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Overnight News Headlines (Australia): July 20, 2021


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Children account for 15 per cent of Australian farm deaths, says AgHealth study – 15 per cent of farm deaths are children under 14 years old, according to an AgHealth Australia study; A Ballarat farmer says she is shocked almost one in six …

Australia’s first body image program for primary schools aims to help kids build confidence – As a survivor, her lived experience helped inform a positive body image program that will be available to all Australian schools later today.

Microsoft Exchange hack: Australia, US and allies blame China for huge Microsoft Exchange hack, condemn country’s ‘malicious cyber activities’ – Australia has joined with the United States and other allied nations to condemn China’s “malicious cyber activities”, directly blaming it for a massive hack …

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

French cabinet approves measures to incite vaccination – Those travellers should also be asymptomatic on arrival. Australia’s Victoria state extends Covid-19 lockdown. Australian authorities said Victoria state will …

Australian Muslim communities are a lot more diverse than … – “Aboriginal is who I am and Islam is my religion, it’s my faith, it’s my belief.” According to Australia’s 2011 census, 1,140 people identify as Aboriginal …

Coronavirus South Australia update: Full list of latest exposure … – There’s a growing list of COVID-19 exposure sites in South Australia after three new local cases were detected late yesterday. One of the positive cases is …

Making Ms Represented revealed Australian women in … – Many women said they discussed the “gender deafness” experience with colleagues. Australia’s first female prime minister Julia Gillard said reference to the …

Australia COVID: Researchers take aim at wasted spending … – Australian researchers have concluded that federal government research … Just 7 per cent of registered COVID-19 research trials in Australia were …

Covid-19 – Lessons from Australia – For now, it is Australia that is struck by outbreaks and lockdowns – but on one measure New Zealand has higher failure rates at our border and could be …

Live Nation expands operations in Western Australia through … – Live Nation has a made a strategic acquisition of Western Australia-based touring company Mellen Events. The two companies plan to bring more events to the …

From tinctures to bobba, how tea became part of Australia’s … – “A cup of tea is a very important part of the Australian road trip,” says Allan McCormac, the national director of Driver Reviver. “It always was, and it always …

Not Good UN Climate Assessment Of Australia Has Much To … – Second, Australia exports high levels of GHG emissions per capita (meaning coal and natural gas), with only two countries ahead of them: Qatar and Norway.

Terri Janke: the Australian lawyer trying to stop Indigenous … – Since then, Janke created and finessed her True Tracks framework of Australian Indigenous cultural and intellectual property principles, …

‘Near-perfect’: how to make the most of Australia’s bumper … – Australia’s 2021 vintage is the largest in the nation’s history of winemaking. About two million tonnes of grapes were crushed throughout Australia’s …

Higher virus support payment not ruled out – Coronavirus support payments could be tweaked again if outbreaks persist as Australia’s two biggest cities stare down the barrel of extended lockdowns.

Australian softballers win local hearts before Japan Olympics … – Australia’s softballers, nicknamed the Aussie Spirit, have been based in Ōta, a city 80km north-west of Tokyo. The city has been a frequent host for the …

‘Torturous’: Australian family fights to free refugee held for … – ‘Torturous’: Australian family fights to free refugee held for eight years without charge. Loghman Sawari was 17 when he was placed in a men-only centre on …

Aged care workers keen for Covid jab are being hampered by … – Australia remains last in the OECD for its vaccination rate. Just 11% of Australians are fully vaccinated and 17.4% have received the first dose only. In the …

How fast is Australia’s economy running? Fiscal and monetary … – How fast is Australia’s economy running? Fiscal and monetary stimulus certainly helps. Greg Jericho. Greg Jericho.

Australia’s silo murals make a road trip an art odyssey – in … – The artist Cam Scale spent 26 days painting the Viterra grain silos in Kimba in South Australia. The 60 metre-wide mural depicts a girl standing in a wheat …

Canadian warship joins multinational exercise off Australia – HMCS Calgary arrives in Australia for the start of Exercise Talisman Sabre in July 2021. (Cpl. Lynette Ai Dang and Sailor First Class Jeremy Tapp/Canadian …

Capgemini to acquire Australian services firm Empired … – Empired has over 1,000 employees across Australia and New Zealand, with Microsoft Dynamics and Azure practices and expertise in industries including mining, …

Bigsound 2021 Canceled As Australian States Extend … – According to the Australian government’s website, there are 81 active COVID-19 cases in Victoria (including Melbourne), with 13 of these infections having …

Australian ‘Big Bird Bandits’ stole $160K ‘Sesame Street … – A crew of thieves reportedly stole a costume worth $160,000 from a “Sesame Street”-themed circus in Adelaide, Australia. The three masterminds later …

Australian insurers asked to review risk frameworks(Reuters) – Australia’s prudential regulator on Monday directed general insurers to review their risk management frameworks after a spate of claims over …

Giaan Rooney Hands Over Australian Olympic Commentating … – Rooney shared via social media that Leisel Jones will take over her commentating duties for Australia at the Tokyo 2020 Games. Stock photo via Tokyo 2020.

