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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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'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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'Anti-vax' mum's whooping cough regret

Wednesday, April 6th 2016, 1:18

An Australian mother who passed the potentially fatal whooping cough infection to her newborn says she regrets refusing the vaccination.
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'Anything goes' as Australian nudist resort tries to beat economic blues

Thursday, November 13th 2008, 16:30

Australian holiday resort in Queensland will hold a month-long, nude "anything goes" party in March to combat the global credit crunch.
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'Australian Taleban' fully free

Monday, December 22nd 2008, 3:36

Australian David Hicks, who was held for five years at Guantanamo Bay, is fully free after orders controlling his activities expired.
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'Australian Taleban' trial delay

Tuesday, November 15th 2005, 12:30
related countries: United States United States

A federal judge in the US suspends the war crimes trial of an Australian prisoner at Guantanamo base.
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'Bali Nine' men 'face death together'

Friday, January 16th 2015, 0:41
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Two Australian men convicted in Indonesia over the "Bali Nine" drugs case will be executed at the same time, an Indonesian official says.
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'Bali Nine' pair 'next' to be killed

Monday, February 2nd 2015, 11:54
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia

Australian drug smugglers Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran will be included in the next group of prisoners to be put to death, Indonesia says.
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'Balibo Five' deaths probe dropped

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 1:46
related countries: East Timor East Timor

Australian police abandon a war crimes investigation into the deaths in East Timor in 1975 of the "Balibo Five" journalists, citing insufficient evidence.
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'Battling to save what they can'

Friday, December 31st 2010, 19:21

Thousands more people are evacuating their homes as widespread flooding continues across the Australian state of Queensland.
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'Big Dry' hits Australian farmers

Friday, May 2nd 2008, 3:27

More than 10,000 Australian farming families are forced to leave the land due to the country's ongoing drought.
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'Brave battle' of late newsreader

Sunday, November 4th 2007, 18:13

Friends of the TV star found dead at a notorious suicide spot in Sydney describe her "battle" with depression.
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'Breakthrough' in malaria fight

Monday, July 14th 2008, 11:26
related countries: Australia Australia

Australian scientists say they have made a discovery that could be a major breakthrough in the fight against malaria.
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'Budgie Nine': F1 driver Ricciardo defends Malaysian GP strippers

Thursday, October 6th 2016, 4:22
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

F1 driver Daniel Ricciardo gives his backing to nine Australians arrested for stripping at the Malaysian Grand Prix, as they appear in court.
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'Crocodile Hunter' Irwin killed

Monday, September 4th 2006, 12:12

Australian environmentalist and television personality Steve Irwin is killed by a stingray while diving.
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'Cruel' Sydney abattoir shut down

Friday, February 10th 2012, 7:09

An abattoir in the Australian city of Sydney, has been closed down after a video showing animal cruelty surfaces, local media report.
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'Dead' Everest man safe at camp

Saturday, May 27th 2006, 15:01

An Australian man left for dead as he descended Mount Everest is rescued and taken to a camp for treatment.
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'Deadly' storm nears Queensland

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 23:17

Australian officials warn Cyclone Yasi, approaching Queensland with winds of up to 295 km/h (183 mph), could be the deadliest storm in living memory.
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'Don't see that portrayed'

Monday, January 30th 2017, 15:41

An Australian artist aims to rewrite the conversation about what it's like to live with HIV.
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'Dr Death' returns to Australia

Monday, July 21st 2008, 11:01
related countries: Australia Australia, United States United States

A man dubbed 'Dr Death' by the Australian media returns from the US to face charges he failed patients in his care.
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'Edgy' Burns wins top comedy gong

Saturday, August 25th 2007, 23:34

Controversial Australian comedian Brendon Burns wins the Edinburgh Fringe Festival's top comedy prize.
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'Foreign fighters' stopped at airport

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 6:33

Australian authorities say they stopped seven young Australians at Sydney airport suspected of travelling to the Middle East to fight last week.
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'Forty new A380 engines needed'

Thursday, November 18th 2010, 7:02

Up to 40 Rolls-Royce engines on Airbus A380 superjumbos worldwide will need to be replaced, Australian airline Qantas says.
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'Gang of sharks' kills Australian

