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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...
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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...
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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
Australia: Three die from eating contaminated melon...
Authorities in Australia have traced a listeria outbreak that has killed three people to contaminated melons. People have been warned to throw out any cantaloupes bought before Wednesday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-03-03 14:13 UTC
Tesla, Australia to turn 50,000 homes into power generators...
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A network of solar panels linked to rechargeable Tesla batteries will be provided free to 50,000 homes in South Australia for electricity as part of a government plan
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-02-04 18:32 UTC
$200 private health insurance price rises on the cards...
Consumers will be slugged with an average 4 per cent rise in private health insurance premiums this year despite major Turnbull government reforms designed to rein in costs.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-01-17 07:54 UTC
Rusty the dog homeward-bound after 1,500 km cross-country odyssey...
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The little dog that made a big 1,500 kilometre journey from Queensland to South Australia after hitching a ride on a truck, will make the trek home next week.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-01-17 07:52 UTC
Treated sewage used to trial biofuels, boost northern development...
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With about a megalitre of sewage flowing from the toilets of Cloncurry every day, the local council has built a new trial site for biofuel plants.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-01-14 20:22 UTC
Massive price drops up end property market...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/sydney
SYDNEY tenants can look forward to a discounted lease on life with rents tumbling across the city's east, west and north and remaining static everywhere else.
By bwilliams2017 on 2017-12-18 00:53 UTC

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