Australia

Country Australia
Capital Canberra
Continent Australia-Oceania
Currency Australian dollar(AUD)
Languages English

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Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name of Great Britain. Six colonies were created in the late 18th and 19th centuries; they federated and became the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901. The new country took advantage of its natural resources to rapidly develop agricultural and manufacturing industries and to make a major contribution to the British effort in World Wars I and II. In recent decades, Australia has transformed itself into an internationally competitive, advanced market economy. It boasted one of the OECD's fastest growing economies during the 1990s, a performance due in large part to economic reforms adopted in the 1980s. Long-term concerns include climate-change issues such as the depletion of the ozone layer and more frequent droughts, and management and conservation of coastal areas, especially the Great Barrier Reef.

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Behold Australia's Grossest Drinking Tradition: The Shoey - The New York TimesBehold Australia's Grossest Drinking Tradition: The Shoey  The New York Times

To “do a shoey” is to pour alcohol (usually beer) into a shoe (yours or someone else's) and chug it. A growing number of celebrities have taken part in the ...



Scott Morrison Won Australia's Election Against All Odds. It Shouldn't Have Come as a Surprise. - Foreign PolicyScott Morrison Won Australia's Election Against All Odds. It Shouldn't Have Come as a Surprise.  Foreign Policy

Understanding Australia's shock election last weekend, in which the right-wing coalition of incumbent Prime Minister Scott Morrison unexpectedly won, requires ...



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Australia's election sparked several suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say.



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A fireball believed to have been a meteor lights up the skies overnight, with reports of sightings coming in from South Australia and Victoria. One expert says the ...



Australia’s China Challenge - The New York TimesAustralia’s China Challenge  The New York Times

With Beijing pushing as far as it can wherever it can in the era of President Xi Jinping, Australia has become a global case study in Chinese government ...



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Almost one in seven young Australians believe a man would be justified in raping a woman if she initiated sex but changed her mind, while almost one-quarter ...



Michael Slater: Former Australia cricketer removed from flight - BBC NewsMichael Slater: Former Australia cricketer removed from flight  BBC News

Michael Slater, now a popular Australian commentator, apologises for his "disruptive" behaviour.



Adam Gilchrist: Australia can pass 500-run mark at the World Cup - Fox SportsAdam Gilchrist: Australia can pass 500-run mark at the World Cup  Fox Sports

Adam Gilchrist fully expects a team to surpass the 500-run mark at the World Cup and he sees no reason why Australia cannot be the side to do so.



How Australia led the US in its global war against Huawei - The AgeHow Australia led the US in its global war against Huawei  The Age

Canberra: In early 2018, in a complex of low-rise buildings in the Australian capital, a team of government hackers was engaging in a destructive digital war ...



Older women new face of poverty in Australia, Salvation Army warns - The GuardianOlder women new face of poverty in Australia, Salvation Army warns  The Guardian

The Salvation Army has warned that older women have become the “unexpected face of poverty in Australia”, revealing figures showing a 40% increase in ...



Australia's conservatives set to secure majority government - Aljazeera.comAustralia's conservatives set to secure majority government  Aljazeera.com

Election analysts project PM Scott Morrison's coalition will hold at least 77 seats in the 151-member lower house.



Australian Electoral Commission finds 87 cases of election ads breaching law - The GuardianAustralian Electoral Commission finds 87 cases of election ads breaching law  The Guardian

AEC received almost 500 complaints about election advertising, including protests over online campaigns, during 2019 federal election.



Hamilton the Musical Australia tour in March, 2021, Sydney Lyric Theatre - NEWS.com.auHamilton the Musical Australia tour in March, 2021, Sydney Lyric Theatre  NEWS.com.au

Broadway's record-breaking musical Hamilton is coming to Australia in a new theatre production that will hit the stage in March, 2021.



Uganda massacre survivor 'relieved' accused Rwandans resettled in Australia - ABC NewsUganda massacre survivor 'relieved' accused Rwandans resettled in Australia  ABC News

An American woman who survived a massacre in Uganda is "relieved", yet "sad" two men once accused of carrying out the atrocity have been resettled in ...



Sydney faces 27C weather with winter just days away - The GuardianSydney faces 27C weather with winter just days away  The Guardian

Winter might be nine days away but Sydney is forecast to swelter through a week of temperatures as high as 27C – eight degrees above the average maximum ...



