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Defender Ali Krieger returns to the US women’s national team

CHICAGO (AP) — Defender Ali Krieger has returned to the U.S. women’s national team for the first time since 2017. Krieger was named to the team’s roster Thursday for exhibition matches against Australia and Belgium as the team prepares for the World Cup in France starting in June. She has not played for the United […]
Tags: News, Australia, France, US, Sports, Ap, Chicago, Belgium, United, Krieger, Ali Krieger

Australia opener Bancroft named Durham captain

Durham appoint Australian opener Cameron Bancroft as captain for the County Championship and One-Day Cup in 2019.
Tags: News, Australia, Durham, Bancroft, Cameron Bancroft

Huge, weird fish washes up on Australia beach and photos look unreal

A massive fish that washed ashore on an beach was first believed to be a piece of driftwood. It turned out to be one of the world's largest bony fish.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Australia, Usa Today

Far-Right Parties Fan Ecosystem Of Hate, Ex-Australian Prime Minister Says

The massacre in New Zealand shines a spotlight on global white nationalism — especially in Australia, where the suspect came from. Steve Inskeep talks to former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd.
Tags: News, Australia, New Zealand, Steve Inskeep, Far Right Parties Fan Ecosystem Of Hate

Asian shares gain as Fed says it will hold off on rate hikes

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares advanced across Asia on Thursday after the Federal Reserve said it has ruled out interest rate increases for this year. The Shanghai Composite index rose 0.9 percent to 3,119.72 while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng gained 0.2 percent to 29,371.12. South Korea’s Kospi climbed 0.5 percent to 2,187.71, while Australia’s S&P ASX […]
Tags: Asia, South Korea, Hong Kong, Business, News, Australia, Ap, Nation, Shanghai, Federal Reserve, Bangkok, Fed, KOSPI

AFL star's online abusers 'cowardly grubs'

Tayla Harris hopes her support will make abusers think twice, with Australia's prime minister calling the trolls "cowardly grubs".
Tags: News, Australia, AFL, Tayla Harris

Australia braces for twin cyclones

Parts of Northern Australia are being evacuated as the region braces for two cyclones to make landfall in the coming days -- one of which has the potential to be the region's most powerful storm in years.
Tags: News, Australia, Stories, Northern Australia

'I've never seen anything like this': street library sparks joy for Tony Abbott

Former prime minister’s ‘amazing’ discovery while door-knocking in his electorate becomes a ready-made meme On Tango Avenue, a quiet street in the hills between Dee Why’s main drag and the coast, Australia’s former prime minister and current advocate for beachside toilets has been door-knocking – and he has discovered something wonderful.“I’ve never seen anything like this before,” he says to camera in a video he has posted online. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Tony Abbott, Australian politics, Liberal party, Tango Avenue

Australia moving 2,000 people from powerful cyclone’s path

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia is evacuating about 2,000 people from part of northern Australia ahead of a powerful cyclone expected to hit on Saturday. Evacuees were being moved by air and road Thursday from remote, mostly indigenous communities on the Northern Territory’s east coast to the territory’s capital, Darwin. Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology said Cyclone […]
Tags: News, Australia, Ap, Nation, Sydney, Darwin Australia, Bureau of Meteorology, Nation & World, Northern Territory s east coast

New Zealand Prime Minister announces immediate ban on all assault weapons

New Zealand will ban military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles under tough new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country's worst mass shooting, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday. In the immediate aftermath of Friday's shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, Ms Ardern labelled the attack as terrorism and said New Zealand's gun laws would change. "On 15 March our history changed forever. Now, our laws will too. We are announcing action today on be...
Tags: News, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific, Christchurch, Nz, Bush, Botanical Garden, Federated Farmers, Tarrant, Marty Melville, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern, Ms Ardern, Christchurch Ms Ardern, Federated Farmers Rural Security

Australia: When it comes to fiction vs reality, employee perception counts - HBA Legal

There was a sufficient connection to actual events in the workplace, for the employee to be entitled to compensation.
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Australia: Could your Binding Child Support Agreement be suspended? - Coleman Greig Lawyers

These child support amendments may affect you if you have a current Binding Child Support Agreement with your ex-partner.
Tags: News, Australia, Coleman Greig Lawyers

Australia: Royal Commission into disability services – draft terms of reference and next steps - McCullough Robertson

The draft terms of reference for the Royal Commission into disability services are currently open for consultation.
Tags: News, Australia, Royal Commission, McCullough Robertson

Australia braces for twin cyclones as state of emergency declared in Northern Territory

Parts of Northern Australia are being evacuated as the region braces for two cyclones to make landfall in the coming days -- one of which has the potential to be the region's most powerful storm in years.
Tags: Australia, Cnn, Northern Australia

Australia says tensions with Turkey ease after WWI remarks

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says tensions between his country and Turkey have eased after conciliatory comments from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s office on Wednesday. A diplomatic row flared in the wake of Friday’s gun massacre at two mosques in New Zealand, when Erdogan warned Australians and New Zealanders going to Turkey […]
Tags: News, Australia, Turkey, Ap, Nation, Sydney, New Zealand, Erdogan, Scott Morrison, Tayyip Erdogan, Nation & World

Coalition refuses to release Tony Abbott letters to Queen on knighthoods

Information commissioner has ruled letters from Turnbull and Abbott between 2013 and 2016 should be released The Australian government is fighting to hide Tony Abbott’s letters to the Queen about his much-ridiculed bid to bring back knight and dame honours, despite the information watchdog ordering the documents be produced.The freedom of information expert William Summers has spent years attempting to secure the release of correspondence between Australian prime ministers and the Queen. The cor...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Commonwealth of Nations, Tony Abbott, Australian politics, Monarchy, The Queen, Malcolm Turnbull, Abbott, Turnbull, William Summers

