Avocado glut leaves Australian farmers crushed as prices hit guac bottom

Avocado glut leaves Australian farmers crushed as prices hit guac bottom

PEATS RIDGE, Australia — On a recent morning, Tim Kemp slid open the door of the refrigerated storeroom on his family farm near Sydney and removed nine tons of avocados.… Read more
Australia pivots on climate with 2050 net zero target, but won’t adopt steeper 2030 commitment

Australia pivots on climate with 2050 net zero target, but won’t adopt steeper 2030 commitment

SYDNEY — Australia bowed to growing domestic and international pressure on Tuesday as Prime Minister Scott Morrison committed the country to reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Speaking just… Read more
‘An iron curtain’: Australia’s covid rules are stranding people at state borders

‘An iron curtain’: Australia’s covid rules are stranding people at state borders

THACKARINGA HILLS REST AREA, Australia — The four figures huddled in the shade on the side of the highway, eight miles from a border they had hardly noticed until it… Read more
The new agreement will improve relations between the U.S. and Australia.

The new agreement will improve relations between the U.S. and Australia.

The surprise announcement by the Biden administration to share nuclear submarine technology with Australia drew a quick backlash from China and accusations of betrayer from France. France claimed that the… Read more