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Jean-Claude Van Damme walks out of TV interview

Monday, August 1st 2016, 16:00

Actor Jean-Claude Van Damme walked out of an Australian interview after after saying the questions he was being asked were "boring".
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New Zealanders top list of Australian immigrant detentions

Monday, August 1st 2016, 14:30

More New Zealanders are held in Australian immigration detention facilities than any other nationality, Australian statistics show.
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MH370 was flown into water, says Canadian air crash expert

Monday, August 1st 2016, 5:18
related countries: Canada Canada, Malaysia Malaysia

One of the world's leading air crash investigators tells Australian TV he believes Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was deliberately flown into the sea.
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Friday, July 29th 2016, 15:04
related countries: Australia Australia

The government of Australia's Northern Territory has dropped legal action against two boys who were subdued with tear gas at a detention centre.
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Australian TV host Karl Stefanovic sorry for 'ignorant' jokes

Friday, July 29th 2016, 9:35

The presenter of an Australian breakfast show apologises to the LGBT community for making a series of jokes about cross dressers.
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Australian PM Turnbull refuses to nominate Kevin Rudd for UN top job

Friday, July 29th 2016, 6:58

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull refuses to endorse his former rival Kevin Rudd's bid to become the next UN secretary-general.
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Australian tax accountant wins tropical island resort

Friday, July 29th 2016, 2:13

A self-professed Game of Thrones and video game fanatic wins a multimillion-dollar island resort.
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Australian cardinal denies child abuse claims

Thursday, July 28th 2016, 5:36
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's most senior Catholic, Cardinal George Pell, calls claims he sexually abused children "a scandalous smear campaign".
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Political gamble

Wednesday, July 27th 2016, 23:20

It was meant to be a cleansing election called by a progressive Australian prime minister, but has Malcolm Turnbull's great political gamble backfired?
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Australia's Turnbull 'shocked' by juvenile detention abuse video

Wednesday, July 27th 2016, 21:10

The Australian teenager who has become the face of a juvenile detention scandal has thanked Australians for their support.
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Australian teen abused in detention speaks out

Wednesday, July 27th 2016, 6:25

The Australian teenager who has become the face of a juvenile detention scandal has apologised for his actions.
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Toilet blocked by sleeping seal

Wednesday, July 27th 2016, 2:01

A 120kg Australian fur seal seal that fell asleep in a public toilet block in Tasmania has been safely relocated.
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Australian wins tropical island resort in raffle

Tuesday, July 26th 2016, 14:37

An Australian couple decided to make their 16-room home on a tropical island the first prize in a raffle.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Australia refuse to move into athletes' village

Sunday, July 24th 2016, 15:27

The Australian team is not prepared to move their athletes into the Olympic Village due to the state of their accommodation.
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Hungry Jack's: Corpse lay undiscovered in Australian fast food outlet toilet for days

Friday, July 22nd 2016, 15:01

Authorities in Western Australia try to determine how a dead body went unnoticed for three days in the toilet of a Hungry Jack's outlet.
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Graham - the unforgettable face of Australian road safety

Friday, July 22nd 2016, 6:32

A surreal lifelike sculpture of "Graham", perfectly designed to survive a car crash, is introduced as part of an Australian road safety campaign.
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Merrylands car attack: Sydney police raid car attack suspect's home

Friday, July 22nd 2016, 2:42

Australian authorities raid the home of the man who rammed a burning car into the gate of a police station car park, but rule out any link to terror.
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Rugby player admits child sex charge

Thursday, July 21st 2016, 1:37
related countries: United States United States

Australian scientist and amateur rugby player Michael Quinn admits travelling to the US to have sex with a six-year-old boy after being caught in a sting.
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Australia photography awards showcase beauty of space

Monday, July 18th 2016, 4:19

From Arctic lights to the hidden colours of constellations, an Australian photography competition captures the night sky to incredible effect.
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UK offered Brexit free trade deal with Australia

Sunday, July 17th 2016, 11:00
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prime Minister Theresa May describes Australian calls for a free trade deal with Britain as "very encouraging", insisting it shows Brexit can work for the UK.
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Australian man admits to amateur testicle surgery

Thursday, July 14th 2016, 9:40
related countries: Australia Australia

An amateur surgeon in Australia pleads guilty to removing the left testicle of a man who could not afford professional medical treatment.
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Indigenous mums in Australia face high murder rate

Wednesday, July 13th 2016, 6:56
related countries: Australia Australia

Indigenous women with children are 17.5 times more likely to die from homicide than other Australian mothers, new research says.
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Pokemon Go: Singapore company sacks Australian for rant

Tuesday, July 12th 2016, 12:35
related countries: Singapore Singapore

An Australian man is sacked after complaining that the game Pokemon Go is not available in Singapore, and making disparaging comments about the country.
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Eagle tries to carry off Australian boy

Tuesday, July 12th 2016, 8:52
related countries: Australia Australia

An enormous wedge-tailed eagle attempts to carry a terrified young boy into the sky at wildlife show in remote outback Australia.
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Australia PM Turnbull's conservatives win tight election

Sunday, July 10th 2016, 5:11
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull declares victory for his conservative coalition in last week's general election, as the opposition concedes.
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Australia: NSW bans greyhound racing after scandal