Australian federal election result caused surge on NZ immigration website - NEWS.com.auAustralian federal election result caused surge on NZ immigration website  NEWS.com.au

New Zealand has reported a huge spike in the number of Australians considering a move across the ditch since the federal election was called.



Watch: Suspected Meteor Shower Caught On CCTV In Australia - NDTV NewsWatch: Suspected Meteor Shower Caught On CCTV In Australia  NDTV News

A suspected meteor shower lit up the Northern Territory sky in Australia on Monday morning. ABC News reports that the flash of the meteorite was so bright, ...



Outrage, polls and bias: 2019 federal election showed Australian media need better regulation - The Conversation AUOutrage, polls and bias: 2019 federal election showed Australian media need better regulation  The Conversation AU

Two big media-related issues have emerged from the federal election: how opinion polls are reported and the polarisation of the main newspaper groups.



A Stunning Quest to Photograph Australia's 10 Deserts - WIREDA Stunning Quest to Photograph Australia's 10 Deserts  WIRED

The Simpson Desert stretches 68,000 miles across central Australia, but it looks as surreal as anything on Mars. There are more than 1,100 parallel sand dunes, ...



White powder in letter addressed to Sarah Hanson-Young forces evacuation - The GuardianWhite powder in letter addressed to Sarah Hanson-Young forces evacuation  The Guardian

Greens senator lambasts 'toxic' political debate after envelopes containing powder and death threats were mailed to her.



Australian election results bode well for Adani's coal mine project - Economic TimesAustralian election results bode well for Adani's coal mine project  Economic Times

Adani Group's Carmichael coal deposits project in Queensland state is facing regulatory hurdles.



Federal election 2019: Chris Bowen pulls out of Labor leadership race – politics live - The GuardianFederal election 2019: Chris Bowen pulls out of Labor leadership race – politics live  The Guardian

Anthony Albanese is currently the only candidate, as Palaszczuk seeks Adani approval timeline by Friday. All the day's events, live.



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Despite an increasing number of Australians being born overseas, the 46th federal parliament will be no more culturally diverse than the previous one.



Australian finds A$100,000 gold nugget using metal detector - BBC NewsAustralian finds A$100,000 gold nugget using metal detector  BBC News

The 1.4kg nugget was found by a man using a metal detector in a Western Australian gold field.



Australia's First 5G Device Is Casually Available Now - Gizmodo AustraliaAustralia's First 5G Device Is Casually Available Now  Gizmodo Australia

Telstra just launched Australia's first 5G mobile device: the HTC 5G hub. It's the worlds first 5G hotspot and can be used both plugged in or unplugged on the go.



Australia's Golden Soil: Unusual Gold Encounters - Kitco NewsAustralia's Golden Soil: Unusual Gold Encounters  Kitco News

This past week, not one, but two discoveries of free gold were reported in Australia.



Australia World Cup guide: gameplan, key player and prediction - The GuardianAustralia World Cup guide: gameplan, key player and prediction  The Guardian

Rejuvenated under Justin Langer, the champions are suddenly contenders again but must find a way to integrate Steve Smith and David Warner back into a ...



Kiwi nurse says she moved to Australia because she was 'burnt out' and 'underpaid' - TVNZKiwi nurse says she moved to Australia because she was 'burnt out' and 'underpaid'  TVNZ

A Kiwi nurse decided she had had enough of working in New Zealand and decided to pack up and move to Australia in search of better working conditions and ...



Australia's largest pastoral company AACo confirms massive loss in end-of-year results - ABC Rural - ABC NewsAustralia's largest pastoral company AACo confirms massive loss in end-of-year results - ABC Rural  ABC News

The nation's biggest cattle company says extreme weather conditions across northern Australian has cost it more than $100 million in losses.



Miss Westralia: How a girl from the bush became Australia's first beauty queen - ABC NewsMiss Westralia: How a girl from the bush became Australia's first beauty queen  ABC News

Beryl Mills became a household name overnight when she won the Miss Australia contest in 1926, but today only a few remember her. Now a musical aims to ...



Barnaby Joyce agitating for return to cabinet as Morrison prepares frontbench - The GuardianBarnaby Joyce agitating for return to cabinet as Morrison prepares frontbench  The Guardian

The former Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce is positioning himself for a return to cabinet following the Coalition's shock election win, as Scott Morrison prepares ...



Clive Palmer ‘elated’ after spending $55 million for zero seats - NEWS.com.auClive Palmer ‘elated’ after spending $55 million for zero seats  NEWS.com.au

Clive Palmer got a lot wrong during a bizarre and often rambling appearance on Nine's Today show ahead of the election. He ranted about his ambitions to win ...



