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OPPOSITION leader Tony Abbott has told his party faithful the tide is turning their way, while Prime Minister Julia Gillard accused him of cockiness as she hailed Labor's "champions of communities". Meanwhile at Rosehill in Sydney, Ms Gillard received one standing ovation after another as she rallied her troops at a NSW Labor Party candidates ... (more)
Australia will boost the value of agriculture and food-related exports 45 percent by 2025 to meet demand from China , the government said in a plan released today.
The Australian singer/actor, who plays Trimalchio the Orchestra Leader in the Baz Luhrmann movie, performed a cabaret routine at a lavish bash after the movie's red carpet unveiling on Wednesday night.
There are two things you can always count on: public radio pledge drives and the local blood bank asking for a donation of a very different sort.
The area is home to Queensland koalas, wombats, Parma wallabies and 23 species of Australian birds, including the kookaburra, bowerbird, palm cockatoos and Gouldian finches.
Ford announced Thursday it would stop making vehicles at its unprofitable Australian plants in 2016 and ax 1,200 jobs, ending an era that began in 1925 with the legendary Model T. Ford Australia chief executive Bob Graziano made the announcement as he revealed losses of AU$141 million after tax in the last financial year and AU$600 million over the ... (more)
EASIER access to cheap healthy food, better urban and workplace planning, and early education programs are desperately needed to help combat a growing weight problem in regional Australia.
The Interstate 5 bridge collapse into the Skagit River was caused by an oversize truck hitting the span, the Washington State Patrol chief said.
In early 2012 once-in-a-century floods submerged swaths of Great Britain and Ireland, causing some $1.52 billion in damages.
FORD fans are rushing dealerships to buy one of the last Falcons before the model is axed, a reaction similar to that which followed the end of the V8 Falcon in 1982.
PRIME Minister Julia Gillard has agreed to a summit on the future of car making, as she resists pressure from unions and Labor MPs to raise tariffs after Ford's decision to stop manufacturing in Australia.
The renaming, approved by South Australia's Geographical Names Committee in December, follows the granting of native title last May over 70,000 square kilometres of land that included Lake Eyre.
FOR the first time, folkman Seth Lakeman will be igniting the Volksfest main stage with his band as part of their current UK tour.
Adelaide Magistrates Court has been told a former Mount Gambier woman allegedly murdered last year may have died of a heart attack.
UBS expects Australian coal exports to drop around 5 per cent to around 162 million tonnes, after increasing 31 per cent to 171 million tonnes last year Australia relies heavily on China as a market for its coal.