International donations for Australian disaster relief

The Australian government says its been inundated with good wishes and offers of help from around the world, in response to the Victorian bushfires. Our Canberra correspondent, Linda Mottram, says Australia's prime minister and foreign...

New bushfire starts in Australia’s south-east

Firefighters are battling a new blaze that has broken out in a pine plantation near the fire disaster zone at Mansfield, in the state of Victoria, in Australia's south-east, five days after the bushfires...

Fiji postpones national wage rise

Fijian interim Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has postponed a national pay rise until July 1. Radio Australia's Jemima Garrett says the wage rise of up to 20 percent had been agreed upon by the Fiji...

Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu to visit Solomon Islands

The Nobel Peace Prize-winning South African cleric Desmond Tutu has been invited to Solomon Islands to help set up a Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in the country. The now-retired Archbishop help set up South...

Australia accused of climate hypocrisy

Environment groups say the Australian government is taking a hypocritical position on forestry to the climate conference in Poland. The wholesale jerseys Australian Conservation Foundation’s Lindsay Hesketh says the Australian government supports the...