Australia - News Headlines

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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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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Australian farm sells melons after fatal listeria outbreak
April 10th, 2018. 12:32 AM

An Australian farm has recommenced 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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Australia probes if Facebook data leaks broke privacy law
April 5th, 2018. 2:37 AM

Australia probes if Facebook broke privacy law by disclosing data to Trump-linked consulting firm

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Asian markets mostly higher in muted Easter holiday trading
April 1st, 2018. 11:29 PM

Asian markets are mostly higher in muted trading as Hong Kong and Australian markets are closed for Easter, and Wall Street and other global markets have been closed for a long weekend after Good Friday

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First direct flight from Australia to London touches down
March 25th, 2018. 8:25 AM

The maiden flight of a new non-stop regular passenger service between Australia and Britain has touched down at London's Heathrow Airport

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Southeast Asian leaders gather for first Australia summit
March 15th, 2018. 11:40 PM

Southeast Asian leaders gather for their first summit in Sydney at the weekend as Australia sets the stage for closer economic and security links to its nearest neighbors and demonstrators prepare to protest Myanmar and Cambodia's human rights records

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Turnbull says US set to grant Australia tariff exemption
March 10th, 2018. 12:12 AM

The U.S. appears set to grant Australia an exemption from its new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports following discussions between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

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Turnbull says US set to grant Australia tariff exemption
March 9th, 2018. 10:28 PM

The U.S. appears set to grant Australia an exemption from its new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports following discussions between President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull

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The Latest: Trump talks tariffs with Australia's Turnbull
March 9th, 2018. 6:26 PM

President Donald Trump says he's discussed tariffs with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia

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The Latest: Trump suggests tariffs could exempt Australia
March 8th, 2018. 11:54 AM

President Donald Trump is suggesting that Australia and "other countries" may be exempted from steel and aluminum tariffs, along with Mexico and Canada

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The Latest: US praises Australia-East Timor treaty signing
March 6th, 2018. 9:59 PM

The United States has congratulated Australia and East Timor on signing a treaty on their maritime boundary

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Australia and East Timor sign maritime border treaty
March 6th, 2018. 9:47 PM

Australia and East Timor have signed a treaty drawing their maritime boundary, ending years of wrangling over oil and gas riches that lie beneath the Timor Sea

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Australia and East Timor sign maritime border treaty
March 6th, 2018. 8:04 PM

Australia and East Timor have signed a historic treaty drawing their maritime boundary, ending years of bitter wrangling over billions of dollars of oil and gas riches that lie beneath the Timor Sea and opening a new chapter in relations

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Czech Republic cancels lithium deal with Australian firm
March 1st, 2018. 12:29 PM

The Czech government has canceled a deal that could give an Australian company the right to mine a huge deposit of lithium, a key component in electric batteries

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Takata air bag recall made compulsory for Australia vehicles
February 28th, 2018. 2:53 AM

Australia issues a compulsory recall for all 2.7 million cars fitted with defective Takata air bags in an effort to lift the mixed efforts to fix the fault blamed for at least 23 deaths around the world

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Takata air bag recall made compulsory for Australia vehicles
February 27th, 2018. 10:59 PM

Australia has issued a compulsory recall for all 2.7 million cars fitted with defective Takata air bags in an effort to lift the mixed efforts to fix the fault blamed for at least 23 deaths around the world

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Australian leader off to US for talks with Trump, governors
February 21st, 2018. 3:16 AM

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is heading to the United States, accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S.

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