Australia’s Leader Demotes 2 Ministers Amid Accusations of Rape and Misogyny

The attorney general and the defense minister, tied to separate scandals, will stay in the government, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said.

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‘March 4 Justice’: Thousands Turn Out in Australia

The protests in at least 40 cities represented an outpouring of anger over the treatment of women at the highest levels of power, organizers said.

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Brittany Higgins’s Parliament Rape Claim Roils Australia

A former government staff member said she had been made to choose between going to the police and keeping her job. The government expressed regret if she “felt unsupported.”

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Australia’s Struggle With ‘Bonk Bans’ and ‘Manterruptions’

Prime Minister Scott Morrison came under fire this week for abruptly interrupting a female senior minister who was asked what it’s like to be a woman in Parliament.

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Australia Quiet on First Foreign-Meddling Arrest, but Target Is Clear

The suspect, who has been active in Chinese-Australian groups, was charged under laws against foreign interference that were seen as a response to China.

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How Coal-Loving Australia Became the Leader in Rooftop Solar

Embracing solar panels to save money, homeowners have made the country a powerhouse in renewable energy.

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