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Dollar Edges Higher Amid Rate Rise Expectations

That Was the Year That Was – 1966 Image by brizzle born and bred The swinging sixties were in full flow, but in some corners of the world the peace and love mantra of the flower-power generation could not be heard. Even as hippies in London and San Francisco were weaving daisies into their hair, in China Mao Tse-Tung launched the Cultural Revolution, a 10-year political campaign aimed at rekindling… Read More »

Interest rate cut unlikely amid risks to currency

Glenelg_53_January 15_2010 Image by Michael Dawes History of Glenelg In November, 1836, Colonel William Light found a safe anchorage on the eastern side of St. Vincent’s Gulf at Holdfast Bay, about 11 km south-west of where central Adelaide is now situated. Glenelg was favoured by freshwater lagoons and shady trees, and on 28th December, 1836, Captain John Hindmarsh proclaimed His Majesty’s Province of South Australia at the proclamation tree, later… Read More »

Barnaby Joyce Describes ‘Australian Values’ Amid Citizenship Debate

Barnaby Joyce Describes ‘Australian Values’ Amid Citizenship Debate Deputy Australian Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce attempted to summarise “Australian values” on Thursday, April 20, naming gender equality and a tough stance on domestic violence as qualities that defined the nation.Joyce made the comments in the wake of … Read more on Santa Maria Times NZ dollar gets lift from higher-than-expected inflation The New Zealand dollar gained after consumer prices rose at… Read More »