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Australian man allegedly set alight after row over dog

Wednesday, January 25th 2017, 4:11

The man suffered critical injuries after being doused with a flammable liquid, police say.
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Last-ditch effort to save rare Australian parrot

Tuesday, January 24th 2017, 13:07
related countries: Australia Australia

Fostering trial hopes to boost tiny wild population of Australia's orange-bellied parrots.
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Australian Open: Jo-Wilfried Tsonga shares heartfelt letter from ball girl

Monday, January 23rd 2017, 2:39

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga shares a thank you note from a ball girl named Giuliana, whom he helped at the 2016 Australian Open.
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Australian Open 2017: Andy Murray suffers shock defeat by Mischa Zverev

Sunday, January 22nd 2017, 7:26

Andy Murray's hopes of winning a first Australian Open title end with a shock defeat by world number 50 Mischa Zverev.
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British journalist, Australian bar owner face court in Bali

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 23:24
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Bali

A British journalist and an Australian bar owner are accused of possessing hashish in Indonesia.
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Vegemite back in Australian ownership after A$460m Bega deal

Thursday, January 19th 2017, 3:29
related countries: United States United States

The iconic brand of salty yeast spread is bought by Bega Cheese from US giant Mondelez in $A460m deal
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Australian horses deadlier than snakes

Wednesday, January 18th 2017, 11:20
related countries: Australia Australia

Horses killed more people in Australia in recent years than venomous animals combined, data shows.
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Australian family rescued after night on Japanese mountain

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 13:00
related countries: Japan Japan

An Australian family is found safe in the mountains after going missing while skiing in Japan.
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Australian conditions 'favourable' for mouse plague, scientists warn

Tuesday, January 17th 2017, 0:50
related countries: Australia Australia

Rain has created ideal conditions for mice in Australia's breadbasket, a science agency warns.
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Mother admits murdering children by driving into Australian lake

Monday, January 16th 2017, 9:54

Akon Guode pleads guilty to killing three of her children by driving them into a lake in Melbourne.
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Japanese man rescued after night at sea on surfboard

Saturday, January 14th 2017, 8:48
related countries: Japan Japan

The Japanese man was picked up by a container ship after 16 hours at sea off the Australian coast.
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Australian presenter rants at all-white TV line-up

Friday, January 13th 2017, 11:24

Australian news anchor Amber Sherlock is caught on camera kicking off about her colleague's all-white outfit.
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Australian zoo sniffs out way to lift elephant's mood

Friday, January 13th 2017, 7:46

An Australian zoo improves the temperament of an elephant by harnessing its strong sense of smell.
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Australian minister quits over expenses

Friday, January 13th 2017, 6:43

Australia will set up a watchdog based on the UK system after its latest scandal over entitlements.
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US and Australian men in Taliban video

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 10:22
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States
related places: Kabul

It is the first time the two professors have been seen on camera since being kidnapped in Kabul.
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Australian man Robert Xie guilty of family killings

Thursday, January 12th 2017, 6:59

Robert Xie bludgeoned to death five members of his wife's family, including children, in their Sydney home.
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Former tennis player Nick Lindahl banned for match-fixing

Tuesday, January 10th 2017, 2:49

Australian Nick Lindahl, once ranked 187 in singles, is banned for seven years and fined for match fixing.
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Tighter koala protection rules for Australian loggers

Monday, January 9th 2017, 12:29
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

State of Victoria unveils new rules to protect koalas in commercial plantations.
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Australian man plays lawn bowls for 73 hours

Monday, January 9th 2017, 5:50

A man in Queensland tries to set a world record by playing lawn bowls continuously for three days.
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Australian minister Sussan Ley stands aside over expenses scandal

Monday, January 9th 2017, 2:19
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's health minister steps aside without pay after using a taxpayer-funded trip to buy a flat.
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'Muesli queen'

Monday, January 9th 2017, 0:26

How not wanting to lose her job started an Australian teenager on the path to creating a breakfast cereal empire.
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Unofficial ad for Northern Territory ruled 'obscene'

Friday, January 6th 2017, 2:44

An unofficial ad for the Northern Territory used inappropriate language, Australian officials rule.
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Man filmed 'fishing' in floods amuses Australia

Friday, December 30th 2016, 4:33
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

An Australian man finds instant fame after being filmed pretending to fish in floods in Melbourne.
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Man arrested over New Year's Eve 'threats' in Sydney, police say

Friday, December 30th 2016, 1:16

Australian police charge a man for making threats against New Year's Eve festivities in Sydney.
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Thursday, December 29th 2016, 1:12
related countries: Australia Australia

A boy whose cancer diagnosis sparked a battle over treatment in Australia dies in his mother's arms.
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Seal photographed on car returns to wild in Australia

Wednesday, December 28th 2016, 2:52
related countries: Australia Australia

A seal that made global headlines after turning up in an Australian street is returned to the wild.
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Melbourne Christmas Day 'terror attack' foiled, say Australia police

Friday, December 23rd 2016, 10:59

Australian police say they have averted a terror attack planned for Melbourne on Christmas Day.
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Australian police claim 'breakthrough' in 20-year mystery

Friday, December 23rd 2016, 3:20
related countries: Australia Australia

A man is charged with murdering two women after Australia's longest police investigation.
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Australian Christian Lobby 'car bomb' not politically motivated, police say

