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Glorifying obesity?

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 10:36

Australian experts are divided over whether having "very overweight" models glorifies obesity.
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Racist messages cause anger at Australian universities

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 10:18
related countries: China China

Offensive graffiti and posters targeting Chinese students cause anger at three top institutions.
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Australian nurse jailed for illegal Cambodian surrogacy

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 3:55
related countries: Cambodia Cambodia
related places: Phnom Penh

Tammy Davis-Charles was found guilty of providing commercial surrogacy services in Phnom Penh.
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Same-sex marriage: 'Profound shift' in Australian views

Wednesday, August 2nd 2017, 3:13

A survey finds considerable support for same-sex marriage, amid renewed debate over making it legal.
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Beyoncé inspires fight to save Australian bowls club

Tuesday, August 1st 2017, 11:08

Three Australian pensioners have transformed All The Single Ladies into a plea to save their club.
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Etihad Airways 'assisting' Australia with plane probe

Tuesday, August 1st 2017, 8:50
related countries: Australia Australia

The airline is assisting Australian police with a probe into a suspected plot to bring down a plane.
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Half of all Australian university students 'harassed'

Tuesday, August 1st 2017, 7:49

Women at university are four times more likely than men to have been assaulted or harassed, study says.
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Australian intruder 'drank champagne and fell asleep'

Tuesday, August 1st 2017, 1:25

The man broke into an Australian home before being discovered sleeping in a bed, police say.
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Homes searched over Australia 'plane plot'

Monday, July 31st 2017, 5:11
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian police hunt for clues after making four arrests in a "major" counter-terrorism operation.
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Australian comedian Chris Lilley attacked over race video

Saturday, July 29th 2017, 14:12

Summer Heights High star Chris Lilley's video was posted days after a controversial court verdict.
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Justine Damond death: Woman 'slapped police car'

Wednesday, July 26th 2017, 15:18

Australian Justine Damond called 911 and was shot and killed by police less than an hour later.
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Australian indigenous singer Dr G Yunupingu dies

Wednesday, July 26th 2017, 12:34
related countries: Australia Australia

Dr G Yunupingu was Australia's highest-selling indigenous musician and performed around the world.
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Third Australian politician hit by dual citizenship row

Tuesday, July 25th 2017, 12:14
related countries: Italy Italy

Matthew Canavan quits as resources minister after learning he may also have Italian citizenship.
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Canadian police end hunt for missing hiker, family confirms

Monday, July 24th 2017, 0:49
related countries: Canada Canada

The Australian woman had set out with her partner, who was later found dead near a waterfall.
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Justine Damond shooting: Police chief Janee Harteau quits

Saturday, July 22nd 2017, 4:33

Minneapolis mayor says she lost confidence in the chief after officers killed an Australian woman.
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Justine Damond's death 'should not have happened'

Friday, July 21st 2017, 2:03

An Australian woman's shooting was caused by the "actions of one individual", the police chief says.
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Justine Damond shooting: Minneapolis police ambush claim 'ludicrous'

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 14:42

A lawyer for the family of an Australian woman who was shot dead dismisses officers' "ambush" fears.
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Australia human history 'rewritten by rock find'

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 9:28
related countries: Australia Australia

Research shows Aboriginal people entered Australia up to 18,000 years earlier than thought.
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Australian surfer Mick Fanning in another shark scare

Thursday, July 20th 2017, 4:45
related countries: South Africa South Africa

The three-time world champion is pulled from a competition in South Africa after a shark sighting.
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Justine Damond

Wednesday, July 19th 2017, 17:32

Officials have released few facts about the Australian woman killed by a Minneapolis police officer.
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Vigil honours Justine Damond, shot dead by US police

Wednesday, July 19th 2017, 12:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sydney

Family and friends meet at dawn on a Sydney beach to mourn the passing of Justine Damond, an Australian woman fatally shot by US police.
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Justine Damond: Minneapolis police 'heard loud sound' before shooting

Wednesday, July 19th 2017, 9:30
related countries: United States United States

Police radio recordings suggest that the sound may have been from a fireworks display.
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Second Australian senator quits over dual citizenship

Tuesday, July 18th 2017, 6:39
related countries: Australia Australia, Canada Canada

Australia's first politician to breastfeed in parliament resigns due to her Canadian citizenship.
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Justine Damond's fiance 'heartbroken' over police shooting

Monday, July 17th 2017, 22:50
related countries: United States United States

Australian Justine Damond was shot dead by a US police officer she called to report a disturbance.
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Australian woman shot dead by US police after 911 call

Monday, July 17th 2017, 3:10
related countries: United States United States

Authorities are investigating the killing but say the officers' body cameras were not turned on.
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Australian PM seeks access to encrypted messages

Friday, July 14th 2017, 10:39

The country's leader says the internet cannot be a "dark place" for criminals to communicate.
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Australian senator quits over New Zealand dual citizenship

Friday, July 14th 2017, 8:45
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Australian Greens politician Scott Ludlam resigns after discovering his dual nationality.
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Australian man's thumb surgically replaced by toe

Thursday, July 13th 2017, 6:56

Doctors recommended the eight-hour surgery after his thumb was severed by a bull.
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Australian plane passenger checks in can of beer

Wednesday, July 12th 2017, 8:09
related countries: Australia Australia

It was the first item on a baggage carousel after a four-hour flight in Australia.
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Runaway camel cornered on Australian golf course

