A view of the Sydney Opera House from a ferry terminal in the harbour.
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Solid economic growth for Australia

The Australian economy has grown by more than expected in the third quarter of 2011, growing by 2.5% compared to the same period in 2010.

Joseph Capurso, an economist at the Commonwealth Bank in Sydney, told the BBC's Asia Business Report that future growth would continue to be strong, despite the ominous rumbling from the euro zone.