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Australia announced plans Thursday for a fleet of giant high-tech unmanned drones to help patrol the nation's borders, monitoring energy infrastructure and attempts to enter the country illegally.
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1 hr ago | Canberra City News
CANBERRA is to have the largest free public Wi-Fi network in Australia as part of the Digital Canberra Action Plan, launched today by Chief Minister Katy Gallagher at the Canberra Business Council's ' State of the Territory' Luncheon at the National Gallery of Australia.
1 hr ago | West Australian
Australian jobs surged by the most in 13 months in February while firms added full-time workers at the fastest pace in three years, a major surprise that suggests the economy is finally generating jobs after a painful fallow period.
3 hrs ago | Suria
The tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru was thrown into further turmoil Thursday after the chief justice, an Australian, quit, saying he had lost faith in the country's judicial system.
7 hrs ago | The Escapist
Veterinarians in Australia quickly determined that the only way to save Charlie from poisoning was to get him out-of-his-mind drunk.
11 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au
LEN Buckeridge left his fingerprints all over Perth but he also made a big impact on many people.
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South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill is under attack over a pamphlet circulated in a marginal seat, which targets the Liberal candidate Carolyn Habib, with the state opposition and federal government condemning the flyer as racist.
20 hrs ago | Rediff.com
Manufacturing has been declining in importance in Australia for decades as successive governments rolled back trade barriers and exposed firms to intense foreign competition.
Labor has accused Prime Minister Tony Abbott of inconsistency in jobs investment, despite the announcement by food processor SPC Ardmona that it has signed a $70 million deal with supermarket giant Woolworths.
THE GDP might be rising but high unemployment has led to a fall in business conditions, according to NAB's latest business survey.
What do you do when you've been bitten by one of the deadliest snakes in the world? Crack open a beer, of course.
China urged Malaysia to step up the search for a Malaysia Airlines jetliner that went missing with 239 people on board and says it has sent security agents two help with an investigation into the misuse of passports.Sarah Toms reports.
There are two developing areas of tropical low pressure that lie east and west of Queensland, Australia.
Singer Lorde accepts the International Female Solo Artist award at the BRIT Awards, celebrating British pop music, at the O2 Arena in London February 19, 2014.
Museum Victoria live exhibits keeper Maik Fiedel with "Lady Gaga-ntuan", a half a metre long stick insect rediscovered in rainforest near Cairns Scientists from the Museum of Victoria have rediscovered Australia's longest stick insect near Cairns, during an expedition into the rainforest in January.
A Maltese terrier named Charlie went on an epic bender to save his life after accidentally licking antifreeze off the floor of his owner's garage.
On Friday, officials announced that the Australian state of Queensland was in the midst of the most widespread drought on written record, with over 80% of its territory desperate for water.