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Australia: Overnight News Headlines – June 10, 2021


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Young lot feeders award celebrates emerging leaders – The Australian Lot Feeders’ Association is calling for nominations in its … Last year’s winner was Molly Sage, 22, mill foreperson at JBS Australia’s Beef City …

Japan, Australia share China concerns, augment defense ties – Japan Australia. Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi, right, and Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi, left, attend a video conference with Australian Foreign …

Voluntary assisted dying law passes South Australia’s Parliament on way to becoming law – A bill to legalise euthanasia has passed South Australia’s Lower House for the first time and is now all but certain to become law. Key points: MPs debated the …

Australia will discuss travel bubble with Singapore as leaders meet ahead of G7 summit – It is understood the Singapore government has submitted a number of proposals to Australia, as far back as October last year. READ MORE. Deputy Prime Minister …

Discover Australia’s 10 best dive destinations – Head underwater to discover what this amazing country has to offer for divers, starting with 10 of Australia’s best dive destinations. The Great Barrier Reef, …

Iron ore price: China warns of Australia’s ‘wintry period – ‘China has revealed plans that could send Australia into a “wintry period” by … off Australia’s resources by rapidly expanding its scrap steel recycling industry.

Australia must seize this moment to help end the Covid pandemic – The Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, will today leave for Singapore before flying to Cornwall in the United Kingdom to take up Australia’s special invitation to the …

Grace Tame says shifting attitudes around sexual assault are encouraging, but there’s more work to be done – Since Grace Tame was first allowed to speak out in 2019, there’s been a major shift in Australians’ attitudes towards sexual assault survivors. But the Australian …

Australia’s softball team were the first to arrive for the Tokyo Olympics. This is what life is like inside the COVID bubble – “I myself have full faith that the AOC (Australian Olympic Committee) wouldn’t put us in this situation, or Softball Australia, if it wasn’t safe enough.” Inside the …

Australian company facing bribery charge over dealings with Nauru officials – The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has quietly charged an Australian company with bribery over its conduct on the tiny Pacific nation of Nauru a decade ago.

How Australia’s genomic database helps find the origins of coronavirus outbreaks – Underpinning Australia’s SARS-CoV-2 genomic sequencing efforts is AusTrakka, a national online platform that allows public health laboratories around the …

Nephews of Australia’s most wanted man swept up in global app sting – Two nephews of Australia’s most wanted man have been swept up in the global police sting that has exposed the family ties at the top of a powerful network …

Australia must act to slow Indonesia drift to China: former minister – Singapore: Australia risks Indonesia sliding further into the orbit of China amid an absence of face-to-face diplomacy with its nearest and biggest neighbours in …

What divides men and women? The Australia Talks survey reveals quite a list – Feminism. When we asked Australians whether they considered themselves a feminist, 51 per cent said yes. Now the literalists among you will think: “Hang …

China unhappy with Australia, Japan statement on reported abuses, warns them to ‘stop meddling’ – Japan and Australia voiced “serious concerns” on Wednesday over reports of human rights abuses against Uyghur and other Muslim minorities in China’s far …

Australia’s Melbourne looks set to lift COVID-19 lockdown after low cases – Australia’s Victoria state reported its lowest rise in new locally acquired COVID-19 cases in more than two weeks on Wednesday as …

‘Super-group’ of humpback whales sighted for the first time in Australia – Sighted in Australian waters in 2020, this mass super-group feeding event, where a pod of about 33 whales showcased a unique ‘bubble-net’ feeding behaviour …

You can’t hide from the numbers: Australian women earn less than men in any job – That median point is quite revealing when we consider the government claims its stage three tax cuts are about curing bracket creep for “middle Australia”.

Australia to discuss travel bubble with Singapore as leaders meet ahead of G7 – Scott Morrison and Lee Hsien Loong also expected to talk about South China Sea and how to handle Beijing’s actions in the region. Australia’s prime minister …

Ethos Broking Australia chief: “Our door is very wide open” – Ten days in as Ethos Broking Australia chief executive, things are looking packed for Adrian Kitchin (pictured) as the new The Ardonagh Group unit sets out on …

Australia says WTO should punish Chinese economic coercion – The World Trade Organization should penalize “bad behavior when it occurs,” Australia’s prime minister said Wednesday ahead of a …

Australia makes ‘gut-wrenching’ decision to withdraw from Olympic baseball qualifying – Australia’s Olympic baseball team has given up trying to qualify for the Tokyo Games because of coronavirus-related travel complications. Baseball Australia’s …

Thales Australia + Goonhilly Earth Station Collaborate On Research Into Laser Beams As Data Pipes – Thales Australia has signed a major research extension with the SmartSat Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for the development of Advanced Optical …

Coronavirus Australia: Outbreak fears as woman flees locked-down Melbourne to Queensland – Share or comment on this article: Coronavirus Australia: Outbreak fears as woman flees Melbourne to cross Queensland-NSW border.

Coronavirus complications force Australian baseball team out of Olympic qualifying – Baseball Australia’s chief executive Glenn Williams on Wednesday said the “gut-wrenching” decision to withdraw makes Olympic qualification impossible.

