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Battle of Beersheba charge recreated for centenary

Wednesday, November 1st 2017, 1:19
related countries: Israel Israel, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Beersheba

Israeli, Australian and New Zealand leaders mark the 100-year anniversary of a World War One battle.
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Papua New Guinea closure

Monday, October 30th 2017, 17:07
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

An Australian-run detention centre on Papua New Guinea is scheduled to close on Tuesday.
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Chris Gayle: Cricketer wins Sydney defamation case

Monday, October 30th 2017, 6:41

An Australian publisher made false claims that the cricketer exposed himself, a jury finds.
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AFL player Broad sorry for sharing topless woman photo

Monday, October 30th 2017, 4:47

Australian football player Nathan Broad sent the image, which went viral, without the woman's consent.
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Australian indigenous leaders criticise rejection of 'voice'

Friday, October 27th 2017, 2:26

Aboriginal leaders criticise a government decision not to support a "voice" to parliament.
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Canberra 'city to visit' listing revives Australian debate

Wednesday, October 25th 2017, 4:47
related countries: Australia Australia

The capital makes a list of the world's destination cities, prompting jokes, then defence, online.
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AC/DC producer George Young dies at 70

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 16:57

Australian songwriter and AC/DC producer George Young dies aged 70.
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North Korea urges Australia to distance itself from US

Friday, October 20th 2017, 0:16
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States
related places: Trump

The Australian government should distance itself from the Trump administration, a letter says.
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Whale in beach grave to be dug up in Australia

Thursday, October 19th 2017, 6:25
related countries: Australia Australia

Buried whale to be dug up by Australian authorities over shark fears.
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Six fishermen missing in capsize off Australian coast

Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 8:36

Police say their boat capsized on Monday, and a crewmate was rescued about 12 hours later.
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Lisa Wilkinson: Top Australian presenter quits in 'equal pay row'

Monday, October 16th 2017, 12:58

Lisa Wilkinson says she is leaving because the Nine Network has not "met her expectations".
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Crocodile attack suspected in search for Australian woman

Friday, October 13th 2017, 4:05

Police searching for a missing woman with dementia say they have found human remains.
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Unsent text accepted as dead man's will by Australian court

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 9:47
related countries: Australia Australia

A court in Australia rules a draft text message can be accepted as an official will.
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Australian woman picks up shark in pool rescue

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 7:37

The Sydney woman freed the stranded animal, describing it as "like a toddler" to lift.
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Australian woman lifts shark to safety

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 7:22

The woman threw the shark into the sea after picking it up in a Sydney rock pool.
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Australian plans for child terror detentions cause backlash

Friday, October 6th 2017, 14:51

Legislation that could see 10-year-olds being held for two weeks faces a political backlash.
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MH370's enduring mystery 'almost inconceivable', report says

Tuesday, October 3rd 2017, 5:27

Australian investigators deliver their final report into the plane's 2014 disappearance.
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Belle Gibson: Wellness blogger fined for fake cancer tale

Thursday, September 28th 2017, 0:29

An Australian court orders Belle Gibson to pay A$410,000 for misleading her readers.
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Australian thief's getaway blocked by automatic doors

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 14:45

Automatic doors turn security guard when a man robs an Australian service station.
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Australian restaurant draws controversy over hanging cow

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 6:33

The Australian eatery is criticised for suspending a taxidermied animal above diners.
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Serbian-Australian jailed for war crimes

Wednesday, September 27th 2017, 4:10
related countries: Croatia Croatia

The Serbian-Australian was convicted by a Croatian court over tortures and killings in the 1990s.
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Whale exhumed from Australian beach after backlash

Monday, September 25th 2017, 7:45

The humpback whale had been buried on a beach, prompting fears it would attract sharks.
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Australian schoolgirl raises alarm over flesh-eating disease

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 6:14

An Australian girl whose knee was eaten away by a Buruli ulcer calls for better research funding.
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Australian school discriminated against turban-wearing boy

Wednesday, September 20th 2017, 6:24

A tribunal says the Christian school discriminated against the boy by not letting him wear a turban.
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Man accused of punching Kevin Rudd's godson 'over gay marriage'

Friday, September 15th 2017, 1:00

The teenager was assaulted for "standing up for marriage equality", the Australian ex-PM claims.
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Australian police clear soldier over 'severed hands'

Thursday, September 14th 2017, 8:23
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Australia Australia

The corporal in Australia's SAS will not face charges over an incident in Afghanistan in 2013.
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Rebel Wilson wins large defamation payout

Wednesday, September 13th 2017, 8:13

The "unprecedented" payout follows the actress's claim her career was stifled by untrue articles.
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Australia gambling: Landmark slot-machine case begins

Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 11:12

The Australian woman says so-called "pokie" machines mislead players about their chances of winning.
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Australian MP speaks out about finding husband's child abuse images