Australian Dollar Strengthens After Morrison Clings to Power - BloombergAustralian Dollar Strengthens After Morrison Clings to Power  Bloomberg

Australia's dollar jumped at the market open after the nation's center-right government clung to power in a surprise election victory at the weekend.



Australia’s elections carry demands for climate change action, political stability - The Washington PostAustralia’s elections carry demands for climate change action, political stability  The Washington Post

Polls favor the left-leaning Labor Party, crafting a counternarrative to the conservative rise in the West and elsewhere.



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Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says she is bringing in the Coordinator-General to oversee the Adani approvals process because the community is ...



Doctors urge Australians to get a flu vaccine after virus claims 68 lives - The GuardianDoctors urge Australians to get a flu vaccine after virus claims 68 lives  The Guardian

Health experts are warning of an 'unprecedented' flu season in 2019 with the worst yet to come.



The Stock Market Winners and Losers From Australian Election - BloombergThe Stock Market Winners and Losers From Australian Election  Bloomberg

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has secured a third term in office for his Liberal-National coalition with a surprise election victory, after Australian voters rejected ...



Australia's obsession with old number plates continues - Stuff.co.nzAustralia's obsession with old number plates continues  Stuff.co.nz

Going off recent auction results, it seems that wealthy Australian car enthusiasts are currently obsessed with vintage number plates, with increasingly large sums ...



Mark Waugh, Adam Gilchrist back David Warner to open for Australia at Cricket World Cup 2019 - Fox SportsMark Waugh, Adam Gilchrist back David Warner to open for Australia at Cricket World Cup 2019  Fox Sports

David Warner must open for Australia at the World Cup, according to two men who know a thing or two about opening the batting at the quadrennial event.



'I'll burn for you': How Australia's Pentecostal PM energised Christian voters - Stuff.co.nz'I'll burn for you': How Australia's Pentecostal PM energised Christian voters  Stuff.co.nz

Re-elected PM Scott Morrison is arguably Australia's most overt leader of faith - and it's won him support.



Indigenous bones returned to Australia century after black-market trade reveal cruel treatment - ABC NewsIndigenous bones returned to Australia century after black-market trade reveal cruel treatment  ABC News

An ugly chapter of human trafficking and black-market trading of body parts in Western Australia is laid bare with the return of 14 sets of human remains which ...



False election claims spark push for truth in political advertising laws - The GuardianFalse election claims spark push for truth in political advertising laws  The Guardian

Integrity campaigners say falsehoods spread through campaign, particularly by United Australia party ads, are 'intolerable'



Australia loosens borrowing rates overnight to fight falling property market - Irish ExaminerAustralia loosens borrowing rates overnight to fight falling property market  Irish Examiner

Within hours of the re-election in Australia of the sitting coalition Government led by Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday, the first in what can be expected ...



How does your income compare to everyone else's? - ABC NewsHow does your income compare to everyone else's?  ABC News

Test how well you know your place on Australia's income ladder — and then find out how your salary compares to your neighbours.



Folau turns to top silk as Rugby Australia case heads for legal stoush - Sydney Morning HeraldFolau turns to top silk as Rugby Australia case heads for legal stoush  Sydney Morning Herald

Israel Folau has tapped one of Australia's leading workplace relations lawyers and Melbourne silks, Stuart Wood QC, for advice as he mulls taking on Rugby ...



George Smith: Ex-Australia captain retires after ending career at Bristol - BBC SportGeorge Smith: Ex-Australia captain retires after ending career at Bristol  BBC Sport

Former Australia captain George Smith announces his retirement from professional rugby at the age of 38 after spending last season with Bristol.



As pollsters, we are rightly in the firing line after the Australian election. What happened? - The GuardianAs pollsters, we are rightly in the firing line after the Australian election. What happened?  The Guardian

The fact that our predictions didn't match the result challenges us to be more critical about the information we collect.



Australia's greatest ODI player: SF 1 | cricket.com.au - cricket.com.auAustralia's greatest ODI player: SF 1 | cricket.com.au  cricket.com.au

Ahead of the 2019 World Cup, take a closer look at Australia's greatest ever one-day cricketers and vote for your favourite.



Peter O’Neill: Papua New Guinea's PM investigated over Australian citizenship claims - The GuardianPeter O’Neill: Papua New Guinea's PM investigated over Australian citizenship claims  The Guardian

Citizenship status of all 111 MPs to be examined amid parliamentary crisis.



