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The Blues and Jaguares get their first wins of the season, Akira Ioane goes beastmode and two of Australia's best are struggling in this week's Winners and Losers. Winner: Parity. Week four was full of upsets. The Hurricanes beat the rolling Crusaders, the Blues stole a last gasp victory against the Lions ...
From yoga to running, keeping fit is becoming an integral part of an Aussie's getaway plans. It's often thought that a holiday is meant to be a relaxing getaway from the day-to-day. It's a time where calories don't exist and movement is purely optional. But according to a survey by Hostelworld, Australians are ...

Edwards is one of many young Australians taking advantage of the J1 visa, issued under the Student Work and Holiday program introduced by the US Department of State a decade ago. The program enables Australian tertiary-level accredited students and students who have graduated from a Bachelor ...
Credits: Facebook/ Andrea Goften. Two brave Australians rescued an enormous spider from floodwaters in Queensland over the weekend. The whistling spider, also known as the Australian tarantula, was dangling from a branch as a flooded river raged beneath it in the town of Halifax.
Sheep enthusiasts Sarah (left) and Elizabeth Graham inspect the sheep yarding at the Wanaka A and P Show. Photos: Stephen Jaquiery. An aerial view of the Wanaka A&P Showgrounds during the Wanaka show grand parade on Saturday. Sheep enthusiasts Sarah (left) and Elizabeth Graham inspect the ...

Australians are taking advantage of Japan's cheaper property market in droves, with ski towns becoming increasingly popular for investment. Experts say the lower entry price for Japanese property compared with Sydney and Melbourne is an attractive proposition for young Australians priced out of ...
Australian households are putting more solar panels on their roofs, including this Melbourne house with 86 panels and 20 megawatts capacity. Nearmaps. Mark Ludlow AFR Woodcut. Share on twitter. by Mark Ludlow. Australian households are installing roof-top solar systems of up to 20 kilowatts capacity- ...
Almost 80,000 West Australians are waiting to see a public hospital specialist to find out if they need surgery, with an average waiting time of more than a year at Fiona Stanley Hospital. The latest surgical outpatient clinic figures -- the "waiting to wait" patients who need to be assessed for surgery -- show ...
"It's well known that the risk of developing cataracts increases as people get older, however this new data also suggests there's been a slight rise in the number of Australians affected," Medibank Clinical Director Dr Sue Abhary said. Cataracts is a clouding of the eye's natural lens and is the leading cause of ...
According to the latest numbers, Australians reported $11,033,635 lost to various types of fraudulent schemes in February 2018, with investment scams topping the list of illicit schemes in terms of losses caused. The data shows that nearly half of all losses were due to investment scams - $5,005,307.
Bitcoin Mining Puts Two Australians in Police Crosshairs. Australian Police have questioned two IT employees at the Bureau of Meteorology for allegedly using the agency's computers to mine cryptocurrency. author by Komfie Manalo , 08 March. Subscribe. articleStartImage. The Australian Federal Police (AFP) are ...
The largest container ship to make port in North America unloads its cargo from China in the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California, in 2015. AP. by. Donald Trump has united the world's economic policymakers in condemning the folly of his new tariffs. Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe's advice to ...
Australians are no better off per person than they were at this time last year as weakening offshore trade robbed the economy of momentum, the latest national accounts results reveal. In figures that are set to heighten the national debate over inequality, the Australian Bureau of Statistics' most accurate ...
About 140 Australian nursing-home residents took their own lives between 2000 and 2013, a new study shows. Published in the International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, the study is the first to examine the number and patterns of suicide in Australia's nursing homes, and the largest such investigation in ...
Like many Australians, Gwen had juggled a succession of jobs, eventually owning her modest home. Following a fall, hospitalisation and rehab, her prognosis was not good. Gwen wanted to die at home, or with her family. Should members of the family move into her house? Should she move into one of ...
Fellow Australians echoed Isansco's remarks, elaborating on why their country is more progressive. "A lot of this is due to NZ going neoliberal earlier, faster, and harder than Australia (and most other western countries)," wrote tmnvex. One user reasoned that New Zealand had a better feel about it than ...

