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Australia swelters through record-breaking heatwave

The country has just experienced five of its 10 warmest days on record, meteorologists say.
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Tomic calls Hewitt 'liar' over threat and 'blackmail' claims

Bernard Tomic calls Australia Davis Cup captain Lleyton Hewitt a "liar" for saying he had been threatened "physically" and "blackmailed" by him.
Tags: News, Australia, Bernard Tomic, Lleyton Hewitt, Hewitt, Tomic

Defending champ gone: Sharapova ousts Wozniacki in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Maria Sharapova showed that she’s ready to be a Grand Slam factor once again, eliminating defending champion Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 4-6, 6-3 to reach the Australian Open’s fourth round. Sharapova’s victory Friday was built on aggressive groundstrokes that gave her a 37-10 edge in total winners. She is seeded only 30th […]
Tags: News, Australia, Sports, Melbourne, Maria Sharapova, Caroline Wozniacki, Sharapova, Australia AP, Wozniacki

A Record-Breaking Heatwave Is Scorching Australia

Temperatures in some areas have soared to 120 F
Tags: News, Australia, Uncategorized, Overnight, Onetime

German tourist Monika Billen found dead in Australian outback

The body of missing German tourist Monika Billen has been found in Australia's far north, Northern Territory police said in a statement.
Tags: Europe, News, Australia, Northern Territory, Monika Billen

Australia suffers through searing temperatures as heatwave reaches its peak

An extreme heatwave already breaking records across Australia is expected to peak in many parts of the country Friday, with temperatures forecast to stay above 40 degrees Celsius (104 F) for the sixth day in a row.
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Australia: Trusts, ABNs and the PPS Register - non-entities making mischief for secured parties - Bartier Perry

The case shows pitfalls in the way that the PPS Register requires trustee grantors to be identified by trust ABNs.
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Australia: Wrongful birth children and assessing damages for cost of care: Australian and British jurisprudence compared - Carroll & O'Dea

This analysis adopts a comparative approach to damages for treatment of wrongful birth cases in Australia and in the UK.
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Liberal senator gets Chicago consul-general job after quitting politics

David Bushby’s new appointment draws criticism from political opponentsA retiring Liberal senator with more than three years left on his term has been announced as Australia’s next consul-general in Chicago.News of the appointment came just an hour after David Bushby, the chief government whip in the Senate, announced he would retire from the Senate on Monday. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia, Senate, Australia news, Chicago, Australian politics, Liberal party, Tasmania, Liberal, Marise Payne, David Bushby, Chicago News

Hakeem al-Araibi: Bahrain says refugee footballer's life is not in danger

Exclusive: Government defends efforts to have dissident extradited from Thailand, where he was arrested despite being a refugeeHakeem al-Araibi’s life is not under threat and he could appeal his conviction if he returned to Bahrain, the Bahraini government has said in its first significant response to the international outrage at its efforts to reclaim the dissident refugee.Al-Araibi, who is a permanent resident of Australia, has been detained in Bangkok for almost two months while Thai authorit...
Tags: Australia, World news, Australia news, Australian immigration and asylum, Thailand, Asia Pacific, Middle East and North Africa, Migration, Bahrain, Bangkok, Hakeem Al Araibi, Al Araibi, Araibi

Australia: The jurisdiction of the State Administrative Tribunal to resolve disputes when a party moves interstate - Kott Gunning

If a party moves interstate at any time before the resolution of the matter, the Tribunal ceases to have jurisdiction.
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Man arrested in connection to killing of Israeli student in Australia

Police have arrested a 20-year-old man in connection with the killing of Israeli exchange student Aiia Maasarwe in Melbourne, Australia, authorities said in a news release Friday.
Tags: News, Australia, Stories, Melbourne Australia, Aiia Maasarwe

Australia: A lively year ahead in workplace law and culture - Bartier Perry

This article looks at seven possible changes that could be important areas for business and workplaces to watch in 2019.
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An Israeli Student Was Killed in Australia While Speaking With Her Sister on the Phone

