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Prisoner carves IS slogan on to cellmate

Monday, April 11th 2016, 6:53

An Australian prisoner who supports the so-called Islamic State allegedly uses a knife to carve a slogan on to his cellmate's head.
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Australian TV crew detained in Lebanon

Thursday, April 7th 2016, 12:46
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon

Australian TV crew detained in Lebanon over allegations it aided in an operation to recover children allegedly abducted by their father.
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Australian women cricketers get pay rise

Wednesday, April 6th 2016, 7:44
related countries: Australia Australia

A large pay rise for Australia's women cricketers means elite players will be able to earn annual salaries in excess of A$100,000 ($76,000; £53,000).
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'Anti-vax' mum's whooping cough regret

Wednesday, April 6th 2016, 1:18

An Australian mother who passed the potentially fatal whooping cough infection to her newborn says she regrets refusing the vaccination.
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Australia-held asylum children freed

Sunday, April 3rd 2016, 10:48

The Australian government says the last remaining asylum-seeking children being held in mainland detention centres have been freed.
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Anti-mosque banner at game condemned

Saturday, April 2nd 2016, 7:50

The Australian Football League condemns fans who hung up an anti-mosque banner during a game in Melbourne on Friday.
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Australia sports stars fight homophobia

Saturday, April 2nd 2016, 5:08

Top Australian sporting stars will wear rainbow laces at fixtures this weekend as part of a campaign against homophobia.
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Snake bites ex-Gaddafi guard in outback

Friday, April 1st 2016, 6:46

A former Gaddafi family bodyguard who became a bartender in the Australian outback has been bitten by a snake while urinating in a bush.
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Public battle over S Korea rape claim

Friday, April 1st 2016, 4:36
related countries: North Korea North Korea, South Korea South Korea
related places: Seoul

An Australian woman who was allegedly drugged and raped during a night out in Seoul is now involved in a public battle with South Korean police.
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VIDEO: Parrot lands on unsuspecting reporter

Thursday, March 31st 2016, 8:43

Australian reporter Brittney Kleyn had a shock when a parrot landed on her shoulder and would not let go, moments before she was due to go live.
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VIDEO: Did Cook discover or invade Australia?

Wednesday, March 30th 2016, 23:04
related countries: Australia Australia

A top Australian university has rejected claims it is trying to rewrite the nation's colonial history, as BBC News explains.
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University says Britain 'invaded' Australia

Wednesday, March 30th 2016, 13:42
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A top Australian university has rejected claims it is trying to rewrite the nation's colonial history.
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Australia switch ball to aid Ashes bid

Wednesday, March 30th 2016, 7:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian cricketers will use a different ball in domestic cricket a bid to win a first Ashes in England since 2001.
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Australia PM invites Senate showdown

Monday, March 21st 2016, 8:04

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull says he will call an early election if the Senate fails to pass labour reform bills, saying the "time for games is over".
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Tasmania forest logging bid dropped

Sunday, March 20th 2016, 9:57

The Australian and Tasmanian authorities abandon their campaign to allow logging in the Tasmanian Wilderness, a World Heritage site.
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Rosberg wins as Alonso crashes out

Sunday, March 20th 2016, 8:27
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Nico Rosberg wins a superb season-opening Australian Grand Prix ahead of Lewis Hamilton, after Fernando Alonso's huge crash.
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Australia clue in 'fairy circle' mystery

Wednesday, March 16th 2016, 6:11

Researchers say the discovery of "fairy circles" in the Australian outback has brought them closer to solving one of nature's mysteries.
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VIDEO: ABC journalist speaks after arrest

Tuesday, March 15th 2016, 23:33
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Two Australian journalists arrested in Malaysia whilst investigating corruption allegations against Prime Minister Najib Razak have been allowed to leave the country.
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Malaysia detains Australian reporters

Monday, March 14th 2016, 1:51
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

An Australian reporter and camera operator are briefly detained in Malaysia after attempting to question PM Najib Razak.
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Indigenous girl, 10, 'takes own life'

Thursday, March 10th 2016, 5:45

A remote community is reeling and support agencies are searching for answers after the apparent suicide of an Indigenous Australian girl, aged 10.
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Taser sets 'petrol-throwing' man on fire

Tuesday, March 8th 2016, 5:15

A chainsaw-wielding Australian man who allegedly threw petrol at police caught fire when he was shot with a Taser.
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Sharapova reveals failed drugs test

Tuesday, March 8th 2016, 3:33

Five-time Grand Slam winner Maria Sharapova reveals she failed a drugs test at the Australian Open in January.
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VIDEO: 'I made a huge mistake' - Maria Sharapova

Monday, March 7th 2016, 23:11

Former world number one Maria Sharapova has revealed she failed a drugs test at the Australian Open.
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VIDEO: Surfing dogs at Australian festival

Monday, March 7th 2016, 13:12
related countries: Australia Australia

Some dogs ride the waves at a surf festival on Australia's Sunshine Coast.
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Elderly Australian 'hoon' charged

Sunday, March 6th 2016, 21:37

An Australian man, 88, has had his Porsche Carrera 911 impounded after being charged with reckless driving, police say.
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Speeding Australian warships upset Kiwis

Friday, March 4th 2016, 4:50
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Conduct described as "maritime hoonery" has left a New Zealand community unhappy with the Royal Australian Navy.
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Australian 'torched' Fayed's old Ferrari

Friday, March 4th 2016, 3:31

An Australian man is accused of setting fire to a Ferrari once owned by Princess Diana's boyfriend Dodi Fayed.
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Author thought A$200k prize was spam

Thursday, March 3rd 2016, 0:49

An Australian author says she "fell off her chair" when she discovered an email about a $150,000 (A$207,000; £106,000) literary award was not a hoax.
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Abuse victims want meeting with Pope

Wednesday, March 2nd 2016, 5:09
related countries: Australia Australia

Victims of child sex abuse by priests in Australia say they will not meet privately with Australian Cardinal George Pell, but want to see the Pope instead.
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Is China's splurge on Australian housing at an end?

