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Icy dip to mark winter solstice in Antarctica

Thursday, June 21st 2018, 8:42

Australian scientists take the plunge to welcome the return of brighter days after weeks of darkness.
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The Australian town that killed its residents

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 1:46

The town that killed its residents.
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Fatal Dreamworld ride had previous malfunctions, inquest hears

Monday, June 18th 2018, 6:11

A long-awaited inquest into the Australian theme park tragedy hears of previous malfunctions.
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Australian soldiers condemned over Nazi flag

Thursday, June 14th 2018, 4:05
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The "utterly unacceptable" incident happened in Afghanistan in 2007, PM Malcolm Turnbull says.
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Aboriginal treaties: Australian states at 'beginning of journey'

Friday, June 8th 2018, 7:12

The nation is the only Commonwealth country not to have a treaty with its indigenous peoples.
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Korean woman survives six days in Australian wilderness

Thursday, June 7th 2018, 15:01
related countries: Australia Australia, North Korea North Korea

Korean Joohee Han is found in Queensland, Australia, days after falling into a ravine during a climb.
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Australian beaches covered with rubbish from lost sea cargo

Tuesday, June 5th 2018, 8:56

Locals complain of "mountains of rubbish" after 83 shipping containers slipped overboard at sea.
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Australian bank offers to pay record fine

Monday, June 4th 2018, 1:35
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's largest lender was accused of breaching money laundering and terror financing laws.
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Australian minister Greg Hunt accused of misogyny

Thursday, May 31st 2018, 2:11

Greg Hunt has not responded to that assertion, but apologises for swearing at a town mayor.
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Neighbours to show Australian TV's first gay wedding

Wednesday, May 30th 2018, 16:34

The long-running soap will air Aaron Brennan and David Tanaka's nuptials in September.
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Tiahleigh Palmer: The 12-year-old murdered by her foster father

Friday, May 25th 2018, 7:26

Australian Tiahleigh Palmer was killed by her foster father who feared his son had got her pregnant.
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Australian woman sentenced to death in Malaysia over drugs

Thursday, May 24th 2018, 9:06
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

The 54-year-old Australian was found to be carrying 1.1kg of crystal methamphetamine in 2014.
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Australian cat-proof fence protects endangered species

Thursday, May 24th 2018, 7:02

The world's longest pest-proof fence will protect native animals in the Australian outback.
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MH370 not deliberately crashed by pilot, say investigators

Tuesday, May 22nd 2018, 19:29

Australian investigators reject claims the missing passenger jet was deliberately crashed into the sea.
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Australian archbishop Philip Wilson guilty of concealing child sex abuses

Tuesday, May 22nd 2018, 9:48

Philip Wilson is the most senior Catholic in the world to be charged and convicted of the offence.
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Is removing 'Aboriginal' from birth certificates whitewashing history?

Thursday, May 17th 2018, 8:35

One indigenous Australian was shocked to discover his relatives' birth records had been altered.
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Why an Australian supermarket chain is locking up baby milk

Tuesday, May 15th 2018, 8:32
related countries: China China

The move by Australian chain Coles follows controversy about the resale of products in China.
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Bereaved Australian father describes his feelings

Sunday, May 13th 2018, 17:42
related countries: Australia Australia

The father of four children found shot dead with their mother in Australia says he is "sad" but "not angry".
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Australian toddler's alleged rape was a 'foreseeable risk'

Thursday, May 10th 2018, 7:09
related countries: Australia Australia

Authorities failed a two-year-old girl, a report finds, in a case that has shocked Australia.
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David Goodall: 'I no longer want to continue life'

Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 17:46
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

The Australian scientist, 104, sets out his reasons for travelling to Switzerland to voluntarily end his life.
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Five Australian politicians ousted over dual citizenship

Wednesday, May 9th 2018, 7:25

They join 10 MPs removed last year for being dual nationals, which is not allowed under Australian law.
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Australia pledges cash to save declining koala population

Monday, May 7th 2018, 11:03

New South Wales sets aside thousands of hectares of forest to secure the future of an Australian icon.
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VAR: Technical problem helps decide Australian A-League grand final

Sunday, May 6th 2018, 11:39
related countries: Australia Australia

Technical problems prevent the video assistant referee being used to help decide the controversial winning goal in Australia's A-League grand final.
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Macron thanks Australian leader's 'delicious wife'

Wednesday, May 2nd 2018, 11:17
related countries: France France

The French president's usually excellent English failed him for a moment in front of the cameras.
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Peter Norman: Sprinter involved in Black Power salute given posthumous Order of Merit

Saturday, April 28th 2018, 8:29

Peter Norman, the Australian sprinter involved in the Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics, will be awarded an "overdue" posthumous Order of Merit.
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Australian boy flies solo to Bali 'after row over holiday'

Tuesday, April 24th 2018, 4:09
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Bali

The child was found by police in Indonesia after booking the solo trip on his parents' credit card.
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Elderly dog helps save girl lost in Australian bush

Monday, April 23rd 2018, 5:26
related countries: Australia Australia

The animal, Max, remained with the three-year-old girl as she took shelter in Australia.
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Philippines' Duterte says he ordered probe into Australian nun

Thursday, April 19th 2018, 3:14
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Philippines leader accuses the Australian of "disorderly conduct", in a warning to foreign critics.
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Australian surf event cancelled after shark attacks

