//
you're reading...
Australian Current Affairs

Overnight News Headlines (Australia): July 16, 2021


Australian News
Australian News

Overnight news headlines you may have missed

Australian fitness giant F45 valued at $2b after Wall Street debut – The backers of Australian founded F45 Training are set for a big payday with the fitness giant listing on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday (US time) …

Report: Team USA vs. Australia exhibition could get canceled over Covid-19 concerns – Now, ESPN’s Brian Windhorst is reporting Friday’s exhibition match in Las Vegas between Team USA and Australia may be canceled due to Covid-19 concerns.

From 19 breweries to 600, Australian craft beer makers are at bursting point. So where to next? – Australian brewery numbers have skyrocketed to 600 after falling to just 19 in the 1980s; Small brewers are expected to use the federal excise rebate to pump …

COVID-19 breaking news: Victoria wakes to fresh lockdown; Case spike expected in Sydney; Queensland on ‘knife edge’ – Melbourne’s fifth lockdown yesterday afternoon, with the rest of the state also hit. It’s the first time this year Australia’s two biggest cities have been in lockdown.

Tax Institute releases 287-page reform wish list to fix ‘broken’ taxation system – Australia’s tax laws are costing the nation about $50 billion in compliance costs, while inefficient taxes are costing even more in lost economic growth, the Tax …

Australia news LIVE: Victoria’s lockdown begins; Sydney’s … – Australia news LIVE: Victoria’s lockdown begins; Sydney’s exposure sites continue to grow amid extended shutdown. We have made our live coverage of the …

NZ must ‘learn from’ Australia’s Covid Delta outbreak – top … – A top Australian epidemiologist is cautioning New Zealand to learn from the mistakes made across the ditch, as more states tighten Covid-19 restrictions.

Australian organisations are secretly paying hackers millions … – One-third of Australian organisations hit by ransomware attacks paid the ransom; These payments, which encourage further attacks, are typically kept secret …

Australian Boomers Tokyo Olympics 2021 Covid-19 scare … – Beal played 32 minutes against Australia in a Las Vegas friendly on Tuesday – sparking fears Boomers players could be at risk. Former Australian basketball …

Australia’s shameful attempt to squeeze Southeast Asian … – Australia’s shameful attempt to squeeze Southeast Asian workers dry. New ASEAN visa scheme will exacerbate exploitative conditions on farms. Hamish …

Vectorworks, Inc. Announces New Office Location in Australia – Through the acquisition of OzCAD, the Australian distributor of Vectorworks software for over 20 years, Vectorworks further extends its offerings and services to …

Gallagher Australia rolls out new digital-first product – Gallagher Australia rolls out new digital-first product. International insurance broker Arthur J. Gallagher & Co (Gallagher) has …

Coronavirus Australia: Melbourne, Victoria Covid lockdown … – Moonee Ponds: Australian Red Cross Moonee Ponds Op Shop – Monday, July … Payments will begin in arrears on application to Services Australia seven days …

Dutch honey bees resistant to varroa mite imported to … – In this laboratory in north-east Victoria, his skill, if he’s successful, will help shape the future of Australia’s honey bee population. Constrained in a tiny tube is a …

Australian megafires burn critical habitat of ‘Vulnerable’ virus … – The severe megafires that occurred in eastern Australia during 2019-20 were much larger and more concentrated across the landscape than in previous years, …

CPB Held To Its DEAL – Litigation, Mediation & Arbitration … – Australia: CPB Held To Its DEAL … A recent decision of the New South Wales Supreme Court in CPB Contractors Pty Ltd v DEAL S.R.L. [2021] NSWSC 820 …

Live Nation Entertainment buys WA concert promoter Mellen … – Live Nation Asia Pacific president Roger Field said that while 2022 is “looking like a very big year from the global perspective”, Australian music lovers would miss …

South Australia’s Flaherty’s Beach dubbed ‘most beautiful beach’ – Finding an idyllic beach in Australia is no real challenge, given the country is surrounded by around 34,000km of coastline. But one TikTok user claims they’ve …

ASIO goes social to recruit new generation – Australia’s domestic intelligence agency is looking for clever, curious people on Instagram. A social media footprint is no longer a barrier to becoming a spy.

Ford Mustang Mach 1 buyers in Australia get $4,000 discount … – The Mustang Mach 1’s launch in Australia has had its fair share of hiccups, caused by errors made by Ford in the original version of the pony car’s brochure.