Turkish President's Comments On Mosque Shootings Prompt Outrage From Australia, New Zealand

New Zealand and Australia are condemning comments made by Turkey's president comparing the Christchurch mosque shootings and battles between ANZAC forces and Ottoman Turks during World War I.
Tags: News, Australia, Turkey, New Zealand, Christchurch, Australia New Zealand

Sky New Zealand stops airing Sky News Australia after Christchurch massacre coverage

Independent channel says decision by Rupert Murdoch’s company to show ‘distressing’ footage of terror attack is behind moveSky New Zealand stopped airing fellow broadcaster Sky News Australia in the wake of the Christchurch mosque massacre.In a tweet posted on Saturday morning, Sky New Zealand, an independently-owned broadcaster, said it had decided to remove the Australian 24-hour news channel from its platform because it was airing distressing footage from the shooter’s Facebook live stream. C...
Tags: Facebook, Media, Australia, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Australian media, New Zealand, Rupert Murdoch, Christchurch, Christchurch shooting

Erdogan remarks on N. Zealand massacre taken 'out of context': presidency 

Comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan following the massacre in New Zealand that sparked protest by Australia were taken "out of context", a senior aide said on Wednesday, after Canberra summoned Turkey's envoy over the remarks. "President #Erdogan's words were unfortunately taken out of context," Fahrettin Altun, communications director for the Turkish presidency, wrote on Twitter. Erdogan angered Australia after he warned anti-Muslim Australians -- like the suspected gunman -- w...
Tags: News, Australia, Turkey, New Zealand, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Canberra, Gallipoli, Zealand, Fahrettin Altun

Christchurch shooting: Australia's moment of hate speech reckoning

Australians question whether the tone of racial rhetoric spurred the man accused of the Christchurch attacks.
Tags: News, Australia, Christchurch

Unusual moment Koala jumps in man’s car

A vineyard employee in south Australia was surprised to find a koala snuck into his car when he wasn’t looking.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Australia, Usa Today, Koala

Turkey’s Erdogan triggers spat with Australia, New Zealand

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, campaigning for votes in local elections this month, has sparked a diplomatic spat with New Zealand and Australia by portraying the Christchurch mosque shooting and a World War I battle as targeting Islam. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison summoned Turkey’s ambassador on Wednesday and demanded that […]
Tags: News, Australia, Turkey, Ap, Nation, New Zealand, Erdogan, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Scott Morrison, Christchurch, Ankara Turkey, Australia New Zealand

A rare giant sunfish weighing more than a car washes up on a beach in Australia

A weird-looking, enormous sunfish was discovered by two fishermen on the shore at Coorong National Park in South Australia.
Tags: Australia, Cnn, Coorong National Park

Tayla Harris: How 'repulsive' social media comments sparked outrage in Australia

It is a picture which has been described as showing a "great athlete at her most powerful." Tayla Harris, a star forward for the Australian Football League women's side Carlton is captured in the air having kicked the first goal of the game in a match between her side, the Blues, and Western Bulldogs.
Tags: Australia, Cnn, Carlton, Australian Football League, Tayla Harris

Australia: Telecommunications, Media And Technology (TMT) Law Update – Volume 25 - Davies Collison Cave

Key recent developments in the area of Technology, Media and Telecommunications are summarised below.
Tags: News, Australia, Davies Collison Cave

Gallipoli pain resurfaces after Erdogan’s incendiary remarks

The tragedy of the Gallipoli campaign in World War I is etched deep into the identities of Australia and New Zealand, as well as Turkey. More than a century on from the carnage that saw around 44,000 Allied soldiers killed and an estimated 250,000 Turkish casualties, memories of the Gallipoli campaign have resurfaced in the […]
Tags: News, Australia, Turkey, Nation, New Zealand, Erdogan, Gallipoli

Australia: Software As A Medical Device ("SaMD") – TGA Proposes Regulatory Reform - Davies Collison Cave

The only existing regulation relating to medical device software concerns software which is associated with physical devices.
Tags: News, Australia, Regulatory Reform Davies Collison Cave

Australian fury as Erdogan invokes Gallipoli after Christchurch massacre

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkey’s president, has sparked a diplomatic confrontation with Australia and New Zealand over the Christchurch massacre by threatening that anti-Muslim Westerners would be sent home “in coffins” like those killed the Battle of Gallipoli.  The Turkish leader has made the killings in New Zealand a centre-piece of his political campaign ahead of local elections at the end of the month and has been playing footage of the mass killing before crowds at his rallies.    In a speec...
Tags: News, Australia, Washington Post, China, Iraq, Israel, Turkey, Winston Churchill, New Zealand, Erdogan, Getty, Scott Morrison, Istanbul, Christchurch, Gallipoli, Ankara

New Zealand holds first funerals for victims of Christchurch massacre

A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for "the safest country in the world" were buried before hundreds of mourners on Wednesday. The funerals of Khalid Mustafa, 44, and Hamza Mustafa, 15, came five days after a white supremacist methodically gunned down 50 worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch - a massacre that he broadcast live on Facebook. Hamza’s high school principal described the student as compassionate and hardworking, and said he was an excellent horse rider who aspired ...
Tags: News, Australia, Syria, Sydney, New Zealand, Christchurch, Bush, Radio New Zealand, Ashburton, Government Communications Security Bureau, Al Noor, Hamza, Tarrant, Mike Bush, Arps, Jacinda Ardern

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