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  • Pay, pal

    Pay, pal

    Prime Minister Scott Morrison is currently legislating through the Australian parliament the News Platforms and Digital Media Mandatory Bargaining Code Bill which tries to level the playing field by ensuring that social media behemoths such as Facebook, Google, and others are not the sole big beneficiaries of the advertising revenue which the content they aggregate and push through on their platforms attracts while the media companies which have spent money, time, and effort on creating original content get shortchanged.

    February 24, 2021
  • Air quality of Melbourne ‘worst in the world’, authorities issue health warning

    Air quality of Melbourne ‘worst in the world’, authorities issue health warning

    The raging Australian bushfires have killed at least 28 people, burned over 10 million hectares of land, destroyed over 2,000 homes and pushed the continent's exclusive wildlife towards extinction.

    January 15, 2020
  • Australia could list Koalas as ‘endangered’ amid bushfire crisis

    Australia could list Koalas as ‘endangered’ amid bushfire crisis

    With 30 per cent of their habitat already been destroyed in the devastating bushfires, koalas, the herbivorous marsupial animal native to Australia, have become a big focus for the Australian government.

    January 13, 2020
  • Australia’s catastrophic bushfire brought under control after three months

    Australia’s catastrophic bushfire brought under control after three months

    The climate-change-fuelled fires have prompted an international outpouring and donations from around the world to help communities and animal populations.

    January 13, 2020
  • Australia to get $1.4 billion over two years to help recover from bushfires

    Australia to get $1.4 billion over two years to help recover from bushfires

    For the first time in Australian history, the government also deployed its medical assistance team, normally sent to other nations to lend support in the aftermath of their disasters to help evacuees.

    January 6, 2020