Attorney General Mark Dreyfus and Foreign Minister Penny Wong responded to the British government's decision by saying Assange's "case has dragged on for too long and should be brought to a close."
The agreement drew a line under a spat that caused leader-level recriminations and threatened to torpedo talks on an EU-Australia trade agreement.
China has created a series of official and unofficial trade barriers in recent years to a range of Australian exports worth billions of dollars including coal, wine, barley, beef and seafood.
PM Modi holds 'fruitful' discussions with Australian counterpart; agrees to further cement bilateral ties
MEA spoeksperson termed the meeting as a renewed momentum in India-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership. Both PMs affirmed their desire to continue positive momentum in bilateral relationship
US President Joe Biden welcomed PM Narendra Modi at the Quad Summit, saying it's wonderful to see you again in person.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s center-left Labor Party ousted predecessor Scott Morrison ’s conservative coalition at Saturday’s election.
“PM Albanese has travelled to India as a backpacker in 1991 and also led a parliamentary delegation in 2018.
PM Albanese has travelled to India as a backpacker in 1991.
"It enables us to send a message to the world that there is a change of government," he told reporters after claiming victory for his center-left Labor Party in Saturday's national elections.
"Every parent wants more for the next generation than they had. My mother dreamt of a better life for me. And I hope that my journey in life inspires Australians to reach for the stars," he said.
The 54-year-old outgoing leader noted that voter support for major parties had fallen in the election.
Anthony Albanese said his political rise since he joined the party as an impoverished teenager was built on his honesty.
Whether the ethnic group is large or small, during an election even a small percentage of votes can change the result.
On Sunday, Prime Minister Scott Morrison called for an election on May 21.
Anthony Albanese suggested Australia’s policy toward a more belligerent China would not divide the parties during the campaign.
Center-left Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese set climate policy as a battle line at elections expected to be held between March and May.
Less than 2% of new vehicles sold in Australia are electric, and the transport sector is a major reason why Australia, on a per capita basis, is one of the world’s worst greenhouse gas emitters.