Further interest rate cuts by the Reserve Bank of Australia would do little to boost the economy as the power of monetary policy easing is limited, a former governor of the bank told the Weekend Australian on Saturday.
A winged beast dubbed the “iron dragon” soared above Australia during the age of dinosaurs, hunting fish in rivers and lakes, according to scientists who found that continent’s most complete fossil representing the flying reptiles called pterosaurs.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is slated to visit India in January next year at the invitation of his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and will deliver the inaugural address at the Raisina Dialogue 2020 in New Delhi.
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg defended his decision to encrypt the company’s messaging services, despite concerns about its impact on child exploitation and other criminal activity.
Australian prosecutors need government permission before they can file charges against local journalists, Attorney General Christian Porter said on Monday.
The little town of Guyra in eastern Australia lies next to a freshwater lagoon just half a day’s drive from Sydney, but its drinking water is due to run dry in 400 days’ time.
Australian swimmers may not be able to knock great rivals United States off the perch in Tokyo next year but will definitely better their own hauls from the last two Olympic Games, triple Olympic champion Stephanie Rice has told Reuters.
Australia’s consumer regulator said on Friday it planned to strengthen banking code amendment proposals given by a banking sector body, as it sought to adopt suggestions from an inquiry into misconduct in the country’s financial sector.
An Australian maker of drones used to spot sharks near surf beaches has partnered with online retailer Amazon.com Inc and other firms to create a drone service that could protect tourists from crocodiles in holiday destinations.
Legislators in Australia’s most populous state voted on Thursday to decriminalize abortion after a fractious debate that threatened to divide the conservative government of New South Wales.
Australian shares are poised to open higher on Thursday, tracking an upbeat Wall Street session, after U.S. President Donald Trump said a trade deal with China could happen sooner than expected.
Australian shares are likely to open lower on Wednesday, tracking a dismal Wall Street session as a push for the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump heightens political risks, while falling iron ore and oil prices are set to hurt index heavywe
Global trade rules are “no longer fit for purpose” and must be changed to accommodate China’s new status as a developed economy, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in a major foreign policy speech in the United States.