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Australia: Overnight News Headlines – June 11, 2021


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Overnight news headlines you may have missed

Australian swimmer cites ‘perverts’ withdraws from Olympic trials – Double Olympic silver medallist Madeline Groves has pulled out of Australia’s swimming trials for the Tokyo Games, citing “misogynistic perverts in sport”. Groves, …

Denmark vs. Australia – Football Match Report – June 10, 2021Teenage substitute Mary Fowler rifled home her first international goal for Australia in the dying minutes of Friday’s clash in Horsens, while Clare Polkinghorne …

Tattoo artist helps young Australians cover self-harm scars – When Brazilian tattoo artist Fernando Hideki moved to Australia two years ago, he noticed a growing trend among his clientele: More young people were …

The Chase Australia: The Shark tests his fans’ knowledge – The Chase Australia’s official Shark, Brydon Coverdale, has created a new daily quiz challenge. How’s your general knowledge? Take his quiz. The Shark Quiz.

Australian farmers spending big following a record harvest and generous tax incentives – In Australia 15,700 new tractors have been sold, that’s up 37pc on the 12 months prior; Tractor sales in NSW are up 78pc for the year to date; Farmers are also …

‘Forgotten’ emissions undoing work of Australia’s renewable boom – …’forgotten’ emissions undoing work of Australia’s renewable energy boom. World leaders including Prime Minister Scott Morrison will gather in the UK this …

Here’s how pharmacies could boost Australia’s COVID vaccine rollout – Under Australia’s original COVID-19 vaccination rollout plan, community pharmacies were meant to be involved in administering vaccines from phase 2a.

G7 to discuss carbon border adjustment taxes that threaten Australian aluminium, think tank warns – Australia’s multi-billion-dollar alumina and aluminium export industries could risk closure if the European Union leads other major economies into adopting …

Why is there a mouse plague in Australia and can it be stopped? – Millions of mice are terrorising Australian farmers, and there’s no end in sight. The mouse plague, which started 10 months ago, has ruined the drought recovery …

Australian universities need to be more age-friendly — what does that look like in practice? – It encourages universities and other higher education institutions to step up and respond to the educational needs of ageing populations such as Australia’s.

Monash launches Australia’s first Indigenous business leadership degree – Karl is one of 14 students to enrol in Australia’s first Indigenous-focused Master of Indigenous Business Leadership, at Monash University. Through the program …

Australia could be in for a bad winter of colds and flu because of COVID-19 pandemic, expert says – Australia could be in for a bad winter of colds and flu, and the COVID-19 pandemic is partly to blame, an expert says. Robert Booy, a member of Immunisation …

Where is it snowing? South-east Australia wakes from a wild winter’s night – Australia’s south-east has endured a wild night of winter weather with high winds, heavy rain and widespread snow. Key points: Many people have woken to …

Australians think our population is getting too big but can we build better dense cities? – How dense should our cities be? Experts say Australia is more than capable of shouldering this population boom — if we get the planning right. “Australian cities …

SNP threatens to torpedo Australian deal hours before Boris’s crunch talks with Morrison – THE SNP has condemned Boris Johnson’s planned Brexit trade deal with Australia, claiming it would deal a “devastating blow” to Scotland. · Nigel Adams labels …

Swimmer Madeline Groves withdraws from Australian Olympic swimming trials over ‘misogynistic perverts’ – Swimmer Madeline Groves announced Wednesday that she will not compete at the Australian Olympic trials this year, citing “misogynistic perverts” in the sport.

Pet-friendly offices in Australia – Australia has one of the highest rates of pet ownership in the world – which … 1000 respondents, over half of Australia’s pet owners would be open to taking a …

Australia is in no rush to join global stampede to green bonds – Don’t expect Australia to join the growing ranks of countries issuing debt to fund environmental objectives any time soon. Sustainable finance is one of the …

5 Big Questions Ahead Of Australian Olympic Trials – 2021 SWIMMING AUSTRALIA OLYMPIC TRIALS · Saturday, June 12th – Thursday, June 17th · South Australia Aquatic & Leisure Centre · Sole Olympic-Qualifying …

Notorious IS bride living free in Turkey despite 7-year prison sentence – One of Australia’s best-known Islamic State brides, former Melbourne woman Zehra Duman, was released from jail in Turkey and is living there with her two …

The world’s ‘coolest’ street has been named – and it’s in Australia – Topping the list is Smith Street in Melbourne, Australia, a buzzy thoroughfare known for its independent stores, gay bars, live music venues and great restaurant …

India, Australia To Expand Cooperation In Digital Economy, Cyber Security – India-Australia Ties: The two sides discussed a range of issues relating to emerging technologies in the cyber domain at the first meeting of the India-Australia …

Clot risk extremely low as vaccines backed – Medical experts say blood clots linked to COVID-19 vaccines remain extremely rare and Australians should continue to roll up their sleeves for the jab.

