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Australia enhances parliamentary security in wake of Canada terror attack

Australia increased security around Parliament House on Thursday and Prime Minister Tony Abbott expressed solidarity with Ottawa after a gunman attempted to storm Canada’s legislature on Wednesday.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Australia increased security around Parliament House on Thursday and Prime Minister Tony Abbott expressed solidarity with Ottawa after a gunman attempted to storm Canada’s legislature on Wednesday.

Australia enhances parliamentary security in wake of Canada terror attack
New information on missing MH370 flight shows it 'may have turned south earlier'
Australian PM works to sell harsh budget as ‘pain with a purpose’
Prince William and his wife, Kate, end tour Down Under with visit to honour Anzac soldiers

The royal couple, warmly received during their trip with son, George, join service remembering Australian and New Zealand soldiers killed in battle

25 Apr 2014 - 5:34PM

The royal couple, warmly received during their trip with son, George, join service remembering Australian and New Zealand soldiers killed in battle

Prince William and his wife, Kate, end tour Down Under with visit to honour Anzac soldiers
Gillard victorious in dramatic leadership challenge

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard faced down a leadership challenge on Thursday, emerging victorious from a party vote after former leader Kevin Rudd made a last-minute decision not to run.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard faced down a leadership challenge on Thursday, emerging victorious from a party vote after former leader Kevin Rudd made a last-minute decision not to run.

Gillard victorious in dramatic leadership challenge