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Australia pledges $704 million to save Great Barrier Reef

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian government on Friday pledged to spend another 1 billion Australian dollars ($704 million) over nine years on improving the health of the Great Barrier Reef after stalling a UNESCO decision on downgrading the natural wonder’s World Heritage status.Critics argue the investment is a bid to improve the ruling conservative…

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Australia pays $14 million for copyright to Aboriginal flag, making it free for all to display

For five decades, Australia’s Indigenous peoples have raised a black, red and yellow flag to represent their identity.Because of copyright law, however, the flag has not been free for all to use.That changed Tuesday when, after years of legal battles, Australia’s government said it had acquired the flag’s copyright, making it free to be replicated…

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Tennis Australia Criticised Over Its Decision to Confiscate ‘Where is Peng Shuai?’ Shirts

Peng Shuai became the focus of international concern in late-2021 when she disappeared from public view after accusing a former Communist Party official of sexual assault. Photo by Wang He/Getty ImagesOfficials at the Australian Open have come under fire after police and security officers forced spectators to remove T-shirts and a banner bearing the words “Where…

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Australia approves Novavax COVID-19 vaccine and new COVID oral drug treatments

The national drug regulator has given the green light to the Novavax vaccine, along with two oral treatments for patients currently suffering from COVID-19. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) on Thursday approved the Novavax vaccine, also called Nuvaxovid, for adults aged 18 years and over, making it the first protein-based COVID-19 vaccine in the country’s…

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Djokovic Flew All the Way to Australia Then Got Denied at the Border

Reports suggest that Djokovic’s lawyers will challenge the decision. Photo By Oscar J. Barroso/Europa Press via Getty ImagesNovak Djokovic has been denied entry into Australia and had his visa cancelled after he “failed to provide appropriate evidence to meet the entry requirements.”The Australian Border Force (ABF) confirmed on Thursday morning that the world number one tennis player…

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Australia, NZ dollars ease as coronavirus headlines dominate

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comSYDNEY, Dec 29 (Reuters) – The Australian and New Zealand dollars eased on Wednesday as the spread of coronavirus cases led to more restrictions globally and clouded the economic outlook, offsetting record highs on Wall Street.The Aussie slipped back to $0.7221 , having touched a five-week peak at…

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Australia Solar Water Pumping System Market (2021-2027).

Bharat Book Bureau Provides the Trending Market Research Report on “Australia Solar Water Pumping System Market (2021-2027)” Under manufacturing market research Category. The report offers a collection of superior market research, market analysis competitive intelligence and Market reports Market Forecast By Power Rating ((On-Grid Solar Water Pumping System (Up To 3 HP, 3.1 To 7.5 HP,…

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Australia reopens to students, migrants after nearly two-year ban

The emergence of the new Omicron variant had led officials to delay planned reopening on December 1.Published On 15 Dec 202115 Dec 2021Australia has reopened borders to vaccinated skilled migrants and foreign students after a nearly two-year ban on their entry, in a bid to boost an economy hit by stop-start COVID-19 lockdowns and restart…

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Best phones in Australia 2021: top 10 smartphones tested and ranked

Home Best Mobile Phones The OnePlus 9 Pro (left) iPhone 13 Pro Max and Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra all feature in our best phone list (Image credit: OnePlus, Apple, Samsung) The best phone in the world right now is the Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra, but if that isn’t for you we’ve got 14 other top…

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Australia approves COVID vaccine for children aged 5-11

Credit: Pixabay/CC0 Public Domain Australia on Sunday cleared the first COVID-19 vaccine for children aged five to 11, with the next stage of its vaccine rollout expected to start in early 2022. Health Minister Greg Hunt said medical regulators had granted provisional approval for the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be administered to younger children for the…