Morning mail: AEC toothless, rape attitudes, May's Brexit offer - The GuardianMorning mail: AEC toothless, rape attitudes, May's Brexit offer  The Guardian

Wednesday: Watchdog took no punitive action on unlawful or deceptive advertising. Plus: the charts that help explain Morrison's win.



The Right-Wing Populist Playbook Keeps Winning - BloombergThe Right-Wing Populist Playbook Keeps Winning  Bloomberg

Australia's shock election result is one more sign 2016 was no fluke.



How Australia ended up taking in Rwandans accused of killing tourists - The GuardianHow Australia ended up taking in Rwandans accused of killing tourists  The Guardian

Australia's government faces questions over secret deal with US in which the men were granted humanitarian visas.



Federal election: Holocaust survivor frightened by level of hate in Australia - NEWS.com.auFederal election: Holocaust survivor frightened by level of hate in Australia  NEWS.com.au

When Eddie Jaku arrived in Sydney 69 years ago, with the horrors of the Holocaust still *fresh* in his mind, he had nobody and nothing.



Malaysia, flooded with plastic waste, begins sending scrap back to developed nations - ABC NewsMalaysia, flooded with plastic waste, begins sending scrap back to developed nations  ABC News

Malaysia, which has become a dumping ground for the world's plastic waste, has begun returning non-recyclable scrap to developed countries of origin, its ...



Climate change to be decisive issue in Australian election - Aljazeera.comClimate change to be decisive issue in Australian election  Aljazeera.com

Energy and global warming debates have dominated Australia's election campaign, with many voters calling for change.



Uber on the rise in corporate Australia - The Australian Financial ReviewUber on the rise in corporate Australia  The Australian Financial Review

Business travel software provider Serko says Uber is the No.1 item going through the travel expense systems of many Australian companies.



Cricket Australia: Brett Lee backs David Warner to win World Cup 2019 Player of the Tournament - Fox SportsCricket Australia: Brett Lee backs David Warner to win World Cup 2019 Player of the Tournament  Fox Sports

David Warner put the fear in bowlers before his ball-tampering suspension but now, things have changed - he's better, Brett Lee says.



Australia Zoo's Robert Irwin comes to rescue of an echidna that waddles into a Sunshine Coast fruit shop - ABC NewsAustralia Zoo's Robert Irwin comes to rescue of an echidna that waddles into a Sunshine Coast fruit shop  ABC News

Robert Irwin of Australia Zoo comes to the rescue when an echidna waddles into a Sunshine Coast fruit shop and wedges itself under a fridge.



The Dog That Didn’t Bark in Australia’s Election - BloombergThe Dog That Didn’t Bark in Australia’s Election  Bloomberg

Immigration has faded as a campaign issue. There's a lesson in that for other countries.



EXCLUSIVE | Major cast details leaked for AUSTRALIAN SURVIVOR: CHAMPIONS vs CONTENDERS - TV BlackboxEXCLUSIVE | Major cast details leaked for AUSTRALIAN SURVIVOR: CHAMPIONS vs CONTENDERS  TV Blackbox

TV Blackbox has already revealed two names taking part in the upcoming series of the Channel 10 show but now our source in the South Pacific has sent ...



Yes, polls got the Australia result horribly wrong. But not all were exit polls - India TodayYes, polls got the Australia result horribly wrong. But not all were exit polls  India Today

When survey data broadcast on May 19 predicted an emphatic win for the BJP and its allies, there was soon talk that dozens of exit polls had failed to accurately ...



Australian PM: 'How good is Australia?' | News UK Video News - Sky NewsAustralian PM: 'How good is Australia?' | News UK Video News  Sky News

Sky UK Limited and our trusted partners use cookies and similar technologies on this Sky News site to provide you with website services and personalised ...



Australia's conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority - ReutersAustralia's conservative coalition secures parliamentary majority  Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia's conservative coalition secured an outright parliamentary majority on Monday following a shock election victory, allowing Prime ...



Australia's major parties neck and neck in tight election battle - The GuardianAustralia's major parties neck and neck in tight election battle  The Guardian

PM Morrison hopes voters ignore Coalition infighting, while Labor's Shorten has become tabloid target.



Australian based in Singapore sexually exploited at least 47 boys in four countries - AsiaOneAustralian based in Singapore sexually exploited at least 47 boys in four countries  AsiaOne

An Australian man sexually abused dozens of boys, some as young as 10, while working in Singapore from 2000 to 2017. Labelled as one of Australia's worst ...



