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Australian prisoner gave birth alone in 'degrading' cell incident

Wednesday, December 12th 2018, 8:15

The prisoner endured a "degrading and high risk" birth inside a locked cell, a review finds.
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Philip Wilson: Ex-archbishop's conviction for covering-up abuse is quashed

Thursday, December 6th 2018, 5:27

Australian clergyman Philip Wilson's conviction for concealing child sexual abuse is overturned.
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Chris Dawson: Arrest in podcast-highlighted Australian mystery

Wednesday, December 5th 2018, 3:33

Lynette Dawson's 1982 disappearance in Sydney has gained global attention through a popular podcast.
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Arsalan Khawaja: Australia cricket star's brother 'framed' terror suspect

Tuesday, December 4th 2018, 4:50

The brother of Australian cricket star Usman Khawaja allegedly framed another man with a fake terror plot.
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Australian defence lawyer named as police informant

Monday, December 3rd 2018, 13:41

An Australian barrister who represented notorious criminals reported on her own clients to police.
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The 'right to bare arms' in Australia's parliament

Monday, December 3rd 2018, 13:31
related countries: Australia Australia

Journalist Patricia Karvelas has been kicked out of the Australian parliament for showing too much skin on her arm.
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'Kiwi' nickname not discriminatory, Australian tribunal finds

Monday, December 3rd 2018, 6:08
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A New Zealand woman's complaint of racial discrimination is rejected by an Australian tribunal.
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Climate change: Australian students skip school for mass protest

Friday, November 30th 2018, 9:03
related countries: Australia Australia

Thousands skip school to urge action on climate change, despite criticism from PM Scott Morrison.
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Simone Fraser murder: Wrong Peter Brown in Melbourne court

Thursday, November 29th 2018, 18:58

An Australian judge is not impressed as prison officials bring a murderer's namesake for sentencing.
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John Jarratt: Wolf Creek actor to stand trial on rape charge

Thursday, November 29th 2018, 3:13

Australian actor John Jarratt has denied that he attacked a woman in Sydney in 1976.
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The fight over the right to name Australian places

Tuesday, November 27th 2018, 16:39

Many Australians would like to see place names reflect a more modern, equal nation.
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Australian truck dangles off road bridge

Tuesday, November 20th 2018, 11:19

The accident has resulted in lane closures and major delays on a freeway north of Melbourne.
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Sisto Malaspina: The cafe owner who has stirred Melbourne's grief

Tuesday, November 20th 2018, 7:05

Murdered in a terror attack, Sisto Malaspina has been remembered for his remarkable "Australian story".
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Australian wedding magazine White shuts after LGBT row

Sunday, November 18th 2018, 15:46

Australian wedding magazine White was dropped by advertisers for refusing to feature gay couples.
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'Stingray' attack kills Australian man in Tasmania

Sunday, November 18th 2018, 9:07

The 42-year-old man went into cardiac arrest after the attack off Tasmania's coast, police say.
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Paraplegic athlete 'forced to urinate in bottle' on flight

Wednesday, November 14th 2018, 15:51

The athlete says flyDubai could not supply him with a wheelchair on a seven-hour flight.
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Australia strawberry scare: Woman arrested in Queensland

Sunday, November 11th 2018, 9:49

A 50-year-old woman is arrested over the Australian food scare, where needles were hidden in fruit.
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Conjoined twins: Bhutanese girls separated in six-hour surgery

Friday, November 9th 2018, 8:01
related countries: Bhutan Bhutan

The 15-month-old girls from Bhutan are "doing very well", Australian surgeons say.
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Cricketer shocks with 'leave India' jibe

Thursday, November 8th 2018, 14:26
related countries: India India

The cricketer was responding to a fan who said he preferred Australian and English batsmen.
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Tesla names Robyn Denholm as chair to replace Elon Musk

Thursday, November 8th 2018, 8:54

Telecoms executive Robyn Denholm will take over the role while Elon Musk remains chief executive.
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Australian man killed by shark

Tuesday, November 6th 2018, 2:31

It is the third shark attack at a popular destination in Queensland since September.
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Drone Racing World Championships: Race to be crowned top pilot

Monday, November 5th 2018, 10:57
related countries: China China
related places: Shenzhen

A 15-year-old Australian is crowned overall winner at the drone racing world cup in Shenzhen, China.
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World drone racing championship won by Australian teenager

Monday, November 5th 2018, 5:38

Rudi Browning, 15, and his drone beat more than 120 other racers at the world finals in Shenzhen.
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Volunteers restore Australian map to Wiltshire hillside

Sunday, November 4th 2018, 0:25

A chalk map carved into a Wiltshire hill has been restored by volunteers in time for Armistice Day.
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Patricia Fox: Philippines expels Australian nun and Duterte critic

Saturday, November 3rd 2018, 16:18

Australian Patricia Fox, 72, has repeatedly denounced President Rodrigo Duterte's security crackdowns.
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Australian who encouraged wife's suicide jailed in landmark case

Friday, November 2nd 2018, 14:50

Graham Morant stood to receive A$1.4m (£770,000; $1m) from his wife's life insurance policy.
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Australian cafe mocked after 'inadvertent' exam coincidence

Thursday, November 1st 2018, 5:11

School students use an "inadvertent" coincidence on a state-wide test to unleash fake reviews.
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Australian awarded house in 'bizarre' 20-year squatting case

Wednesday, October 31st 2018, 8:11

Bill Gertos had changed the locks and leased the house to others - giving him legal ownership rights.
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Drowning kangaroo rescued by Australian police officers

