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Student Accommodation In Australia: Finding The Right Place For You

The student accommodation sector is a part of the economy that is going from strength to strength. This is particularly true in Australia. That the world’s sixth-largest country in terms of total area attracts a lot of both international and domestic students should come as no surprise to those who know Australia well. What to Consider When Finding Student Accommodation in Australia. With so much choice, however, it is vital to know what to look for when choosing the right accommodation build...
Tags: Startups, Asia, Australia, Accommodation, Sydney, Adelaide, Great Barrier Reef, Canberra, North America, Perth, Student, Others, Australia Like, Right City, Melbourne Brisbane Perth


Is It a Video Game, or Is It New Zealand? This Fun Tourism Project Gamifies the Country

It's not easy to get away overseas on vacation at the moment, thanks to the coronavirus pandemic. So Tourism New Zealand, with the help of TBWA\Sydney, found a way to open up the stunning country to virtual visitors. The tourism group and its agency partnered with Twitch and gaming influencer Loserfruit to gamify the country...
Tags: Travel, Gaming, Advertising, Sydney, New Zealand, TBWA, AdFreak, Fun Tourism Project Gamifies the Country


Network show on KIIS Australia signs up for CHR Prep

UK-based CHR Prep Service from Producer Jamie is now being used across Australia after signing the overnight show on the KIIS network. Mitch to Midnight LIVE can be heard around Australia and is networked across KIIS 106.5 in Sydney and KIIS 101.1 in Melbourne. Show host, Mitch Churi, said: “The service has quickly become the main source of show prep for me and my team and an easy fallback to have in hand while on air for a quick power break or sense of day reflection.” “It’s depth of info an...
Tags: UK, Australia, Radio, Sydney, Melbourne, Trading Update, Mitch, Jamie, KIIS, KIIS Australia, CHR Prep Service, Mitch Churi


Shang-Chi Production Gets Ready to Resume in New Set Video

Shang-Chi production gets ready to resume in new set video As production continues to get back on track for Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings , a brand new video from the Australia set of Destin Daniel Cretton’s upcoming MCU movie has arrived online through an Australian news station 7News. The video, which you can check out below, gives us a glimpse of one of the film’s big sets which seems like a replication of a China setting. It’s not Asia and it’s not Hollywood; it is Wes...
Tags: Asia, Hong Kong, Video, Hollywood, Movies, Australia, China, Kung Fu, Marvel, Sydney, Natalie Portman, Marvel Studios, Michelle Yeoh, Marvel Cinematic Universe, Golden Globe, David Carradine


Australia announces paid pandemic leave as states set tough new restrictions on industry – as it happened

Victorian premier Daniel Andrews outlines further details of state’s new lockdown, including business shutdowns. This blog is now closed$1,500 pandemic leave disaster payment announcedVictoria has 429 new cases and 13 deathsNSW has 13 new casesMelbourne stage 4 restrictions explained; Victoria stage 3 restrictionsVictoria cases map; NSW cases map; Australian stats interactiveSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 10.14am BST That’s where we’ll leave the blog for today. Thanks to ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, NSW, Medical Journal, Amy Remeikis


Taking a Spear Into the Sea, and Washing Anxiety Away

I kept seeing people in Sydney carry spearguns to and from the ocean. To understand why, I held my breath and dived in.
Tags: News, Australia, Sport, Sydney, Fishing, Sydney (Australia, Oceans and Seas, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV, Quarantine (Life and Culture, Spearfishing


Coronavirus Australia live update: PM announces $1,500 paid pandemic leave as Victoria records 429 new cases and 13 deaths

Victorian premier Daniel Andrews outlines further details of state’s new lockdown, including business shutdowns. Follow all the latest news and updates, live$1,500 pandemic leave disaster payment announcedVictoria has 429 new cases and 13 deathsNSW has 13 new casesMelbourne stage 4 restrictions explained; Victoria stage 3 restrictionsVictoria cases map; NSW cases map; Australian stats interactiveSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 9.26am BST Labor have now also criticised the ...
Tags: Health, Labor, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Federal Government, Anthony Albanese


Coronavirus Australia live update: PM announces $1,500 paid pandemic leave as Victoria premier Dan Andrews outlines business restrictions

