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Last updated: Sunday, February 26, 2017 3:10:06 PM

Australian state to enforce penalties for smoking
Sydney, Feb 1 (IANS) Changes to Australia's Queensland state smoking laws went into effect on Wednesday, putting restrictions on anyone lighting up in National Parks and public spaces.

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 4:08:03 PM

Australia's stop-gap skipper Wade injured, out of New Zealand tour
Sydney, Feb 1 (IANS) Australia's stand-in skipper Matthew Wade was on Wednesday ruled out of the Chappell-Hadlee One-Day International (ODI) series against New Zealand due to a back injury.

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 1:30:05 PM

Human activities damaging over 100 World Heritage sites: Study
Sydney, Jan 31 (IANS) Most of the over 100 natural World Heritage sites that are being severely damaged by expanding human infrastructure and land use are in Asia, a new study has warned.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 1:42:07 PM

Talk with Simmons convinced Law W. Indies coach job was right
Brisbane, Jan 30 (IANS) Newly-appointed West Indies coach Stuart Law has said a conversation with his predecessor Phil Simmons helped convince him he had made the right decision to link up with the Caribbean side.

Monday, January 30, 2017 2:56:03 PM

Australian tech industry lashes out at Trump's new visa rules
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Leading Australian technology companies are livid after US President Donald Trump recently announced changes to visa laws. They are petitioning with the Australian government to act, a media report said on Monday.

Monday, January 30, 2017 11:12:04 AM

NBA to back Australian baller over visa concerns
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) The recent visa changes implemented by US President Donald Trump has led to wide-ranging consequences, with Australian NBA player Thon Maker, under threat of being affected due to his Sudanese origin.

Monday, January 30, 2017 10:58:03 AM

Australia's 1st female High Court Chief Justice sworn in
Canberra, Jan 30 (IANS) Australia's first female Chief Justice of the High Court was officially sworn in at a ceremony in Canberra on Monday, a media report said.

Monday, January 30, 2017 10:06:04 AM

Australia honours 4 Indian-origin persons with awards
Canberra, Jan 27 (IANS) Australia has honoured four Indian-origin persons here with its civilian awards for their contributions in the field of medicine and work towards the community, a media report said.

Friday, January 27, 2017 5:20:04 PM

Smith ruled out of New Zealand tour due to ankle injury
Sydney, Jan 27 (IANS) Australian skipper Steve Smith has been ruled out of the upcoming three-match Chappell-Hadlee trophy series against New Zealand after suffering an ankle injury in the fifth One-Day International (ODI) cricket match against Pakistan.

Friday, January 27, 2017 1:14:04 PM

3 at large after Australian prison break
Sydney, Jan 26 (IANS) Three offenders who escaped from an Australian youth justice centre remained at large, police said on Thursday.

Thursday, January 26, 2017 7:36:04 AM

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