Students banned from using cell phones at school in Australian state

(CNN)A restriction on cellular phones in class was revealed in the Australian state of Victoria on Wednesday. But there have actually been some issues. The Australian Education Union Victoria stated in a declaration that while it supports the restriction: “We can’t forget the advantages that innovation, consisting of smart phones, can give high quality mentor […]

Australia introduces tough penalties for social media companies which fail to remove violent content

Australia has actually presented harder laws for social networks business and their executives. Image: Florian Gaertner/Getty Images Australia has actually revealed harder charges on social networks platforms to guarantee they act upon violent material. The laws threaten executives of social networks business with prison, and fines put on these business if they stop working to […]

Ambulance officers stopped at McDonald’s for a dying man’s wish: A caramel sundae

Two Australian ambulance officers have actually been applauded for a kind, yet easy act for a passing away guy. As per a Facebook post by the Queensland Ambulance Service, 72-year-old Ron McCartney travelled to medical facility for palliative care recently. SEE ALSO: This viral Twitter story is the ideal suggestion that it’s never ever far […]

World Bank launches first bond instrument built on a blockchain with the Australian Bank

The World Bank has actually introduced the very first bond on a blockchain with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia. The A$ 110 million ($87 million) bond-i (blockchain run brand-new financial obligation instrument) so called, I’m presuming, since of Australia’s well known Bondi Beach (lenders have the funnies!) is the very first bond to be developed, […]

After plastic bag panic, do Australians actually care about the environment?

(CNN)It’s right there in the Australian nationwide anthem– “Our land is plentiful in nature’s presents, of appeal unusual and abundant.” Study reveals melting of Antarctica is accelerating In 2012, Gillard’s carbon rate was consulted with furious opposition following its passage, consisting of demonstrations with banners with motto like “ditch the witch,” and it was overruled […]