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Rebecca Thurlow
Works at The Wall Street Journal
Attended University of Newcastle, Australia
Lives in Newcastle, New South Wales
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  • The Wall Street Journal
    Senior Reporter, 2013 - present
  • The Wall Street Journal
    News Editor, Australia, 2009 - 2013
  • Dow Jones Newswires, Contributing to The Wall Street Journal
    Deputy Bureau Chief, Australia, 2007 - 2009
  • Dow Jones Newswires, Contributing to The Wall Street Journal
    Staff Correspondent, 2001 - 2007
    Various roles including the financial services beat; copy editing;and covering economics and money markets.
  • Australian Associated Press
    Reporter, 1998 - 2000
    Worked on the editing desk and reported on general news, finance and the Olympics 2000 as well as the Paralympics.
  • The Sun-Herald
    Cadet Jounalist and Journalist, 1995 - 1997
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  • University of Newcastle, Australia
    Bachelor of Arts (Communication Studies)
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Stores eye growing commercial demand for drones in Australia, where regulations are more liberal
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High-yielding ‘Social-impact’ bonds are a boon for investors in a low-interest-rate world
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Granny flats are all the rage in Australia as rising house prices make it increasingly difficult to get a foothold in the property market.
With Affordable Housing Scarce, Homeowners Build Backyard Apartments to Rent Out
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Our story on the hostage crisis in Sydney, as police bunker down to negotiate through the night with the gunman. 
Hostage Crisis Sparks Terror Fears; Five People Have Emerged From Lindt Cafe
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Australia unveils a new plan to save the Great Barrier Reef. Conservationists say it's not good enough. What do you think? Take our poll. 
Conservationists say the Australian government's 35-year plan to save the Great Barrier Reef doesn't go far enough.
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The United Nations criticizes Australia for plans to dump massive amounts of dredge spoil from a coal port development into waters of the Great Barrier Reef world heritage area. 
The United Nations backed away from putting Australia's Great Barrier Reef on its register of world heritage sites at risk, despite condemning government plans for expanding a nearby coal port.
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Fertility doctors and would-be parents may soon be able to monitor developing embryos via smartphone.
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The sulfur-emissions cap at many Asia-Pacific ports is 35 times the U.S., European limit.
Activists Want Carnival, Others to Use Tighter Air-Quality Standards at Asia-Pacific Ports
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Both hostages who died in the Sydney siege are said to have acted heroically.
A Sea of Flowers Near Scene; Barrister, Café Manager Said to Have Acted Heroically
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The falling Australian dollar is helping Australian retailers fend off competition from international online players.
Australian retailers riding a pickup in consumer spending are also feeling a tailwind from another quarter: A weak Australian dollar that’s helping them win back business from online rivals like Amazon.com.
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The tide of public opinion is turning in Australia. People are increasingly worried about climate change and they want the government to act.
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who was elected in September partly on a promise to repeal a carbon tax, now must face an electorate increasingly worried about climate change.
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The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 claimed not only the lives of 239 individuals, but also large portions of family trees.
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