SMH: Under pressure, on edge
THE Coalition retains the narrowest 51-49 per cent two-party lead in a poll showing the election up for grabs and set to be decided by regional swings.
Travel Australia best beaches revealed. | Embrace Australia
A top survey has discovered ten of Australia’s best beaches favoured by holidaymakers and travellers from Australia.
AFP: Australia bank sees volatility, slow Asia growth
SYDNEY — Australia's central bank warned of continued global volatility and slowing Asian growth Friday, saying recent market turbulence related to Europe's debt fears had muddied the outlook.
Stimulus ‘served Australia well’ despite waste – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
One of the world's top economists says the fiscal stimulus package delivered in Australia during the global financial crisis was among the best designed in the world.
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AFL’s secret deal to see police files | News.com.au
A SECRET deal between Victoria Police and the AFL to share information about players, coaches and board members has stunned the football world.
Tips for long bus rides in Australia
Working in a backpackers hostel, I see people arrive after very long bus rides. Normally they arrive tired and a bit grumpy and bored, but occasionally some of them arrive in the best of spirits. After talking to all our backpackers, we have gathered together a list of tips for those ready to embark on bus trips along Australia's East Coast..or any long bus rides really.
She Goes – Travel for adventurous people :: Australia :: Road Twip!
Here’s the stuff that I thought was really fun in between Sydney, Wollongong and Burrill Lake.
Pygmy hippo baby makes public Taronga Zoo debut | News.com.au
TARONGA Zoo's youngest pygmy hippo calf has made her public debut a month after her birth.