Sunday, October 28th 2018, 10:54

The kangaroo was moments from death when two police officers jumped into the sea to rescue it.
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Australian admits kidnap and rape of Briton in outback ordeal

Friday, October 19th 2018, 4:55

Marcus Martin held the tourist captive for weeks and repeatedly attacked her in Queensland.
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Australian woman 'who faked cancer for cash' is charged

Friday, October 19th 2018, 2:47

The 27-year-old is charged with fraud after allegedly gaining A$55,000 in funds for a fake illness.
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'It's OK to be white' bill defeated in Australian Senate

Monday, October 15th 2018, 14:55

The provocative motion started by a far-right politician lost by just three votes in the Senate.
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Kangaroo launches savage attack on family in Queensland

Sunday, October 14th 2018, 8:02

An Australian wildlife carer suffers a punctured lung as the animal is fended off with broom and shovel.
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Royal Australian Air Force plane flies low over Brisbane

Thursday, October 11th 2018, 17:07

A Royal Australian Air Force plane gives Brisbane residents a low-flying show.
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Whale calf rescued from shark net near Australian coast

Tuesday, October 9th 2018, 17:36
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Gold Coast

It look two hours to free the new-born humpback whale, off Australia's Gold Coast.
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Australia defies climate warning to back coal

Tuesday, October 9th 2018, 14:35

The Australian government has backed coal-fired power despite the recommendations of a major report on climate change.
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'Wonder horse' wins 28 races in a row

Saturday, October 6th 2018, 7:18

Top Australian horse Winx wins her 28th consecutive race when accelerating from last to first to claim the Turnbull Stakes at Flemington in Melbourne.
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James Ricketson case: 'Dad saved my life so I helped save him from jail'

Thursday, October 4th 2018, 15:20
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

When an Australian filmmaker was jailed in Cambodia, his adopted daughter set about returning a favour.
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Australian man convicted of encouraging wife's suicide

Tuesday, October 2nd 2018, 9:09

One of Graham Morant's court convictions appears to be unprecedented, Australian prosecutors say.
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ABC boss quits over Australian political interference claims

Thursday, September 27th 2018, 7:39

The broadcaster's chair quits amid allegations the government leaned on him to dismiss two journalists.
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Western Australia police investigate 'sickening' kangaroo killings

Wednesday, September 26th 2018, 14:52

Australian police reportedly refuse to release footage of men "torturing and killing" the animals.
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Orange turns purple: Australian scientists solve fruit mystery

Wednesday, September 26th 2018, 3:29

An Australian woman asked for an investigation after her son ate fruit that later changed colour.
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Inskip Point: Section of Australian beach collapses into sea

Monday, September 24th 2018, 8:04

The sudden landslip swallowed an area up to 300m (1,000 feet) wide, officials say.
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Australia fruit scare: Needles found in strawberries in New Zealand

Sunday, September 23rd 2018, 9:18
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Auckland

The Australian scare over strawberries spreads as needles are found in fruit exported to New Zealand.
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James Ricketson: Jailed Australian filmmaker pardoned in Cambodia

Friday, September 21st 2018, 16:25
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

James Ricketson is granted a royal pardon after he was jailed in Cambodia on spying charges.
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Australian strawberries: Why would someone hide a needle in fruit?

Friday, September 21st 2018, 6:31
related countries: Australia Australia

Criminologists explore a food safety scare in Australia, and what could be motivating copycats.
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Australia strawberry scare: Woolworths halts sewing needle sales

Thursday, September 20th 2018, 10:33

The Australian supermarket giant says the move is a temporary one amid a strawberry safety scare.
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Qantas eyes non-stop London-Sydney flights

Tuesday, September 18th 2018, 23:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The Australian airline wants to launch the service by 2022 - if the right planes are available by then.
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Amanda Reid: Australian Paralympian 'exaggerated symptoms'

Tuesday, September 18th 2018, 11:09

A former coach and other athletes tell the BBC of suspicions about Paralympic athlete Amanda Reid.
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Aussie policeman's beat covers area as big as the UK

Monday, September 17th 2018, 12:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

It takes this police officer four days to drive across his beat, which covers huge areas of the Australian outback.
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Harper Nielsen: Australian schoolgirl's national anthem protest

Wednesday, September 12th 2018, 12:14

Harper Nielsen stirs a social media storm claiming "Advance Australia Fair" ignores indigenous people.
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Australian police find 'up to' five bodies in a house in Bedford

Sunday, September 9th 2018, 9:32

Police say a man led them to the address in a Perth suburb, where dead women and children were found.
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Sinead McNamara: 'No foul play' in Australian Instagrammer death

Wednesday, September 5th 2018, 15:03

It is widely reported that 20-year-old Australian Sinead McNamara took her own life.
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Australian paramedics grant dying man's ice cream wish

Wednesday, September 5th 2018, 2:59

The gesture was enjoyed "so much" by the Australian man on his final trip to hospital, relatives say.
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Neighbours shows first same-sex TV Australian wedding

Monday, September 3rd 2018, 17:16

The long-running soap is marking marriage equality in the country with its latest episode.
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Sinead McNamara, Australian Instagram model, dies on Greek yacht

Monday, September 3rd 2018, 9:30
related countries: Greece Greece

Police are investigating Sinead McNamara's death on board a billionaire's yacht in Greece.
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Cambodia jails Australian filmmaker found guilty of espionage

Friday, August 31st 2018, 8:42
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

James Ricketson was arrested while he was flying a drone over an opposition rally in Cambodia.
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