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South Australia to give grants to business firms affected by Covid restrictions

The state government of South Australia has launched a $40 million assistance package for firms affected by Covid-19 restrictions. Last Monday, density limits in cafes...

Barclays gets Australian banking licence

As part of its continued expansion into high-growth areas, UK-based Barclays Plc (BARC.L) announced on Monday that it has acquired clearance from Australia's prudential...

Earthquake-proof steel cask, with 2t of radioactive waste, to arrive in Sydney

A two-tonne container of radioactive waste will arrive in Sydney next year in a monolithic steel cask engineered to resist an earthquake and a...

2 kids among 4 killed in aircraft crash in Queensland

On Sunday, a light plane crashed into the water off the coast of Queensland, Australia, killing four persons, two of whom were children. According...

Some countries to recommend revocation of visa-free travel from Vanuatu

Canberra: Officials from several European and Pacific countries are recommending their Foreign Ministries to take back visa-free travel access from Vanuatu following the non-professional...

Four children killed, several injured in Australia bouncy castle tragedy

Four children were killed and several others were critically injured after a blast of wind blew their bouncy castle high into the air at...

Australia ready to ease border restrictions from tomorrow

Even as the Omicron variant prompts leaders elsewhere to tighten restrictions, Australia said it would move forward with the next stage of its border...

Australia’s stock falls for second day

On Friday, December 10, 2021, the Australian share market finished lower for the second day in a row, as investors continued to take profits...

Australia likely to open boarders for international students from next week

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has hinted that Australia will likely open its doors to international students and skilled workers next week, while health officials...

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President Xi Jinping said on Monday at the all-virtual Davos meeting that China will provide another one billion doses of Covid-19 vaccinations to African...

Ahead of elections, Australia’s opposition toughens China stance

Anthony Albanese, Australia's opposition leader, said the government must respond to Beijing in a firm but diplomatic manner, toughening his stance on China ahead...

Underwater volcanic eruption: Aus, NZ braces up to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

On Monday, Australia and New Zealand sent surveillance planes to Tonga, which was cut off from the rest of the world when an underwater...

Djokovic 3-year visa ban can end early: Australian PM

Following his expulsion, tennis star Novak Djokovic may be able to return to Australia sooner than expected, according to the country's prime minister. On Sunday,...