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Australia: Overnight News Headlines – June 26, 2021


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Japan-born Yahiro named as Australia’s first karate Olympian – Japan-born Tsuneari Yahiro is heading to Tokyo as Australia’s first karate Olympian. Yahiro will compete in the 75-kilogram kumite division as the sport makes …

Delta Coronavirus Variant Prompts Limits in Australia, Israel, as India Warns of New Mutation – Delta Coronavirus Variant Prompts Limits in Australia, Israel, as India Warns of New Mutation. Parts of Sydney lock down, Israeli government brings back indoor …

Australian woman in Sydney quarantine told to charter flight to see dying father in Melbourne… – Coffey, who is in hotel quarantine in Sydney, told Guardian Australia that NSW Health told her the only Covid-safe means of getting to Melbourne was to book a …

What’s behind China’s anti-dumping complaint against Australia at the World Trade Organization? – Beijing declared it was challenging Australian duties on Chinese stainless steel sinks, wind towers and railway wheels. China gave no advance notice to Australia, …

Cricket: Australia test captain Tim Paine apologises for predicting India would beat Black Caps ‘comfortably’ in WTC final – Australia’s test captain Tim Paine has apologised to the Black Caps after earlier predicting they would be “comfortably” beaten by India in the World Test …

The Big Easel – Emerald, Australia – The Big Easel. Morton Park. Emerald, Australia. An oversized Van Gogh reproduction is one of three massive sunflower paintings across the globe.

Six in 10 Australian women of colour experience discrimination at work, survey finds – Discrimination at work. A national survey about the experiences of Australian women of colour in workplaces shows the majority don’t feel safe at work. The report, …

MEGAfauna: Once there were giants exhibition at Australian National Botanic Gardens – Issac Nsirim, 4, meets the Megalania at the Australian National Botanic Garden. Picture: Keegan Carroll,. The dinosaurs are having a rest – make way for the …

Australian host mocks Biden for odd press conference: ‘Delusional or outright bonkers!’ – Australian host mocks Biden for odd press conference: ‘Delusional or outright bonkers!’ JOE BIDEN has been ruthlessly mocked for his odd replies during a press …

Aussies feared missing after US collapse – Australians could be among those missing after the collapse of a Florida residential tower. Authorities are urgently trying to determine if any Australians were …

Bobby & Jens: Australian track star Anna Meares – It would end more than two decades later with her being the first Australian athlete to ever medal in four consecutive Olympic Games. Today she joins Bobby & …

Australians feared among the missing in Miami apartment collapse – Surfside: An elderly Australian couple is feared to be among the 159 people who remain missing a day after their 12-storey Miami apartment building collapsed …

Year-end vaccine goal needs double speed – Australia’s vaccination rate will have to double to complete the program by the end of the year. The massive challenge comes after the Bondi outbreak has …

Travel to Australia during Covid-19: What you need to know before you go – As one of the countries to have performed better in the pandemic, Australia’s borders are still closed. After murmurs that visitors may be allowed to trickle in by …

U.S., Australian, Japanese militaries complete Exercise Southern Jackeroo – In the heart of the Australian Outback, U.S. Marines, Australian Army soldiers, and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force soldiers assembled and successfully …

WA miners call for inquiry as sexual assaults spike – Miners in Western Australia are backing calls for a parliamentary inquiry into sexual assault and harassment at the state’s operations as related accusations …

The Fiji Times » Athletes train in Australia – Fijian athletes Banuve Tabakaucoro, Eugene Vollmer and Heleina Young have stepped up training in Australia to try and qualify for the Olympic Games in …

Creating a true home for football in Australia – In Australia, we now have football content straddling three streaming services in Kayo, Optus Sport and now Paramount+. Would it be viable financially for an …

Facebook refuses to negotiate licensing deal with Australia publisher – In a statement responding to Reuters questions, Facebook’s head of news partnerships for Australia, Andrew Hunter, said the company was “focused on …

The only way to complete Australia’s epic north-south crossing in style – The only way to complete Australia’s epic north-south crossing in style. Ride the Ghan train all the way from Darwin to Adelaide, following in the footsteps of …

The students calling out China on Australia’s campuses – Chinese student Horror Zoo has been speaking out against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) from Australia but, like many activists there, she has discovered …

Australian lobsters getting into China via Hong Kong – Australia’s rock lobsters — a long-prized delicacy among Chinese consumers — might be finding their way onto mainland menus through a backdoor that …

‘Half-arsed’: Sydney residents join calls for full lockdown of NSW capital – Picture: NCA NewsWire/Gary RamageSource:News Corp Australia … of getting this wrong are catastrophic not just for Sydney but for all of Australia.” On social …

Australia grapples with Delta variant spread – Sydney, Australia: Central Sydney and its popular eastern beaches around Bondi … of the highly contagious Delta variant of Covid-19 in Australia’s largest city.

