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Inskip Point: Section of Australian beach collapses into sea

Monday, September 24th 2018, 8:04

The sudden landslip swallowed an area up to 300m (1,000 feet) wide, officials say.
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Australia fruit scare: Needles found in strawberries in New Zealand

Sunday, September 23rd 2018, 9:18
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Auckland

The Australian scare over strawberries spreads as needles are found in fruit exported to New Zealand.
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James Ricketson: Jailed Australian filmmaker pardoned in Cambodia

Friday, September 21st 2018, 16:25
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

James Ricketson is granted a royal pardon after he was jailed in Cambodia on spying charges.
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Australian strawberries: Why would someone hide a needle in fruit?

Friday, September 21st 2018, 6:31
related countries: Australia Australia

Criminologists explore a food safety scare in Australia, and what could be motivating copycats.
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Australia strawberry scare: Woolworths halts sewing needle sales

Thursday, September 20th 2018, 10:33

The Australian supermarket giant says the move is a temporary one amid a strawberry safety scare.
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Qantas eyes non-stop London-Sydney flights

Tuesday, September 18th 2018, 23:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The Australian airline wants to launch the service by 2022 - if the right planes are available by then.
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Amanda Reid: Australian Paralympian 'exaggerated symptoms'

Tuesday, September 18th 2018, 11:09

A former coach and other athletes tell the BBC of suspicions about Paralympic athlete Amanda Reid.
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Aussie policeman's beat covers area as big as the UK

Monday, September 17th 2018, 12:15
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

It takes this police officer four days to drive across his beat, which covers huge areas of the Australian outback.
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Harper Nielsen: Australian schoolgirl's national anthem protest

Wednesday, September 12th 2018, 12:14

Harper Nielsen stirs a social media storm claiming "Advance Australia Fair" ignores indigenous people.
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Australian police find 'up to' five bodies in a house in Bedford

Sunday, September 9th 2018, 9:32

Police say a man led them to the address in a Perth suburb, where dead women and children were found.
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Sinead McNamara: 'No foul play' in Australian Instagrammer death

Wednesday, September 5th 2018, 15:03

It is widely reported that 20-year-old Australian Sinead McNamara took her own life.
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Australian paramedics grant dying man's ice cream wish

Wednesday, September 5th 2018, 2:59

The gesture was enjoyed "so much" by the Australian man on his final trip to hospital, relatives say.
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Neighbours shows first same-sex TV Australian wedding

Monday, September 3rd 2018, 17:16

The long-running soap is marking marriage equality in the country with its latest episode.
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Sinead McNamara, Australian Instagram model, dies on Greek yacht

Monday, September 3rd 2018, 9:30
related countries: Greece Greece

Police are investigating Sinead McNamara's death on board a billionaire's yacht in Greece.
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Cambodia jails Australian filmmaker found guilty of espionage

Friday, August 31st 2018, 8:42
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia

James Ricketson was arrested while he was flying a drone over an opposition rally in Cambodia.
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Australia abuse inquiry: Catholic Church rejects call to overhaul confession

Friday, August 31st 2018, 7:02
related countries: Australia Australia

Catholic leaders in Australia say priests should not be forced to break the seal of confession.
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Vodafone in $11bn Australian merger

Thursday, August 30th 2018, 1:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK telecoms giant has confirmed plans to combine its Australian business with TPG Telecom.
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Australian worker overpaid by A$500,000

Tuesday, August 28th 2018, 4:53

The government employee was given 100 times their salary because a decimal point was in the wrong place.
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Malcolm Turnbull: Australian ex-PM 'to quit parliament'

Tuesday, August 28th 2018, 2:55

Malcolm Turnbull's exit will place the government's parliamentary majority at risk.
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Australia: Illegal boat runs aground in Queensland crocodile swamp

Sunday, August 26th 2018, 13:44

Australian officials are unsure if the crew of the vessel, who fled the ship, are refugees or fishermen.
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How drought affects children in New South Wales, Australia

Saturday, August 25th 2018, 23:34
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian kids say the New South Wales drought is hitting their family life and schooling hard.
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Four reasons why Australian politics is so crazy

Friday, August 24th 2018, 13:22

Revenge, coups, backstabbing, front stabbing - why is Australian politics such a bloodbath?
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Australian rent-a-grave law to be reviewed

