Australia announced on Thursday that it would increase its refugee intake by an additional 6,000 per year.
Proposed changes to Australian national security laws would require telecommunications businesses to alert security agencies when they install new equipment, according to reports.
A non-government report identified key threats to the sector, while highlighting the importance of manufacturing to the Australian economy.
Earlier this month the Australian Government was attacked by hackers from the Anonymous group.
Australia’s Melbourne was named the most livable city in the world in a survey published Tuesday, getting perfect scores on education, healthcare, and infrastructure.
Australian households have posted strong retail spending in June.
While over the past 20 years only about 5 strandings have been recorded per year, there were 25 strandings recorded last year alone.
Sophie Cotsis, the opposition’s spokeswoman for industrial relations, says the changes would be harsh on women returning to work after having children.
Australian Parliament is set to fiercely debate asylum-seeker policy this week following more high-profile rescues at sea and reports the navy’s boats are not handling the [...]
It was announced that Cairns will host a G-20 Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ meeting in 2014.