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Why Facebook restricted new contents in Australia?

The tech-giant Facebook has recently blocked the Australian users from reading and sharing any local and international news. Facebook has initiated this move in the backdrop of the dispute over new media payment law that Australia has initiated. Highlights The Facebook has retaliated over the new legislation that was brought by Australian government. This legislation ..

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Australia makes changes to its National Anthem

The Australian Government recently announced certain changes to its National Anthem “Advance Australia Fair”. What were the changes made to Australian National Anthem? The second line of the National Anthem has been changed from ‘For we are young and free’ to ‘For we are one and free.’ What was the issue with the National Anthem ..

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What is Go for Zero policy?

Context in Current Affairs: The “Go for Zero” policy of Australia helped the country to bring down its COVID-19 cases. About Go for Zero Policy of Australia The Go for zero policy of Australia was proposed by a non-profit think tank Grattan Institute that advises the government. Under the policy besides expanding the testing of ..

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Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder: Key Facts

Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASKAP) is a new type of radio telescope developed by Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO). It creates high-resolution images by combining the signals of 36 smaller dish antennas. Recently, this telescope had helped map around 300 million galaxies in approximately 300 hours to create a ‘new atlas of ..

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500 metre tall Coral Reef discovered in Australia Great Barrier Reef

The scientists have discovered a massive detached coral reef in the Great Barrier Reef of Australia. It is the first to be discovered in 120 years. The reef is taller than the Empire State Building of the United States. Key Highlights The reef was discovered by the Australian Scientists from the Schmidt Ocean Institute. They ..

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