Australia names new ambassador to Israel

Chris Cannan to replace Dave Sharma, considered one of the most pro-Israel ambassadors.JTA, 4/12/2017, 5:46 PM

Australian probe clears World Vision on Gaza

Australian government finds no evidence that taxpayer money was misused by World Vision in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/22/2017, 1:15 AM

Photos: Purim celebration in Australia

Yeshivah - Beth Rivkah Colleges in Melbourne held festive Purim celebrations which begun at the start of Adar.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/13/2017, 12:08 AM

Israel: Bad experience with international forces

Prime Minister explains during Australia visit he had no objection to Palestinian state - if Israel controls on-ground security.Nitzan Kedar, 2/26/2017, 10:25 AM

Netanyahu, Julie Bishop, speak about Iran nuclear deal

PM Netanyahu meets with Australian FM, opposition leader, says visit was 'wonderful,' explains dangers of Iran nuclear agreement.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2017, 9:16 AM

'Israel is a top priority for Australia's government'

Australian minister says government supports two-state solution, Turnbull's criticism of UN.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/26/2017, 7:04 AM

The letter Sara Netanyahu received

Netanyahu and First Lady visit 'Moriah' Jewish school in Sydney with Australian Prime Minister.Hezki Baruch / Nitzan Kedar, 2/23/2017, 3:45 PM

Anti-Israel protesters in Australia: Netanyahu is a war criminal

Several hundred anti-Israel protesters demonstrate in Sydney against Netanyahu's visit.AFP, 2/23/2017, 1:06 PM

Watch: Netanyahu meets with Australian PM and his Cabinet

Netanyahu and Turnbull meet 'to discuss the wide range of opportunities' for cooperation between Israel and Australia.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/23/2017, 12:31 PM

Netanyahu: I still support pardon for Azariya

Speaking on official Australia trip, PM talks about Azariya case for first time since sentence announced.Nitzan Keidar, 2/23/2017, 10:15 AM

Watch: Netanyahu greeted by Sydney's Jewish community

'Your Prime Minister is the greatest friend of Israel," Netanyahu tells Jewish community of Sydney.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2017, 2:28 PM

'What kind of Palestinian state do you want exactly?'

Netanyahu slams demands by former Australian PMs to recognize Palestinian statehood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2017, 11:19 AM

Australian PM reiterates support for two-state solution

In newspaper column ahead of Netanyahu visit, PM Turnbull expresses support for directly negotiated two-state solution.Ben Ariel, 2/22/2017, 3:12 AM

Watch: Netanyahu lands in Australia

Netanyahu to attend economic conference and meet local Jewish leaders during Australia visit.Hezki Baruch, 2/21/2017, 11:30 PM

Australian anti-Semites protest Netanyahu visit

Protesters slam Netanyahu visit, say he should receive 'red card, not red carpet.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/20/2017, 8:16 AM

Netanyahu: Israel's economy is growing

Netanyahu says upcoming Australia visit will help Israel's economy continue to grow, slams Israeli public for not honoring elders.Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/19/2017, 1:01 PM

Netanyahu to fly to Singapore and Australia

Netanyahu to update government on US meetings, travel to Singapore on Sunday.Nitsan Keidar, 2/19/2017, 8:32 AM

Australia's FM hints support for alternative to two states

Australia’s Foreign Minister: We support “two-state solution” but the world should recognize “one-state solution” if both sides agree.Ben Ariel, 2/17/2017, 6:13 AM

Australian pro-Israel group objects to Regulation Law

Australia's main pro-Israel lobbying group criticizes Regulation Law.JTA and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/10/2017, 2:30 AM

Double standards: Honoring one's predecessors' commitments

Concerning Australia and Israel, Trump and Obama. David Singer, 2/9/2017, 6:22 AM

WATCH: Hundreds join memorial ceremony for murdered girl

Hundreds join memorial ceremony for 10-year-old Australian girl killed in Friday ramming attack.Yoni Kempinski, 1/22/2017, 2:17 PM

Community describes girl killed in ramming as 'happy and bubbly'

Police identify ramming victim as 10-year-old Thalia Hakin, Jewish community leaders express shock and mourning.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/21/2017, 7:03 PM

Australia: 3 dead after car hits pedestrians in Melbourne

Car plows through pedestrians in a mall in Melbourne. Three dead, suspect arrested. Incident not believed to be terror-related.Ben Ariel, 1/20/2017, 6:44 AM

Australian mayor declines synagogue invite over 'occupation'

Mayor of a Sydney suburb declines to attend ceremony at a local synagogue due to his opposition to Israel’s actions in Judea and Samaria.Elad Benari and JTA, 1/19/2017, 5:33 AM

Former Australian PM: Cut aid to Palestinian Authority

Former Australian PM says country should cut aid to PA, support Trump in moving embassy to Jerusalem.Chana Roberts, 1/2/2017, 8:02 AM

Australia’s Prime Minister makes impromptu visit to synagogue

Australian Prime Minister visits Sydney synagogue Friday night, dances with congregants, and expresses solidarity with Israel.JTA, 1/1/2017, 9:11 PM

Australia: We would not have voted in favor

Australian Foreign Minister claims that if it had had a say, Australia would not have voted for the recent "one-sided" UN resolution.Tal Polon, 12/30/2016, 9:44 AM

Australian police foil Christmas attacks in Melbourne

Police in Australia arrest seven suspects who were allegedly planning a series of bomb attacks in the heart of Melbourne.Ben Ariel, 12/23/2016, 4:38 AM

Trump and the world - Australian diplomat concerned

Watch: ILTV speaks with Gareth Evans, former Australian foreign minister, who expresses his concerns about a Trump presidency.ILTV, 12/22/2016, 9:51 AM