Premier outlines further details of state’s new lockdown, including business shutdowns. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveVictoria has 429 new cases and 13 deathsNSW has 13 new casesMelbourne stage 4 restrictions explained; Victoria stage 3 restrictionsVictoria cases map; NSW cases map; Australian stats interactiveSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 8.29am BST The Covidsafe app has finally discovered close contacts not previously identified through manual contact tra...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, The Guardian, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Morrison, NSW


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 429 new Covid-19 cases as premier Daniel Andrews announces more stage 4 business restrictions in press conference

Premier outlines further details of state’s new lockdown, including business shutdowns. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveVictoria has 429 new cases and 13 deathsNSW has 13 new casesMelbourne stage 4 restrictions explained; Victoria stage 3 restrictionsVictoria cases map; NSW cases map; Australian stats interactiveSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 7.23am BST Is there another lever to pull after this?Brett Sutton:There aren’t really many other settings that you can ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, NSW, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria records 429 new Covid-19 cases and 13 deaths as premier Daniel Andrews to announce more stage 4 restrictions in press conference

Premier to outline further details of state’s new lockdown, including business shutdowns. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveVictoria has 429 new cases and 13 deathsNSW has 13 new casesMelbourne stage 4 restrictions explained; Victoria stage 3 restrictionsVictoria cases map; NSW cases map; Australian stats interactiveSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 6.17am BST With Victoria headed to even stricter restrictions, Anthony Albanese has called for a three-point plan to ...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Anthony Albanese, NSW, Coronavirus outbreak


After 5 Years, Australia Finally Cracked a Drug Kingpin's BlackBerry

"An encrypted BlackBerry device that was cracked five years after it was first seized by police is poised to be the key piece of evidence in one of the state's longest-running drug importation investigations," reports the Sydney Morning Herald: In April, new technology "capabilities" allowed authorities to probe the encrypted device, which was used by one of the alleged kingpins and revealed 3000 messages over a one-month period, a Sydney court has heard. The development has paved the way for t...
Tags: Tech, Sydney, Dubai, Frank Farrugia, Deniz Kanmez, Strike Force Millstream


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victoria premier Daniel Andrews to announce more stage four restrictions as NSW reports 13 new Covid-19 cases – latest news

Premier to outline further details of state’s new lockdown, including industry shutdowns. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveNSW has 13 new casesMelbourne stage 4 restrictions and coronavirus lockdown rules explainedCoronavirus Australia map: tracking new cases, Covid-19 stats and live data by stateSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 2.16am BST It’s not the first case at a distribution centre – but that might be the point.Hundreds of workers at a giant Woolworths Dist...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Union, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Coronavirus outbreak, Woolworths Distribution Centre


Australia coronavirus live update: Daniel Andrews to announce more stage four restrictions after Victoria's first night under curfew – latest news

Victorian premier to outline further details of state’s new lockdown, including industry shutdowns. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveMelbourne stage 4 restrictions and coronavirus lockdown rules explainedCoronavirus Australia map: tracking new cases, Covid-19 stats and live data by stateSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 1.15am BST Which led to this exchange over paid pandemic leave (which is already in place in some areas).Barnaby Joyce: Well, I suppose if you had...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Barnaby Joyce, Guardian Australia, Kochie


Australia coronavirus live update: Daniel Andrews to announce more stage 4 restrictions after Victoria's first night under curfew – latest news

Premier to outline further details of state’s new lockdown, including industry shutdowns. Follow all the latest news and updates, liveMelbourne stage 4 restrictions and coronavirus lockdown rules explainedCoronavirus Australia map: tracking new cases, Covid-19 stats and live data by stateSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 10.23pm BST The Victorian premier, Daniel Andrews, is expected to give more information today on expected tougher restrictions for workplaces and businesses...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victorian politics, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Calla


UNSW faces backlash after deleting Twitter post critical of China's crackdown in Hong Kong

Law academic Elaine Pearson says safeguarding the human rights of people in Hong Kong ‘is not something that should be controversial’The University of New South Wales says it deleted social media posts promoting the comments of a prominent academic – calling for international pressure on China to temper human rights infringements in Hong Kong – because the comments were “being misconstrued as representing the university”.The situation has mired the Sydney-based institution in an increasingly unc...
Tags: Hong Kong, China, Australia news, Asia Pacific, Sydney, Australian education, Australian Universities, University of New South Wales, UNSW, Elaine Pearson


