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Kylie Moore-Gilbert: Academic says Iran detention was 'long and traumatic'

Thursday, November 26th 2020, 4:21
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

British-Australian lecturer Kylie Moore-Gilbert endured two years of "incredible hardship".
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Kylie Moore-Gilbert: Lecturer released by Iran 'in prisoner swap'

Wednesday, November 25th 2020, 22:51
related countries: Iran Iran, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Kylie Moore-Gilbert thanks those who worked towards her release, which Iran says was a prisoner exchange.
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Covid: Vaccination will be required to fly, says Qantas chief

Monday, November 23rd 2020, 18:24

The Australian airline's chief executive Alan Joyce says the move is likely to be adopted by others.
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Platypus habitat 'has shrunk by 22%' since 1990

Monday, November 23rd 2020, 7:49

The unique mammal is at risk of disappearing from some Australian waterways, research finds.
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Shark attack in Western Australia kills man near Cable Beach

Sunday, November 22nd 2020, 9:06

The attack near Cable Beach is the eighth fatal shark attack in Australian waters this year.
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Australian 'war crimes': Elite troops killed Afghan civilians, report finds

Thursday, November 19th 2020, 14:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A misconduct inquiry uncovers a "shameful record" of a "warrior culture" among some soldiers.
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Australia drought: Capturing spectacular storms in the outback

Tuesday, November 17th 2020, 18:03

An Australian photographer says it feels "amazing" to capture spectacular images of long-absent storms.
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Bigfin squid spotted in Australia for first time

Thursday, November 12th 2020, 19:02
related countries: Australia Australia

The first sighting of a Bigfin squid has been recorded in the Great Australian Bight by researchers.
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Australia may prosecute soldiers over Afghanistan 'war crimes'

Thursday, November 12th 2020, 6:41
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Alleged misconduct by Australian soldiers in Afghanistan has been the focus of a four-year inquiry.
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Child abuse: Australian police find 46 victims of 'global network'

Wednesday, November 11th 2020, 3:56
related countries: Australia Australia

Police have arrested 14 men in Australia and identified suspects in Europe, North America and Asia.
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Australian PM under fire for interrupting female minister

Tuesday, November 10th 2020, 17:53

Senior minister Anne Ruston was asked whether the culture for women in parliament had improved.
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Pet parrot saves Australian man from house fire

Wednesday, November 4th 2020, 1:17

Anton Nguyen was in bed when his pet began repeatedly squawking "Anton", fire officials say.
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Queensland to remain closed to greater Sydney and Victoria

Monday, November 2nd 2020, 0:48
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk resists calls to reopen her Australian state, after a historic election win.
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Australian on Qatar flight where women ‘invasively examined' left 'terrified'

Thursday, October 29th 2020, 18:15
related countries: Qatar Qatar

A woman on the same flight as "invasively examined" female passengers feared a "hostage situation".
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Crown Resorts: Australian casino operator faces laundering probe

Monday, October 19th 2020, 7:08

Crown Resorts may have breached laws against money laundering and financing terrorism, authorities say.
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Australian police drop case against journalist who reported 'war crimes'

Thursday, October 15th 2020, 8:26

Reporter Dan Oakes had faced potential criminal charges for exposing alleged war crimes.
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Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its corals since 1995

Wednesday, October 14th 2020, 3:21

Every type of coral has declined since 1995 because of climate change, an Australian study finds.
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Australian boss fined over Belgian backpacker's fruit-picking death

Friday, October 9th 2020, 6:38
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Olivier Max Caramin collapsed from heat stress after picking fruit for hours in the sun.
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Matt Wilkinson: Former pro-surfer survives close call with shark

Thursday, October 8th 2020, 5:45

Australian surfer Matt Wilkinson was alerted to the shark by lifeguards using a drone.
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Tasmanian Devils reintroduced into Australian wild

Monday, October 5th 2020, 11:51

Its thought the mammals, classified as endangered, were wiped out on the mainland by dingoes.
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Australian jailed for Islamophobic attack on pregnant woman