Lockdowns cast shadow over cabinet talks – Australia’s leaders will meet on Friday with the nation’s two most densely populated states in lockdown. National cabinet will try to end an ugly war of words that …

‘Not engaging isn’t the answer’: Australia under pressure as … – ‘Not engaging isn’t the answer’: Australia under pressure as US follows EU lead on carbon tariffs. Experts and opposition MPs say Australia should work with …

The treacherous politics of Covid-19 – with Lenore Taylor – The Delta variant has seemingly foiled Australia’s best laid pandemic plans. As politicians point fingers, case numbers are growing, and cities are going back …

Britain, Australia brace for Unesco world heritage rulings – PARIS (AFP) – The world heritage committee of the UN’s cultural agency Unesco begins debating on Friday (July 16) its list of World Heritage sites, with Australia …

Three Australian resorts close again due to COVID-19 … – Australia’s Victoria state government announced a 5-day lockdown beginning midnight July 15 until July 20 after a spike in positive COVID-19 test results. Three …

Australia Commissions Furry Art for 2021 Olympic Mascots – Australia has officially become … the first country to have furry art on legal tender. Yup, the Australian government commissioned fursonas for its Olympic and …

Ford Mustang Mach 1 Brochure Snafu Costs Ford Big Money … – Regardless, Ford Australia is giving the group several options when it comes to … In addition to the Mach 1, Australian Ford enthusiasts recently had another …

2021 Home Price Expectations Raised for US, Canada … – The biggest revisions are for Canada and Australia, where double-digit price growth appears likely this year. Fitch has updated its forecasts for Australia, Ireland …

Fitch Ratings Raises Home Price Expectations for the US … – Fitch Ratings Raises Home Price Expectations for the US, Canada, Australia, Denmark, Ireland. Thu 15 Jul, 2021 – 12:34 PM ET. Related Fitch Ratings …

‘We didn’t learn’: Expert’s frank admission about Sydney … – Politics · Crime · Courts & Law · South Australia · Western Australia · Northern Territory · Tasmania · World · World Breaking News · Pacific · Asia · North America.

Australian unemployment falls to decade low – Australia’s unemployment rate fell to 4.9 per cent in June from 5.1 per cent in May, the lowest level in about a decade, according to the labour force data …

Western Australia: Old World–Style Reds and Whites (Jul 2021) – Margaret River has developed a reputation for producing some of Australia’s most sought-after and iconic Cabernet Sauvignon–based wines. Most examples …

Footy WAGS furious they can’t join NRL players at … – Covid Australia: Footy WAGS furious told they can’t join NRL players at Queensland quarantine resort.

Carl’s Jr. Signs Master Franchise Deal for Australia, Targets … – Carl Jr.’s first foray down under came in 2016. The brand now has nearly 30 restaurants throughout Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, and New South Wales, …

Publicis Acquires Australian-Based CitrusAd to Seize on … – By Mauro Orru. Publicis Groupe SA is acquiring Australia-based platform CitrusAd for an undisclosed sum, as the advertising conglomerate seeks to capitalize …

Australia’s burning question: How can we build better bushfire … – The report, written by disaster resilience experts, Dr Adriana Keating and Professor John Handmer is Australia’s first ‘Post Event Review Capability’ (PERC). The …

11 nations participate in massive US-Australian military drills – The U.S. and Australia kicked off their biennial Exercise Talisman Sabre on Wednesday. Defense forces from Japan, the U.K., Canada, South Korea and New …

Coronavirus Australia: New Sydney Covid exposure sites … – Coronavirus Australia: New Sydney Covid exposure sites – Woolworths, Coles, Aldi, chemist.

WORLD magazineCEO Spotlight: InfraBuild CEO Vik Bansal Believes Australia’s … – Australia has roots in strong manufacturing. According to Bansal, the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted that Australia has let its manufacturing sector …

Karora reports record quarterly gold production in Australia… – production since the Higginsville acquisition of 29,831 ounces for the second quarter of 2021 from its Beta Hunt and Higginsville mines in Western Australia.

Australia and the US begin joint military exercise Talisman … – A US Marine (on the left) and an Australian soldier working together during Exercise Talisman Saber 2013. Credit: Sgt Paul Robbins / Wikimedia. Australia and the …

Australia attacks sweeping EU climate plan to tax imports – CANBERRA: Australia, one of the world’s biggest fossil fuel exporters, has strongly criticised the European Union’s proposal to enact a carbon border tax.

Chinese ship in international waters near Australia not … – A Chinese vessel sailing in international waters, not in Australia’s territorial waters, touched a raw nerve in Australia. Australian politicians and media outlets are …

Australia vs USA Women’s Basketball Picks, Odds, Predictions … – Australia and Team USA face off in a women’s basketball tune-up for the Tokyo Olympics on Friday at the Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas …

China continues to turn to Australian high-protein wheat – While crops in the United States and Canada are already being impacted by hot and dry weather conditions, China is looking to Australia for its high-protein …

Japan books 108000 tonnes of US, Canadian, Australian … – Japan’s agriculture ministry has booked 108,175 tonnes of Australian, Canadian and US milling wheat for September shipment, market sources told AgriCensus …

12 million to stay home in Australia as Delta strain surges … – Australia’s second largest city was preparing to enter a fresh lockdown Thursday, as countries across the world struggle to quash surges in COVID-19 cases …

Coronavirus Australia: New Covid exposure sites in … – Share or comment on this article: Coronavirus Australia: New Covid exposure sites in Melbourne – Coles, Kmart, Woolworths.

