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Merrylands car attack: Sydney police raid car attack suspect's home

Friday, July 22nd 2016, 2:42

Australian authorities raid the home of the man who rammed a burning car into the gate of a police station car park, but rule out any link to terror.
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Rugby player admits child sex charge

Thursday, July 21st 2016, 1:37
related countries: United States United States

Australian scientist and amateur rugby player Michael Quinn admits travelling to the US to have sex with a six-year-old boy after being caught in a sting.
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Australia photography awards showcase beauty of space

Monday, July 18th 2016, 4:19

From Arctic lights to the hidden colours of constellations, an Australian photography competition captures the night sky to incredible effect.
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UK offered Brexit free trade deal with Australia

Sunday, July 17th 2016, 11:00
related countries: Australia Australia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prime Minister Theresa May describes Australian calls for a free trade deal with Britain as "very encouraging", insisting it shows Brexit can work for the UK.
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Australian man admits to amateur testicle surgery

Thursday, July 14th 2016, 9:40
related countries: Australia Australia

An amateur surgeon in Australia pleads guilty to removing the left testicle of a man who could not afford professional medical treatment.
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Indigenous mums in Australia face high murder rate

Wednesday, July 13th 2016, 6:56
related countries: Australia Australia

Indigenous women with children are 17.5 times more likely to die from homicide than other Australian mothers, new research says.
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Pokemon Go: Singapore company sacks Australian for rant

Tuesday, July 12th 2016, 12:35
related countries: Singapore Singapore

An Australian man is sacked after complaining that the game Pokemon Go is not available in Singapore, and making disparaging comments about the country.
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Eagle tries to carry off Australian boy

Tuesday, July 12th 2016, 8:52
related countries: Australia Australia

An enormous wedge-tailed eagle attempts to carry a terrified young boy into the sky at wildlife show in remote outback Australia.
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Australia PM Turnbull's conservatives win tight election

Sunday, July 10th 2016, 5:11
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull declares victory for his conservative coalition in last week's general election, as the opposition concedes.
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Australia: NSW bans greyhound racing after scandal

Thursday, July 7th 2016, 14:18

Greyhound racing will be banned in the Australian state of New South Wales after overwhelming evidence of animal cruelty was uncovered.
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Police called after dad burns drugs

Wednesday, July 6th 2016, 1:25

An enraged Australian man called the police after his father burned his prized cannabis plants in a bonfire, reports say.
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Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull accepts election responsibility

Tuesday, July 5th 2016, 6:53
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's prime minister accepts full responsibility for election results that threaten to leave Australia with a hung parliament.
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Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull urged to quit after election

Tuesday, July 5th 2016, 0:30
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's opposition leader calls on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to resign after a cliff-hanger election failed to deliver a clear winner.
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Australian dollar shrugs off political limbo

Monday, July 4th 2016, 8:43

The Australian dollar shrugs off the political uncertainty in the country after elections over the weekend were too close to call, raising the prospect of a hung parliament.
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Lebanon kidnap charges for Australian mother and men

Friday, July 1st 2016, 4:57
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Lebanon charges Australian Sally Faulkner and British-Australian Adam Whittington with kidnap over a botched attempt to recover her children.
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Australian teen pleads guilty to plot to behead police officer

Thursday, June 30th 2016, 8:54

A 19-year-old Australian faces a possible life term after admitting plotting to behead a police office during Anzac Day commemorations.
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Junk house of Bondi

Friday, June 24th 2016, 15:04

In a suburb known for its version of Australian glitz and hipness, the Bondi hoarders' fame stands apart for all the wrong reasons.
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Australian company's workers kidnapped in Nigeria

Thursday, June 23rd 2016, 3:10
related countries: Nigeria Nigeria

Seven people, including three Australians and a New Zealander, are believed kidnapped in Nigeria in an attack which left one person dead.
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Australian woman wakes to 5m python surprise

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 11:15

A huge snake that has lived in the roof of an Australian home for more than a decade tries to upgrade to the master bedroom.
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Australia abuse inquiry hears of army cadet rape

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 7:41

Teenage Australian military recruits tell a child abuse inquiry they were raped and forced to have sex with each other during their training.
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Australian Paralympian robbed at gunpoint in Rio

Tuesday, June 21st 2016, 5:43
related countries: Botswana Botswana

An Australian athlete who has competed in six Paralympic Games is robbed at gunpoint in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.
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Australian pleads guilty to making online threats over Tinder profile

Monday, June 20th 2016, 10:51

Australian Zach Alchin pleads guilty to targeting women with explicit abuse on social media after his friend shared one woman's Tinder profile online.
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Advance of the giant spider crabs

Friday, June 17th 2016, 16:39

A horde of giant spider crabs has amassed in waters near Melbourne. Australian aquatic scientist Sheree Marris filmed this incredible footage.
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Giant crab horde gathers in Australia

Friday, June 17th 2016, 6:16
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Melbourne

A massive population of giant spider crabs amasses in waters off the Australian city of Melbourne.
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Australian cows 'killed with sledgehammers' in Vietnam

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 12:04
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Vietnamese abattoir workers have been secretly filmed bludgeoning Australian cattle with sledgehammers, animal rights activists say.
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Australia MP Bob Katter 'shoots rivals dead' in election ad

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 6:15

Independent Australian politician Bob Katter defends a video that depicts him shooting dead members of the major parties.
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'26 years of trauma'

Wednesday, June 15th 2016, 16:05

The families of three Indigenous Australian children who were abducted and murdered within a few months hope their killer may finally be brought to justice.
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Kyrgios pulls out of Rio Olympics