Tuesday, March 1st 2016, 22:37

Is China's love affair with Australian property over?
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Cardinal Pell testifies about abuse

Monday, February 29th 2016, 4:21

In long-awaited testimony, Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell says the Catholic Church has made "enormous mistakes" in dealing with claims of sexual abuse.
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VIDEO: Cardinal addresses Australia abuse inquiry

Monday, February 29th 2016, 0:27
related countries: Australia Australia

Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell has said the Catholic Church has made "enormous mistakes" in dealing with claims of sexual abuse.
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Australia, UK battle for 'burping Ashes'

Friday, February 26th 2016, 1:44
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Australian and an Englishman are literally shaking walls as they vie to produce the world's loudest burp.
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VIDEO: Is this the world's loudest burp?

Friday, February 26th 2016, 1:44

An Australian man who claims he has the world's loudest burp has attempted to set an unofficial world record.
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Hidden viruses may threaten Barrier Reef

Thursday, February 25th 2016, 17:14

Australian scientists detect a trio of viruses infecting algae from the Great Barrier Reef, which they suspect may aggravate coral bleaching.
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VIDEO: Timelapse of icebreaker ship as storm moves in

Thursday, February 25th 2016, 3:10

Footage from the Australian Antarctic Division shows the Aurora Australis at Mawson station before the ship broke free of its mooring
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Backpackers 'met beach attacker online'

Monday, February 22nd 2016, 22:07

An Australian man accused of trying to kill two backpackers on a remote beach met the pair after answering an ad they posted, police will reportedly allege.
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VIDEO: Why is Australia returning baby to Nauru?

Monday, February 22nd 2016, 5:24
related countries: Nauru Nauru, Nepal Nepal

The Australian government says a Nepalese baby who was being treated in a hospital in Brisbane will be deported back to a detention centre for asylum seekers in Nauru.
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Australia relents over baby deportation

Sunday, February 21st 2016, 4:57

The Australian government cancels the deportation of an injured baby and her mother to an offshore asylum seekers' centre following protests.
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Big vacuums could stop 'hairy panic'

Friday, February 19th 2016, 0:08

A rural Australian city is considering vacuuming away "hairy panic" tumbleweed that is clogging up homes.
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Australia town consumed by 'hairy panic'

Thursday, February 18th 2016, 7:41

A fast-growing tumbleweed called "hairy panic" is clogging up homes in a small Australian town.
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Australia suspect won't come out of lake

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 1:38

An Australian man who crashed an allegedly stolen van into a lake refused to leave the water, even after police drew their weapons.
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Marsupial lion 'could climb trees'

Monday, February 15th 2016, 16:37

Fearsome predator that could climb trees
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'Iron Boy' granted superhero wish

Thursday, February 11th 2016, 11:15

A young Australian boy with cystic fibrosis was given the chance to save Sydney from a super villain on Thursday.
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Women flee Australia 'murder attempt'

Wednesday, February 10th 2016, 22:58
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Adelaide

An Australian man is charged over the alleged kidnapping and attempted murder of two female backpackers on a beach south of Adelaide.
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Buyer returns stolen tortoise to zoo

Sunday, February 7th 2016, 23:56

A stolen critically endangered tortoise is returned to an Australian zoo after being sold on the black market.
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Burkina militants free Australian woman

Sunday, February 7th 2016, 1:39
related countries: Burkina Faso Burkina Faso

Militants freed an Australian woman kidnapped with her husband last month in Burkina Faso, where they provided health services.
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Sanctuary for Australia asylum seekers

Thursday, February 4th 2016, 9:08
related countries: Australia Australia, Nauru Nauru

Australian Anglican and United churches offer sanctuary to asylum seekers who face deportation to Nauru after a High Court ruling.
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Sports warned over gender travel divide

Wednesday, February 3rd 2016, 8:05

Australian sports groups are told to end a longstanding practice where male athletes enjoy better travel standards than female counterparts.
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Australia MPs can breastfeed in chamber

Tuesday, February 2nd 2016, 11:40

The Australian House of Representatives changes its rules to allow lawmakers to breastfeed and bottle-feed in the chamber.
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Rare view of Australia volcano eruption

Tuesday, February 2nd 2016, 4:29
related countries: Australia Australia

A volcanic eruption on a remote island in Australian territory outside the Antarctic circle is filmed by scientists on a research expedition.
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Kerber stuns Williams to win title

Saturday, January 30th 2016, 11:49
related countries: Germany Germany

Germany's Angelique Kerber beats world number one Serena Williams to win her first Grand Slam at the Australian Open.
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