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Australian PM on board Chinese spy ship

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canberra [Australia], 27 November (ANI): Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison underscored the security threat from Beijing, saying that earlier this year reports that a Chinese spy ship had circled the Australian coast highlighted the “very serious situation” in the Indo-Pacific region. This comes after reports emerged in the UK

Australian PM says COVID booster hits issue of urgency

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CANBERRA, November 26 (Xinhua) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will send letters urging all Australians to get their coronavirus booster vaccine as soon as possible. In a letter to every home in Australia, Morrison said that supportive shots are key to keeping Australia open and preventing the deadly

Australian ‘Summer of Tennis’ schedule announced

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SYDNEY, November 25 (Xinhua) — Tennis Australia announced on Thursday the “Summer of Tennis”, which will feature a series of events in various states ahead of the Australian Open 2022. A total of 17 events will take place in the states of New South Wales (NSW), South Australia and

Australian lawmakers join global efforts to stop Chinese official’s bid to join Interpol governing body

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canberra [Australia], November 24 (ANI): A group of Australian lawmakers have joined international efforts to block a senior Chinese official from joining the board of the crime-fighting organization Interpol, fearing it could endanger those who criticize Beijing. Parliamentarians and activists from around the world launched a global campaign against

Queenstown Lakes mayor: ‘Having Australians in Queenstown will make a huge difference to businesses’

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Queenstown Lakes mayor Jim Boult wants to know why fully vaccinated Australians can’t travel there when Aucklanders can. Photo / 123RF A South Island mayor is calling for the transattachment balloon to be reinflated, saying Aucklanders pose a similar Covid-19 risk to Australian travelers. From 15 December, fully vaccinated

Tim Paine steps down as Australia’s Test captain

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Melbourne [Australia], 19 November (ANI): Australia Test captain Tim Paine steps down as team captain ahead of the much anticipated Ashes opening game. England and Australia will wreak havoc in the five-game Ashes, which kicks off in Gabba, Brisbane from 8 December. On Friday, Cricket Australia briefed on Paine’s

Queensland men charged with possession of around 540kg of cocaine

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This is a joint publication between the Australian Federal Police, the Australian Border Force and the Queensland Police Service. Editor’s Note: Images from this arrest are available for download. Two Queensland men are scheduled to stand trial today in Brisbane Magistrates’ Court, charged with possession of some 540kg of

Queensland men charged with possession of around 540kg of cocaine

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This is a joint publication between the Australian Federal Police, the Australian Border Force and the Queensland Police Service. Editor’s Note: Images from this arrest are available for download. Two Queensland men are scheduled to stand trial today in Brisbane Magistrates’ Court, charged with possession of some 540kg of

By choosing “strollout” as the word of the year, the National Dictionary Center refers to a unique Australian problem.

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The Australian National University has announced its word of the year – and unsurprisingly, it was inspired by the pandemic. Key points: The word for 2021 is “ walk, ” surpassing the shortlisted list of “ double vaccinations. ” Last year’s iso was also about the pandemic. Hundreds of

Australian drug laws do more harm than good

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A new scare campaign shows Australian drug laws are archaic and not in the public interest at heart, writes David McIlveen. IT’S 2021 and Australians being subjected to another stupid cop scare campaign on “drugs”. I won’t be reposting any of the Australian Federal Police’s masterpiece ads here (released