Fears are growing for Australians caught up in a volcanic eruption on White Island in New Zealand, as police say they do not believe there are any remaining survivors on the island.
Paul Sakkal. Sydney Morning Herald. Tue, 10 Dec 2019 09:15:55 +1100.
More than 20 Australians including a Sydney family-of-four and a newlywed couple are listed as missing by the New Zealand Red Cross in the wake of the deadly White Island volcano eruption.
Daily Mail. Mon, 09 Dec 2019 22:15:42 +0000.
Since August a large accumulation of pumice has been drifting in the Southwest Pacific towards Australia. Researchers have now identified the origin of this pumice raft. It is a so far nameless underwater volcano in Tongan waters.
Science Daily. Mon, 09 Dec 2019 11:05:07 EST.
ADELAIDE - Openings in November pushed Australia's hotel inventory above 300,000 open rooms, according to data from STR. Australia ranks 12th in the world in total room count and fourth among countries in the Asia Pacific region. ...
Hsyndicate. Mon, 09 Dec 2019 10:38:22 +0200.
LaMelo Ball, a potential No. 1 pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, will miss four weeks with a foot injury, the Illawara Hawks of the Australian NBL announced on Sunday.
By Adam Zagoria, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 9 Dec 2019 03:57:38 +0000.
A dense fog of smoke and flying ash has lingered over Sydney, Australia, for most of the past week, obscuring visibility and prompting commuters to wear breathing masks.
CBC News. Fri, 6 Dec 2019 21:18:57 EST.
Two customs agents and an information technology worker appeared in a court on Thursday charged with drug offenses over Australia's largest seizure of methamphetamine.
Ap. ABC News. Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:35:56 +0000.
Tyler Technologies (TYL) reaches an agreement with the Supreme Court and the Local Court of the Northern Territory of Australia for its Odyssey case management system.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:47:00 GMT.
China's military is engaged in an elaborate covert smuggling operation in Hong Kong to steal U.S. and other western arms and military technology, according to a Chinese intelligence official who has defected to Australia. ...
Bill Gertz. Washington Times. Tue, 03 Dec 2019 19:14:10 -0500.
A second person among a trio of friends who have been missing the Australian outback for nearly two weeks was rescued on Tuesday, as the search continues for the remaining person.
Travis Fedschun. Fox News. Tue, 03 Dec 2019 17:01:54 GMT.
Secretly filmed footage portrays workers beating, kicking, electrocuting, standing on and shooting at animals for fun, denying them painkillers and vet visits to save money
Times of Israel. Tue, 03 Dec 2019 11:13:28 +0000.
An Australian teacher held captive with an American colleague by the Taliban for more than three years believes US troops tried and failed six times to free them.
Voice of America. Sun, 01 Dec 2019 02:25:33 -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.