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Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced the establishment of a new Maritime Technical College to prepare Australia for the nation's $90 billion naval ship building program. The government will invest an initial $25 million in the ...
RETAIL king Gerry Harvey has warned the Australian economy will "go up in smoke" if companies like eBay and Amazon don't pay their fair share of GST on overseas imports.
Perspective could equally be thrown into the equation as well, and from the perspective of China's rapidly growing millionaire class, Australian capital city properties are not only cheap, but high-yielding as well. Detailed analysis from the big ...
defence industry Minister Christopher Pyne meets with Crown Prince Mutain bin Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud in Riyadh in December.
Pauline Hanson has compared Islam to a disease Australians need to vaccinate themselves against, a comment described by the Deputy Prime Minister as "bat poo crazy".
A 63-year-old man has been charged with the abduction and murder of a three-year-old British girl in Australia nearly 50 years ago.
scientists in northern Australia are preparing to hunt for the Tasmanian tiger following a series of "sightings" of the species, which was declared extinct after the last one died in a zoo in 1936.
But amid rising tensions in the South China Sea, this puts Australia in a difficult situation. "We don't want to see taking sides, as happened during the Cold War," Li told his audience at a lunch hosted by Australian Prime Minister, Malcom Turnbull.
John Pesek of Ravenna, for many years one of the leading wrestlers in the country, has signed a contract for a tour of Australia, meeting the best of the Australian grapplers. On March 15, the new school building in Loomis was dedicated. The building ...
He is married, has five children and has worked at the same company for 20 years. And while he admits he has not travelled much in his 52 years, it hasn't stopped Kevin from listening to the news from Australia since 1980 - with the help of a ...
A Gallup poll placed Australia as a Top 5 vacation destination for Americans, if money were no object, trailing behind Hawaii and Europe.
For more than a month the world has wondered why President Donald Trump, 25 minutes into a planned one-hour phone call, abruptly hung up on Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. "This was the worst call by far," Trump declared during the early ...
In 2001, cigars were packed the day Australia skittled India for 171 at Kolkata before asking the locals to have another go.
Australia had the opportunity to bring its laws into line with equivalent laws from the U.S. and Europe, and international standards as encapsulated in the Manila Principles on Intermediary Liability.
It's autumn in Australia, so the late afternoon start time means the drivers often have to cope with a low sun shining in their eyes.
The peak body for Australia's financial technology start-ups has been forced to deny that a $200,000 Turnbull government grant had bought its support for new crowdsourced equity funding legislation.
A 63-year-old man has been arrested for Australian toddler Cheryl Grimmer's murder 47 years ago. Her disappearance sparked a manhunt across Australia and has remained a mystery for 47 years. But police now believe three-year-old Cheryl Grimmer died ...
A night parrot has been photographed in Western Australia, adding another twist to the mysterious history of the species that was presumed extinct until it was rediscovered in Queensland four years ago.
More than half of the deaths caused by snake bites in Australia since 2000 have occurred in or around the victim's home, a nationwide review has found.
With more people coming into Australia, our biggest cities are tracking higher rates of growth. This applies specifically to Melbourne and Sydney and to a lesser degree southeast Queensland.
The eve of the 2017 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix - the last point of the year at which in theory anything could happen.
building materials and investor Brickworks has a "full order book" across the east coast of Australia, where builders have a long pipeline of work, with little change expected through to the middle of the year at least.
Adele's Australia tour is history. And it's now logged in the history books. The British singer played to more than 600,000 people across her eight-date stadium jaunt, and shattered attendance records at each venue along the way, according to concerts ...
... the government that "even when China grows in the future, we will never seek dominance". "We stand ready to work with Australia for peace in our region, for maritime navigation freedom and the freedom of overflight and we will continue to do that ...
Australia rejected 500 Syrian refugees on security grounds during more than a year of vetting while accepting 12,000 eligible for resettlement from Middle Eastern camps, an official said Thursday.
George Brandis told parliament in Canberra "an Australian permanent resident" had been hospitalised after the attack on Westminster and was being offered consular assistance.
FORMER gang leader Vince Focarelli has fled Australia - and is unlikely to be allowed to return. The Advertiser can reveal Focarelli left Adelaide on Thursday night and flew to Melbourne, where he boarded an international flight bound for Italy.
Australia needs to step up its efforts to secure economic interests and regional security in the Asia Pacific in the age of President Trump.
The CEO of a failed education company says its demise is "the doing of two government agencies", who ultimately wear responsibility for the 2000 students left ...
When you think of solar, you probably think of vast fields of black panels on large-scale farms, producing enormous quantities of power.
This is the question winding Australians up after Swedish facebook personality Shelley Floryd announced she refuses to believe the world's sixth-largest country exists.
Beijing has invited Canberra to align the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility - a A$5 billion ($3.82 billion) government program - with B&R.
No matter what pitch puzzle is set for Australia's Test series decider against India in Dharamsala, the tourists believe they've learned to find an answer.
Australian mining heiress and Chairman of Hancock Prospecting group Gina Rinehart prepares to award medals to competitors at the Australian Synchronised Swimming Championships in Sydney, Australia, April 25, 2015. Reuters/Jason Reed/File Photo.
The architect of the US-Australia refugee deal says the arrangement for America to take refugees from Nauru and Manus Island was loosely contingent on ...
South Australia is now the only jurisdiction that allows the "archaic and outrageous" gay panic defence to be used after Queensland yesterday amended its criminal law.
Deakin University counter-terrorism expert Greg Barton said it was curious that Australia had ruled out adopting the same measures on aircraft from those places.
The battle for the presidency of the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) is hotting up, with another sport praising Danni Roche's decision to challenge long-time chief John Coates.
Australia need at least a draw in the fourth Test against India to maintain their second rank, while South Africa can finish second only if Australia lose in Dharamsala and the Proteas either win or draw the last Test against New Zealand in Hamilton ...
Australia's Northern Territory has decriminalised abortion as part of wide-ranging reforms on the medical termination of pregnancy.
They are toxic invaders that have conquered swathes of northern Australia as they continue their seemingly irrepressible march west towards the Indian Ocean.
'Why are all these millipedes showing up in my house?' is a question South Australian pest controller Michael Cutting has been hearing a lot in recent months.
Australia is close to resettling the 12,000 refugees from the war in Syria and Iraq it promised to urgently take more than a year ago, an official said Wednesday.
Foreign retailers will continue to enter due to Australia's relatively high margins. Look out for Kaufland, Amazon, perhaps outdoor activity retailers.
The death of an African elephant at Dubbo's Taronga Western Plains Zoo has marked the end of an era for the species in Australia. Cuddles was the zoo's oldest inhabitant and, according to the zoo, the last African elephant in captivity in Australia ...


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