Australian baseball team withdraws from Olympic qualifying – Australia’s Olympic baseball team has given up trying to qualify for the Tokyo Games because of coronavirus-related travel complications.

AUS: International students eligible for emergency payment – International students in Australia will be able to access an emergency … has been welcomed by members of Australia’s international education community.

New Warrior Series tractors are a sleek weapon says Deutz-Fahr – The eye-catching new Deutz-Fahr Warrior Series tractors are now available in Australia. In 2018 German farm machinery manufacturer Deutz-Fahr launched a …

US and Australian law enforcement hack into app to read … – US and Australian law enforcement hack into app to read millions of encrypted messages to disrupt organized crime internationally. June 9, 2021. KEYWORDS …

Australia trade deal at risk! Trade chief prepared to walk away after tense talks with UK – A CRUNCH UK trade deal with Australia hangs in the balance after the country’s trade minister said he was prepared to walk away from negotiations. By Richard …

Calls for better whistleblower protections to tackle sexual harassment in Australia’s workplaces – Calls for better whistleblower protections to tackle sexual harassment in Australia’s workplaces. Expert says stronger protection for whistleblowers is key to tackling …

Music-loving worker wins discrimination case | HRD Australia – Human Resources Director Australia. CONTINUE TO SITE. Human Resources Director Australia. CONTINUE TO SITE. AU · NZ · CA · US · Asia · NEWS.

Australian researchers create quantum microscope that can see the impossible – Australia’s Quantum Technologies Roadmap sees quantum sensors spurring a new wave of technological innovation in healthcare, engineering, transport and …

Chip Eng Seng unit to acquire Australian commercial property see the impossible – Eng Seng Corporation, has entered into an agreement to acquire a two-storey commercial building in Adelaide, Australia, for A$2.5 million (S$2.56 million).

Japan and Australia stress peace in Taiwan Strait in 2-plus-2 statement – Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and Defense Minister Nobuo Kishi spoke virtually with Australian counterparts Marise Payne and Peter Dutton. This …

Australia Stays on Sidelines as West Unites to Sanction China – Last December, Australian lawmakers from across the aisle called on Prime Minister Scott Morrison to join the U.S. and other countries in passing its own …

No broadcaster to show India vs New Zealand WTC final in Australia – Australia, who were in the running to make it to WTC final, missed out on it after India defeated England 3-1 in the Test series in India. Aussies had earlier lost to …

G7 summit Australia: UK, US likely to push Scott Morrison on net zero emissions – This weekend, Prime Minister Scott Morrison will swap Australia’s polar blast for … Dr Bradshaw said that the pressure will be on the PM and Australia to “pick up …

Democracies ‘lining up against emerging aggressiveness’ of Beijing – Japan has backed Australia in its battle against Chinese “economic coercion” and says it will work with Canberra to tackle Beijing’s technology theft and …

Need to look long-term with bio-bubble life: Australia spinner Agar – Spinner Ashton Agar, who is part of Australia’s 23-member preliminary squad for tour of the West Indies, said he is not surprised at news of players likely to pull …

MasterChef Australia: Indian chef cooks Kolkata kathi roll with a twist – Indian-origin home chef Depinder Chhibber has become quite a favourite on MasterChef Australia’s latest season, cooking a variety of dishes including Indian …

Coronavirus digest: Australia’s Melbourne to emerge from l0ockdown – Australia’s second-largest city will exit a strict COVID-linked lockdown but some restrictions will stay for at least another week. All the latest here. Australia …

Australian Made and Lion’s Share Fund partner to mobilize business support for biodiversity – The Lion’s Share aims to raise $100 million a year by asking advertisers to contribute 0.5 percent of their media spend for each campaign featuring an animal. New …

Best cities to live in 2021: New Zealand and Australia dominate post-pandemic list – Best cities to live in 2021: New Zealand and Australia …

Australian host rages at Meghan and Harry for baby Lilibet Diana stunt ‘No shame’ – A FURIOUS Australian news host has lashed out at Meghan and Harry for their choice in baby name and suggested the pair of choosing to honour the Queen in …

Tapping into Australia’s ageing workforce: insights from recent research – “Older Australians are a critical part of the workforce and economy. More mature workers could increase economic prosperity,” he said. “Given the right …

There is an easy way to include Indigenous Australians in our Constitution – The key provision of the Constitution empowering the Commonwealth Parliament to make special laws affecting Indigenous Australians (s.51(26)) was originally …

New shingles vaccine now available in Australia – Shingrix is registered for Australian adults aged 50 years and over for the prevention of shingles and prevention of postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), a complication of …

Australian PM calls for WTO reform as tensions with China mount – The World Trade Organization (WTO) must have a binding dispute settlement system to address the growing use of “economic coercion,” Australia’s Prime Minister …

Australians try to fathom why state of Victoria has fared worst with COVID-19 – In recent weeks, the 6.7 million residents of the Australian state of Victoria have found themselves in a familiar situation as they were forced to go into …

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