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Chinese diamond talks delegates 'hijack mic' in Taiwan protest

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017, 9:50
related countries: China China, Taiwan Taiwan

The Taiwanese group were asked to leave the Australian conference
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Toddler born with three legs going home to Bangladesh after surgery in Australia

Friday, April 28th 2017, 11:25
related countries: Australia Australia, Bangladesh Bangladesh

A Bangladeshi toddler is going home after Australian doctors reconstructed her pelvic area.
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Can 60-year-olds still run a cool business?

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 23:10

Dare Jennings, founder of the 1980s Australian surf wear brand Mambo, tells the BBC how he's keeping his cool in business.
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British High Commission helps gay couples marry in Australia

Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 23:33
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Gay couples can't get married under Australian law, but hundreds of gay weddings have taken place since 2014 using British law, with the help of the British High Commission.
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Anzac Day wet T-shirt contest cancelled by Australian bar

Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 4:28
related countries: Australia Australia

A bar faced backlash after planning the event on one of Australia's most sombre national occasions.
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Australian girl, 8, escaped a sinking car but family drowned

Sunday, April 23rd 2017, 13:17

Chloe Kabealo, who got out and raised the alarm, says she tried to go up for air and kept rising.
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Australia unveils major changes to citizenship process

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 1:32

Applicants will face stricter tests on their English skills and "Australian values", the PM says.
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Drug-addicted python rehabilitated by Australian prisoners

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 1:10

It showed signs of addiction after absorbing crystal methamphetamine fumes through its skin.
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Fierce backlash

Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 8:26

A newsreader's awkward moment prompts Australian journalists to share their own embarrassing tales.
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Aboriginal players call for end to abuse

Tuesday, April 11th 2017, 8:16

Aboriginal Australian rules players write an open letter to the sport's fans calling for an end to racial abuse.
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Australian rapper skips dinner bill by swimming off, court told

Monday, April 10th 2017, 9:29

Police on jetskis pursued the aspiring rapper 2pec after he allegedly ran up a large bill.
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Rockhampton: Homes in Australian city flooded as river peaks

Thursday, April 6th 2017, 3:50

The Fitzroy River in Rockhampton, Queensland, burst its banks nine days after Cyclone Debbie hit.
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Cleanup after Cyclone Debbie

Sunday, April 2nd 2017, 12:47

Floods caused by Cyclone Debbie ravaged the Australian east coast and left at least three people dead.
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Cyclone Debbie: Experts fear damage to Great Barrier Reef

Wednesday, March 29th 2017, 11:04

The Australian state of Queensland is assessing the extent of the damage caused by the major storm.
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Planet Nine: Astronomers want help from amateur stargazers

Monday, March 27th 2017, 8:09

An Australian university has asked amateur stargazers to help find a possible ninth planet.
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Sydney academic stopped from leaving China

Sunday, March 26th 2017, 23:27
related countries: China China
related places: Guangzhou

It is unclear why the Australian permanent resident cannot leave Guangzhou, his university says.
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Jacqui Lambie: Australian senator weeps over 'shameful' welfare cuts

Thursday, March 23rd 2017, 15:48

Jacqui Lambie makes an emotional plea for the government to reconsider plans to cut family benefits.
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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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