Australia - News Headlines

Tesla builds world' biggest battery in Australian Outback
December 1st, 2017. 4:07 AM

The world's biggest lithium-ion battery has plugged into an Australian state grid, easily delivering on Tesla Inc. chief executive Elon Musk's 100-day guarantee

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Tesla builds world's biggest battery in Australian Outback
December 1st, 2017. 12:22 AM

World's biggest lithium-ion battery plugged into an Australian state grid

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Australian lawmaker resigns roles over Chinese dealings
November 30th, 2017. 1:40 AM

An embattled Australian lawmaker has resigned from his leadership roles in the opposition party over scandals involving a wealthy Chinese businessman and political donor that have raised accusations of China buying influence

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Australia bows to pressure with inquiry into bank misconduct
November 29th, 2017. 11:03 PM

The Australian government has bowed to growing pressure by announcing a high-level inquiry into misconduct in Australia's financial sector

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2 airlines drop hot food from LAX caterer hit by listeria
November 14th, 2017. 10:00 PM

In Los Angeles, Delta and Virgin Australia have stopped taking hot meals from a kitchen where listeria was discovered

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2 airlines drop hot food from LAX caterer hit by listeria
November 14th, 2017. 9:48 PM

In Los Angeles, Delta and Virgin Australia have stopped taking hot meals from a kitchen where listeria was discovered

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Australian car-making ends with last GM plant closing
October 19th, 2017. 9:58 PM

The last mass-produced car designed and built in Australia has rolled off General Motors Co.'s production line in Adelaide as the nation reluctantly bid farewell to its auto manufacturing industry

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The Latest: Last car built in Australia rolls off GM line
October 19th, 2017. 9:39 PM

The last mass-produced car designed and built in Australia has rolled off General Motors Co.'s production line as the nation reluctantly bid farewell to its auto manufacturing industry

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Australian car making to end soon with GM plant closing
October 19th, 2017. 2:01 AM

Australian car making to soon end with closing of GM plant after 90 years

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Australian casino denies lawmaker's criminal allegations
October 18th, 2017. 1:44 AM

A lawmaker has accused a major Australian casino company of rigging slot machines and concealing potential money laundering at its largest casino with the state regulator covering up criminal behavior

Andrew Wilkie
Australia rejects clean energy target for cheaper power
October 17th, 2017. 1:05 AM

The Australian government has rejected a plan to generate 42 percent of its energy from renewable sources and will instead pursue cheaper and more reliable power

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Passengers describe terror aboard Indonesia AirAsia flight
October 16th, 2017. 1:37 AM

Passengers on an Indonesia AirAsia flight from Australia to the holiday island of Bali described a panicked flight crew announcing an emergency and oxygen masks dropping from the ceiling after their airliner lost cabin air pressure and rapidly descended

Passengers describe terror aboard Indonesia AirAsia flight
Passengers describe terror aboard Indonesia AirAsia flight
October 15th, 2017. 11:58 PM

Passengers on an Indonesia AirAsia flight from Australia to the holiday island of Bali described a panicked flight crew announcing an emergency and oxygen masks dropping from the ceiling after their airliner lost cabin air pressure and rapidly descended

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Dutch team wins Australia solar-powered car race 7th time
October 12th, 2017. 4:16 AM

A Dutch team has won a solar-powered car race across Australia for a seventh time, with a University of Michigan car taking second place in the biennial event

Dutch team wins Australia solar-powered car race 7th time
Dutch team wins 7th Australian solar-powered car race
October 12th, 2017. 3:09 AM

A Dutch team has won a solar-powered car race across Australia for a seventh time, with a University of Michigan car likely to take second in the World Solar Challenge

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Toyota plant closure latest step in Australian "Carmageddon"
October 3rd, 2017. 2:54 AM

Toyota shutters factory in Melbourne, as "Carmageddon" hits Australian auto industry

Toyota plant closure latest step in Australian \"Carmageddon\"
Australian firm signs deal with Czechs on lithium mining
October 2nd, 2017. 12:00 PM

Australia's European Metals Holdings says it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Czech Republic giving it the right to mine lithium, a key component in electric batteries

Australian firm signs deal with Czechs on lithium mining
Australia's EMH signs deal to mine lithium in Czech Republic
October 2nd, 2017. 11:23 AM

Australia's European Metals Holdings says it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Czech Republic giving it the right to mine lithium, a key component in electric batteries

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California man charged in $98M fraud, bribery scheme
September 28th, 2017. 7:55 PM

The former head of a Southern California software company has been charged with bribing executives at an Australian bank in order to win a $98 million incentive bonus

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Australia to create its own space agency for economic boost
September 25th, 2017. 10:45 AM

Australia has announced it will create its own space agency to increase its share of the $330 billion space economy

Malcolm Turnbull

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