More Australia Articles

  • If emissions regulations hurt Australia, why do Democrats want them for America?

    Australia and the United States: Two different countries, two different governing political ideologies, and two differing strategies when it comes to energy and the environment.

  • Australia repeals maligned 2-year-old carbon tax

    SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's government repealed a much-maligned carbon tax on the nation's worst greenhouse gas polluters on Thursday, ending years of contention over a measure that became political poison for the lawmakers who imposed it. The Senate voted 39 to 32 to axe the 24.15 Australian...

  • Record settlement reached in Aussie wildfire suit

    SYDNEY (AP) — Survivors of one of Australia's deadliest wildfires are to be awarded nearly 500 million Australian dollars in a class-action settlement reached Tuesday, the largest such compensation in the nation's history. The fire killed 119 people and was the biggest in a series of blazes...

  • Sri Lankans win temporary reprieve from Australia

    SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's government promised Tuesday not to hand over a group of asylum seekers to the Sri Lankan government without three days' notice amid a court challenge and uproar from human rights groups. The government's pledge came during a High Court hearing held one day after...

  • Obama: Inability to pass gun control 'biggest frustration,' cites Australian gun crackdown as success story

    President Obama on Tuesday said the “biggest frustration” of his presidency is the country's unwillingness to enact gun control laws. He cited Australian gun control efforts, which included the compulsory buyback of semi-automatic rifles, as a successful model for reducing mass killings,...

  • National Park Service to promote America's LGBT history

    America’s national parks are about to add a new layer of storytelling to their mission: highlighting the achievements of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders. Building on President Obama's diversity demands, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday is set to begin the process of...



From the Weekly Standard

  • David Perdue Wins GOP Senate Nom in Georgia

    Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution  calls a "political shocker" by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in...

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  • Kingdom Come

    There are no copyrights on book titles. F. H. Buckley nevertheless shows remarkable audacity in borrowing The Once and Future King from T. H. White’s children’s classic, published in...

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  • A Glimpse of Our Health Care Future

    To what will Obamacare lead? If the administration’s health policies continue on their present trajectory, Obamacare will lead to some form of European-style single-payer national health system.

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