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Visit One News Page for Australia news from around the world, aggregated from leading sources including newswires, newspapers and broadcast media. Search millions of archived news headlines. This feed provides the Australia news headlines.

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    The Prime Minister said he was 'open minded' Reported by Daily Caller 24 minutes ago.

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    Australia PM Takes A Cue From Trump Ahead Of Local Election Watch VideoAustralia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison is taking a cue from President Donald Trump on two major geopolitical issues. 

    Morrison made an unexpected announcement that he's open to moving the country's embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. The move would break with the country's longstanding policy on Israeli-Palestinian relations.

    "Now, in relation to our diplomatic presence in Israel, what I have simply said is this: We are committed to a two-state solution," Scott Morrison said.

    The Guardian reports Morrison is also considering reviewing Australia's role in the Iran nuclear deal. In May, Trump decided to pull the U.S. out of the 2015 agreement because it didn't address the country's ballistic missile program or its support for armed groups in places like Yemen or Syria.

    All of this comes before a Saturday election where the Jewish population is about 12 percent. Opposition Senator Penny Wong accused Morrison of using important foreign policy issues in an inappropriate attempt to win votes.

    Additional reporting from Newsy affiliate CNN. Reported by Newsy 1 hour ago.

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    The Experience Marketing Association will hold their 2019 International conference at the Omni-CNN Center Hotel in Atlanta, September 12 - 14, 2019.

    ATLANTA (PRWEB) October 16, 2018

    Since July of 2001, The Experience Marketing Association has hosted many of the most respected professionals within the sensory marketing industry during their annual conference. Each year, the EMA Board of Directors carefully reviews potential host cities based on member interest and logistical criteria to determine conference location. EMA has just announced that Atlanta, Georgia will be the host city for the 2019 conference.

    The EMA 2019 Conference will be held at the Omni-CNN Center Hotel from September 12th through September 14th. Each year, EMA members come together to share ideas, discover new sensory marketing products and techniques and examine innovative industry practices presented by businesses that employ professional elements of commercial audio, video, and scent solutions. This diverse group includes marketing experts from the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, Columbia, South Africa, Singapore, and Canada.

    “Atlanta is such a wonderful city and the Omni-CNN Center Hotel is the perfect location for EMA’s 2019 conference,” says David Green, Chairman of EMA. “With Centennial Olympic Park as the Omni’s front yard, there couldn’t be a better place for us to celebrate the international diversity and innovative spirit of our membership. EMA members are among the innovative in the business at creating memorable and engaging experiences for their customers. It’s only fitting we provide the same level for EMA members. Atlanta and the Omni-CNN Center make that possible.”

    The use of sensory marketing to create an immersive customer experience is a widely regarded method being used by many of the world’s most successful corporations. With roots that reach back to the earliest radio commercials, sensory marketing now melds sound, sight and scent through a wide variety of media. EMA services include telephone on-hold messaging, audio marketing, video production, and digital signage; scent marketing, social media support, and other services that effectively reaching audiences along the customer journey.

    About EMA - Experience Marketing Association (EMA) is a consortium of professionals providing audio, video, and sensory marketing services that engage customers. EMA promotes best practice standards in customer experience marketing, empowering its members to deliver excellence across the full spectrum of sound, sight and scent solutions.

    If you would like more information about this topic, please call David Green at 610-404-4644, email info@expma.org, or visit https://ExperienceMarketingAssociation.org. Reported by PRWeb 2 hours ago.

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    · Announcement.pdf Reported by GlobeNewswire 1 hour ago.

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    Virgin Australia adds transtasman flights after bust-up with Air New Zealand Virgin Australia will add more seats across the Tasman over summer as its alliance with Air New Zealand ends.Virgin has fired back in what is shaping up as a post-divorce battle with Air New Zealand across the Tasman, putting on... Reported by New Zealand Herald 1 hour ago.

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    Google Maps will now help you find EV charging stations Finding a place to quickly top off your electric car’s battery might get a little bit easier: Google announced today that it’s adding support to Google Maps for EV chargers. Both Tesla and Chargepoint’s global network of EV chargers will be added to the iOS and Android versions of the app starting today, with support for the desktop version of Maps coming in a few weeks.

    Google Maps will also support different charging networks specific to certain countries. It will display chargers in the EVgo, Blink, and SemaConnect networks in the US; Chargemaster and Pod Point chargers in the UK; and Chargefox ones in Australia and New Zealand.

    Nearby chargers will show up in Google Maps when a user searches for related terms like... Reported by The Verge 1 hour ago.

