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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Delegates at Australian Aids conference seek asylum

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Melbourne They say anti-gay laws in countries like Uganda and Tanzania put them at risk if they go home Aids conference delegates seek asylum in Australia Some 25 delegates to an international Aids conference held in Melbourne last month fear returning home and will seek asylum in Australia, refugee and welfare agencies said yesterday. HomeGround Services, ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia defends 'national security' raids in Timor case

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 05:32pm by AFP

    ... and will allege that the spy agency used an Australian aid project to renovate East Timor’s cabinet offices as a front to install listening devices in the walls during crucial gas treaty talks in 2004. ...

  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd to quit politics

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 03:32am by AFP

    ... and form a "national apology foundation" to aid indigenous Australians. ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Abbott abolishes Australia’s climate watchdog

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 05:01pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... might do.” Abbott was only sworn in on Wednesday but he has already taken the axe to three high-profile public service department heads and merged government aid agency AusAid ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Dozens of bushfires break out in Australia

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 05:29pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Dozens of bushfires broke out in Australia on Tuesday, with seven firefighters injured battling blazes in areas west of Sydney that have destroyed at least one home. About 40 uncontained bushfires erupted in the country’s most populous state of New South Wales, aided by temperatures above 30 degrees Celsius and gusting winds. “Currently 40 fires ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia’s PM-elect Abbott faces early asylum-seeker test

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 03:17pm

    ... O’Neill urged Abbott to stand-by the previous Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd’s Labor government’s agreement it take asylum-seekers arriving by boat in exchange for a boost in foreign aid ... foreign aid budget were he to win office, casting some doubt over the Papua New Guinea deal inked by Rudd in a bid to deter refugees from taking people-smuggling boats to Australia. Centre-left ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Labor's Jason Li bids to win over Asian voters in Australian election

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Pam Walker

    ... The challenge he outlines is to build a culture of entrepreneurship and risk-taking, with the help of "world-class interconnectivity", aided by Labor's much-touted high-speed national ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian opposition pledges refugee savings

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 03:57pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... priority to providing Australian citizens with free legal advice rather than asylum seekers. Sarah Hanson-Young, immigration spokeswoman for the minor Greens party, said the aid is needed because ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    PNG asylum solution to cost Australia A$1b

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 02:53pm by AFP

    ... in aid to PNG over four years as part of the deal, with A$207 million towards rebuilding a hospital in the second largest city Lae and A$62 million for the University of PNG. Australia will also ... stations to help in tackling chronic law and order problems. The government said the aid was in addition to the existing A$500 million a year delivered to PNG and would be funded from within ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia to send all boatpeople to poverty-hit Papua New Guinea

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 05:42pm by AFP

    ... In exchange for Papua New Guinea’s help, Australia will fund further aid initiatives including redeveloping a major hospital in Lae and assisting with its long-term management. Australia will also contribute funds to reform the impoverished Pacific nation’s university sector and support other health, education and law and order initiatives, although no dollar figure was put on the aid. ...




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