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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian state premier quits over wine gift ‘memory fail’

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 12:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Barry O'Farrell, Liberal Party leader of New South Wales, resigns after learning thank-you note he signed for bottle of fine wine he denied receiving ... Di Girolamo said the gift – a 1959 vintage to mark the year of O’Farrell’s birth – had been couriered to the Liberal Party premier’s Sydney home to offer “sincere congratulations” on his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1483718/australian-state-premier-quits-over-wine-gift-memory-fail
  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Activists protesting against Australia's national day spray graffiti on Captain Cook’s Cottage

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:50pm by Associated Press in Melbourne

    ... Associated Press in Melbourne National monument defaced by grafitti spray painted by activists opposing the celebration of British colonists arriving in Australia in 1788 Activists have sprayed graffiti on the historic home of the 18th-century British explorer Captain James Cook to protest against Australia’s national day. The stone walls of the two-storey building known ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1412533/activists-protesting-against-australias-national-day-spray-graffiti
  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott ‘in time warp’ with plan to bring back knights and dames

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 08:52pm by AFP

    ... Australia's head of state, for approval without consulting his Liberal Party colleagues. Opposition Labor lawmakers ridiculed the move, asking why he was not focusing on issues such as unemployment ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1457912/tony-abbott-time-warp-plan-bring-back-knights-and-dames
  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia rejects Qantas’ request for multi-billion dollar loan

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:08am by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... of senators outside government who he needs to pass the reforms through parliament. Opposition parties have voiced objections to any reforms that could send Qantas jobs overseas. The main opposition Labor Party prefers a government loan to secure Qantas’ future, but regional Australian airline Rex warns that such a loan would distort the Australian aviation market.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1440814/australia-rejects-qantas-request-multi-billion-dollar-loan
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia publishes identities of 10,000 asylum seekers, raising safety concerns

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 01:00pm by Reuters

    ... Party called the data breach, one of the largest in recent memory in Australia, an example of the government’s “failure to care for vulnerable people who are fleeing for their lives”. “Thousands ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1431033/australia-publishes-identities-10000-asylum-seekers-raising-safety
  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Terri Butler claims win in Queensland race for Rudd's former seat

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:39am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Sydney Opposition party claims win in Queensland race Australia's opposition party claimed victory in a special election for a district in Queensland previously held ... more than 10,000 postal and pre-ballot votes that needed to be counted. A Labor victory would see the party maintain its 55 seats in the lower house of parliament, compared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1424689/terri-butler-claims-win-queensland-race-rudds-former-seat
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia tightens secrecy over ‘success’ in blocking asylum seekers

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 05:33pm by Reuters

    ... Campbell declined, however, to confirm reports the vessels would be used to return asylum seekers to Indonesia, fuelling criticism from the opposition Labor Party. “Tony Abbott promised to stop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1406232/australia-tightens-secrecy-over-success-blocking-asylum-seekers
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia refuses to comment on asylum seeker lifeboat policy report

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 12:59pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... Abbott’s conservative party won national elections in September with a promise to turn boats carrying asylum seekers back to Indonesia, which angered the Indonesian government. The number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1400602/australia-refuses-comment-asylum-seeker-lifeboat-policy-report
  9. Business - Economy - AUSTRALIA

    Australia to lift debt ceiling to US$486b

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 03:00pm by AP

    ... in December. While the previous centre-left Labor Party government had forecast debt to peak at A$370 billion in 2015-16, new data showed it would exceed A$400 billion that year due to falling tax ... Treasurer Joe Hockey told Australian Broadcasting Corporation late on Tuesday. A 16-day partial US government shutdown ended last week when Congress approved a budget that keeps the government ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1337970/australia-lift-debt-ceiling-us486b
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian Labor party appoints 11 women to front bench

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 03:51pm by AFP

    ... Labor party coups in as many terms in office, saying “we will have zero tolerance for disunity”. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1331474/australian-labor-party-appoints-11-women-cabinet

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