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Vegan Australian parents who left baby girl malnourished avoid jail

Thursday, August 22nd 2019, 7:07

The Australian baby girl was so under-developed she looked like a three-month-old at 19 months.
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Home and Away actor Ben Unwin dies aged 41

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 8:34

Ben Unwin played "bad boy" Jesse McGregor during two stints on the long-running Australian soap.
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In pictures: Australian Geographic's photo prize winners

Friday, August 16th 2019, 6:53

A drone shot of sharks circling a beached whale takes out top prize in the nature photo competition.
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Kangaroos filmed hopping through rare Australian snow

Tuesday, August 13th 2019, 11:13

They were filmed bounding through the snow in New South Wales.
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Australia weather: Fierce winds batter southern states and snap pier

Friday, August 9th 2019, 4:46

It is the most intense cold weather system to hit south-eastern Australian in years, experts say.
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China condemns Australian MP's Nazi Germany parallel

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 6:47
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

The MP is stoking a "Cold War mentality" by arguing Australia must pre-empt threats, China says.
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Canada murders: Bodies found in hunt for two suspects

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 23:13
related countries: Canada Canada, United States United States

Police in Manitoba province have been hunting two teenagers suspected of three murders.
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Australian bureaucrat loses landmark case over political tweets

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 4:04

A public servant was fairly sacked for anonymously criticising the government, a court rules.
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Ben Simmons: Australian casino denies racial discrimination of NBA star

Tuesday, August 6th 2019, 3:45

Ben Simmons posted a video which appeared to accuse the Australian casino of discrimination.
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Assisted dying: Australian cancer patient first to use new law

Monday, August 5th 2019, 6:34

Kerry Robertson had sought an "empowered death" after enduring terminal cancer, her family says.
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Bluey: The Australian cartoon that's going global

Wednesday, July 31st 2019, 23:02
related countries: Australia Australia

A cartoon about a family of dogs and the games they play is Australia's most streamed TV show.
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Australia swimmer tests positive for banned substance

Saturday, July 27th 2019, 9:49

Australian swimmer Shayna Jack tests positive for a banned substance before the World Aquatics Championships, Swimming Australia has said.
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Jarryd Hayne: Rugby league player pleads not guilty to rape

Thursday, July 25th 2019, 6:06

The high-profile Australian athlete faces up to 20 years in jail if convicted of attacking a woman.
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Van with $140m of drugs crashes into police car in Sydney

Tuesday, July 23rd 2019, 10:05

Australian police recovered 273kg of methamphetamine after they tracked down the vehicle.
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Mystery deepens over murder of tourist couple in Canada

Tuesday, July 23rd 2019, 8:51
related countries: Canada Canada, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Police say the deaths could be connected to another missing persons case in British Columbia.
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Australia calls on China to allow Uighur mother and son's travel

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 8:06
related countries: China China

The request follows pleas by an ethnically Uighur Australian to be reunited with his wife and son.
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Chris Gayle: Australian newspapers lose appeal in defamation case

Tuesday, July 16th 2019, 4:43

Three Australian newspapers wrongly accused the cricketer of lewd behaviour, a jury found in 2017.
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Australian children take 900km drive in stolen car

Monday, July 15th 2019, 9:00

They packed fishing rods into a 4x4 and drove alone through two states, but now face police charges.
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Erwan Ferrieux: Australian police identify backpacker's remains

Monday, July 15th 2019, 5:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Frenchman Erwan Ferrieux had been travelling with a UK man who also disappeared and remains missing.
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Australian seagulls carry antibiotic-resistant superbugs

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 7:40

At least 20% of the most common gulls carry the bacteria, which scientists fear can be passed on to humans.
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Yang Hengjun: The Australian writer held by China for six months

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 15:31
related countries: China China

Blogger Yang Hengjun has not been heard from since being arrested for "endangering national security".
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Alek Sigley: North Korea accuses Australian of 'spying'

Saturday, July 6th 2019, 11:57
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Alek Sigley wrote articles about North Korean fashion, apps, and restaurants for website NK News.
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Alek Sigley: Australian released by North Korea thanks supporters

Friday, July 5th 2019, 5:42
related countries: North Korea North Korea

In his first detailed statement, Alek Sigley thanks others but gives little insight into his detention.
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How do Westerners come to live and work in North Korea?

Thursday, July 4th 2019, 23:07
related countries: North Korea North Korea

An Australian who was detained and was one of a handful of Western students in North Korea.
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Alek Sigley: Why Sweden helped free Australian student in N Korea

Thursday, July 4th 2019, 11:38

The Scandinavian country has long acted as an intermediary for Western powers in the isolated dictatorship.
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Alek Sigley: North Korea releases detained Australian student

Thursday, July 4th 2019, 7:01
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Alek Sigley was freed after a meeting between Swedish diplomats and the North Korean government.
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Alek Sigley: Australian PM confirms North Korea detainee's release

Thursday, July 4th 2019, 5:30
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The Australian student had been reported missing last week in North Korea.
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Australian student Alek Sigley feared detained in North Korea

Thursday, June 27th 2019, 8:55
related countries: North Korea North Korea
related places: Pyongyang

Pyongyang resident Alek Sigley has not been heard from and there are fears he may have been detained.
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Australia fire: Three children killed in house blaze

Wednesday, June 26th 2019, 5:05

Two girls and a boy died in the blaze in a popular tourism region north of Sydney, police say.
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Australian children of IS militants rescued from Syria camp