Australian Woman Parades Frozen Dead Lamb in … – Australian Woman Parades Frozen Dead Lamb in Supermarket to Promote Veganism · The woman had previously strolled into a KFC restaurant in Melbourne with …

Melbourne joins Sydney in lockdown as COVID-19 spreads in … – Melbourne spent about third of 2020 under curfew as the epicentre of the country’s initial outbreak, suffering most of Australia’s 31,400 cases and 912 deaths to …

About Craig Hill

Teacher and Writer. Writing has been cited in New York Times, BBC, Fox News, Aljazeera, Philippines Star, South China Morning Post, National Interest, news.com.au, Wikipedia and others.

Discussion

One thought on “Overnight News Headlines (Australia): July 16, 2021

  1. Reblogged this on China News.

    Posted by China News | July 16, 2021, 08:45

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

If you liked what you just read, click "Subscribe" to become a follower of the Craig Hill site. You will receive an email each time a new post is published.

Join 14,835 other followers

An archive of all my old posts

Follow me on Twitter

Most Recent Posts Post on My Blog About China: China News

Cadence Column: Asia, August 2, 2021

Cadence Column: Asia, August 2, 2021

British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is trudging through China’s backyard. Chinese government news “Global Times” describes Britain as trying to relive its old days. China was never happy about getting its ass whipped twice in the Opium Wars, which China provoked with its economic philosophy that “sliver-in, tealeaves-out” was sustainable trade. China, now with […]

Attacks on foreign journalists in China cast shadow over Beijing’s upcoming Olympics

Attacks on foreign journalists in China cast shadow over Beijing’s upcoming Olympics

After promises during the 2008 Olympics, “[f]ew could have imagined the CCP stooping to the level of running campaigns against individual news reporters and outlets, resulting in harassment and death threats against foreign reporters,” writes William Nee. On July 20, in the central plains of Henan province, one of China’s most important regional cities, Zhengzhou, […]

Tibet and China clash over next reincarnation of the Dalai Lama

Tibet and China clash over next reincarnation of the Dalai Lama

A couple of years ago, during a meeting of Tibetan leaders in Dharamshala in India, Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama, was asked about his reincarnation. Addressing the room of monks, religious teachers and Tibetan politicians, the Dalai Lama asked them to look into his eyes. “Do you think it’s time now?” he asked. It […]

China orders one member of each Tibetan family to enlist in the military to fight against India

China orders one member of each Tibetan family to enlist in the military to fight against India

China has been hatching several conspiracies since its defeat on the eastern Ladakh border against India last year. Considering the fact that Tibetan youth can play a vital role in fighting India in the Himalayan mountains on the borders of eastern Ladakh to Arunachal Pradesh, China has made it mandatory for one member of every […]

China warns UK as carrier strike group approaches South China Sea

China warns UK as carrier strike group approaches South China Sea

China has warned the UK’s Carrier Strike Group, led by the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth not to carry out any “improper acts” as it enters the contested South China Sea. ‘The People’s Liberation Army Navy is at a high state of combat readiness’ says the pro-government Global Times, seen as a mouthpiece for the […]

China Has Reportedly Launched a Little Baby Version of the US X-37B Spaceplane

China Has Reportedly Launched a Little Baby Version of the US X-37B Spaceplane

A Chinese aerospace manufacturer hailed a successful test flight of a new spaceplane that will broaden China’s reusable spaceflight capabilities. The unnamed craft reportedly takes off like a rocket and lands like an airplane, much like the U.S. Air Force’s X-37B (pictured above), but can’t go all the way into orbit like the American spaceplane […]

China Discovers the Limits of Its Power

China Discovers the Limits of Its Power

Beijing’s confrontation with Australia should have been an unequal contest. That’s not how it worked out in practice. “Chewing gum stuck on the sole of China’s shoes.” That’s how Hu Xijin, the editor of the Chinese Communist Party–run Global Times, described Australia last year. The disparaging description is typical of the disdain that China’s diplomats […]

China looking at expropriating foreign-held tech shares

Those foreigners who hold shares in Chinese tech companies are being warned that all is not well. It is China expert Gordon Chang who explained at Gatestone Institute, where he is a distinguished senior fellow and a member of the advisory board, that the nation controlled by a repressive Communist regime is “on the road […]

Cadence Column: Asia, July 26, 2021

Cadence Column: Asia, July 26, 2021

While a typhoon largely evaded Taiwan over the weekend, tragedy struck the mainland. Shanghai faced flooding and death while India suffered a landslide in the Himalayas. In a shocking video, one boulder took out a bridge. Several people died. But, speaking of Taiwan’s tendency to fall out of manure smelling like roses, there’s nothing like […]

On This Day In Australia: In 1950, Australia announced they would send troops to the Korean War

On This Day In Australia: In 1950, Australia announced they would send troops to the Korean War

Originally posted on Craig Hill:
Third Royal Australian Regiment Only five years after the end of the Second World War, Australia became involved in the Korean War. Personnel from the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), and the Australian Regular Army (ARA) were committed soon after the war began and would serve…

%d bloggers like this: