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Geoffrey Rush: Actor wins biggest ever defamation payout in Australia

Thursday, May 23rd 2019, 15:02
related countries: Australia Australia

Oscar-winner Geoffrey Rush is awarded A$2.9M over allegations printed in an Australian newspaper.
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Michael Slater: Former Australia cricketer removed from flight

Tuesday, May 21st 2019, 4:55

Michael Slater, now a popular Australian commentator, apologises for his "disruptive" behaviour.
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Australian finds gold nugget with detector

Monday, May 20th 2019, 5:37

The 1.4kg nugget was found by a man using a metal detector in a Western Australian gold field.
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Australian betting company pays out for wrong result

Sunday, May 19th 2019, 12:22
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's Sportsbet handed out A$1m to those betting on a Labor win, two days before the vote.
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Five memories of former Australian PM Bob Hawke

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 16:17

The former Australian prime minister, who dominated the country's politics in the 1980s, has died aged 89.
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Plastic pollution: Flip-flop tide engulfs 'paradise' island

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 13:07

Up to a million shoes are among the tide of plastic debris washed up on an Australian island say scientists.
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Australia election 2019: The most remote polling stations

Tuesday, May 14th 2019, 15:52

Australian election officials cross air, land and sea - sometimes to set up a single ballot box.
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Toddler invades Aussie rules football pitch during game

Tuesday, May 14th 2019, 9:45

Two-year-old Pippa decided she wanted to be part of the action at an amateur Australian rules game.
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2019 Australia election in 11 charts

Monday, May 13th 2019, 16:25

Heatwaves, housing and a turbulent leadership - what will drive Australian voters next weekend?
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Australian wins lottery using numbers from a dream

Monday, May 13th 2019, 8:50

The Australian said he had been playing the numbers after dreaming them 13 years ago.
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Massive dust storm engulfs Australian city

Tuesday, May 7th 2019, 21:07
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Mildura

The storm swept over Mildura in Australia with wind gusts reaching up to 87km/h (54mph).
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Australia PM Scott Morrison egged on campaign trail

Tuesday, May 7th 2019, 5:02

Scott Morrison is targeted by a protester while campaigning ahead of the Australian election.
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Adam Sky, top Australian DJ, dies in accident in Bali

Monday, May 6th 2019, 7:34

Adam Sky, 42, was involved in a fatal accident while trying to help an injured friend in Bali.
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Les Murray: 'Subhuman redneck' and great Australian poet

Friday, May 3rd 2019, 14:15
related countries: Australia Australia

Les Murray's rich poetry defined Australia's landscape and captured its unique vernacular for all time.
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Three-eyed snake found on Australian highway

Thursday, May 2nd 2019, 7:09

Rangers found the "peculiar" creature with three functional eyes on a highway in the Northern Territory.
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Australian guilty of plane bomb plot involving meat grinder

Wednesday, May 1st 2019, 8:40

The man conspired to blow up an Etihad flight using a bomb hidden in a meat grinder, a jury rules.
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Justine Damond: US policeman guilty of Australian's murder

Tuesday, April 30th 2019, 23:49
related countries: United States United States

Mohamed Noor shot Justine Damond as she approached his patrol car to report a possible rape.
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Australian Senate candidate Steve Dickson quits over strip club videos

Tuesday, April 30th 2019, 4:05

Footage showed aspiring Australian senator Steve Dickson groping women and making derogatory remarks.
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Handsome Her: Australian vegan café to close after ‘man tax’ furore

Thursday, April 25th 2019, 17:13

The owners of an Australian cafe say they are closing after becoming the "punching bag of the internet".
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Australian father and son lifesavers drown in tourist rescue bid

Monday, April 22nd 2019, 14:58
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Ross

Ross and Andrew Powell had been trying to save a tourist off Australia's southern coast.
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Homeless Australian man reunited with lost rat pet by police

Friday, April 19th 2019, 3:57

Lucy the rat went missing in downtown Sydney, sparking a social media search and emotional reunion.
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Bangka Island: The WW2 massacre and a 'truth too awful to speak'

Thursday, April 18th 2019, 16:03

Twenty-one Australian nurses died at Bangka Island, but a historian says there's more to the story.
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George Pell case: Australian media defend 'contempt' allegations

Monday, April 15th 2019, 6:54

Prosecutors say 36 media figures broke the law over coverage of Cardinal George Pell's abuse trial.
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Israel Folau: Australia end player's contract over anti-gay message

Monday, April 15th 2019, 6:05
related countries: Israel Israel

The Australian rugby union authorities terminate Israel Folau's contract over a social media post in which he said "hell awaits" gay people.
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Why strangers are paying Australian women's debts

Sunday, April 14th 2019, 23:03

Aboriginal women are being disproportionately jailed due to an "unjust" law, campaigners say.
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Why an Australian MP admitted to taking MDMA

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 17:52
related countries: Australia Australia

Cate Faehrmann made the possibly world-first political disclosure amid a heated debate in Australia.
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Tasmania makes it optional to list gender on birth certificates

Wednesday, April 10th 2019, 7:48

It is the first Australian state to pass such legislation, after a lengthy and divisive debate.
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Vegan protests: 'Un-Australian' activists arrested, PM Morrison says

Monday, April 8th 2019, 8:11

Scott Morrison rebukes animal rights activists after dozens are arrested in nationwide protests.
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Christchurch attacks: NZ suspect ordered to undergo mental health tests

Friday, April 5th 2019, 2:35

Members of Christchurch's Muslim community were at the hearing of the man accused of murdering 50 people.
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Australian politician censured for NZ remarks

Wednesday, April 3rd 2019, 3:23
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's Fraser Anning caused outrage by blaming the Christchurch attacks on Muslim migration.
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Thalidomide scandal: How Australia's response has 'lagged behind'

