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Australia: Overnight News Headlines – June 24, 2021


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Australia news LIVE: NSW COVID-19 cases surge; restrictions reimposed on Greater Sydney – Australia news LIVE: NSW COVID-19 cases surge; restrictions reimposed on Greater Sydney. For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here. By …

Australian Cup Moth Caterpillars Produce Highly Complex Venom – Image credit: Jiayi Jin. Doratifera vulnerans is a common culprit of caterpillar envenomations in Australia. The binomial name of this species etymologically means …

Australian payments firm Zeller plans to seek banking licence – A banking licence would allow Zeller to take on Australia’s ‘Big 4’ banks, which have dominated business lending for decades and are now having to develop …

Menstrual leave adopted by more Australian businesses as debate grows around policy – Her employer — Future Super — is one of the first businesses in Australia to introduce a paid menstrual leave policy. Employees at the retail superannuation fund …

Government’s idea of ‘national environment standards’ would entrench Australia’s global pariah status – Government’s idea of ‘national environment standards’ would entrench Australia’s global pariah status. A growing global push to halt biodiversity decline, most …

Xi Jinping’s father and his trip to Australia had a hand in the birth of China’s tech giants – Xi Jinping’s father Xi Zhongxun took inspiration from a visit to Australia in 1979 before his overhaul of Shenzhen, says China expert. Huawei, which is the largest …

The Chase Australia: The Shark tests his fans’ knowledge in his quiz challenge – 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.

Coronavirus: Expert questions whether the travel bubble with Australia is worth it – Coronavirus: Expert questions whether the travel bubble with Australia is worth it … the latest scare in Wellington – caused by an Australian tourist who visited the …

Lloyds Auctions Australia Sells a Pricey Caravan for Cryptocurrency – Australia’s Lloyds Auctions now accepts major cryptocurrencies for any of the items offered on its marketplace. Within hours of the announcement, the auction …

Inside the Australian bond investment scam – It was drummed into him after moving to Australia from Greece with his mother and little … Mr Papagiannopoulos searched for “Australian bonds investment” …

Australian, NZ companies earn millions selling sugary drinks to Pacific Islands battling an obesity crisis – Australian, New Zealand companies earning millions through sale of sugary drinks to Pacific Islands battling an obesity crisis. Pacific Beat. /. By Inga Stünzner and …

Gravity Media Expands Australia Business Development Team – Before this, Musgrave worked with both the National Stock Exchange of Australia (NSX) and the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX). The Australian business …

Forum: Consider wildlife protection legislation similar to Australia’s powerful environmental Act – Perhaps Singapore’s wildlife protection legislation can be modelled after Australia’s powerful environmental instrument, the Environment Protection and …

Man with roots in Kot Kalan becomes Australia’s first Indian judge – Barrister Pardeep Singh Tiwana has become the first Indian to be appointed as a judge of the County Court of Victoria (Australia). The family of the judge …

Bulking Up Battery Sector May Add Billions to Australian Economy – Tesla, BHP-backed group says Australia must move beyond mining · Higher-value processing would boost economy, jobs: report …

Plain English Awards Now Accepting Entries From Australia – Haere mai, Australian plain language enthusiasts! Organisers of the annual Plain English Awards are excited to now be welcoming entries from any individual or …

Covid-19 Australia: Debate over possible Sydney lockdown as coronavirus cases grow – ‘She hasn’t gone to lock down Australia’s biggest city,’ he said. ‘But has taken the positive decision to keep Sydney and NSW open for its residents and to continue …

Myanmar trial of Australian advisor to Suu Kyi still not set – BANGKOK — The case of an Australian economist and advisor to Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi who like her was arrested when the military …

Government vaccine dose forecasts revealed – AstraZeneca is likely to be phased out of Australia’s coronavirus vaccine rollout later in the year as more Pfizer and Moderna doses join the immunisation …

‘Most of Australia’s literary heritage is out of print’: the fight to rescue a nation’s lost books – This is the unfortunate fate of most books, even literary prize-winners. In fact, of the 62 books that won Australia’s Miles Franklin Award between 1957 and 2019, …

Melbourne private school cut fees after receiving nearly $20m in Jobkeeper – The principal of Wesley College, Nicholas Evans, told Guardian Australia that the jobkeeper subsidy had saved hundreds of jobs at the school. Wesley College …

Australia needs New Zealand in rugby union’s battle to stay relevant – Some observers believe the Australian teams should play in splendid isolation and avoid the dominant Kiwis, but this would not be sustainable from …

Australia to fine tech giants, jail users over abusive posts – Australia’s government developed the 192-page bill in response to the 2019 mass shooting at a mosque in New Zealand, in which a white supremacist gunman …

China, Australia And NZ: ‘Anxiety And A Sense Of Danger’ – Prime Jacinda Ardern and her Australian counterpart Scott Morrison have overseen different approaches by their countries to the issue of China’s play for power …

