A survey of some of the nation's leading retailers shows most think Amazon won't have any impact on their Christmas trading performance, but Deloitte warns they may be underestimating the retail giant.
Nassim Khadem. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Thu, 15 Nov 2018 00:02:00 +1100.
Bunnings, a chain of hardware stores, upended tradition and suggested people put onions on the bottom and not the top of their sausages. Australians were not impressed.
Livia Albeck-ripka. New York Times. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 09:33:01 GMT.
Energy giant Woodside has joined the world's largest miners in calling for Australia to re-introduce a tax on carbon emissions as pressure mounts on the conservative government to act on climate change by curbing pollution. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 22:07:32 -0500.
Australia's ruling coalition has been accused of interfering with the independence of academics after announcing a requirement that future research grants should not be approved unless they are in the "national interest".
Straits Times. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 05:00:00 +0800.
Undercover police in Australia have conducted a sting operation posing as squeegee guys to nab drivers using mobile phones.An officer in a high-vis shirt and appearing to wear an ear piece was captured by an eagle-eyed ...
New Zealand Herald. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:44:58 +1200.
An Australian man who drove a car into dozens of pedestrians on a busy shopping street in central Melbourne last year, killing six people, was found guilty of murder and reckless conduct by the Victorian state Supreme Court on Tuesday.
Reuters. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 23:16:46 -0500.
Earlier this fall, needles were repeatedly found inside strawberries sold at grocery stores. Now a 50-year-old Berry Licious employee is being prosecuted and could face 10 years in jail if convicted.
Camila Domonoske. NPR. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 10:32:37 -0500.
Geographically, the pick up in transaction activity can be attributed to the North Asia and South-East Asia markets, while Australia markets witnessed a slowdown. ...
Hsyndicate. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:01:46 +0200.
A former strawberry farm supervisor has been accused in court of retaliating over a workplace grievance by putting needles into the fruit, sparking recalls that devastated the Australian industry.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 06:56:19 EST.
SYDNEY (AP) - A former strawberry farm supervisor was accused in court Monday of retaliating over a workplace grievance by putting needles into the fruit, sparking recalls that devastated the Australian industry. ...
Trevor Marshallsea. Washington Times. Sun, 11 Nov 2018 19:36:46 -0500.
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.