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China takes over Radio Australia's old shortwave frequencies...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/shortwave
A Chinese station takes over the shortwave radio frequencies once used by the ABC in the Pacific region, following the broadcaster's decision to end shortwave services.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-15 22:10 UTC
Push to fire up Radio Australia in the Pacific...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/shortwave
There is a push in Australia to re-establish Radio Australia's services to the Asia/Pacific region.
By kynast on 2018-07-15 22:09 UTC
Australia's government failed to stand up for press freedom after Nauru barred ABC journalist...
Is Malcolm Turnbull too beholden to Nauru to intervene after the country refuses to grant a visa to Australia's state broadcaster?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-15 20:58 UTC
John Howard warns China seeks power and influence through its expats...
The million Chinese in Australia are "terrific citizens" but China wants to use them to assert its power and influence, the former Australian PM says.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-27 15:17 UTC
The Air Force is buying six new drones to monitor the South China Sea...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/
Australia will spend $7 billion on six unmanned spy planes that can stay in the air for more than a day and will be used to hunt enemy submarines and carry out surveillance flights.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-26 02:12 UTC
Why aren't there stinger nets so people can swim at Darwin beaches?...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/darwin
Darwin's beaches are stunning, and yet usually completely devoid of swimmers. Will it ever be possible to net the beaches like in northern Queensland so that people can swim without fear of deadly jellyfish stings or crocodile attacks?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-26 02:11 UTC
Australian wine shipments held up at Chinese ports amid political tensions: report...
French company looks to be the first foreign company to be harmed by a deterioration in relations between Australia and China.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-15 03:25 UTC
Victorian free speech rally draws dozens...
Dozens of protesters have rallied in Melbourne in support of Sonia Kruger and incarcerated far-right British activist Tommy Robinson.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-09 16:25 UTC
White South African farmers 'just in the normal queue' for immigration...
Despite a declaration from Peter Dutton earlier this year that persecuted white South African farmers deserved "special attention" from Australia, officials from his department say there has been no direction from the Home Affairs Minister to prio
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 14:02 UTC
While Australia watched a wedding, China was making its next move...
By landing H-6K heavy bombers on the Paracel islands, China asserted its intention to dominate Australia's chief trade lifeline.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-21 14:50 UTC
Protesting outside NSW abortion clinics could soon be outlawed...
Protesters outside abortion clinics in New South Wales may be forced to abandon their posts, if State Parliament passes a new bill due to be introduced today.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-16 19:24 UTC
7 dead in what may be Australia's worst mass shooting in 22 years, near Margaret River in western Australia...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/worldtv/, /contrib/Australia/
Bodies of 3 adults, 4 kids found; after gunman killed 35 in 1996, Australia enacted strict gun laws that have come to be widely seen as a success
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-11 06:59 UTC
'The Age' is Australia's fastest growing masthead, new figures show...
The Age is the fastest growing masthead in Australia, according to new figures.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-10 16:19 UTC
Sydney affordability gets a small boost...
Report lays bare the entrenched severity of housing costs in the country's two largest cities that not even a short-term improvement can resolve.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-19 07:20 UTC
Researchers find 'catastrophic' coral die-off on Great Barrier Reef...
Australia's Great Barrier Reef suffered a "catastrophic die-off" of coral during an extended heatwave in 2016, threatening a broader range of reef life than previously feared, a report revealed Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-19 05:42 UTC
Australia 'Looking Into' Specific Cases of Persecution Against South African Farmers...
Australia's Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton says it's "unquestionable" some white South African farmers are being persecuted and his department is looking into specific cases.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-04-03 13:06 UTC
Nurses forced to announce 'white privilege' when treating Indigenous...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/
Australian nurses are being subject to a new 'racist' policy which demands they announce their 'white privilege' before treating Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander patients.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-25 17:52 UTC
Australia is denying student visas, says Chinese government...
The Chinese education ministry says some people are denied visas. Students in China believe those studying science and technology are being targeted.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-03-15 06:26 UTC
Australia considers visas for 'persecuted' white......
Australia's conservative government is considering fast-tracking visas for white South African farmers so they can flee their "horrific circumstances" for a "civilised country". Steve Ciobo, agreed the farmers' situation was "cause for concern". "Let's be frank, if we see in this case -- people who
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-03-15 06:06 UTC
Australia's homelessness worsening, census data shows...
The number of homeless people in Australia jumped by 14 per cent in the five years to 2016, according to census data which also reveals a "significant" increase in older women on the streets and a growing group living in overcrowded accommodation.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-03-15 06:05 UTC
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