Drought Puts Wild Australian Camels in Firing Line

July 25, 2012, 3:33 am

The population of wild camels in Australia has dwindled to 750,000 in recent years due to drought conditions and culling but the population may not be low enough.

Raising Watoto

July 22, 2012, 9:01 am

Watoto, a program that is a saviour for the children of Uganda whom takes in orphans and gives them the best chance in life Watoto can provide.

Army Officers Swan It Up as Pioneer Winemakers

July 22, 2012, 5:28 am

Today, Houghton’s Swan Valley property includes the original Scottish “crofters” homestead built by Dr John Ferguson in the 1860s.

Australian Unemployment On The Rise

July 20, 2012, 12:34 am

The disparity between part-time and full-time employment has been ongoing.

Sharing Cabs and the Cost

July 2, 2012, 10:39 pm

Melbourne will be the first city in Australia to trial a new concept: late-night cab sharing.

Governor-General’s Train for Thought

July 2, 2012, 8:22 am

The most luxurious train in Australia, displayed at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, Australia.

Falling Electricity Demand: Investment Relief for Network

July 2, 2012, 4:18 am

The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) says energy use across eastern and southeastern Australia will drop over the next 10 years.

Australian Government Defends Price on Carbon

June 29, 2012, 4:23 am

The Australian government has warned small businesses they could be liable for fines up to $1.1 million if they display posters distributed by the opposition that attack the [...]

Australia’s Central Bank Measures The Economic Balance Beam

June 29, 2012, 12:41 am

The Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) last board decision to cut interest rates by 25 basis points to 3.5 per cent was a tight balancing act.

Fairfax Avoids Being ‘Cannibalised’ But At a Price

June 23, 2012, 8:46 pm

Fairfax’s announcement detailing drastic cuts and production changes in its metropolitan newspaper business has sparked a media frenzy—with editorial independence prevailing [...]

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