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Australians are supposed to be among the fastest consumers to take up new gadgetry but when it comes to adopting solar energy the country remains very much in the shade.
5 hrs ago | The Age
Sam Castro from the Whistleblowers, Activists and Citizens Alliance says she was hit in the back of the head by one of the World Congress of Families attendees on their way in Saturday morning.
8 hrs ago | Daily Kos
It is now almost a year since the last Australian Federal election, which saw the centre-right Liberal/National Coalition defeat the governing centre-left Labor party and take a 90-55 seat advantage into the 44th Parliament of Australia.
A long-time friend of the man about to be installed as governor of South Australia thinks his mate would have found himself locked up in Australia's offshore detention facilities if he had tried to reach the country's shores in more recent times.
Called "Bare Bones," it's a collaborative album with fellow Detroit-based bluesman Motor City Josh.
In the K&L Gates' Global Government Solutions 2014 Annual Outlook , we reported on a case filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California raising questions about whether inter-agency consultations required by U.S. law are implicated when the United States provides funding for extraterritorial energy projects.
A PEOPLE smuggler involved in the deaths of 96 people when a boat sank in 2012 is being financially supported in an Indonesian prison by his former clients.
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In the skies over Kakadu, a 67-year-old man peers from the window of a tiny plane as it wheels over the mining town of Jabiru and the nearby open-cut uranium mine.
The Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre in Darwin is monitoring the ash cloud from Tavurcur on PNG's East Britain Island, which is slowly drifting southwest.
It took a Supreme Court jury in Cairns, in far north Queensland, just over two hours to find 43-year-old Brandon Peter MacGowan guilty of the July 2012 killings.
The wardrobe department for the short film Departure Lounge has been working night and day to add Indian authenticity to the north-Queensland made musical comedy.
Australia's wine industry needs to turn to the perfume industry to learn how wines affect a consumer's emotions, according to a researcher from Adelaide.
Adelaide, Australia, Aug 28, 2014 / 12:08 am .- The Australian bishops have announced that next year's national Catholic youth festival will be held in Adelaide, the capital of the state of South Australia.
Ground teams planned to resume searching Thursday for a pilot who went missing after an F-15 fighter jet crashed in a remote, heavily wooded area of western Virginia, according to a Virginia State Police spokeswoman.
LMFAO 's Redfoo suffered a gash on his forehead Wednesday after an unidentified man allegedly threw a glass bottle at the singer in a suburban hotel bar outside Sydney, Australia, according to The Daily Telegraph .
Indonesia's President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, right, greets Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop during a meeting in Bali, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 12:40 pm
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