Ambassador withdrawn: Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Foreign Minister Julie Bishop address the media after the executions.

Australia recalls ambassador after Indonesia executes Bali Nine prisoners

Australian PM Tony Abbott called the executions “cruel and unnecessary” Australia has recalled its ambassador to Indonesia for consultations after two Australians were among eight drug smugglers executed by firing squad early... Read more »

Indonesia executes Bali nine duo, Australia warns of ‘consequences’

Australia-Indonesia relations strained after executions Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran and six other men are executed by firing squad, as Filipina Mary Jane Velosa wins a last-minute reprieve The families of Bali... Read more »
Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop speaks during a joint news conference at the conclusion of the AUSMIN meeting at Admiralty.

Bali Nine: Australia pleads for stay in executions

There is still hope that the imminent executions of two Australian prisoners on death row in Indonesia could be delayed after an appeal date was set for next month. A lawyer for Myuran Sukumaran,... Read more »