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$16.4bn New Money Funds for Australian Hospitals by 2020

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard and states premiers have reached an agreement with regard to national hospital funding.An overall amount of $16.4bn will be provided by the federal government over…

Flood Levy Non-negotiable, Gillard Says

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard said that she will not negotiate with independents with regard to passing the flood levy through parliament. The prime minister’s announcement of the one-off levy…

Successful Rescue Operation to Get Chilean Miners Out

Miners rescued on Tuesday from a two-month ordeal received a heroes’ welcome on Thursday in Chile. The miners who had been trapped up to 2050 feet underground pondered on their…

First Chilean Miners See the Light of Day Once Again

The first four of the 33 miners who have been trapped for over two months in a Chilean mine have been rescued on early Wednesday morning while the others are…