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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian wildfires raze homes, injuring firefighter

    Posted Feb 09th 2014, 03:25pm by Associated Press

    ... said. Victoria state Fire Service Commissioner Craig Lapsley said 37 blazes were burning out of control across the state, threatening rural towns and the fringes of Australia’s second largest city, Melbourne. Homes were lost in Victoria, but authorities had yet to assess the numbers, Country Fire Authority spokeswoman Anushia Sivanesan said. Lapsley said at least one firefighter ...

  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Suspect in French student's beating death appears in Brisbane court

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:25pm by AFP

    ... to face court again in May. Collombet is the fourth foreign student to be murdered in the Australian city in just a few months. The exchange student's killing follows the stabbing death ...

  3. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Bitcoin meets bricks and mortar

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 05:47am by Bloomberg

    ... currency, to respond to an influx of foreign investors and expatriates seeking property in the nation's most populous city, according to its website. Chinese buyers overtook their counterparts ...

  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian bush fires destroy 30 homes in worst conditions since 2009

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 03:35pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... killed 173 people. Flames were threatening Melbourne, the country's second-largest city, officials said yesterday. Hot, dry winds and soaring temperatures fanned scores of major blazes across the southeast of the nation on Sunday, with the state of Victoria sweltering through its worst fire risk weather in five years. "They were ferocious fires, they ran hard, they hit ...

  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australia to buy US-made drones to patrol borders, detect asylum seekers

    Posted Mar 13th 2014, 09:31pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Drones to patrol Australia's borders Australia yesterday announced plans to buy a fleet of unmanned drones to help patrol the nation's borders and monitor its offshore energy infrastructure. Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the Triton unmanned aerial vehicles would be based at Edinburgh air force base in the southern city of Adelaide. ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Darryn Lyons: paparazzo, reality TV star, now mayor of Geelong, Australia

    Posted Mar 06th 2014, 09:38pm by Reuters

    ... shoot, Lyons believes his penchant for flair is just what the city needs. "At the end of the day, if you want to sell Wilson tennis balls, who would you want to have doing it? Roger Federer. If you want to sell a restaurant, you want Gordon Ramsey," he said in an interview at city hall. Whether or not Lyons is on a par with that company, Geelong needs all the help it can get. ...

  7. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Chinese overtake US buyers as biggest investors in Australian property

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 05:16am by Bloomberg

    ... prices in Sydney and Melbourne, the most popular cities for Chinese property investors, rose 13.4 per cent and 11.9 per cent respectively in the year ending January 31, according to the RP Data ... continue to see a lift in Chinese investment into this country as the Australian dollar continues to fall and as residential property continues to strengthen." At least 10 Chinese cities, many ...

  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Perth bush fire destroys 40 homes

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 11:42pm by AFP

    ... prepared for the approaching inferno. The blaze, thought to have been started by a fallen power line in the city’s wooded outskirts on Sunday, was fanned by hot, strong gusts that saw 20-metre ... people and razing thousands of homes in south-eastern Victoria state. ...

  9. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Australia's central bank selling Sydney mansion

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 05:10am by Bloomberg

    ... prices the city has seen. The central bank has listed for sale the six-bedroom Eversley mansion near the northern end of the Sydney Harbour Bridge through broker Ray White Group, according to a listing on the realestate.com.au website. No price guide was given for the property in Kirribilli, a suburb four kilometres north of the city centre, where the median house price was A$2.35 ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Terri Butler claims win in Queensland race for Rudd's former seat

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:39am by Bloomberg

    ... candidate Bill Glasson has 47.7 per cent. A Labor victory in the inner-city Brisbane seat of Griffith is "the most likely outcome", George Brandis, the government's attorney general ...




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