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  • China will finance Adani mine, insiders say, but it will cost Australian jobs
    An announcement is expected in coming weeks that Chinese state-owned enterprises, banks, and export credit agencies are backing the venture, meaning Australian taxpayers may be let off the hook, but at the cost of local jobs.
    Stephen Long.  Australian Broadcasting Corporation.  Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:13:24 +1100.
  • Dugdale avoids suspension over I'm A Celebrity
    Scottish Labour MSPs opt not to suspend former leader Kezia Dugdale as she arrives in Australia to join I'm A Celebrity.
    BBC News.  Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:00:26 GMT.
  • Starpharma: NDA Submission for VivaGel® BV in the US
    MELBOURNE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Starpharma lodges US NDA submission for VivaGel® BV for both treatment and prevention of BV with the FDA through a rolling submission process.
    Business Wire.  Tue, 21 Nov 2017 13:15:00 UTC.
  • Women's Ashes: England draw series after Wyatt century beats Australia
    Danni Wyatt scores England's first T20 International century to help her side chase a record 179 and draw the multi-format series - although Australia retain the Women's Ashes.
    BBC News.  Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:30:56 GMT.
  • GM Closes Holden Plant in Australia
    After 69 years of making vehicles in Australia, GM has officially shuttered its Holden plant in the city of Adelaide. The plant closure signals the end of vehicle production in Australia. ...
    Kelly Pleskot.  Motor Trend.  Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:54:37 +0000.
  • RELM Wireless Reports 2016 Full Year and Fourth Quarter Results
    WEST MELBOURNE, Fla., March 1, 2017 -- RELM Wireless Corporation (NYSE MKT: RWC) today announced financial and operating results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2016. ...
    PR Newswire.  Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:30:00 EST.
  • Medibank In Melbourne Champions Green Architecture And Workplace Wellness
    An Australian workplace demonstrates how its championing of green architecture and design provides a comfortable and healthy environment for its workers, while enhancing their sense of well-being.
    By Y-jean Mun-delsalle, Contributor.  Forbes.  Thu, 2 Feb 2017 10:51:00 -0500.

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