Aiia Maasarwe, 21, was on exchange in Melbourne
Tags: News, Australia, Uncategorized, Overnight, Onetime, Aiia Maasarwe

Australia: Why all separated couples are just like Jeff and Mackenzie Bezos (Mr & Mrs Amazon) - Cooper Grace Ward

The process of working out how to divide the assets on separation is the same, regardless of the wealth of the parties.
Tags: News, Australia, Jeff, MacKenzie Bezos, Mrs Amazon Cooper Grace Ward

Readers on coping with Australia's summer heatwave – in pictures

Readers responded to our request for images of hot weather across Australia as temperature records tumbled Continue reading...
Tags: Photography, Australia, Environment, Drought, Australia news, Extreme Weather, Australia Weather

Mom wins largest individual Powerball in Australian lottery history

A mom from Sydney won Australia's biggest individual prize in history on Thursday, cashing out with more than $107 million.
Tags: Australia, Cnn, Sydney

Australia heatwave: overnight minimum of 35.9C in Noona sets new record

On fifth day of record-breaking extreme weather, temperatures in parts of Victoria, ACT and NSW forecast to soar above 40C, including in Sydney’s westExtreme temperatures are persisting – and even peaking – in Victoria and New South Wales on the fifth day of Australia’s extraordinary, record-breaking heatwave with Noona in western NSW recording a minimum temperature of 35.9C, a new Australian heat record.On Friday, parts of NSW and the ACT were again forecast to soar above 40C – for the fifth da...
Tags: Climate Change, Australia, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, South Australia, Australia Weather, Australian Capital Territory (ACT, Noona

Student Aiia Maasarwe was on phone with sister when killed in 'horrific' Australia attack

Aiia Maasarwe, a 21-year-old from Israel, was walking home, on the phone with her sister, when she was attacked in a suburb of Melbourne, police said.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Australia, Israel, Melbourne, Usa Today, Aiia Maasarwe

Top attractions in Melbourne: What you can't miss on your holiday

From the elegant Royal Botanic Gardens to the funky Fitzroy neighborhood, these are the top attractions in Melbourne. Find out what else you can't miss on your holiday to Australia's second-largest city.
Tags: Australia, Cnn, Melbourne, Royal Botanic Gardens, Fitzroy

Australia heatwave: Sydney's west to hit 45C after week of extreme weather

On the fifth day of a record-breaking heatwave, temperatures in parts of NSW and ACT are forecast to soar above 40CExtreme temperatures are persisting – and even peaking – in Victoria and New South Wales on the fifth day of Australia’s extraordinary, record-breaking heatwave with Noona in western NSW recording a minimum temperature of 35.9C, a new heat record.On Friday, parts of NSW and the ACT were again forecast to soar above 40C – for the fifth day in a row. Continue reading...
Tags: Climate Change, Australia, Australia news, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, South Australia, Australia Weather, Australian Capital Territory (ACT, Noona

Bundoora death: Israeli student Aiia Maasarwe on video call with sister when attacked

The 21-year-old student at Melbourne’s LaTrobe University is believed to have been returning home from a comedy showA young woman who was killed outside a Bundoora shopping centre was an Israeli student who was on a video call to her younger sister when she was attacked.Aiia Maasarwe, 21, had been in Australia for about six months on a study abroad program at LaTrobe University. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia, Israel, World news, Australia news, Victoria, Melbourne, Crime - Australia, Latrobe University, Bundoora, LaTrobe University Continue, Aiia Maasarwe

Fiji urges Australia not to put coal above Pacific nations battling climate change

Frank Bainimarama says the only way to guarantee the survival of Pacific islands is for Australia to shift away from fossil fuelsAustralia must not put the interests of the coal industry above the lives of Pacific nations battling climate change, Fiji’s prime minister has told Scott Morrison.At an official dinner in Fiji to mark a newly announced partnership between the two nations, Frank Bainimarama explicitly told Australia to do better. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia, World news, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Australian politics, Scott Morrison, Pacific, Fiji, Frank Bainimarama