Thursday, October 1st 2020, 9:10

Stipe Lozina punched and stamped on the woman at least 15 times in a suspected Islamophobic attack.
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Helen Reddy: Australian singer of feminist anthem I Am Woman dies

Wednesday, September 30th 2020, 8:37

The Australian singer had a string of hits in the 1970s, but is best known for her feminist pop anthem.
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Dreamworld accident: Australian theme park fined over four deaths

Monday, September 28th 2020, 8:14

Four people were crushed to death on a water ride at the Dreamworld theme park in 2016.
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Westpac bank to pay record Australian fine over laundering breaches

Thursday, September 24th 2020, 3:14

Westpac failed to adequately report 19 million transactions, some allegedly linked to child exploitation.
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Pilot whales Tasmania: Almost 400 die in Australia's worst stranding

Wednesday, September 23rd 2020, 13:34

The long-finned pilot whales perished after becoming beached on Tasmania's coast.
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Gordi: The pop star doctor who answered the Covid call

Wednesday, September 23rd 2020, 1:14

Australian singer Gordi is "reaching people" through medical consultations, as well as her music.
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Anne Webster: Australian MP and husband awarded A$875,000 in defamation case

Tuesday, September 22nd 2020, 18:46

National Party MP Anne Webster sued a conspiracy theorist over a series of defamatory Facebook posts.
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Coronavirus: Asia stock markets continue global fallout

Tuesday, September 22nd 2020, 10:15

Fears of a second coronavirus wave sent stocks lower but European shares open with small gains.
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The tech putting the beef into Australian cattle farming

Monday, September 21st 2020, 7:08

Why Australia's huge farms are increasingly relying on technology to monitor their livestock.
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Humpback whale finds escape from Australian crocodile river

Monday, September 21st 2020, 5:14

Australian officials had feared the whale could collide with a boat or get stranded near crocodiles.
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Australian footballer awarded 'landmark' disability payout

Friday, September 18th 2020, 6:24

Shaun Smith said he had suffered serious brain injury from repeated concussions in matches.
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Tony Abbott hacked after posting boarding pass on Instagram

Thursday, September 17th 2020, 15:14

A hacker uncovered the Australian ex-PM's phone number and passport details but told the authorities.
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The Australian family that travels 1,800km to run an outback pub

Thursday, September 17th 2020, 1:04
related countries: Australia Australia

The Ellis family in Australia make frequent trips on a small plane, fulfilling what they call "a dream".
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Humpback whales take wrong turn up crocodile river

Monday, September 14th 2020, 6:54

At least one humpback whale remains in the Australian river after getting lost.
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Coronavirus: Melbourne police arrest 74 anti-lockdown protesters

Sunday, September 13th 2020, 19:07
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

About 250 people attended the illegal protest in the Australian state of Victoria.
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Australian optometrist suspended for altering prescriptions

Sunday, September 13th 2020, 11:25

The Australian optometrist is found to have altered over 400 prescriptions, undermining a colleague.
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Coronavirus: Australian family hit with huge quarantine bill to visit dying father

Thursday, September 10th 2020, 19:15

An Australian family has to pay A$16,000 in Covid hotel quarantine fees for the children to visit.
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Chinese state media accuse Australia of raiding journalists' homes

Wednesday, September 9th 2020, 10:50
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

The state media reports say Australian intelligence agents raided Chinese journalists in June.
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Cheng Lei: China says journalist 'endangered national security'

Tuesday, September 8th 2020, 20:59
related countries: China China

China says Australian journalist Cheng Lei is suspected of "endangering China's national security".
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Australian journalists flown out of China 'amid diplomatic standoff'

Tuesday, September 8th 2020, 10:37
related countries: China China

The two journalists from different organisations left due to diplomatic tensions, local media report.
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Ashleigh Barty: French Open champion pulls out of 2020 tournament over coronavirus

