Australia moves up to 35th in World Economic
The Sydney Morning HeraldAustralia moves up to 35th in World Economic Forum's 2017 Global Gender Gap ReportThe Sydney Morning HeraldAustralia has improved its ranking in the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap Report, but remains behind a number of European, African and South American countries. Australia is now ranked 35th (down from 46th last year) out of 144 countries.and more »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 8:39 pm
Australia keeps building homes, exporting
ReutersAustralia keeps building homes, exporting goods in boon to economyReutersHousing is an important element of Australia's A$1.7 trillion economy, having added half a percentage point to growth in each of the last three years. Its health will determine where the economy, and interest rates, are headed. The resilience of home ...Australia building approvals grow again in SeptemberFinancial Timesall 15 news articles »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 7:05 pm
Black Lives Matter in Australia: wherever
The GuardianBlack Lives Matter in Australia: wherever black people are, there is racism – and resistanceThe GuardianSo we have travelled to the UK, through the Americas, to Palestine and now to Australia. Throughout our travels we have seen that black people and Indigenous people are suffering, and, despite that suffering, local governments aren't standing up for us.and more »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 5:55 pm
Tony Abbott attacks cabinet in speech to US
The GuardianTony Abbott attacks cabinet in speech to US anti-gay groupThe GuardianTony Abbott has criticised Malcolm Turnbull's cabinet for refusing to campaign against marriage equality and warned that the Australian Conservatives, led by Cory Bernardi, will be the beneficiary of new “activated” conservative campaigners. In a ...and more »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 5:47 pm
Amazon's Impending Arrival In Australia Has
ForbesAmazon's Impending Arrival In Australia Has Retailers TremblingForbesSpare a thought for Australian retailers. Already struggling with weak consumer sentiment, stagnant wage growth and higher energy bills--their own and their customers'--now they must deal with Amazon. The U.S. online retail behemoth announced in April ...and more »
Posted on 1 November 2017 | 2:45 pm
Glencore may be forced to shut down giant
Glencore (LON:GLEN) may soon be forced to shut down its McArthur River zinc mine in Australia unless it improves its environmental record and increases a financial bond covering rehabilitation of the site, authorities said this week. The warning came after ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 1:27 am
Australia's tour of England 2015 - England's
Billings, who made his interntaional debut in England's Royal London One-Day Series victory over New Zealand in June, is the 13-man squad for the NatWest global T20 against Australia on August 31 in Cardiff. Australia gained the 50-over World Cup earlier ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:46 am
BWW TV: Hugh Jackman Talks Love of Acting,
He is a Golden Globe, Emmy and Tony Award winner and now master showman and worldwide performing sensation Hugh Jackman is returning home to Australia in November and December for a five-city arena concert tour - BROADWAY TO OZ - which is based on his ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 9:19 pm
In Australia, Don’t Tip
Re “Restaurants Say No to Tips, Yes to Higher Prices” (front page, Aug. 24): Restaurant owners wondering how to raise prices and eliminate tipping should contact their peers in Australia and New Zealand. There, you do not tip waiters, tour guides ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:07 pm
Australia beat Ireland in their first match
• Australia 222-6; Ireland 157 • Steve Smith starts life as captain with win Australia defeated a spirited Ireland in their first one-day international since winning the World Cup. On a rain-affected day in Belfast, Steve Smith started life as captain ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:04 pm