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Australia Detects Bird Flu in Victorian Egg Farm, Plunging Area to Lockdown Amid Fears Strain Could be Similar to What Causes Mass Poultry Deaths Worldwide

Bird flu has been detected at an Australian egg farm, putting it on lockdown amid worries that it is a strain causing catastrophic poultry deaths and the potential source of the next global pandemic.


Australian Telco Giant Telstra to Cut 2,800 Jobs by End of 2024 to Keep on Competitive Landscape

Telstra announced that it will cut 2,800 jobs by the end of 2024, especially products and services in its enterprise business...

AU, NZ Evacuate Nationals as Unrest in New Caledonia Continues

The foreign ministries of Australia and New Zealand have announced that it would be evacuating its nationals in New Caledonia as riots spark across the island regarding independence and nickel mining...

US, Australia Introduce Uncrewed Underwater Manta Ray Drone

A new underwater drone has successfully completed its first trial, showcasing its ability to navigate through the depths of the sea without being detected...


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Australia To Fund Wind Power Again; Turnbull Lifts Abbot's Ban
First introduced by former Prime Minister Tony Abbott, the ban on government investment on wind power was lifted as part of Malcolm Turnbull's innovation agenda. The Clean Energy Finance Corporation i
Australia's Huge $1.1 billion Innovation Fund to Help Startups and STEM
Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, has announced a huge investment of $1.1 billion innovation fund to help startups and STEM. The National Innovation and Science Agenda, announced at Austral
Ferrovial offers Broadspectrum A$715M in Cash
A Madrid base service and infrastructure company, Ferrovial SA offered a total of A$715 million in cash to acquire more than half of stakes in Broadspectrum Ltd. The new offer makes by the company com
Australian Prime Minister Urges Chinese Premier for speedy Environmental Test on coal imports
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull urged Chinese Premier Li Keqiang to hasten environmental tests of sulfur content on coal imports as Australian exporters claim that the new standards disrupt
Deploying A$16 million of shark-detecting technology in South Wales, Australia will keep predators at bay
It seems like technology came too late for Martin Brody from the movie Jaws. The government of New South Wales, Australia spent big on advanced technology that can detect sharks to keep beachgoers saf
Australia Welcomes New Nexus Devices from Google
Google's two new Nexus devices are now available for pre-order in Australia Monday from the Google store, and will be widely available on November.
Brookfield's $6.5-bn Asciano bid in regulatory fiasco
The $6.5-bn acquisition offer to Asciano Ltd by Brookfield Infrastructure Partners is landed in trouble as the Australian regulator seeks an extensive review following the concern raised by the countr
Aussie friends can now locate their mates using Facebook's Nearby Friends
Good news to Aussie Facebook lovers. Nearby Friends, a feature from Facebook can now be used by our mates in Down Under to locate their friends along the neighborhood or vice versa.
Australia's Vocus to acquire its rival M2 Group for A$1.93B
Australia - Vocus Communications will purchase M2 Group for A$1.93B. The merging will be completed in 2016. Vocus Communications Ltd. had come up with an agreement to purchase M2 Group for A$1.93B, th
Macquarie Group’s expected profits to surge 40% in H1
Buoyed with drop in Australian currency and rise in revenues from its asset management unit and risk management fees, Macquarie Group Ltd is confident of achieving 40 percent growth in profits for the
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