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    Global Provider of Virtual Office Solutions to Provide Live Answering Services for Leading Shared Office Space Franchise

    DENVER (PRWEB) October 16, 2018

    As Office Evolution continues along its strong growth trajectory, the leading coworking space franchise continues strengthening its customer service experience. In its latest initiative, the brand expanded its partnership with virtual office solutions provider Davinci to outsource all live reception and live answering services for its corporate and franchise-owned locations.

    Office Evolution has seen explosive growth in 2018, nearly doubling its existing presence year over year. Because of this rapid expansion, the brand has been committed to implementing more scalable solutions. The recent initiative establishes a team of dedicated Davinci live receptionists to the Office Evolution account. This allows the shared office space company to continue offering its customers unparalleled service as it continues nationwide growth.

    “Office Evolution’s approach is extremely customer-centric, so it’s important for us to partner with vendors that share those same values,” said Chief Operating Officer of Office Evolution, William Edmundson. “As we continue to expand into new markets, we want to ensure that our level of exceptional customer service remains consistent. Davinci gives us confidence knowing that our customers will be cared for with the same level of professionalism that we would expect of our team internally, giving us the opportunity to allocate more time and resources to our franchisees and future development.”

    Office Evolution’s unique approach to growth also gives Davinci the ability to enter new markets. The company’s core customers are located in suburban markets outside of major metropolitan markets. And while Davinci has over 1,000 virtual office locations across the nation, fewer of them are located in the suburbs.

    “Office Evolution is growing rapidly, which gives us the opportunity to grow with them,” said Davinci CEO and Co-Founder Martin Senn. “Because of the way their model is structured to focus on suburban growth, they are providing us with location coverage in areas where we may not have had a presence otherwise. For example, Davinci might have 70 locations in Manhattan, but very few locations in Ogden, Utah. Their unique footprint is great for our clients and also important for their own expansion.”

    With Office Evolution’s upcoming openings in suburban markets throughout Idaho, Texas, Virginia, Connecticut, New Jersey, Indiana, Arizona, Missouri, and Wisconsin, the recent engagement with Davinci will ensure the coworking franchise continues to provide best in class services to its members.

    ABOUT OFFICE EVOLUTION
    Office Evolution is a Colorado-based national B2B franchise offering co-working spaces, virtual office services and fully furnished offices and suites. The company built and successfully operated seven business centers across the Colorado Front Range before beginning to franchise in 2012. To date, they have awarded 129 franchise locations throughout the United States. Please visit http://www.officeevolution.com for more company information. For more information on Office Evolution’s franchising opportunities, visit http://www.officeevolutionfranchise.com or call 877.475.6300.

    ABOUT DAVINCI
    Davinci Virtual Office Solutions was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. For the past decade, the company provided virtual office solutions to over 40,000 companies and entrepreneurs throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Central America, Africa, Asia and Australia. Clients can obtain prime business addresses, on demand meeting & work spaces, live web chat services and live receptionist services – instantly – with the click of a button. For more information please visit http://www.davincivirtual.com or http://www.davincimeetingrooms.com. Reported by PRWeb 40 minutes ago.

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    Same-Sex Penguin Couple Fosters Egg in Australia Aquarium No, Australia’s hottest couple isn’t from the showbiz world. The country’s most-talked about pairing is actually from the animal kingdom. Two inseparable male gentoo penguins at the Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, named Sphen […]

    The post Same-Sex Penguin Couple Fosters Egg in Australia Aquarium appeared first on Geek.com. Reported by geek.com 21 minutes ago.

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    Reported by SeekingAlpha 27 minutes ago.

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    Chris Robshaw will not take part in any of England’s autumn internationals after undergoing surgery on a knee injury. The Harlequins man sustained the injury against Saracens and has been given an eight-week lay-off as a result. His absence from testing fixtures against South Africa, New Zealand, Japan and Australia also comes with fellow forwards […] Reported by talkSPORT 25 minutes ago.

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    A watch and act alert has been issued for an out-of-control bushfire in Western Australia's north and people are being to leave their homes. Reported by SBS 4 minutes ago.

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    Indonesia has warned Australia that moving its embassy in Israel would undermine the peace process, raising questions about a pending trade deal with the world’s largest Muslim nation Reported by SBS 3 hours ago.

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    Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australia can take a stance on its Israeli embassy because it was good ties with its neighbours. Reported by SBS 3 hours ago.

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    Ben Morgan tipped for England recall by Gloucester boss Johan Ackermann Morgan, 29, won the last of his 31 caps in 2015 when England were dumped out of the World Cup by Australia. But injuries are hitting Eddie Jones' back-row options hard. Reported by MailOnline 3 hours ago.

