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Australia: Overnight News Headlines – June 9, 2021


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Australia: Overnight News Headlines – June 8, 2021

COVID Australia: Victorian lockdown sees youth suicide soar by 184 per cent in past six months, Kids Helpline reveals – COVID-19: alarming stats show one in 10 Australians depressed …

Santos awarded $15 million for SA carbon project – The Morrison Government has backed six new Australian projects to help capture the carbon emissions of some of the country’s biggest energy companies.

Most endangered seals in world were once widespread in  in Australia, scientists find – The finding is outlined in the publication ‘Early monk seals (Monachinae: Monachini) from the late Miocene–early Pliocene of Australia’, published in the Journal …

The Treasurer says more Australians are in jobs than before the pandemic. Is he correct? – So, are more Australians in work now than before the pandemic? RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates. The verdict. Mr Frydenberg’s claim is a fair call. The April …

Scientists confirm discovery of Australia’s largest dinosaur. It’s as long as a basketball court – A new species of dinosaur discovered in Australia has been confirmed as the largest ever found in the country, and one of the biggest in the world. The fossilized …

Doctors raise concerns about states going their own way on COVID-19 vaccination program – However Western Australia has since gone a step further, announcing that … Australian Medical Association president Omar Khorshid said he understood the …

Japanese troops set to join Southern Jackaroo exercise – will join their counterparts from Australia and the US for the exercise in the … the annual activity reinforces the cooperation between Australian, Japanese and …

Australia awaits institutional-grade multifamily – Oxford Properties is targeting opportunities to pump up Australia’s institutional-grade multifamily inventory and capture renters locked out of the booming …

Jellis Craig Stonnington Leases Australia Properties Faster and Cuts Costs with Matterport – Bruce Wells, Asia Pacific Managing Director at Matterport, commented: “Melbourne’s real estate sector is one of the most competitive in Australia, so estate …

Incredible figures show trade between China and Australia has risen by 32.6 per cent – China’s latest threats to cut off Australian iron ore has raised major concerns about the ripple effect on our domestic …

Australia’s top paying jobs worth more than $150ka year – It’s a small group, with just 4150 Australian surgeons submitting tax returns in 2018/19. Further down the list but still earning more than $200,000 are financial …

‘He’s essentially set up his own colleagues’: Pressure on Australia’s most wanted man after raids – Australian police want suspected drug kingpin Hakan Ayik to turn himself in and be … Mr Ayik, Australia’s most wanted man, was duped by police operatives into …

Ex-con paid $120000 to bring down the underworld – criminal networks and working with international partners, including the Australian Federal Police, who had invented a way of monitoring the communications.

‘It’s hard to have hope’: will Australia’s music industry ever truly recover? – ‘It’s hard to have hope’: will Australia’s music industry ever truly recover? · Brisbane artist Harriette Pilbeam, aka Hatchie. ‘We’ve been left behind’: Brisbane artist …

Australian mining companies have paid little or no corporate income tax in PNG despite huge profits – Big profits, little tax. Australian companies own and operate many of the largest mines in Papua New Guinea, and 97% of PNG’s gold exports go to Australia, but …

Olyroos 0-1 Romania U23: Australia’s U23 crash to another disappointing Australia U23 loss – Romania’s George Ganea scored the only goal with a deft chip early in the contest, as Australia’s U23 side again dominated for periods of the match, but failed to …

Twenty million Australians to shiver as polar blast brings snow, floods, storms, damaging winds – Twenty million Australians are set to shiver through the week as a polar blast brings damaging winds, icy temperatures, torrential rain, flooding and huge dumps …

A new species of dinosaur discovered in Australia was as long as a basketball court – Once over 16 feet tall and the same length as a basketball court, the giant dinosaur has been identified as the largest dinosaur ever discovered in Australia.

Australia, we do need to talk about Taiwan – At the end of October, 1964, a diplomatic cable was sent from Brussels to Canberra recording a meeting in Moscow between Australia’s foreign affairs minister, …

New dinosaur species discovered in Australia, one of world’s bigest – Scientists have confirmed the discovery of a new dinosaur species in Australia, one of the largest found in the world, more than a decade …

New Titanosaur Species Uncovered in Australia | Paleontology – The paleontologists found that Australotitan cooperensis was closely related to three other Australian sauropods that lived during the Cretaceous period. “We …

Other Australians earn nothing like what you think. If you’re on $59,538, you’re typical – Only 17,883 of the 57,120 Australians on more than $250,000 worked. Only nine of the 45 million-dollar earners who cut their taxable incomes to less than the tax- …

Will Australia join Canada in approving the mixing of the AstraZeneca and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines? – Australian health officials say there are no plans to approve mixing and matching COVID-19 vaccines here, despite Canada’s regulator recently allowing the use …

