Shares of Australian miner BHP jump 3% after news of nickel supply deal with Tesla

Shares of mining giant BHP Group jumped 3% in Australia on Thursday morning, after the company announced it will be supplying nickel to electric carmaker Tesla. In a statement on Thursday, BHP said one of its mines based in Western Australia, Nickel West, will be supplying the world’s largest electric vehicle maker with nickel, a… Continue reading Shares of Australian miner BHP jump 3% after news of nickel supply deal with Tesla

This $68 billion Australian city wants to become the next Silicon Valley

Travel up the sunny shores of Australia’s Gold Coast, 25 kilometers outside of Brisbane, and you’ll find Greater Springfield, a city that’s different by design. You may never have heard of it. Unsurprising; the city is not yet 30 years old. But that isn’t holding it back. In a few years, it could be the… Continue reading This $68 billion Australian city wants to become the next Silicon Valley

Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady in women’s final to win Australian Open

Japan’s Naomi Osaka beat America’s Jennifer Brady in the Australian Open final on Saturday morning, February 20, to win her fourth Grand Slam title. Osaka, 23, won 6-4 6-3 and has the enviable record of being unbeaten in major finals. Osaka won the first set when Brady, made bad errors in the game. Osaka then… Continue reading Naomi Osaka beats Jennifer Brady in women’s final to win Australian Open

Naomi Osaka beats Serena Williams again to deny her a shot at record-tying 24th major title at Australian Open

Naomi Osaka has just defeated Serena Williams to deny her a shot at record-tying 24th Grand Slam singles title at the 2021 Australian Open. The Japanese tennis star, 23, defeated her American opponent, 39, 6-3, 6-4 in the Australian Open semifinals at Rod Laver Arena on Thursday morning, February 18. Osaka, who also beat Williams… Continue reading Naomi Osaka beats Serena Williams again to deny her a shot at record-tying 24th major title at Australian Open

Exclusive: China to lose access to Australian space tracking station

China will lose access to a strategic space tracking station in Western Australia when its contract expires, the facility’s owners said, a decision that cuts into Beijing’s expanding space exploration and navigational capabilities in the Pacific region. The Swedish Space Corporation (SSC) has had a contract allowing Beijing access to the satellite antenna at the… Continue reading Exclusive: China to lose access to Australian space tracking station

Chris Hemsworth Crashes Australian Weather Forecast, Shocks Anchors

Turns out, the God of Thunder is excellent at presenting the weather forecast! Chris Hemsworth shocked viewers and anchors of Australia’s The Today Show over the weekend when he crashed the outdoor weather report from Scone, Australia.  “I’m in the horse capital of Australia, but I was yet to find a horse, so I thought… Continue reading Chris Hemsworth Crashes Australian Weather Forecast, Shocks Anchors

AUSTRALIAN COP FLUNG TRYING TO CLING TO CAR DOOR… During Crazy Getaway

One Australian cop can now say he does his own stunts — because that’s exactly what it looked like as he went flying through the air trying to stop a guy who allegedly jacked a car. A Victoria police officer got roped into an action movie scene late last week in Melbourne, while attempting to… Continue reading AUSTRALIAN COP FLUNG TRYING TO CLING TO CAR DOOR… During Crazy Getaway

Little brown girl’: Australian Biden-Harris cartoon sparks furore

A cartoon in Australia’s biggest national newspaper drew condemnation on Friday as being racist for portraying U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden describing his new running mate, Kamala Harris, as “this little brown girl”. The cartoon by Johannes Leak in Rupert Murdoch’s The Australian newspaper, known for its conservative views, depicted a beaming Biden saying… Continue reading Little brown girl’: Australian Biden-Harris cartoon sparks furore