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    Amazon Australia is now selling pantry item foods. Reported by Motley Fool 3 hours ago.

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    Amorepacific Group Expands Oceania Business - Amorepacific Group launches flagship brand AMOREPACIFIC following LANEIGE and innisfree
    - K-Beauty leader embarks on assertive business expansion in Australia and New Zealand

    SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Global beauty company Amorepacific Group is expanding its business in the Oceania market.

    Amorepacific Group is a global beauty company recording around 6 billion USD in annual sales. It is the oldest and largest beauty company in Korea with a history of 73 years and is also the leader of Korean Beauty (also known as K-beauty) which continues to be a beauty sensation across the world beyond Asia, to North America, Europe and Oceania. Ranked in Forbes '100 Most Innovative Companies in the World' for four consecutive years, Amorepacific Group has developed innovative products that the world has never seen before including the cushion compact, sleeping mask and boosting serum through its customer-centred R&D efforts. Based on its unique corporate philosophy of Asian Beauty^[1], the Amorepacific Group has created new beauty categories and changed the beauty culture around the world.Amorepacific New Headquarters

     Amorepacific Group Expands Oceania Business

     Amorepacific Group Expands Oceania Business

     

    Amorepacific Group launched AMOREPACIFIC, its global luxury flagship brand of the same name, exclusively via the MECCA retail channel on October 2 following the successful debut of LANEIGE and innisfree in the Australian market. MECCA is a leading beauty retailer with its own boutique channel MECCA Cosmetica; a store highly suitable for luxury brands, which was a key consideration for Amorepacific Group's 3^rd brand to enter their Oceania business.

    AMOREPACIFIC entered 44 offline and online stores of luxury channel MECCA Cosmetica across Australia and New Zealand. AMOREPACIFIC is a high-end beauty brand offering timeless beauty through its botanical science using green tea grown in Amorepacific Group's organic green tea garden, Korean bamboo sap and red ginseng as the main ingredients.

    With the launch of its flagship brand AMOREPACIFIC, Amorepacific Group has expanded its business in Australian and New Zealand markets. It will continue to further ramp up its expansion into the Oceania region.

    Launched in March 2018 exclusively via Sephora Australia, the company's global premium brand LANEIGE continues to build success with its very own Lip Sleeping Mask ranking top in the mask category through Sephora Australia, both online and offline. LANEIGE is also available in New Zealand via the Sephora online store.

    Moreover, global naturalism beauty brand innisfree saw over 400 customers line up at its first flagship store in Melbourne Central on the opening day in June and is receiving an enthusiastic response from an it's ever- increasing customer base. With innisfree achieving results beyond expectation, it has opened its second store in Doncaster on October 5, with a third store opening by the end of this year.

    Amorepacific Group has been closely studying the Australia and New Zealand beauty markets and their customers for several years. Australia has an advanced market with a stable annual growth rate of 5% and average cosmetics spending per person ranked in the top five in the world. Australian and New Zealand customers are beauty conscious; taking great interest in global beauty trends and cosmetic ingredients. They also put a significant amount of time and effort into taking care of and protecting their skin against environmental factors in the region. In addition, their preference for natural makeup and healthy skin has led to a growing interest in K-beauty.

    Amorepacific Group established its Australia office in Melbourne earlier this year and named Caroline Dunlop as the general manager for the early settlement and success of business in the Oceania market. Caroline is a beauty business expert with a breadth of professional experience through global beauty companies and retailers.

    "I am so pleased to introduce Amorepacific Group's global brands -- LANEIGE, innisfree and AMOREPACIFIC, to Australia and New Zealand this year. These much-loved brands have enthralled customers around the world, and K-beauty has grown into a beauty category in its own right. As a K-beauty leader, Amorepacific Group is driving innovative beauty trends globally. Through Amorepacific Group, customers will be able to experience and benefit from the long-established expertise and true essence of Asian Beauty," said Caroline Dunlop, President of Amorepacific Australia.

    [1] The corporate philosophy is to create A MORE Beautiful World by creating harmony between inner and outer beauty based on a deep understanding of nature and humanity, combined with Amorepacific Group's original innovative technology. It is the Group's commitment to develop innovative products with its natural heritage ingredients -- Ginseng, Green Tea, Bamboo etc... for the ultimate customer satisfaction.

