Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has conceded defeat in his country's elections. The Conservatives led by Tony Abbott won by a landslide.
On December 17, 1967, Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt went for a swim at an isolated south coast beach and was never seen again. Fifty years on, conspiracy theories surrounding his disappearance still abound.
China and Australia have traded claims of undue political influence and racial prejudice. Opposition politicians in Australia have accused Prime Minister Turnbull of jeopardizing the country's biggest trade relationship.
An Australian MP accused of working on behalf of Chinese interests has quit parliament. Canberra is clamping down on foreign interference in politics but critics say it smacks of local politicking and xenophobia.
A man from the Australian state of Tasmania has been arrested on suspicion of head-butting former prime minister Tony Abbott. The conservative politician was campaigning against the legalization of same-sex marriage.
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