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Former Anglican dean jailed for raping boy in Australia

Thursday, October 17th 2019, 3:46
related countries: Australia Australia

Graeme Lawrence is the second most senior Australian religious figure to be jailed for sexual abuse.
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SOS spotted on camera saves missing Australian camper

Wednesday, October 16th 2019, 5:08

Missing for days, Deborah Pilgrim was rescued after a man performed a remote check on his property.
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David Eastman: Australian wrongfully jailed for 19 years wins payout

Monday, October 14th 2019, 6:38
related countries: Australia Australia

David Eastman was acquitted last year of killing one of Australia’s most senior police officers.
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Kmart abduction case: Australian jailed for molesting girl

Friday, October 11th 2019, 5:39

The man molested a seven-year-old girl after luring her away from the toy aisle of a Kmart store.
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Australian-UK blogger couple freed from Iran jail

Saturday, October 5th 2019, 14:43
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British-Australian Jolie King and Australian boyfriend Mark Firkin say they are "happy and relieved".
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Pop star Sia reveals battle with chronic pain disorder

Saturday, October 5th 2019, 6:43

The usually secretive Australian singer-songwriter says she has a rare disease called EDS.
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Wombat stoning: Australian police officer investigated over video

Thursday, October 3rd 2019, 11:16

Police are investigating the incident, which sparked outrage after it was shared on social media.
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Kangaroo killings: Australian charged with driving car into 20 animals

Wednesday, October 2nd 2019, 1:35

The 19-year-old man is accused of attacking the animals with his car in a "senseless slaughter".
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Trump asked Australian PM to help investigate Russia inquiry

Tuesday, October 1st 2019, 8:46
related countries: Australia Australia, Russia Russia
related places: Canberra

PM Scott Morrison agreed to assist with an investigation into the Mueller inquiry, Canberra confirms.
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Facebook tests hiding likes from Australian users

Friday, September 27th 2019, 0:37

It follows a similar and controversial trial by Instagram and is designed to ease social pressure.
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Naomi Osaka: Comedy duo 'A Masso' apologise for 'bleach' comments

Wednesday, September 25th 2019, 9:56
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese comedy duo 'A Masso' apologise after reportedly saying Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka "needed some bleach" during a live event.
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Australian Capital Territory legalises personal cannabis use

Wednesday, September 25th 2019, 7:59

The Australian Capital Territory becomes the nation's only jurisdiction to allow recreational use.
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Meteor lights up parts of Australian sky

Saturday, September 21st 2019, 13:56
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Video shows the moment the sky above Tasmania and Victoria was lit up by a meteor.
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Australian brothers guilty of IS plane bomb plot

Friday, September 20th 2019, 1:37

The pair tried to blow up an Etihad flight with a bomb hidden inside a meat grinder, a court finds.
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Donald Trump hosts Australia PM at the White House

Thursday, September 19th 2019, 22:21
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian PM Scott Morrison is only the second leader to receive a state dinner under President Trump.
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Australian hiker: 'I had to carry my broken leg'

Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 16:09

An Australian hiker who was injured in a fall says he had to crawl for rescue
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Australian hiker rescued after 'carrying' broken leg for two days

Wednesday, September 18th 2019, 6:05
related countries: Australia Australia

Neil Parker began his agonising trip to safety after falling 6m (20ft) down a waterfall in Australia.
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Magpie attack: Australian cyclist dies while fleeing swooping bird

Monday, September 16th 2019, 0:47

The man suffered head injuries after swerving his bicycle in a bid to avoid the aggressive bird.
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Kylie Moore-Gilbert named as British-Australian academic held in Iran

Saturday, September 14th 2019, 11:00
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kylie Moore-Gilbert, a Middle East specialist at Melbourne University, was detained "months ago".
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Australian and British bloggers held in Iran named

Thursday, September 12th 2019, 4:08
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian Mark Firkin and British-Australian Jolie King have been detained for about 10 weeks.
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Australian spring bushfires 'an omen' for summer season

Sunday, September 8th 2019, 18:02

Experts say the fires raging across two states are unprecedented this early in spring.
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Australian goes to court over BBQ smells

Tuesday, September 3rd 2019, 4:04

The Australian claims that her neighbours' barbecues, smoking and noisy children all cause offence.
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Australia flying student makes 'perfect' emergency landing

Monday, September 2nd 2019, 15:29

An Australian safely landed a light aircraft during his third lesson after his instructor blacked out.
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Trainee pilot lands plane safely after instructor passes out

Monday, September 2nd 2019, 11:14

Air traffic operators helped coach the Australian man to land on the runway during his flying lesson.
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Australian skydivers died in mid-air collision, coroner finds

Friday, August 30th 2019, 14:28

A coroner has called for skydivers to be banned from checking their own equipment after the incident.
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Yang Hengjun: Australian writer faces China spying charges

Tuesday, August 27th 2019, 12:12
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Australia says it has serious concerns for Yang Hengjun, who has been held in Beijing since January.
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Vegan Australian parents who left baby girl malnourished avoid jail

Thursday, August 22nd 2019, 7:07

The Australian baby girl was so under-developed she looked like a three-month-old at 19 months.
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Home and Away actor Ben Unwin dies aged 41

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 8:34

Ben Unwin played "bad boy" Jesse McGregor during two stints on the long-running Australian soap.
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In pictures: Australian Geographic's photo prize winners