Monday, September 11th 2017, 17:20
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Australian MP Rachel Carling-Jenkins describes finding child abuse images on her husband's computer.
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Australian fundraiser Connie Johnson dies hours after receiving honour

Friday, September 8th 2017, 10:40

Connie Johnson, 40, raised more than $5m Australian dollars (£3m) for cancer research.
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Australian politician reveals husband's child porn conviction

Thursday, September 7th 2017, 3:23

Rachel Carling-Jenkins gives a harrowing speech in an Australian state parliament.
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Australian court approves A$70m payout for PNG detainees

Wednesday, September 6th 2017, 4:01
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

The nation will compensate more than 1,300 asylum seekers and refugees detained in Papua New Guinea.
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Australian court hears challenges to same-sex marriage vote

Tuesday, September 5th 2017, 2:24
related countries: Australia Australia

The validity of a survey on changing Australia's marriage law is being contested in court.
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Australian Senate considers new rules after burka stunt

Tuesday, September 5th 2017, 0:17

The Senate will consider introducing dress standards after a far-right leader caused controversy.
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Australian man 'walks 100km' through outback after crash

Monday, September 4th 2017, 6:28

The man resorted to drinking urine while he trekked for more than two days, police say.
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Burning fuel hits crowd at Australian drag-racing event

Monday, September 4th 2017, 4:17

Twelve people are injured after a racing car performing burnouts sends flames into spectators.
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Deer causes 'unbelievable' damage to Australia funeral home

Friday, September 1st 2017, 4:54
related countries: Australia Australia

The animal ran into an Australian funeral home and hit furniture and walls, staff say.
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Australian politician 'targeted by massage scam' at New York hotel

Thursday, August 31st 2017, 8:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Gareth Ward says two "aggressive" men tried to blackmail him at a hotel in New York.
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Kent Heckenlively, US 'anti-vaxxer', denied Australian visa

Thursday, August 31st 2017, 1:58
related countries: United States United States

Kent Heckenlively has been refused a visa over his "dangerous" ideas, a government minister says.
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Australian channel apologises for 'racist' rugby video

Tuesday, August 29th 2017, 9:40

Host apologises for video accused of "casual racism" against Pacific Islanders.
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Dean Mercer: Former Australian Ironman champion dies

Monday, August 28th 2017, 7:14

Dean Mercer, 47, suffered a cardiac arrest while driving in Queensland, his family says.
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Tony Abbott: Australian ex-PM was 'too drunk' to make vote

Friday, August 25th 2017, 8:06

Malcolm Turnbull chides his predecessor, Tony Abbott, for once missing parliament in 2009.
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Meghan Trainor anger over anti-gay marriage ad

Friday, August 25th 2017, 6:13

The same-sex marriage supporter complains after her face was used in Australian "vote no" ad.
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Four hurt in baseball bat attack at Australian university

Friday, August 25th 2017, 6:03

The attacker was a student wielding a baseball bat, police say, but his motive remains unclear.
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'Amazing' rediscovery of rare Australian tree-rat

Thursday, August 24th 2017, 7:28

The black-footed tree rat was thought to be extinct in the north of Western Australia.
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Australian spy chief criticised for Duterte fist photo

Thursday, August 24th 2017, 6:01

An Australian spy chief should not have clenched his hand alongside the president, critics say.
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Bulldozer rampage: Australian man guilty of endangering lives

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 2:27

A man is found guilty of endangering a family after destroying four cars, a boat and a house.
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Australian zoo welcomes rare white koala

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, 5:53

The joey does not have albinism and would struggle to survive in the wild, experts say.
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Australian terror plan to hide plane bomb in Barbie revealed

Monday, August 21st 2017, 22:15

Details emerge of plans to hide bombs inside a doll and a meat grinder on an Australian flight.
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Danish Crown Prince Frederik 'denied entry to Australian pub'

Monday, August 21st 2017, 18:42
related countries: Denmark Denmark

The Danish royal was reportedly turned away because he did not have proper identification.
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Australia church abuse: Priests 'must report' confessions

Monday, August 14th 2017, 7:50

Priests who fail to report child abuse heard in confession should be charged, an Australian inquiry says.
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Barnaby Joyce: NZ confirms Australian deputy PM is dual citizen

Monday, August 14th 2017, 5:01
related countries: Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand

Holding public office as a dual citizen is not allowed under Australia's constitution.
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Norovirus outbreak hits cruise ship passengers

Friday, August 11th 2017, 2:46

At least 91 passengers suffered norovirus on the Sun Princess, Australian authorities say.
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Police make 17 arrests after drug syndicate bust

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 10:57

An Australian-led police operation is said to have smashed an international drugs syndicate
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Australian woman to stand trial in Colombia over drugs

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 1:21
related countries: Colombia Colombia

A judge rejects Cassie Sainsbury's plea bargain on charges of attempting to smuggle cocaine.
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Australian bank faces climate change case

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 5:25

Two shareholders say Commonwealth Bank failed to disclose investment risks such as weather events.
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