Tag archive for ‘Australia’
Jewish Business News On Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Australian Aristocrat Buys Israeli Social-Gaming Company Plarium for $500 Million

  Australian company Aristocrat Leisure Ltd. announced that it will buy Israeli social gaming developer Plarium Global for $500 million cash, a move that will increase the company’s exposure to the fast-growing More...

News Brief On Friday, June 9th, 2017

Australian Police Crack Mystery SOS Case

  Who left a large sized SOS signal made out of stones laid on the ground, found in a remote area of Western Australia? A helicopter pilot saw, from above, the sign in a field last month, indicating that someone More...

News Brief On Sunday, October 30th, 2016

Asylum Seekers Face Lifetime Ban From Entering Australia if They Arrive by Boat, Even as Tourists

  Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, leader of the Liberal Party, plans to introduce legislation to ban asylum seekers who arrive by boat from ever being allowed into Australia. The ban will apply More...

News Brief On Sunday, June 5th, 2016

Muhammad Ali’s Advice to Anthony Pratt: If You Get in a Fight, Run

Billionaire Anthony Pratt remembers eagerly asking boxing legend Muhammad Ali some advice about fighting. Pratt and the three-time heavyweight champion of the world had struck up a friendship during the late 1990s, More...

Ynet News On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Lone Soldiers Going Home: Australia

Tomer Kay’s parents flew as far as possible from Israel so that he wouldn’t have to enlist in the IDF. It didn’t work: Seven years after they left Israel, Tomer is in the midst of training to More...

News Brief On Monday, April 4th, 2016

Australia: Heavyweights Invest $100 Million in Murray-Darling Water

  The Murray-Darling Basin Balanced Water Fund quietly raised $27m late last year to buy and lease water rights while protecting culturally significant wetlands that support threatened species in the Basin. Now More...

Niva Goldberg On Thursday, March 17th, 2016

Australian Retailer Ruslan Kogan Rescues Dick Smith

  Australian retailer Ruslan Kogan has acquired Dick Smith’s online business from Ferrier Hodgson for an undisclosed sum. The parches includes the brand’s intellectual property, customer databases More...

News Brief On Friday, January 8th, 2016

‘Catastrophic’ Wildfires Hit Western Australia

About 95 homes have been destroyed and three people are unaccounted for as “uncontained and out of control” wildfires ravage Western Australia. Four firefighters have also sustained minor injuries More...

sima On Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

AUSTRALIA: Tributes Flow for Nathan Werdiger

  The Polish-born businessman and philanthropist died on Sunday aged 93, leaving a fortune estimated at more than $730 million and one of Melbourne’s largest commercial property holdings. A peer and associate More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, December 25th, 2015

Australian Rabbi Loses $56 Million in Legal Battle, Report

Rabbi Joseph “Diamond Joe” Gutnick and his company Legend International Holdings owe $40.4 million plus interest to an Indian fertilizer company after an Australian court upheld a Singapore arbitration ruling More...

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