Thursday, July 7th 2016, 14:18

Greyhound racing will be banned in the Australian state of New South Wales after overwhelming evidence of animal cruelty was uncovered.
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Police called after dad burns drugs

Wednesday, July 6th 2016, 1:25

An enraged Australian man called the police after his father burned his prized cannabis plants in a bonfire, reports say.
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Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull accepts election responsibility

Tuesday, July 5th 2016, 6:53
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's prime minister accepts full responsibility for election results that threaten to leave Australia with a hung parliament.
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Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull urged to quit after election

Tuesday, July 5th 2016, 0:30
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's opposition leader calls on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to resign after a cliff-hanger election failed to deliver a clear winner.
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Australian dollar shrugs off political limbo

Monday, July 4th 2016, 8:43

The Australian dollar shrugs off the political uncertainty in the country after elections over the weekend were too close to call, raising the prospect of a hung parliament.
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Lebanon kidnap charges for Australian mother and men

Friday, July 1st 2016, 4:57
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Lebanon charges Australian Sally Faulkner and British-Australian Adam Whittington with kidnap over a botched attempt to recover her children.
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Australian teen pleads guilty to plot to behead police officer

Thursday, June 30th 2016, 8:54

A 19-year-old Australian faces a possible life term after admitting plotting to behead a police office during Anzac Day commemorations.
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Junk house of Bondi

Friday, June 24th 2016, 15:04

In a suburb known for its version of Australian glitz and hipness, the Bondi hoarders' fame stands apart for all the wrong reasons.
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Australian company's workers kidnapped in Nigeria

Thursday, June 23rd 2016, 3:10
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Seven people, including three Australians and a New Zealander, are believed kidnapped in Nigeria in an attack which left one person dead.
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Australian woman wakes to 5m python surprise

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 11:15

A huge snake that has lived in the roof of an Australian home for more than a decade tries to upgrade to the master bedroom.
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Australia abuse inquiry hears of army cadet rape

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 7:41

Teenage Australian military recruits tell a child abuse inquiry they were raped and forced to have sex with each other during their training.
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Australian Paralympian robbed at gunpoint in Rio

Tuesday, June 21st 2016, 5:43
related countries: Botswana Botswana

An Australian athlete who has competed in six Paralympic Games is robbed at gunpoint in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.
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Australian pleads guilty to making online threats over Tinder profile

Monday, June 20th 2016, 10:51

Australian Zach Alchin pleads guilty to targeting women with explicit abuse on social media after his friend shared one woman's Tinder profile online.
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Advance of the giant spider crabs

Friday, June 17th 2016, 16:39

A horde of giant spider crabs has amassed in waters near Melbourne. Australian aquatic scientist Sheree Marris filmed this incredible footage.
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Giant crab horde gathers in Australia

Friday, June 17th 2016, 6:16
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

A massive population of giant spider crabs amasses in waters off the Australian city of Melbourne.
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Australian cows 'killed with sledgehammers' in Vietnam

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 12:04
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnamese abattoir workers have been secretly filmed bludgeoning Australian cattle with sledgehammers, animal rights activists say.
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Australia MP Bob Katter 'shoots rivals dead' in election ad

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 6:15

Independent Australian politician Bob Katter defends a video that depicts him shooting dead members of the major parties.
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'26 years of trauma'

Wednesday, June 15th 2016, 16:05

The families of three Indigenous Australian children who were abducted and murdered within a few months hope their killer may finally be brought to justice.
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Kyrgios pulls out of Rio Olympics

Friday, June 3rd 2016, 6:10

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Rio 2016, accusing the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) of "unfair and unjust treatment".
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Australia faces challenge over 'guys'

Wednesday, June 1st 2016, 10:49

Australian of the Year David Morrison is leading a campaign to encourage people to stop using the term "guys" in the workplace.
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Shark bites off Australian surfer's leg

Tuesday, May 31st 2016, 23:51

A surfer is in a critical condition after losing a leg in a shark attack at a beach in Western Australia.
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Climber's shock at wife's Everest death

Monday, May 30th 2016, 15:49

The husband of Australian mountaineer Maria Strydom who died while descending Mount Everest has told of his anguish.
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VIDEO: Coral bleaching 'killing' Great Barrier Reef

Monday, May 30th 2016, 10:38
related countries: Australia Australia

Around 35% of corals in parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef have been destroyed by bleaching, Australian scientists say.
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Rival Australian groups clash on race

Saturday, May 28th 2016, 12:33

Australian police use pepper spray to break up clashes between two rival groups battling over race and immigration in Melbourne.
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VIDEO: Sydney Opera House shines in light display

Friday, May 27th 2016, 19:18

The Sydney Opera House is among many landmarks in the Australian city lit up as part of a festival of light and music.
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Anti-Islam MP seeks Australia comeback

Tuesday, May 24th 2016, 7:08
related countries: Australia Australia

Controversial Australian politician Pauline Hanson says she is "quietly confident" of being returned to parliament at the July election.
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Facebook sorry over plus-size ad ban

Monday, May 23rd 2016, 15:54

An Australian feminist group expressed fury after Facebook rejected an ad it created because of the image it used.
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Olympian ‘drove drunk with shotgun’

Monday, May 23rd 2016, 0:15

Australian shooter Michael Diamond has been charged after he allegedly drove drunk with a shotgun and ammunition following a domestic dispute.
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