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Mystery US amnesia woman identified

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 7:17
related countries: United States United States

A woman found in the US with no memory of who she was, but who was thought to be Australian, is identified by her family as American Ashley Menatta.
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Australia's ABC 'wrong' over guest

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 9:12

Australian broadcaster ABC says it was wrong to allow an acquitted terror suspect to appear on live TV, a case which sparked a free speech debate.
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Amnesiac woman in US makes ID plea

Wednesday, July 1st 2015, 4:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: California

A woman, who was found in the US state of California suffering from amnesia and is believed to be Australian, asks for help to find her identity.
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Police end Australian prison riot

Tuesday, June 30th 2015, 23:41

A riot at a prison in Melbourne has been ended by heavily-armed police.
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Broady fights back to seal victory

Monday, June 29th 2015, 21:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Liam Broady comes from two sets down to beat Australia's Marinko Matosevic in his first Grand Slam singles.
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Mafia 'ties to Australia officials'

Sunday, June 28th 2015, 23:13
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian politicians at both state and federal level have been infiltrated by the Calabrian mafia, according to an investigation by Fairfax Media-Four Corners.
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Hong Kong rejects Jetstar local bid

Friday, June 26th 2015, 2:14
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong authorities reject an application by Qantas-backed Australian budget carrier Jetstar to set up local operations on the island.
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Australia navy in A$500m heroin haul

Wednesday, June 24th 2015, 15:41
related countries: India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

An Australian navy ship seizes heroin with an estimated street value of more than half a billion Australian dollars from a boat in the Indian Ocean, officials say.
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Australia to join China-led bank

Wednesday, June 24th 2015, 7:04
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

Australia says it will join a China-led infrastructure bank as a founding member, contributing 930m Australian dollars over five years.
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Australia rewrites citizenship laws

Tuesday, June 23rd 2015, 5:48

As it grapples with a growing number of Australian citizens joining Islamic militants, the government is rewriting its citizenship laws.
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Player dies after on-field injury

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 7:14

Australian rugby league player James Ackerman dies in hospital after being seriously injured during a match on Saturday.
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Kylie and Years and Years play BST

Monday, June 22nd 2015, 6:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Hyde Park, London

The Australian singer dropped the Neighbours theme tune into her set at British Summer Time in London's Hyde Park.
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VIDEO: Swapping London for northern Australia

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 19:46
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Darwin

Aaron Snell is a 29-year-old Londoner who was lured to the northern Australian city of Darwin in search of work and adventure.
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Breastfeeding ban after mum has tattoo

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 11:07

An Australian judge bans a mother from breastfeeding her 11-month-old baby because of her new tattoo.
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Warrant out for Australia 'IS medic'

Thursday, June 18th 2015, 5:40
related countries: Australia Australia, Syria Syria

An arrest warrant is issued for an Australian doctor who travelled to Syria and joined Islamic State (IS).
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Running legend Ron Clarke dies

Wednesday, June 17th 2015, 2:27

Australian world champion runner and former Gold Coast mayor Ron Clarke has died, city officials say.
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Calls grow for Australian boat probe

Monday, June 15th 2015, 8:17

Pressure grows for an inquiry into whether Australian officials used tax payers' money to turn back a boat carrying asylum seekers.
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Australia sex abuse inquiry widened

Monday, June 15th 2015, 4:52

An Australian inquiry into child sex abuse is to put the spotlight on the entertainment industry after a series of high-profile cases.
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Australian navy 'paid smugglers'

Friday, June 12th 2015, 14:39
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

The Australian navy paid the crew of a migrant boat to turn back to Indonesia, migrants tell the UN.
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Helicopter rescue on Ayers Rock

Friday, June 12th 2015, 11:13

Australian rescuers winch Taiwanese man up 200m rock face after he is trapped for 24 hours on Ayers Rock (Uluru).
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Australian workers 'stressed and fat'

Friday, June 12th 2015, 6:49
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's workforce is affected "in a major way" by poor mental health, stress levels and obesity, a new study shows.
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Abbott urges regional anti-IS action

Thursday, June 11th 2015, 7:56

Australian PM Tony Abbott urges Asia Pacific nations to fight jihadist groups, saying Islamic State is a death cult with global ambitions.
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Australia yet to allow gay marriage

Wednesday, June 10th 2015, 20:34

Why Australian politicians are so out of step
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Australia World Cup bid scrutinised

Thursday, June 4th 2015, 6:36

Australian police investigate payments linked to the country's failed 2022 Football World Cup bid, but officials say it was "clean".
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Nauru refugees arrive in Cambodia

Thursday, June 4th 2015, 6:17
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia, Nauru Nauru
related places: Phnom Penh

The first four refugees to be moved from an Australian detention centre on Nauru to Cambodia under a controversial deal arrive in Phnom Penh.
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Insurance losses reach A$1.55bn

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015, 4:46

Severe storms that hit Australian states during April and May have so far resulted in more than A$1.55bn in insurance losses.
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Queensland dog racing overhauled

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015, 2:55

Following a damning report on Australian greyhound racing, Queensland, abolishes the industry's boards and sacks its top executive.
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Vatican finance chief under attack

Monday, June 1st 2015, 7:25

Australian Cardinal George Pell seeks legal advice over allegations his handling of child abuse claims was "almost sociopathic".
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Australian animal cruelty revealed

Monday, June 1st 2015, 1:42

A report into cruelty in Queensland's greyhound racing industry finds "barbaric" treatment of the dogs and other animals.
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Murray beats Kyrgios to progress

Saturday, May 30th 2015, 12:46
related countries: France France

Andy Murray beats Australian Nick Kyrgios in straight sets to reach the fourth round of the French Open.
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Australian women 'trying to join IS'

