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Australian Aboriginal MP Linda Burney vows to fight for change

Wednesday, August 31st 2016, 13:40
related countries: Australia Australia

The first Aboriginal woman elected to Australia's lower house of parliament promises to bring the "fighting spirit of her clan" to political life.
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Bali police murder: UK and Australian suspects in re-enactment

Wednesday, August 31st 2016, 9:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man and his Australian girlfriend re-enact the circumstances surrounding the death of a police officer on a beach in Bali.
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Australian aid worker Kerry Wilson freed in Afghanistan

Monday, August 29th 2016, 4:36
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, Australia Australia

Aid worker Kerry Jane Wilson who was abducted earlier April in Afghanistan has now been freed, says Australia's foreign minister.
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Man 'put acid' in Australian sex club lubricant

Sunday, August 28th 2016, 23:54

A 62-year-old man is arrested after allegedly filling a lubricant dispenser with hydrochloric acid at a gay club in Sydney.
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Solo pilot, 18, completes around-the-world flight

Sunday, August 28th 2016, 3:05

Australian teenager Lachlan Smart has become the youngest person to fly solo around the world in a single-engine aircraft.
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Nic Naitanui calls for education after child's blackface tribute

Friday, August 26th 2016, 7:24

An Australian footballer calls for better race education, saying a controversial photo of a boy in blackface as a tribute to him "hurts my heart".
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'It's about freedom': Ban boosts burkini sales 'by 200%'

Wednesday, August 24th 2016, 0:43
related countries: France France

The Australian woman credited with creating the burkini says bans on the full-bodied Islamic swimsuit in France have boosted sales.
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Crocodiles let loose in Australian school by vandals

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 4:02

Vandals set three saltwater crocodiles loose in an Australian school office on Sunday.
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Australian rules spectator banned after throwing banana at Aboriginal player

Sunday, August 21st 2016, 9:46

A female fan filmed throwing a banana at an Aboriginal Australian rules player is banned by her club.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Australian athletes fined for trying to get better seats at basketball

Saturday, August 20th 2016, 15:54

Australian athletes are fined for attempting to get better seats at a basketball semi-final without the right accreditation.
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Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull pays price for A$5 handout

Friday, August 19th 2016, 7:16
related countries: Australia Australia

A photograph of Australia's prime minister giving some money to a beggar has "gone viral" for all the wrong reasons.
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Scent of death

Thursday, August 18th 2016, 15:06

Australian researchers are investigating if the scent of giant sea snails could help repel millions of coral-eating starfish from the Great Barrier Reef.
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Climate change sceptic versus Cox

Tuesday, August 16th 2016, 8:29

Professor Brian Cox has verbally sparred with a newly elected Australian politician Malcolm Roberts who believes climate change is a global conspiracy.
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Professor Brian Cox clashes with Australian climate sceptic

Tuesday, August 16th 2016, 1:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British particle physicist Brian Cox verbally spars with a newly elected Australian politician who believes climate change is a global conspiracy.
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Australian PM promises 'heads will roll' over census

Thursday, August 11th 2016, 0:26

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has launched an inquiry into how an online attack left millions of people locked out the country's census website.
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Steamy wicket

Wednesday, August 10th 2016, 22:33
related countries: India India

Former Australian fast bowler Brett Lee faces his latest test - a cross-cultural romantic comedy that has come under scrutiny from Indian censors.
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Australian census attacked by hackers

Wednesday, August 10th 2016, 2:19

The Australian government believes a series of attacks on its census website was a deliberate attempt to sabotage the national survey.
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Indigenous dads respond to 'racist' cartoon in Australia

Monday, August 8th 2016, 8:44
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian Aboriginal families share intimate memories and cultural pride online in response to an "insulting and embarrassing" cartoon.
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China demands apology for Australian swimming 'drug cheat' slur

Monday, August 8th 2016, 5:46
related countries: China China

Chinese officials and social media users demand an apology after Australian gold medallist Mack Horton calls defending champion Sun Yang a drug cheat.
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Stranded kayaker rescued after crocodile attack

Saturday, August 6th 2016, 13:40

A man is rescued after spending three days stranded on an Australian island following a crocodile attack.
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Orphaned Australian kangaroo to return to the wild

Saturday, August 6th 2016, 11:25
related countries: Australia Australia

An orphaned kangaroo called Cuejo, who has been cared for by a police officer in western Australia, is poised to return to life in the wild.
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The Australian defends 'insulting' Bill Leak cartoon

