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  • In conjunction with CNBC's 25th anniversary, Matthew Taylor recaps the big events that took place in Australia in 1989 and how the country has changed since then.

  • Why the Aussie dollar may see more downside     Sunday, 6 Jul 2014 | 6:21 PM ET

    Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia & New Zealand at HSBC, says comments from the central bank governor may continue to weigh on the Australian dollar this week.

  • RBA trying to nudge Aussie dollar lower: Pro     Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 10:44 PM ET

    Giles Keating, Deputy Global CIO, Private Banking & Wealth Management at Credit Suisse, discusses the central bank's comments and explains his "neutral view" on the currency.

  • Why the RBA is likely to stay pat on rates     Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 11:20 PM ET

    Charles Leyland, Managing Director at Leyland Private Asset Management, says mixed goals in the areas of housing and currency leave the Reserve Bank of Australia "with no choice but to leave rates steady."

  • Martin Lakos, Division Director at Macquarie Private Wealth, explains why the Reserve Bank of Australia is likely to maintain a "prolonged stable period of rates" till the first quarter of 2016.

  • Frasers Hospitality's gameplan in Australia     Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 11:45 PM ET

    Choe Peng Sum, CEO at Frasers Hospitality, explains why the firm prefers major cities like Sydney and Melbourne for its businesses in Australia.

  • Geoff Kendrick, Head of Asia FX & Rates Strategy at Morgan Stanley, describes the factors that are spurring strong inflows into Australia, which will eventually be positive for its currency.

  • Sportsbet: 'We're behind the Socceroos'     Sunday, 15 Jun 2014 | 11:44 PM ET

    Christian Jantzen, Spokesperson of Sportsbet, explains the betting house's decision to fly a hot air balloon replica of Brazil's iconic Christ statue over Melbourne.

  • Christine Milne, Senator for Tasmania, says Prime Minister Tony Abbott's stance on climate change indicates that he only wants "dig it up, cut it down, ship it away" businesses for Australia.

  • Vivid Festival lights up Sydney     Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 9:51 PM ET

    Sydney's most iconic landmarks take on a new look during winter as the Vivid Festival takes over the city. CNBC's Matthew Taylor reports.

  • This is weighing on Australia's exports     Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 9:31 PM ET

    Catherine Yeung, Investment Director at Fidelity Worldwide Investment, says falling iron ore prices are holding Australia's exports down.

  • Jonathan Barratt, Chief Investment Officer at Ayers Alliance Securities, says iron ore will likely be going through a "destocking stage" and any rally in prices will be sold.

  • What will be the Aussie dollar's main driver?     Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 10:44 PM ET

    David Forrester, Senior Vice President, G10 FX Strategy at Macquarie, says a stronger domestic economy will support the currency going forward.

  • Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors, explains why he thinks economic growth will go back below trend in the current quarter.

  • Expect no change from RBA: HSBC     Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 11:13 PM ET

    Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for Australia and New Zealand at HSBC, explains why the Reserve Bank of Australia won't announce any new policy measures at Tuesday's meeting.

  • Will the RBA be a non-event for markets?     Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 8:36 PM ET

    Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy at NAB, explains what markets will be looking out for in the Reserve Bank of Australia's statement and discusses his bearish call for retail sales.

  • RBA, GDP: Busy week ahead for Australia     Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 12:16 AM ET

    Glenn Levine, Senior Economist at Moody's Analytics and David Greene, Head of Dealing at AFEX Australia, discuss this week's key risk events down under.

  • Westfield's vote defferal 'defies logic': CLSA     Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 11:40 PM ET

    John Kim, Head of Real Estate Research at CLSA Australia, explains how the delay in a key vote to Westfield Group's restructure plan will impact the firm.

  • Still concerned about China: Motley Fool     Sunday, 25 May 2014 | 6:50 PM ET

    Joe Magyer, Senior Analyst at The Motley Fool, outlines the worries that export-driven economies like Australia may have towards slower growth in China.

  • ARENA: Disappointed with Australian budget     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 8:33 PM ET

    Ivor Frischknecht, CEO of Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), says stakeholders will be disappointed at the government's decision to reduce funding in renewable energy.