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Neil Prakash: Turkey rejects extradition of Australian jihadist

Friday, July 20th 2018, 2:26
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A Turkish court says it will not send IS recruiter Neil Prakash to face terror charges at home.
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Wittenoom: Tourists urged to stay away from asbestos town

Friday, July 13th 2018, 15:31

Despite health warnings, travellers are visiting a deadly Australian town contaminated with asbestos.
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Australian Ballet performance cut short by rat

Thursday, July 12th 2018, 3:12

Dancers were left in the dark after the rodent gnawed through key power cables in Adelaide.
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Sydney restaurant 'dumped' drunk customers on street

Monday, July 9th 2018, 12:06

The venue was fined after its staff carried the intoxicated and unconscious customers outside.
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First eastern quolls born in Australian wild for half a century

Monday, July 9th 2018, 7:48
related countries: Australia Australia

For the first time in more than 50 years the marsupial is born in the wild on mainland Australia.
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Japanese tourist dies while climbing Uluru in Australia

Wednesday, July 4th 2018, 7:49
related countries: Australia Australia, Japan Japan

The man collapsed while scaling the Australian landmark, a trek that will soon be banned.
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Sarah Hanson-Young calls out Australian Senate sexism after jibe

Tuesday, July 3rd 2018, 14:51

Australian Senator Sarah Hanson-Young tells the BBC she is no longer prepared to ignore sexism.
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Guy Pearce calls Kevin Spacey 'a handsy guy'

Tuesday, July 3rd 2018, 12:20

Actor Guy Pearce shared the anecdote about working with Spacey in 1997 on an Australian chat show.
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Australian sunglasses firm apologises for Jasenovac ad campaign

Tuesday, July 3rd 2018, 11:38
related countries: Croatia Croatia
related places: Jasenovac

An Australian glasses company removes part of a campaign filmed in Croatia after a series of complaints.
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Australian senator Leyonhjelm criticised for 'sexist slurs'

Monday, July 2nd 2018, 8:35

David Leyonhjelm says he will not apologise for commenting on a female senator's private life.
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'Mansplaining' advert for University of Adelaide draws criticism

Saturday, June 30th 2018, 10:26

The image, for the University of Adelaide, shows a man holding forth to five silent women.
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BAE wins multi-billion pound Australian warship contract

Friday, June 29th 2018, 6:22
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The nine anti-submarine warships will be built in Australia by a local workforce.
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Australia charges former officer in East Timor spy case

Thursday, June 28th 2018, 9:17
related countries: East Timor East Timor

The ex-intelligence officer famously raised concerns about an Australian spying operation.
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Australian police acknowledge 27 deaths as probable hate crimes

Wednesday, June 27th 2018, 9:04

The deaths of 27 men last century were most likely homophobic crimes, an investigation finds.
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Rebel Wilson ordered to repay millions in defamation case

Wednesday, June 27th 2018, 7:40

Bauer Media successfully appealed against the size of a record Australian payout for defamation.
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Phillip Hancock: Rare foreign organ donor praised in China

Monday, June 25th 2018, 15:21
related countries: China China

In a nation where foreigners rarely donate organs, Australian Phillip Hancock changed five lives.
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Kangaroo pitch invader halts Australian football game

Monday, June 25th 2018, 8:49
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

A kangaroo became an unlikely pitch invader when it hopped into a local football game in Canberra.
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Icy dip to mark winter solstice in Antarctica

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 8:42

Australian scientists take the plunge to welcome the return of brighter days after weeks of darkness.
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The Australian town that killed its residents

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 1:46

The town that killed its residents.
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Fatal Dreamworld ride had previous malfunctions, inquest hears

Monday, June 18th 2018, 6:11

A long-awaited inquest into the Australian theme park tragedy hears of previous malfunctions.
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Australian soldiers condemned over Nazi flag

Thursday, June 14th 2018, 4:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The "utterly unacceptable" incident happened in Afghanistan in 2007, PM Malcolm Turnbull says.
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Aboriginal treaties: Australian states at 'beginning of journey'

Friday, June 8th 2018, 7:12

The nation is the only Commonwealth country not to have a treaty with its indigenous peoples.
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Korean woman survives six days in Australian wilderness

Thursday, June 7th 2018, 15:01
related countries: Australia Australia, North Korea North Korea

Korean Joohee Han is found in Queensland, Australia, days after falling into a ravine during a climb.
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Australian beaches covered with rubbish from lost sea cargo

Tuesday, June 5th 2018, 8:56

Locals complain of "mountains of rubbish" after 83 shipping containers slipped overboard at sea.
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Australian bank offers to pay record fine

Monday, June 4th 2018, 1:35
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's largest lender was accused of breaching money laundering and terror financing laws.
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Australian minister Greg Hunt accused of misogyny

Thursday, May 31st 2018, 2:11

Greg Hunt has not responded to that assertion, but apologises for swearing at a town mayor.
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Neighbours to show Australian TV's first gay wedding

Wednesday, May 30th 2018, 16:34

The long-running soap will air Aaron Brennan and David Tanaka's nuptials in September.
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Tiahleigh Palmer: The 12-year-old murdered by her foster father

Friday, May 25th 2018, 7:26

Australian Tiahleigh Palmer was killed by her foster father who feared his son had got her pregnant.
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Australian woman sentenced to death in Malaysia over drugs

Thursday, May 24th 2018, 9:06
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The 54-year-old Australian was found to be carrying 1.1kg of crystal methamphetamine in 2014.
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Australian cat-proof fence protects endangered species

Thursday, May 24th 2018, 7:02

The world's longest pest-proof fence will protect native animals in the Australian outback.
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MH370 not deliberately crashed by pilot, say investigators

Tuesday, May 22nd 2018, 19:29

Australian investigators reject claims the missing passenger jet was deliberately crashed into the sea.
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Australian archbishop Philip Wilson guilty of concealing child sex abuses

Tuesday, May 22nd 2018, 9:48

Philip Wilson is the most senior Catholic in the world to be charged and convicted of the offence.
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Is removing 'Aboriginal' from birth certificates whitewashing history?

