Category: Australia

Fatal attack reignites shark cull debate in Australia

Australia will consider all proposals to stop shark attacks after the death of a teenage girl, the government says. Laeticia Brouwer, 17, was fatally attacked by a shark on Monday while surfing in Western Australia (WA). It was the third deadly attack in the state within 12 months. Federal Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg said he […]

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Australia unveils major changes to citizenship process

Australia will make it more difficult to gain citizenship in a major overhaul of its migration process. Aspiring citizens will undergo tougher tests on their English language skills and ability to demonstrate “Australian values”, PM Malcolm Turnbull said. Applicants must also have completed four years as a permanent resident – three years longer than at […]

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