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08 October, 2020 | Australia News

Australia casino boss Packer flags Crown selldown after “painful” claims

SYDNEY – Australian casino magnate James Packer says he may have to cut his stake in his company for it to keep its licence and has declared he would never

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07 October, 2020 | World News,Australia News

Japan, Australia, India discuss strategic ties, regional security

TOKYO – Japan and Australia have discussed what Tokyo termed their special, strategic partnership, agreeing to broaden security measures and deepen cooperation in the face of “changing” regional conditions. The

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02 October, 2020 | Australia News

‘The beers are cold’: Australia to open up to New Zealanders after COVID border shutdown

SYDNEY – New Zealanders will soon be able to travel to Australia without having to self-quarantine as COVID-19 infections slow and Canberra seeks to revive its ailing economy, Australian Deputy

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02 October, 2020 | Australia News

Australia fines ANZ $10 mln over periodical payment fees between accounts

Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd says it has been fined $10 million by a federal court for wrongly charging customers fees for some transactions made between their accounts.

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30 September, 2020 | Australia News

Australia to offer manufacturing sector $1.3 billion in grants, PM to say

SYDNEY – Australia will offer manufacturers up to $1.3 billion in grants to expand, Prime Minister Scott Morrison will say, as Canberra outlines its plan to revive an economy ravaged

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25 September, 2020 | Australia News

Australia loosens lending laws to revive coronavirus-hit economy

SYDNEY – Australia says it will ease lending standards for banks in a move designed to free up credit and revive the economy, which slid into its first recession in

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25 September, 2020 | Australia News

Virus cases falling in Australia’s hotspot state, restrictions may ease further

MELBOURNE – Australia‘s coronavirus hotspot state of Victoria looks set to lift some tough lockdown restrictions in coming days, after reporting only 14 new cases and eight deaths in the

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19 September, 2020 | Australia News

Australia virus hotspot state records lowest new cases since June

MELBOURNE – The Australian state at the centre of the country’s novel coronavirus outbreak has reported its lowest daily increase of infections in three months, putting it on course to

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18 September, 2020 | World News,Australia News

Australian judge quits Hong Kong court, citing national security law

HONG KONG/SYDNEY – One of the 14 foreign judges on Hong Kong’s highest court has resigned due to concerns over a sweeping new national security law imposed by Beijing on

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18 September, 2020 | Australia News

Australia to ease border limits and allow more citizens home

MELBOURNE – Australia says it will increase the number of citizens allowed to return home each week to 6,000 as it manages to get new COVID-19 infections under control. Prime

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