Australia's National Australia Bank Now Accepts Apple Pay - MacRumorsAustralia's National Australia Bank Now Accepts Apple Pay  MacRumors

National Australia Bank (NAB) today announced support for Apple Pay, allowing NAB customers with a Visa Card to make purchases using the Apple Pay...



Killer flu season sees record numbers of cases and deaths - and it's only just beginning - 9news.com.auKiller flu season sees record numbers of cases and deaths - and it's only just beginning  9news.com.au

Flu Vaccine: Record numbers of influenza virus cases and deaths.



Surge in Australians pondering move to New Zealand after election - Stuff.co.nzSurge in Australians pondering move to New Zealand after election  Stuff.co.nz

Four times the usual number of Aussies visited Immigration NZ websites after the upset election victory there.



Election 2019: Blaming Queensland Won't Fix Australia - JunkeeElection 2019: Blaming Queensland Won't Fix Australia  Junkee

Blaming the election result on Queensland is a quick fix, a salve that soothes the rest of us from taking responsibility for the country we live in.



Australia, US should form battery mineral alliance, says lithium chief - The Australian Financial ReviewAustralia, US should form battery mineral alliance, says lithium chief  The Australian Financial Review

Australia and the US are being challenged to consider joint industry assistance to secure crucial battery materials such as lithium.



Australian woman jailed in Iceland for biting her husband's tongue walks free - ABC NewsAustralian woman jailed in Iceland for biting her husband's tongue walks free  ABC News

An Australian woman who bit off part of her husband's tongue has been released after three months in an Icelandic prison.



WATCH: Suspected meteorite caught on CCTV in Australia - News24WATCH: Suspected meteorite caught on CCTV in Australia  News24

A suspected meteorite lit up the night sky over parts of Northern Australia on Monday morning. Northern Territory Police CCTV captured an object shooting ...



The far-right Australian politician who blamed the New Zealand mass shooting on immigration was voted out of office - Business InsiderThe far-right Australian politician who blamed the New Zealand mass shooting on immigration was voted out of office  Business Insider

Far-right Australian politician Fraser Anning was voted out of Australia's Parliament in the country's national election. Anning provoked sharp backlash when he ...



How Trump has accidentally helped Australian miner Lynas - The AgeHow Trump has accidentally helped Australian miner Lynas  The Age

US President Donald Trump has emerged as a key player in the future of Australia's small and controversial rare earths company, Lynas, adding yet another ...



'It's not you, Bill, it's the country': is this election Australia's Trump or Brexit moment? - The Guardian'It's not you, Bill, it's the country': is this election Australia's Trump or Brexit moment?  The Guardian

For those who believed this election was a choice about the future, the result feels alienating and painful.



Lessons from Australia: Voters put pocketbooks over climate change, again | TheHill - The HillLessons from Australia: Voters put pocketbooks over climate change, again | TheHill  The Hill

This same thing seems to happen over and over; voters “virtue signal” their concern about climate change, but end up putting economic interests first.



'National obscenity': Australia's story of housing boom and homelessness - The Guardian'National obscenity': Australia's story of housing boom and homelessness  The Guardian

An unbroken run of prosperity has created property millionaires, but it's also left a lot of vulnerable people out in the cold.



The New Right Is Beating the New Left. Everywhere. - BloombergThe New Right Is Beating the New Left. Everywhere.  Bloomberg

From Australia to Europe, the signs are multiplying that conservative populism is on the rise.



The Irish nun who opened schools for the deaf in Australia - The Irish TimesThe Irish nun who opened schools for the deaf in Australia  The Irish Times

Sr Gabriel Hogan provided education for children whose needs would otherwise have been neglected.



Infosys asked to produce code, documents in Australian dispute - Economic TimesInfosys asked to produce code, documents in Australian dispute  Economic Times

BENGALURU: Software services giant Infosys has been asked by an Australian court to share a copy of the source code for a banking solution user interface it ...



Australia’s stuttering economy is hot election topic - Financial TimesAustralia’s stuttering economy is hot election topic  Financial Times

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2019 Australia election in 11 charts - BBC News2019 Australia election in 11 charts  BBC News

Australia will go to the polls on 18 May at a time when many Australians have big questions about their country and who leads it. Here's a visual look at some ...