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 3:36
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's Margaret River Pro will not continue after two men were bitten nearby, officials say.
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Pacific Dawn: Woman missing after fall from cruise ship

Friday, April 13th 2018, 9:18

Australian authorities end the search for a passenger who fell overboard in the Coral Sea.
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Australian company Optus apologises for 'Anglo-Saxon' job ad

Friday, April 13th 2018, 6:20

Telecommunications company Optus apologises after being accused of racism on social media.
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Australian jailed for 'despicable' fake cancer scam

Wednesday, April 11th 2018, 1:35

The woman accepted thousands of dollars from donors after falsely claiming to be terminally ill.
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Prince Charles reunited with fan who stole a kiss

Sunday, April 8th 2018, 11:08

On his Australian tour, the prince greets a woman who first met him as a teen and stole a kiss.
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Russell Crowe 'divorce auction': Memorabilia sold in Sydney

Saturday, April 7th 2018, 14:17

The actor clears out his "stuff", with his armour from Gladiator smashing expectations.
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Great white shark follows police off Australian coast

Wednesday, April 4th 2018, 14:46

They were patrolling off the South Australian coast when they noticed something behind them.
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Australian ball-tampering: Steve Smith & Cameron Bancroft will not contest bans

Wednesday, April 4th 2018, 8:17

Ex-Australia captain Steve Smith and batsman Cameron Bancroft say they will not contest their ball-tampering bans.
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Commonwealth Games: Delegate accused of assaulting athlete

Wednesday, April 4th 2018, 2:46

Australian police say they are investigating a complaint against an overseas team official.
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Australia ball-tampering: David Warner's tearful apology

Saturday, March 31st 2018, 5:28

Australian cricketer David Warner cries as he admits he may never play for his country again.
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Australian ball-tampering: Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft apologise

Thursday, March 29th 2018, 13:06

Former Australia captain Steve Smith breaks down in tears as he apologises for his part in the ball-tampering scandal.
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Australia's indigenous languages have one source, study says

Wednesday, March 28th 2018, 2:01

All indigenous languages can be traced to a mother tongue dubbed Proto-Australian, researchers say.
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Spy poisoning: Nato expels Russian diplomats

Tuesday, March 27th 2018, 16:51
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

It joins more than 20 countries that have made the same move after a nerve agent attack in the UK.
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'It's embarrassing we're called cheats'

Monday, March 26th 2018, 8:48
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Australian cricket fans are unimpressed with their team's cheating scandal in South Africa.
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Australia ball-tampering: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull shocked by 'cheating'

Sunday, March 25th 2018, 10:18
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Malcolm Turnbull, the Australian prime minister, says it is "beyond belief" that the national cricket team was involved in "cheating" during the third Test match against South Africa
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Vettel wins Australian GP

Sunday, March 25th 2018, 6:46
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Sebastian Vettel wins a dramatic Australian Grand Prix after leapfrogging Lewis Hamilton during a safety car period.
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Katie Brennan: Australia's AFL accused of gender discrimination

Friday, March 23rd 2018, 4:24

Katie Brennan lodges a complaint with the Australian Human Rights Commission over a match ban.
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Battle of Beersheba charge recreated for centenary

Wednesday, November 1st 2017, 1:19
related countries: Israel Israel, New Zealand New Zealand
related places: Beersheba

Israeli, Australian and New Zealand leaders mark the 100-year anniversary of a World War One battle.
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Papua New Guinea closure

Monday, October 30th 2017, 17:07
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

An Australian-run detention centre on Papua New Guinea is scheduled to close on Tuesday.
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Chris Gayle: Cricketer wins Sydney defamation case

Monday, October 30th 2017, 6:41

An Australian publisher made false claims that the cricketer exposed himself, a jury finds.
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AFL player Broad sorry for sharing topless woman photo

Monday, October 30th 2017, 4:47

Australian football player Nathan Broad sent the image, which went viral, without the woman's consent.
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Australian indigenous leaders criticise rejection of 'voice'

Friday, October 27th 2017, 2:26

Aboriginal leaders criticise a government decision not to support a "voice" to parliament.
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Canberra 'city to visit' listing revives Australian debate

Wednesday, October 25th 2017, 4:47
related countries: Australia Australia

The capital makes a list of the world's destination cities, prompting jokes, then defence, online.
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AC/DC producer George Young dies at 70

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 16:57

Australian songwriter and AC/DC producer George Young dies aged 70.
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North Korea urges Australia to distance itself from US

Friday, October 20th 2017, 0:16
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States
related places: Trump

The Australian government should distance itself from the Trump administration, a letter says.
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Whale in beach grave to be dug up in Australia

Thursday, October 19th 2017, 6:25
related countries: Australia Australia

Buried whale to be dug up by Australian authorities over shark fears.
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Six fishermen missing in capsize off Australian coast

Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 8:36

Police say their boat capsized on Monday, and a crewmate was rescued about 12 hours later.
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Lisa Wilkinson: Top Australian presenter quits in 'equal pay row'

Monday, October 16th 2017, 12:58

Lisa Wilkinson says she is leaving because the Nine Network has not "met her expectations".
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Crocodile attack suspected in search for Australian woman

Friday, October 13th 2017, 4:05

Police searching for a missing woman with dementia say they have found human remains.
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