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Australia: Overnight News Headlines – June 7, 2021


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Investment scams: ACCC report finds Australians lost $851 million last year – Based on combined data from Scamwatch, other government agencies and banks, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says Australians lost …

Majority of Australians Support Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccine For Aged Care Workers – The Australia Institute surveyed a nationally representative sample of 1,001 Australians about their attitudes towards making the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory …

Julia Redwood becomes sole owner of Western Australian Australian production house Prospero Productions – Prospero Productions is Western Australia’s largest employer of factual personnel, with 50 staff currently engaged across three series and one feature length …

Australia’s perceived role in the militarized American Pacific – Australia maintains a strong relationship with the United States. … Australian forces come to the Marianas to support America’s efforts to further militarize the …

The secret Australian ingredients powering Tesla electric cars – The Australian-born Chair of Tesla claims the company will soon spend more than $1 billion per year on Australian minerals. 0 shares. Three-quarters of all …

‘Devil devil’: The sickness that changed Australia – Aboriginal elder Aunty Barbara Simms sits on the rock at the edge of a dark cave. ‘Devil devil’: The sickness that changed Australia. In 1789, a disease tore …

Scott Morrison’s the man for optimistic narratives but one day Australia will need hard truths – Morrison responded: “That’s exactly the conversation that Australia’s government leaders are having through the national cabinet.” This was just four weeks ago – …

Ichthys LNG extension for Australian contractor – Australia’s MMA Offshore has secured an extension to its contract providing drilling rig support services for the Inpex-operated Ichthys liquefied natural gas …

Dan Dumbrell Eliminated From MasterChef Australia – Growing up in Sydney’s south west with a mix of Chinese and Australian heritage, Dan cooks many Chinese dishes inspired by his mum’s Guangzhou …

Internships for JGU students; 103 students to intern at CyberEQ and IAIE – JGU has signed MOUs with the Australia-based Institute for Australia India Engagement (IAIE) and Cyber EQ to create opportunities for students to undertake …

Australia’s rice miracle: Should Sri Lanka learn a lesson or two from it – This is what Chandrasena and his co-authors have said in their Australian rice story. The medium grain rice was introduced to Australia in 1914 to diversify its …

How Beijing shot itself in the foot with its trade war with Australia – Which brings us nicely to the topic of China and its rapidly deteriorating relationship with Australia. Much to the chagrin of the Beijing bureaucracy, Australian trade …

Among Ian Chappell’s 5 best bowlers, 3 Indians, Cummins No.1 – But he hasn’t played a lot and missed a lot of cricket,” he said. Chappell called India off-spinner Ashwin as a better bowler than Australia’s Nathan Lyon. “I think …

US Navy ship named after Australian capital christened in Mobile – Austal USA, which built the ship at its Mobile shipyard, hosted the ceremony, and Alison Petchell, the Australian Government’s Minister Counsellor Defence …

Smuggling claims spark airport review call – Alleged drug smuggling by criminals who are reportedly infiltrating Australian … of drugs into Australia,” Labor spokeswomen Kristina Keneally and Catherine …

WTC Final: 3 best Rishabh Pant knocks in Test cricket – The innings changed Australia’s calculus, as an Indian win began to look plausible out of nowhere. The Rishabh Pant show ended with a miscue, and the match …

Uncovering the modern entrepreneur in Australia – Entrepreneurs are the backbone of Australia’s economy. Small and family businesses generate more than one-third of the country’s GDP, and provide for …

County Championship: Brilliant Yorkshire win and Australia stars impress – The hosts made 451 with Australia batsman Marcus Harris scoring 148, before Callum Parkinson – brother of Lancashire and England spinner Matthew – took …

European Tour European Open Scores – Scores from the European Tour European Open on Sunday -5 Maverick Antcliff (Australia) 71 68 Matthew Southgate (England) 70 69 -4 Scott …

Report: Hertner Lecky returns to Australia – The 30-year-old Australian, whose contract with the Berliners expires at the end of June, returns to his native Melbourne. Kicker Announced. The midfielder has …

Business wants exit from Vic lockdown now – As Australia’s politicians continue to bicker over whether there should be more purpose-built quarantine facilities around the country, a key business group is …

More than 75% of Australians support compulsory Covid vaccines for aged care staff – More than 75% of Australians support compulsory Covid vaccines for aged care staff. Australia Institute survey comes as government warms to idea of mandating …

Perth is proof AFL can emulate Dreamtime experience outside of Victoria – Followers of Australia’s Indigenous game have a dream. They dream that the acronym of the code they love will one day mean what it should and resonate with …

Australian agricultural associations that rake in millions should have charitable status revoked, tax expert says – Australian agricultural associations that rake in millions should have charitable status revoked, tax expert says. Status of Co-operative Bulk Handling and …

Shokupan is the anti-sourdough: the rise of Japanese milk bread – I love the thick cut, the soft texture and the sweet, milky taste.” Australia’s bread preferences tend to veer towards more toothsome loaves like sourdough. In this …

NSW buys 60000 hectares of farmland near Broken Hill for outback nature reserve – a bioregion that has one of Australia’s lowest levels of reservations – only 3.4% … the Australian bustard, white-fronted chat and the pink cockatoo,” Kean said.

