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Brisbane shop crash witness: 'I was in me jocks'

Thursday, November 24th 2016, 15:36

An Australian man, wearing just his underwear, has chased a man who allegedly crashed his car into a neighbouring shop.
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Is this man 'Australian of the year'?

Thursday, November 24th 2016, 10:08

Wearing nothing but his underwear Daniel McConnell chased a man fleeing a crash in Brisbane.
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Daniel McConnell: Australian underwear 'hero' wins millions of fans

Thursday, November 24th 2016, 1:27

An Australian man finds fame after telling how - dressed in underwear - he chased a man fleeing a crash.
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Australian teen released by Bali police as white powder 'not drugs'

Wednesday, November 23rd 2016, 10:21
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Bali

A Perth teenager is to be released from custody in Bali after white powder found to be innocent mix.
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Australian woman abandoned 14 cats which ate each other

Wednesday, November 23rd 2016, 7:52

An Australian woman whose cats ate each other after she abandoned them is convicted of cruelty.
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Australian police dust crime scene, uncover bottom print

Monday, November 21st 2016, 23:16
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Officers in Victoria uncover an unusual clue while dusting for fingerprints after a burglary.
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Australia bank fire started by Myanmar asylum seeker

Saturday, November 19th 2016, 7:13

An asylum seeker from Myanmar is identified as the man who set himself alight in an Australian bank.
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Australian sets himself on fire in Melbourne bank

Friday, November 18th 2016, 7:57

An Australian man starts a fire at a bank, setting himself alight and injuring at least 26 other people.
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Rich for some

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 0:46

It is one of the wealthiest countries on Earth, so why do so many Australian children still live in poverty?
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Golfer set up Australian PM's call with Donald Trump

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 23:29

Malcolm Turnbull is among first to congratulate Donald Trump after getting help from a champion golfer.
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New Zealand earthquake: Warships head to Kaikoura

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 10:27
related countries: Canada Canada, New Zealand New Zealand, United States United States
related places: Kaikoura

US, Canadian and Australian warships are helping to evacuate and supply aid to earthquake-hit Kaikoura.
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Superfetation: Woman falls pregnant twice in 10 days

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 9:10

An Australian woman gives birth to twins conceived 10 days apart after having hormone treatment.
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Cow escapes Australian cattle ship and swims for freedom

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 10:10

A runaway cow swims to freedom after escaping being loaded onto a cattle ship in Western Australia.
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Controversial 'Tinder death' interview airs in Australia

Sunday, November 13th 2016, 23:46
related countries: Australia Australia

An Australian man acquitted of killing his Tinder date is quizzed if he is "heartless".
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Australian police find loaded gun in biker's bottom

Friday, November 11th 2016, 1:49
related countries: Australia Australia

Police in Australia find a loaded handgun wedged in the behind of a gang-linked motorcyclist.
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Spy's double life

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 18:19

How an Australian journalist learned his father was a top agent for MI6.
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Hot dog to hot tub: Australian's sausage drone

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 10:48

An Australian whose drone flew a hot dog to his hot tub could be fined for breaching safety rules.
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Australian man wins fight over bargain engagement ring

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 7:47

Australian man buys ring for accidental A$32,900 (£20,326) discount and wins legal fight to keep it.
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Australian shot with bow and arrow arrested

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 0:57
related countries: Australia Australia

A burglar in Australia is arrested after being shot by a homeowner armed with a bow and arrow.
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Provocative 'tourism ad' stirs mixed feelings in Australia

Tuesday, November 8th 2016, 8:29
related countries: Australia Australia

An Australian tourism ad slogan barely concealing a profanity sweeps the internet, stirring mixed feelings.
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Hoax broadcasts made to passenger planes in Melbourne

Tuesday, November 8th 2016, 4:03

Australian police investigate 15 hoax transmissions to planes over Melbourne, including one that forced an aborted landing.
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Australian burglar shot with bow and arrow

Monday, November 7th 2016, 11:37
related countries: Australia Australia

A burglar in Australia is shot with a wooden bow and arrow after being confronted by a homeowner.
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Gable Tostee 'Tinder death' interview angers Australian netizens

Monday, November 7th 2016, 0:50

An Australian TV interview with a man acquitted of murdering a woman he met on Tinder sparks anger.
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Indonesia protest: President Joko Widodo cancels Australia visit

Saturday, November 5th 2016, 8:49
related countries: Australia Australia, Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Jakarta

Indonesia's President Widodo cancels his Australian visit in the aftermath of protests in Jakarta.
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Massive fire engulfs Australian car yard

Saturday, November 5th 2016, 5:31
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

A car wrecking yard is destroyed by a fire in Sydney, Australia.
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Scott Ludlam: Australian senator takes leave to treat depression and anxiety

Friday, November 4th 2016, 12:25

Australian Senator Scott Ludlam reveals he is getting help with depression and anxiety issues.
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Australian frog species found that 'flashes' enemies

Friday, November 4th 2016, 7:20
related countries: Australia Australia

A species of frog which startles predators by flashing its orange groin has been found in Australia.
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Australian impostors play official golf tournament in North Korea

Thursday, November 3rd 2016, 7:09
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Two Australians pose as world-class golfers to blag their way into a North Korean tournament.
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Andrew Gaskell: Missing Australian found in Malaysia jungle