Friday, August 16th 2019, 6:53

A drone shot of sharks circling a beached whale takes out top prize in the nature photo competition.
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Kangaroos filmed hopping through rare Australian snow

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 11:13

They were filmed bounding through the snow in New South Wales.
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Australia weather: Fierce winds batter southern states and snap pier

Friday, August 9th 2019, 4:46

It is the most intense cold weather system to hit south-eastern Australian in years, experts say.
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China condemns Australian MP's Nazi Germany parallel

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 6:47
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

The MP is stoking a "Cold War mentality" by arguing Australia must pre-empt threats, China says.
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Canada murders: Bodies found in hunt for two suspects

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 23:13
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

Police in Manitoba province have been hunting two teenagers suspected of three murders.
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Australian bureaucrat loses landmark case over political tweets

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 4:04

A public servant was fairly sacked for anonymously criticising the government, a court rules.
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Ben Simmons: Australian casino denies racial discrimination of NBA star

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 3:45

Ben Simmons posted a video which appeared to accuse the Australian casino of discrimination.
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Assisted dying: Australian cancer patient first to use new law

Monday, August 5th 2019, 6:34

Kerry Robertson had sought an "empowered death" after enduring terminal cancer, her family says.
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Bluey: The Australian cartoon that's going global

Wednesday, July 31st 2019, 23:02
related countries: Australia Australia

A cartoon about a family of dogs and the games they play is Australia's most streamed TV show.
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Australia swimmer tests positive for banned substance

Saturday, July 27th 2019, 9:49

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack tests positive for a banned substance before the World Aquatics Championships, Swimming Australia has said.
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Jarryd Hayne: Rugby league player pleads not guilty to rape

Thursday, July 25th 2019, 6:06

The high-profile Australian athlete faces up to 20 years in jail if convicted of attacking a woman.
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Van with $140m of drugs crashes into police car in Sydney

Tuesday, July 23rd 2019, 10:05

Australian police recovered 273kg of methamphetamine after they tracked down the vehicle.
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Mystery deepens over murder of tourist couple in Canada

Tuesday, July 23rd 2019, 8:51
related countries: Canada Canada, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Police say the deaths could be connected to another missing persons case in British Columbia.
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Australia calls on China to allow Uighur mother and son's travel

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 8:06
related countries: China China

The request follows pleas by an ethnically Uighur Australian to be reunited with his wife and son.
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Chris Gayle: Australian newspapers lose appeal in defamation case

Tuesday, July 16th 2019, 4:43

Three Australian newspapers wrongly accused the cricketer of lewd behaviour, a jury found in 2017.
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Australian children take 900km drive in stolen car

Monday, July 15th 2019, 9:00

They packed fishing rods into a 4x4 and drove alone through two states, but now face police charges.
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Erwan Ferrieux: Australian police identify backpacker's remains

Monday, July 15th 2019, 5:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Frenchman Erwan Ferrieux had been travelling with a UK man who also disappeared and remains missing.
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Australian seagulls carry antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 7:40

At least 20% of the most common gulls carry the bacteria, which scientists fear can be passed on to humans.
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Yang Hengjun: The Australian writer held by China for six months

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 15:31
related countries: China China

Blogger Yang Hengjun has not been heard from since being arrested for "endangering national security".
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Alek Sigley: North Korea accuses Australian of 'spying'

Saturday, July 6th 2019, 11:57
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Alek Sigley wrote articles about North Korean fashion, apps, and restaurants for website NK News.
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Alek Sigley: Australian released by North Korea thanks supporters

Friday, July 5th 2019, 5:42
related countries: North Korea North Korea

In his first detailed statement, Alek Sigley thanks others but gives little insight into his detention.
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How do Westerners come to live and work in North Korea?

Thursday, July 4th 2019, 23:07
related countries: North Korea North Korea

An Australian who was detained and was one of a handful of Western students in North Korea.
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Alek Sigley: Why Sweden helped free Australian student in N Korea

Thursday, July 4th 2019, 11:38

The Scandinavian country has long acted as an intermediary for Western powers in the isolated dictatorship.
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Alek Sigley: North Korea releases detained Australian student

Thursday, July 4th 2019, 7:01
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Alek Sigley was freed after a meeting between Swedish diplomats and the North Korean government.
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Alek Sigley: Australian PM confirms North Korea detainee's release

Thursday, July 4th 2019, 5:30
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The Australian student had been reported missing last week in North Korea.
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Australian student Alek Sigley feared detained in North Korea

Thursday, June 27th 2019, 8:55
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

Pyongyang resident Alek Sigley has not been heard from and there are fears he may have been detained.
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Australia fire: Three children killed in house blaze

Wednesday, June 26th 2019, 5:05

Two girls and a boy died in the blaze in a popular tourism region north of Sydney, police say.
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Australian children of IS militants rescued from Syria camp

Sunday, June 23rd 2019, 18:21
related countries: Syria Syria

The group include orphans of notorious Australian militant Khaled Sharrouf.
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Rugby-playing detective tackles intruder

Wednesday, June 19th 2019, 12:40

An Australian detective was forced to take action after an unexpected interruption to a press conference.
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Wednesday, June 19th 2019, 5:19
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

It prevents his child's biological mother and her wife from moving to New Zealand with the girl.
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Miriwoong: The Australian language which barely anybody speaks

Sunday, June 16th 2019, 20:45
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia has about 100 indigenous languages at risk of being lost - so how do you save them?
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