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  • Shuttler Srikanth in Australia Open Semis; Sindhu, Saina Crash out 23 Jun 2017 16:54 Northeast Today Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth entered the men’s singles semi-finals while the star duo of P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal crashed out of the women’s singles quarter-finals at the $750,000 Australia Open Superseries badminton tournament on Friday. …
  • Careers Australia likely traded insolvent 23 Jun 2017 16:33 ABC.net.au Updated June 24, 2017 00:30:08 Fallen education giant Careers Australia could have been trading insolvent for up to six months before it collapsed, according to a new report by voluntary administrators. Key points: Careers Australia may have been trading …
  • Trains are coming back to Port Adelaide, oh yeah! 23 Jun 2017 16:29 Sunday Times An artist's impression of the spur line that will bring rail commuters back to the heart of Port Adelaide. A NEW 1km rail link will connect Port Adelaide’s commercial centre and the Dock One residential precinct to the Adelaide CBD for the first time …
  • Fever rookie Anstiss takes out MVP award 23 Jun 2017 16:29 Sunday Times YOUNG gun Jess Anstiss has capped a remarkable debut season with West Coast Fever by being named the club’s most valuable player. Anstiss upstaged her more experienced teammates on Fever’s big night at Fraser’s Kings Park to take out the main award in a …
  • Australia Cricketers' Association rejects Cricket Australia's new pay offer 23 Jun 2017 16:22 InToday 1 Australia's cricketers rejected the board's offer of a revised pay deal 2 Australia's top cricketers face being locked out unless a new MoU is struck between CA and the ACA before the end of the month 3 The parties have not reached agreement …
  • Australian players urge 'emergency mediation' with Cricket Australia as deadline looms 23 Jun 2017 16:20 Bombay News
  • Australia to start as favourites for Women's World Cup 23 Jun 2017 16:20 The Express Tribune Reigni­ng champi­ons will be the team to beat when the 11th editio­n of mega event will gets underw­ay PHOTO COURTESY: GETTY IMAGES LONDON: Reigning champions Australia will be the team to beat when the 11th edition of the Women’s World Cup gets under way …
  • En Vogue hit given an anti-homophobia twist 23 Jun 2017 16:10 Sydney Star Observer EN Vogue lead singer Maxine Jones has paired up with Australian singer Greg Gould to release a new pro-LGBTI and anti-bigotry music video. The video for their new duet version of the En Vogue hit Don’t Let Go explores some of the real-life challenges …
  • Finding acceptance in my mob 23 Jun 2017 16:09 Sydney Star Observer THERE’S a lot of discussion around Australia at the moment around how Indigenous cultures fit into the LGBTI world. Traditionally they were never seen to fit, which is why a lot of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander members of the LGBTI community …
  • Next Islamic State: Australia’s Indonesia Challenge 23 Jun 2017 15:54 The Diplomat Magazine Australia needs a new strategic approach to countering terrorism in Indonesia. If we compile a list of the nationalities of people who have killed the most Australians in terrorist attacks, the country at the top of the list (or near the top) is Indonesia …
  • Shortage puts 5000 babies at risk 23 Jun 2017 15:52 Cairns Post JUST a year after the Queensland Government introduced its “no jab, no play” policy in a bid to combat anti-vaxxers, it has emerged 5000 of the state’s children are on a waiting list for a tuberculosis vaccine. The deadly disease that claimed as many as …
  • Australia players' union brands pay offer 'unacceptable'  23 Jun 2017 15:31 Daily Mail Stand-off between Cricket Australia and the players' union is still bubbling away  Governing body wants to replace existing revenue-sharing model for paying its international stars with new contracts They have offered to increase surpluses to domestic …
  • Spotlight on Australia’s economy 23 Jun 2017 15:13 The Australian
  • New pay offer rejected by Australia players’ Association 23 Jun 2017 15:01 Indian Express In a video posted by ACA on Twitter, skipper Steve Smith said that the players would back ACA for the negotiations terms. (Source: AP) Australian cricketers have rejected the new offer made by Cricket Australia regarding the revised pay deal. CA executive …
