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HK lawmakers want CY Leung probe

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 11:22
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong's chief executive is facing mounting pressure over payments he received from an Australian firm which were not made public.
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Australian lost in bush for 17 days

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 7:39

An Australian woman has survived 17 days lost in the bush in northern Queensland with no food, local reports say.
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Wotif shareholders agree Expedia bid

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 6:34

Shareholders in Australian online travel firm Wotif approve its takeover by online travel giant Expedia.
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HK leader given 'secret' payment

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 14:39
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong's chief executive, CY Leung, received millions from an Australian publicly-listed firm, according to Fairfax media.
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Canberra ranked 'best place to live'

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 2:37
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

The Australian Capital Territory of Canberra ranks as the best place in the world to live, according to a report by the OECD.
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Rio Tinto rejected Glencore merger

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 7:23

Anglo-Australian mining group Rio Tinto says it rejected a takeover bid by rival firm Glencore in August.
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Australia PM urges burka ban rethink

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 9:33

Australian PM Tony Abbott urges a rethink of plans to ban women who cover their faces from sitting in the main public galleries of parliament.
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Australia inquiry into Nauru 'abuse'

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 9:22
related countries: Nauru Nauru

The Australian government orders an inquiry into claims of sexual abuse and incidents of self-harm at an asylum-seeker centre on Nauru.
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Australia approves strikes on IS

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 3:51
related countries: Iraq Iraq

The Australian cabinet gives its approval for fighter jets to join US-led air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq.
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Australian winemaker TWE shares drop

Monday, September 29th 2014, 10:31
related countries: Australia Australia

Shares in the world's biggest listed winemaker, Australia's Treasury Wine Estates (TWE), plunge after it rejects two separate multi-billion takeover offers.
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Shot Australian 'may have had help'

Thursday, September 25th 2014, 2:40

A teenage terror suspect shot dead after he stabbed two Australian police officers may not have acted alone, a top police officer says.
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Australian migrants struggle to find work

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 23:55
related countries: Australia Australia

Struggling to find a job in Australia
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Shot Australian 'was terror suspect'

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 6:49

A teenager shot dead after he stabbed two police officers was a "known terror suspect" whose passport had been cancelled, Australian officials say.
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Australian 'terror suspect' killed

Tuesday, September 23rd 2014, 15:25

A teenager said to have made threats to Australian PM Tony Abbott is shot dead after stabbing two police in Melbourne, reports say.
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Abbott: Security before some freedom

Monday, September 22nd 2014, 7:18

Australian PM says the "delicate balance" between freedom and security may shift as he seeks powers to tackle Islamists, after terror raids last week.
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Tipsy Australian 'repels' crocodile

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 9:08

An Australian hunter says he fought off a crocodile by poking the reptile in the eye, admitting he was tipsy during the attack.
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Australia boosts parliament security

Friday, September 19th 2014, 3:44

Security is being upgraded at the Australian parliament following "chatter" suggesting extremists could target it for attack, the PM says.
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Australia in 'beheading plot' raids

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 15:48

Police carry out anti-terrorism raids in Sydney sparked by intelligence that Islamist extremists were planning random killings in Australia.
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Australia want Lions 2017 tour game

Thursday, September 18th 2014, 10:25
related countries: Australia Australia, Ireland Ireland, New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Australian Rugby Union wants the British and Irish Lions to start their 2017 tour of New Zealand in Australia.
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Goldfish has brain operation

Monday, September 15th 2014, 17:46

An Australian goldfish called George is recovering from successful microsurgery in which a large tumour was removed from his brain.
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Abbott governs from indigenous area

Monday, September 15th 2014, 8:27

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott is spending a week governing the country from a remote indigenous community in the Northern Territory.
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VIDEO: Australian fears over IS at home

Monday, September 15th 2014, 5:05

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott has announced plans to take passports from Australians who may be planning to travel to fight with Islamic State.
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Radio donation to hoax nurse family

Saturday, September 13th 2014, 8:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Australian radio station donates A$500,000 to relatives of a UK nurse who killed herself after taking a hoax phone call relating to the Royal Family.
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Royal hoax call nurse 'very upset'

Thursday, September 11th 2014, 17:31

A nurse found dead after answering a prank call to a hospital where the Duchess of Cambridge was being treated was "very upset" afterwards, an inquest hears.
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Australia police in explosives error

Thursday, September 11th 2014, 8:11

Australian police apologise after leaving a device containing explosives in a bag at Sydney Airport for nearly a month.
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Australia shootings: Body found

Wednesday, September 10th 2014, 8:26
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian police find a body and a gun near a rural New South Wales farmhouse where a woman and her three children were found dead.
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Jacobson makes Booker shortlist

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 11:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Former Booker winner Howard Jacobson is among the three British writers, two Americans and an Australian to make this year's shortlist.
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VIDEO: Man dies in Australia shark attack

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 10:21
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Byron Bay

A 50-year-old man has been killed in a shark attack off a beach in Byron Bay, the most easterly point on the Australian mainland, officials say
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VIDEO: Man dies in Australia shark attack

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 7:06
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Byron Bay

A 50-year-old man has been killed in a shark attack off a beach in Byron Bay, the most easterly point on the Australian mainland, officials say.
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Door open for new champions - Cilic

Sunday, September 7th 2014, 23:47
related countries: United States United States

US Open finalist Marin Cilic says Stan Wawrinka's Australian win opened the door for the next generation of champions.
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VIDEO: Parents 'emotional' as deaf baby hears

