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  1. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Retirees spark trailer park home boom in Australia

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

    ... boom generation," Kelly said. "The limitation on the industry is going to be the availability of capital, and the education of banks to provide debt." The burgeoning market ...

  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    State of Great Barrier Reef likely to worsen, Canberra admits

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

    ... raised by Unesco, and persuade the UN agency promoting international collaboration through education, science and culture, not to put the tourist attraction on its "in danger" list next ...

  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Rolf Harris' hometown moves to purge all memory of him after sex abuse conviction

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 11:21pm by AFP

    ... down a plaque outside the family home. The West Australian Education Department said several Harris artworks would also be removed from the Perth Modern School, where he studied from 1943 ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

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

    Posted May 21st 2014, 03:51pm

    ... works on a sex phone line to pay the bills. The conservative leader’s first budget since coming to office last September took the axe to health and education spending while tightening welfare ... cuts of A$50 billion (HK$360 billion) to health and A$30 billion to education over the next decade, a new tax will be levied on high earners, the pension age will rise to 70 by 2035 and people ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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, ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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