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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Record US$470m settlement reached in Australia wildfire lawsuit

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 04:34pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Sydney More than 5,000 people joined the class action against electricity provider SP AusNet, arguing the company was negligent because it hadn’t maintained its power ... leaving 173 people dead and destroying more than 2,000 homes in just over a single day. More than 5,000 people joined the class action against electricity provider SP AusNet, arguing the company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554794/record-us470m-settlement-reached-australia-wildfire-lawsuit
  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Survivors of Australian bush fire win HK$3.6 billion in class action settlement

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:13pm by AP

    ... the southern state of Victoria in 2009, leaving 173 people dead and destroying more than 2,000 homes in just over a single day. More than 5,000 people joined the class action against electricity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554901/survivors-australian-bush-fire-win-hk36-billion-class-action-settlement
  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian parliament repeals carbon tax, emissions trading scheme

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

    ... not be repealed, is designed to ensure that 20 per cent of Australia’s electricity comes from renewables by 2020. Australia has committed unconditionally to reducing its overall emissions by 5 per cent ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555539/australian-parliament-repeals-carbon-tax-emissions-trading-scheme
  4. 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
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Pensioner sex worker brings Tony Abbott undone in the wink of an eye

    Posted May 21st 2014, 03:51pm

    ... although his office claimed it was to signal that he was happy to proceed with the call. “What do you suggest I cut out Mr Abbott? Food, electricity, firewood, Christmas and birthday presents to my ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1517215/pensioner-sex-worker-brings-tony-abbott-undone-wink-eye
  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    No casualties as cyclone slams into Queensland coast, but alerts remain

    Posted Apr 12th 2014, 01:33pm by AFP

    ... several thousand people across the far north of the state had lost electricity and warned that Cyclone Ita "continues to be a threat". "I am greatly relieved at this time that we ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1478256/australia-avoids-worst-cyclone-ita-more-wind-rain-due
  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Girl asks Australia's CSIRO scientists for dragon so they 3-D print her one

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:33pm by AFP

    ... The electric blue and grey dragon sculpture, small enough to be held by hand, is now en route to Sophie's Brisbane home. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1402445/girl-asks-australias-csiro-scientists-dragon-so-they-3-d-print-her-one
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia PM Tony Abbott moves to repeal climate tax

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 09:32pm by AFP

    ... to his opposition counterpart as “Electricity” Bill Shorten during a media interview earlier in the day, a moniker attacked by Labor as “name-calling”. Then as he began to move the bill, Abbott ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1355328/australia-pm-tony-abbott-moves-repeal-climate-tax
  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian bushfires threaten to reach parts of Sydney

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 02:48pm by AFP

    ... in their homes or warned that they faced several days of isolation without electricity. State Assistant police commissioner Alan Clarke said mandatory evacuation orders would be enforced in some areas, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1335920/australian-bushfires-threaten-reach-parts-sydney
  10. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australia to switch from carbon tax to emissions trading scheme

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

    ... to ease pressure for families and help support the non-mining sectors of the economy. With national elections later this year, Labor is hoping the change will see a drop in soaring electricity ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1282583/australia-switch-carbon-tax-emissions-trading-scheme

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