Australian News Headlines: February 24, 2021

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Some Australian states ease curbs on dancing after weeks of no COVID cases

… after the state, which accounts for a third of Australia’s population… Australia from Friday. Dancing will be now allowed at smaller venues…

February 23, 2021 10:11pm EST

Australian lawmakers expected to pass amendments to Facebook, Google law

… media platform. Australia’s Senate began debating the amendments…

February 23, 2021 09:58pm EST

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Australian lawmakers expected to pass amendments to Facebook, Google law

… media platform. Australia’s Senate began debating the amendments…

February 23, 2021 09:48pm EST

UPDATE 2-NZ central bank keeps rates unchanged, flags economic uncertainties

… rates next year,” Ben Udy, Australia & New Zealand Economist at Capital…

February 23, 2021 08:48pm EST

Australian shares fall as commodity rally loses steam

… dented the metal’s appeal. Newcrest Mining, Australia’s largest listed…

February 23, 2021 08:06pm EST

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian stocks open lower on inflation fears

…. In early Asia trade, Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was down 0.5%, South Korea’s…

February 23, 2021 08:00pm EST

Analysis: Aussie cannabis firms go capital light as they roll into Europe

… limited largely to just the prescription market (in Australia), exports… Australia. New South Wales-based BOD, valued at just $37 million…

February 23, 2021 06:10pm EST

ANALYSIS-Aussie cannabis firms go capital light as they roll into Europe

… limited largely to just the prescription market (in Australia), exports… of BOD Australia. New South Wales-based BOD, valued at just $37 million…

February 23, 2021 06:00pm EST

Alone in locked down London, fleeing Hong Kongers seek new life

… of them are considering to go to Canada, to Taiwan, Australia. But I…

February 23, 2021 05:57pm EST

Alone in locked down London, fleeing Hong Kongers seek new life

… of them are considering to go to Canada, to Taiwan, Australia. But I…

February 23, 2021 05:57pm EST

Australia’s Viva Energy posts annual loss as pandemic hits demand

…(Reuters) – Australian fuel supplier Viva Energy Group on Wednesday reported a full-year loss compared with a profit last year, hurt…

February 23, 2021 05:46pm EST

CORRECTED-Australia shares set to track Wall Street lower; NZ dips

… (Corrects 4th paragraph to say ‘New Zealand’, not Australia’s

February 23, 2021 05:32pm EST

Australia’s Woolworths warns of slowing sales growth after first-half profit surge

Australia’s largest supermarket chain post a 28% jump in the first-half profit…

February 23, 2021 05:27pm EST

Australia, Qatar pull out of 2021 Copa America – CONMEBOL

…(Reuters) – Australia and Qatar, the two non-South American sides… by Argentina and Colombia in June and July. “Qatar and Australia

February 23, 2021 04:54pm EST

‘X-Files’, ‘Lost’ in Mickey’s clubhouse as Disney+ Star lands in Europe, Canada

… titles from across studios to viewers in Europe, Canada, Australia, New…

February 23, 2021 03:45pm EST

Exclusive: French antitrust investigators say Google breached its orders on talks with news publishers – sources

… news from its services in Australia over a draft law there that would…

February 23, 2021 02:52pm EST

EXCLUSIVE-French antitrust investigators say Google breached its orders on talks with news publishers -sources

… in Australia over a draft law there that would mandate arbitration…

February 23, 2021 02:47pm EST

Canada, Australia agree to coordinate efforts to ensure web giants pay for news: statement

…OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison spoke on Tuesday and agreed…

February 23, 2021 02:27pm EST

EXCLUSIVE-French antitrust investigators say Google breached its orders on talks with news publishers – sources

… its services in Australia over a draft law there that would mandate…

February 23, 2021 01:59pm EST

Canada, Australia agree to coordinate efforts to ensure web giants pay for news – statement

…OTTAWA, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison spoke on Tuesday and agreed…

February 23, 2021 01:55pm EST

Australia, Qatar pull out of 2021 Copa America – CONMEBOL

…(Reuters) – Australia and Qatar, the two non-South American sides… by Argentina and Colombia in June and July. “Qatar and Australia

February 23, 2021 01:29pm EST

Facebook ‘refriends’ Australia after changes to media laws

… from here on.” Australia and the social media group had been locked… media site in coming days. “Facebook has refriended Australia

February 23, 2021 09:10am EST

Reaction to Facebook agreeing a concession deal with Australia on media bill

… displayed on their platforms. Following are comments from Facebook, Australia…, with Australia having taken the lead and pushing for a global…

February 23, 2021 09:10am EST

QUOTE BOX-Reaction to Facebook agreeing a concession deal with Australia on media bill

… are comments from Facebook, Australia and analysts, with newest comments… intellectual property. “This will change, with Australia having taken the lead…

