Australia

Australia In Recession For First Time In Three Decades

(CNN) - Australia is seeing its first recession in nearly three decades. The country's GDP contracted 7% compared to the previous quarter, marking two consecutive periods of decline and the largest drop seen since records began in 1959. Australia…

Qantas Australia To Cut 2500 More Jobs

(CNN) - Another 2,500 jobs are on the line for the Australian airline Qantas as it struggles to bounce back amid the devastating coronavirus pandemic. In a press release issued Tuesday, Qantas announced changes to its hiring strategies for…

Great Barrier Reef Experiences Most Bleaching Ever

(CNN) - Scientists say Australia's Great Barrier reef has just taken another hit from climate change. The reef has experienced what they call its most widespread "bleaching event" on record. They say the phenomenon started last month and stretched…

Elton John Announces He Has Pneumonia On Tour

(CNN) - Elton John says he is battling pneumonia . The British singer announced he was diagnosed with walking pneumonia while on tour in Auckland, New Zealand, on Sunday. On social media, the 72-year-old singer said he gave Sunday's…

Jeff Bezos Slammed Over Australia Donation

(CNN) - Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos who's net worth is over $100 billion; made a donation to help bushfire in Australia and apparently it's not enough for some people. Bezos pledged $690,000 to the Australian wildlife recovery on Sunday…

Irwin Family Saved Over 90,000 Animals In Brushfire

(CNN) - The family of the late "crocodile hunter" Steve Irwin is continuing his legacy of rescuing and saving wildlife in danger. Irwin's daughter, Bindi Irwin, and the rest of the Irwin family have now rescued and treated more…

Singer Pink Pledges Half A Mil To Australia Fire Service

(CNN) - Pink is raising her glass to Australian firefighters. She's pledging $500,000 to help them battle the nation's devastating bushfires. The pop star tweeted, "I am totally devastated watching what is happening in Australia right now with the…

Study Shows Alcohol in Breast Milk May Be Harmful

(CNN) - Could there be a connection between cognitive ability and alcohol in breast milk? According to a new study by Australian researchers... There is. The study found that babies who are exposed to alcohol through breast milk may…

Fast Food and Fertility

  In Your Health Minute, Fast food might affect a woman's fertility. That's according to new research from Australia. The study of…

Less Exercise , More Depression

In Your Health Minute, quitting an exercise regimen could increase symptoms of depression. That's according to a new review of research in Australia. Study participants had been exercising at least…