Tuesday, April 2nd 2019, 23:11

Australian survivors of the global medical scandal say they now have "hope" for greater action.
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Daphne Dunne: Australian Prince Harry superfan dies at 99

Tuesday, April 2nd 2019, 8:48
related countries: Australia Australia

Daphne Dunne was probably Australia's biggest fan of the royals and of Prince Harry in particular.
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Australian gun laws: One Nation party 'sought NRA money' in US

Tuesday, March 26th 2019, 10:00
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States

The minor One Nation party discussed softening Australia's strict gun laws with the NRA, videos show.
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Tayla Harris: Australian rules football player's online trolling compared to sexual abuse

Wednesday, March 20th 2019, 13:12

Online abuse of Australian rules footballer Tayla Harris has been described as "abhorrent and disgusting".
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Airbnb host jailed for killing guest over unpaid bill

Tuesday, March 19th 2019, 2:10

Australian Jason Colton carried out the "vicious" attack on a guest who could not pay the bill.
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Christchurch shootings: Australian homes raided over NZ mosque attacks

Monday, March 18th 2019, 3:59

New South Wales police search two homes near the hometown of the alleged Christchurch mosque gunman.
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Australian man blocks arrow with mobile phone

Thursday, March 14th 2019, 2:16

The shot was fired by a man armed with a bow during a confrontation at a house, police say.
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George Pell: Cardinal jailed for child sexual abuse in Australia

Wednesday, March 13th 2019, 5:00

Australian Cardinal George Pell is the most senior Catholic ever convicted of such crimes.
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Hakeem al-Araibi, refugee footballer, gets Australian citizenship

Tuesday, March 12th 2019, 10:30
related countries: Bahrain Bahrain, Thailand Thailand

Hakeem al-Araibi was held in Thailand for two months as his native Bahrain sought his extradition.
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Australian farmer Gene Charles Bristow guilty of raping backpacker

Monday, March 4th 2019, 7:53

The farmer lured the 24-year European to his farm promising a job but then chained up and raped her.
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George Pell to appeal child abuse conviction

Tuesday, February 26th 2019, 13:43

Australian Cardinal George Pell is set to appeal, after being found guilty of sexual offences in Melbourne.
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Serena Williams: Cartoon accused of racism cleared by press watchdog

Monday, February 25th 2019, 4:14

An Australian newspaper's image of Serena Williams having a tantrum drew global criticism last year.
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Australian farmers' long road after mass cattle deaths

Sunday, February 24th 2019, 0:23

An estimated 500,000 animals have died in a flood disaster in Queensland, crippling local graziers.
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Julie Bishop: Ex-contender for Australian PM to leave politics

Thursday, February 21st 2019, 6:31

Julie Bishop has been the highest-ranking woman to serve in the two-term government.
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Uighur Australian's plea to 'save' his family in China

Wednesday, February 20th 2019, 16:42
related countries: China China

The man fears that his wife will be detained in China, meaning he may never meet his son.
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Australian political parties hit by 'state actor' hack, PM says

Monday, February 18th 2019, 12:02

The "sophisticated" activity follows an intrusion on parliamentary servers, PM Scott Morrison says.
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Australian floods send dirty water across Great Barrier Reef

Friday, February 15th 2019, 2:56
related countries: Australia Australia

Floodwaters in northern Australia have spread to the World Heritage site, raising concerns for coral.
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Australian senator sorry for wiping blood on ex-leader's door

Thursday, February 14th 2019, 8:21

Senator Brian Burston had been involved in a scuffle with Senator Pauline Hanson's aide.
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Backpacker raped by Australian farmer after job lure, trial hears

Wednesday, February 6th 2019, 2:03
related countries: Belgium Belgium

The farmer attacked the Belgian woman after contacting her on a classifieds site, a jury hears.
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Australian horse trainer charged

Friday, February 1st 2019, 9:16

Leading trainer Darren Weir and two other men are charged by stewards in the Australian horse racing corruption and welfare scandal.
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Australian air strike may have killed Iraqi civilians, officials say

Friday, February 1st 2019, 1:37
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Officials say they cannot determine whether the nation's forces killed up to 18 civilians in 2017.
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Behrouz Boochani: Refugee who wrote book using WhatsApp wins top prize

Thursday, January 31st 2019, 14:12

Behrouz Boochani sent messages to his translator from an Australian offshore detention centre.
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Darren Weir: Australian police find illegal equipment in raid of horse trainer's stables

Wednesday, January 30th 2019, 13:37

Australian police find illegal electric shock equipment at the stables of renowned horse trainer Darren Weir.
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Australian Open 2019: Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal to win record seventh title

Sunday, January 27th 2019, 13:00

Novak Djokovic wins a record seventh Australian Open men's singles title with a crushing victory over Rafael Nadal.
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Australian Open 2019: Naomi Osaka beats Petra Kvitova to win title

Saturday, January 26th 2019, 14:20

Naomi Osaka beats Petra Kvitova to win the Australian Open in three thrilling sets, sealing back-to-back Grand Slam titles.
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Bungaree: Indigenous man who helped Flinders explore Australia

Friday, January 25th 2019, 17:13
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Flinders

Bungaree was the only Australian on the first ship to circumnavigate the continent, but his story is often ignored.
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Australian woman bitten by snake in toilet

Friday, January 25th 2019, 4:57

She "jumped off her seat" after receiving the non-venomous strike in the dark, a snake handler says.
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Australian Open 2019: Petra Kvitova beats Danielle Collins to reach final

Thursday, January 24th 2019, 7:29
related countries: United States United States

Petra Kvitova reaches her first Grand Slam final since being stabbed, beating unseeded American Danielle Collins at the Australian Open.
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