Hey, Democrats, look what just happened in Australia: Varney - Fox BusinessHey, Democrats, look what just happened in Australia: Varney  Fox Business

In Australia voters were not prepared to sacrifice in the name of climate change, and they didn't want to risk their prosperity by taxing the rich!



Clive Palmer absent from court for Queensland Nickel liquidation trial - The GuardianClive Palmer absent from court for Queensland Nickel liquidation trial  The Guardian

Judge criticises businessman's lawyers for 'late-stage' evidence that workers had started receiving payouts.



414 million pieces of plastic found on remote Australian islands: Study - CNN414 million pieces of plastic found on remote Australian islands: Study  CNN

Almost 1 million shoes and over 370000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) ...



Visa woes likely to continue for NZers in Australia, especially Maori - Oz Kiwi - TVNZVisa woes likely to continue for NZers in Australia, especially Maori - Oz Kiwi  TVNZ

There's limited chance that New Zealanders living in Australia will be able to get a better deal under the Coalition's continued leadership, a group advocating for ...



Here's everything you need to know about Australia's election - Aljazeera.comHere's everything you need to know about Australia's election  Aljazeera.com

The opposition Labor Party is expected to win Saturday's election, with climate change emerging as a key issue.



Election 2019: How did Australia vote? - Sydney Morning HeraldElection 2019: How did Australia vote?  Sydney Morning Herald

See how your and other electorates voted in the election.



'It's our reputation': why nursing homes are denying Australians the 'dignity of risk' - The Guardian'It's our reputation': why nursing homes are denying Australians the 'dignity of risk'  The Guardian

The aged care royal commission has exposed the way residents are being drugged and physically restrained by institutions that are supposed to care for them.



Tax relief, rates cut set to boost economy - NineTax relief, rates cut set to boost economy  Nine

In a welcome boost for consumer confidence, Australians are set for an interest rates cut and extra tax relief. Workers earning up to $90,000 a year can expect an ...



The mathematics does not lie: why polling got the Australian election wrong - The GuardianThe mathematics does not lie: why polling got the Australian election wrong  The Guardian

Polls will continue to be central to the narrative of any election. But there needs to be a better way to reflect uncertainties.



Australia prints 400 million banknotes with a typo - CNNAustralia prints 400 million banknotes with a typo  CNN

They were billed as innovative, next generation notes with added security -- but Australia's new $50 banknotes also have another feature: an unfortunate typo.



Israel Folau: Rugby Australia dismissal, Stuart Wood, Supreme Court, Rugby Australia. - NEWS.com.auIsrael Folau: Rugby Australia dismissal, Stuart Wood, Supreme Court, Rugby Australia.  NEWS.com.au

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Winning during economic slowdown, Australia's Morrison must halt rot - ReutersWinning during economic slowdown, Australia's Morrison must halt rot  Reuters

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Surprisingly retained by Australians in a national election over the weekend, Prime Minister Scott Morrison's center-right government now ...



Flu deaths hit 26 in Australian state of Victoria, including three children - Stuff.co.nzFlu deaths hit 26 in Australian state of Victoria, including three children  Stuff.co.nz

Three children are among the 26 people who have died with the flu in the Australian state of Victoria so far this year, and the number of influenza cases across ...



Australia just voted to put Australia's interests first -- another win for Trump nationalism? - Washington TimesAustralia just voted to put Australia's interests first -- another win for Trump nationalism?  Washington Times

The Nationalist Spring is alive and growing as Australia's conservative prime minister Scott Morrison's unexpected win on Saturday appears to show.



Australia 'too comfortable' - Honda's advice to young players - The World GameAustralia 'too comfortable' - Honda's advice to young players  The World Game

After finally confirming his Melbourne Victory exit, Japanese star Keisuke Honda has urged the next generation of Australian players to follow his lead and not ...



Australia's Growing Camel Meat Trade Reveals a Hidden History of Early Muslim Migrants - Atlas ObscuraAustralia's Growing Camel Meat Trade Reveals a Hidden History of Early Muslim Migrants  Atlas Obscura

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Australia's biodiversity at breaking point – a picture essay - The GuardianAustralia's biodiversity at breaking point – a picture essay  The Guardian

Australia's biodiversity is in trouble. The UN global assessment report painted a stark picture: the decline of the world's natural support systems means that ...



Australia’s Politics May Be Changing With Its Climate - The New York TimesAustralia’s Politics May Be Changing With Its Climate  The New York Times

Australia feels the brunt of climate change. Now, as elections approach, its politicians are trying to figure out how to manage the anxiety of voters.