- All Blacks defeat Australia 37-10
New Zealand become the first top-tier nation to win 18 consecutive Tests with a 37-10 victory over Australia in the Bledisloe Cup.
BBC News. Sat, 22 Oct 2016 09:50:46 GMT.
- Australia and Thailand ban chanting at World Cup qualifier
Football officials from Thailand and Australia ban chanting at next month's World Cup qualifying match out of respect for the late Thai king.
BBC News. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:12:36 GMT.
- Garden Sheds Direct, a Company that Offers a Wide Variety of Top-Quality Sheds, Launches New Website
MELBOURNE, Australia, Oct. ...
PR Newswire. Fri, 21 Oct 2016 06:39:00 EDT.
- Australian consortium buys power grid after Chinese bid blocked
Half of Australia's largest electricity network has been sold to two local firms for Aus$16.189 billion (US$12.35 billion), after Canberra blocked a Chinese bid citing national security. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 23:14:59 -0400.
- Trilobites: Meet the New Titanosaur. You Can Call It Wade.
Paleontologists say a newly discovered species, found in Australia, may provide insight into why these massive animals moved out of what is now South America.
Nicholas St. Fleur. New York Times. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:49:53 GMT.
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- Editorial: Australia’s Stranded Refugee Prisoners
Australia’s abominable off-shore refugee detention system must be shut down.
The Editorial Board. New York Times. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 07:21:01 GMT.
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- Australian man acquitted on all counts in so-called Tinder murder trial
An Australian man charged in the death of a New Zealand tourist who plummeted from his apartment balcony after the two began arguing during a date was found not guilty of murder on Thursday.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Thu, 20 Oct 2016 05:08:49 EDT.
- Underwater Drone to be Used in Search for Missing Flight MH370
Australia says an underwater drone will be used in the continuing deep sea search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 02:15:55 -0400.
- Rights Group: Australia’s Treatment of Refugees Amounts to ‘Torture’
Australia’s treatment of asylum seekers amounts to torture under international law, according to a new report by the human rights group, Amnesty International. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 17 Oct 2016 12:27:00 -0400.
- Support surges for controversial Australian right-wing political party: poll
Public support for One Nation, a controversial Australian right-wing political party, has more than quadrupled in some parts of the nation just months after the federal election, the latest Newspoll revealed on Monday.
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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