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'Horrific' croc cannibal caught on film

Thursday, December 3rd 2015, 17:13

An Australian woman whose pictures of a croc-on-croc attack in a Queensland national park went viral tells the BBC it was an amazing but "horrifying" sight.
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Australia MH370 search 'in right place'

Thursday, December 3rd 2015, 9:18
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Australian officials say they are confident that missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is in the southern end of their Indian Ocean search zone.
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Australian Muslims 'face high racism'

Monday, November 30th 2015, 11:16
related countries: Australia Australia

A new survey suggests that Muslims in Australia experience racism at three times the national average.
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Partygoers charge into 'mini-tornado'

Monday, November 30th 2015, 9:18

Revellers at an Australian dance music festival are filmed charging into a powerful dust whirlwind.
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Fears for surfers missing in Mexico

Monday, November 30th 2015, 0:02
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Fears grow for two Australian surfers travelling through Mexico who have been missing since 20 November.
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VIDEO: Half a million lights set Christmas tree record

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 9:00

An Australian man has set a new world record for the most lights on an artificial Christmas tree.
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BHP rebuts UN 'toxic waste' claim

Friday, November 27th 2015, 2:11
related countries: Botswana Botswana

Australian mining giant BHP says mud spilled by the devastating collapse of a dam at a Brazilian mine is not toxic.
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VIDEO: Australian man drives into bushfire

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 11:31

A man who was filming on his phone while driving past a bushfire says he is lucky to be alive, after the flames engulfed his car.
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Man films terrifying bushfire escape

Thursday, November 26th 2015, 9:27

An Australian man films his terrifying trip through the heart of a bushfire.
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Phuc Dat Bich name battle 'was a hoax'

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 13:39

An Australian man who made headlines after saying Facebook told him to take down his profile admits he hoaxed the media.
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VIDEO: Australia bushfire rages near Adelaide

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 11:03

Australian fire crews are struggling to bring a major bushfire under control near the southern city of Adelaide.
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VIDEO: Australian senator sings '12 days of tax'

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 9:36
related countries: Australia Australia

A senator in Australia uses the power of song to deliver his complaint about the government's additional regulations and taxes.
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Shark drones to patrol Australian coast

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 2:42

Drones and "smart" drum lines will be deployed to protect swimmers on New South Wales' north coast from shark attacks, the state government says.
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Phuc Dat Bich thanks supporters

Monday, November 23rd 2015, 12:39

Australian Phuc Dat Bich, whose complaint that Facebook kept taking down his profile went viral, thanks his supporters, saying he is glad he made people happy.
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VIDEO: Knife and dog used in Australian carjacking

Thursday, November 19th 2015, 10:52

Australian police arrest man allegedly threatening a motorist with a knife, while clutching a dog.
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Search for Perth park-bench joyriders

Wednesday, November 18th 2015, 9:08

Australian police are looking to identify a group of men filmed riding motorised park benches on public roads in Perth.
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Australia bowler Johnson retires

Tuesday, November 17th 2015, 12:11
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson retires from international cricket at the end of the second Test with New Zealand.
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VIDEO: Boys allege racism in Apple store row

Thursday, November 12th 2015, 0:54
related countries: Australia Australia

Phone footage showing an Australian Apple Store employee asking six students to leave because they "might steal something" has sparked an outcry in Australia.
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VIDEO: Charles marks Remembrance in Australia

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 7:24
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra, Cornwall

Prince Charles and Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, attend a Remembrance Day Service at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.
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VIDEO: Extra security at Christmas Island centre

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 15:24
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Calm has been restored at the Christmas Island detention centre after the Australian government flew extra police and security officers there to deal with a stand-off with inmates.
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Tear gas ends migrant centre stand-off

Tuesday, November 10th 2015, 7:32
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australia's immigration minister says police used tear gas to end a major disturbance at a migrant detention centre on Christmas Island.
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Unrest hits Australia migrant centre

Monday, November 9th 2015, 10:53
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Australia's Christmas Island migrant detention centre was facing a "disturbance", with staff withdrawn and inmates lighting fires, but is now calm, officials say.
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Airlines remain wary over ash cloud

Friday, November 6th 2015, 0:14

Australian airline passengers face another day stranded in Bali because of a volcanic ash cloud, despite Denpasar airport being reopened.
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Burgess exits Bath for league return

Thursday, November 5th 2015, 16:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bath

Bath and England's cross-code convert Sam Burgess leaves rugby union to rejoin Australian league side South Sydney Rabbitohs.
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Australia jockey dies in Singapore fall

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 16:52
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Australian racing mourns young jockey Tim Bell who fell to his death in an apparent accident at his high-rise apartment in Singapore.
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Australia's 'ant man' describes ordeal

