Malcolm Turnbull

Offshore refugees to be banned from ever getting to Australia

Australia's government is seeking to ban for life all asylum seekers, even genuine refugees, currently held in offshore detention centres on Manus Island and Nauru, it announced Sunday.

Amnesty: "reject the model of abuse" from Australia on refugees

Amnesty International has criticized the Australian border control policy as "shameful," urging countries "to reject the model of abuse" that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is promoting, a...

There is no Planet B, Australian scientists tell Turnbull

More than 150 scientists have demanded that Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull urgently tackle the root causes of climate change, saying there is "no Planet B."

Rights group: Broad culture of abuse in Australian juvenile detention

Newly obtained documents reveal a culture of mistreatment and abuse in Australian juvenile detention centres that the government should urgently investigate, Amnesty International said Thursday....

Turnbull rejects calls to expand juvenile detention centre inquiry

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull rejected calls Wednesday to expand an inquiry into the mistreatment of children in detention centres.

Turnbull gives million dollars to re-election campaign: report

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull donated a million dollars from his own pocket towards the government’s re-election campaign, a media report said Friday.

Turnbull warns against escalation in South China Sea after ruling

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said Wednesday it was vital that all countries involved in the South China Sea dispute abide by this week's international tribunal decision, and settle...

Australia's Turnbull faces anti-Muslim, diverse groups in new Senate

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called the election largely to try and win a clearer path to governing in the Senate. It appears his challenge has only become tougher as he now faces a...

Australian opposition leader tells Turnbull to step down

Australia's opposition leader Bill Shorten on Monday said that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull should resign, saying, "The bloke is not up to the job."

Australia's Turnbull: "We will form a coalition majority government"

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who is seeking to lead the country's next government following national elections, said his party will be able to form a majority government in the next...

Australian vote too close to call; Turnbull-led government in limbo

Australia faces an uncertain few days after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's government failed to get an outright majority in the parliamentary elections.