Coronavirus live news: Victoria declares state of disaster and nightly curfew for Melbourne

Boris Johnson has ordered officials to work-up a plan for avoiding a second national lockdown; Hundreds of ‘mystery cases’ have forced decision in Australian state; South Africa’s cases pass 500,000. Follow the latest updatesVictoria announces stage four coronavirus lockdown in Melbourne Masks recommended in more circumstances in New South Wales Melbourne’s stage 3 Covid-19 lockdown rules explainedThe week Covid-19 roared back in EuropeSee all our coronavirus coverage 8.07am BST That’s it fr...
Tags: Science, Australia, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, South Africa, Infectious Diseases, Sydney, Boris Johnson, Victoria, Melbourne, Manly, Sydney Australia, Ben Quinn, Manly Beach


Close encounter: mother and calf humpback whales stun surfers at Sydney's Manly beach

Images show dozens of surfers about 10 metres from whales, which migrate up and down the Australian coastA humpback whale calf, closely followed by its mother, came within metres of surfers and swimmers at Manly Beach, north of Sydney, on Sunday afternoon.It is unusual to see a whale calf so early in the year in Sydney. Eastern Australian humpbacks migrate north from Antarctica, along the coast to tropical waters in north Queensland from April to July. Continue reading...
Tags: Environment, Australia news, Wildlife, Marine Life, Queensland, Sydney, Antarctica, Whales, Cetaceans, Manly Beach


As I mourn my mother the pandemic rolls on. Is the whole world, like me, frozen in grief?

I try to make sense of her sudden absence but every hour, every minute, brings some new and usually terrifying developmentThis is part of a series of essays by Australian writers responding to the challenges of 2020A week into March my mother, Denise, texted to say she was back in hospital. It wasn’t a surprise: she’d been in and out for months, caught in an exhausting and often traumatic cycle of release and relapse as her cancer worsened. This time it was different. The week before she’d been ...
Tags: Health, Books, Family, Cancer, Australia news, Death and dying, Sydney, Parents and parenting, Alcoholism, Australian education, Australian Universities, Denise, Australian books, Coronavirus outbreak


Enefiok Udo Obong's 12-year wait for Olympic gold

Nigeria's greatest Olympian ran his best race at Sydney 2000 - but would have to wait until 2012 for the result to be confirmed.
Tags: News, Nigeria, Sydney, Enefiok Udo Obong


Australia: Illegal strip searches are sexual assault, but NSW police watchdog has no power to discipline offenders - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

The civil campaign against the dramatic increase in strip search use by NSW police started gaining traction in mid-2018.
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Gentleman busted for swimming in zoo aquarium

Police charged this 30-year-old gentleman for allegedly trespassing at Australia's Sydney Zoo, stripping to his underwear, and diving into the big aquarium. His brilliant buddies recorded the hijinks and shared it on social media, helping police nab the suspect. According to 9News, "the Peakhurst man was issued a court attendance notice for behaving in an offensive manner, entering enclosed non-agricultural lands and interfering with business, and opening, entering or damaging an animal en...
Tags: Video, News, Australia, Zoos, Sydney, Crimes, Breaking And Entering, Wet Behind The Ears


Coronavirus Australia latest: the week at a glance

A summary of the major developments in the coronavirus outbreak across AustraliaGood evening, here are the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic in Australia. This is Luke Henriques-Gomes and it’s Friday 31 July. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Indigenous Australians, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison, Black Lives Matter Movement, Woolworths, Superannuation, Indigenous incarceration, Aged Care


Australia: Mass police presence serves to intimidate the Black Lives Matter protest - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Large numbers of police officers, dressed in uniforms and yellow raincoats, were awaiting the Black Lives Matter rally.
Tags: News, Australia, Sydney, Black Lives Matter


