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Here Are The Highlights From India-Australia’s 11th Meeting of The Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism

India and Australia held the 11th meeting of the Joint Working Group on Counter-Terrorism at Canberra on Thursday where they deliberated upon the terrorist...

Australia Passes Social Media Law Over Violent Content

Internet providers and tech giants like Facebook and Google will be compelled to remove violent content in a sweeping new law passed in Australia on Thursday. Under the new law, which...

Great Barrier Reef Faces Australian Floods Dirty Water

Dirty water from a flood crisis in north Australia has spread to parts of the Great Barrier Reef, placing it under stress, scientists have...

Australia to Reinstate Island Detention Camp for Refugees

The Australian government said Wednesday it would reopen a mothballed island detention camp in anticipation of a new wave of asylum-seekers arriving by boat...

Australia’s Adelaide Records New National High Temperature

Adelaide sweltered through the highest temperature ever recorded by a major Australian city on Thursday, peaking at a searing 46.6 degrees Celsius (115.9 degrees...

Australia Serious About Tackling Climate Change: Prime Minister Morrison

 Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has wrapped up a three-day trip to the South Pacific to reassure vulnerable island nations that Canberra is serious...

Australia’s Maribyrnong Detention Center Gets Closed

 Australia announced the closure of Melbourne's controversial Maribyrnong detention center Wednesday, one of several facilities used to lock up immigrants who arrived without papers. The...

An ‘Underwater Garden’ Gets Revealed In Australia

 Scientists have discovered a colorful “underwater garden” at depths of up to 2 kilometers during a recent research voyage south of Tasmania in Australia. The...

Australia Proposes To Strengthen Regulations of Facebook, Google

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on Monday proposed measures to counter the dominant market positions of Google and Facebook and strengthen monitoring...

Tech Giants Google And Facebook Face Greater Scrutiny in Australia

Flagging lack of transparency around the algorithms that Google and Facebook use to display ads and news, Australia's consumer watchdog has said that the...

Australia Becomes World’s First Country To Pass Bill Accessing Encrypted Information

 Security agencies will gain greater access to encrypted messages under new laws in Australia. The legislation will force technology companies such as Apple, Facebook...

Australia Pushes Tech Giants To Release Encrypted Data

 The Australian parliament’s lower house Thursday passed a bill to force tech firms such as Alphabet Inc’s Google, Facebook and Apple to give police...

New Australia Bill Gives Police Power to Spy on WhatsApp Messages

Australia is mulling a strict law that gives enforcement agencies power to track messages on platforms like WhatsApp and Telegram that offer end-to-end encryption...

Australia Suffers From Heat And Fuel Wildfires

Heat and wind on Monday were fuelling over 110 forest fires that have been burning for two weeks in Australia, where the authorities have...

Australia Shows Promise In Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

 Australian researchers have made a breakthrough in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis using immunotherapy. Their world-first trial has produced promising results for the majority...

Drone Delivery Project by Google All Set to ‘Take off’ in Australia

Australia is set to become "the most advanced country in the world" in drone delivery when the first commercial service by Google starts operations in 2019. Wing, a...

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef To Get Help From Rescue Bot

 For the first time an underwater robot is to be used to plant baby coral to parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef damaged by...

Hindu Council In Australia Promotes Vegetarianism

The Hindu Council was the 1st in Australia to launch the “Meat-free Day” campaign on 2nd Oct. 2008 to reduce Greenhouse gas emission. We...

Australia Rejects U.N. Climate Report, Continues Using Coal

Australia is rejecting the latest U.N. report on climate change, insisting coal remains critical to energy security and lowering household power bills. The United Nations'...

HIV Diagnose In The LGBTQ Community Goes Down In Australia: Study

HIV diagnoses in Australia have hit a five-year low, with a significant drop among homosexual and bisexual men, latest figures from a major study released on...

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Researchers have found that people who feel dizzy or lightheaded when they stand up may have an increased risk of developing dementia. The condition, called...