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Australia to toughen foreign investment rules

Canberra, Policenama Online -  Australia is seeking to toughen its foreign investment regulations to protect its assets from an overseas entity if it threatens national security, the government said on Friday.The reform will give more power…

Australians face fines for returning to workplaces

Canberra, Policenama Online -  Australians in the state of Victoria could face fines if they return to their workplaces from June 1 under the new COVID-19 rules announced on Friday.State Premier Daniel Andrews explained that the working…

Almost 600,000 jobs cut in Australia last month

Canberra, Policenama Online -  Almost 600,000 Australians lost their jobs in April with thousands of businesses closed due to the ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, official figures revealed on Thursday.The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)…

Australia to reopen restaurants, cafes in first phase

Canberra, Policenama Online -  The Australian government on Friday announced that it will allow the reopening of small cafes and restaurants in the first of three stages established in the plan for economic resumption paralyzed by the…

COVID-19 tracing app not mandatory for Aussies: PM

Canberra, Policenama Online - Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday that the government's COVID-19 contact tracing smartphone application will not be mandatory.Morrison said that the app, which will help health…

Koalas could be endangered due to bushfires: Minister

Canberra, Policenama Online - Australian Minister of Environment Sussan Ley on Monday warned that koalas could be listed as an endangered species as a result of the devastating bushfires that have killed thousands of the animal.Ley and…

Neighbouring galaxy is violent, say researchers

Canberra, Policenama Online - Australian researchers have found that Andromeda, our neighbouring large galaxy, has a history of eating galaxies going back 10 billion years. International research published on Thursday, which was co-led by…