Lift Brands Announces Strategic Partnership with Australia’s Functional Fitness Brand, Fitstop – That growth made the company a key player in the functional fitness industry in Australia at a time when Lift Brands was eager to add a new element to its fitness …

Australia’s new law could force Facebook, Google to strip content – Agencies The bill strengthens penalties for online abuse and harassment, including up to five years imprisonment. Australia’s government has passed legislation …

Australia reports more female advice clients than men – Australian women are closing the gap on men when it comes to investing. Female investors have historically been left behind due to the gender pay gap when it …

SecurityAustralia Considers Mandating Ransom Payment Reporting – The government of Prime Minister Scott Morrison should support the legislation to show it’s serious about taking action on ransomware, Tim Watts, Australia’s …

Horwath HTL Market Report: Australian Hotel Market Recovery from Covid-19 – Despite Australia’s relative success in controlling the spread of COVID-19, the Australian hotel industry was hit hard by the onset of the global pandemic.

TGS strengthens offshore Australia seismic library | Offshore – TGS has acquired three 3D multi-client seismic surveys from Polarcus offshore Australia. Jun 23rd, 2021.

Howden appoints CEO for new Australian unit – U.K.-based Howden Broking Group Ltd. has appointed Matt Bacon as chief executive of its new Howden Insurance Brokers (Australia) Pty Ltd., Reinsurance …

Australian property bargains: Houses for sale for $100,000 or less – For less than the deposit on many capital city houses, and perhaps with a bit of a TLC, buyers could find a tree change or regional investment. They …

Elton John adds dates to final world tour – Stadium in Los Angeles on November 19 and 20, 2022. In 2023 he will play in New Zealand and Australia before wrapping up the tour, which began in 2018.

American Buyers Zero In On Sydney Australia’s Eastern Suburbs – Once Australia’s strict travel restrictions (currently a 10-day compulsory hotel quarantine when entering Australia) are relaxed Ken Jacobs of Sydney-based Private …

Former Prime Minister of Australia Kevin Rudd – On this episode of Global Reboot, FP Editor in Chief Ravi Agrawal interviews former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on the U.S.-China relationship.

Engine selected to drive Australia’s first self-exclusion project – Technology provider Engine Australia has been appointed by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) to deliver the country’s first national …

‘Napalm’ will not be used to tackle mouse plague in Australia – But the application has been rejected by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA), which it said was due to safety and environmental …

Eat your way through this Australian states food guide – A quintessential Western Australia dish would, without doubt, involve marron. … it served in all sorts of innovative ways in Western Australia’s best restaurants.

How the Wine Industry Got Ensnared in Australia-China Tensions – How the Wine Industry Got Ensnared in Australia-China Tensions. Australia is seeking arbitration at the WTO over Chinese tariffs on Australian wine. Eleanor …

Rising house prices slow economic growth in Australian capitals – Rising house prices are slowing the economic productivity of capital cities across Australia, plunging the country into a housing situation that one expert has …

Sky strengthens regional reach, former PM issues ‘polarisation warning – A dedicated 24-hour Sky News Regional channel will become available on free-to-air television to an estimated 7 million rural and regional Australians in August …

Volkswagen Touareg R firming for Australia: First hybrid R model in discussion for local launch – Volkswagen’s most powerful R model yet is in line for Australia, with discussions around a local launch reportedly progressing well. 0 shares. The Volkswagen …

Ben Simmons’ Olympic ‘tease’ disappoints former Australian team member – Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Ben Simmons’ reported decision to skip the Olympics appeared to irk former Australian team member Andrew Bogut.

Chinese pre-emptive strike on Australia to ‘deter conflict’ a possibility: ASPI – Put another way, the PRC may kill Americans or Australians in an attempt to deter,” wrote Lieutenant Colonel Kyle Marcrum and Dr Brendan Mulvaney. “That …

Australia: Gold industry adds lustre to Cambodia’s diversification plans – Australian charge d’affaires Luke Arnold said compatriot Renaissance Minerals (Cambodia) Ltd’s commercialisation of gold in southwestern Mondulkiri …

China is gripped by insecurity, says Australia’s most senior diplomat – CANBERRA (REUTERS) – China is insecure and defensive and this means it perceives threats where there are none, Australia’s most senior diplomat said on …

Australians are the richest people in the world, says Credit Suisse – Australia’s millionaires club is no longer the exclusive preserve of the mega rich and famous. A new report from Credit Suisse estimates as many as 1.8 million …

Fisker Ocean EV could land in Australia in 2023 – American manufacturer says it is taking Australian reservations for its new EV crossover with ambitions of delivering a carbon neutral vehicle by 2027. 24 Jun 2021.

Bangladesh Cricket Board to provide full-proof COVID arrangements to Australia – Australia are set to tour Bangladesh in August. Advertisement. CricTracker Author. Updated – Jun 23, 2021 7: …

Joyce will help restore law of Made in Australia – But these rules have never helped Australia economically to any large degree. The trade rules in the initial Global Agreement on Tariffs and Trade made no …

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