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US to take in Rohingya refugees while Australia closes its door to them   - 5/21/2015
Photo Credit: Voa News Thousands of Rohingya (Roh-hin-gah) Muslim minority people fled Myanmar (formerly Burma) to escape persecution and grinding poverty onboard rickety fishing boats with hopes
  
    



India's Strides Arcolab to buy some Australia drug assets from Aspen Pharmacare   - 5/21/2015
MUMBAI May 21 Indian drugmaker Strides Arcolab Ltd said on Thursday it has agreed to buy a generic drugs business in Australia from South Africa's Aspen Pharmacare Holdings Ltd for about A$380 million
  
    




VIVID SYDNEY SNEAK PEEK PHOTOS: The amazing water and light sculpture in Darling   - 5/21/2015
Vivid Sydney, the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, kicks off on Friday night, but for those who can’t wait, one of the crowd favourites, the laser-fountain water theatre in Darling
  
    



There's ant butter, bone marrow marmalade, cricket sprinkles and feral goat pies   - 5/21/2015
With so many people out there who don’t eat this or that — myself included — being a food rebel who eats everything is now a “thing”. At the TedX Sydney event hosted by the Sydney Opera House these
  
    



Here are all the Australian cars affected by the massive airbag recall   - 5/21/2015
Faulty airbags that can shoot out shrapnel are the reason 53 million cars, including more than 500,000 in Australia, are being recalled around the world. The global recall was issued after Japanese
  
    



Bizarre Voting Rights Proposal Knocked Back   - 5/21/2015
Special Minister of State, Senator the Hon. Michael Ronaldson, has dismissed calls from the Transport Workers' Union to give voting rights in federal elections to holders of temporary work visas. "As
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Largest fine in AUSTRAC's history | Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis   - 5/21/2015
AUSTRAC has issued a record fine to one of the world's largest remittance network providers for systemic contraventions of Australia's anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) laws.
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$120 million to support local community landcare projects   - 5/21/2015
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Finally there's a way to invest your pesky change in the stock market   - 5/21/2015
Small change, over time, can add up. But a dollar here and a dollar there doesn’t usually make it into our savings accounts, or investment plans. A joint venture between Instreet Investments and
  
    


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Domino's is looking for 3000 people to deliver pizzas with GPS tracking -- and is   - 5/21/2015
Australian fast food giant Domino’s says it wants staff to get fit delivering pizzas and is embarking on a massive expansion to hire 3000 people in Australia and New Zealand. The company is preparing
  
    



Why the editor of the Macquarie Dictionary just said 'charity f**k' in front of   - 5/21/2015
Charity f**k means to have sex with someone out of mercy or pity, and it’s a serious contender to end up being defined in the Macquarie Dictionary this year. Susan Butler, the dictionary’s editor,
  
    



Exodus From New Zealand to Australia Reverses After 24 Years   - 5/21/2015
Australia's warmer climate and higher wages have long lured droves of New Zealanders across the Tasman Sea with the aim of making a better life in the "lucky country." But with Australia's economy
  
    


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James Hardie shares are soaring on a share buyback   - 5/21/2015
Shares in James Hardie soared after the building products company announced a share buyback and a special dividend. The company will pay a second-half dividend of US 27 cents per share and a full year
  
    



VIDEO: The old-school barbershop is making a huge comeback around the world   - 5/21/2015
When the final episode of Mad Men went to air this week, no group were sadder to see the (short) back (and sides) of Don Draper than barbers. The Don Draper effect has seen a revival in classic barbershops
  
    



Stunning pictures of luminous plankton lighting up Tasmania, with bonus Aurora Australis   - 5/21/2015
An outbreak of bioluminescent plankton invading Tasmania’s Derwent River has given local photographers a couple of wild nights this week. Not only have the tiny glowing critters lit up the water in
  
    



The Latest on Rohingya: Australia won't take in migrants   - 5/21/2015
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Here’s what the 'para' part of Paralympics means and why everyone gets it wrong   - 5/21/2015
Many think the ‘para’ part of Paralympics means paraplegic or paralysed, but they would be wrong. Speaking at TedX Sydney today Dylan Alcott, a Paralympic gold medalist explained the word Paralympic
  
    



8 ways to avoid getting disrupted within your industry, according to Deloitte   - 5/21/2015
Speaking at the Daze of Disruption conference this week, Damien Tampling, a partner of Deloitte’s technology and media team, shared numerous tips and tricks for innovating within your business , as well
  
    



Neurosurgeon Charlie Teo thinks hope has a huge role to play in modern medicine   - 5/21/2015
Neurosurgeon Charlie Teo has thrown away many of the norms of medicine and rests on hope to make many of his treatment decisions. It’s a way of working which has landed him with the title of “cowboy”
  
    



The Latest on Rohingya: Australia Won't Take in Migrants   - 5/21/2015
2:20 p.m. (0420 GMT) Prime Minister Tony Abbott has ruled out Australia resettling any Rohingya refugees, warning that asylum seekers who take to boats must not be rewarded with a new life in a Western
  
    



Australia shares bounce as investors swoop on discounts after 2-month rout   - 5/21/2015
* James Hardie surges * Recovering after 2-month tumble (Adds analysis, quotes, stocks on the move) SYDNEY/WELLINGTON May 21 (Reuters) - Australian shares bounced higher on Thursday, defying falls
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Bunnings is killing it   - 5/21/2015
Wesfarmers held its strategy day this week, showcasing its businesses and talking about future plans. Many parts of the diverse Wesfarmers business are facing challenges. But one is doing just great:
  
    



Meet the French Billionaire Who Wants to Rule U.S. Cable   - 5/21/2015
Patrick Drahi is betting billions that he can thrive where a succession of fellow French tycoons have flopped: the United States. Drahi’s Altice SA is buying 70 percent of Suddenlink Communications
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Sydney Housing Boom Prompts Banks to Curb Mortgage Discounts   - 5/21/2015
(Bloomberg) -- Australian banks are scaling back discounts offered on mortgages to landlords amid a regulatory crackdown aimed at cooling the housing market. Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd.
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Best of Vivid Sydney 2015 (pictures)   - 5/21/2015
I'M SORRY, DAVE. I'm afraid I can't do that. HAL 9000  |  2001: A Space Odyssey 404 page error Let's face it, humans and technology don't always get
  
    
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