Thursday, December 22nd 2016, 0:54
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Canberra

Police rule out political motives after a van explodes at a Christian group's headquarters in Canberra.
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Festive drawcard

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 16:14

What began as neighbours one-upping each other is now a serious tradition for one Australian street.
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Australia's oldest working scientist wins battle over office

Wednesday, December 21st 2016, 1:46

A 102-year-old scientist succeeds in his fight to keep working on campus at an Australian university.
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Small statue, big row

Tuesday, December 20th 2016, 16:59

How a mild-looking sculpture outside an Australian church is fuelling international tension.
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Australian scientists drilling for world's oldest ice

Monday, December 19th 2016, 16:20

Australian scientists are drilling for ancient Antarctic ice to solve major climate questions.
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Australian woman finds snake curled up in Christmas tree

Sunday, December 18th 2016, 23:13
related countries: Australia Australia

A woman finds a 1m-long venomous snake wrapped around her Christmas tree in Australia.
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Rogue One: Sydney policeman a hit in 'Aussie Vader' costume

Friday, December 16th 2016, 10:28

A police officer has shot to fame for wearing Darth Vader customised with Australian regalia.
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Australian court increases fine over 'misleading' Nurofen

Friday, December 16th 2016, 1:28
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK manufacturer of Nurofen is hit with an increased fine for misleading customers in Australia.
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Mick Fanning enjoys magical surf beneath the Northern Lights

Friday, December 16th 2016, 0:02
related countries: Norway Norway

Australian champion Mick Fanning completes a spectacular surf beneath the Aurora Borealis in Norway.
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Fiji's baffling albinism

Thursday, December 15th 2016, 2:42
related countries: Fiji Fiji

An Australian filmmaker shines a light on the unusually high level of albinism in Fiji.
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Bali policeman's widow rejects 'donation' from accused killer

Wednesday, December 14th 2016, 0:11
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

The wife of a man allegedly slain in Indonesia rejects a "donation" from his accused Australian killer.
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Drunk on credit

Wednesday, December 14th 2016, 0:09

Luke Brett Moore, a young Australian, had just lost his job when he discovered his bank was mistakenly allowing him unlimited credit. It was too good an opportunity to miss.
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Snake eats wallaby on Australian golf course

Tuesday, December 13th 2016, 6:00

A 4m scrub python swallows an entire wallaby at a golf course in Far North Queensland.
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Australia teenager tells of Northern Territory youth detention ordeal

Monday, December 12th 2016, 8:58

An Australian teenager tells an inquiry of his humiliating ordeal during youth detention.
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Australian doctor murdered wife with insulin

Thursday, December 8th 2016, 22:58

An Australian doctor who gave his wife a fatal injection of insulin is found guilty of murder.
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Sydney home destroyed in error after letterbox 'boo-boo'

Thursday, December 8th 2016, 10:26

Australian businessman returns home - only to see it had been destroyed by blundering builders.
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Australian court approves intersex child's surgery

Wednesday, December 7th 2016, 13:47

A five-year-old child born genetically male will grow up as a sterilised female after a court ruling.
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Backpacker killed by lightning strike on Australian mountain

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 23:19
related countries: United States United States

An American backpacker dies instantly when lightning hits his tent on an Australian mountain.
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Australia Day: Fremantle banned from citizenship ceremonies

Monday, December 5th 2016, 22:11

An Australian city is not allowed to hold citizenship ceremonies on its alternative national day.
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Australian charged with murder over death of French tourist

Sunday, December 4th 2016, 2:48
related countries: France France

An Australian man is charged with murder over the death of a French tourist in the outback.
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Australia Police grant cancer patient's wish 'to blow stuff up'

Friday, December 2nd 2016, 4:04

A 12-year-old Australian boy in remission from cancer is granted his request to "blow stuff up".
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Martin Shkreli: Australian boys recreate life-saving drug

Thursday, December 1st 2016, 5:38

Australian students cheaply recreate a life-saving drug that was famously hiked in price last year.
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Australian parliament disrupted by pro-asylum seeker protesters

Wednesday, November 30th 2016, 9:46
related countries: Australia Australia

Around 30 people halted Australia's parliament temporarily while protesting the government's tough detention laws.
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The woman trying to help rapists

Wednesday, November 30th 2016, 2:11

Australian psychologist Erin Sweeny writes about how she copes with treating sex offenders.
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Pygmy marmosets to be reunited after Australian zoo theft

Monday, November 28th 2016, 16:24

Three rare monkeys have been found after they were stolen from a wildlife park southwest of Sydney.
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Missing Tyrone

Monday, November 28th 2016, 16:13

An Australian boy's suicide prompts debate about same-sex attracted children feeling safe in school.
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Rare pygmy marmosets stolen from Australian wildlife park

Sunday, November 27th 2016, 23:29

Three critically endangered monkeys are stolen from a wildlife park southwest of Sydney.
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Australian IS recruiter Neil Prakash 'still alive'

Friday, November 25th 2016, 6:47

An Australian militant thought to be dead is alive and under arrest in the Middle East, reports say.
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Australia Day: City shifts celebrations to 'inclusive alternative'

Friday, November 25th 2016, 1:44

An Australian city will delay celebrating the national day after consulting with Aboriginal elders.
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