A new dataset has shed fresh light on the changing socioeconomic status of Indigenous Australians. It shows that what appears to be slow progress or steady outcomes for the whole population may be masking worsening results. This stems from how the Indigenous population is counted in the census and ...
Combined with the rooftop solar segment, there are now over 10,000 Australians working in the solar installation and utility scale project construction industry. Green Energy markets (GEM) published the findings today in its Renewable Energy Index - a monthly update funded by GetUp. In its latest report, ...
The Australian Competition and consumer Commission (ACCC) has gained an undertaking from Netgear to stop telling customers they were not entitled to a remedy for a faulty product unless they had purchased additional warranty. In a statement released on Tuesday, the ACCC said Netgear had told ...
... initiative announced a year ago, according to health department figures from September. "Without intervention, the waiting list will continue to grow, with more and more vulnerable older Australians forced into limbo without care," Labor ageing spokeswoman Julie Collins said in a statement on Tuesday.
An Australian television reporter has been labelled "creepy" and "sexist" after he questioned New Zealand's pregnant prime minister Jacinda Ardern about the timings of conception. In a widely condemned 13-minute prime time interview, Charles Wooley, a reporter for Australia's 60 Minutes program, ...
"Australians are paying more than ever for private health insurance, and still being stung when they try to use their cover." Ms King said the Labor plan would save families about $340 per year. Private healthcare Australia chief executive Rachel David said Australian health funds paid about 86 per cent of ...
Each day an average of 129 people leave Sydney for elsewhere in Australia. Only 85 move the other way. by Conal Hanna. February 25, 2018. Share on facebook; Share on twitter; Share on email. While foreign immigrants continue to descend on Sydney, making it their gap-year playground, lifestyle retreat or refuge from ...
One part of this broader picture is the absence of any effective debate about the collapsing bipartisanship in what we had once believed was a collective, national project of reconciliation with Indigenous Australians. This has been a half-century-long undertaking. It began with the 1967 referendum.
Ten million Australians working in the private sector are getting pay rises that are neck-and-neck with inflation, while the pay packets of professionals, miners and retail workers are going backwards compared to the cost of living. Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Wednesday show ...
... is supposed to be replacing Coke Zero. But Australians aren't playing along. IN EVERY supermarket, the soft drinks aisle is full of Coke. But one Coke product is hard to find and this uniquely Australian issue is causing the US giant headaches. Benedict Brook@BenedictBrook · news.com.auFebruary 21, 20182:54pm.
The engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has not turned young Australians into royalists, with a new poll showing support for the monarchy is at a record low and is weakest among those aged 18 to 34. The survey of 1,000 people conducted by market research company Research Now found ...
What Malcolm Turnbull and Donald Trump's talks in Washington will mean for Australians. By Chris Uhlmann • Nine Network Political Editor. 10:53am Feb 21, 2018. Malcolm Turnbull invited to White House. WATCH AND READ ...
Baijiu is getting a makeover in a bid to boost its appeal to western markets. Updated Updated 11 hours ago. By Rosemary Bolger. It's the world's most consumed alcohol but Chinese grain liquor baijiu is little known in western countries. Typically drunk as a shot in China, baijiu means "white alcohol" and is often described ...
It's much like Australians have become used to energy efficiency labels on fridges and other appliances. However, evidence of this awareness actually leading to upgrade activity is more mixed and, in some cases, disappointing. In short, we need the scorecard and should welcome it. However, we also ...
I'm proud that The Australian Financial Review thinks that my colleague Ben Oquist and I ran a "well-orchestrated thought campaign" against the BCA's call for a $65 billion tax cut, but, to be honest, defeating it in that debate wasn't difficult. Indeed, while Aaron Patrick's piece titled "How company tax cuts got ...
Smartphone sales in Australia were up 11 per cent year-on-year in 2017, with 9.2 million units sold, according to the latest figures by industry research firm, Telsyte. The Telsyte Australian Smartphone and Wearable Devices market Study 2018 estimates that 4.8 million smartphones were sold in the second ...
A US visa category could potentially be a model to allow thousands of skilled Australians to work in the United Kingdom post-Brexit, according to Foreign Minister Julie Bishop. The Federal government has repeatedly made it clear it is "enthusiastic" about discussing better visa arrangements for Australians, ...