Thursday, May 17th 2018, 8:35

One indigenous Australian was shocked to discover his relatives' birth records had been altered.
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Why an Australian supermarket chain is locking up baby milk

Tuesday, May 15th 2018, 8:32
related countries: China China

The move by Australian chain Coles follows controversy about the resale of products in China.
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Bereaved Australian father describes his feelings

Sunday, May 13th 2018, 17:42
related countries: Australia Australia

The father of four children found shot dead with their mother in Australia says he is "sad" but "not angry".
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Australian toddler's alleged rape was a 'foreseeable risk'

Thursday, May 10th 2018, 7:09
related countries: Australia Australia

Authorities failed a two-year-old girl, a report finds, in a case that has shocked Australia.
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David Goodall: 'I no longer want to continue life'

Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 17:46
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

The Australian scientist, 104, sets out his reasons for travelling to Switzerland to voluntarily end his life.
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Five Australian politicians ousted over dual citizenship

Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 7:25

They join 10 MPs removed last year for being dual nationals, which is not allowed under Australian law.
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Australia pledges cash to save declining koala population

Monday, May 7th 2018, 11:03

New South Wales sets aside thousands of hectares of forest to secure the future of an Australian icon.
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VAR: Technical problem helps decide Australian A-League grand final

Sunday, May 6th 2018, 11:39
related countries: Australia Australia

Technical problems prevent the video assistant referee being used to help decide the controversial winning goal in Australia's A-League grand final.
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Macron thanks Australian leader's 'delicious wife'

Wednesday, May 2nd 2018, 11:17
related countries: France France

The French president's usually excellent English failed him for a moment in front of the cameras.
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Peter Norman: Sprinter involved in Black Power salute given posthumous Order of Merit

Saturday, April 28th 2018, 8:29

Peter Norman, the Australian sprinter involved in the Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics, will be awarded an "overdue" posthumous Order of Merit.
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Australian boy flies solo to Bali 'after row over holiday'

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 4:09
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Bali

The child was found by police in Indonesia after booking the solo trip on his parents' credit card.
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Elderly dog helps save girl lost in Australian bush

Monday, April 23rd 2018, 5:26
related countries: Australia Australia

The animal, Max, remained with the three-year-old girl as she took shelter in Australia.
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Philippines' Duterte says he ordered probe into Australian nun

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 3:14
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Philippines leader accuses the Australian of "disorderly conduct", in a warning to foreign critics.
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Australian surf event cancelled after shark attacks

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 3:36
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's Margaret River Pro will not continue after two men were bitten nearby, officials say.
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Pacific Dawn: Woman missing after fall from cruise ship

Friday, April 13th 2018, 9:18

Australian authorities end the search for a passenger who fell overboard in the Coral Sea.
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Australian company Optus apologises for 'Anglo-Saxon' job ad

Friday, April 13th 2018, 6:20

Telecommunications company Optus apologises after being accused of racism on social media.
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Australian jailed for 'despicable' fake cancer scam

Wednesday, April 11th 2018, 1:35

The woman accepted thousands of dollars from donors after falsely claiming to be terminally ill.
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Prince Charles reunited with fan who stole a kiss

Sunday, April 8th 2018, 11:08

On his Australian tour, the prince greets a woman who first met him as a teen and stole a kiss.
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Russell Crowe 'divorce auction': Memorabilia sold in Sydney

Saturday, April 7th 2018, 14:17

The actor clears out his "stuff", with his armour from Gladiator smashing expectations.
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Great white shark follows police off Australian coast

Wednesday, April 4th 2018, 14:46

They were patrolling off the South Australian coast when they noticed something behind them.
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Australian ball-tampering: Steve Smith & Cameron Bancroft will not contest bans

Wednesday, April 4th 2018, 8:17

Ex-Australia captain Steve Smith and batsman Cameron Bancroft say they will not contest their ball-tampering bans.
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Commonwealth Games: Delegate accused of assaulting athlete

Wednesday, April 4th 2018, 2:46

Australian police say they are investigating a complaint against an overseas team official.
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Australia ball-tampering: David Warner's tearful apology

Saturday, March 31st 2018, 5:28

Australian cricketer David Warner cries as he admits he may never play for his country again.
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Australian ball-tampering: Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft apologise

Thursday, March 29th 2018, 13:06

Former Australia captain Steve Smith breaks down in tears as he apologises for his part in the ball-tampering scandal.
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Australia's indigenous languages have one source, study says

Wednesday, March 28th 2018, 2:01

All indigenous languages can be traced to a mother tongue dubbed Proto-Australian, researchers say.
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