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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    State of Great Barrier Reef likely to worsen, Canberra admits

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:40pm by Reuters

    ... to further deteriorate," the government said in a report. The fragile reef, running along Australia's east coast, is at the centre of a campaign by green groups and marine tourist operators ... of coral, 1,500 species of fish, 4,000 types of mollusc, and is home to threatened species, including the dugong, a marine mammal, and large green turtle, the World Heritage list says. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572300/state-great-barrier-reef-likely-worsen-canberra-admits
  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Qing dynasty coin may show ancient Chinese trade link with Australia

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

    ... The Washington Post Qing dynasty coin may show ancient trade link In Australia these days, China seems to shadow the antipodean nation's future. China's appetite for natural resources has reshaped Australia's economy, and the threat of its expanding navy has led Australian officials to approve the deployment of US marines on Australian soil. But a team of amateur ...

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

    Delegates at Australian Aids conference seek asylum

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

    ... so far come in," spokeswoman Cathy Beadnell said. "Obviously they have nowhere to live at the moment. They are all moving towards making asylum claims." Up to 25 people have sought advice on how to remain in Australia once their visas had expired, according to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, also in Melbourne. The issue of stigma and discrimination surrounding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1566494/delegates-australian-aids-conference-seek-asylum
  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Sri Lankan asylum seeker group to be taken to the Australian mainland

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:36pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... seekers on board the first boat, saying the at-sea screening process used to evaluate their claims was unlikely to have given the migrants a fair chance. Conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1558985/sri-lankan-asylum-seeker-group-be-taken-australian-mainland
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian parliament repeals carbon tax, emissions trading scheme

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

    ... Reuters in Sydney Australia on Thursday became the first country in the world to scrap a carbon tax as the upper house of the legislature also discarded plans for a trading scheme based on emissions The Australian Senate voted on Thursday to scrap the country’s carbon tax and plans for emissions trading, a major victory for conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott that leaves ...

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

    Firemen rescue Asian backpackers living in squalor at Sydney industrial site

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:39am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Firemen rescue Asian backpackers living in squalor at factory site At least 15 people, reportedly backpackers from Japan and South Korea, were rescued yesterday from a raging fire on a Sydney industrial site where they were found "living in squalor" in minibuses, a shipping container and a caravan. New South Wales Fire and Rescue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545072/firemen-rescue-asian-backpackers-living-squalor-sydney-industrial-site
  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

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

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

    ... Bloomberg in Sydney Abbott in new bid to axe carbon tax Australia's conservative government yesterday reintroduced a bill to repeal a carbon tax ahead of a shake-up in the Senate, which has previously rejected the levy's removal. "Repealing the carbon tax will reduce the cost of living, make jobs more secure and improve the competitive position of our ...

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

    Unesco rejects move to revoke Tasmanian World Heritage status

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

    ... to revoke World Heritage status for parts of the Tasmanian wilderness, calling it "a strong rebuke" for the conservative government. Prime Minister Tony Abbott believes too much forest ... statement, the Australian Conservation Foundation, the Wilderness Society, Environment Tasmania and the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre said it was a win for common sense. "The World Heritage ...

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

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

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

    ... 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
  10. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Unesco criticises Australia’s decision to allow dredging of Great Barrier Reef

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:07pm by GDN

    ... Barrier Reef world heritage area prior to the world heritage committee meeting in June," he said. The Australian Marine Conservation Society's Great Barrier Reef campaign director, ... resources and environmental protection mechanisms in place to ensure that the Great Barrier Reef continues to be among the best-managed and-protected world heritage areas in the world." Richard ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1502710/unesco-criticises-australias-decision-allow-dredging-great-barrier-reef

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