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Firebrand senator warns Australia could be "swamped by Muslims"

Australia is "in danger of being swamped by Muslims" and could be living under Islamic law if it does not act, Senator Pauline Hanson, a firebrand far-right politician, said Wednesday on her...

Australia spent 7.2 billion dollars on asylum policy, report says

The Australian government has spent 9.6 billion Australian dollars (7.2 billion US dollars) on its asylum policy since 2013, Save the Children said Tuesday.

Planned popular vote on gay marriage ignites debate in Australia

The Australian government has proposed a date for a compulsory plebiscite on same-sex marriage, as concerns over expense and funding fuel opposition to the plan.

Australian conservatives rally for German anti-Islam Pegida movement

Conservative groups rallied in the Australian capital Saturday in support of Pegida, the Islamophobic and anti-foreigner movement that started in Germany and has since spread to other countries....