A digital exhibit to elevate Indigenous art

In March 2020, the 22nd Biennale of Sydney opened to wide acclaim—only to close after 10 days because of COVID-19. The Biennale has since physically reopened to limited audiences, but now, through a virtual exhibit on Google Arts & Culture, people all over the world can experience it. This year’s Biennale is led by First Nations artists, and showcases work from marginalized communities around the world, under the artistic direction of the Indigenous Australian artist, Brook Andrew. It’s titled N...
Tags: Google, Cook, Australia, First Nations, United States, New South Wales, Sydney, Black Lives Matter, Hyde Park, Arts And Culture, Brook, Pacific Island, Museum of Contemporary Art, Biennale, Zanele Muholi, Google Arts Culture


NSW Covid-19 hotspots: list of regional and Sydney outbreak locations

As coronavirus community transmissions rise in New South Wales, here are the current hotspots and what to do if you’ve visited themFollow coronavirus Australia live updatesSydney coronavirus hotspots and NSW cases trend mapSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsNew South Wales has seen an uptick in community transmission of coronavirus in recent weeks, putting the state on high alert to prevent further spread.M...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, New South Wales, Sydney, South Wales, Guardian Australia, Coronavirus outbreak, Thai Rock, Wetherill Park, NSW Covid


Australia coronavirus live update: further restrictions being considered after deadliest day – latest news

Scott Morrison and Daniel Andrews have met to discuss possible further restrictions in Victoria. Follow all the latest news and updates, live Australian stats interactive; Vic cases map; NSW cases map; NSW hotspots list; border restrictions explainedFollow the global live blogSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus email 11.18pm BST Scott Morrison also had a message for everyone celebrating Eid al-Adha, which began yesterday and runs until Monday. Jenny and I haven’t had the chance to b...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Steven, Morrison, NSW, Guardian Australia, Jenny, Vic


‘Bombshell’: Deus mods the MT-07 with a sharp new kit

Since modern motorcycles are far more complex than their predecessors, it makes them harder to customize. But a few bikes buck that trend—like the Yamaha MT-07, and the MT-derived XSR700. The MT engine and its requisite plumbing are a little cluttered to the eye, but it’s a hella peachy mill, packed into an equally playful chassis. And the rest of the bike’s put together like a Meccano set, making it fun to pull apart and reconfigure. So it’s no surprise that leading custom shops have been pr...
Tags: New York, Motorcycles, Sydney, Mario, Jeremy, Simon, Yamaha, Greg, Kellermann, Meccano, Deus ex Machina, Custom Motorcycles, Yamaha motorcycles, Yamaha XSR700, Yamaha MT-07, Deus Customs


'Everybody is very worried': testing times for residents of Sydney's Covid-19 hotspots

Wary locals are aware of Victoria’s deadly second wave of coronavirus and fear NSW could be heading down the same pathAt the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia, down by the water, next to the trophies that say “World sailing youth match racing world championship” and “Sydney-Hobart yacht race record breaker”, there is a sign. It is roughly laminated, and attached with black gaffer tape, and has been up since Tuesday.Joggers scoot past, looking for the entrance to the park, and dog-walkers drag the...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, New South Wales, Sydney, Victoria, Sydney Hobart, CYCA, Coronavirus outbreak


Two women arrested for avoiding quarantine as Australia suffers worst day of coronavirus cases

Two Australian women with Covid-19 who returned to Brisbane from Melbourne via Sydney and avoided quarantine by concealing their point of origin had attended an illegal party in Victoria, it was revealed Thursday. They arrived in Queensland on 21 July, eight days before that state’s government banned arrivals from Greater Sydney. The news emerged as Victoria reported two grim records, with 13 Covid-19 deaths and 723 new cases in 24 hours. The 723 Victorian cases on their own broke the previous r...
Tags: News, Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Victoria, Melbourne, COVID, Mitchell Shire


Ruby Princess passengers let off ship after border force officer confused flu and coronavirus test results

Labor again calls on the Morrison government to apologise ‘for failing to stop the one boat that mattered’An Australian Border Force officer who inspected the Ruby Princess mistakenly believed passengers with flu-like symptoms had tested negative to Covid-19 when they had in fact tested negative to the flu.That revelation, first reported by the ABC, is contained in documents to the New South Wales inquiry into the disastrous mid-March decision to allow 2,700 passengers to disembark the ship resp...
Tags: Abc, Australia news, Australian politics, New South Wales, Sydney, Morrison, Kristina Keneally, Border Force, Coronavirus outbreak, Ruby Princess