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Australian man plays lawn bowls for 73 hours

Monday, January 9th 2017, 5:50

A man in Queensland tries to set a world record by playing lawn bowls continuously for three days.
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Australian minister Sussan Ley stands aside over expenses scandal

Monday, January 9th 2017, 2:19
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's health minister steps aside without pay after using a taxpayer-funded trip to buy a flat.
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'Muesli queen'

Monday, January 9th 2017, 0:26

How not wanting to lose her job started an Australian teenager on the path to creating a breakfast cereal empire.
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Unofficial ad for Northern Territory ruled 'obscene'

Friday, January 6th 2017, 2:44

An unofficial ad for the Northern Territory used inappropriate language, Australian officials rule.
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Man filmed 'fishing' in floods amuses Australia

Friday, December 30th 2016, 4:33
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

An Australian man finds instant fame after being filmed pretending to fish in floods in Melbourne.
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Man arrested over New Year's Eve 'threats' in Sydney, police say

Friday, December 30th 2016, 1:16

Australian police charge a man for making threats against New Year's Eve festivities in Sydney.
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Thursday, December 29th 2016, 1:12
related countries: Australia Australia

A boy whose cancer diagnosis sparked a battle over treatment in Australia dies in his mother's arms.
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Seal photographed on car returns to wild in Australia

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 2:52
related countries: Australia Australia

A seal that made global headlines after turning up in an Australian street is returned to the wild.
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Melbourne Christmas Day 'terror attack' foiled, say Australia police

Friday, December 23rd 2016, 10:59

Australian police say they have averted a terror attack planned for Melbourne on Christmas Day.
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Australian police claim 'breakthrough' in 20-year mystery

Friday, December 23rd 2016, 3:20
related countries: Australia Australia

A man is charged with murdering two women after Australia's longest police investigation.
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Australian Christian Lobby 'car bomb' not politically motivated, police say

Thursday, December 22nd 2016, 0:54
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

Police rule out political motives after a van explodes at a Christian group's headquarters in Canberra.
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Festive drawcard

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 16:14

What began as neighbours one-upping each other is now a serious tradition for one Australian street.
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Australia's oldest working scientist wins battle over office

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 1:46

A 102-year-old scientist succeeds in his fight to keep working on campus at an Australian university.
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Small statue, big row

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 16:59

How a mild-looking sculpture outside an Australian church is fuelling international tension.
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Australian scientists drilling for world's oldest ice

Monday, December 19th 2016, 16:20

Australian scientists are drilling for ancient Antarctic ice to solve major climate questions.
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Australian woman finds snake curled up in Christmas tree

Sunday, December 18th 2016, 23:13
related countries: Australia Australia

A woman finds a 1m-long venomous snake wrapped around her Christmas tree in Australia.
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Rogue One: Sydney policeman a hit in 'Aussie Vader' costume

Friday, December 16th 2016, 10:28

A police officer has shot to fame for wearing Darth Vader customised with Australian regalia.
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Australian court increases fine over 'misleading' Nurofen

Friday, December 16th 2016, 1:28
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK manufacturer of Nurofen is hit with an increased fine for misleading customers in Australia.
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Mick Fanning enjoys magical surf beneath the Northern Lights

Friday, December 16th 2016, 0:02
related countries: Norway Norway

Australian champion Mick Fanning completes a spectacular surf beneath the Aurora Borealis in Norway.
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Fiji's baffling albinism

Thursday, December 15th 2016, 2:42
related countries: Fiji Fiji

An Australian filmmaker shines a light on the unusually high level of albinism in Fiji.
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Bali policeman's widow rejects 'donation' from accused killer

Wednesday, December 14th 2016, 0:11
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

The wife of a man allegedly slain in Indonesia rejects a "donation" from his accused Australian killer.
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Drunk on credit

Wednesday, December 14th 2016, 0:09

Luke Brett Moore, a young Australian, had just lost his job when he discovered his bank was mistakenly allowing him unlimited credit. It was too good an opportunity to miss.
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Snake eats wallaby on Australian golf course

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 6:00

A 4m scrub python swallows an entire wallaby at a golf course in Far North Queensland.
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Australia teenager tells of Northern Territory youth detention ordeal

Monday, December 12th 2016, 8:58

An Australian teenager tells an inquiry of his humiliating ordeal during youth detention.
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Australian doctor murdered wife with insulin

Thursday, December 8th 2016, 22:58

An Australian doctor who gave his wife a fatal injection of insulin is found guilty of murder.
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Sydney home destroyed in error after letterbox 'boo-boo'

Thursday, December 8th 2016, 10:26

Australian businessman returns home - only to see it had been destroyed by blundering builders.
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Australian court approves intersex child's surgery

Wednesday, December 7th 2016, 13:47

A five-year-old child born genetically male will grow up as a sterilised female after a court ruling.
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Backpacker killed by lightning strike on Australian mountain

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 23:19
related countries: United States United States

An American backpacker dies instantly when lightning hits his tent on an Australian mountain.
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Australia Day: Fremantle banned from citizenship ceremonies

Monday, December 5th 2016, 22:11

An Australian city is not allowed to hold citizenship ceremonies on its alternative national day.
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Australian charged with murder over death of French tourist

Sunday, December 4th 2016, 2:48
related countries: France France

An Australian man is charged with murder over the death of a French tourist in the outback.
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Australia Police grant cancer patient's wish 'to blow stuff up'

Friday, December 2nd 2016, 4:04

A 12-year-old Australian boy in remission from cancer is granted his request to "blow stuff up".
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Martin Shkreli: Australian boys recreate life-saving drug

Thursday, December 1st 2016, 5:38

Australian students cheaply recreate a life-saving drug that was famously hiked in price last year.
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Australian parliament disrupted by pro-asylum seeker protesters

Wednesday, November 30th 2016, 9:46
related countries: Australia Australia

Around 30 people halted Australia's parliament temporarily while protesting the government's tough detention laws.
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The woman trying to help rapists

Wednesday, November 30th 2016, 2:11

Australian psychologist Erin Sweeny writes about how she copes with treating sex offenders.
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Pygmy marmosets to be reunited after Australian zoo theft

Monday, November 28th 2016, 16:24

Three rare monkeys have been found after they were stolen from a wildlife park southwest of Sydney.
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Missing Tyrone

Monday, November 28th 2016, 16:13

An Australian boy's suicide prompts debate about same-sex attracted children feeling safe in school.
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Rare pygmy marmosets stolen from Australian wildlife park

Sunday, November 27th 2016, 23:29

Three critically endangered monkeys are stolen from a wildlife park southwest of Sydney.
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Australian IS recruiter Neil Prakash 'still alive'

Friday, November 25th 2016, 6:47

An Australian militant thought to be dead is alive and under arrest in the Middle East, reports say.
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Australia Day: City shifts celebrations to 'inclusive alternative'

Friday, November 25th 2016, 1:44

An Australian city will delay celebrating the national day after consulting with Aboriginal elders.
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Highest basketball shot world record from top of dam

Thursday, November 24th 2016, 15:46
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Video shows Australian Derek Herron setting the record for the highest basketball shot, on 26 September in Switzerland.
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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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