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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Qing dynasty coin may show ancient Chinese trade link with Australia

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:08am by WASHPOST

    ... of the Northern Territory, the archaeologists, who call themselves the Past Masters, unearthed an 18th-century Qing dynasty coin. "It certainly shows the contact between northern Australia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572941/qing-dynasty-coin-may-show-ancient-chinese-trade-link-australia
  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian parliament repeals carbon tax, emissions trading scheme

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 11:18am by Reuters in Sydney

    ... On Thursday, the Senate voted 39 to 32 to dump the carbon tax and planned ETS with the support of mining magnate Clive Palmer, whose Palmer United Party (PUP) holds the balance of power in the chamber. The repeal was fiercely opposed by the opposition Greens and Labor Party, who portrayed the vote as a stain on the country’s international reputation. “This is an appalling day for Australia when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555539/australian-parliament-repeals-carbon-tax-emissions-trading-scheme
  3. 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
  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott a sexist, not a misogynist, says outgoing senator

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:26am by AFP

    ... from his party says, adding he was one of many in parliament. Liberal Senator Sue Boyce, who is leaving politics at the end of the month, described former prime minister Julia Gillard's ... represents Queensland, scored her and her conservative Liberal Party's success in lifting the number of women in politics as "one out of 10" in her valedictorian speech to the Senate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1538372/tony-abbott-sexist-not-misogynist-says-outgoing-senator
  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott tries again to repeal carbon tax with Senate shake-up due

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 09:12pm by BLOOM

    ... country," Prime Minister Tony Abbott told parliament. "Why would anyone be against that?" The make-up of the Senate will change from July 1 when the Palmer United Party- led by Clive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539053/tony-abbott-tries-again-repeal-carbon-tax-senate-shake-due
  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Unesco rejects move to revoke Tasmanian World Heritage status

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 09:36pm by AFP

    ... Tasman, Reedy Marsh and the Northeast Highlands." Former Greens Party leader Bob Brown, a prominent Tasmanian environmentalist, described the decision as "humiliation" for the prime ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539700/unesco-rejects-move-revoke-tasmanian-world-heritage-status
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia offering asylum seekers up to A$10,000 to return to home country

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 04:57am by AFP

    ... bankrupt this government is," Greens party leader Christine Milne said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538008/australia-offering-asylum-seekers-a10000-return-home-country
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian senator smuggles ‘pipe bomb’ into parliament to show security risk

    Posted May 26th 2014, 10:47pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Senator smuggles 'pipe bomb' into parliament A veteran Australian senator has brought what he said could be a pipe bomb to the national parliament to demonstrate his view that new security regulations for the building are unsafe. Senator Bill Heffernan, a member of the ruling conservative Liberal Party, held up the pipe yesterday and what appeared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1519705/australian-senator-smuggles-pipe-bomb-parliament-show-security-risk
  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM Tony Abbott plays down slump in polls after budget

    Posted May 19th 2014, 10:00pm by AP

    ... the ruling conservative coalition's popularity now trailing the centre-left Labor Party opposition by a double-digit margin. The government plans to raise taxes, reduce welfare and shed public ... budget suffers a hit in the polls." The Newspoll and Nielsen surveys are likely to harden opposition to some of the budget measures by Labor and minor parties who have the power to block ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1515809/australian-pm-tony-abbott-plays-down-slump-polls-after-budget
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott says wink during granny's talk-show phone-sex confession was mistake

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 10:36pm by AP

    ... by Sarah Hanson-Young, a senator for the Greens party, which has vowed to block some of the government's toughest budget measures. "Rather than taking seriously her concerns of poverty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1518027/tony-abbott-says-wink-during-grannys-talk-show-phone-sex-confession-was

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