Driverless cars can't figure out kangaroos

Jul 21, 2017
The marsupial accounts for 80 percent of animal-related auto accidents in Australia.
Watch out for the kangaroos.
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My Economy: Battling U.S. immigration bureaucracy from Australia

Jun 16, 2017
After living in America for years, one Australian immigrant faces uncertainty about staying.
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Atlassian soars in IPO debut

Dec 11, 2015
The Australian enterprise has bucked the downward trend of many tech IPOs this year.

Western states scrambling for more firefighters

Aug 21, 2015
Wildfires are burning in 10 states, exhausting resources and manpower.

Toyota will stop making cars in Australia by 2017

Feb 10, 2014
A grim domino effect for car manufacturing in Australia.

Australia to Archer Daniels Midland: No

Nov 29, 2013
The Australian government blocks the American food-processing giant from acquiring Australia's biggest grain distributor
BBC World Service

Debt ceiling debate goes down under

Oct 23, 2013
Australia's debt ceiling debate didn't look too much like America's.

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Australians ahead of the curve when it comes to moving health care to the digital world

Oct 3, 2013
In Australia, digital medical records and other health care technologies have been in place for years.

What the U.S. could learn from Australia's student loan program

Jul 1, 2013
Bruce Chapman, economist at the Australian National University in Canberra discusses Australia's “study now/pay later” student loan formula.
BBC World Service

Australia's economy: The wonder down under

May 28, 2013
Why Australia is happy and booming.

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