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Australia Must Better Police Foreign Home Buying, Committee Says
Australia should better police rules governing home purchases by foreigners and introduce civil penalties for breaches, a parliamentary committee recommended.(11/26/2014 6:51:44 PM)
Australia's data-retention plans look increasingly out of touch
The tide is turning against mass digital surveillance, both politically and commercially, but is Attorney-General Brandis capable of even noticing, let alone changing, course?(11/26/2014 1:07:05 AM)
Australia board to probe Clarke selection row
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Cricket Australia boss James Sutherland will grill Michael Clarke and national team selectors after a bizarre breakdown in communication over the injured captain's availability for the first test against India next week. Selectors on Monday named the injured skipper in a 12-man squad for the Brisbane test with the proviso that he play a two-day tour match against the ...(11/25/2014 6:42:43 AM)
Australia lifts Ebola ban on Congolese visitors
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia said Wednesday that it is again issuing entry visas to visitors from Congo because it has been declared Ebola-free, but residents of West African nations still grappling with the deadly disease remained banned.(11/26/2014 4:24:49 AM)
Australia working on new drift modeling for MH370 wreckage
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia is working on new drift modeling to expand the geographical area in which wreckage from missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 may come ashore, the Australian search coordinator said on Wednesday. Initial analysis had suggested that the first debris from the plane could come ashore on Indonesia's Western Sumatra after about 123 days. "We are currently working ... to ...(11/25/2014 11:47:33 PM)
Australia's Port of Melbourne lining up three bidders - source
Three of Australia's largest infrastructure funds plan to bid for the country's largest container terminal in a sale expected to fetch about A$5 billion for Victoria state, a source with knowledge of the ...(11/26/2014 1:18:50 AM)
Basketball - Australia cleared of 'tanking' Angola match
- Australia have been cleared of throwing a World Cup match against Angola, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) said Wednesday.(11/26/2014 1:37:14 PM)
Australia's Phil Hughes 'critical' after being hit by cricket ball
Australian cricketer Phil Hughes is in a critical condition in hospital after being hit by a ball during a match in Sydney.(11/25/2014 5:36:52 AM)
Australia Using Substantial Resources to Probe Benchmark Rigging
Australia’s financial markets regulator said it’s using “substantial resources” to probe whether banks tried to influence the nation’s benchmark interest rate.(11/26/2014 3:06:13 AM)
Australia’s Defense Chief Apologizes After Shipbuilder Gaffe
Australia’s defense chief has apologized after saying he wouldn’t trust a shipbuilder being considered to construct a new fleet of submarines to “build a canoe.”(11/25/2014 7:19:29 PM)
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