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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 - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Kangaroo flees Australian bush fire

    Posted Jan 19th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCY

    ... Agency Leaping to safety A kangaroo flees across a road from a forest fire in the southeastern Australian state of Victoria yesterday. Temperatures in Sydney, the nation's largest city, yesterday hit their highest levels since records began 150 years ago, peaking at 45.8 degrees Celsius. The old record, of 45.3 degrees Celsius, was set in January 1939. It is the latest ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - AUSTRALIA

    Nine players and coach from Australian soccer team Southern Stars held in match-fix probe

    Posted Sep 16th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... at the Premier League level in Victoria. The Southern Stars have played 21 matches this season, losing 16 and drawing four. Their only win was a 1-0 victory over top-placed club Northcote City in August. ... after police uncovered a match-fixing syndicate operating in the top division of the Victoria state competition. Football Federation Australia said the 10 belong to the Victorian Premier League ...

  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. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Retirees spark trailer park home boom in Australia

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

    ... Bloomberg in Sydney Retirees with low savings are selling their traditional homes in cities to move to cheaper factory-built housing in converted sites Trailer parks a hit Down Under John ... in nine villages in Victoria state, and starts a project every 12 to 18 months. That was not enough, said chief executive James Kelly. "The market's so huge in terms of the emerging baby ...

  6. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Home prices in Melbourne tipped to fall further amid glut

    Posted Sep 05th 2012, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... where home prices have fallen more than in any other major Australian city, may see further declines as a record number of new developments approved in the boom years hit the market. Home values in the capital of Victoria state fell 6.6 per cent in the year ended in June, the biggest drop among the state capitals, according to researcher RP Data. Building started on a record 47,293 homes ...

  7. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Office vacancies in Melbourne to surge amid glut, says Morgan Stanley

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... in Australia's second-biggest city, analysts led by Lou Pirenc wrote in a report yesterday. Major projects under construction include 107,500 square metres in the North and South Towers on Bourke Street in the Docklands, an extension of Melbourne's traditional business district; and 30,000 square metres in an office and retail building in the city's central business district. "A lot ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Fires still flaring up in Australia but fears of major disaster ease

    Posted Oct 23rd 2013, 10:57pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Mount Victoria 71 blazes rage across New South Wales, but those who fled Blue Mountains told it's safe to return New fires start but worst fears ease ... is absolutely wonderful it did not run," the fire chief said of two massive blazes around the Lithgow and Mount Victoria areas that were deliberately merged into one on Tuesday in a desperate ...

  9. 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. ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Temperature hits all-time record in Sydney

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 03:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Temperatures in Sydney hit their highest level on record on Friday, with the mercury in Australia’s biggest city reaching 45.8 degrees Celsius ... in January 1960 at Oodnadatta in South Australia. The record weather comes as firefighters battle blazes in New South Wales and Victoria, and almost two weeks after a dangerous fire in the southern ...




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