A Queensland gas company plans to begin fracking at two exploratory wells near the Adani Carmichael mine site later this year, with production to commence "early".

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Australia Post is extending its streamlined, flat-rate pricing scheme that will deliver big savings for customers out in the boondocks of in rural and regional Australia.

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German auto giant Volkswagen has reached an agreement with Australia to compensate about 100,000 owners of VW, Audi, or Skoda cars in the global emissions test scandal.

China conducted a cyber-attack on Australia's parliament and three largest political parties before the election in May, according to multiple sources cited by the Reuters news agency.

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Lawmakers in Argentina approved draft legislation to create and distribute emergency food supplies for the poorest citizens to combat a worsening economic crisis.

Some US states are ready to accept a big pharmaceutical company's settlement offer to pay for damage caused by the opioid prescription drug abuse epidemic, while others call it "insultingly weak".

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California lawmakers approved a sort of bill of rights for workers in the so-called "gig economy", which could force companies like Lyft and Uber to reclassify them from contractors to employees.

Californians are getting some help the Golden State's legendary housing problems from the state legislature's approval of rent control legislation.  Governor Gavin Newsom, often touted as a future US presidential contender, says he will sign the bill.

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Google's Project Wing will inaugurate its new drone delivery service in two suburbs of Crestmead and Marsden, Queensland, likely before the end of the month.

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade says it is working to help the families of three Australians who have been detained by authorities in Iran.

The operator of the crippled Fukushima nuclear reactor says it may have to dump contaminated, radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean because there isn't much storage space left at the scene of the disaster.

"We are burning up our future - literally," said UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet about the world's climate crisis, which she calls a "rapidly growing and global threat to human rights".

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