    *About Amorepacific Group*

    Since 1945, Amorepacific Group has had a single, clear mission: to present its unique perception of beauty -- namely what it calls 'Asian Beauty' -- to the world. As Korea's leading beauty company, Amorepacific Group draws from its deep understanding of both nature and humanity to pursue harmony between inner and outer beauty. With its portfolio of over 20 cosmetics, personal care, and health care brands, Amorepacific Group is devoted to meeting the various lifestyles and needs of global consumers: Asia, North America, Europe and Oceania. Amorepacific Group's research hubs located around the world are dedicated to sustainable R&D that combine the best of natural Asian ingredients and advanced bio-technology. With its world-class products, Amorepacific Group is acclaimed for the innovative ways in which it is transforming global beauty trends.

    Photo - https://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20181016/2269112-1-a
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    Logo - https://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20180416/2078707-1-logo Reported by PR Newswire Asia 2 hours ago.

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    *Three-day partner event will give APAC technology solution providers **the opportunity to learn and network with peers and product experts*

    TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Plans for the first-ever IT Nation Connect in APAC have been unveiled by ConnectWise, a software company that connects technology teams to the solutions, services and resources necessary for success. The 25-27 March conference on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, will provide technology solution industry professionals with three days of business best practices, hands-on product training, networking opportunities and a keynote address from ConnectWise CEO Arnie Bellini.

    Stuart Applegate, Director, IT Nation International Community for ConnectWise, said the idea to bring the popular IT Nation Connect gathering to APAC was inspired by the company’s Australia and New Zealand partners. He said those who have travelled to IT Nation events in the United States and those who attend local IT Nation Share (formerly ConnectWise Users Groups) meetings have been vocal about their desire to have an IT Nation Connect event closer to home. When combined with the results of a recent survey in which 95 percent of respondents indicated they would be interested in attending an event of this type in Australia, the decision to organise an APAC-based IT Nation Connect conference was easy.

    “We debuted our first IT Nation partner conference in the United States 14 years ago and have watched the annual event in Orlando, Florida, grow into one of the largest gatherings of IT professionals in the world with its more than 3,000 attendees,” Applegate said. “We’re excited to add an Australian event to give IT service providers who live and work in the APAC region the opportunity to more easily access the innovative ideas and educational opportunities that have been available to their peers in the United States.”

    Dean Calvert is one of ConnectWise’s Australia-based partners who has travelled to Orlando on several occasions for its annual conference. The Managing Director of Calvert Technologies said he is looking forward to an event designed especially for partners in the APAC region.  

    “Spending time with other ConnectWise users and experts who are willing to share their knowledge and ideas about how to grow an IT services business was both inspiring and beneficial,” Calvert said. “The fact that ConnectWise has listened to its partners and is bringing us together in Australia clearly demonstrates how ConnectWise understands its community.”

    IT Nation Connect attendees will experience three impactful days of speakers, sessions and peer networking opportunities focused on in-depth product training, business best practices and thought leadership that drives business growth. The conference will include at least 30 hours of breakout sessions and two keynote addresses.

    Applegate said he expects more than 300 professionals to attend the inaugural IT Nation Connect conference in Australia to connect, collaborate and grow with the best minds in the industry. “We are incredibly excited about providing our partners around the world a community that gives them the tools and knowledge they need for their businesses,” he said.

    To register or to learn more about APAC’s inaugural IT Nation Connect conference next year, click here. Details about the upcoming IT Nation Connect in Orlando, scheduled for Nov. 7-9, are found here.

    *Follow ConnectWise*
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    *About ConnectWise*
    ConnectWise is a software company that connects technology teams to the solutions, services and resources necessary for success. Our award-winning business management platform automates the full lifecycle of technology service delivery, from sales and service to project tracking and back-office functions, for more than 22,000 partners in more than 70 countries. We believe in an open ecosystem, the power of choice and providing a single pane of glass view. With more than 35 years of experience, ConnectWise software solutions deliver the support companies want at each step of their business journey. For more information, visit www.ConnectWise.com.

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    BCollett@ConnectWise.com Reported by GlobeNewswire 2 hours ago.

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    Australia will on Wednesday see September numbers for the leading economic index from Westpac, highlighting a light day for Asia-Pacific economic activity. In August, the index was up 0.06 percent on month. Reported by RTTNews 2 hours ago.

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    League: Tonga-Australia test a sell-out The first ever test match between the Kangaroos and Mate Ma'a Tonga will be played in a sold-out Mt Smart Stadium. The NRL has announced that following a final release of tickets this week, Saturday's test match has this morning... Reported by New Zealand Herald 38 minutes ago.

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    The chief medical officer is expected to be placed on a plane to Australia on Wednesday. Reported by Brisbane Times 39 minutes ago.

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