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 18:53

The Australian parents of a deaf baby boy have described the "overwhelming" moment their son heard their voices for the first time.
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Australia Iranian asylum-seeker dies

Friday, September 5th 2014, 12:25

An Iranian man who had been seeking asylum in Australia, but developed septicaemia after a cut on his foot at an offshore detention centre, dies.
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Abbott in India over uranium deal

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 3:31
related countries: India India

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott arrives in India for a two-day visit, with a deal on uranium sales high on the agenda.
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Deep sea 'mushroom' is a breed apart

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 21:43

A mushroom-shaped deep sea animal discovered off the Australian coast has defied classification within the tree of life.
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Australian actor Bill Kerr dies

Friday, August 29th 2014, 9:44

Australian actor Bill Kerr, "the boy from Wagga Wagga" who became one of Tony Hancock's radio sidekicks in the 1950s, dies in Perth at 92.
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Billabong upbeat despite more losses

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 8:36

Australian surfwear firm Billbabong reports another annual loss but says its turnaround plan "is gaining traction".
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Australia ups anti-terror efforts

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 7:11
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

New counter-terrorism units have been set up at two Australian airports, PM Tony Abbott says, amid concern over Australians fighting in Iraq and Syria.
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Lockheed Martin in space junk deal

Wednesday, August 27th 2014, 6:50
related countries: United States United States

US defence giant Lockheed Martin is teaming up with an Australian technology firm to track space debris that can damage multi-billion dollar satellites.
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Australia tycoon makes China apology

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 6:58
related countries: China China

Australian billionaire Clive Palmer apologises for calling the Chinese government "mongrels", after widespread criticism of his comments.
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Australia sued over asylum detainees

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 6:06
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

Asylum-seekers detained on Christmas Island, including a six-year-old child, sue the Australian government over inadequate health care.
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Australian airlines grant phone use

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 1:13

Travellers on Qantas and Virgin Australia will be able to use their mobile phones and other electronic devices during flights from Tuesday.
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Australian is oldest Channel swimmer

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 9:15

A 70-tear-old Australian man has set the record for the world's oldest person to swim the English Channel.
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Australian winemaker reports a loss

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 1:47
related countries: China China, United States United States

Australian winemaker Treasury Wine Estates has reported its first annual loss due to slower sales in China and oversupply in the US market.
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Cronulla Sharks face doping claims

Wednesday, August 20th 2014, 9:18

Seventeen past and present players from Australian rugby league side Cronulla Sharks face doping allegations.
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VIDEO: Australia MP's verbal attack on China

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 10:55
related countries: China China

Australian MP Clive Palmer has been criticised after he launched an extraordinary attack on the Chinese government, live on national TV.
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Arrests over PNG asylum-seeker death

Tuesday, August 19th 2014, 10:29
related countries: Australia Australia, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea police have charged two men with the murder of a man seeking asylum in Australia, Australian media reports say.
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Australian PM comments 'offensive'

Saturday, August 16th 2014, 12:42
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scotland's first minister says the Australian prime minister's negative comments on Scottish independence were "foolish and hypocritical".
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VIDEO: Barrier Reef 'an economic dilemma'

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 14:33
related countries: Australia Australia

The outlook for Australia's Great Barrier Reef is poor, a new report says. The BBC's Matt McGrath said the Great Barrier Reef posed a "difficult economic dilemma" for the Australian government.
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Australian banks face class action

Tuesday, August 12th 2014, 6:11

Australian legal firm Maurice Blackburn files class actions against five banks over late credit card fees worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
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'Tractor beam' created in water

Monday, August 11th 2014, 14:10

Australian physicists have discovered how to control the movement of a floating object using wave patterns.
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Australian winemaker in bidding war

Monday, August 11th 2014, 4:23
related countries: Australia Australia

The world's biggest listed winemaker, Australia's Treasury Wines Estates, receives a second multi-billion-dollar takeover bid.
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Australia boy 'holds severed head'

Monday, August 11th 2014, 4:18
related countries: Australia Australia, Syria Syria

Australia's PM condemns an image showing a boy, reportedly the son of an Australian ex-terror convict, holding the severed head of a Syrian.
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Gammy's parents 'wanted to take him'

Monday, August 11th 2014, 3:38
related countries: Thailand Thailand

An Australian couple deny abandoning a baby born with Down's syndrome to a surrogate in Thailand and say they will fight to get him back.
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VIDEO: Down's baby's parents break silence

Sunday, August 10th 2014, 16:54
related countries: Thailand Thailand

An Australian couple have denied abandoning a baby born with Down's syndrome to a surrogate in Thailand.
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Australian composer Sculthorpe dies

Friday, August 8th 2014, 12:40

Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe, famed for infusing his classical pieces with indigenous music, dies at the age of 85.
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Murray to face Kyrgios in Toronto

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 7:01

Andy Murray plays Australian Nick Kyrgios in his first match of the hard-court season in the Rogers Cup on Wednesday.
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Australia plans tougher travel laws

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 13:25

The Australian government is planning to restrict its citizens from travelling to certain countries in a bid to contain terrorist activities.
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Thai surrogate baby case disputed

Monday, August 4th 2014, 15:06
related countries: Thailand Thailand

An Australian couple deny abandoning a baby boy with Down's Syndrome, but the Thai surrogate mother he was born to disputes their account.
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Australian wine firm is bid target

Monday, August 4th 2014, 14:42
related countries: United States United States

US private equity giant KKR launches a renewed $3.4bn Australian dollar takeover bid for Australian winemaker Treasury Wines Estates.
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