Bourke Street killer James Gargasoulas has been jailed for life for what a Victorian judge called "one of the worst examples of mass murder in Australian history", but will be eligible for parole in 46 years.A packed Victorian ...
New Zealand Herald. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 15:58:49 +1200.
SYDNEY (AFP) - Canberra played down on Friday (Feb 22) reports a major Chinese port had banned coal imports from Australia, amid fears worsening diplomatic tensions were damaging the nations' crucial trading relationship.
Straits Times. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 10:55:37 +0800.
A man who drove a stolen car into lunchtime crowds in downtown Melbourne and killed six people was sentenced to life imprisonment in what the judge described as "one of the worst examples of mass murder in Australian history."
Fox News. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 02:14:41 GMT.
Taking to a parenting Facebook group, spooked Australian parents shared the 'scariest' things their children had said over the years - from mentioning ghosts to chatting to themselves at 3am.
Daily Mail. Fri, 22 Feb 2019 00:55:17 GMT.
Fairy circles are round gaps in arid grassland that are distributed very uniformly over the landscape and only occur along the Namib Desert in southern Africa and in parts of Australia. ...
Science Daily. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:29:54 EST.
Ms. Bishop, the former foreign minister, said she would not run in the next election. Last year she lost a party leadership vote that would have made her prime minister.
Jamie Tarabay. New York Times. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 13:04:20 GMT.
Customs at China's northern port of Dalian has banned imports of Australian coal and will cap overall coal imports from all sources to the end of 2019 at 12 million tonnes, an official at Dalian Port Group told Reuters on Thursday. ...
Yahoo. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 06:50:17 -0500.
India's Adani Enterprises might have to wait up to two years to get two environmental approvals to start construction at its controversial Carmichael coal mine in Australia, a Queensland government official told Reuters.
Reuters. Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:11:16 -0500.
Famed opera and theater director Francesca Zambello talks about the challenges of putting on a new production of the beloved musical against the backdrop of one of the world's most famous harbors.
By Laura Parker, Contributor. Forbes. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:02:00 -0500.
The UAE Armed Forces confirmed during the IDEX 2019 show, held from 17 to 21 February in Abu Dhabi, UAE, that it has placed a large contract for remote weapon stations (RWS) with the Australian company EOS Defence Systems. ...
Jeremy Binnie, Abu Dhabi. Janes 360. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:35:22 GMT.
Drivers will be able to add a smile to their Skoda or hearts to their Honda with personalised number plates featuring emojis being launched in Australia.
Irish Independent. Wed, 20 Feb 2019 03:53:46 +0000.
Dave Sharma, formerly Australian ambassador to Israel, told the 'Post' that a failure to extradite Malka Leifer "would alienate people who naturally defend and are supportive of Israel."
Jerusalem Post. Tue, 19 Feb 2019 09:44:46 GMT.
Hack comes just months before a scheduled national election.
Steven Musil. CNET. Mon, 18 Feb 2019 23:43:26 +0000.
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.