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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Firemen rescue Asian backpackers living in squalor at Sydney industrial site

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:39am by AFP

    ... yesterday from a raging fire on a Sydney industrial site where they were found "living in squalor" in minibuses, a shipping container and a caravan. New South Wales Fire and Rescue ... a normal industrial fire, but within a couple of minutes it became a rescue operation," Mullins said. "They were living in squalor. There were beds in old minibuses, a shipping container ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1545072/firemen-rescue-asian-backpackers-living-squalor-sydney-industrial-site
  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian farm quarantined to contain bird flu outbreak

    Posted Nov 16th 2012, 04:31pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Reuters in Sydney Australia’s first outbreak of a highly pathogenic bird flu virus in 15 years should be contained by a cull of 50,000 chickens, authorities said on Friday, although ... and they will be in discussions with Australian authorities to check if the outbreak is contained and exports can be restored. “It is a fairly normal thing for countries. When you have an outbreak, a number of countries ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1083927/australian-farm-quarantined-contain-bird-flu-outbreak
  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia permits dredge dumping near Great Barrier Reef for major coal port

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 09:09pm by Reuters

    ... area consists of sand, silt and clay and does not contain coral reefs or seagrass beds,” Reichelt, said. UNESCO concerned over reef The permit to dump 3 million cubic metres of mud within ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1418088/australia-permits-dredge-dumping-near-great-barrier-reef-major-coal-port
  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Perth bush fire destroys 40 homes

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

    ... just went for the important stuff – hard drive, documents. Everything else is technically replaceable if it comes to that.” Officials said the blaze had been contained but not controlled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1404722/perth-bush-fire-destroys-40-homes
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia posts code of conduct for asylum-seekers

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... into force on Saturday and applies to those on bridging visas, contains a list of expected behaviour for living in Australia – including that applicants obey all laws, including road rules. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1384125/australia-posts-code-conduct-asylum-seekers
  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian students hired by drug syndicates

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 09:31pm by AFP

    ... and Border Protection Service said students were allegedly asked to reveal their home addresses so they could collect parcels containing drug precursors, reportedly from China, in exchange for a few ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1365525/australian-students-hired-drug-syndicates
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Fears mount that blazes in New South Wales may merge into one 'mega-fire'

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 09:45am by AFP

    ... 15 was charged yesterday with "intentionally causing fire" over a blaze in New South Wales last week. While dozens of blazes have been contained, 58 were still alight and 14 of them ... of yesterday creating containment lines by burning off brush to deprive fires of fuel and thus try to prevent such an event, ahead of a predicted deterioration in weather conditions. Another major fire ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1336406/australia-fire-crews-battle-contain-wildfires
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia probes Great Barrier Reef board over ‘mining links’

    Posted Oct 30th 2013, 02:32pm by AFP

    ... and Waste Services. Both men were at a critical meeting last year where the GBRMPA board turned its back on advice from in-house scientists that it oppose port development in areas with “potential ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1343632/australia-probes-great-barrier-reef-board-over-mining-links
  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian Labor party appoints 11 women to front bench

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 03:51pm by AFP

    ... that you might call a double dissolution to play some game – this nation doesn’t have time to waste, the rest of the world is not waiting for Australia to work things out,” Shorten told reporters. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1331474/australian-labor-party-appoints-11-women-cabinet
  10. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Cigarette butt blamed for fire that wrecked 80 cars at Sydney's Olympic Park

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

    ... Celsius coupled with high winds that also fanned a series of blazes at Port Stephens, north of Sydney, which destroyed five houses. Cooler conditions yesterday were helping the battle to contain ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1331584/cigarette-butt-blamed-fire-wrecked-80-cars-sydneys-olympic-park

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