Sunday, June 23rd 2019, 18:21
related countries: Syria Syria

The group include orphans of notorious Australian militant Khaled Sharrouf.
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Rugby-playing detective tackles intruder

Wednesday, June 19th 2019, 12:40

An Australian detective was forced to take action after an unexpected interruption to a press conference.
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Wednesday, June 19th 2019, 5:19
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

It prevents his child's biological mother and her wife from moving to New Zealand with the girl.
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Miriwoong: The Australian language which barely anybody speaks

Sunday, June 16th 2019, 20:45
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia has about 100 indigenous languages at risk of being lost - so how do you save them?
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Australian cult: The Family leader Anne Hamilton-Byrne dies

Friday, June 14th 2019, 13:08
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Anne Hamilton-Byrne's cult was accused of imprisoning and brainwashing children in the 1970s and 80s.
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Bob Hawke: Thousands honour 'deeply loved' Australian ex-PM

Friday, June 14th 2019, 6:31

The nation's third-longest serving leader, Bob Hawke, is remembered at a state memorial service.
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Australia's Barty wins French Open

Saturday, June 8th 2019, 16:52
related countries: Czech Republic Czech Republic, France France

Australian Ashleigh Barty defeats Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova in the French Open final to win her first Grand Slam singles title and complete a fairytale return to the sport.
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Justine Damond: US policeman jailed for Australian's murder

Friday, June 7th 2019, 19:35
related countries: United States United States

Mohamed Noor shot Justine Damond as she approached his car to report a possible rape.
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Thursday, June 6th 2019, 6:52
related countries: Israel Israel

Australian rugby international Israel Folau is seeking "substantial remedies" after being sacked for a social media post saying "hell awaits" gay people.
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ABC raid: Outcry as Australian police search public broadcaster

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 15:03

Broadcasters and rights groups have described the raid as an "attack on press freedom".
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Darwin shooting: Banned shotgun used in four killings, police say

Wednesday, June 5th 2019, 7:19

Four people were killed in locations across the Australian city on Tuesday, police say.
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Australia's 'Egg Boy' gives donations to NZ attack survivors

Wednesday, May 29th 2019, 2:31

The Australian teenager was flooded with donations after egging a controversial far-right lawmaker.
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Australian jailed for UK backpacker's kidnap and rape ordeal

Tuesday, May 28th 2019, 9:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Marcus Martin held Briton Elisha Greer hostage on a month-long road trip across Queensland.
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Geoffrey Rush: Actor wins biggest ever defamation payout in Australia

Thursday, May 23rd 2019, 15:02
related countries: Australia Australia

Oscar-winner Geoffrey Rush is awarded A$2.9M over allegations printed in an Australian newspaper.
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Michael Slater: Former Australia cricketer removed from flight

Tuesday, May 21st 2019, 4:55

Michael Slater, now a popular Australian commentator, apologises for his "disruptive" behaviour.
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Australian finds gold nugget with detector

Monday, May 20th 2019, 5:37

The 1.4kg nugget was found by a man using a metal detector in a Western Australian gold field.
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Australian betting company pays out for wrong result

Sunday, May 19th 2019, 12:22
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's Sportsbet handed out A$1m to those betting on a Labor win, two days before the vote.
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Five memories of former Australian PM Bob Hawke

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 16:17

The former Australian prime minister, who dominated the country's politics in the 1980s, has died aged 89.
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Plastic pollution: Flip-flop tide engulfs 'paradise' island

Thursday, May 16th 2019, 13:07

Up to a million shoes are among the tide of plastic debris washed up on an Australian island say scientists.
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Australia election 2019: The most remote polling stations

Tuesday, May 14th 2019, 15:52

Australian election officials cross air, land and sea - sometimes to set up a single ballot box.
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Toddler invades Aussie rules football pitch during game

Tuesday, May 14th 2019, 9:45

Two-year-old Pippa decided she wanted to be part of the action at an amateur Australian rules game.
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2019 Australia election in 11 charts

Monday, May 13th 2019, 16:25

Heatwaves, housing and a turbulent leadership - what will drive Australian voters next weekend?
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Australian wins lottery using numbers from a dream

Monday, May 13th 2019, 8:50

The Australian said he had been playing the numbers after dreaming them 13 years ago.
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Massive dust storm engulfs Australian city

Tuesday, May 7th 2019, 21:07
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Mildura

The storm swept over Mildura in Australia with wind gusts reaching up to 87km/h (54mph).
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Australia PM Scott Morrison egged on campaign trail

Tuesday, May 7th 2019, 5:02

Scott Morrison is targeted by a protester while campaigning ahead of the Australian election.
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Adam Sky, top Australian DJ, dies in accident in Bali

Monday, May 6th 2019, 7:34

Adam Sky, 42, was involved in a fatal accident while trying to help an injured friend in Bali.
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Les Murray: 'Subhuman redneck' and great Australian poet

Friday, May 3rd 2019, 14:15
related countries: Australia Australia

Les Murray's rich poetry defined Australia's landscape and captured its unique vernacular for all time.
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Three-eyed snake found on Australian highway

Thursday, May 2nd 2019, 7:09

Rangers found the "peculiar" creature with three functional eyes on a highway in the Northern Territory.
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Australian guilty of plane bomb plot involving meat grinder

Wednesday, May 1st 2019, 8:40

The man conspired to blow up an Etihad flight using a bomb hidden in a meat grinder, a jury rules.
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Justine Damond: US policeman guilty of Australian's murder

Tuesday, April 30th 2019, 23:49
related countries: United States United States

Mohamed Noor shot Justine Damond as she approached his patrol car to report a possible rape.
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