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Australia: Overnight News Headlines – June 16, 2021


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Will the Australia-UK trade deal be in Australia’s interest? History shows we must be careful – Boris Johnson gestures to Scott Morrison. Scott Morrison and Boris Johnson have reached an in-principle agreement for a free trade deal between Australia and …

Most Australians expect politicians to lie, but we also think they should resign if they do, Australia Talks survey reveals – Australians overwhelmingly believe politicians who lie, pork-barrel, or wrongly claim taxpayer money should quit, the Australia Talks National Survey has …

Which state is becoming a hotspot for interstate buyers? – South Australia has become a hotspot for interstate buyers, according to figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and the Real Estate Institute of …

France blasts “economic coercion measures” targeting Australia – Macron made the comments as he welcomed Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to the Elysee Palace. He however did not name the country exercising the …

Britain and Australia announce free trade deal – Britain and Australia announced a trade deal on Tuesday that will eliminate tariffs and red tape, hailed by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as “a new dawn” …

UK and Australia agree post-Brexit trade deal – Tariffs will be eliminated on both Australian and UK goods, with a 15-year transition period and quotas. Liberalisation on categories such as cheese will be …

PM meeting with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison: 15 June 2021 – More broadly, the leaders agreed to strengthen cooperation on defence and security, noting the exciting opportunities offered by the UK and Australia’s joint work …

Goal and highlights: Australia 1-0 Jordan in 2021 AFC Qualifiers – By the narrowest of margins, Australia secured a perfect passage in the group stage after defeating Jordan, who had no chance of advancing to the next round.

Australia Socceroos vs Jordan, FIFA World Cup qualifier – Australia’s Harry Souttar (L) scored the only goal as the Socceroos completed a record eight-straight win in …

Socceroos 1-0 Jordan: Harry Souttar hands Australia milestone win in World Cup qualifying – Socceroos 1-0 Jordan: Harry Souttar hands Australia milestone win in World Cup qualifying. Written By Josh Thomas. @Joshua_Thomas97.

Why the UK-Australia trade deal could have startling wider implications – As of a few years ago this had fallen to about 1.6%. Ed Conway chart on UK-Australia trade deal UK trade by value. Image: UK trade with Australia is far …

Australian prime minister meets the Queen – and tells her she was a ‘hit’ at the Cornwall G7 summit – Australia’s prime minister Scott Morrison told the Queen she was “quite the hit” at the G7 summit, as the pair met at Windsor Castle. The Queen held a rare face-to- …

Britain Signs Its First Major Post-Brexit Trade Deal With Australia – The deal was agreed on Monday night between Australia’s prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Boris Johnson, the British prime minister, at Downing Street in …

UK-Australia trade treaty is the ‘new dawn’ you may never notice – UK-Australia trade treaty is the ‘new dawn’ you may never notice. Analysis: No 10 hopes we’ll enjoy price reductions in supermarkets but estimated savings put at …

Fears UK-Australia trade deal could cause surge in tariff-free meat imports – Boris Johnson, who finalised the outline of the agreement during talks at Downing Street with Australia’s prime minister, Scott Morrison, told reporters it would “ …

Parochial selection policy fails to recognise Wallabies as the main event – Significantly, both players are contracted to Australian Super Rugby teams in 2022. Several other high-profile overseas Australians such as Rory Arnold, Kurtley ...

‘Queue jumping’: Australians under 40 receiving Covid vaccine despite not being eligible – ‘Queue jumping’: Australians under 40 receiving Covid vaccine despite not being eligible. Some nurses are encouraging younger Australian adults to get …

Australian resources minister attacks ‘green activists’ for trying to ‘cripple’ fossil fuel companies – Australian resources minister attacks ‘green activists’ for trying to ‘cripple’ fossil fuel companies. Keith Pitt urges oil and gas producers to fight back against groups …

Congo picks Australia’s Fortescue to develop giant hydro project – Australia’s Fortescue confirmed earlier on Tuesday that it was in talks with Congo to develop a series of dams that could become the world’s largest hydroelectric …

British farmers: What do you think of the UK-Australia trade deal? – British farmers: What do you think of the UK-Australia trade deal? We’d like to hear how British farmers feel about the information that has so far emerged about the …

Charlotte Crosby forced to quarantine in hotel room in Australia – Charlotte Crosby is being forced quarantine in a hotel, with guards manning every corridor, after heading to Australia for work. Former Geordie Shore star …

Analysis: Boris Johnson’s ‘global Britain’ needs more than a tiny Australian trade deal – But the Australia deal is only expected to boost the size of the UK economy by 0.02% over 15 years, increasing GDP by £500 million ($704 million) compared to its …

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison stuns the Queen after he tells her she was ‘quite the hit’ at the G7 summit – The Queen brushed off a compliment from Australian Prime Minister Scott … Australia is not part of the G7, saying: ‘No, that was just the G7, Your Majesty.

Factbox: What’s in the New UK-Australia Trade Deal? – So unlike with the EU, Britain’s trade deal means that Australian exports of red meat to Britain can rise sharply before tariffs become an issue. BRITS ABROAD.

NFU raises animal welfare concerns over UK-Australia trade deal – British farmers have expressed concerns that animal welfare standards could be undermined by the UK’s newly-announced free trade deal with Australia.

