Tag: Australia/Oceania
6 months ago
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Australian Startups Hope New Migration Strategy Fills Skills Shortages

The strategy will result in a 14% reduction in migrants over the next four years, according to government forecasts

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6 months ago
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‘Escape This Hell’: One Family’s Painful Journey Out of Gaza

How a family made the difficult decision to leave homes and loved ones behind as they fled to Australia

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6 months ago
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Australia’s Housing Costs Have Hit New Highs. Officials See Migrants as Part of the Problem.

Many newcomers have settled in cities where housing is in short supply, raising concerns about property affordability

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7 months ago
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CEO of Singtel’s Optus Resigns Following Australian Network Outage

Singtel said Optus would conduct a global search for a permanent CEO

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7 months ago
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DP World Says Operations Resume at Four Australian Ports After Cyberattack

Dubai-based DP World shut down its terminals in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle after detecting suspicious ...

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7 months ago
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Australian Mobile Network Optus Hit by Large-Scale Outage

Optus said engineers were investigating a network fault, but didn’t disclose the cause

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8 months ago
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Australia’s Economy Added Fewer Jobs Than Expected in September

The number of employed people rose by 6,700 from August

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8 months ago
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Reserve Bank of Australia Warns of Low Tolerance for Stubborn Inflation

The central bank kept the rate at 4.10% for a fourth consecutive month at the October meeting

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8 months ago
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Australian Consumer Confidence Slips Amid Widespread Pessimism

Consumer confidence fell by 3.7 points and the four-week moving average fell by 0.8 point, according to a survey

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8 months ago
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Australians Say ‘No’ to Recognizing Indigenous People in Constitution

About 55% of voters rejected the proposal in the landmark referendum

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8 months ago
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New Zealand Conservatives on Track to Win Majority in First Election After Ardern

National Party victory would end six years of left-leaning government

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8 months ago
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China Releases Australian Journalist Detained on Suspicion of Disclosing State Secrets

Cheng Lei’s release marks latest improvement in ties between Beijing and key U.S. ally

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8 months ago
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Australia’s Plan to Address Colonial Legacy Divides Those It Aims to Help

Referendum on amending country’s constitution to recognize indigenous people is proving controversial

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8 months ago
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Australian Business Activity Resilient as Some Inflationary Forces Moderate

Business confidence remained steady, albeit below average levels

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9 months ago
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Before You Light Up, See the Smoke Alarm on Your Cigarette

Governments rethink public messaging on the dangers of tobacco—including warnings on cigarettes themselves

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10 months ago
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Two Cyclones Hit Days Apart. Can Scientists Prove Climate Change Caused Them?

Many in Vanuatu cite global warming, but science struggles to connect weather events to rising temperatures

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10 months ago
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Star Entertainment Reports Annual Loss Amid Casino Impairments

Star Entertainment tumbled to an annual loss of$1.57 billion as the Australian casino operator impaired assets and se...

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