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Australia Looks Into Possible Media Disruption Of Facebook And Google...
The Australian Federal Government ordered the ACCC to conduct a review about the role of social media giants to both media publishers and consumers.
By ceres on 2017-12-05 15:55 UTC
'Bikini bridges', social media and the viral contagion of body ideals...
The "bikini bridge" phenomenon started as a hoax and caught on quickly because it reflected the cultural expectations placed on women's bodies.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-12-03 22:58 UTC
CVS to buy Aetna for $US69 billion...
CVS will buy insurance giant Aetna in a roughly $US69 billion ($A97 billion) deal that will help the US pharmacy chain provide more health care and keep a key client, according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-12-03 22:54 UTC
ABC cuts jeopardising safety of remote communities study...
Reduction of local news and station closures disastrous for people living outside Australias cities, researchers say
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-09-22 05:29 UTC
Australia's Fairfax Media gets approval to vote on Domain separation...
Fairfax Media on Friday said it received approval by an Australian court to hold a shareholder meeting to vote on the separation and listing of its classified ads business for properties, Domain Holdings Australia Ltd.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-09-22 05:24 UTC
Those Australian refugees are on their way to the United States...
President Trump called it a “dumb deal” when Barack Obama crafted it with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, but eventually decided to honor it in recognition of our strong alliance with that nation. It was the agreement for us to take in and resettle more than a thousand refugees who had
By viper1 on 2017-09-20 14:01 UTC
Kalmar and Navis make VICT in Melbourne fully automated - port.today...
Kalmar and Navis announced delivery of OneTerminal automation solution to ICTSIs Victoria International Container Terminal (VICT) at Melbourne, Australia.
By PortToday on 2017-09-11 16:37 UTC
Australia hit by record flu outbreak...
AUSTRALIA is in the grip of the worst flu outbreak on record and experts are urging people to have a flu vaccine now to prevent further spread of the disease.
By aphrodite on 2017-08-15 03:36 UTC
Australian senate rejects bill to restore ABC shortwave...
Australia's senate has rejected proposed legislation to restore the international radio service of the country's public broadcaster.
By kynast on 2017-08-13 22:12 UTC
Latest Planet of the Apes film starts thoughtful, turns insufferable...
It's a more thoughtful film than you might expect, but the current Planet of the Apes franchise is just so insufferably earnest, writes Jason Di Rosso.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-07-27 10:08 UTC
Great northern migration underway as Aussies move north to escape housing affordability crisis...
A great northern migration is underway as families flee the housing affordability crisis to start anew in sunny Queensland. It's a narrative being pushed with gusto by the state government, and it has seen more than 20,000 people move to the state's boomi
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-07-27 10:07 UTC
Australia has beaten AIDS but HIV continues to spread...
The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations this week declared that AIDS is no longer a public health issue in Australia. In contrast HIV remains a high concern, with no decline in the number of new HIV transmissions for the past decade.
By AVERT on 2017-06-28 16:15 UTC
TV's battle of The Freaks Can Wentworth's Pamela Rabe out-menace Prisoner's Maggie Kirkpatrick...
AND shes supposed to be on the side of the good guys?
By TheFreakUnleashed on 2017-06-14 18:54 UTC
Senator unhappy at site sale...
South Australian NXT Party leader and senator Nick Xenophon is not happy the Radio Australia broadcast site has been put on the market, before a planned bill to revive the service has gone to a vote.. The north Shepparton site, which holds the
By janderson on 2017-05-22 03:20 UTC
Radio Australia for sale...
For sale, one large semi-rural 229ha block. Key features include large-scale grazing potential, two irrigation channels and a shortwave antenna that can broadcast to all over the globe.. The former shortwave broadcasting station that for decades
By kynast on 2017-05-16 04:49 UTC
ABC opposes bill to restore Pacific shortwave service...
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation has made a Senate submission opposing a bill which would force it to restore its shortwave services for the Northern Territory and the Pacific.
By kynast on 2017-05-09 15:28 UTC
Australian Party Branded Racist for Promising to Employ Australians First...
Donald Trump, famously, proposed the same.
By viper1 on 2017-05-09 15:18 UTC
A dumb Oz decision in the South Pacific | The Strategist...
The decision of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation to end shortwave broadcasts to the South Pacific is a serious blunder, based on a shrinking, insular view of ABC responsibilities. The ABC should be embarrassed...Only an organisation that’s spent the last decade withdrawing resources from the
By janderson on 2017-05-03 18:03 UTC
Australia warned it needs to start thinking about defending itself from ballistic missile attack...
An Australian Defence Force document compiled by an RAAF Group Captain argues the military needs to better understand ballistic-missile defence, amid the growing threat posed by North Korea's "increasingly credible" nuclear program.
By rjx32 on 2017-04-29 05:12 UTC
Vanuatu calls for resumption of ABC shortwave...
The government of Vanuatu has sent a formal submission to the Australian Senate asking for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation to resume its shortwave service.
By kynast on 2017-04-12 15:44 UTC

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