Friday, August 24th 2018, 12:04

An Australian state is going to reconsider an act that lets people pay a leasehold on burial plots.
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Australia: A history of political coups

Friday, August 24th 2018, 3:50

Four Australian PMs have been ousted in the last decade - will new PM Scott Morrison survive?
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Malcolm Turnbull: PM battles cabinet rebellion over leadership

Wednesday, August 22nd 2018, 10:29

Malcolm Turnbull is facing a growing party divide which has thrown Australian politics into upheaval.
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Australian drought: Muslims hold Eid event to pray for rain

Wednesday, August 22nd 2018, 5:52
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Tens of thousands gathered in Sydney to pray for an end to a worsening drought across Australia.
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Malcolm Turnbull: Australian PM survives leadership challenge

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 3:30

Malcolm Turnbull narrowly wins the party vote he had called to avoid speculation about his future.
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Wonder horse sets record for straight wins

Saturday, August 18th 2018, 7:53

Winx secures her 26th win in a row to set a new record for the most consecutive victories in Australian racing.
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Apple files stored by teen in 'hacky hack hack' folder

Friday, August 17th 2018, 8:37

An Australian 16-year-old is in court following a series of intrusions into Apple's internal network.
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Australian outcry at 'final solution' speech

Wednesday, August 15th 2018, 3:44

Senator Fraser Anning is condemned for using the Holocaust-associated term in an immigration debate.
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Essure sterilisation device: Australian women to launch lawsuit

Monday, August 13th 2018, 8:02

The women say the Essure implant may have caused wide-ranging problems, including chronic pain.
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Australian MPs field sudden requests for Queen portraits

Friday, August 10th 2018, 3:12

The recent increase in requests is overwhelmingly "tongue-in-cheek", lawmakers say.
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Jarrod Lyle: Australian golfer dies aged 36

Thursday, August 9th 2018, 0:34

Enduring cancer, he left a final message: "My time was short, but... hopefully it wasn't wasted."
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Usain Bolt: Eight-time Olympic champion to train with Central Coast Mariners

Tuesday, August 7th 2018, 10:31

Sprint legend Usain Bolt will join Central Coast Mariners for an "indefinite training period", the Australian club confirm.
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Justin Timberlake said criticism of Pink was unfair

Saturday, August 4th 2018, 13:42

Justin Timberlake has defended Pink after she was spotted relaxing on an Australian beach just before cancelling a gig.
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Climber 'dug shelter' to survive mountain ordeal in New Zealand

Friday, August 3rd 2018, 6:03
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

The off-duty Australian soldier spent a week trapped in freezing conditions in New Zealand.
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Australian senator sues over 'sexist slurs'

Thursday, August 2nd 2018, 4:10

Australian Sarah Hanson-Young alleges her reputation was damaged by insults from a male senator.
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Dengue fever outbreak stopped by special mosquitoes

Wednesday, August 1st 2018, 13:00

An Australian city has been successfully protected from the mosquito-borne disease, researchers say.
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Backpackers attacked with shovel in Australian bush

Tuesday, July 31st 2018, 3:13

One backpacker was rammed with a four-wheel-drive before being attacked with a shovel, police say.
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Archbishop Philip Wilson resigns after sex abuse cover-up

Monday, July 30th 2018, 14:27

Australian Philip Wilson was convicted in May of concealing sexual abuse by a priest in the 1970s.
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'Panicked' kangaroo smashes way into Australian home

Monday, July 30th 2018, 2:20

A family locked the distressed animal in a bathroom after it broke a window and "ran amok".
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'Incredible': First female skipper to win round-the-world race

Saturday, July 28th 2018, 16:04

Australian Wendy Tuck has become the first female skipper to win the Clipper round-the-world yacht race.
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Australian woman guilty of murder in headless torso case

Friday, July 27th 2018, 5:10

Lindy Williams killed her partner before dismembering him in a "sophisticated" cover-up, a judge says.
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Australian media giants Nine and Fairfax agree to merge

Thursday, July 26th 2018, 1:56
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Fairfax

Nine Entertainment and Fairfax say it will create Australia's "largest integrated media player".
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Dingo attack at Australian outback mine injures woman

Tuesday, July 24th 2018, 7:58

The mine worker says she feared for her life as she experienced a rare dingo attack in the Outback.
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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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