Australia seeks extradition of ISIS terror suspect

Australia seeking the extradition ISIS operative Neil Prakash, who was reported dead but was actually caught alive by Turkey.Ben Ariel, 11/27/2016, 4:05 AM

Watch: Scariest spider in the world

The terrifying moment a massive huntsman spider devours a mouse in Australia has gone viral. The footage of the arachnid,Arutz Sheva staff, 10/25/2016, 8:40 PM

Freak accident kills 4 at Australian theme park

Four killed as children's ride suffers 'critical incident' at Australia's largest theme park.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/25/2016, 10:42 AM

ISIS beheading plot in Australia foiled

Muslim teens in Sydney arrested in possession of bayonets amid plot to decapitate local in the name of ISIS.David Rosenberg, 10/13/2016, 9:27 AM

Ex-Australian MP explains how he got caught in firefight

Former MP and Deputy Foreign Minister defends himself from harsh criticism and explains the importance of his visit with Kurdish forces.Emily Rose , 10/2/2016, 1:25 PM

Watch: Former Australian MP caught in clash with ISIS

Australian ex-MP and Israel advocate, Wyatt Roy, was caught in a firefight with ISIS terrorists in Iraq.Emily Rose, 9/29/2016, 5:48 PM

Aussie PM praises 'start-up nation' at meeting with Netanyahu

Netanyahu meets with Australian PM Turnbull at UN General Assembly to discuss science and technology cooperation.Yoel Domb, 9/22/2016, 9:58 AM

Australian jets involved in botched US air strike in Syria

According to Defense Department reports, Australian jets were involved in US-led air strike in Syria which killed 62 Syrians fighting ISIS.Yoel Domb, 9/18/2016, 11:33 AM

Australian man charged with ISIS-style attack

Sydney, Australia, man charged with committing a terrorist attack inspired by the Islamic State group.Ben Ariel, 9/11/2016, 5:22 AM

Student dressed as Hitler wins prize in Australia

A student dressed as Hitler won a prize in front of visiting Jewish children at an Australian school. School called incident "a mistake."AFP, 9/9/2016, 7:16 AM

Holocaust-denying leaflets distributed on campuses in Australia

Leaflets distributed at Australian universities claim the Holocaust never happened. University authorities investigating.JTA, 9/8/2016, 4:25 AM

'Real threat' of ISIS terror in Australia

After ISIS urges followers to attack Australia, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says there is a real threat of 'lone wolf' attacks.AFP, 9/7/2016, 8:08 AM

Australia to widen scope of war on ISIS

Australia targets jihadists across Iraq and Syria as it broadens the scope of its air war on ISIS.AFP, 9/1/2016, 10:22 AM

ISIS recruiter claims he 'loves Australia,' cries at sentencing

Hamdi Alqudsi cries in court, as he faces up to 70 years in prison for recruiting seven men for ISIS.Rachel Kaplan, 8/24/2016, 10:06 AM

Australia: Woman stabbed to death in possible 'extremist' attack

British woman stabbed to death at a hostel in Queensland. Attacker yelled "Allahu Akbar" while arrested.Ben Ariel, 8/24/2016, 6:02 AM

Australia joins the search for Raoul Wallenberg's fate

Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop has called for the truth to be revealed about the fate of Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2016, 9:34 PM

World Zionist Organization reaches out down under

Former MK Dov Lipman visits Australia to teach Israel supporters to combat BDS with a more 'nuanced' approach.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/15/2016, 5:04 PM

Australia cuts funding to World Vision over Hamas ties

Legal organization Shurat Hadin: "Foreign aid organizations are directly responsible for the murder of scores of Jews in Israel."Rachel Kaplan, 8/4/2016, 10:53 PM

Australia moves to indefinite detention of terrorists

Particularly dangerous offenders - specifically terrorists - targeted by new measures; new legislation also to bar 'incitement to genocide.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2016, 4:02 PM

5 Jewish lawmakers elected to Australian Parliament

Five Jewish candidates in Australia, including the first Jewish Liberal from New South Wales, assured seats in the next Parliament.JTA, 7/7/2016, 5:21 AM

Assad claims: Western nations are secretly doing deals with us

Syrian President hints that Western nations are secretly doing deals with his country despite openly criticizing him.Ben Ariel, 7/1/2016, 4:15 AM

Australian Elections 2016

Australians go to the polls on Saturday to elect both upper and lower houses.David HaCohen, 6/29/2016, 8:56 AM

Haredi principal 'unfit for extradition' in Australia abuse case

Sex abuse victims support group up in arms as Malka Leifer wins latest bid to evade justice; will remain in Israel for 'treatment.'JTA, 6/6/2016, 8:17 AM

Australian killed fighting ISIS in Syria

Jamie Bright, a former soldier, the third Australian citizen to be killed fighting with Kurdish forces.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/30/2016, 8:34 AM

Sixth man charged over Australia's 'tinnie terror' plan

25-year-old charged with preparing to join jihadists abroad via boat, after his passport was cancelled.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/27/2016, 11:39 AM

'McKosher' moniker rejected by Australia Trademark Office

Australian lawyer who claims he is of Scottish-Jewish descent fails in a bid to register the trademark “McKosher."JTA, 5/18/2016, 4:32 AM

Australia: Five face terror charges over plans to join jihadists

Five young men charged in Australia over a plan to sail to Indonesia to join jihadist groups in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/15/2016, 6:39 AM

Australian cancer curing fraud faces legal action

Belle Gibson shot to fame for claiming to have treated her terminal brain cancer with Ayurvedic medicine - now the state is after her.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/6/2016, 1:08 PM