- Tourism surge set to help fill mining's massive hole
Economists say tourism is the best chance to fill the void left by the mining downturn and boost Australia's lacklustre economic growth.
Stephen Letts. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:43:16 +1100.
- Melbourne car deaths: Three killed as driver strikes pedestrians
Three people including a young child are killed, but police say it is not a terror attack.
BBC News. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:45:03 GMT.
- Melbourne car deaths: Mobile footage shows driver
A bystander films the driver of a car arrested in Melbourne in connection with the death of three pedestrians struck by a vehicle.
BBC News. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:04:37 GMT.
- Driver in Melbourne, Fleeing Police After Stabbing, Kills 4 Pedestrians
The police said a man with an “extensive family violence history” deliberately plowed into pedestrians in a shopping area. Children were among the dead and injured.
Michelle Innis and Gerry Mullany. New York Times. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 09:13:19 GMT.
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- CORRECTING and REPLACING Portland Aluminium Smelter in Victoria, Australia to Restart Capacity Lost After Power Outage
NEW YORK & AUSTRALIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fifth paragraph, second sentence of release should read: 358,000 metric tons per year (instead of 385,000 metric tons per year). ... ...
Business Wire. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 04:38:00 UTC.
- Piracy Prompts Shippers to Avoid Seas West of Philippines
A surge in piracy to the west of the Philippines is forcing shipowners to divert vessels through other waters, adding to their costs and the time it takes to transport goods such as Australian iron ore to key Asian destinations. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 03:41:07 -0500.
- Nicole Gibbs, Serena Williams’s Next Opponent, Speaks Her Mind
Gibbs, a two-time N.C.A.A. singles champion who will face Williams in the third round at the Australian Open, has made herself known inside tennis for her consciousness and outspokenness.
Ben Rothenberg. New York Times. Fri, 20 Jan 2017 01:47:10 GMT.
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- In Australia, 3 Dead, 20 Injured When Car Strikes Pedestrians
A man deliberately drove into a street crowded with pedestrians Friday in Australia's second-largest city, killing at least three people and injuring 20 others, police said. Officials said the incident had no links to terrorism. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 22:46:08 -0500.
- Understanding SEA and ANZ Automation and Control Solutions in the Power Generation Industry
LONDON, Jan. 19, 2017 -- This study provides an understanding of the major automation technologies used in power generation across Southeast Asia (SEA) and Australia and New Zealand (ANZ). ...
PR Newswire. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:33:00 EST.
- Uzbekistan's Istomin Stuns Djokovic At Australian Open
Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin has defeated 12-time grand slam champion Novak Djokovic in a stunning second-round upset at the Australian Open on January 19.
Radio Liberty. Thu, 19 Jan 2017 10:03:50 +0000.
Facts About Australia
The Commonwealth of Australia is a Southern Hemisphere nation which
occupies the continent of Australia and a number of nearby islands.
Its capital city is Canberra, and its national currency is the Australian
Dollar. English is the primary language spoken by Australians, and
in 2007, Australia's estimated population was 20,434,000.
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