  • Gorilla Dances Like a Maniac in Paddle Pool to Make Your Friday Better. Credit – YouTube/Dallas ZooTube via Storyful 23 Jun 2017 15:00 Weekly Times Gorilla Dances Like a Maniac in Paddle Pool to Make Your Friday Better. Credit - YouTube/Dallas ZooTube via Storyful0:31 If you ever wanted a definition of what dancing like nobody’s watching should look like, here’s Zola, a gorilla at Dallas Zoo, to …
  • Woman Holds Onto Car Hood, Screams For Help on Busy Virginia Street. Credit – Facebook/Alex Lindbergh via Storyful 23 Jun 2017 15:00 Weekly Times Woman Holds Onto Car Hood, Screams For Help on Busy Virginia Street. Credit - Facebook/Alex Lindbergh via Storyful0:40 A motorist in Virginia Beach captured the moment a woman held onto the bonnet of a car and pleaded for help as it sped down a busy …
  • Trump’s issue with Russia probe chief 23 Jun 2017 15:00 Weekly Times PRESIDENT Donald Trump has questioned the impartiality of special counsel Robert Mueller, who is leading the probe into Russia’s meddling in the US election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. In an interview with Fox News aired on Friday …
  • Pontus the Self Driving Potato. Credit – Marek Baczynski via Storyful 23 Jun 2017 15:00 Weekly Times Pontus the Self Driving Potato. Credit - Marek Baczynski via Storyful2:42 After creating an electric current using electrodes in a potato, Marek decided to test the boundaries of science and created Pontus: the self driving potato. Marek believes potatoes …
  • Amazing Violinist Street Performer. Credit – Viva Frei via Storyful 23 Jun 2017 15:00 Weekly Times Amazing Violinist Street Performer. Credit - Viva Frei via Storyful3:15 This violinist caught the eye, and the ear, of passers by. David came across the talented violinist while walking to the train station in Quebec, Montreal. Musician Ezra entertained …
  • Murder charge for UK mosque attacker 23 Jun 2017 15:00 Weekly Times BRITISH authorities have charged an unemployed Welsh man with terrorism-inspired murder and attempted murder over a van attack on a crowd of Muslim worshippers near a north London mosque. Darren Osborne was remanded in custody on Friday after an …
  • Dog Takes on Claw Toy in Epic Battle. Credit – Maximus Cangcuesta via Storyful 23 Jun 2017 15:00 Weekly Times Dog Takes on Claw Toy in Epic Battle. Credit - Maximus Cangcuesta via Storyful0:37 Max was not impressed with his owner’s new toy. The energetic puppy was quick to act when faced with the claw toy. Max is known for being a very vocal dog, and so he didn’t …
  • Australia’s fanciest convenience store 23 Jun 2017 14:39 Cairns Post THE well-heeled residents of Australia’s most affluent enclaves are going to have a whole new world of convenience at their feet, thanks to David Jones’ latest venture. As part of its $100 million assault on the premium food sector, the department store …
  • What’s better than a perch from the porch? A shark from the balcony 23 Jun 2017 14:39 Cairns Post IT’S not a bad day when you catch a shark from the comfort of your own balcony. When carpenter Dani Farmer cast a line over his back veranda over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend, he would have been happy to catch anything at all. media_camera Dani …
  • Child justice system ’racist’ 23 Jun 2017 14:39 Cairns Post THERE would be a national taskforce to fix the crisis in child protection and youth justice if it involved white rather than Aboriginal children, Australia’s only indigenous children’s commissioner says. Victorian Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and …
  • Be quick to get special tablet deal 23 Jun 2017 14:39 Cairns Post OUR awesome NT News+ Samsung tablet offer is back for only a short time. With our latest digital membership offer, you’ll have unlimited access to the latest news across the country. A 12-month digital membership to the NT News will also get you unlimited …
