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Whale exhumed from Australian beach after backlash

Monday, September 25th 2017, 7:45

The humpback whale had been buried on a beach, prompting fears it would attract sharks.
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Australian schoolgirl raises alarm over flesh-eating disease

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 6:14

An Australian girl whose knee was eaten away by a Buruli ulcer calls for better research funding.
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Australian school discriminated against turban-wearing boy

Wednesday, September 20th 2017, 6:24

A tribunal says the Christian school discriminated against the boy by not letting him wear a turban.
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Man accused of punching Kevin Rudd's godson 'over gay marriage'

Friday, September 15th 2017, 1:00

The teenager was assaulted for "standing up for marriage equality", the Australian ex-PM claims.
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Australian police clear soldier over 'severed hands'

Thursday, September 14th 2017, 8:23
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Australia Australia

The corporal in Australia's SAS will not face charges over an incident in Afghanistan in 2013.
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Rebel Wilson wins large defamation payout

Wednesday, September 13th 2017, 8:13

The "unprecedented" payout follows the actress's claim her career was stifled by untrue articles.
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Australia gambling: Landmark slot-machine case begins

Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 11:12

The Australian woman says so-called "pokie" machines mislead players about their chances of winning.
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Australian MP speaks out about finding husband's child abuse images

Monday, September 11th 2017, 17:20
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Australian MP Rachel Carling-Jenkins describes finding child abuse images on her husband's computer.
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Australian fundraiser Connie Johnson dies hours after receiving honour

Friday, September 8th 2017, 10:40

Connie Johnson, 40, raised more than $5m Australian dollars (£3m) for cancer research.
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Australian politician reveals husband's child porn conviction

Thursday, September 7th 2017, 3:23

Rachel Carling-Jenkins gives a harrowing speech in an Australian state parliament.
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Australian court approves A$70m payout for PNG detainees

Wednesday, September 6th 2017, 4:01
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

The nation will compensate more than 1,300 asylum seekers and refugees detained in Papua New Guinea.
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Australian court hears challenges to same-sex marriage vote

Tuesday, September 5th 2017, 2:24
related countries: Australia Australia

The validity of a survey on changing Australia's marriage law is being contested in court.
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Australian Senate considers new rules after burka stunt

Tuesday, September 5th 2017, 0:17

The Senate will consider introducing dress standards after a far-right leader caused controversy.
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Australian man 'walks 100km' through outback after crash

Monday, September 4th 2017, 6:28

The man resorted to drinking urine while he trekked for more than two days, police say.
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Burning fuel hits crowd at Australian drag-racing event

Monday, September 4th 2017, 4:17

Twelve people are injured after a racing car performing burnouts sends flames into spectators.
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Deer causes 'unbelievable' damage to Australia funeral home

Friday, September 1st 2017, 4:54
related countries: Australia Australia

The animal ran into an Australian funeral home and hit furniture and walls, staff say.
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Australian politician 'targeted by massage scam' at New York hotel

Thursday, August 31st 2017, 8:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: New York

Gareth Ward says two "aggressive" men tried to blackmail him at a hotel in New York.
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Kent Heckenlively, US 'anti-vaxxer', denied Australian visa

Thursday, August 31st 2017, 1:58
related countries: United States United States

Kent Heckenlively has been refused a visa over his "dangerous" ideas, a government minister says.
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Australian channel apologises for 'racist' rugby video

Tuesday, August 29th 2017, 9:40

Host apologises for video accused of "casual racism" against Pacific Islanders.
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Dean Mercer: Former Australian Ironman champion dies

Monday, August 28th 2017, 7:14

Dean Mercer, 47, suffered a cardiac arrest while driving in Queensland, his family says.
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Tony Abbott: Australian ex-PM was 'too drunk' to make vote

Friday, August 25th 2017, 8:06

Malcolm Turnbull chides his predecessor, Tony Abbott, for once missing parliament in 2009.
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Meghan Trainor anger over anti-gay marriage ad

Friday, August 25th 2017, 6:13

The same-sex marriage supporter complains after her face was used in Australian "vote no" ad.
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Four hurt in baseball bat attack at Australian university

Friday, August 25th 2017, 6:03

The attacker was a student wielding a baseball bat, police say, but his motive remains unclear.
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'Amazing' rediscovery of rare Australian tree-rat

Thursday, August 24th 2017, 7:28

The black-footed tree rat was thought to be extinct in the north of Western Australia.
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Australian spy chief criticised for Duterte fist photo

Thursday, August 24th 2017, 6:01

An Australian spy chief should not have clenched his hand alongside the president, critics say.
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Bulldozer rampage: Australian man guilty of endangering lives

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 2:27

A man is found guilty of endangering a family after destroying four cars, a boat and a house.
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Australian zoo welcomes rare white koala

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, 5:53

The joey does not have albinism and would struggle to survive in the wild, experts say.
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Australian terror plan to hide plane bomb in Barbie revealed

Monday, August 21st 2017, 22:15

Details emerge of plans to hide bombs inside a doll and a meat grinder on an Australian flight.
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Danish Crown Prince Frederik 'denied entry to Australian pub'

Monday, August 21st 2017, 18:42
related countries: Denmark Denmark

The Danish royal was reportedly turned away because he did not have proper identification.
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Australia church abuse: Priests 'must report' confessions

Monday, August 14th 2017, 7:50

Priests who fail to report child abuse heard in confession should be charged, an Australian inquiry says.
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Barnaby Joyce: NZ confirms Australian deputy PM is dual citizen

Monday, August 14th 2017, 5:01
related countries: Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand

Holding public office as a dual citizen is not allowed under Australia's constitution.
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Norovirus outbreak hits cruise ship passengers

Friday, August 11th 2017, 2:46

At least 91 passengers suffered norovirus on the Sun Princess, Australian authorities say.
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Police make 17 arrests after drug syndicate bust

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 10:57

An Australian-led police operation is said to have smashed an international drugs syndicate
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Australian woman to stand trial in Colombia over drugs

Thursday, August 10th 2017, 1:21
related countries: Colombia Colombia

A judge rejects Cassie Sainsbury's plea bargain on charges of attempting to smuggle cocaine.
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Australian bank faces climate change case

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 5:25

Two shareholders say Commonwealth Bank failed to disclose investment risks such as weather events.
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Australia debates same-sex marriage postal vote

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 4:13

A voluntary ballot would gauge support for legalising same-sex marriage, the government says.
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Irish vet's English fails Australian computer visa test

Tuesday, August 8th 2017, 17:05
related countries: Ireland Ireland

A computer tells Louise Kennedy her native spoken English is not good enough for an Australian visa.
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Bite mystery

Tuesday, August 8th 2017, 5:41

An incident that left an Australian boy covered in blood has been described as "very unusual".
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Australian teenager describes flesh-eating bug attack

Monday, August 7th 2017, 18:10

Australian teenager Sam Kanizay had to be treated in hospital after paddling on a Melbourne beach.
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Australian teenager in hospital after sea bug attack

Monday, August 7th 2017, 13:45

An Australian teen didn't feel a thing while wading but ended up in hospital with his legs bleeding.
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Australian navy locate crashed US military Osprey

Monday, August 7th 2017, 10:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Osprey

Underwater search efforts to locate three missing marines will begin shortly, officials said.
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Manus Island: Asylum seeker found dead in Australia-run centre

Monday, August 7th 2017, 5:23
related countries: Australia Australia, Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinean authorities are investigating the man's death at the Australian-run detention centre.
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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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