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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia falls short on Aboriginal welfare targets

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 02:09pm by Associated Press

    ... original inhabitants for wrongs committed since British settlement in 1788. It set targets on health, education, mortality and imprisonment, with progress to be reported each year. Abbott, who came to power last year vowing to be the “prime minister for Aboriginal affairs”, said his primary goal was to make sure indigenous children received a proper education. “Because it’s hard ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Schapelle Corby, the drug mule whose story captivated millions in Australia

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:07am by AFP

    ... can refuse to make a confiscation order if there is some social, cultural or educational value in the product," Skead said. Max Markson, an Australian celebrity manager, said Corby's ...

  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Queen’s representative in Australia stirs republic debate

    Posted Nov 23rd 2013, 12:26pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... with disabilities, are treated with dignity and respect,” she said. “Where every child is given the opportunity of a good education from their very early years; where women’s contributions to civil society, ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian Labor party elects new leader Bill Shorten in wake of poll defeat

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... in November of that year. He has held ministerial portfolios including industrial relations and education. Shorten is married to the daughter of Australian Governor General Quentin Bryce, who as Queen ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Furore ahead of Australian leader’s Jakarta visit

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 03:39pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... The bilateral relationship was one of Australia’s most broad-based, spanning business, education, defence, security and people-to-people links. Indonesia is an important commercial partner ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott's slip-up offers dose of humour in Australian poll campaign

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... without consulting colleagues. No one, however smart, however well educated, however experienced, is the suppository of all wisdom "You don't get good decisions from government if all the decisions are simply made by one person," he said. "No one, however smart, however well educated, however experienced, is the suppository of all wisdom." Laurie Oakes, Nine Network ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Rudd wants to be Australian leader again

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 01:39pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... education minister Bill Shorten. Neither have commented publicly but various media reports said both had privately confirmed their intention to run. Nominations for the party leadership are expected ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian Labor Party leadership battle down to two-horse race

    Posted Sep 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... minister, and education minister Bill Shorten, after Bowen and party veteran Wayne Swan announced they would not be standing. Centre-left Labor faces the difficult task of rebuilding after ...

  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Gillard declares A$14.5b plan to boost funding for Australian schools

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Prime minister announces biggest reforms in decades as she plans to make education a central issue in her party's bid for re-election Australia yesterday announced a A$14.5 billion (HK$118 billion) plan to boost funding for schools in one of the country's biggest education reforms in decades. Under the proposal, the extra cash will be made available over six years from ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott says job now is to keep public trust

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 02:18pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Albanese announced his candidacy. He will be up against ex-education minister Bill Shorten as Labor faces a rocky rebuilding from years of turmoil, with voters punishing them for the bitter ...




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