Catholic archbishop convicted in Australia of concealing child sex abuse

By Sonali Paul MELBOURNE, May 22 : An Australian archbishop was found guilty on Tuesday of concealing child sex abuse by a priest, which Australian media said made him the most senior Catholic in the world to be convicted on such a charge. Philip Wilson, the archbishop of Adelaide and a former president of the […]

Australian court convicts archbishop for concealing child sex abuse

By Sonali Paul MELBOURNE, May 22 : An Australian archbishop was found guilty on Tuesday of concealing child sex abuse by a priest, which Australian media said made him the most senior Catholic in the world to be convicted on such a charge. Philip Wilson, the archbishop of Adelaide, is expected to be sentenced by […]

Australia’s Kidman Resources to supply lithium for Tesla cars

By Aaron Saldanha Undated, May 17 : Australia’s Kidman Resources said on Thursday it will supply lithium for Tesla Inc’s electric car batteries, the latest in a string of deals by carmakers securing supplies of the mineral as demand surges for clean cars. The deal comes less than a fortnight after Kidman chose a site […]

Australia probes claim Google harvests data, consumers pay

By Colin Packham SYDNEY, May 15 : Google is under investigation in Australia following claims that it collects data from millions of Android smartphones users, who unwittingly pay their telecom service providers for gigabytes consumed during the harvesting, regulators said on Tuesday. Responding to the latest privacy concerns surrounding Google, a spokesman for the U.S. […]

Australia govt trails opposition after voter-friendly budget – polls

By Colin Packham SYDNEY, May 14 : Australia’s centre-right government trailed the opposition in two opinion polls released on Monday, suggesting that last week’s voter-friendly budget had not delivered a much-needed boost for the ruling coalition, an analyst said. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s Liberal-National government unveiled a package of personal income tax cuts for low […]

Australian police find seven dead in rural town, guns seized

By Colin Packham and Jonathan Barrett SYDNEY, May 11 : Australian police found seven dead people on Friday, including four children, in a rural town in the Margaret River wine-growing region, and said guns were involved in the killings. The bodies of four children and three adults were found at or near a property in […]