Friday, June 3rd 2016, 6:10

Nick Kyrgios pulls out of Rio 2016, accusing the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) of "unfair and unjust treatment".
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Australia faces challenge over 'guys'

Wednesday, June 1st 2016, 10:49

Australian of the Year David Morrison is leading a campaign to encourage people to stop using the term "guys" in the workplace.
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Shark bites off Australian surfer's leg

Tuesday, May 31st 2016, 23:51

A surfer is in a critical condition after losing a leg in a shark attack at a beach in Western Australia.
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Climber's shock at wife's Everest death

Monday, May 30th 2016, 15:49

The husband of Australian mountaineer Maria Strydom who died while descending Mount Everest has told of his anguish.
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VIDEO: Coral bleaching 'killing' Great Barrier Reef

Monday, May 30th 2016, 10:38
related countries: Australia Australia

Around 35% of corals in parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef have been destroyed by bleaching, Australian scientists say.
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Rival Australian groups clash on race

Saturday, May 28th 2016, 12:33

Australian police use pepper spray to break up clashes between two rival groups battling over race and immigration in Melbourne.
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VIDEO: Sydney Opera House shines in light display

Friday, May 27th 2016, 19:18

The Sydney Opera House is among many landmarks in the Australian city lit up as part of a festival of light and music.
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Anti-Islam MP seeks Australia comeback

Tuesday, May 24th 2016, 7:08
related countries: Australia Australia

Controversial Australian politician Pauline Hanson says she is "quietly confident" of being returned to parliament at the July election.
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Facebook sorry over plus-size ad ban

Monday, May 23rd 2016, 15:54

An Australian feminist group expressed fury after Facebook rejected an ad it created because of the image it used.
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Olympian ‘drove drunk with shotgun’

Monday, May 23rd 2016, 0:15

Australian shooter Michael Diamond has been charged after he allegedly drove drunk with a shotgun and ammunition following a domestic dispute.
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VIDEO: Hot air balloon rescue drama

Saturday, May 21st 2016, 13:52
related countries: Seychelles Seychelles
related places: Victoria

Nine people on board a stricken hot air balloon have been rescued by a passing motor boat in the Australian state of Victoria.
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Australian school in sheep-tackling furore

Friday, May 20th 2016, 9:19

An elite Australian boys' school is under investigation after video emerged of students tackling and dragging live sheep during rugby drills.
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Australia delays 'backpacker tax' hike

Tuesday, May 17th 2016, 6:33

The Australian government will delay its plan to introduce a so-called "backpacker tax" after a backlash from farmers and the tourism industry.
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Largest plane draws crowds in Australia

Monday, May 16th 2016, 4:56
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Perth

Thousands of Australian aircraft enthusiasts have watched the world's largest plane, the Antonov An-225 Mriya, arrive in Perth.
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Baby joy for couple who lost kids in MH17

Thursday, May 12th 2016, 7:38
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia, Ukraine Ukraine

An Australian couple whose three children died when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over Ukraine have a new daughter.
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VIDEO: 'House is wild' with five small babies

Wednesday, May 11th 2016, 14:13

An Australian mother who gave birth to quintuplets in January has spoken to the BBC about the challenges of bringing up five babies.
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Mum reveals quintuplets in photo shoot

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 5:25

An Australian mother who gave birth to quintuplets in January has released a photo shoot of her unlikely new arrivals.
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VIDEO: Man behind hit soap Neighbours dies

Monday, May 9th 2016, 18:15

Reg Grundy, the television producer behind the Australian soap opera Neighbours, has died aged 92.
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Neighbours producer Reg Grundy dies

Monday, May 9th 2016, 9:12

Reg Grundy, the television producer behind the Australian hits including Neighbours and Prisoner: Cell Block H, has died aged 92.
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VIDEO: Australian PM calls early election

Sunday, May 8th 2016, 16:48

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull has called the country's election several months early, after the country's upper house repeatedly blocked legislation.
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Friday, May 6th 2016, 5:14

An Australian blogger and author who faked terminal brain cancer faces legal action over her deception.
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Student 'spent thousands on handbags'

Thursday, May 5th 2016, 16:49

An Australian court grants bail to a woman who withdrew more than A$4.6m mistakenly given to her by a bank, spending much of it on luxury handbags.
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Bitcoin 'creator' cancels proof

Thursday, May 5th 2016, 12:15

Craig Wright, the Australian entrepreneur who has claimed to be the inventor of Bitcoin, reneges on a promise to provide "extraordinary proof".
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Australia IS recruiter 'killed in Iraq'

Thursday, May 5th 2016, 9:36
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

An Australian man considered a senior recruiter for so-called Islamic State has been killed in a US air strike in Iraq, Australia's government says.
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Eagle carries off policeman's kangaroo

Thursday, May 5th 2016, 3:27

An Australian police officer fights off eagles to save the life of his adopted baby kangaroo.
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Palmersaurus: Australian billionaire faces political extinction

Wednesday, May 4th 2016, 15:18

Eccentric follies help sink billionaire politician
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Asylum boat reaches Australia territory

Wednesday, May 4th 2016, 1:54
related countries: Australia Australia, India India, Indian Ocean Indian Ocean

A boat of asylum seekers has reached the Cocos Islands, a remote Australian territory in the Indian Ocean.
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Australia budget brings in 'Google tax'

Tuesday, May 3rd 2016, 12:10
related countries: Australia Australia

The Australian government's budget, which doubles as its election campaign kick-off, targets multinational companies that move profits offshore.
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Australia plans to kill carp with herpes

Tuesday, May 3rd 2016, 5:27

The Australian politician who declared war on Johnny Depp's dogs has a new enemy - the European carp.
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