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Social Media Executives Could Face Stiffer Penalties Following Australia’s Crackdown

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has threatened social media giants with "significant" penalties if they fail to remove terrorist contents. Morrison met with executives from...
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Australian PM Calls for Security Beef Up at Places of Worship

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced 55 million Australian dollars (39 million U.S. dollars) in funding in community safety grants following the attacks...
A view during the World Trade Organization Aid for Trade Global Review in 2017. Photo by: Jay Louvion / WTO / CC BY-SA

What to expect from WTO’s 2019 Global Review of Aid for Trade

The world’s least developed countries have the smallest share of the global trade market, but highest reliance on a small number of commodities to...
domestic violence

Australian Government Plans Massive Investment to Curb Domestic Violence

The Australian government has announced 328 million Australian dollars (232.3 million U.S. dollars) in funding to combat domestic violence. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said...
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Australian government belittled for the first in parliament

The Australian government has suffered an historic defeat, losing a vote on the floor of the House of Representatives for the first time since...
domestic violence

Aussie PM Pledges to provide funding for domestic violence and terrorism

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a major funding package to combat "new and emerging threats" to community safety. Addressing the National Press...
jail bars

Australian PM Entreat Indonesian Leader Hold Terrorists in Jail

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called on Indonesian President Joko Widodo to overturn the decision to pardon convicted terrorist Abu Bakar Bashir. Widodo announced...
Australia's population has grown from 22.4 million in Dec 2010 to 25.2 million in Jan 2019, with a vast majority of that growth attributed to net overseas migration.PHOTO: FACEBOOK/MELBOURNE AIPORT

Most Australians Stand Against High Immigrant Intake

The number of Australians who want the nation's migrant intake to grow has fallen by a third since 2010, a study has found. A survey...
Gun

Australian police strategize on firearm laws reduce suicides by officers

Australia's top law enforcement agency has introduced stricter internal firearm regulations after four officers took their own lives. Two Australian Federal Police (AFP) officers committed...

Australian Political Parties are Fueled by the Alcohol Industry

Donations to Australia's two major political parties from the alcohol, gambling and tobacco industries peak during critical policy debates, a report has found. The...
oil spill

Aussie researchers discover ways to clean up crude and diesel spills

Australian scientists have developed a polymer "sponge" capable of soaking up oil spills. The highly buoyant polymer is made of waste cooking oils and sulphur,...
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Analysis and the Issues of Commonwealth Games 2018

Organizers of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games have apologized for their closing ceremony on Sunday night which has been roundly criticised for not...
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Engineering: Drone capable of planting 1 billion trees per year

An Australian engineer has revealed a plan to combat deforestation by using drones to plant one billion trees every year. Susan Graham,...
AFP/File / William West Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is seeking his own mandate with the public just eight months after deposing predecessor Tony Abbott in a party coup

Aussie PM admits India free trade deal talks have been put “on hold”

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday said a free trade deal with India has been put on hold indefinitely as the India's offers...
Migrants are seen near the village of Tabanovce at the northern Macedonian border on March 9, 2016. (Xinhua) (zw)

Australian authorities suggest rural settlements for migrants

The Australian government is considering introducing new measures to encourage migrants to resettle in regional cities and rural towns, in an effort to ease...
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Aussie researchers investigating four mystery objects in search for “Planet 9”

Astronomers from the Australian National University (ANU) in Canberra are investigating four unknown objects which could be our Solar System's ninth planet. ...

World’s biggest battery and solar farm to be built in South Australia

The "world's biggest" battery and solar farm is set to be built in South Australia, in response to recent widespread blackouts which crippled the...
cars

Australia’s most popular new cars failing to meet fuel consumption claims

Some of Australia's best selling cars have been found to be misleading customers after a study into fuel consumption claims found some cars used...
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High fiber diet key to reducing effects of asthma

Fiber supplements could be used as a treatment to asthma, an Australian study has shown. As an estimated 300 million people worldwide...
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Aussie researchers ask amateur stargazers to help find “Planet 9” in our Solar System

The Australian National University (ANU) has called on amateur astronomers to help its researchers find a new planet in the Solar System. ...
electricity

Australian PM orders comprehensive review of nation’s electricity prices

Australia's Prime Minister has ordered a comprehensive review of the nation's electricity prices, with its consumer watchdog to conduct a thorough investigation into competition...
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Aussie agricultural exports set to surge in 2017 due to boom in nut sales

Australian farm produce is predicted to boom this year as overseas markets clamour for locally grown nuts such as almonds and macadamias as...
New Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull answers a question after announcing his new cabinet at a press conference in Canberra on September 20, 2015. Turnbull announced the cabinet reshuffle, promoting more women to key positions just days after he ousted Tony Abbott in a party coup. AFP PHOTO / Peter PARKS (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

Aussie PM to consider creating U.S.-style Department of Homeland Security

The Australian government is reportedly considering a major restructure of its security agencies, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull keen to create a wide-ranging, U.S.-style...
Climate change

Impact of climate change in Australia may be “irreversible”

Despite efforts to counter climate change in Australia, its impact on the local ecosystem may be "irreversible," the 2017 State of the Environment report...
Wpid Money Growth

Australian economist says China to remain engine of world economic growth in a decade

China has managed its economy better than expected and will still be the engine of the world's economic growth in the next ten years,...
food aid

Australian government urged to increase foreign aid amid famine in North Africa and Middle...

Aid agencies have urged the Australian government to increase its foreign aid contributions amid fears that a famine could kill thousands in North Africa...

Aussie government partners with public sector to combat terror funding

The Australian government has formed a world-first partnership between its financial intelligence agency and the public sector in an attempt to further combat terrorism...
law

Australia to consider tightening anti-terror laws to close “loophole”

The Australian government is considering beefing up anti-terror laws aimed at stopping dual-national foreign fighters from returning to Australia, the nation's Immigration Minister said...
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Australia to recall all foreign diplomats to help shape foreign policy

The Australian government has announced that every foreign ambassador will be brought back to Canberra for a two-day summit next month to revamp Australia's...
education

Aussie universities agree to set Indigenous enrollment “quotas” in national first

Australian universities have for the first time agreed to set quota targets for admitting Indigenous students into tertiary education in an effort to "close...