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Spike in Australian COVID-19 cases “deeply concerning”

Australia has recorded almost 200 new cases of coronavirus in a single day. Authorities in Victoria on Tuesday announced that there had...
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Australian PM announces plan to lift coronavirus restrictions

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a three-stage plan to lift Australia's coronavirus restrictions. Following a meeting of the national cabinet comprised of the...

COVID-19 cluster revealed at Australian meat processing plant

A jump in the number of COVID-19 cases in Australia has been largely linked to a meat processing plant in the State of Victoria,...
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Government report dismisses fears of Australian food shortages due to COVID-19

Australia's top agricultural research body has debunked claims that the country is going to run out of food because of COVID-19. In...
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Man becomes first Australian jailed for breaking COVID-19 quarantine

An Australian man on Wednesday became the first person in the country jailed for breaking a coronavirus quarantine, after he repeatedly left his designated...
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Women in their 20s account for highest number of Australian COVID-19 cases

Women in their 20s account for the largest number of Australia's COVID-19 infections compared with other age and sex groups, health authorities said on...

Unemployment rate for Australian refugees “unacceptable” – Alan Tudge

The Australian Government has flagged overhauling English training for refugees in a bid to reduce the "unacceptable" unemployment level in the community. ...

Bushfire poses “most serious” fire threat since 2003 to Australian capital

A bushfire in the south of Canberra is recognized as the most serious bushfire threat to the Australian capital since 2003, according to local...

Hundreds more homes feared lost in Aussie bushfire crisis

Hundreds more homes are feared to have been lost in the Australian bushfire disaster over the weekend, which so far this season has claimed...
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Australian bushfires send vacationers fleeing in Victoria

About 30,000 Australian vacationers had their stay at a popular tourism designation disrupted this weekend with authorities ordering them to evacuate because of the...

Ghanaians must move from old style mining – Consultant

Mr Henry Antwi, an Australian based Mining and Mineral Economics Consultant has emphasized the need for Ghana to move from the old-style mining enclaves...
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Social Media Executives Could Face Stiffer Penalties Following Australia’s Crackdown

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has threatened social media giants with "significant" penalties if they fail to remove terrorist contents. Morrison met with executives from...
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SYDA Seeks Support for SYDA from Australian High Commissioner

The Sunyani Youth Development Association (SYDA) has appealed to Mr. Andrew Barnes, the Australian High Commissioner to Ghana to the assist the Association to...
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Australian Government Formally Hands Over to Atwima a Sanitation Facility

The Australian government has handed over a 20-seater sanitation facility to the people of Atwima-Koforidua in the Atwima-Nwabiagya North district. The facility is part of...
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Australian Government Plans Massive Investment to Curb Domestic Violence

The Australian government has announced 328 million Australian dollars (232.3 million U.S. dollars) in funding to combat domestic violence. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said...

Australian Open: Frances Tiafoe Wins Fans Admiration

For the first time in his short career, American youngster Frances Tiafoe has made it to the fourth round of a Grand Slam, by...

Australian Political Parties are Fueled by the Alcohol Industry

Donations to Australia's two major political parties from the alcohol, gambling and tobacco industries peak during critical policy debates, a report has found. The...

Australian State hospitals to ban sugary drinks to combat obesity

The Australian State of New South Wales' (NSW) health department announced Thursday that it will ban sugary soft drinks in all hospitals and care...

Australian Soldier Loses His Life in Training Incident

An Australian soldier has died during a training exercise in the Northern Territory. The man was taking part in a “routine” activity at the time,...

Australian Senator Breatfeeds Her Baby in parliament

Australian Senator Larissa Waters has become the first politician to breastfeed in the nation’s parliament. Ms Waters, from the left-wing Greens party, fed two-month-old daughter...
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Australian fashion retailers graded poorly on worldwide labor rights

Australian fashion retailers are not paying enough attention to the conditions of workers who are providing the materials for and creating their products, according...

Ghana: Australian High Commission Unveils 24 Direct Aid Projects

The Australian High Commission in Ghana hosted an event to launch 24 development projects receiving funding under the 2016-17 round of its Direct Aid...
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Researchers in Australia find ways to preventing mutation, spreading of cancer

Australian scientists have made a breakthrough in preventing cancer from mutating in the body. The team from Melbourne's Olivia Newton-John (ONJ) Cancer Wellness and Research...
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Shark found in Australian floodwaters following cyclone Debbie

Australian authorities have issued warnings for people in affected areas not to enter flood waters on Friday, after a. 1.5-meter bull shark was found...

Two Australian men drown after going for swim while drunk

Two Australian men were drowned while trying to swim across a lake after drinking alcohol. Police confirmed that the bodies of two...
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Australian current account deficit improves by 62 percent

Australia has reported its lowest current account deficit in nearly 20 years on Tuesday, with exports driving the strong result for the nation. ...

Fire Races Down Australian Town of New South Wales

Most buildings in a tiny Australian town have been damaged as bushfires ravage New South Wales (NSW) state, authorities have said. More than 80 fires...

Federer wins Australian Open, clinches 18th Grand Slam title

Roger Federer poses with the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup after winning the men's final against Rafael Nadal at the 2017 Australian Open at the...

Nadal to meet Federer in Australian Open final

Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates after winning the men's singles semifinal against Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia, Jan....

S. Williams regains World top with Australian Open win

Serena Williams won her 23rd grand slam title in straight sets to regain her world No. 1 crown, defeating elder sister Venus in 82...