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China-Australia relations: review of trade pact with Canberra unlikely for now, Beijing source says

South China Morning Post 09 Dec 2020
... would mean that Beijing and Canberra are wasting an opportunity to talk about their trade disputes.
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Australia needs to show its sincerity: China Daily editorial

China Daily 29 Nov 2020
It is Canberra that needs to do some serious soul-searching on its hostile behavior and attitude towards its largest trading partner, as this is coloring its perceptions of trade between the two ... Instead of wasting time on pointing an accusing finger at China, Canberra should do more to repair ties.
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Twenty southern ACT suburbs affected as garbage strike rolls on

Canberra Times 05 Nov 2020
Twenty suburbs in Canberra's south will not have their waste collected at the kerbside next week due to industrial action ... .
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ASSANGE EXTRADITION: Australia Suddenly Cares About Its Journalists When They Get in Trouble in China

Consortium News 08 Sep 2020
Human rights are only ever a concern for member states of the U.S. empire — such as the home country of the WikiLeaks founder — when they can be leveraged against nations outside the power alliance, writes Caitlin Johnstone ... (Twitter) ... and U.K ... Canberra saw Australian journalists facing a potential injustice, and they wasted no time leaping to action ... .
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Australia to phase out waste exports, boost recycling

Arab News 28 Aug 2020
CANBERRA. The Australian government introduced legislation on Thursday that would phase out exports of waste plastic, paper, glass and tires beginning January next year ... Waste glass exports would be banned from Jan ... “It’s our waste ... Morrison said waste plastic was a key issue that he ...
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'Astounded': Community council calls for ban on waste centres at Fyshwick as recycling facility moves ahead

Canberra Times 09 Jul 2020
Residents in Canberra's inner south have called for a ban on future waste centres in Fyshwick, after the ACT government announced controversial plans for a new recycling centre could progress to the next stage ... .
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Ocean plastics returning to pollute Australian beaches: study

Xinhua 11 Mar 2020
CANBERRA, March 11 (Xinhua) -- Plastic waste from the ocean is washing up and increasing pollution on Australian beaches, researchers have found ... revealed that plastic waste in the ocean is making its way back to the Australian shore where it is trapped by coastal vegetation.
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Australian PM announces recycling boost

Xinhua 02 Mar 2020
CANBERRA, March 2 (Xinhua) -- Australian Prime Minister (PM) Scott Morrison has committed to significantly boosting the nation's recycling capacity. Speaking at the National Plastics Summit in Canberra on Monday, Morrison announced a three-point plan to ensure that Australia's waste is not "exported to someone's village or waterway.".
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In a bid to repair Pacific ties, Australia legislates greater recycling use

Yahoo Daily News 02 Mar 2020
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia will require government departments to use more recycled products, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday, as Canberra looks to repair ties with Pacific island nations despite a refusal to step up efforts on global warming ... this is such a big issue for our part of the world," Morrison said in a speech in Canberra.
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Government says Australia will no longer export plastic waste from July 1

The Daily Telegraph Australia 12 Feb 2020
The assistant minister for waste reduction and environmental management Trevor Evans speaks to the media in ...
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I feel sick thinking about being forced on to cashless welfare. It's so insulting

Yahoo Daily News 05 Feb 2020
Don’t worry Twiggy, my suggestions on how you can stop wasting money are on their way to you posthaste ... Imagine that your only form of income is at the whim and mercy of a few men and women in a room, whose daily accommodation budget for Canberra is more than what you get in a week.
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Blank Cheque For A Bad Plan: Canberra’s Nuclear Waste Problem Council Is South Australia’s Nightmare

New Matilda 18 Oct 2019
The process for establishing a national nuclear waste repository in remote South Australia is deeply flawed on numerous fronts, writes Dave Sweeney ... Radioactive waste management is a complex issue, but it need not be an intractable one ... Canberra’s Nuclear Waste Problem Council Is South Australia’s Nightmare appeared first on New Matilda.
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