But this is the most amusing of all:
Australia is hoping to capitalise on its high profile in the US following talk show host Oprah Winfrey’s recent trip down under to encourage Americans to invest in the resource rich country.
Resources Minister Martin Ferguson will meet with leading oil and gas figures in Houston this week to promote investment opportunities in Australia.
Yes, because the oil barons of Houston and Tulsa often turn to Oprah Winfrey to help decide where to invest their next billion.
If the Australians want to attract oil and gas investment, they should probably start by addressing some of the problems highlighted here.