Thursday, August 4th 2016, 7:51

A high-profile Australian cartoonist faces criticism for a drawing of an Indigenous man that critics describe as "ugly, insulting and embarrassing".
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Race riotous

Wednesday, August 3rd 2016, 21:33

No-one is a hero in a new Australian film that asks tough questions about racism, violence and stupidity.
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Australia condones asylum seeker abuse, say rights groups

Wednesday, August 3rd 2016, 3:12
related countries: Nauru Nauru

Two leading international campaign groups claim the Australian government is deliberately ignoring abuse of asylum seekers on Nauru.
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Sinkhole swallows Australian backyard

Tuesday, August 2nd 2016, 11:28

A sinkhole filled with sloshing brown water has opened up in an Australian backyard.
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'Road rage' lorry driver drenches Australian cyclists

Tuesday, August 2nd 2016, 7:01

Footage of a lorry driver deliberately drenching a group of cyclists in Sydney ignites debate about who has the right to the roads.
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Jean-Claude Van Damme walks out of TV interview

Monday, August 1st 2016, 16:00

Actor Jean-Claude Van Damme walked out of an Australian interview after after saying the questions he was being asked were "boring".
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New Zealanders top list of Australian immigrant detentions

Monday, August 1st 2016, 14:30

More New Zealanders are held in Australian immigration detention facilities than any other nationality, Australian statistics show.
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MH370 was flown into water, says Canadian air crash expert

Monday, August 1st 2016, 5:18
related countries: Canada Canada, Malaysia Malaysia

One of the world's leading air crash investigators tells Australian TV he believes Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was deliberately flown into the sea.
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Friday, July 29th 2016, 15:04
related countries: Australia Australia

The government of Australia's Northern Territory has dropped legal action against two boys who were subdued with tear gas at a detention centre.
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Australian TV host Karl Stefanovic sorry for 'ignorant' jokes

Friday, July 29th 2016, 9:35

The presenter of an Australian breakfast show apologises to the LGBT community for making a series of jokes about cross dressers.
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Australian PM Turnbull refuses to nominate Kevin Rudd for UN top job

Friday, July 29th 2016, 6:58

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull refuses to endorse his former rival Kevin Rudd's bid to become the next UN secretary-general.
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Australian tax accountant wins tropical island resort

Friday, July 29th 2016, 2:13

A self-professed Game of Thrones and video game fanatic wins a multimillion-dollar island resort.
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Australian cardinal denies child abuse claims

Thursday, July 28th 2016, 5:36
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia's most senior Catholic, Cardinal George Pell, calls claims he sexually abused children "a scandalous smear campaign".
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Political gamble

Wednesday, July 27th 2016, 23:20

It was meant to be a cleansing election called by a progressive Australian prime minister, but has Malcolm Turnbull's great political gamble backfired?
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Australia's Turnbull 'shocked' by juvenile detention abuse video

Wednesday, July 27th 2016, 21:10

The Australian teenager who has become the face of a juvenile detention scandal has thanked Australians for their support.
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Australian teen abused in detention speaks out

Wednesday, July 27th 2016, 6:25

The Australian teenager who has become the face of a juvenile detention scandal has apologised for his actions.
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Toilet blocked by sleeping seal

Wednesday, July 27th 2016, 2:01

A 120kg Australian fur seal seal that fell asleep in a public toilet block in Tasmania has been safely relocated.
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Australian wins tropical island resort in raffle

Tuesday, July 26th 2016, 14:37

An Australian couple decided to make their 16-room home on a tropical island the first prize in a raffle.
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Rio Olympics 2016: Australia refuse to move into athletes' village

Sunday, July 24th 2016, 15:27

The Australian team is not prepared to move their athletes into the Olympic Village due to the state of their accommodation.
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Hungry Jack's: Corpse lay undiscovered in Australian fast food outlet toilet for days

Friday, July 22nd 2016, 15:01

Authorities in Western Australia try to determine how a dead body went unnoticed for three days in the toilet of a Hungry Jack's outlet.
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Graham - the unforgettable face of Australian road safety

Friday, July 22nd 2016, 6:32

A surreal lifelike sculpture of "Graham", perfectly designed to survive a car crash, is introduced as part of an Australian road safety campaign.
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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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