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West Australian Vision for 2011 Outlined by Premier Barnett

Premier Collin Barnett, West Australia, addressed the parliament for the first time this year and announced his vision for the new year. Mr Barnett talked about West Australia’s legislative agenda…

$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…

Australia Encourages Japan’s Agricultural Import Tariffs

Craig Emerson, Australia’s Trade Minister, stated that the country would encourage Japan with regard to scrapping the country’s import tariffs for the agricultural industry. However, the minister added, the encouragement…

Senate Considers Selling South Australian Forest Harvests

The senate will consider if South Australia could sell future timber from its state owned forests from the south-eastern region. According to Nick Xenophon, an independent Senator, the initial decision…

South Australian Government Faces Imminent Change As Ministers Quit

South Australia’s Premier Mike Raan will have to replace ministers who have decided to either quit the cabinet or renounce part of their portfolio. The current cabinet is in need…

Australia Sighs Relieved After Cyclone Killed None

Cyclone Yasi, a level five storm which was expected to sweep the northern coast of Australia yesterday, has been relatively easy and caused no deaths, although it toppled trees and…

Team Radio Shack Can Only Become Better With McEwen’s Inclusion- Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong admitted that his performance has suffered with growing age but was confident of his team’s future success with inclusion of Australian sprinter Robby McEwen. The 39 year old…

Australia’s Floods Cause Toxic Pollution of Marine Life

The devastating floods in Australia’s Queensland are causing toxic pollution that will have a “disastrous impact” on the corals of the Great Barrier Reef, dugongs, turtles and other marine creatures,…

Australia Floods May Push Queensland’s Coal Industry Back by Many Years

The worst floods in Queensland in the past fifty years is estimated to have caused $5 billion worth of damage as more than 200,000 people are spread out over an…