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RPT-Australia unveils roadmap for speeding changes to clean up banking sector

18 Aug 2019

MELBOURNE, Aug 18 Australia's treasurer on Sunday released a roadmap outlining how the government intends to push for swift implementation of recommendations from a high-powered inquiry for changes to help clean up the country's financial sector.

Australia unveils roadmap for speeding changes to clean up banking sector

18 Aug 2019

MELBOURNE Australia's treasurer on Sunday released a roadmap outlining how the government intends to push for swift implementation of recommendations from a high-powered inquiry for changes to help clean up the country's financial sector.

Australian police tell Chinese to keep peace after scuffles at rally over HK

17 Aug 2019

MELBOURNE Police in Melbourne issued a warning on Saturday after small scuffles erupted between supporters and opponents of the Hong Kong protest movement during a rally attended by several hundred people from the city's Chinese community on Friday evening.

Australian police tell Chinese to keep peace after scuffles at rally over Hong Kong

17 Aug 2019

MELBOURNE Police in Melbourne issued a warning on Saturday after small scuffles erupted between supporters and opponents of the Hong Kong protest movement during a rally attended by several hundred people from the city's Chinese community on Friday evening.

Australian police tell Chinese to keep peace after scuffles at rally over Hong Kong

17 Aug 2019

MELBOURNE Police in Melbourne issued a warning on Saturday after small scuffles erupted between supporters and opponents of the Hong Kong protest movement during a rally attended by several hundred people from the city's Chinese community on Friday evening.

Fiji PM accuses Australia's Morrison of 'insulting' Pacific island nations

17 Aug 2019

MELBOURNE Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama accused Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison of insulting leaders of Pacific island nations during a regional summit earlier this week, and said Chinese officials were far more tactful and better mannered.

Australian PM heads to church, football after 'miracle' election win

19 May 2019

MELBOURNE/SYDNEY Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison thanked his fellow Pentecostal churchgoers on Sunday after a miraculous election victory that defied years of unfavourable opinion polls and bruised a Labor opposition that had been widely expected to win. | Video

Australia opposition leader promises 'real' change at official campaign launch

05 May 2019

MELBOURNE Australia's opposition leader Bill Shorten said on Sunday that if his party wins the May 18 election, wages will rise, more children will go to pre-school, small businesses will get more tax cuts and hospitals will get their emergency rooms upgraded.

Australia opposition leader promises 'real' change at official campaign launch

05 May 2019

MELBOURNE Australia's opposition leader Bill Shorten said on Sunday that if his party wins the May 18 election, wages will rise, more children will go to pre-school, small businesses will get more tax cuts and hospitals will get their emergency rooms upgraded.

Dingo drags sleeping toddler from bed on Australia's Fraser Island

19 Apr 2019

A dingo dragged a sleeping toddler from a camper van on a popular Australian holiday island late on Thursday, but his father awoke and pulled his 14-month-old son from the jaws of the dog-like dingo. | Video

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Shock at G7 summit as Iran's Zarif lands in Biarritz

Iran's foreign minister flew into the French resort hosting a G7 summit on Sunday, an unexpected twist to a meeting already troubled by differences between U.S. President Donald Trump and Western allies over a raft of issues, including Iran.