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Swisse chief Radek Sali urges Australia to tap into 'new golden age'

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
Swisse Wellness chief Radek Sali is urging Australian businesses to tap into the new golden age of trade with China after revealing Chinese consumers account for half of the group's total sales despite officially launching its brand in Shanghai only ...

Australia's latitude and longitude coordinates out by more than 1.5 metres, scientists say

ABC Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
The continent of Australia is on the move and experts at Geoscience Australia are trying to keep up. A team of scientists is about to recalculate the nation's latitude and longitude coordinates, which are currently out by more than 1.5 metres.
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Immersive technology job searches soar in Australia

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎15 hours ago‎
The number of Australians seeking out "virtual reality" jobs on the world's biggest job search engine has almost tripled, in a trend expected to accelerate after the huge success of Pokemon Go.
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South China Sea: Beijing hits back at Australia, Japan and US

The Australian - ‎8 hours ago‎
The Vientiane meeting sent a clear message, Mr Wang said, that China and ASEAN would “jointly maintain stability” in the South China Sea.
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Foreign investment backlash will come back to bite Australia

The Australian Financial Review - ‎15 hours ago‎
Foreign investors are looking at Australia more warily since the federal election. Some, such as US agriculture giant Archer Daniels Midland (ADM), have decided to give up the ghost and abandon plans to invest here altogether.
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Rio 2016: Australia's team has more women than men for first time in Summer Olympic history

ABC Online - ‎16 hours ago‎
"Gender balance has been something that has been incredibly important in the Olympic movement, and particularly to Australia," said Kitty Chiller, who is Australia's first female chef de mission. "It was only at the Vancouver Winter Games in 2010 that ...
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Australian inflation stays low but it may not be enough to see the RBA cut rates

Business Insider Australia - ‎20 hours ago‎
Australia's Q2 consumer price inflation report (CPI) has come in slightly hotter-than-expected, creating some doubt as to whether the Reserve Bank of Australia will cut interest rates again when it meets on August 2. Core inflation, the focus of ...

American politics 'fully insane' while Australia is 'merely neurotic': O'Rourke

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎16 hours ago‎
Australian politics is "merely neurotic", whereas American politics is "fully insane". America has "gone completely around the bend," satirist P.J.
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Opals' Liz Cambage makes stand for diverse Australia

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎17 hours ago‎
Australia has a good chance to clinch gold in the women's basketball at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics but the nation is unlikely to win any medals for racial tolerance, according to outspoken Opals centre Liz Cambage.
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The Bachelor Australia 2016 contestants get a bit intense as Richie Strahan explains

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎11 hours ago‎
I actually caught up with Sam when I was over in Sydney, just a week ago, and to be honest, it was absolutely fantastic to have a chat to her.

The Indian Ocean is the cause of south Australia's wet winter

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎17 hours ago‎
If you live in southern Australia, you may have noticed it's been a rather wet couple of months. What you might not realise is the role that the tropical Indian Ocean has played in helping to create this weather.
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Tesla Powerwall: What's the verdict from the family who installed Australia's first unit?

ABC Online - ‎19 hours ago‎
In a bid to save money on his electricity bill, Nick Pfitzner joined the growing number of Australians who have installed home battery units.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Australia's women's rowing eight in late call-up

The Australian - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Australia's women's rowing eight crew has received confirmation of some most unexpected news: they are on a plane to the Rio Olympics after Russia was forced to withdraw several teams from the Games in the wake of the ongoing doping controversy.
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Vodafone Australia chief technology officer Benoit Hanssen to move on

The Australian Financial Review - ‎17 hours ago‎
Vodafone Hutchison Australia chief technology officer Benoit Hanssen will leave his role at the telecommunications company at the end of August to take up a new role within the Hutchison Group.
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banks take on Apple over digital wallets

The Australian Financial Review - ‎20 hours ago‎
Four of Australia's largest banks have asked the competition regulator for permission to join forces and collectively negotiate with Apple to get their own digital wallets onto iPhones.
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Elena and Matt: We're friends for life

NEWS.com.au - ‎10 hours ago‎
“We've gone every day of the MasterChef Australia journey together,” Elena says. “We met on the very first day of auditions.
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Rio Olympics 2016: How to watch in Australia - the dates, times and TV schedule

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
The Opening Ceremony will be held on August 5 at the famed Maracana Stadium, with the event to be broadcast into Australia from 7am (AEST) on August 6. The Olympics sign off on the final night of competition with the Closing Ceremony from 8am (AEST).

Drugs, explosives in mail can't be detected, Australia Post says

ABC Online - ‎18 hours ago‎
Australia Post says it lacks the legal authority and technology to detect illegal goods in the mail. The extraordinary admission was made in a letter written in response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request lodged by ABC News.
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