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APAC Blockchain: Advancing the Blockchain Ecosystem in Australia

CommPRO Editorial Staff Developed in partnership with Blockchain Australia, APAC Blockchain Conference 2020 is the place where government, start-ups, big business, regulators and more come together to hear about the cutting edge advances in blockchain technology and strategise about how to best leverage its potential, today and in future iterations. Keynotes from some of the best in the…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (October 22 – 28, 2016)

Editor’s Note: Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia Four people died on Tuesday after a tragic accident on a theme park ride at Dreamworld in Queensland. As the story developed, media focused on Dreamworld’s response and safety record, as well as learning more about the victims. A coronial investigation is underway and…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (October 15 – 21, 2016)

Editor’s Note: Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia Crossbench senator David Lyonhjelm claimed an agreement between the government and himself would see a vote in favor of the Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) legislation, in return for negotiation on the Adler gun import ban. PM Malcolm Turnbull was criticized in media…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (October 8 – 14, 2016)

Editor’s Note: Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia Australian media stepped up their fascination with the US Presidential campaign, with Republican candidate Donald Trump criticized after a 2005 video showed him verbally condoning sexual assault, which leaked on Friday. Trump apologized and described it as “locker room talk”, however many senior Republicans…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (September 24 – 30, 2016)

Editor’s Note: Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia Media focused on the Brownlows and the Western Bulldogs qualifying for their first grand final in over 50 years this week, as they take on the Sydney Swans this Saturday at the MCG.  The Swans are regularly featured in the last round, winning the…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (September 17 – 23, 2016)

Editor’s Note: Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia Debate about same sex marriage dominated national politics again this week, as the Government announced 11 February as it’s preferred date for the proposed plebiscite, although opposition to the plebiscite seemed to be strengthening among cross benchers and the Labor party, with Bill Shorten…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (September 10 – 16, 2016)

Editor’s Note: Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia Debate about same sex marriage dominated national politics again this week, as the Government announced 11 February as it’s preferred date for the proposed plebiscite, although opposition to the plebiscite seemed to be strengthening among crossbenchers and the Labor party, with Bill Shorten yet…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (September 3 – 9, 2016)

Editor’s Note: Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia Labor senator Sam Dastyari resigned from the frontbench on Tuesday, following a media conference on Monday, after it was revealed a Chinese company paid a personal bill, and Chinese media reported he supported China in relation to South China Sea decisions. Dastyari will continue…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (August 27 – September 2, 2016)

Editor’s Note: Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia After the plebiscite was delayed until February, the Opposition announced it would lodge a motion for a Parliamentary vote on same-sex marriage in two weeks. The Greens and four crossbenchers have said they would not vote in favour of the plebiscite, claiming it would…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (August 13 – 19, 2016)

Editor’s Note: Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia Heading into the last week of the Olympics, Australia is tenth place on the medal tally, winning 24 so far, with the United States strongly leading in first place with 93. Aussie basketball team the Boomers will play Serbia in the semi-finals after defeating…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (August 6 – 12, 2016)

Editor’s Note: Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia A week into the Olympics, Australia is fourth place on the medal tally, winning 12 so far, with the United States in first place with 32. Australian swimmer Emma McKeon is leading local medalists, racking up a gold, silver and bronze so far. Kyle…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (July 30 – August 5, 2016)

Editor’s Note: Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia The Olympics opening ceremony might be this Saturday morning, but the Games have already started, with Canada defeating the Australian Matildas 2-0 in their first match and claiming three tournament points. A fire in the athletes’ village last weekend forced an evacuation, during which…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (July 23 – 29, 2016)

Editor’s Note: Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has criticized the International Olympics Committee (IOC) for failing to ban the entire Russia team from the Rio games, after the release of the McLaren report on Russian doping last week, which revealed evidence of systemic and widespread state-sponsored…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (July 2 – 8, 2016)

Editor’s Note:  Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia After eight weeks of polls showing Labor and the Coalition neck-and-neck ahead of the federal election last Saturday, votes are still being counted and a final result is likely to be called this weekend, with a hung Parliament a possibility. According to the AEC’s…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (June 25 – July 1, 2016)

Editor’s Note:  Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia Last week, the UK announced it would leave the European Union, with ‘leave’ winning 52 per cent of votes in Thursday’s referendum. Global sharemarkets dropped dramatically in response, and the most popular UK search term for Google after the announcement was “What is the…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (June 18 – 24, 2016)

Editor’s Note:  Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia Blues captain Paul Gallen has confirmed the 2016 State of Origin series will be his last, and team coach Laurie Daley says he will not use the third match to experiment with a new-look team, following the team’s 26-16 loss to Queensland  on Wednesday.…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (May 14 – 20, 2016)

Editor’s Note:  Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia Jarryd Hayne announced on Monday morning that he was retiring from the NFL to compete with the Fiji sevens team in the  upcoming Rio Olympics, however on Wednesday he was left out of the Fiji squad for this weekend’s London Sevens event, the last…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (May 7 – 13, 2016)

With the Federal Budget released last week and Australia’s PM Malcolm Turnbull heading to the Governor-General to call a July 2 election last weekend, it is the government’s proposed changes to superannuation that has topped our ranking of syndicated media mentions across press, broadcast, and online, with 17,132 over the past week.  The Institute of…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (April 23 – 29, 2016)

Editor’s Note:  Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia Commemorations of the 101st anniversary of the Gallipoli landings were held this week as Australia and New Zealand paid tribute to those who have served and died in war, with PM Malcolm Turnbull and Opposition Leader Bill Shorten joining 55,000 people at the national…

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Australia’s Most Mentioned Issues in the News (April 16 – 22, 2016)

Editor’s Note:  Welcome to this weekly recap of Australia’s news, powered by iSentia As of Thursday night, a 60 Minutes crew were reportedly on their way home to Australia, after being released from custody in Lebanon along with Sally Faulkner, following the failed abduction of Faulkner’s children from their father, Ali Elamine. Elamine has dropped the charges,…

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