Friday, May 29th 2015, 2:54
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Authorities in the Australian state of Victoria say young women are being lured by romantic notions to the Middle East to join Islamic State.
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Dutton warns on militants' children

Wednesday, May 27th 2015, 4:54

The children of Australian terror suspects could be taken into care, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says, as the government proposes changes to citizenship laws.
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Bayliss named as England head coach

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 12:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England appoint Australian Trevor Bayliss, 52, as their new coach, succeeding Peter Moores who was sacked in early May.
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Australian koalas could be culled

Tuesday, May 26th 2015, 2:34

The Victorian government may soon begin culling koalas in Cape Otway for the third time in three years because of "over population".
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Australian jailed for raping tourist

Monday, May 25th 2015, 6:22
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

An Australian man who imprisoned a Dutch backpacker in a hotel room for six weeks, repeatedly raping and beating her, is jailed for 17 years.
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VIDEO: Koalas on loan to Singapore Zoo

Thursday, May 21st 2015, 0:45
related countries: Singapore Singapore

The Australian government has loaned four Koalas named Paddle, Chan, Pellita and Idalia to the Singapore government for six months.
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Fury over Vietnam cattle killings

Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 14:25
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Animal rights activists condemn what they say is a "shocking and distressing" video of Australian cattle being killed with sledgehammers in Vietnam.
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The Australian shake-up of Eurovision

Tuesday, May 19th 2015, 20:02

Australia's wildcard shake-up of Eurovision
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Australia inquiry told of Nauru abuse

Tuesday, May 19th 2015, 11:36
related countries: Nauru Nauru

Sexual assault by guards and squalid living conditions at the Nauru detention camps are detailed in submissions to an Australian Senate inquiry.
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VIDEO: Australian wins lumberjack competition

Sunday, May 17th 2015, 18:47
related countries: Australia Australia, Italy Italy

Australia's Brad Delosa sets a new world record at the Lumberjack race in Italy by sawing wood in less than 58 seconds.
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Snake has tongs surgically removed

Thursday, May 14th 2015, 11:31

A pet python in the Australian city of Adelaide undergoes surgery to remove a pair of BBQ tongs it accidentally ate, according to local media.
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Australia teen faces terror charges

Monday, May 11th 2015, 11:10

An Australian teenager who allegedly planned a bomb plot appears in children's court in Melbourne charged with terrorism offences.
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Australia in corporate tax crackdown

Monday, May 11th 2015, 8:17

Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey announces the introduction of a new tax crackdown against 30 multinational corporations.
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Terror charges for Australian youth

Saturday, May 9th 2015, 5:08

Australian police arrest a 17-year-old on terror charges and say they have halted a plot to detonate three bombs in Melbourne.
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Gay marriage 'makes economic sense'

Friday, May 8th 2015, 20:24

Could gay marriage give Australian economy a boost?
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Anti-terror raid in Melbourne suburb

Friday, May 8th 2015, 9:53

Australian police have conducted anti-terror raids in a northern suburb of Melbourne, report local media.
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Climate 'a UN hoax' - Abbott adviser

Friday, May 8th 2015, 4:39

A key business adviser to the Australian government says the UN is using climate change to control a new world order.
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NZ-Australian in China drug trial

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 11:03
related countries: China China, New Zealand New Zealand

A New Zealand-Australian man goes on trial in China charged with attempting to smuggle 30kg (66lb) of crystal meth out of the country.
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Federer loses to Kyrgios in Madrid

Wednesday, May 6th 2015, 21:21
related countries: Spain Spain
related places: Madrid

Roger Federer loses in the second round of the Madrid Open to 20-year-old Australian Nick Kyrgios in three sets.
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Australian bank CBA posts flat profit

Wednesday, May 6th 2015, 1:57
related countries: Australia Australia

Commonwealth Bank of Australia posts a flat cash profit of about 2.2bn Australian dollars ($1.74bn; £1.15bn) for the three months to March compared to a year earlier.
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Microwave baffles space scientists

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 17:54

Australian scientists discover that mysterious signals hitting a renowned space telescope are actually from microwaves.
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VIDEO: Koala strays into Australian hospital

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 8:47
related countries: Australia Australia

Security cameras at a hospital in Australia capture footage of a koala bear entering its emergency department.
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ANZ's results beat expectations

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 1:26
related countries: Australia Australia

One of Australia's biggest lenders, ANZ, has beaten expectations and posted a half-year cash profit of 3.7bn Australian dollars ($2.9bn;£1.91bn) in the six months ending in March.
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The Australian campaign to abolish the death penalty

Monday, May 4th 2015, 21:01

The Australian campaign to abolish the death penalty
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Police defend Bali Nine actions

Monday, May 4th 2015, 3:38
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Australian police defend their 2005 decision to report the Bali Nine drug gang to Indonesia, after the two ringleaders were executed.
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VIDEO: Police answer Bali Nine criticism

Monday, May 4th 2015, 1:54
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

The head of the Australian Federal Police, Commissioner Andrew Colvin, responds to criticism of their role in the events leading to the executions of two Australian drug traffickers in Indonesia.
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Australian budget a 'horror story'

Monday, May 4th 2015, 1:25

The Australian government will not be able to keep its promise to balance its budget, largely because of a plunge in commodity prices, say Deloitte.
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Westpac results miss expectations

Monday, May 4th 2015, 1:21
related countries: Australia Australia

One of Australia's biggest lenders, Westpac, missed expectations and posted a cash profit of 3.78bn Australian dollars ($2.98bn; £1.96bn) for the six months to March.
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Police probe slap therapy man

Friday, May 1st 2015, 8:52
related countries: China China

Australian police are investigating a seven-year-old boy's death following his attendance at a "slapping workshop" by a visiting Chinese therapist.
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