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Australia changes its national anthem to reflect country’s long indigenous history

Australia will sing a different national anthem beginning this year after Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a change to the words on Thursday. The anthem will no longer refer to Australia as “young and free” – in an attempt to reflect the country’s long indigenous history. The announcement was a surprise but welcomed across the […]

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison cancels India visit due to bushfires

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday called off his visit to India due to the devastating bushfire crisis in his country. News of the visit being called off came after Morrison and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi held a telephone conversation on Friday. Massive fires ripped parts of Australia’s south-east for weeks with fire […]

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Australia PM Scott Morrison heckled by angry bushfire victims and firefighter

Australian  Prime Minister Scott Morrison was heckled in a town ravaged by bushfires, piling pressure on the leader amid death of at least 18 people. An angry firefighter refused to shake Morrison’s hand when he visited the town of Cobargo in New South Wales state on Thursday. Video footage showed Morrison tried to grab the […]