Australia orders deportation of Katie Hopkins for breaking … – The Australian government has ordered Katie Hopkins to be deported after her “shameful” boast about flouting quarantine rules while in the country to appear …

US Army Fires Patriot Missiles for First Time in Australia – The US Army conducted its first-ever MIM-104 Patriot surface-to-air missile test on Australian soil with the Australian Defence Force during a joint …

Catholic Anti-Slavery Network in Australia becomes model for … – That’s significant because the Catholic Church is Australia’s second largest employer, ranking only behind the government. The Australian Border Force uploaded …

Surge in Mobile Gaming offers Australian Brands Enhanced … – Australian brands are responding to the gaming boom, with FMCG, automotive, travel, and government chasing the high engagement and superior brand safety …

Screen Australia, NZ On Air partner with TikTok – Screen Australia, NZ On Air partner with TikTok. Every Voice is looking for concepts from diverse creators in Australia and New Zealand to make episodic content …

Machine learning boosts solar forecasting to ease grid … – The study, funded by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), … which include a wind farm in South Australia and a solar farm in Queensland.

Clip of Australian deputy PM telling Katie Hopkins to leave … – “How does she get a visa, let alone a spot in quarantine over Australians?” This clip of Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister pledging to kick Katie Hopkins out of …

Australia, the Greenwash Empire – However, when it comes to financing developing countries’ climate change mitigation and adaptation needs, the current Australian government of Prime Minister …

Chevron Australia reaches CO2 injection milestone | News … – Equivalent to taking more than 1.6 million passenger vehicles off Australia’s roads for a year, the injection of five million tonnes of carbon dioxide …

Popular Woolworths, Coles and an Aldi added to Sydney’s … – USE DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA’S TRACKER TO FIND THE LATEST EXPOSURE SITES NEAR YOU. NSW Government Privacy Policy. An infected shopper visited the Mt Druitt …

Australia, US allies accuse China of hacks – Australia, US allies accuse China of hacks. Steve Holland and David ShepardsonAAP. July 19, 2021 7:47AM …

Olympics: Liz Cambage investigation opened by Basketball … – The Australian Olympic Committee confirmed that Cambage’s status for the Olympic Games was in jeopardy. Basketball Australia had not commented on the reported …

Great Barrier Reef ‘such an important tourist attraction’ in … – Sky News host Peter Gleeson says the Great Barrier Reef is “such an important” tourism attraction in Australia. It comes after promising finds from a coral …

British far-right commentator Katie Hopkins deported after … – Ms Hopkins was allowed into Australia ahead of a now-axed role in the upcoming … “The Australian Border Force acted very quickly to make sure the visa on …

China Tells Australia to Stop With ‘Groundless Accusations … – This was in response to Australia believing that China influenced the labeling of the Great Barrier Reef as “in danger” for political reasons, …

Phil Simmons wants West Indies’ ODI top order to keep … – As in the T20I series, Australia’s batting line-up in particular will be a long way from a first-choice top order. Both teams have played just six ODIs since …

Katie Hopkins kicked out of Australia after posting insulting … – Katie Hopkins was due to enter Australia’s Celebrity Big Brother but found herself in hot water after posting a video on Instagram.

Tokyo serves up gold medal dream for Ash – Following more withdrawals, Barty is now closer to making history again by becoming Australia’s first gold medal winner in the Olympics singles competition.

British commentator Katie Hopkins deported from Australia – Hopkins was brought to Australia to join Network Seven’s reality television programme “Big Brother VIP”, with her visa granted on the basis of economic benefit …

West Indies Score 4-1 Series Win Over Australia – Caribbean … – Left-handed opener Evin Lewis stood out with his ninth Twenty20 International fifty as West Indies completed a series win of any kind over Australia for the …

Eve Tamer: Praying for Father Altman from Australia – The same ridiculous events happened here in Australia. We were watching Mass online, with all sacraments stopped as deemed non-essential, and I would then go to …

Kerosene Tin Hut – Morven, Australia – Kerosene Tin Hut. Morven, Australia. These tin huts were commonplace in Australia during the Great Depression.

Paid Covid vaccine leave: Lendi, Zip among Australian … – Leading Australian companies have banded together to allow their staff to take a day off to get vaccinated and still get paid. See if your employer is on …

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