Maxar Supporting Australia’s Nat’l Security With Hirez Satellite Imagery + 3D Data – Maxar Technologies (NYSE:MAXR) (TSX:MAXR) has delivered 3D data products and high-resolution satellite imagery to the Australian Department of Defence …

Facebook rejects talks with Australia publisher, may test online law – SYDNEY — Australia’s competition watchdog is looking into a claim that Facebook Inc refused a publisher’s request to negotiate a licensing deal, the regulator …

First Australian COVID-19 DNA vaccine trial starts – Partnership to test SARS-CoV2 DNA vaccine in healthy Australians. Image credit- sydney.edu.au. Australian researchers are commencing the first Phase 1 …

MasterChef Australia 13: Try Depinder Chhibber’s 3 Delicious Recipes at Home – Let us take a look at Depinder’s top 3 dishes as seen in MasterChef Australia. Tandoori Chicken with Flame Grilled Naan and Smoked Lassi. RELATED NEWS.

Monitor Lizards in Australia Dig Incredible Corkscrew Nests – Doody is a herpetologist from the University of South Florida who has spent years studying Australia’s yellow-spotted goanna—a predatory monitor lizard with …

Singapore plans for life with Covid-19 but Australia has no road map – Singapore vs Australia – vaccine roll-out comparison. Singapore: Population of 5.9million. 5.03million doses administered. 2.06million fully vaccinated. 36.1 per …

EXCLUSIVE-Facebook rejects talks with Australia publisher, may test online law – Australia’s competition watchdog is looking into a claim that Facebook Inc refused a publisher’s request to negotiate a licensing deal, the regulator told Reuters, …

Maintenance and safety issues leading to extended grounding of Australia’s MRH-90 helo fleet – Maintenance and safety issues leading to extended grounding of Australia’s MRH-90 helo fleet. by Julian Kerr. The Australian Defence Force (ADF) is extending …

Rio kept destruction of Ice Age Australia artefacts secret for decades, Aboriginal group says – Australian mining “is an industry that hasn’t behaved responsibly and an industry that needs far greater oversight in heritage protection and agreement making,” …

Covid Success Stories Australia, Israel Impose New Curbs as Cases of Delta Variant Surge – Australia and Israel, which had been successful in fending off Covid-19, reimposed restrictions on Friday as cases surged of the highly contagious Delta variant …

Australia Skipper Warns Resting Players Might Miss Out on T20 World Cup spots – Finch last week said it had been a “long-term plan” for all-format stars Warner and Cummins, both among Australia’s highest-paid IPL players, to miss the 10 T20Is …

Researchers find evidence of coronavirus epidemic 20,000 years ago – Sky News Australia … From 1 July 2021, our Privacy Policy will be changing to the News Corp Australia Privacy Policy. … Australian News Channel Pty Ltd.

Previewing Australia vs. USA’s Biggest 2021 Olympic Matchups – We sat down with world champion, Olympic medalist, and now Australian commentator James Magnussen, who was calling the races poolside in Adelaide at …

High court rejects Australian insurers’ BI test case appeal – The High Court of Australia has rejected an appeal by the Insurance Council of Australia in a business interruption test case after a lower court had ruled that it …

Fortress Australia: how the pandemic strategy has divided us – The question of reopening international borders, or even returning more stranded Australians, seems to divide people into two clear camps. If you have loved …

Australian brigade learns interoperability lessons during Joint Warfighting Assessment 21 – By Cpt. Taylor Lynch Australian 7th Combat Brigade Australia’s 7th Combat Brigade and supporting elements from the 6th Brigade worked to strengthen ties with …

A Narrative of Denial: Australia and the Indonesian Violation of East Timor – As the title indicates, this book is not kind to the Australian politicians and diplomats who shaped policy on the former Portuguese Timor between 1974 and 1983 …

China Panic: Australia’s Alternative to Paranoia and Pandering – Thoughtful, principled and free of hyperbole are not descriptions that have been associated with Australia’s China debate in recent times. David Brophy’s new …

National Australia Bank : US equity funds receive biggest inflow in 14-weeks- Lipper – National Australia Bank : U.S. equity funds receive biggest inflow in 14-weeks- Lipper. Link copied. 06/25/2021 | 10:18am. Copier lien. (Reuters) – U.S. equity …

Australia’s relationship with China ‘has never been worse’ – Australia’s diplomatic relations with China are at their lowest point in 50 years, argues Stephen FitzGerald, Australia’s first Ambassador to the People’s Republic …

EU Brexit chief says UK-Australia trade deal is ‘massive concern’ for Northern Irish farms – BRITAIN’S trade deal with Australia is bad news for Northern Irish farmers, EU Brexit chief Maros Sefcovic has claimed. · Brexit: David Frost on chances of financial …

Postecoglou perspective buoys Celtic chief – The first Australian coach to win a major domestic soccer league title abroad … a style and a panache, which Ange’s teams in Australia and Japan have done.”.

RENEGADE AUSTRALIA: New ‘one stop shop’ opens in long dormant premises in North Ward – New ‘one stop shop’ Renegade Australia opens in long dormant premises in North Ward. Leighton Smith, Townsville Bulletin. June 26, 2021 12:00am.

Toowoomba Muay Thai fighter Holly Nguyen wins WKBF Aussie tittle – The Toowoomba fighter dominated Zalie Tambo, who weighed in heavier and had a significant reach advantage, to claim the WKBF Youth Australian title.

Panic response would be funny if it wasn’t so tragic – For the discerning Australian, they are the interminable frustrations of our age, … than Beijing criticising Australia over global warming and the protection of the …

Fortress of fear: how long can we keep shutting out the world? – Australia has at various times in its history embraced a fortress-like mentality to keep foreigners out. Shielded from the pandemic, a jittery nation has embraced …

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