The Aboriginal actor attacks the government for its record on Indigenous affairs. 'We are the sovereign owners of this country … we have never ceded sovereignty,' Shareena Clanton tells the audience on the ABC panel show, speaking with barely contained fury. 'I am tired of begging and asking for our ...
The advertisements - broadcast on national television, published in newspapers, shared on social media and displayed on ATMs - state that "nearly 80% of all bank profits go straight back to shareholders and the majority of those shareholders are everyday Australians who own bank shares through their ...
A stronger version of the flu vaccine will be available for free to Australians over the age of 65. Photograph: Larry Downing/Reuters. Older Australians will be given free, stronger flu vaccinations by the federal government in an effort to prevent another deadly outbreak. More than 1,100 people across ...
The bottom two teams from each division after 8 weeks of play will go into a relegation tournament, with one team from Europe, Asia-Pacific (the region Australians qualify from) and two North American teams battling it out for a chance to play in the second stage of the global league. The lone Aussies in the ...
Over on the other side of the world, there's an entirely different cocoa ruckus - involving Cadbury Caramilk bars. Despite Cadbury being a British company, they sure as hell like to sell products overseas that aren't available in the UK, and these Caramilk bad boys are one of them. Described as 'a golden ...
YouGov Galaxy polled a nationally representative sample of 1,008 Australian residents between 29 January and 1 February 2018. The poll found that less than one in five Australians believed charities took one-sided, political positions with their advocacy. Despite it being a coalition policy, more than half ...
If making ends meet wasn't tough enough already, new figures show, for many Australians, it's getting harder by the day. Figures from the Bureau of Statistics show the cost of basic life essentials like fuel and transport are rising at their fastest pace in 3.5 years, and much faster than the growth in wages.
So those are the three things, mandates if you were, that the Australian people put in NGOs hands. "Given that overall trust has fallen my assumption is that the Australian public don't full believe that those mandates are being delivered on." Spurr said the decline in trust in NGOs could be due to a number of ...
What unites a nation? A shared culture, similar values, healthy respect? Or in the case of Australian English, perhaps a rabid obsession with nicknames? In these polarizing times, it's all too easy to feel as though you don't even share a common language with some of those you share a country with. We're ...
While hybrid cars still use petrol to get started, there's a push to get more electric cars on the road as they are also cheaper and better for the environment. UNSW Sydney postgraduate researcher Gail Broadbent has been looking into why Australians are not buying electric cars and she believes there are ...
CANBERRA, Australia -- On a September night in 2016, I took my seat at a theater in the heart of Canberra for a Chinese national day celebration organized by the pro-Beijing Chinese students and Scholars Association. There was a commotion and all of the seats around me were suddenly filled by men ...
At noon, Advertiser.com.au will start revealing the top 100 people and name the men and women who have the biggest say on how we all live day-to-day. The countdown begins with numbers 100-81, with 20 more each day revealed until noon on Friday when the top 20 will be unveiled -- culminating in ...
New Australian National University research for News Corp Australia reveals cost increases have outstripped income gains by 1.4 per cent in the past year and 3.8 per cent since 2013 -- a trend not seen since the 1980s. The slide in living standards is mainly due to the weakest wage growth on record.
Two Australians have been charged for stealing 47 boxes of Lego from several Sydney stores. Photo credit: Getty. Two Australians have been charged for stealing 47 boxes of Lego from several Sydney stores. Adults show off love for Lego · Knockoff Lego brick-makers lose trademark case · How to make ...
Households on the east coast will pay as much as $430 more for electricity by the end of 2019 owing to uncompetitive gas prices, a new McKell Institute report has warned. The report commissioned by the Australian workers' Union says the federal government's "piecemeal" approach to inflated wholesale ...
Australians are being treated at skin cancer clinics by general practitioners who often lack training in detecting and treating cancers, medico-legal experts and dermatologists say. Hundreds of thousands of Australians are treated for skin cancer every year but a shortage of dermatologists has seen a ...


 

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