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  • Australia to allow more Pacific Islands workers, patrol fisheries
    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will extend its Pacific Islands migrant labor program and fly aerial surveillance missions to protect valuable Pacific fisheries, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said at the Pacific Island Leaders Forum. The meeting, held ...
    Published on: Sat, 09 Sep 05:59:01 17 201

  • New York Times
    From Australia's 'Stolen Generation' to Celebrated Poet - The New ...
    New York Times
    An Aboriginal, Ali Cobby Eckermann was taken from her family at birth. Having fought her demons, she will soon pick up a literary award at Yale.
    Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 13:31:06 46 846

  • Reuters
    Australia to send more troops to help Philippines fight Islamist militants
    Sydney - (Reuters) - Australia will send troops to assist Philippine forces in the ongoing battle against Islamic State fighters in the southern city of Marawi, Australia's Defense Minister Marise Payne said on Friday. Small contingents of Australian ...
    Published on: Sat, 09 Sep 05:35:00 1 10

  • The Guardian
    Nearly 26000 guns handed in during Australia's first amnesty since 1996
    The Guardian
    Nearly 26,000 firearms have been surrendered to authorities in the last two months, in Australia's first nationwide gun amnesty in more than 20 years. The justice minister, Michael Keenan, says the haul is a “great result” and demonstrates Australians ...
    Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 03:36:00 1 35

    India-Australia series last with current laws
    Australia's limited-overs tour of India will not be affected by the new rules that change how international cricket is played and which come into force this month. An update to the way the Decision Review System operates, restrictions on the size of ...
    Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 13:21:48 6 85

  • ABC Online
    What does it mean to belong in Australia?
    ABC Online
    Gumboots sit by the back door, which you have to check for spiders before you put them on. In winter, a pot belly roars in the kitchen. In that kitchen, an Australian mother cooks up a Japanese feast: gyoza and karaage, piles of steamed rice and bowls ...
    Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 19:10:58 0 104

  • The Guardian
    How Australia's Warner and Lyon found patience to rescue Bangladesh series
    The Guardian
    South Africa and Australia in 2011 is a standout but there are few others. Perhaps the greatest achievement of an evolving Bangladesh and an out-of-season Australia was the lure of a decider. That won't happen now, but a series full of moments to ...
    Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 22:14:23 3 115

  • The Star Online
    Stuck in 1930's Australia
    The Star Online
    Australia, which has a population of 23.4 million in 2016, has an average of 2.6 persons per household. In the United Kingdom, the average persons per household in 2016 was 2.4. Singapore has a population of 5.6 million and their average is 3.35 per ...
    Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 22:54:44 0 34

  • ABC Online
    SA Government stalls energy security target until 2020
    ABC Online
    "Commissioning of new generation projects in South Australia will provide a more competitive environment and, coupled with more lead time for market participants, the costs of the scheme will be lower, improving the price outcomes for South Australian ...
    Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 22:57:18 1 10

  • SBS
    Australia told to halt support for Myanmar military as Rohingya atrocities continue
    The Sydney Morning Herald
    Bangkok: Calls are growing for Australia to end its defence training and support to Myanmar's military which is accused of committing widespread atrocities against Rohingya civilians in the country's strife-torn Rakhine State. Human rights groups have ...
    Published on: Sat, 09 Sep 02:23:00 1 18

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