Oliver Jones

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US: Biden pushes for change in ‘voting rights’ related rules

Declaring that the very foundation and future of American democracy, as well as its international reputation, were on the line, US President Joe Biden...

OPINION: Australian air quality standards can combat Covid

According to Raina MacIntyre, a senior epidemiologist, Australia's focus on hand hygiene has been about as effective as telling people that mosquitoes will give...

Job vacancies surge in Australia as labour shortage bring crisis

As the lockdowns ended last year, job openings soared across Australia, exposing staff shortages that are now hampering economic activity as Covid cases rise. The...

OPINION: As elections knock door, Morrison caught in own Covid web 

Scott Morrison has refused to make quick antigen tests free for a straightforward reason that has nothing to do with the budget or the...

Australia sticks to $3.5 billion tank purchase deal with US

As part of a massive overhaul of the army's fleet, Australia has committed to buying more than 120 tanks and other armoured vehicles from...

Djokovic wins legal battle but Australian officials yet to take a call   

When Australian immigration officials denied Novak Djokovic's medical exemption from a COVID-19 vaccination requirement and terminated his visa, it sparked a maelstrom of logistical,...

Australia to expand health, medical research capabilities with $44 million

Through the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), the Morrison Government is spending more than $44 million in postgraduate scholarships, international collaboration, and...

Dubai’s luxurious ‘Atlantis Penthouse’ up for sale at $49M

News provided by Zebvo Newswire: Dubai, which is best known for luxury shopping, picturesque architecture and world’s most luxurious accommodations, has added another attractive destination...

Australia explains its ‘origin story’ from new fossil site

Grasslands and stunted trees now dominate Australia's Central Tablelands, hundreds of miles northwest of Sydney. Scientists have uncovered signs of lush rainforests that blanketed...

Australia to hit 1-million Covid cases mark

Since the start of the pandemic, Australia has learned the hard way about exponential growth, and it is swiftly approaching 1 million Covid-19 cases. The...

Australia records highest single day tally ever as cases cross 1 lakh mark

For the first time, Australia recorded more than 100,000 new Covid-19 cases in a single day, as a backlog of home test results was...

Covid vaccination for children: GPs allege vaccine shortage in Australia

General practitioners claim they've been allocated a "laughable" supply of vaccine for the rollout to youngsters, and they're worried they won't be able to...

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Microsoft to buy gaming giant Activision Blizzard for $69 billion

Microsoft announced a historic $69 billion deal to buy Activision Blizzard, the scandal-plagued "Call of Duty" developer, on Tuesday, betting big on the video...

Tonga tsunami sparks ‘unprecedented disaster’

In the first government update after a volcano explosion created a tsunami, Tonga says it has been hit by a "unprecedented calamity." Rescue teams have...

Asian shares dip after retreat on Wall Street

On Wednesday, Asian equities slumped in cautious trade after Wall Street stocks hit a new low for the year. Tokyo, Shanghai, Seoul, and Sydney all...

Australia retains world’s top LNG exporter position

According to consultancy EnergyQuest, Australia will certainly retain its title as the world's greatest exporter of liquefied natural gas in 2021, with shipments reaching...