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BHP pressed to quit Australian mining lobby over climate views

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - BHP on Tuesday urged shareholders to vote down a resolution aimed at getting the mining giant to quit Australia's top mining lobby group, but said it will separately review its membership of industry bodies.

Brave New World - Australia in the 1930s

Brave New World: Australia 1930s is a special exhibition at The Ian Potter Centre: NGV in Melbourne until mid Oct 2017. The 1930s was a turbulent time in Aus­tralia’s history. Major world events, includ­ing the Depression and the rise...Show More Summary

Cricket-Coulter-Nile keeps test dream alive while clear of injuries

MELBOURNE, Sept 19 (Reuters) - A dreadful run of injuries prompted Australia fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile to consider packing in first class cricket to become a Twenty20 gun-for-hire but after a welcome return to fitness the 29-year-old is now eyeing a test berth.

The Trugo Mural in Yarraville, Australia

Easy to learn, quickly addictive, and taking a lifetime to master, Trugo is the mutant love child of lawn bowling, golf, and croquet. It’s traditionally played in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia. A literally backwards game—as in,...Show More Summary

James Hanson: Gloucester sign Australia hooker from Melbourne Rebels

Gloucester sign Australia international hooker James Hanson on a short-term deal from Super Rugby side Melbourne Rebels.

Olivia Newton-John is Glowing at ONJ Wellness Walk & Research Run!

Olivia Newton-John helped rally the crowd at the ONJ Walk and Research Run! The 68-year-old Grease star spoke on stage at the event on Saturday (September 17) in Melbourne, Australia. She and her husband John Easterling held hands as they marched for the cause. Olivia snapped lots of pics and shared hugs with the crowd, [...]

Tennis-Australia will bounce back, says shattered captain Hewitt

MELBOURNE, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Shattered Australia captain Lleyton Hewitt has said his young Davis Cup team will be better for their heart-breaking semi-final loss to Belgium and backed them to bounce back quickly from the disappointment.

ACT FAST: Amazing Air New Zealand Business Class Fares From Australia To The US

Per koika on FlyerTalk, Air New Zealand has some incredible business class fares between Australia and Los Angeles with wide open availability. You can fly roundtrip business class from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, etc., for under $1,000 roundtrip. Show More Summary

Australia Day Scrapped for Being Racist

You wouldn’t celebrate white people, because that would be racist. So you shouldn’t celebrate a predominantly white country — like Australia: The council in the Melbourne suburb of Moreland became

More Levels, and more ways to contribute for Local Guides

Luis Duran, from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, is passionate about helping people with disabilities better navigate and explore his city. Kim Flowers, in Melbourne, Australia, believes everyone should think locally and prides herself on helping businesses in her community. Show More Summary

Rugby-Wallaby Higginbotham cleared of police charges

MELBOURNE, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Australia loose forward Scott Higginbotham has been cleared of charges of obstructing police on a night out in Brisbane.

Deals this week: Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM), Vislink, Hyperloop Transportation Technologies

Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) subsidiary MTR has secured a seven-year franchise from the Government of Victoria to operate and maintain the Melbourne train system in Australia.

The opportunity cost of the Melbourne Grand Prix

Last Sunday, my wife Nancy and I had a great weekend in Mooloolaba, where I took part in the Ironman 70.3 event, along with a thousand or so other competitors from around Australia and the world as well as hundreds of spectators. As Nancy said, even though the Sunshine Coast isn’t far from Brisbane, we’d […]

Viewing Picks for September 14, 2017

All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football Semifinal, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Geelong Cats vs. Sydney Swans — FS2, 5:30 a.m. (Friday) College Football Viewing Picks College Soccer Women’s Penn State vs. Show More Summary

Tigerair adds Brisbane to Canberra services with three flights a week

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Tigerair Australia has boosted its services from Canberra Airport with the launch today of new return flights to Brisbane, and from tomorrow an extra Melbourne flight. Tigerair’s first flight from Brisbane was met today by local tourism and airport partners including ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr and Managing Director of Canberra Airport Stephen Byron. The […]

Another town scraps Australia Day, drawing government ire

Marking Australia Day is like celebrating the Holocaust, a Melbourne politician said as her council scrapped a holiday it deemed offensive to Aboriginal people, in a move the government on Thursday labelled "extreme and divisive". The...Show More Summary

Another council is stopping its Australia Day celebrations

One more Australian council is taking a stand on Australia Day celebrations. Following the lead of the city of Fremantle and two other Melbourne councils, Yarra and Darebin, Moreland City Council has decided to stop festivities on Jan. Show More Summary

MTR secures contract to operate Melbourne Train System in Australia

Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM), a 60% owned subsidiary of Hong Kong-based rail operator MTR, has secured a new seven-year franchise from the Government of Victoria to operate and maintain the Melbourne train system in Australia.

Rugby-Forrest says to launch new Indo-Pacific competition in 2018

MELBOURNE, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Billionaire mining tycoon Andrew Forrest said on Wednesday that his proposed six-team Indo-Pacific Rugby Championship (IPRC)would launch in 2018 and help stem the talent drain of Australia's top players to rich foreign leagues.

Tennis-Davis Cup team spirit fires Kyrgios up again

MELBOURNE, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Two weeks after declaring he lacked any dedication to tennis, Nick Kyrgios has pledged to fire up for Australia's bid to reach the Davis Cup final.

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