- Unemployment motivates growing number of WA workers to start own small business
Pauline Rumley considers it a blessing in disguise that she was laid off from her job at a mining company four years ago — with the Perth woman among a growing number of West Australians taking their job into their own hands.
Irena Ceranic. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 22:12:30 +1100.
- Cyclone Debbie: Experts fear damage to Great Barrier Reef
The Australian state of Queensland is assessing the extent of the damage caused by the major storm.
BBC News. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:04:54 GMT.
- International Chefs Triumph At Northcote's Obsession Food Festival 2017
Chefs from the UK, California, Japan, Portugal, Australia, Slovenia and China join Chef Nigel Haworth for Obsession, a popular annual gastronomic event in Lancashire, Northern England.
By Joanne Shurvell, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 09:12:00 -0400.
- Small shark rescued from swimming pool in Australia
The juvenile shark was not dangerous but it surprised swimmers in Sydney's far north.
BBC News. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:16:46 GMT.
- RightMinder – Leveraging the Everyday Smartwatch, Heralding New Opportunities for Aged Care
BRISBANE, Australia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#Carer--ConnectUs Life Launches RightMinder - A Fall Detection Smartwatch Application for the Elderly, those in need and Professional Aged Care Operators.
Business Wire. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:00:00 UTC.
- Army Assesses Damage After Cyclone 'Absolutely Smashes' North Australia
Australia's army and emergency workers headed to areas of tropical Queensland state hardest hit by Cyclone Debbie on Wednesday, finding roads blocked by fallen trees, sugarcane fields flattened and widespread damage in coastal towns. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 02:26:14 -0400.
- Premier Li's Oceania visit: boon to free trade, boost to bilateral ties
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's visits to Australia and New Zealand have boosted economic relations with the two countries while sending a strong response to widespread protectionism.
- 'Unprecedented' dinosaur tracks found in Australia's Jurassic Park
Scientists have found 21 different types of dinosaur tracks in an area rich with dinosaur findings.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:53:29 EDT.
- Ryan Ruffels hopes second time's the charm in trying to land on the PGA Tour
Trying to earn a PGA Tour card via sponsor's exemptions in 2017, Australia's Ryan Ruffels starts strong with a Thursday 69 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Golf Digest. Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:59:26 GMT.
- Interview: Mike Simcoe on the Future of General Motors’ Design
Mike Simcoe’s rise as a designer with General Motors started 33 years ago at the automaker’s Holden subsidiary in Australia. ...
Carol Ngo. Motor Trend. Thu, 05 Jan 2017 09:00:19 +0000.
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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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