Australia Travel News 09/20/2010
Sky News: Housing rents gobble up rise in pension
Australians on the single pension will receive an extra $15 a fortnight from Monday but public housing rents are set to gobble that up.
Sky News: Little Lucy’s uncertain future
The future of a 19-day-old baby remains unclear after both of her parents were killed in a car accident.
Sky News: Arson attack costs Salvos $10,000
The Salvation Army is urging people not to leave donations and rubbish outside their stores after another arson attack has cost the charity $10,000.
AUD | Australian dollar | Disappointment risk: Aussie dollar ‘27% overvalued’
Australia's dollar, this quarter's best performing major currency, is now the most overvalued.
ABC Sport – Cricket’s image damaged: Ponting
Australia captain Ricky Ponting admits cricket's image has been battered by the latest allegations of match fixing and he has urged the ICC to deal with the issue as expediently as possible.
Kevin Rudd gets the big tick from Barack Obama | The Australian
Over the weekend, the Obama administration pulled out all stops to demonstrate how seriously it takes Rudd, and by extension Australia.
Australia trailing world in climate policy | Herald Sun
AUSTRALIA is trailing the rest of the world in climate change policy and risks becoming uncompetitive, a leading climate change economist says.
Major airline targets Australia for massive Chinese tourist boom
CHINA'S biggest airline says it is punting its future on a boom in Chinese tourists to Australia, starting with a fourfold increase in direct flights.
The Unknown Art Oasis in the Outback of New South Wales | Landlopers
The plan was to make it out to Broken Hill, a good 15 hour drive west of Sydney. As you can imagine, by not choosing one of the cheap flights in Australia to get there, it was a very long ride.
Australian Rules Football | AFAR Blog
Forget the genteel “Cricket” in the name—from March through to the Grand Final on September 25, the Melbourne Cricket Ground is the bone-snapping proving grounds for Australian Rules Football.