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Guard asked youth inmates for oral sex, Australian inquiry hears

Tuesday, March 21st 2017, 0:20

The man tells an inquiry into youth detention that his requests were meant as "a joke".
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Adele fans cheer proposal during Melbourne concert

Monday, March 20th 2017, 8:32

The man surprised his boyfriend before 77,000 people at Adele's final Australian concert.
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Australian MPs' private numbers mistakenly published online

Monday, March 20th 2017, 7:42

A large number of federal politicians were hit by the error on a government website.
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Crocodile attack suspected in death of Australian man

Monday, March 20th 2017, 4:57
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian police believe the victim is a fisherman whose boat was found empty nearby.
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'Out of control'

Monday, March 20th 2017, 0:02

Australian Jessica May overcame acute anxiety by setting up a recruitment firm for people with mental and physical disabilities.
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Australia officers disciplined for using counter-terror boat on surf trip

Thursday, March 9th 2017, 11:18

Two Australian police officers are disciplined after using a counter-terror boat on a surf trip.
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Westgate Park: Why an Australian lake has turned pink

Thursday, March 9th 2017, 8:22

The phenomenon is luring sightseers with the stunning colour, and it's completely natural.
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Thursday, March 9th 2017, 7:31

The man posed as the singer online to gain explicit material from children, Australian police say.
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UK tourist in Australia 'rape ordeal' out of hospital

Wednesday, March 8th 2017, 8:04
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The backpacker who was allegedly held captive is being comforted by family, Australian police say.
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UK backpacker 'had black eyes'

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 16:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australian journalist Megan Palin describes how the UK backpacker held captive for two months was discovered.
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Female pedestrian signals ignite debate in Australia

Tuesday, March 7th 2017, 5:41
related countries: Australia Australia

The Australian lights are designed to "reduce unconscious bias", but critics say they are unnecessary.
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Dreamworld: Passengers safe after sensor stops ride

Monday, March 6th 2017, 5:38

Several people were stranded but no-one was put in danger, the Australian theme park says.
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Australian man dies on return from Everest base camp

Sunday, March 5th 2017, 23:21

The man suffered breathing difficulties while descending from the 5,380m (17,600ft) camp.
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Kicking goals

Friday, March 3rd 2017, 16:00

How a long-anticipated moment in Australian sport has exceeded expectations despite controversy over pay.
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Awkward and cringe-worthy

Thursday, March 2nd 2017, 5:31

An Australian government recruitment video featuring real staff is panned as awkward and cringe-worthy.
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Is there a contender?

Wednesday, March 1st 2017, 16:02

As mainstream disaffection laps at Australian shores, opportunists vie for greater influence.
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Australian economy has been recession-free for 25 years

Wednesday, March 1st 2017, 15:28

How Australia has managed to protect itself against recession for a quarter of a century
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Man accused over 3D-printed guns is sci-fi fan, court told

Wednesday, March 1st 2017, 10:32

An Australian court hears a man charged with using a 3D printer to make guns let his hobby get "out of hand".
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Facebook blocks nude painting by acclaimed artist

Wednesday, March 1st 2017, 7:02

An Australian auction house says it is "ridiculous" to censor the work depicting two nude figures.
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Australian senator sorry for 'flea' comment in asylum debate

Tuesday, February 28th 2017, 7:37

The comment interpreted as referring to asylum seekers was immediately condemned.
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Australian man finds A$1m lottery ticket a year on

Monday, February 27th 2017, 22:57

The grandfather had no idea he was a winner when he found the ticket in a shopping bag.
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James O'Connor and Ali Williams charged in Paris over cocaine

Monday, February 27th 2017, 10:41
related countries: France France, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Paris

The former Australian and New Zealand internationals were arrested outside a Paris nightclub.
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Australia and Indonesia restore full military ties

Sunday, February 26th 2017, 7:03
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Leaders end diplomatic spat over "offensive" teaching material found at an Australian military base.
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James O'Connor and Ali Williams held on Paris cocaine charge

Saturday, February 25th 2017, 16:14
related countries: France France, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Paris

The former Australian and New Zealand internationals were buying cocaine, police sources say.
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Boy saved by spider anti-venom dose

Friday, February 24th 2017, 11:25

A 10-year-old boy is treated with 12 vials of anti-venom after a bite from a deadly funnel-web spider.
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Australian ex-PM Kevin Rudd berates Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Thursday, February 23rd 2017, 6:59
related countries: Israel Israel

Kevin Rudd accused the Israeli leader of "torpedoing" peace negotiations in the Middle East.
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Israeli PM criticises UN 'hypocrisy' on historic Australia visit

Wednesday, February 22nd 2017, 4:31
related countries: Australia Australia, Israel Israel

Benjamin Netanyahu receives support from his Australian counterpart on a historic visit.
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Melbourne plane crash: Five killed as aircraft hits shopping centre

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 11:42

Four US citizens and an Australian pilot died when their light aircraft came down on a shopping centre.
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Light plane crashes into Melbourne shopping complex

