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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
Australia Looks Into Possible Media Disruption Of Facebook And Google...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/internet
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...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/internet
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...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/business/
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...
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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 -
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/Australia/
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...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/health/
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...
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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

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