Australian pleads guilty in US text fraud – An Australian man has pleaded guilty to involvement in what US prosecutors call a scheme to bilk hundreds of thousands of mobile phone users out of more …

New dinosaur species believed to be the largest to ever roam Australia – A new dinosaur species discovered down under is believed to be the largest to ever roam Australia. The Australotitan cooperensis …

Biden pushes Belt and Road rival ‘Blue Dot’ with Japan and Australia – U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration, along with the governments of Japan and Australia, is reviving an infrastructure initiative that would …

Massive new species of dinosaur discovered in Australia – The bones of the sauropod herbivore were found by cattle farmers more than 10 years ago, but were recently determined to be those of a new species. The team …

Hundreds Arrested in Global Sting Using App Run by FBI – The cellphones, procured on the black market, … a sophisticated sting run by the F.B.I., in coordination with the Australian police.

New dinosaur species discovered in Australia – The dinosaur skeleton, nicknamed “Cooper,” was discovered in Australia in 2007 but was finally confirmed by paleontologists on Monday. Credit: Eromanga …

Australian man pleads guilty in New York in $65m text messaging fraud – New York: An Australian man has pleaded guilty to involvement in what US prosecutors called a scheme to bilk hundreds of thousands of mobile phone users …

Seniors want a meaningful say in aged care – Older Australians want to be involved in reforming aged care but feel they have little opportunity to do so, according to a survey by National Seniors Australia.

Australian intelligence officer’s secret jailing sparks push for minimum level of transparency – Australian intelligence officer’s secret jailing sparks push for minimum level of transparency. Witness J was was prosecuted and jailed in complete secrecy in 2018 …

Fossil fever: driving and digging in a long lost sea on Australia’s dinosaur trail – On Monday Australia’s largest dinosaur, Australotitan cooperensis, was scientifically described and named by the scientists at the Queensland Museum and the …

Three people tasked with Australia’s aged care Covid response team during early stages of pandemic – Three people tasked with Australia’s aged care Covid response during early stages of pandemic. Exclusive: Experts say staffing records obtained under freedom of …

Overseas travel permits rising despite Coalition pledge on tightening rules amid Covid – According to a Guardian Australia analysis of Australian Border Force (ABF) statistics, some 11,879 citizens and residents were granted exemptions in May, a jump …

Love, fear and Covid failures in Australia’s aged care – For young carer Ai-Lin, whose 86-year-old grandmother Ann lives at the facility, this outbreak raises serious questions about Australia’s aged care system and …

Nubian Begins Maiden Drilling Program at Its Yandoit Gold Project, Victoria, Australia – Nubian’s projects are focused in key mining jurisdictions in central Victoria and Tasmania, Australia and Peru. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its …

Social Scene: Big discovery in Australia – Imagine a dinosaur that is as long as a basketball court and as tall as a two-story building. Scientists in Australia say the bones of a …

Huge new dinosaur from Australian outback unveiled – Bones discovered in Australia 15 years ago belong to the largest dinosaur ever found in the country, Australian officials announced Monday. Queensland …

Ford offers free servicing to unhappy Mustang Mach 1 buyers in Australia – Ford Australia will be discussing the details with customers. Among the features not found on the Australian-spec Mustang Mach 1 is the 3.73:1 Torsen limited-slip …

Brexit Britain storms ahead! Truss’s Australia deal to spark economic boom – new analysis – Truss’s Australia deal to spark economic boom – new analysis. ICONIC British goods will see an export boom following the signing of an Australia free trade deal, …

Secure FBI-run messaging network tricks crooks in massive global sting – Australian Federal Police are seen during its Operation Ironside against … Australian and European police ensnared suspects in Australia, Asia, Europe, South …

Seven Australian Cabernets from 2015 (Jun 2021) – With this in mind, I recently participated in a useful benchmark tasting of 2015 Australian Cabernet Sauvignons. Once upon a time I tasted a lot of wines from Down …

Scientists discover one of the world’s biggest dinosaur species in Australia – The plant-eating sauropod lived in the Cretaceous period between 92 million and 96 million years ago when Australia was attached to Antartica, according to a …

Australian employers can now reward fully vaccinated staff – New guidelines from Australia’s medicine regulator will give companies the freedom to incentivise and advertise their own COVID-19 vaccination programmes.

One of the world’s largest dinosaur species discovered in Australia – A dinosaur as long as a basketball court roamed across Australia nearly 100 … “Australotitan adds to the growing list of uniquely Australian dinosaur species …

Australia under pressure to free refugee family detained on Christmas Island – Australia is under pressure to release a family from detention on Christmas Island after one of the children was medically evacuated to Perth. Three-year-old …

Australian state finds source of Covid variant – Health authorities in the Australian state of Victoria, which is battling to contain the highly contagious B.1.6172 or the Delta Covid-19 variant, have found a …

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