Australia - News Headlines

Australian court rules man can sue Google for defamation
June 13th, 2018  6:44 AM

An Australian man who alleges Google defamed him has won a court battle to sue the search engine giant

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Australian leader backs Zuckerberg's grilling in Parliament
June 7th, 2018  12:17 AM

Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he would welcome Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg testifying to an Australian parliamentary committee on the social media giant's sharing of data with Chinese phone maker Huawei

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Australia charges 3 banks plus 6 execs with cartel crimes
June 5th, 2018  10:46 PM

Australia has laid cartel charges against banking companies Citigroup, Deutsche Bank and ANZ plus six bank executives over the sale of ANZ shares to institutional investors three years ago

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Australia charges 3 banks plus 6 staff with cartel crimes
June 5th, 2018  9:16 AM

Australia has laid cartel charges against banking companies Citigroup, Deutsche Bank and ANZ plus six bank executives over the sale of 2.5 billion Australian dollars ($1.9 billion) in ANZ shares to institutional investors three years ago

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Australian supermarket giants cutting back on plastics
June 4th, 2018  10:45 PM

Australians will find fewer plastics on the shelves at Woolworths and Coles stores

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Australian supermarket giants cutting back on plastics
June 4th, 2018  9:38 PM

Australians will find fewer plastics on the shelves at Woolworths and Coles stores

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Qantas bends to Beijing by describing Taiwan as Chinese
June 4th, 2018  9:11 PM

Australia's foreign minister has expressed concern at Qantas Airways' decision to describe Taiwan as Chinese territory after pressure from Beijing

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Australia's largest bank to pay $531 million compliance fine
June 3rd, 2018  11:18 PM

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has agreed to pay a $531 million fine for failing to comply with measures to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing

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Australia's largest bank agrees to pay $531 million fine
June 3rd, 2018  9:45 PM

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia has agreed to pay a $531 million fine for failing to comply with measures to prevent money laundering and terrorism financing

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Australian Senate to vote in June on corporate tax cuts
May 28th, 2018  3:25 AM

The Australian government has announced the Senate will vote in June on cutting corporate tax rates after an opinion poll suggested the contentious reform had popular public support

Malcolm Turnbull, Mathias Cormann
Australia upgrading airport security after alleged bomb plot
May 15th, 2018  6:46 AM

The Australian government has announced an upgrade in airport security around the country and an increase in police powers in response to an alleged attempt to smuggle an improvised explosive device aboard an Etihad Airways flight out of Sydney last year

Australia upgrading airport security after alleged bomb plot
Australia reveals pre-poll plan to balance budget in 2 years
May 8th, 2018  6:39 AM

Australia reveals pre-poll plan to balance budget in 2 years while cutting taxes

Scott Morrison
Australia to release budget with looming election in mind
May 7th, 2018  8:23 PM

Australia's government is expected to release annual spending plans with a focus on winning votes at elections due within a year

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Phnom Penh Post sold by Aussie owner to Malaysian investor
May 5th, 2018  8:19 PM

The newspaper widely considered the last independent media voice in Cambodia has been sold by its Australian publisher to a Malaysian investor

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Ford fined by Australian court for mishandling complaints
April 26th, 2018  4:44 AM

Ford Motor Co.'s Australian subsidiary has been fined 10 million Australian dollars ($7.6 million) by an Australian court for mishandling customer complaints about faulty automatic transmissions in thousands of cars.

Ford fined by Australian court for mishandling complaints
Australian financial firm CEO steps down over fee scandal
April 19th, 2018  8:45 PM

The AMP's chief executive has stepped down following revelations that Australia's largest wealth manager charged customers for financial services they never received and misled the industry watchdog

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Australian bank charges dead client service fee for a decade
April 19th, 2018  6:02 AM

An Australian government inquiry has heard that financial advisers working for Australia's largest bank continued charging clients service fees after they died _ in one case for more than a decade

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IT issue causes outage at supermarket chain in Australia
April 16th, 2018  7:27 AM

Cash registers are working again at Woolworths Supermarkets in Australia

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Asia cautious about possible Trump rethink on trade deal
April 13th, 2018  5:34 AM

Japan, Australia and New Zealand are reacting cautiously after President Donald Trump signaled he might reopen talks on a Pacific Rim trade deal that he pulled the U.S. out of shortly after taking office

Donald Trump, Pete Ricketts, Joni Ernst
Australian farm sells melons after fatal listeria outbreak
April 10th, 2018  12:47 AM

An Australian farm has recommended selling cantaloupes despite being blamed for an outbreak of the deadly listeria bacteria that the World Health Organization said killed seven people and caused a miscarriage in Australia

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