NORPA receives Regional Cultural Fund grant

NORPA receives Regional Cultural Fund grant to upgrade Lismore City Hall into the premiere performing arts centre in the Northern Rivers. The Honourable Thomas George, Member for Lismore, has announced that NORPA (Northern Rivers Performing Arts) will receive $1.16 million dollars from the Regional Cultural Fund to upgrade Lismore City Hall’s sound and lighting equipment to the standard of a contemporary performing arts centre. The $1.16 million is the final piece of two years of work and planni...
Tags: Travel, News, Australia, Culture, Johnson, Wolff, Healey, Coffs Harbour, David Wolff, Thomas George, Northern Rivers, Lismore, Norpa, Lismore City Hall, Bell Shakespeare, Lismore Regional Gallery

Former principal Malka Leifer fit to be extradited to Melbourne, Israeli court told

Victorian police want to bring former Adass Israel school principal back to Australia to face 74 child sex abuse chargesTwo psychiatrists have told an Israeli court that the former school principal Malka Leifer is fit to be extradited to Melbourne to face child sex abuse charges.The psychiatrists appeared for the state prosecution at a closed-door extradition hearing on Thursday local time. Continue reading...
Tags: Australia, Israel, World news, Australia news, Melbourne, Malka Leifer

Halep edges American in Australia; Venus next; Serena wins

Push Simona Halep to the brink, and she summons her best. The Australian Open's top-seeded woman got all she could handle from 20-year-old American Sofia Kenin in the second round before taking the last four games to emerge with a 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-4 victory that took 2 1/2 hours Thursday. ''Well, I have no idea how I won this tonight,'' said Halep, the reigning French Open champion.
Tags: News, Australia, Tennis, Venus, Serena, Simona Halep, Halep, Sofia Kenin

Australia has long had a gay beach subculture but they haven't always been safe spaces

How gay-friendly is Australia’s beach culture?Cast your vote in Australia’s best beach poll“Surfers go to south Bondi, backpackers, families and people from western Sydney go in the middle, then gays go to north Bondi.”The advice Dan Murphy was given upon arriving in Sydney from Queensland’s Sunshine Coast in 2003 is an unspoken rule. For Australia’s famous but relatively small beach, each social group is remarkably compartmentalised. It was to become prophetic: Murphy is now one of 1,094 Lifesa...
Tags: Australia, Environment, World news, Australia news, Queensland, LGBT rights, Sydney, Bondi, Sunshine Coast, Murphy, North Bondi, Dan Murphy

11 years later, Djokovic tops Tsonga again in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — All these years later, although with much less on the line, Novak Djokovic again got the better of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga at the Australian Open. The No. 1-seeded Djokovic beat Tsonga 6-3, 7-5, 6-4 in the second round at Melbourne Park in a rematch of their 2008 final. This one started Thursday […]
Tags: News, Australia, Sports, Novak Djokovic, Djokovic, Melbourne Park, Melbourne Australia, Tsonga, Jo Wilfried Tsonga

Midnight run: Muguruza edges Konta at 3 a.m. in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Better late than never, right? Garbine Muguruza finally won what is believed to be the latest-starting match in Australian Open history, edging Johanna Konta 6-4, 6-7 (3), 7-5 in an after-midnight marathon that began at 12:30 a.m. and concluded at 3:12 a.m. on Friday. “Not ideal. Not ideal for anyone. I […]
Tags: News, Australia, Sports, Melbourne, Johanna Konta, Konta, Australia AP, Garbine Muguruza

Strong start, finish lift Serena past Bouchard in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams figured it was important to get off to a strong start against Eugenie Bouchard in the Australian Open’s second round Thursday. “Serena,” she said she told herself beforehand, “you’ve got to come out hot; you’ve got to come out firing.” No problem. Seeking her eighth title at Melbourne Park […]
Tags: News, Australia, Sports, Melbourne, Serena Williams, Eugenie Bouchard, Serena, Bouchard, Melbourne Park, Australia AP

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