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Deadly snakes in toddler wardrobe

Friday, December 21st 2012, 6:00

An Australian toddler has a lucky escape after eggs he stashed in his wardrobe hatched deadly snakes.
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Court clears Australian Speaker

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 8:26

An Australian court rejects a sexual harassment case against former Speaker of Parliament Peter Slipper, calling it a "political attack".
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Hoax station to donate to family

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 16:42

The Australian radio station whose DJs made a hoax call to a nurse who was later found dead is to donate at least £320,000 to a fund set up for her family.
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Kate hoaxers 'gutted' over death

Monday, December 10th 2012, 22:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

The Australian radio hosts at the centre of the royal hospital hoax say they are "gutted and heartbroken'' over the death of nurse Jacintha Saldanha.
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Kate hoaxers 'sought permission'

Monday, December 10th 2012, 5:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Australian radio station at the centre of the UK royal hospital hoax death says it tried to contact the nurses involved to seek permission to use the taped conversation.
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Kate hoax station orders review

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 20:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Australian radio station at the centre of the UK royal hospital hoax death says it is going to review its broadcasting practices.
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Kate hoax police contact Sydney

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 12:25

Scotland Yard contacts Australian police over the apparent suicide of a nurse from the hospital where the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge was treated.
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Hospital anger at Kate hoax call

Sunday, December 9th 2012, 2:18
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cambridge, London

The London hospital which employed a nurse who died after a radio hoax call about the Duchess of Cambridge protests to the Australian network, saying the incident is "tragic beyond words".
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Kate hoax nurse death a 'tragedy'

Saturday, December 8th 2012, 13:34

The death of a nurse who took a hoax call about the Duchess of Cambridge was a "tragedy", the Australian radio station behind it says.
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Australian DJs face backlash over hoax death

Saturday, December 8th 2012, 12:16

Sydney radio station in trouble after royal hospital nurse death
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Hoax call fools duchess hospital

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 17:10

The hospital treating the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge says it "deeply regrets" giving information about her to hoax callers from a radio station.
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Arrest after Australia navy raid

Saturday, December 1st 2012, 8:35
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Darwin

A man is arrested in the northern Australian city of Darwin after a sailor was overpowered and weapons stolen in a raid on a navy vessel.
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Gotye cleans up at Aria Awards

Thursday, November 29th 2012, 13:21

Australian musician Gotye is the big winner at the Aria Awards in Sydney, picking up four prizes including best male and best album.
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VIDEO: Australia military abuse apology

Monday, November 26th 2012, 4:37

The Australian government has apologised to men and women who were abused while serving in the country's armed forces.
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Michael Hutchence biopic planned

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 16:37

Work is under way on a film about Australian rock star Michael Hutchence, who died 15 years ago this week.
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Nauru camp 'cruel and degrading'

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 7:47
related countries: Nauru Nauru

Conditions at an Australian asylum camp on the Pacific territory of Nauru are "cruel" and "degrading", rights group Amnesty International says.
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Australian author Courtenay dies

Friday, November 23rd 2012, 4:49

Australian author Bryce Courtenay, who shot to fame with The Power of One, has died at the age of 79, his family say.
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Pacific island 'does not exist'

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 10:57

A South Pacific island shown on marine charts and world maps as well as on Google Maps and on Google Earth, is proven not to exist, Australian scientists say.
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VIDEO: Australian asylum camp reopens

Thursday, November 22nd 2012, 0:59
related countries: Australia Australia, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Australia has transferred the first group of asylum seekers to a processing centre in Papua New Guinea, immigration officials say.
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VIDEO: Drugs smuggled in heavy machinery

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 7:45
related countries: China China

Australian police say they have seized drugs worth almost a quarter of a billion dollars smuggled from China inside heavy machinery.
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Drug haul seized in road-roller

Wednesday, November 21st 2012, 6:37
related countries: China China

Australian police seize drugs worth almost a quarter of a billion dollars, smuggled from China inside a road-roller.
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VIDEO: Australia 'collar-bomber' jailed

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 10:51

A man who locked a fake bomb around the neck of a teenage girl in an apparent extortion attempt has been jailed for 13-and-a-half years by an Australian court
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VIDEO: Sydney hoax-bomber sentenced

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 3:51

An Australian man who locked a fake bomb around the neck of a teenage girl in an apparent extortion attempt has been jailed for 13-and-a-half years.
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Sydney 'collar-bomb' man jailed

Tuesday, November 20th 2012, 2:15

An Australian man who locked a fake bomb around the neck of a teenage girl in an apparent extortion attempt is jailed for 13-and-a-half years.
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VIDEO: Huge waterspout forms in Australia

Sunday, November 18th 2012, 14:06
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Batemans Bay

A huge waterspout has formed off the coast of Batemans Bay in the Australian state of New South Wales.
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Crocodile 'kills Australian girl'

Saturday, November 17th 2012, 15:26

Australian police searching for a missing seven-year-old girl say they have found what appear to be human remains inside a crocodile.
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Australia announces abuse probe

Monday, November 12th 2012, 9:43

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard announces a national inquiry into institutional responses to the sexual abuse of children.
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VIDEO: Drug-case woman is freed by court