Tuesday, February 21st 2017, 0:31

A plane carrying five people has crashed into a Melbourne shopping complex, Australian authorities say.
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Australian micronation 'prince' abdicates after 46 years

Wednesday, February 15th 2017, 15:31

Hutt River Province has a new leader - and a big tax problem.
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Australian artists call for ban on fake Aboriginal art

Wednesday, February 15th 2017, 0:01

Australian artists call for a ban on the sale of fake Aboriginal art.
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Work to be done

Monday, February 13th 2017, 0:04

How Australian entrepreneur Matt Barrie set up and grew website Freelancer, which links people who need tasks done with others who bid for the work.
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Peter Falconio murder: Girlfriend Joanne Lees finds Australian sister

Sunday, February 12th 2017, 23:40

Joanne Lees plans to become an Australian citizen, 15 years after boyfriend Peter Falconio died.
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'It's an offence, mate'

Friday, February 10th 2017, 15:41

How an Australian man's boxing broadcast sparked memes, legal threats and a complex debate.
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How carrots expose shop checkout fraud

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 14:12

Australian retailer Coles is limiting its self-checkouts to combat theft by deliberate mis-swiping.
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Australian man stuck in a pond for hours recounts ordeal

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 12:51

An Australian farmer tells how he survived for hours trapped in a pond with only his nose above water.
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Australian man trapped in dam with nose just above water

Thursday, February 9th 2017, 4:46

An Australian farmer spends hours arching his back for air after being pinned down in a waterhole.
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Cory Bernardi: Australia senator launches right-wing party

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 8:05

Cory Bernardi splits from the nation's government to start his own Australian Conservatives party.
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Australian biker killer sentenced to death in Thailand

Tuesday, February 7th 2017, 5:55
related countries: Australia Australia, Thailand Thailand

Antonio Bagnato, 28, murdered a man once named as one of Australia's most-wanted fugitives.
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Unlocking car parks

Monday, February 6th 2017, 0:12

The Australian app that frees up parking spaces owned by hotels and offices for the public.
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The app solving Sydney's car parking stress

Monday, February 6th 2017, 0:12

The Australian app that frees up parking spaces owned by hotels and offices for the public.
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Australian woman dies in jet ski collision in Thailand

Sunday, February 5th 2017, 23:50
related countries: Thailand Thailand
related places: Phuket

A woman suffers fatal injuries when she and another jet ski rider collide at a beach in Phuket.
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Fiji deports Iranian refugee who fled Papua New Guinea

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 12:18
related countries: Iran Iran, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Iranian Loghman Sawari, held under controversial Australian policies, said he felt unsafe in PNG.
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Physie: Discover a uniquely Australian sport

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 0:10

We follow one woman determined to master the sport.
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Jellyfish wash up 'like wallpaper' on Australian beach

Friday, February 3rd 2017, 0:05
related countries: Australia Australia

The rare sight of thousands of jellyfish stranded in Australia surprises locals and marine experts.
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Australian scientists use soybean oil to create graphene

Wednesday, February 1st 2017, 2:30

Australian researchers say their discovery could significantly lower the material's cost to produce.
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'Don't see that portrayed'

Monday, January 30th 2017, 15:41

An Australian artist aims to rewrite the conversation about what it's like to live with HIV.
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Shark-inspired drug may help treat fibrosis, researchers say

Monday, January 30th 2017, 4:48

Australian researchers hope an antibody found in sharks may help treat an incurable lung disease.
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Australian Open: Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to win 18th Grand Slam title

Sunday, January 29th 2017, 12:15

Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open to win his 18th Grand Slam title and first for five years.
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Australian Open 2017: Roger Federer adopts nothing-to-lose mindset v Rafael Nadal

Saturday, January 28th 2017, 12:37

Roger Federer says he will not let history affect his performance against Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final on Sunday.
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Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams to set Grand Slam record

Saturday, January 28th 2017, 10:01

Serena Williams beat sister Venus to win her seventh Australian Open and an Open-era record 23rd Grand Slam singles title.
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Roger Federer beats Stan Wawrinka to reach Australian Open final

Thursday, January 26th 2017, 13:45

Roger Federer beats Stan Wawrinka in five sets to reach the Australian Open final and stay on course for an 18th Grand Slam title.
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Australian Open 2017: Venus & Serena Williams to meet in ninth Grand Slam final

Thursday, January 26th 2017, 7:00

Venus and Serena Williams will meet in a Grand Slam final for the ninth time after winning their semi-finals in Melbourne.
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Australian baby Brian Junior weighs in at 6.06kg

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 15:16

Brian Junior was born in Melbourne and weighed in at 6.06kg (13.5lb) and was 57cm long.
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Aled Carey: Australian produces the perfect over with six wickets in six balls

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 12:12
related countries: Australia Australia

Bowler Aled Carey produces the perfect over as he claims six wickets in six deliveries while playing in Australia.
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