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“Australia’s Greta Thunberg” steps up climate change activism

Raj-Seppings has become one of the country's most prominent environmental activists since her tear-stained face made global headlines in late 2019 when she stared down riot police threatening to arrest her outside the prime minister's home. Leading thousands of protest marchers through central Sydney and joining a landmark class action lawsuit aren’t the usual activities […]

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Australia to spend 747 million dollars for upgrading four defence bases to boost Indo-Pacific engagements

Australia’s PM Scott Morrison announced the multi-million dollar investment stating that the objective was to pursue peace rather than sending any message to China Australia will invest 747 million dollars in upgrading four key military training areas and ranges in the Northern Territory to defend the country’s interests and support greater engagement with the Indo-Pacific […]

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Why Aussies are leaving the IPL bio-bubble

Australia’s Zampa, Richardson follow Tye out of IPL amid India COVID surge Australia leg-spinner Adam Zampa and fast bowler Kane Richardson have joined compatriot Andrew Tye in cutting short their Indian Premier League (IPL) season and heading home as India struggles with a massive surge in COVID-19 cases. Tye, who was with the Rajasthan Royals, […]

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Vakeel Saab latest Australia and New Zealand Collections

Vakeel Saab Collections: Power Star Pawan Kalyan made his comeback on the silver screen with the court room drama Vakeel Saab after three years and the movie released on Friday and garnered a positive response from  the fans. Even critics have given a thumbs up and the opening day collections  of Vakeel Saab, which is helmed by […]

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Smith ready to captain Australia again if given chance

Three years after his ignominious exit as Australia’s captain in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal, Steve Smith has said he is keen and ready to lead the national side again if an opportunity came his way. Smith, one of the world’s best contemporary batsmen, was suspended from international cricket for 12 months and banned […]

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Australia ends defence cooperation with Myanmar over coup

Australia announced late Sunday it had suspended a defense training program with Myanmar worth about 1.5 million Australian dollars ($1.2 million) over five years. Australia has suspended its defence cooperation with Myanmar and is redirecting humanitarian aid because of the military takeover of the government and ongoing detention of an Australian citizen. Foreign Minister Marise […]

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Australia passes media law as Facebook defends news blackout

The government can now assess whether companies like Facebook have made a contribution to the Australian news industry before deciding where payments are necessary. Australian lawmakers on Thursday passed the final amendments to a new media law that forces tech giants like Google and Facebook pay for news. Tweaks to the law were made after […]