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 0:40

A 62-year-old Australian man, who survived without water by eating ants while lost in the Outback for six days, says he was lucky not tough.
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Australia drops knight and dame titles

Monday, November 2nd 2015, 12:08
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia will no longer appoint knights and dames under its honours system, PM Malcolm Turnbull announces, saying the titles are "not appropriate".
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Taxis 'refused to take Aboriginal star'

Friday, October 30th 2015, 14:50

Prominent Aboriginal Australian actor "Uncle" Jack Charles says he has been refused a ride on racial grounds by two taxis in three days.
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Whale boat survivors 'tried to save man'

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 23:51
related countries: Canada Canada

Survivors from a whale boat that capsized in Canada tried to cling onto an Australian man still listed as missing before he disappeared underwater.
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Catholics condemn Abbott over migrants

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 1:02

Two Australian Catholic priests attack a speech by Tony Abbott, in which the former PM urged European nations to emulate his tough stance on migrants.
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Australian officials 'paid smugglers'

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 13:00

A new Amnesty International report says it has evidence Australian officials paid people smugglers and threatened asylum seekers.
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Father and son fugitives caught in NSW

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 5:27

Australian father-and-son fugitives Gino and Mark Stocco are caught in New South Wales after eight years on the run and an extensive manhunt.
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Fraudsters hunted over Australia murder

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 0:12
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian police say they are on the trail of fraud suspects linked to the murder of a young mother and her daughter.
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Return of Uluru marked 30 years on

Monday, October 26th 2015, 5:37

The traditional indigenous owners of Uluru mark 30 years since the iconic hill was handed back by the Australian government.
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PNG 'to resettle Manus Island refugees'

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 0:27
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is to begin resettling refugees from the Manus Island detention centre, Australian Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says.
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Dutch university wins solar car race

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 4:16
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A team from Delft University in the Netherlands has won a 3,000km (1,800 mile) solar car race in the Australian outback.
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Australia senators query Putin emoji

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 3:36
related countries: Russia Russia

Australian senators grill foreign ministry officials over their boss Julie Bishop's use of a red-faced emoji to describe Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 7:12

The remains of two females - whose remains were found years apart - are identified as a mother and her daughter during murder investigations, Australian police say.
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Melbourne visa check details emerge

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 2:02

Australian police planned to conduct random checks at Melbourne taxi ranks as part of a scrapped operation to target visa fraud, local media report.
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Row over tourist's Hindu tattoo

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 15:23
related countries: India India
related places: Bangalore

An Australian man who said locals from the Indian city of Bangalore harassed him over his tattoo of a Hindu goddess has now left the city, police say.
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Rugby star charged with assaulting wife

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 6:57

Retired Australian Rugby League (NRL) star Hazem El-Masri, a former anti-domestic violence ambassador, is charged with assaulting his wife.
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Ex-Australia PM to pay for damaged table

Monday, October 19th 2015, 13:00

Former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he will pay for a table smashed during a farewell party after his ousting from the leadership.
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Anger over Fanning shark attack advert

Monday, October 19th 2015, 9:16
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The mother of champion Australian surfer Mick Fanning says a South African KFC advert which makes light of his attack by a shark is "disrespectful".
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VIDEO: Solar-powered car race in Australia

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 10:18
related countries: Australia Australia

Competitors from around the world set out on a gruelling race in solar-powered across the Australian outback.
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Marquez wins thrilling Australian GP

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 8:58

Marc Marquez snatches the lead from Jorge Lorenzo on the final lap to win an exciting Australian Grand Prix.
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Venezuela politician Rosales arrested

Friday, October 16th 2015, 5:47
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands, Venezuela Venezuela

Opposition Venezuelan politician Manuel Rosales, who fled the country in 2009, is arrested after returning from the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba.
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Shooting accused remanded in custody

Friday, October 16th 2015, 4:38

Two men accused of helping a teenager shoot dead an Australian police worker have been remanded in custody by a Sydney court.
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Australia approves controversial mine

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 6:48
related countries: India India

The Australian government gives its approval for one of the world's biggest coal mines to be built by Indian company Adani in Queensland.
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Australia PM holds anti-terror summit

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 23:35

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull is meeting security chiefs following the recent killing of a police worker in what officials say was a terror attack.
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VIDEO: Australia feral cat cull sparks anger

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 21:13

Celebrities have condemned plans by the Australian government to cull two million feral cats.
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Australian firm to buy Diageo wines

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 7:54
related countries: Australia Australia

One of the world's biggest publicly-listed winemakers, Australia's Treasury Wine Estates (TWE), has agreed to buy the majority of Diageo's wine businesses.
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