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US Watches Australian Emissions Trading Scheme

The United States will closely follow Australia’s move to introduce a carbon price as it consider its own approach to climate change, according to US ambassador Jeff Bleich. Mr Bleich…

Libyan Authorities Releases Australian Man

Libyan authorities have released an Australian man detained in the country for more than a week. The release, said to have been facilitated by Turkish embassy staff in Tripoli, came…

Abbott Challenges Carbon Tax

The tax on carbon proposed by government last week is being challenged by opposition leader Tony Abbott. The plan, which was outlined by Prime Minister Julia Gillard last week, proposes…

Australian Diplomats from Libya Withdrawn

Australian diplomats located in Libya have been withdrawn after violence in the area has determined the United Nations to sanction the regime of Muammar Gaddafi. Prime Minister Julia Gillard said…

Holidays in New Zealand to Help Earthquake Recovery

Prime Minister Julian Gillard said that that in order to support New Zealand after the devastating earthquake that hit Christchurch, Australian could choose the Tasman region as a holiday destination.…

PM Gillard to Meet with President Obama

The Australian Prime Minister will meet with Barrack Obama, the President of the United States, in early March.  The details of the meeting have been pinned, and it has been…

Australia Still Committed to Afghanistan

In spite of the increasing number of death in the Afghan war, the Australian Prime Minister said that the country will still remain committed to Afghanistan and its war. After…

New Multiculturalism Policy Presented by Fed Government

The Australian federal government has decided to set up a new and independent advisory body whose mission would be to champion over the community’s multiculturalism. The new Multicultural Advisory Council…

$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…

Immigrant Egyptians in Australia Gather to Celebrate

The Egyptian community in Australia is celebrating President’s Hosni Mubarak’s step down after 3 weeks of violent protests in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne saw hundreds of immigrant…

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