australia

  1. Gordon_R

    David Eastman - Australian wrongfully jailed for 19 years wins payout

    https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-50038337
  2. Jamie McKane

    Australia and Singapore crack down on fake news

    Australia and Singapore crack down on fake news Governments in the Asia Pacific region are accelerating efforts to fight malicious use of online media, unveiling laws that make it easier to target websites which enable distribution of criminal or fraudulent content. Australia said it will...
  3. M

    Studying through UNISA from abroad

    Hi there Has anyone studied through UNISA from abroad? I will soon be moving to Australia, and thinking of studying through UNISA whilst there. What's really off-putting is that UNISA charges a foreign levy of almost 100% on all modules!! How has your experience been in terms of receiving your...
  4. Nod

    Tesla’s giant battery saved $40 million during its first year, report says

    Source: https://electrek.co/2018/12/06/tesla-battery-report/ More at the link ...
  5. Ivan Leon

    Toyota Hilux, Fortuner and Prado affected by air-intake system fault (Australia)

    Toyota’s reputation for reliability and suitability to Australian roads is being called into question following successive 4X4 Australia tests that uncovered a fault with the air intake system of the Hilux, Fortuner and Prado. During a recent outback adventure involving the new Hilux Rugged X –...
  6. Ivan Leon

    Ford Given Massive Fine In Australia Over Its Crappy PowerShift Transmission

    Ford’s PowerShift transmission has had a rough go of it since being introduced in 2010, mainly for being ****ty. It’s also been the subject of lawsuits and, now, a hefty 10 million Australian dollar fine handed out to Ford by the Australian government, which called the way Ford responded to...
  7. Nod

    Top 10 Worst Car Design & Engineering Abominations | Auto Expert John Cadogan | Aus

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlY80ICFaMQ I really enjoy this guys videos ...
  8. T

    Australia Tourist/Visitor Visa

    Hi All, I need to apply for a tourist visa to Australia to travel over this festive season or maybe in Jan. What visa centers/agencies out there can you suggest that are reliable and cheap? I am looking at Visas to Australia
  9. Jamie McKane

    Australian company launches cryptocurrency based on solar power

    Australian company launches cryptocurrency based on solar power An Australian company is introducing its own version of bitcoin that will let homeowners and businesses sell excess energy generated from their rooftop solar panels.
  10. Newsfeed

    Australian government proposes bill to regulate cryptocurrency

    Australian government proposes bill to regulate cryptocurrency Australia’s Parliament has posted an amendment to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act.
  11. Kevin Lancaster

    Australia to replace passports with biometric recognition system

    Australia to replace passports with biometric recognition system Australia plans to process travellers using biometric recognition of the face, iris, and fingerprints – replacing the current passport scanners and paper cards.
  12. SmellyCelly

    Passport enquiries

    I have a few questions and I was hoping someone had advice :) I need to book a flight in the next few months (to Brisbane for travel in April next year). Does anyone know when is the best time to book to get the best rate? Now or closer to the time? Secondly, I have an Australia...
  13. M

    Going to work in Australia

    Hi I am moving to Australia as part of a inter company transfer from south africa to australia. I am still keeping my property in south africa. I will need to pay my bond and levy as my tenant's rent wont cover the whole amount. How will i be able to transfer money from my new australian...
  14. M

    Australian Skilled Migration Visa and Australian Computer Society

    Has any of you peeps applied or started with the process of applying for the Skilled Migration Visa for Australia? Specifically, has any body gone through the process (or are going through the process) of registering and verifying the skills through ACS? What has your experiences been?
  15. Ivan Leon

    Ford Everest SUV Burns During Journalist's Test; No Repeatable Problems Found Yet

    http://truckyeah.jalopnik.com/journalists-ford-everest-burns-down-no-sign-of-widespr-1746676773#
  16. Kevin Lancaster

    New gadgets and gimmicks to keep us watching sport live on TV

    New gadgets and gimmicks to keep us watching sport live on TV How technology is improving live sports broadcasting, as written by The Conversation Australia.
  17. Kevin Lancaster

    Uber driver arrested for assault

    Uber driver arrested for assault An Uber driver was arrested in Melbourne Saturday after an alleged indecent assault on a 19-year-old female passenger
  18. Kevin Lancaster

    Grand Theft Auto 5 pulled for promoting violence against women

    Grand Theft Auto 5 pulled for promoting violence against women Australian retail giant Target said Thursday it would stop selling blockbuster video game “Grand Theft Auto V” over concerns that it encourages violence against women
  19. Kevin Lancaster

    Bitcoin is not a currency: Australia

    Australia does not view Bitcoin as currency Crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin should not be considered as money or a foreign currency when it comes to taxation, Australia’s tax authority ruled Wednesday
  20. Rouxenator

    First Ford, then Holden and now Toyota

    Seems the motor industry down under has received the final nail in its coffin. Ford will stop making its Falcon range at the end of 2016 as part of an internationalisation process. Holden will cease production in 2017 and now Toyota seems to be closing down manufacturing down under...
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