Australia urged to do the ‘right thing’ and evacuate Afghan allies at risk of being killed by Taliban – Retired Australian officer estimates 1,000 Afghan allies and their families are in danger and need to be resettled in the coming weeks. Soldiers from the …

Meghan and Prince Harry welcome second child, Lilibet, ‘Lili’ Diana – Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex meet with a local surfing community …

Piers Morgan’s 60 Minutes Australia interview: How to watch in the UK and US – The interview aired on Sunday June 6 at 8:30pm in Australia and is not set to be shown on UK or US TV. However, as the show is an Australian version of the …

Mystery surrounds death of Australian ex-Scots private schoolboy living in idyllic Thai island – Investigators probe death of an Australian who mysteriously died in Thailand Robert Wojcik, 28, had been living in Thailand and working as a divemaster

BOC seizes P4 million cigarettes bound for Australia – MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Customs (BOC) confiscated around P4 million worth of cigarettes that were about to be illegally exported to Australia.

Only 11 regions in Australia recorded falls in property values over past quarter: CoreLogic – The handful of neighbourhoods escaping Australia’s soaring house prices have been revealed, with just 11 areas across the country recording price falls in …

Home buyers frustrated at calls for blind bids as Australian house prices soar – Real Estate Buyers Agents Association of Australia president Cate Bakos said this was an agent strategy that was now happening all the time in an overheated …

Navy Team. New controversy over agreement with Australia “considers alternatives” – La Defense opens a door. Australia is considering Solutions Alternatives An Australian Defense Ministry official has said that if the “Century Agreement” fails, it will …

Mystery surrounds death of private schoolboy living on Thai island – The next morning local fishermen set out to find the Australian, but only … was his iPad which he used to talk with family in Australia while living overseas.

Australia delivers more health supplies to India, Nepal and Sri Lanka – An Australian Defence Force C-17A Globemaster aircraft departed Perth on Friday, carrying oxygen equipment for India and personal protective equipment …

What does the New Zealand island travel bubble mean: Cook to Australia – Anyone arriving in Australia (except for those who have been in New Zealand for 14 days) must enter quarantine. “If Australian citizens and permanent residents …

Queensland regional pharmacies able to deliver Covid-19 vaccinations – More than 5 million Australians have been vaccinated against Covid-19 so far, … Pharmacy Guild of Australia acting Queensland president Chris Owen said the …

Is there any chance for residency exemption for people who cannot come to Australia for covid? – Now, I am out of Australia for more than 12 months. Are there any chances that this absence is can be exempted for Citizenship residency requirement? I know …

F1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix, Sergio Perez wins, Max Verstappen crashes

Katie Price denies she’s been ‘offered a big-money deal’ to go on Big Brother Australia – “Neither Katie or her management have been approached and and not engaged in any suck talks or offers been made with CBB Australia,” her representative …

Australia’s US alliance is leading us down a path of war against China – China is a country that understands the true costs of war. Australia’s casualties and experience of war pale into insignificance in comparison. Few Australians have …

Katie Price ‘offered big-money deal’ to go on Big Brother Australia – KATIE Price has reportedly been offered a big-money deal to go on Big Brother Australia. She won the UK’s show in 2015, but her time on the series was marred …

CB STRIKE Season 2 Release Date Australia – The C.B. STRIKE Season 2 Release Date Australia has is June 7 2021. The show will be available to watch on BINGE and Foxtel. If you don’t have BINGE yet, …

On Campus blog: Daily news updates from the tertiary sector – A showcase for ACE providers’ innovative programs and pathways that can help governments succeed in meeting Australia’s economic, employment and social …

Melbourne International Singers Festival Rescheduled To August 2021 – Work with Australia’s finest choral conductors – Jonathon Welch AM, Artistic Director, Patrick Burns, Daniel Brinsmead, Nela Trifkovic and Adam Przewlocki.

Porte cruises to victory at Dauphine – Australia’s Richie Porte has avoided any hiccups on the final stage to win the Criterium du Dauphine, a key race in the build up to the Tour de France. Riding for …

Customer-owned bank slashes investor rates – Customer-owned Heritage Bank is wooing investors with its latest cuts in its investment home loans. It has lowered its fixed rates to 2.39%, which is applicable to …

Cash-strapped Noront Resources rebuffs Australian company’s loan offer in Ring of Fire takeover bid – Cash-strapped Noront Resources rebuffs Australian company’s loan offer in Ring of Fire takeover bid. Wyloo is interested in Noront’s high-grade nickel and copper …

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