February 23, 2021 09:10am EST

UPDATE 5-Facebook ‘refriends’ Australia after changes to media laws

… from here on.” Australia and the social media group had been locked… media site in coming days. “Facebook has refriended Australia

February 23, 2021 08:08am EST

Lloyd’s insurer Brit says it will not insure Adani coal mine

… similar pledges. Carmichael has provoked controversy in Australia with its…

February 23, 2021 07:14am EST

Lloyd’s insurer Brit says it will not insure Adani coal mine

… similar pledges. Carmichael has provoked controversy in Australia

February 23, 2021 07:00am EST

Alphabet in talks with Spanish publishers to bring Google News back, sources say

… publishers and politicians last week after blocking people in Australia…, the main grievance for Facebook in Australia, so their implementation could…

February 23, 2021 06:08am EST

CORRECTED-Alphabet in talks with Spanish publishers to bring Google News back, sources say

… and politicians last week after blocking people in Australia from… grievance for Facebook in Australia, so their implementation could pave…

February 23, 2021 06:01am EST

Factbox: Australia, Facebook strike compromise deal in spat over media content

… are considering whether to follow Australia’s lead in challenging big… The deal came as Australia agreed a series of changes to the original…

February 23, 2021 06:01am EST

Asia Distillates-Jet cracks weaken, front-month contango widens

… seats in Australia were down 56.4% year-on-year in the week to Feb. 22…

February 23, 2021 05:41am EST

QUOTE BOX-Reaction to Facebook agreeing a concession deal with Australia on media bill

…, Australia and analysts: JOSH FRYDENBERG, AUSTRALIA’S TREASURER… “There is no doubt that Australia has been a proxy battle for the world. I have…

February 23, 2021 05:30am EST

Factbox: Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

… recommendation for the government to approve the vaccine. * Australia

February 23, 2021 05:20am EST

FACTBOX-Latest on the worldwide spread of the coronavirus

… to approve the vaccine. * Australia will ramp up its immunisation drive…

February 23, 2021 05:11am EST

Australia’s AMP close to agreeing joint venture with Ares: source

…By Paulina Duran SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia’s AMP Ltd…. Its wealth management businesses in Australia and New Zealand…

February 23, 2021 04:58am EST

Australia’s AMP close to agreeing joint venture with Ares -source

…By Paulina Duran SYDNEY, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Australia’s AMP Ltd…. Its wealth management businesses in Australia and New Zealand…

February 23, 2021 04:56am EST

GLOBAL MARKETS-Commodities rally, stocks steady, yields off highs

… benchmark by 0.6%. In Asia, the rally in commodities lifted Australia’s

February 23, 2021 04:54am EST

FACTBOX-Australia, Facebook strike compromise deal in spat over media content

…, which are considering whether to follow Australia’s lead in challenging… The deal came as Australia agreed a series of changes to the original…

February 23, 2021 04:22am EST

UPDATE 3-Australia’s SEEK to split, co-founder Bassat to run investment business

… and Shruti Sonal Feb 23 (Reuters) – Australia’s SEEK Ltd plans to split… operations head and former Commonwealth Bank of Australia boss Ian…

February 23, 2021 03:53am EST

FOREX-Dollar hits six-week low as traders prepare for Powell

…, Commonwealth Bank of Australia currency analyst in Sydney, said he thought…

February 23, 2021 03:34am EST

‘X-Files’, ‘Lost’ in Mickey’s clubhouse as Disney+ Star lands in Europe, Canada

… titles from across studios to viewers in Europe, Canada, Australia

February 23, 2021 03:00am EST

Rescuers monitor whale pod off New Zealand amid rebeaching fears

Australia are hotspots for mass whale strandings, owing to large… beaching in modern history was recorded in Australia, also last year…

February 23, 2021 02:44am EST

Former Australian PM Turnbull joins Fortescue’s green unit

… low-cost green energy globally. Forrest is also Australia’s second…

February 23, 2021 02:22am EST

Former Australian PM Turnbull joins Fortescue’s green unit

… low-cost green energy globally. Forrest is also Australia’s second…

February 23, 2021 02:11am EST

Facebook says Australian rule changes allow it to choose publishers

…SYDNEY (Reuters) – Changes to media rules proposed by Australia

February 23, 2021 01:58am EST

Australia a ‘proxy battle’ for world on news media code, says Treasurer

…SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia has been a “proxy battle… to a proposed law. Australia and the social media group have been locked…

