The Australian recovered ground to trade little-changed on the day against its U.S. counterpart after slipping to an 11-year lows on Friday. The impact of the coronavirus epidemic in China, the biggest export market for Australia, has pressured the Aussie in recent sessions. The New Zealand dollar was similarly about flat on the day. … [Read more...] about FOREX-Dollar slips as data disappoints; yen rebounds on safe-haven demand
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'The trees are in their defence mode already, they've lost their canopy, they've lost their leaves, so they can't breath. So they've put suckers out from the base of the tree all the way up and it's new growth three weeks after a wildfire went through there.' … [Read more...] about REVEALED: How a top-secret firefighting mission miraculously saved Australia’s 200-MILLION-year-old ‘dinosaur trees’
Key points:Vicki Heydon came home to find a roll of paper towel on her bathroom vanity smoulderingShe says she had left a pair of glasses on the windowsill which focussed the sun's lightSA MFS says it is unusual, but not unheard of … [Read more...] about Refracted sunlight, reading glasses, paper towels almost leads to house fire say firies
A giant, carnivorous platypus with fearsome teeth once roamed the waterways of Australia, researchers have discovered.Obdurodon tharalkooschild, measured about a metre long, double the size of its modern-day equivalent.Riversleigh world heritage area in north-west Queensland. Suzanne Hand told Guardian Australia. "Young platypus have teeth but they then lose them in favour of horny pads in their mouths.an indigenous Australian creation story about the origin of the platypus, where a strong-willed female duck ignored her parents' warnings and was set upon by Bigoon, a water-rat, leading to unusual-looking offspring. … [Read more...] about Carnivorous giant platypus with sharp teeth once roamed Australia
Early stages: health screenings and travel bans The “initial action” response, when cases are first identified in Australia, is focused on “minimising transmission” and “managing initial cases”. It involves border measures such as health screenings at airports and ports, escalating to travel bans, which are currently in place for travellers from mainland China. … [Read more...] about How will Australia respond if the coronavirus outbreak becomes a pandemic?