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Australia ramps up aid to farmers as drought bites 

Farmers in eastern states are struggling with extreme aridity that has turned green pastures into dust, with the economies of local towns also suffering.

published on : 19th August 2018

74-year-old Australian man with terminal cancer who suffered sex abuse 50 years ago settles with Catholic order 

The Catholic Church estimates it alone will be liable for about 1 billion Australian dollar in compensation.

published on : 16th August 2018

Australian Senate appoints first Muslim woman member amid race row

Pakistan-born Mehreen Faruqi, the Greens Party MP for New South Wales, was appointed to fill a vacant seat.

published on : 15th August 2018

Australia nod to adoption of Indian children after 8 years

Australia has lifted a ban on its nationals to adopt children from India after eight years.

published on : 15th August 2018

Former Australian Archbishop Philip Wilson avoids jail for concealing child abuse

The Newcastle Local Court sentenced the 67-year-old to 12 months' imprisonment, with a non-parole period of six months, but also ordered that he be assessed to serve it at home.

published on : 14th August 2018

Nine out of 10 children in schools cannot comprehend English at age appropriate level: Study

This is the largest study of its kind conducted till date and the assessment covered about 20,000 children in over 100 schools in 20 states.

published on : 11th August 2018

Australian pacers Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood out of Pakistan Test tour

Neither has played since Australia's scandal-plagued tour of South Africa earlier this year, which saw skipper Steve Smith and opener David Warner banned for a year over a ball-tampering incident.

published on : 9th August 2018

Ball tampering threatens 'cricket's DNA' says ICC boss David Richardson

The ICC has toughened its code of conduct, last month increasing bans for ball-tampering and bringing in new sanctions for verbal intimidation.

published on : 7th August 2018

Josh Hazelwood would love to be Australian vice-captain

Hazelwood, along with fast bowler Mitchell Starc and spinner Nathan Lyon, is in line to be appointed as the deputy of Tim Paine.

published on : 4th August 2018

Current crop needs to fill void left by Smith and Warner: Hussey

It’s Been a while since Australia have been coping with two big voids in their team for a while courtesy that infamous ball-tampering scandal.

published on : 2nd August 2018

Australia Admission Day on Aug 3 

AECC Global Education Consultancy will conduct ‘Australia Admission Day’ at Hotel Fortune Murali, MG Road on August 3. In a press release issued here on Wednesday, AECC Global Business Head Chaitanya

published on : 2nd August 2018

Cricket Australia sacks employee for abortion tweets

Angela Williamson, 39, was sacked from her job as manager of public policy and government relations at Cricket Australia.

published on : 31st July 2018

Teenage girl charged with murder of Indian student in Australia

Jamie Lee Dolheguy, 18, was arrested last week over an attack on Maulin Rathod at her home in Sunbury on Monday, which left him with fatal injuries. The 25-year-old student died in a hospital.

published on : 30th July 2018

Fresh headache for embattled Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull after poll loss

By-polls were billed as a key test for Turnbull and Labor leader Bill Shorten, with the governing Liberal-National coalition hoping to win a seat to double its wafer-thin parliamentary majority of one

published on : 29th July 2018

Five seats in Australia goes to poll in 'Super Saturday' by-election

The seats are being contested following a string of forced resignations in the opposition Labour party.

published on : 28th July 2018
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