Tuesday, July 11th 2017, 3:15
related countries: Australia Australia

The animal had escaped a circus in Australia before evading police on a busy six-lane road.
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Katy Perry criticised over advert telling her dog to 'chase koalas' in Australia

Wednesday, July 5th 2017, 6:27
related countries: Australia Australia

The singer tells her dog to "go chase some koalas" in an advert for an Australian department store chain.
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Cardinal Pell: Vatican treasurer denies Australia sex offences

Thursday, June 29th 2017, 15:22
related countries: Australia Australia

The Vatican's third-ranking official says he will take a leave of absence to fight the charges.
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Australian cardinal denies sex charges against him

Thursday, June 29th 2017, 7:09
related countries: Australia Australia

The Vatican treasurer and Australia's most senior Catholic figure, Cardinal George Pell, has been charged with sex offences in Australia.
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Crown Resorts staff jailed for enticing Chinese gamblers

Monday, June 26th 2017, 12:58
related countries: China China

Three Australian Crown Resorts employees broke the law by enticing Chinese high-rollers to casinos.
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Trump gift leaves Australian PM Turnbull bemused

Monday, June 26th 2017, 4:08

Malcolm Turnbull receives a cheeky church gift - a tie emblazoned with the words "Donald Trump".
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Hackers help speeding drivers dodge fines

Friday, June 23rd 2017, 7:09

Australian police cancelled hundreds of speeding fines after noting their systems were infected.
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Koalas 'facing extinction' in some Australian states

Thursday, June 22nd 2017, 10:20

The conservation group WWF is warning that koalas could be wiped out in some Australian states amid deforestation and increasing attacks by livestock.
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Wallabies coach calls furious fan after Scotland defeat

Tuesday, June 20th 2017, 3:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

It follows an 800-word Facebook post which accused the Australian rugby side of lacking passion.
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Australian police find Nazi machine-gun in traffic stop

Monday, June 19th 2017, 3:20

The World War II era weapon and 60 rounds of ammunition were found during a traffic stop north of Sydney.
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Fighting schoolteacher

Saturday, June 17th 2017, 15:03

He is the 29-year-old Australian boxer who won a chance to fight for the world welterweight title.
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Hutt River 'micronation' leaders lose Australian tax battle

Friday, June 16th 2017, 6:17

The self-declared Principality of Hutt River is ordered to pay A$3m (£1.8m; $2.3m) in Australian taxes.
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US embassy brushes off Australian PM's Trump joke

Friday, June 16th 2017, 3:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

Diplomats say the Australian PM's off-the-record speech mocking the US president was in "good humour".
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Marawi: Journalist Adam Harvey hit in neck by stray bullet

Thursday, June 15th 2017, 10:25
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Australian journalist thought he had just been hit by shrapnel, as he covered Philippines fighting.
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Australia PM: Trump mockery 'affectionate'

Thursday, June 15th 2017, 9:58

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull downplays leaked footage of his impersonation of Donald Trump.
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Australian PM impersonates Trump

Thursday, June 15th 2017, 8:58

Malcolm Turnbull uses the president's mannerisms to joke about "winning in the polls".
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Muslim 'safe space' plan sparks row in Australia

Thursday, June 8th 2017, 9:55
related countries: Australia Australia

An Australian Islamic group's proposal for a "safe space" to discuss "inflammatory" issues is rejected.
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Missing woman's family 'bracing for worst'

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 8:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The family of Sara Zelenak, an Australian missing since the London attack, say they are very concerned for her safety.
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Melbourne siege a 'terrorist incident'

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 4:38

Australian police shot dead a gunman as they freed a woman being held hostage.
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Australian man's remains found 10 years after disappearance

Monday, June 5th 2017, 2:19

Matthew Leveson's body was found in dense bushland in Sydney after a complicated legal deal.
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Martina Navratilova says Margaret Court is 'a racist and a homophobe'

Thursday, June 1st 2017, 6:39

Martina Navratilova renews her call for the Margaret Court Arena to be renamed - describing the Australian as a "racist and a homophobe".
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Mother jailed for murdering children by driving into Australian lake

Tuesday, May 30th 2017, 3:26

A judge says Akon Guode showed a "catastrophic" betrayal of trust when she killed three of her children.
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Shark injures Australian fisherman on board boat

Monday, May 29th 2017, 9:54

An Australian fisherman recounts the moment when a 200kg great white shark leapt into his boat.
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Australian man injured after shark jumps into boat

Monday, May 29th 2017, 6:46

The Australian fisherman lost "a fair amount of blood" after being hit by the 200kg (440lb) shark.
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Australian indigenous leaders call for formal 'voice', path to treaty

Friday, May 26th 2017, 9:40
related countries: Australia Australia

A historic summit calls for a formal body to represent Australia's first inhabitants in parliament.
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Australian indigenous leaders meet for historic summit

Tuesday, May 23rd 2017, 23:25
related countries: Australia Australia

Hundreds of delegates gather at Uluru to discuss formally recognising Australia's first inhabitants.
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Billionaire makes 'biggest philanthropic gift' by living Australian

Monday, May 22nd 2017, 4:24

Billionaire Andrew Forrest and his wife, Nicola, will give A$400m (£229m; $298m) to charity.
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