February 23, 2021 01:56am EST

S.Africa’s Bidcorp first half profit hit by COVID-19 second wave

… operations in Australia, New Zealand and China have given us confidence…

February 23, 2021 01:48am EST

UPDATE 1-S.Africa’s Bidcorp first half profit hit by COVID-19 second wave

… markets, our operations in Australia, New Zealand and China have given us…

February 23, 2021 01:41am EST

UPDATE 1-Shrugging off COVID-19, HeidelbergCement saw good start to 2021

… in the USA, Australia, India and Italy. I am also confident about private…

February 23, 2021 01:24am EST

HeidelbergCement saw good start to 2021, 2020 profits up 6%

… programmes, for example in the USA, Australia, India and Italy. I am also…

February 23, 2021 01:00am EST

Commodity rally helps Australia shares close nearly 1% higher

…* Higher oil prices on output slump benefit energy shares * Copper prices continue to strengthen on tight supply * Tech stocks track Wall…

February 23, 2021 12:56am EST

Australia a ‘proxy battle’ for world on news media code, says Treasurer

…SYDNEY, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Australia has been a “proxy battle… to a proposed law. Australia and the social media group have been…

February 23, 2021 12:44am EST

Australia’s APA Group widens U.S. acquisition hunt beyond gas to power grid

…By Sonali Paul MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australia’s biggest gas… more than A$1 billion between 2021 and 2023 on projects in Australia

February 23, 2021 12:25am EST

Facebook says Australian rule changes allow it to chose publishers

… by Australia will allow Facebook Inc to choose if news remains on the platform…

February 23, 2021 12:00am EST

FOREX-Dollar hits six-week low as focus turns to Powell

… up the downside,” said Commonwealth Bank of Australia currency…

February 22, 2021 11:43pm EST

Australia says Facebook to restore pages after changes to landmark legislation

… content. Australia and Facebook have been locked in a stand-off…

February 22, 2021 11:23pm EST

Australia says Facebook to restore pages after changes to landmark legislation

… for news content. Australia and Facebook have been locked in a stand-off…

February 22, 2021 11:16pm EST

Australia, NZ dollars hover near multi-year highs amid commodity boom

…. Ten-year bond yields in Australia fell four basis points to 1.55…

February 22, 2021 10:54pm EST

Australia closer to passing watershed Google, Facebook laws

…By Colin Packham CANBERRA, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Australia’s lawmakers…. Australia, however, has vowed no further amendments will be made…

February 22, 2021 10:23pm EST

ATP roundup: Nicolas Jarry rallies for win in Cordoba

… Daniel and Australia’s Alexei Popyrin. –Field Level Media …

February 22, 2021 10:12pm EST

Australia to ramp up COVID-19 vaccination drive as more doses arrive

…SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australia will ramp up its COVID-19… to locally produce the AstraZeneca vaccine. Australia on Monday began mass…

February 22, 2021 09:53pm EST

Australia says no further Facebook, Google amendments as final vote nears

…By Colin Packham CANBERRA (Reuters) – Australia will not alter… neared a final vote on whether to pass the bill into law. Australia

February 22, 2021 09:17pm EST

Factbox: Where Australia’s landmark news content legislation stands

… are considering whether to follow Australia’s lead in challenging big…. WHAT NEXT? Australia’s government does not have a majority in the Senate…

February 22, 2021 09:17pm EST

FACTBOX-Where Australia’s landmark news content legislation stands

… are considering whether to follow Australia’s lead in challenging big…? Australia’s government does not have a majority in the Senate so…

February 22, 2021 09:08pm EST

Australia to ramp up COVID-19 vaccination drive as more doses arrive

…SYDNEY, Feb 23 (Reuters) – Australia will ramp up its COVID-19… to locally produce the AstraZeneca vaccine. Australia on Monday began mass…

February 22, 2021 08:06pm EST

FOREX-Dollar pinned near six-week low as focus turns to Powell

… Commonwealth Bank of Australia currency analyst Joe Capurso in Sydney…

February 22, 2021 07:56pm EST

Australia shares trade flat as tech slide offsets commodity gains

…* Tech stocks eye worst day in nearly a month * Energy stocks set for best day in nearly six weeks * Mining stocks hit highest since Jan. 8…

February 22, 2021 07:52pm EST

Australia’s Macquarie to team up with Aware Super for $2.71 billion Vocus buyout

…(Reuters) – Australia’s Vocus Group said on Tuesday Macquarie’s…

February 22, 2021 07:44pm EST

Microsoft teams up with EU publishers amid Facebook’s Australian spat

… and Australia. The EU’s 2019 overhauled copyright rules, which force Alphabet… Microsoft News. Facebook last week imposed a news ban in Australia

February 22, 2021 07:41pm EST

FACTBOX-Where Australia’s landmark social media legislation stands

…, no amendments have been approved. WHAT NEXT? Australia’s government does… of the legislation after the third reading, it must go to Australia’s

February 22, 2021 07:33pm EST
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