Tuesday, November 1st 2016, 10:19
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Australian tourist Andrew Gaskell is found alive after going missing in a Malaysian jungle for almost two weeks.
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Australian magistrate tells Aboriginal teen to 'be like 50 Cent'

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 8:31
related countries: United States United States

An Australian magistrate suggests an Aboriginal boy use US rapper 50 Cent as a role model.
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Australian MP uses official chauffeur to shuttle dogs

Thursday, October 27th 2016, 4:52

A senior Australian politician apologises for using his chauffeur to transport his dogs 120km (80 miles) to his country house.
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Australia Dreamworld: Tributes paid to four people killed

Wednesday, October 26th 2016, 12:59

"He was this amazing kid" - brother of one of the four people killed at an Australian theme park.
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Dreamworld: Four killed on Australian theme park ride

Tuesday, October 25th 2016, 11:01
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Gold Coast

Four people are killed on a river rapids ride at the Dreamworld theme park on Australia's east coast.
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IBM: Did you try to turn it off and on again?

Tuesday, October 25th 2016, 9:58

Computer bosses admit Australian census issues could have been prevented by switching router "off and on again".
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Australian coach kidnapped in Yemen appears in hostage video

Friday, October 21st 2016, 2:07
related countries: Yemen Yemen

An Australian football coach who was kidnapped in Yemen last month appears in a video online saying his captors want ransom money.
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Brexit: The pros and cons for Australian trade

Thursday, October 20th 2016, 17:19
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

What could a post-Brexit trade deal with Britain mean for Australia?
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Gable Tostee not guilty in Australia 'Tinder death'

Thursday, October 20th 2016, 9:38
related countries: Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand

An Australian man is acquitted of the murder of a New Zealand woman who fell from his balcony during their first Tinder date.
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Toast and tension

Tuesday, October 18th 2016, 14:08
related countries: Australia Australia

An Australian newspaper column complaining about young people eating $22 servings of avocado toast when they could be saving for a house has divided Australia.
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Tasmanian devil milk fights superbugs

Tuesday, October 18th 2016, 13:20

Milk from Tasmanian devils could offer up a useful weapon against antibiotic-resistant superbugs, according to Australian researchers.
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Kyrgios banned for 'lacking effort'

Monday, October 17th 2016, 12:32

Australian Nick Kyrgios is banned for eight weeks and fined $25,000 for his behaviour - including "lack of best efforts" - in the Shanghai Masters.
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Anna Meares: Australian cyclist retires with six Olympic medals

Sunday, October 16th 2016, 6:07

Two-time Olympic champion Anna Meares retires from cycling two months after winning bronze in Rio.
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Crown Resorts employees including Australians 'held' in China

Saturday, October 15th 2016, 10:48
related countries: Australia Australia, China China

Australian officials say they are investigating reports that 18 employees of a gambling company based in Australia have been detained in China.
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Australian students to be taught about 'male privilege'

Friday, October 14th 2016, 4:30
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

The Australian state of Victoria launches a "respectful relationship" programme, designed to smash gender stereotypes and tackle domestic violence.
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Australia same-sex marriage vote blocked by opposition

Tuesday, October 11th 2016, 11:03
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian opposition MPs says they will block plans to for a national vote on same-sex marriage, saying the decision should be up to parliament.
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Angry birds take aim at Australian newlyweds

Tuesday, October 11th 2016, 9:03

Newlyweds Phillip and Sara Maria have become internet sensations after their wedding shoot was interrupted by angry magpies.
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Phillip Hughes inquest says death was 'inevitable' after hit

Monday, October 10th 2016, 5:28

A coronial inquest hears that the 2014 death of Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes was "inevitable" from the moment he was struck by a ball.
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Turia Pitt: Australian burns survivor completes Hawaii triathlon

Monday, October 10th 2016, 3:31

An Australian runner who almost died after being caught in a bushfire during a race complete the Hawaii Ironman, considered the world's toughest triathlon.
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Australian 'Budgie Nine' F1 strippers freed by Malaysia court

Thursday, October 6th 2016, 9:19
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Nine Australians arrested for indecency after stripping to swimwear at the Malaysian Grand Prix are freed at their first court hearing.
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'Budgie Nine': F1 driver Ricciardo defends Malaysian GP strippers

Thursday, October 6th 2016, 4:22
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo gives his backing to nine Australians arrested for stripping at the Malaysian Grand Prix, as they appear in court.
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Kylie Minogue wedding waits for Australian marriage equality

Thursday, October 6th 2016, 4:14
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British fiance of singer Kylie Minogue says their plans for a wedding are on hold until same-sex marriage is legalised in Australia.
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Wednesday, October 5th 2016, 8:19

A Queensland woman loses her legal battle to be allowed to do jury service, as the High Court says she cannot use a translator in the jury room.
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Australian firm offers customers the Mx option

Wednesday, October 5th 2016, 1:52
related countries: Australia Australia

An insurance company becomes the first in Australia to allow customers to list their gender as "other" on documents.
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Pigs' teeth and shells

Saturday, October 1st 2016, 20:21
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

The Asaro mud men from Papua New Guinea's eastern highlands are known for their ghoulish clay masks - now four of them are "artists in residence" at Sydney's Australian Museum.
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Australian sports stars urged to boycott anthem in AFL and NRL finals

Friday, September 30th 2016, 10:02

A campaign urges Australian sports stars not to stand for the national anthem during this weekend's major finals as a protest against inequality.
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