Turkish court rejects Australia's request to extradite ISIS recruiter
A Turkish court rejected an Australian request to extradite a citizen it believes is a top recruiter for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, Australia's foreign minister said on Friday (July 20), in a setback for Canberra's efforts to prosecute him at home.
U.S. officials watching international outbreak; no illnesses here
Federal officials in the United States are investigating the supply chain of frozen vegetables linked to a deadly, international Listeria outbreak. Nine people in Europe and one in Australia who were infected with the outbreak strain have died. Food safety officials in Europe reported earlier this week that the implicated frozen vegetables had been distributed...
Neil Prakash: Turkey rejects extradition of Australian jihadist
A Turkish court says it will not send IS recruiter Neil Prakash to face terror charges at home.
NTT Australia posts AU$12.5m loss
The local arm of the Japanese conglomerate has reported a loss for the 12 months to March 31, 2018, paying no income tax in Australia as a result.
Would you choose to sleep with the fishes?
Councillors are considering a proposal for an underwater graveyard off Australia's Gold Coast.
My Health Record opt-outs will not sink system: Turnbull
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the government's My Health Record won't be sunk by large numbers of people opting out of the system.
Australia-led global push to tackle PCOS -- the principal cause of infertility in women
Australian led global guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of the primary cause of infertility in women will be published simultaneously in three international journals, supported by a suite of health professional and patient resources to improve health outcomes for women with PCOS.
Australia scientists develop 'world first' melanoma blood test
Australian researchers said Wednesday (July 18, 2018) they have developed a blood test for melanoma in its early stages, calling it a “world first” breakthrough that could save many lives. The scientists, from Edith Cowan University, said the new test could help doctors detect the skin cancer before it spreads through a person's body. “Patients who have their melanoma detected in its early stage have a five-year survival rate between 90 and 99 percent,” lead researcher Pauline Zaenker said in (...) -
Hawaiki subsea cable goes live
The privately owned subsea cable connecting Australia, New Zealand, and the United States has gone live.
James Packer: Australia tycoon quits boards citing mental healthOlder articles »
James Packer retreats from business life after a tumultuous period that affected him psychologically.