Australia news live: Albanese still hopeful of summit meeting with Xi; storms closing in on east coast

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BoM rebranding aimed to overcome ‘negative associations related to the acronym’, internal documents reveal

The Bureau of Meteorology told staff it wanted to avoid the BoM nickname due to “negative associations related to the acronym”, newly released documents about the agency’s aborted rebranding reveal. That explanation was dropped from a later version of an… Read More »BoM rebranding aimed to overcome ‘negative associations related to the acronym’, internal documents reveal