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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian politician Pauline Hanson returns to lead One Nation party

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 10:44pm by AFP

    ... with the same values, beliefs and laws. Halal is being forced on us by 2 per cent of the population," she added. "Increased violence, educational standards well below world standard and our ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1643941/australian-politician-pauline-hanson-returns-lead-one-nation-party
  2. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Retirees spark trailer park home boom in Australia

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:09am by Bloomberg

    ... population in a country that has some of the most expensive real estate in the world". GE Capital, which had lent US$5 billion to manufactured housing operators in the US and Canada, planned ... costs rose, Deloitte said. With the number of Australians more than 65 years old set to grow at double the rate of the total population, more retirees would turn to lower-priced options, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1616307/retirees-spark-trailer-park-home-boom-australia
  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM cites ‘chatter’ over attacks on government, parliament

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 12:03pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... agencies was that attacks of this nature could take place within days,” Abbott said, explaining the scope and speed of the raids. About half of Australia’s population of roughly 500,000 Muslims ... Greens Party, warned about the risk of alienating and perhaps radicalising elements of the Muslim population. “The best way of keeping Australia safe is for the community to come together ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595909/australian-pm-cites-chatter-over-attacks-government-parliament
  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia raises terror threat level over domestic Islamic State supporters

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:08pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... a roll out of biometric screening at airports. Some Islamic leaders argue the Australian Muslims, a 500,000 minority in a Christian-majority population of 23 million, are being unfairly targeted. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1590828/australia-elevates-terrorism-threat-second-highest-level
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia deploys new counterterrorism units at airports

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 06:25pm by AP

    ... in Australia’s population of 23 million, were being unfairly targeted. David Irvine, director general of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, Australia’s top spy agency, told the National ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1581199/australia-deploys-new-counterterrorism-units-airports
  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Giant white-headed crocodile shot after killing Australian fisherman

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:12pm by AFP

    ... steadily since the introduction of protection laws in 1971, with government estimates putting the population at 75,000 to 100,000. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1577132/giant-white-headed-crocodile-shot-after-killing-australian-fisherman
  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian government plans to raise pension entitlement age to 70 by 2035

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 05:16am by AFP

    ... the highest in the developed world- by 2035 to help cope with its ageing population. Treasurer Joe Hockey said the previous Labor government planned to raise the age from 65 to 67 in 2023 and the new ... of this budget," he said. Australia has for years grappled with how to plan for its ageing population, and in 2009 the former government said it would gradually push back the age at which people could ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1502874/australian-government-plans-raise-pension-entitlement-age-70-2035
  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tributes flow for Neville Wran, former Labor premier of New South Wales

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 09:21pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Tributes flow for ex-New South Wales premier Tributes poured in from both sides of Australian politics yesterday for former premier Neville Wran, who has died aged 87. Wran was premier of New South Wales, Australia's most populous state, from 1976 to until his sudden retirement in 1986, and during that time he never lost an election for his ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1493701/tributes-flow-neville-wran-former-labor-premier-new-south-wales
  9. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Bitcoin meets bricks and mortar

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Bloomberg

    ... currency, to respond to an influx of foreign investors and expatriates seeking property in the nation's most populous city, according to its website. Chinese buyers overtook their counterparts ... in May last year, according to chief executive Asher Tan. About 7 per cent of the population of Willoughby was born in China, according to the 2011 census, more than double the proportion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1462527/bitcoin-meets-bricks-and-mortar
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian wildfires raze homes, injuring firefighter

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 03:25pm by Associated Press

    ... no immediate reports of homes lost in New South Wales, Australia’s most populous state. Destructive wildfires are a common feature across much of Australia during the summer months. Temperatures exceeded 40 degrees Celsius in parts of Victoria, Australia’s second-most populous state, and New South Wales. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1424499/australian-wildfires-raze-homes-injuring-firefighter

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