Australia Travel News 03/07/2011
Australia’s second wettest summer on record | The Daily Telegraph
ONE of the strongest La Niña's on record has ensured summer 2010-11 has been the second wettest on record for Australia.
Egg farmers join dairy farmers in supermarkets’ milk price war | News.com.au
FIRST came the milk war — now the nation's egg farmers have joined the dairy industry to battle the major supermarket chains over heavy discounting of free range eggs.
Australia lags behind Thailand on women bosses – study | Herald Sun
AUSTRALIA has more women in senior management jobs than the global average, but it is still streets behind the world's forerunner, Thailand.
World Cup 2011: Michael Hussey called up for World Cup | ESPN Cricinfo
Michael Hussey's World Cup dream has been realised after the selectors named him as the replacement player for the injured Doug Bollinger. However, they have decided to cover all their bases by flying Dirk Nannes to India to train with the squad as a standby player, in case of an unexpected injury or illness in their bowling stocks.
A Small Slice of Sassy Sydney | Wandering Educators
Sydney has a beauty that is simply acknowledged in a sentence. Such as “Sydney has a simply stunning setting, full stop”. Or otherwise it is the subject of a voluminous and much-pictured book!
Disasters make you stronger:Grylls | Northern Star
TELEVISION host and seasoned adventurer Bear Grylls says the floods in Queensland and the Christchurch earthquake will make people stronger.
Carbon-taxed PM to address US Congress | Smh.com.au
JULIA GILLARD is off on her first visit to Washington as Prime Minister as the United States watches Australia's move to introduce a carbon price.
Don’t believe the reports on Australian house values | Smh.com.au
ARE they all wrong? The IMF, the OECD and now, ladies and gentlemen, those anonymous analysts at The Economist who have branded Australia ''the most overvalued housing market in the world''?
Diver dies in Clean Up Australia event | Herald Sun
A MELBOURNE man doing his bit for Clean Up Australia Day has died after getting into trouble while scuba diving.
Sri Lanka v Australia, World Cup 2011 | Cricket News | ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 | ESPN Cricinfo
Sri Lanka are toying with the idea of throwing in all three of their spinners into the XI for their match against Australia on Saturday, which is expected to see a full house of 35,000 spectators at the R Premadasa Stadium.
Gluten-Free Restaurants in Sydney, Australia | Travel Tips – USATODAY.com
Visitors who adhere to a strict gluten-free diet won't be left hanging in Sydney, because several fine dining establishments and even local burger joints serve up a range of gluten-free dishes all over the Harbor City.
The Beer is Out of This World! Oz Firms Develop Drink for Space Tourism
Two companies in Australia have developed a beer that can be safely consumed in space.