Australia's Quantas Airlines has ditched its 17-year alliance with British Airways to partner with Emirates Airline. That means its twice-daily 'kangaroo route' from Sydney to London will stop in Dubai instead of Singapore.
As Australia tries to confront continued growth among non-native species that are decimating its eco-system, naturalists are considering a back-to-basics approach to getting things in order. The dingoes and Tasmanian devils are native predators that may be reintroduced in a bid to keep invasive species at bay.
If you work in the natural resources industry, or happen to know how to pilot a fighter jet, Australia wants you. They're offering hundreds of thousands of dollars a year in pay, multi-year or even permanent work visas and they're taking their show on the world to attract applicants.
Are you an American plumber or electrician looking for work? Or perhaps a civil engineer? Want to possibly double your salary? One caveat with this job offer: You have to be willing to relocate 10,000 miles.
A gay rights activist was murdered outside of a bar last week in Halifax, Nova Scotia, after reportedly attempting to break up a fight between two men. Members of the community have come out to honor Raymond Taavel's memory.
The Economist magazine released its list of the world's most expensive cities this week. Cracking the top 10 were two Australian cities: Sydney and Melbourne. It's not just expensive to live there; it's expensive for tourists to visit.
About 70 percent of Australian adults gamble. Some say gambling Down Under has gotten out of hand. It's a contentious issue, one that could potentially topple a government. The World's Jason Margolis has more.