Friday, November 9th 2012, 10:15
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

An Australian mother-of-six has walked free from a court in Malaysia after drug trafficking charges against her were unexpectedly dropped.
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Rare earths plant gets go ahead

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 10:37
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

A Malaysian court gives Australian company Lynas authorisation to start production at a controversial rare earths processing plant.
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10 Australian inventions

Thursday, November 8th 2012, 9:32

Wi-fi, dual-flush loos and other Aussie inventions
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VIDEO: O'Dowd gives soul to Aboriginal story

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 0:01
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Chris O'Dowd stars in feel-good Australian film based on a true story about an Aboriginal girl group on a tour in the midst of the Vietnam War.
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VIDEO: Charles and Camilla tour Australia

Monday, November 5th 2012, 17:28
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Cornwall

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall have arrived in the Australian Outback as part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee tour.
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Anti-Sikh riots were 'a genocide'

Friday, November 2nd 2012, 9:41
related countries: India India

A petition seeking to recognise the 1984 anti-Sikh violence in India as "genocide" is tabled in the Australian parliament.
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Mel B granted restraining order

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 8:35

Former Spice Girl Mel B is granted a restraining order against an Australian photographer who she claims threatened her and put her life at risk.
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Victoria Cross for Australia man

Thursday, November 1st 2012, 4:58
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Australia Australia, Seychelles Seychelles

An Australian soldier is awarded the Victoria Cross for actions of "exceptional courage" to save fellow troops in an Afghan ambush.
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Singapore Air buys Virgin stake

Tuesday, October 30th 2012, 8:36
related countries: Singapore Singapore

Singapore Airlines buys a 10% stake in Virgin Australia, as competition heats up in the Australian aviation market.
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Australia unveils Asia manifesto

Sunday, October 28th 2012, 5:50

Australian PM Julia Gillard outlines a major foreign policy plan aimed at improving Asian ties, setting out 25 national objectives to be met by 2025.
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Stoner takes pole in Australia

Saturday, October 27th 2012, 8:09
related countries: Australia Australia

Home favourite Casey Stoner overcomes an early crash in qualifying to take pole position for Sunday's Australian GP.
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Australia's Abbott in Gillard row

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012, 11:15

Australian opposition leader Tony Abbott is embroiled in a fresh row, days after being accused of sexism by Prime Minister Julia Gillard.
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Injured Spies out of Australia GP

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 17:59
related countries: Australia Australia, Malaysia Malaysia

Ben Spies will miss this weekend's Australian Grand Prix for surgery on injuries sustained during the Malaysian GP last Sunday.
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Australia state lifts uranium ban

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 10:41
related countries: India India

The Australian state of Queensland lifts a 23-year ban on mining uranium, paving the way for exports to India.
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Jail for asylum boat organiser

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 7:03
related countries: Christmas Island Christmas Island

An Australian court jails a man for 14 years for organising asylum boats, including one that sank off Christmas Island in 2010, killing dozens.
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Gillard prompts 'misogyny' update

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 7:14

Australian leader Julia Gillard's fiery speech in parliament on misogyny prompts the Macquarie dictionary to update its definition of the word.
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Julia Gillard due to meet Singh

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 4:09
related countries: India India

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is to meet Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh, as she continues her state visit.
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Gillard due to begin India visit

Monday, October 15th 2012, 4:12
related countries: India India

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard is about to begin a three-day visit to India, with civil nuclear co-operation on the agenda.
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VIDEO: Bali marks deadly bomb attacks

Friday, October 12th 2012, 3:20

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard was among those attending the commemorations in Bali.
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VIDEO: Julia Gillard's anti-sexism tirade

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 11:07

Australian prime minister Julia Gillard's attack on the 'misogyny' of the leader of the opposition has gone viral.
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Court delays rare earth verdict

Thursday, October 4th 2012, 5:22
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

A Malaysian court delays a decision in an ongoing battle over an Australian rare earth plant opposed by environmental groups.
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Michael cancels Australian tour

Sunday, September 30th 2012, 12:08

Singer George Michael cancels the Australian leg of his tour due to "major anxiety" following his battle with pneumonia at the end of last year.
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VIDEO: Crocs to be artificially inseminated

Tuesday, September 25th 2012, 17:04

Crocodiles are being artificially inseminated in the Australian state of Queensland for the first time ever.
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VIDEO: Roman Catholic church admits abuse

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 14:25
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

The Roman Catholic church in the Australian state of Victoria has confirmed that more than 600 children were sexually abused by its priests.
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Australian church admits abuse

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 4:50
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

The Roman Catholic Church in the Australian state of Victoria confirms that more than 600 children have been sexually abused by priests since the 1930s.
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Australia rejects gay marriages

Wednesday, September 19th 2012, 9:22

Australian lawmakers overwhelmingly reject a bill that would have legalised gay marriages after days of heated debate.
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Fortescue shares up on debt deal

Tuesday, September 18th 2012, 6:50

Shares in Fortescue Metals Group surge after the Australian miner secures a $4.5bn (£2.8bn) credit facility to pay down debts.
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