Tuesday, September 8th 2020, 8:51
related countries: France France

The Australian cites health risks and lack of preparation as the reasons she won't be defending her Grand Slam title.
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Australian flying foxes 'among Earth's most mobile mammals'

Monday, September 7th 2020, 18:20

Australian species roam over massive distances and help the land recover from fire, research finds.
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Yang Hengjun: Australian writer held in China 'will fight to the end'

Friday, September 4th 2020, 5:08
related countries: China China

Writer Yang Hengjun says he will "never confess" to spying charges, after being detained for 19 months.
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Covid: Australian anti-lockdown suspect's arrest draws controversy

Thursday, September 3rd 2020, 7:31

Viral footage shows police handcuffing a pregnant woman in her home for allegedly "inciting" a protest.
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Cheng Lei: Why has an Australian TV anchor been detained by China?

Wednesday, September 2nd 2020, 2:57
related countries: China China

The disappearance of high-profile presenter Cheng Lei has shocked her family and strained relations.
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Cheng Lei: Australian anchor on Chinese TV detained in China

Monday, August 31st 2020, 17:47
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Cheng Lei, an Australian citizen, worked as a news presenter for government-run CGTN in Beijing.
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China launches second Australian wine probe amid tensions

Monday, August 31st 2020, 9:19
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

Australia has denied allegations of subsidising or dumping wines in China, as bilateral tensions grow.
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Rowley Shoals: The bleached Australian reef and a Covid challenge

Thursday, August 27th 2020, 1:01

When coral bleaching was suspected in a pristine reef, scientists turned to some unlikely surveyors.
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Christchurch shooting: Grief and defiance as victims confront gunman

Wednesday, August 26th 2020, 13:35

Almost 100 survivors and relatives of victims confronted Australian gunman Brenton Tarrant.
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Masked Singer Australia suspended after seven crew test positive for Covid-19

Saturday, August 22nd 2020, 20:04

The Australian version's entire production team, including celebrities, are now in self-isolation.
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Coronavirus: Victoria records fewest new infections in a month

Tuesday, August 18th 2020, 8:28
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

It raises hopes that Melbourne residents have seen the peak of Australia's worst outbreak.
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Google says Australian law would put search and YouTube at risk

Monday, August 17th 2020, 13:23

The tech firm is fighting efforts to make it pay for local media content.
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TikTok: New-found fame for ‘No Fizzy Drink Guy’

Saturday, August 15th 2020, 1:01

An Australian man documenting his addiction to soft drinks goes viral.
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Coronavirus: 'Serious mistakes' made over Ruby Princess outbreak

Friday, August 14th 2020, 13:28

An Australian inquiry is highly critical of the authorities' handling of the Ruby Princess outbreak.
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Mandatory hotel quarantine for NSW arrivals from Victoria

Thursday, August 6th 2020, 23:50
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

People entering the Australian state of New South Wales from Victoria must go into hotel quarantine.
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Beach SOS saves men stranded on tiny Micronesian island

Tuesday, August 4th 2020, 16:13
related countries: United States United States

The Micronesian men were spotted by Australian and US aircraft after being reported missing on Saturday.
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Coronavirus: Melbourne lockdown to keep a million workers at home

Monday, August 3rd 2020, 11:07

The Australian city announces further business closures as it struggles to contain the coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Victoria declares state of disaster after spike in cases

Sunday, August 2nd 2020, 13:28
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles

A night-time curfew is in force in Melbourne, following a spike in cases in the Australian state.
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Climate change: Coastal erosion 'to threaten more Australian homes'

Wednesday, July 29th 2020, 4:11
related countries: Australia Australia

See the damage done by waves – and the problem will only get worse with climate change, experts say.
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Deadpool fly among new Australian 'super power' species creating a buzz

Tuesday, July 28th 2020, 22:02
related countries: Australia Australia

A villain with the markings of the Marvel character is among 164 new species discovered in Australia.
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