Broad terms of UK-Australia deal promise cap on tariff-free imports and a ‘route to Asia bloc deal’ – The UK has secured its first major post-Brexit trade deal negotiated from scratch after prime minister Boris Johnson and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison …

Explained: A Tamil family and their fight to stay in Australia – Under intense public pressure and media glare, the Australian government finally allowed a Tamil family of four to move from a detention centre in a remote …

Australia trade deal: What are the new rules for working holiday visas for under-35s? – According to the Australian government, Australians applying for working holiday visas in the UK will get “expanded rights” and will now be able to stay for three …

PM spruiks UK free trade deal benefits for farmers, whisky drinkers and young workers – Australian cow and sheep farmers, winemakers, whisky drinkers and young … The UK has imported about 33,500 tonnes of beef from Australia since 2013, …

Apocalyptic spider webs carpet Australia after floods – Another wrote, “Ahh Australia, you got fires, storms, mice, spiders. We should get a bloody award for surviving.” see also …

Scott Morrison meets Queen Elizabeth at Windsor Castle after G7 – Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II (R) greets Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison (L), and his wife Jenny, during an audience at Buckingham Palace in London on …

UK-Australia trade deal could complicate post-Brexit solution in Northern Ireland, officials fear – EU officials are concerned that Northern Ireland may act as a backdoor for lower quality goods into the single market. BRITAIN-AUSTRALIA-TRADE-DIPLOMACY.

National Trust joins green group’s attack on UK-Australia trade deal, accusing farmers Down Under of ‘driving deforestation, nature loss, and climate change’ – Boris Johnson’s Australia trade deal has been slammed by one of the bastions of Middle England, as it joined green groups to accuse farmers Down Under of …

UK-Australia trade deal hamper supplied by South West food and drinks brands hoping to showcase products – Mr Johnson and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison were pictured at an event exchanging branded food products from their respective countries held …

SHI International opens office in Australia – SHI’s ability to exceed client expectations has allowed the company to develop deep customer relationships and accelerate growth in Australia and New Zealand …

Scottish farming industry ‘cut out’ in UK trade deal with Australia – The UK Government was accused of cutting out Scotland’s farming industry after striking a new trade deal with Australia. By Alexander Brown. Tuesday, 15th …

Devil will be in the detail of Australia trade deal – this is what we know so far – Britons under the age of 35 will be able to travel and work in Australia more … According to the Australian government, 99% of imports from the country will be …

Australia, Britain reach free trade deal to cut many tariffs – The relationship is even more important to Australia, which counts Britain as its 5th largest trading partner. Australian farmers may be one of the big beneficiaries of …

Swimming Australia Quashes Controversy Over Swimsuit Photo – In Australia, one swimming scandal was – and then wasn’t. A parent publicized a photo of a young male swimmer wearing a women’s swimsuit at an Australian …

Horizon blog: The UK-Australia free trade deal – just how is it significant for UK agriculture? – Australia can export its steaks and other boneless beef cuts for an average of £6,500 a tonne to markets such as Japan, China, South Korea, Indonesia as well as …

Australian PM tells Queen she was ‘quite the hit’ at G7 in face-to-face meeting – The Queen, who is also monarch of Australia, held the rare face-to-face meeting on Tuesday. Wearing a vibrant yellow floral dress, the monarch was seen …

Telstra acquires Mediacloud Australia – Telco – As part of the acquisition, Australian free-to-air TV channel SBS also renewed its playout contract for MediaCloud services for seven years and will be a TBS …

The United Kingdom and Australia announce post-Brexit trade deal – Karan Bilimoria, President of the Confederation of British Industry, discusses how the free trade agreement between Australia and the United Kingdom could …

I figured Australia’s plan and decided against driving in Sydney, Kohli will also figure, says Tendulkar – I figured Australia’s plan and decided against driving in Sydney, Kohli will also figure, says Tendulkar. ANI / Updated: Jun 15, 2021, 19:52 IST. FacebookTwitter …

Queen Elizabeth II meets Australia’s Prime Minister Morrison at Windsor – The monarch, who wore a bright yellow floral dress, chatted to Morrison Tuesday in the royal residence’s Oak Room. The queen is also a monarch of Australia, part …

Everything we know about post-Brexit trade agreement with Australia – Mr Johnson said the trade agreement will adhere to the “strongest possible” animal welfare standards, while Mr Morrison insisted that Australian standards were “ …

Financial services company Kalkine fined $350,000 for spamming customers – Australian financial services research company Kalkine and its news arm Kalkine … They were found to have breached Australia’s telemarketing and spam laws.

COVID danger means hotel, offshore detention must end, watchdog says – The Australian Human Rights Commission says the risk of a COVID-19 outbreak in … Australia crammed almost 12 per cent more people into detention in the six …

Groves set to meet with Swimming Australia to expand on ‘misogyny’ claim – Aggrieved swimmer Madeline Groves has made contact with Swimming Australia and is prepared to outline the issues that have put the sport under the spotlight …

Revealed – Australia’s top brokerages of 2021 – The spotlight is once again set on the mortgage industry’s top-performing firms as Mortgage Professional Australia unveils its annual Top Brokerages report.

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