  • Police searching for two guns stolen from Bakewell 23 Jun 2017 14:39 Cairns Post TWO teens remain on the run with a pair of firearms stolen during a break-in at a Bakewell property. Witnesses told police the teens were walking down Moorhen Cct carrying a “duffel bag” containing the weapons at 2.30pm on Thursday. The bag allegedly …
  • Australia not yet ready for whistleblower bounties: ASIC 23 Jun 2017 14:25 The Sydney Morning Herald Australia needs to introduce stronger penalties for corporate crime and effective compensation and protections for whistleblowers, before it goes down the path of US-style bounties, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission's John Price …
  • Australia not yet ready for US-style whistleblower bounty rewards, says ASIC's John Price 23 Jun 2017 14:20 The Sydney Morning Herald Australia needs to introduce stronger penalties for corporate crime and effective compensation and protections for whistleblowers, before it goes down the path of US-style bounties, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission's John Price …
  • Australia to Send Spy Planes to Help Philippines Recapture Marawi 23 Jun 2017 14:14 The New York Times The AP-3C Orion aircraft will operate over the southern region of the island Mindanao, where Marawi is situated. The planes are configured to look for people on the ground, said Peter Jennings, executive director of the Australian Strategic Policy …
  • Learn how to become a superhero 23 Jun 2017 14:08 Leader Local News LOOK up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Sarah Yates leading the next generation of superheroes. The 13-year-old student is among the first to step out of the day-to-day grind of schoolwork and step off the ground entirely to try a new …
  • Littlies rocking out for Red Nose Day 23 Jun 2017 14:08 Leader Local News YOUNGSTERS will put on their dancing shoes this week to help the kids of the future. Child cares centres across Australia are taking part in the Little Rockers Red Nose Disco, aiming to raise thousands of dollars to help prevent sudden infant deaths. And …
  • Australia Joins Philippines' Fight Against ISIS-Linked Militants 23 Jun 2017 13:54 wsj.com Australia is sending patrol planes to the Philippines—where it has long deferred to the U.S. on security issues—as it takes a more assertive role against terror threats in Southeast Asia. Two Australian P-3 Orion aircraft will support Philippine troops …
  • Why doesn't Australia want to ban nukes? 23 Jun 2017 13:23 ABC While North Korea continues to test its missiles 120 nations are in New York trying to establish a legally binding instrument that would lead to the abolition of nuclear weapons. North Korea and the other nuclear nations are not participating in the …
  • Pakistan lose to Australia in Women's World Cup warm-up match 23 Jun 2017 13:22 The Dawn Pakistan were washed away after Australia outplayed them by eight wickets in a warm-up match for the upcoming Women's World Cup. After Australia decided to bowl first, Pakistan lost all their wickets for 156 runs in 46.4 overs. Nahida Khan was …
  • Australia and Cameroon catch Confederations Cup bug in Russia 23 Jun 2017 13:06 ESPN ST PETERSBURG -- There were 35,021 spectators at the 68,000 capacity St Petersburg Arena on Thursday, but only a tiny percentage travelled from Cameroon and Australia. Unsurprisingly, given that it is over 9,000 miles from Australia and over 3,500 from …
  • Australia cricketers reject deal 23 Jun 2017 12:46 SKY SPORTS By Reuters Last Updated: 23/06/17 1:24pm Australia's cricketers have rejected the board's latest offer of a revised pay deal as the bitter dispute over a revenue-sharing model rumbles on with a week to go before the current agreement …
  • Guthrie named Giants’ best 23 Jun 2017 12:39 Sunday Times ENGLISH midcourt player Serena Guthrie has made a huge impression during her first Super Netball season, taking out the Giants Netball MVP after being a crucial part of their push to the grand final. Guthrie made the move to Australia this season after …
  • Australia is still lagging on some aspects of early childhood education 23 Jun 2017 12:34 Phys.org Australia is doing well on enrolling four-year-olds in pre-school, but the picture on three-year-olds is less clear. Credit: Shutterstock The OECD's latest Starting Strong report provides an update on early childhood education opportunities across the …
