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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Shark kills man in Australia’s Byron Bay despite brave rescue bid

    Posted Sep 09th 2014, 06:51pm by AP

    ... was taken by a 3-to-4-metre shark near the village of Tathra, 340 kilometres south of Sydney. Although sharks are common off Australia’s coasts, the country has averaged fewer than two fatal attacks ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1588746/shark-kills-man-australias-byron-bay-despite-brave-rescue-bid
  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Mining giants may dump dredging waste onshore, not on Barrier Reef

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:18pm by Reuters

    ... approval should be revoked. "Onshore disposal would be a far better option environmentally and for the tourism and fishing industries. However, the problems of increased shipping and export ... "If the reports are true, the cheapest, most destructive option for expanding Abbot Point may have been taken off the table- but the threat from coal industry expansion plans is still ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1583874/mining-giants-may-dump-dredging-waste-onshore-not-barrier-reef
  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    State of Great Barrier Reef likely to worsen, Canberra admits

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

    ... did not absolve the mining industry, which was digging up coal for export, adding to climate change and expanding ports along the reef. "The greatest risk is climate change," said ... to climate change is: that's mining coal for export." The Queensland Resources Council, which represents the mining industry, said it backed the state government's plans to improve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572300/state-great-barrier-reef-likely-worsen-canberra-admits
  4. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Chinese buying of Australian homes surges

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:44am by BLOOM

    ... staff, he said. The average price of the properties Chinese buy in Australia is A$630,000 according to the company. When Zaja and a partner based on the mainland, whom he declined to identify, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1567889/chinese-buying-australian-homes-surges
  5. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Gains in Australian home prices defy talk of market correction

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 05:15am by Reuters

    ... real litmus test for the market will be how much buyer demand is apparent during the spring selling season," Lawless said. "Winter has seen above-average auction clearance rates. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1567067/gains-australian-home-prices-defy-talk-market-correction
  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Firemen rescue Asian backpackers living in squalor at Sydney industrial site

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

    ... 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 Commissioner Greg Mullins said firefighters were shocked to find people living at the industrial site when they were called to the large inner-city blaze in the early hours. The group were ...

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

    Australian parliament repeals carbon tax, emissions trading scheme

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

    ... a climate-change sceptic, has long argued that the carbon tax is a burden on industry and consumers in a country reliant on coal-fired power and does little to cut emissions. The tax saw 348 of Australia’s ...

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

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

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

    ... the typical household A$550 (HK$4,000) a year through lower electricity prices. Australia has the highest per capita fossil fuel emissions among industrial countries. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1539053/tony-abbott-tries-again-repeal-carbon-tax-senate-shake-due
  9. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Home sales data points to recovery in Australia

    Posted May 07th 2014, 05:01am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Sydney Home sales data points to recovery in Australia Sales of new homes in Australia rose again in March, capping a solid quarter that showed a broadening recovery in the housing sector, an industry survey showed. The Housing Industry Association said its survey of large builders showed sales of new homes rose 0.2 per cent from February, taking the quarterly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1505917/home-sales-data-points-recovery-australia
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM Tony Abbot mulling new deficit reduction tax, despite campaign pledge

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 12:44pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... fuelled by Chinese industrial demand for iron ore and coal helped Australia avoid a recession during the global financial crisis. But the boom has passed and the economy is slowing along ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1499813/australian-pm-tony-abbot-mulling-new-deficit-reduction-tax-despite

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