Australia /əˈstreɪljə, ɒ-, -iə/, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area. Neighbouring countries include Indonesia, East Timor and Papua New Guinea to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. New Caledonia, a special collectivity of France, lies to the north-east.For at least 40,000 years before the first British settlement in the late 18th century, Australia was inhabited by indigenous Australians,who spoke languages grouped into roughly 250 language groups.
Posts about Australia
  • National Signing Day—Now What?

    … home litigation, pest control litigation, dram shop liability and general insurance defense. In addition to his legal practice, Andy is a member of the YMCA Camp Chandler Advisory Board, member of the Jimmy Hitchcock Award Committee, active member of First Baptist Church, and helps coach girls softball. If one of our Bond & Botes attorneys can help you with your finances, please call today. The post National Signing Day—Now What? appeared first on Bond & Botes. …

    Gail Donaldson/ Bond and Botes- 33 readers -
  • Failure to Communicate Change in Condition

    … the breakdown in communication was the number one factor in unexpected serious injury and/or death. In Australia, a study was done tracking issues with transferring patients between health care providers. When adverse issues arose, 11% of the time they involved communication issues. Inadequate skills only contributed to 6% of incidents. Communication…

    Ethan Manning/ 39 readers -
  • FATCA Leaves No Land Untouched

    …. The majority of them were agreed upon last year. The IGAs signed in 2014 include large markets like Australia, Brazil, Canada, and Mexico. 2013 was also a significant year, as it saw the signature of the agreement with former fiscal paradises like Switzerland and Cayman Islands, and giants like Japan, France, and Germany. In short, the spread of FATCA has…

    Due Diligence- 41 readers -
  • Chicago Slips in Walk Score Rankings

    … Walk Score ranks the walkability of cities and addresses in the US, Canada, and Australia. Its system is designed to tell visitors and prospective residents how accessible a location is by foot. Recently, Chicago slipped in its Walk Score ranking from the fourth most walkable city in 2011 to the sixth in 2015. Although Chicago still holds…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 24 readers -
  • DePuy Hip Replacement Lawsuits

    … and mass payouts. By 2008, the FDA had already started receiving reports of the medical device failing, a year before the company manufacturing it decided to stop selling it. In 2010, DePuy released a statement which said that the device has a higher than usual failure rate garnered from information collected in Australia by other patients who had…

    Sadie Horner/ Rasansky Law Firm- 41 readers -
  • The IRS Goes Down Under (FATCA Post)

    … An article in the Australian Financial Review claims that the IRS is ramping up its activities in Australia. According to the article, the IRS is “scrutinizing the tax affairs of United States citizens living in Australia with renewed intensity, as the worldwide battle to shore up dwindling government tax reserves heats up.” The source…

    Due Diligence- 33 readers -
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