  • Australia players' association rejects new pay offer 23 Jun 2017 12:09 SBS Television Australia's top cricketers face being locked out unless a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) is struck between Cricket Australia and the Australian Cricketers' Association (ACA) before the end of the month. At the heart of the dispute is a …
  • Careers Australia traded insolvent before its collapse: administrators 23 Jun 2017 12:03 ABC.net.au Posted June 23, 2017 21:54:58 Fallen education giant Careers Australia could have been trading insolvent for up to six months before it collapsed according to a new report by voluntary administrators. Key points: Careers Australia may have been trading …
  • Union rejects latest offer from Cricket Australia 23 Jun 2017 11:54 The argus The pay dispute in Australian cricket continues after the union representing national team players described the latest offer from Cricket Australia as “unacceptable”. CA wants to replace the existing revenue-sharing model with new contracts as part of a …
  • Irish-born celebrity chef Darren Simpson (21) dies in Australia 23 Jun 2017 11:45 Irish Independent Northern Ireland-born Simpson worked at multiple restaurants in London, Ireland and Australia and appeared in Australian television's My Restaurant Rules, Live This, and Ready Steady Cook. "My uncle Darren has passed away. He was truly one of a …
  • Victorian Uber bill gains support 23 Jun 2017 11:43 Weekly Times Victoria is on the cusp of legalising ride-sharing services as the state government and crossbenchers agree to amend the bill before parliament to halve a proposed $2 ride tax support. The state government on Friday accepted Sex Party MP Fiona Patten' …
  • Australia players' association rejects... 23 Jun 2017 11:32 SuperSport 23 June 2017, 13:06 Australia's cricketers rejected the board's offer of a revised pay deal on Friday as the bitter dispute over a revenue-sharing model rumbled on with just a week to go before the current agreement expires. Australia's top …
  • Basketball Australia and NBA launch Global Academy at Australian Institute of Sport 23 Jun 2017 11:25 The Sydney Morning Herald The next Australian NBA star could be spotted from inside a New York City office after the world's best basketball league struck a deal with the Australian Institute of Sport. Basketball Australia and the NBA launched the NBA Global Academy on Friday, …
  • WannaCry Ransomware Targets Japan Honda Plant, Australia Traffic Cams 23 Jun 2017 11:17 Seo News June 23, 2017 By SPN Staff Writers in Technology Image courtesy of (Stuart Miles) / FreeDigitalPhotos.net WannaCry is back with a vengeance. The virus, an insidious ransomware that holds hostage the data of its victims, has again reared its ugly head …
  • Pakistan: Australia Backs UN Migration Agency Assistance to Undocumented Afghans in Pakistan 23 Jun 2017 11:03 Relief Web Pakistan – The Government of Australia and the UN Migration Agency (IOM) have launched a two-year, AUD 4 million (USD 3 million) project to assist undocumented Afghans in their host communities in Pakistan, as well as those who wish to return to …
  • Sky Live: Australia v Italy 23 Jun 2017 11:02 SKY SPORTS By AFP Last Updated: 23/06/17 11:51am Michael Cheika is expecting surprises from unpredictable Italy in Saturday's Test as Australia grope for form after last week's surprise loss to Scotland. Italy's canny Irish coach Conor O'Shea …
  • Eight entries from Australia make the cut at the shortlist stage of the Cannes Film Lions 23 Jun 2017 11:00 Campaignbrief Australia has scored eight finalists at the shortlist stage of the Cannes Film Lions. FINCH Sydney, Clemenger BBDO Melbourne, TBWA\Melbourne, iris Worldwide Sydney, Leo Burnett Sydney, Host Sydney, R/GA Sydney and Clemenger BBDO Sydney/AMV BBDO, …
  • Australia to send spy planes to help Philippines fight militants 23 Jun 2017 10:59 Reuters By Manuel Mogato and Tom Westbrook | MARAWI CITY/SYDNEY MARAWI CITY/SYDNEY Australia agreed on Friday to send two surveillance planes to help the Philippines tackle Islamist rebels, as jets and artillery pounded militant positions in a southern …

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