House prices are soaring in Australia's state capitals as all-time low interest rates and a lack of properties on the market drive up valuations. Six cities have seen record prices for the third quarter in a row, according to a report by real estate site Domain. It also said Sydney, Canberra, Hobart and Darwin have seen property values rise by over 20% in the last year.
National Gallery of Australia to return 13 stolen objects to India that it bought from disgraced art dealer Subhash Kapoor
"The decision to return the works is the culmination of years of research and due diligence," the Canberra museum says The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) in Canberra announced today that it has deaccessioned 16 Asian objects acquired from the disgraced art dealer Subhash Kapoor and his Manhattan gallery, Art of the Past.
Lockdown hit businesses must have a turnover of $75,000 to $250million NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet said 99 per cent of businesses would qualify But on Sunday, he had called on Canberra to revive JobKeeper wages scheme NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet is promising 99 per cent of businesses struggling with Sydney's extended lockdown will be able to get up to $100,000 a week from the government.
A QUIZ and social night is being held to raise funds for a community hall. The event will be taking place at Littlemoor Community Centre on Canberra Road at 7pm on Saturday, August 7 - with all funds raised going back to the running of the hall and its upkeep.
Exclusive: Diplomats have had multiple meetings in Canberra to discuss ways to engage with Australia on setting stronger climate targets European, British and American diplomats have met up to three times in Canberra over recent months to discuss how to encourage Australia to consider stronger cuts to its greenhouse gas emissions.
Keen to watch some of Australia’s most elite athletes compete for the gold in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics (which are confusingly still being called the 2020 Tokyo Olympics)? The Games, which run until August 8, are being broadcast on more than 40 channels across free-to-air television on Channel 7.
Threatened species scientific committee recommends that the birds be listed as endangered The gang-gang cockatoo, the animal emblem of the Australian Capital Territory, could soon be listed as a threatened species after the 2019-20 bushfire disaster reduced already declining population numbers by as much as a fifth. The threatened species scientific committee has recommended that the small cockatoo be listed as endangered due to the large drop in its population and the growing threat the birds face from the climate crisis and more frequent fires.
Australia secures 85 million Pfizer coronavirus booster shots next year and another 25 million in 2023 as record jabs are made this week - but the race is on the save the country from Delta
Prime Minister announces 60million Pfizer 'booster' doses will arrive next year A further 25million will arrive for 2023, in addition to 40million arriving this year Mr Morrison said 38 per cent of the population had now had at least one dose Labor frontbencher Bill Shorten said the news was better late than never
MELBOURNE, July 24 (Reuters) - Sydney will get 50,000 more doses of the Pfizer vaccine this week to battle its worsening COVID outbreak, Canberra said on Saturday, reversing a rebuff by the Australian government and other states the previous day of a plea for more supplies.
Sydney to be given tens of thousands of extra vaccine doses from Scott Morrison's 'emergency stockpile' after states refused Gladys' desperate plea to hand over their jabs
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian asked other states for 'spare' vaccine doses They all refused, with PM Scott Morrison delving into stockpile from Canberra Ms Berejiklian labelled outbreak a 'national emergency' after 136 Friday cases Sydney is set to be given tens of thousands of extra vaccines doses from Scott Morrison's 'emergency stockpile' after other states refused Gladys Berejiklian's desperate plea to hand over their jabs to NSW.
CANBERRA, July 23 (Reuters) - The Great Barrier Reef will not be added to a list of World Heritage Sites that are "in danger" after a U.N. panel on Friday agreed to defer a vote until 2022 amid intensive lobbying by Australia. A United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) committee last month recommended the Great Barrier Reef be classified as "in danger", drawing an angry response from Australia.
Snow has been recorded in parts of NSW and Queensland in the past 48 hours The mercury could drop to as low as zero in Canberra this weekend Showers have been predicted for Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth A bitter cold snap has resulted in a stunning snowfall 500km north of Sydney in the past 24 hours - with weekend rain predicted across most parts of the nation.
Sydney's fast-growing coronavirus outbreak has become a "national emergency," state leaders said Friday, as Australia's largest city reported another record number of new infections. Admitting a month-long lockdown had so far failed to stop a Delta-variant outbreak, the state of New South Wales pleaded for Canberra to urgently send more vaccines and resources.
Canberra [Australia], July 22 (ANI): The Cricket Australia board on Thursday confirmed that the Australian men's team will play a five-match T20 International series in Bangladesh next month. All matches will be played at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Dhaka from August 3 to August 9, as per the CA release.
Scott Morrison has appealed for Australia's expert immunisation panel to change its AstraZeneca vaccine age recommendation. But the prime minister insists he is following senior scientists' advice despite lobbying for changes from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation. ATAGI recommends the jab should be administered on people over 60 because of a link to extremely rare but serious blood clots.
2021 was supposed to be the year Gold Coast arrived as an NRL force. The big-money recruitment of powerhouse forward David Fifita and a promising finish to the 2020 campaign had hopes high the Titans would be the big improvers of the competition. Instead, with seven matches to play, the Titans are outside the top eight and on track for the worst defensive record in the club's history.
Prime Minister is isolating at The Lodge in Canberra ahead of parliament sittings The Project panellists said it wasn't encouraging states were still in lockdown South Australia, Greater Sydney, Orange in NSW and Victoria are all in lockdown Scott Morrison has been criticised for 'disappearing' during Australia's latest Covid-19 outbreaks by a host of The Project.