Product repair should be easier: report – It should be easier for Australians to get their everyday products repaired – from a blender … “In general, consumer protections work well in Australia, but we are …

Energy costs lowered for hotels and motels – Stephen Ferguson, national CEO of the Australian Hotels Association, said the grants would help struggling businesses trying to recover from the worst 15 months …

Right to repair: it should be easier for Australians to get phones and devices fixed, review says – Kevin Purdy, a journalist at the repair site iFixit, told Guardian Australia earlier this year a major issue preventing people from fixing their own devices was the …

Australia and Singapore say students first to benefit from travel bubble – The Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and his Singaporean counterpart, Lee … Morrison said Australia had sought to learn from Singapore’s successful …

Australian researchers discover why only two heads of echidna penis become erect at one time – Australian researchers discover why only two heads of echidna penis become erect at one time. The major blood vessel of the penis splits into two main branches …

India, Australia to enhance co-operation with private sector – India and Australia decided to intensify co-operation in the areas of digital economy, cyber security and critical and emerging cyber and cyber-enabled …

Australia: Wild Planet seeks first Grade 1 in Stradbroke … – Since the start of his career in late 2017, the Australian gelding Wild Planet has won five stakes, all in sprints. Wild Planet has won the Group 2 Theo Marks …

Leadership skills of the future | HRD Australia – Human Resources Director Australia. CONTINUE TO SITE. Human Resources Director Australia. CONTINUE TO SITE. AU · NZ · CA · US · Asia · NEWS.

Facebook gives staff option to go fully remote – Human Resources Director Australia. CONTINUE TO SITE. Human Resources Director Australia. CONTINUE TO SITE. AU · NZ · CA · US · Asia · NEWS.

Pandemic creates ‘window of opportunity’ to improve mental health in the workplace – It would be impossible to go through the ups and downs Australians have … Earlier this year, research by Asana found workers in Australia and New Zealand …

India and Australia to expand cyber security cooperation – The two sides discussed a range of issues relating to emerging technologies in the cyber domain at the first meeting of the India-Australia Joint Working Group ( …

Australian Olympic medallist pulls out of Tokyo trials to send message to ‘misogynistic perverts’ – Australian swimmer Madeline Groves has has withdrawn from next week’s Olympic trials saying she wants to send a message to “all misogynistic perverts in …

Australian swimmer Maddie Groves withdraws from Olympic trials over ‘misogynistic perverts’ – Olympic silver medalist Maddie Groves announced on social media Thursday that she is withdrawing from Australia’s swimming trials for the Tokyo Games …

Prime Minister Scott Morrison teams up with Singapore PM for next travel bubble – In April, after announcing Australia’s first travel bubble with New Zealand, Mr Morrison said Australia was “not in a position to move forward” when pressed over …

Moray’s MSP challenges UK-Australia trade deal – the UK Trade Secretary, raising concerns over a potential free trade deal with Australia. In their joint letter the 14 signatories warn that the pace of negotiations …

Man admits sex assault on Dublin street after night out – Mercado was convicted of a breaking and entering offence while in Australia, and gardaí were informed by Australian authorities when Mercado left there to …

Car: How to watch Detroit Grand Prix on DAZN – The previous winners — in 2019 — were Misha Goikhberg in Race 1 and Tony Ave in Race 2, both for Chevrolet Camaro. All of the information you need for the …

Food and drink sector condemns ‘rushed’ trade negotiations iwth Australia – Food and drink organisations in Scotland have expressed concern that trade deal negotiations with Australia are being rushed, with the UK Government …

Australian corporate regulator acts decisively to disrupt misconduct – ASIC’s recent Enforcement Update demonstrates that it is in a strong position to identify and disrupt misconduct across the Australian financial sector through …

Australia faces UN complaint over Indigenous man’s death in custody – More than 450 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders have died in Australian custody since 1991, when a top-level inquiry recommended a series of sweeping …

Australian swimmer pulls out of Olympic trials, sends message to ‘misogynistic perverts’ – A two-time Olympic silver medalist in swimming decided to drop out of Australia’s Olympic trials days before it is to begin, saying she wanted to send a message …

Australia Covid vaccine advice updated for pregnant women – As Australia’s vaccine rollout accelerates and more people become eligible to get the jab, many people have questions after safety for particular groups and …

Two Australian states on COVID-19 alert after infected woman’s interstate travel – Two Australian states on COVID-19 alert after infected woman’s interstate travel. Reuters. Victoria, Australia Published: Jun 10, 2021, 07:08 PM(IST).

Australia trade deal – FUW warns MP of ‘race to the bottom’ – Australian politicians and industry representatives, Mr Jones told the MP, have been candid in expressing their view that the UK is a major target for the expansion …

Australian swimmer Madeline Groves pulls out of Games trials, citing ‘perverts’ – Double Olympic silver medallist Madeline Groves has pulled out of Australia’s swimming trials for the Tokyo Games, citing “misogynistic perverts in sport”.

Mighty Craft to acquire Adelaide Hills Group in Australia – Australian company Mighty Craft has signed a binding agreement to acquire cider, beer and spirits brand owner Adelaide Hills Group for an aggregate …

Experts reassure Australians of COVID-19 vaccine safety following blood clot death ‘likely to be linked’ to AstraZeneca jab – Australians are being urged to be informed, but not alarmed, about a very rare blood clotting condition linked to the AstraZeneca vaccine, following the death of a …

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