Sunday, January 8th 2006, 11:35

An Australian woman dies after being attacked by up to three sharks in shallow waters near Brisbane.
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'Giant wombat' mass grave found

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 10:30

Australian scientists find 50 skeletons from a pre-historic "giant wombat" - described as a "palaeontologists' goldmine".
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'Growing menace' of Australian bike gang violence

Wednesday, May 16th 2012, 23:10

Bike gang shootings rock Australian city
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'Holocaust denier' free from jail

Friday, November 21st 2008, 10:15
related countries: Germany Germany, United Kingdom United Kingdom

An Australian "Holocaust denier" is freed from jail after Germany abandons efforts to have him extradited from the UK.
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'Hope for coral' as oceans warm

Wednesday, June 7th 2006, 0:43

Corals threatened by rising sea temperatures may be able to adapt, Australian researchers report.
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'Horrific' croc cannibal caught on film

Thursday, December 3rd 2015, 17:13

An Australian woman whose pictures of a croc-on-croc attack in a Queensland national park went viral tells the BBC it was an amazing but "horrifying" sight.
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'I would have won election': Abbott

Tuesday, September 29th 2015, 1:13

Ousted Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he is confident he would have led his Liberal party to victory if not replaced by Malcolm Turnbull.
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'Incredible': First female skipper to win round-the-world race

Saturday, July 28th 2018, 16:04

Australian Wendy Tuck has become the first female skipper to win the Clipper round-the-world yacht race.
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'Invincibles' opener Morris dies at 93

Saturday, August 22nd 2015, 7:11

Australian Test great Arthur Morris, a key member of Don Bradman's 'Invincibles' side, dies aged 93.
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'Iron Boy' granted superhero wish

Thursday, February 11th 2016, 11:15

A young Australian boy with cystic fibrosis was given the chance to save Sydney from a super villain on Thursday.
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'IS-inspired' Australian man charged with terrorism

Sunday, September 11th 2016, 3:33
related countries: Australia Australia
related places: Sydney

Police in Australia charge a 22-year-old man, who stabbed a man in a park, with committing a terrorist act and attempted murder in southwest Sydney.
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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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'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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'It's embarrassing we're called cheats'

Monday, March 26th 2018, 8:48
related countries: South Africa South Africa

Australian cricket fans are unimpressed with their team's cheating scandal in South Africa.
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'It's OK to be white' bill defeated in Australian Senate

Monday, October 15th 2018, 14:55

The provocative motion started by a far-right politician lost by just three votes in the Senate.
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'Jihad Jack' cleared of terrorism

Thursday, October 23rd 2008, 9:23

An Australian man is cleared of taking money from al-Qaeda but could still face jail after falsifying a passport.
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'Jihad Jack' conviction quashed

Friday, August 18th 2006, 8:00

An Australian Muslim convert jailed for receiving funds from al-Qaeda has his conviction quashed.
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'Jihad Jack' given five-year term

Friday, March 31st 2006, 6:14

An Australian man known as "Jihad Jack" is sentenced to five years in jail for receiving funds from al-Qaeda.
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'Jihad Jack' guilty in Melbourne

Sunday, February 26th 2006, 5:52

An Australian man known as "Jihad Jack" is convicted of receiving funds from al-Qaeda.
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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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'Kiwi' nickname not discriminatory, Australian tribunal finds

Monday, December 3rd 2018, 6:08
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

A New Zealand woman's complaint of racial discrimination is rejected by an Australian tribunal.
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'Making us play in 42C was inhumane'

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 11:39

Australian Open organisers are criticised for forcing players to compete in intense heat as temperatures hit 42C.
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'Mansplaining' advert for University of Adelaide draws criticism

Saturday, June 30th 2018, 10:26

The image, for the University of Adelaide, shows a man holding forth to five silent women.
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'Missing athletes' handed warning

Friday, March 24th 2006, 7:46

Missing Commonwealth athletes are told they will need a "bona fide reason" to stay by Australian officials.
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'Mr Paparazzi' faces sack as mayor

Tuesday, April 12th 2016, 9:42

Flamboyant Australian mayor and ex-paparazzo Darryn​ Lyons is expected to be sacked along with his entire council over bullying and incompetence claims.
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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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'Nazi' accused faces extradition

Thursday, October 8th 2009, 13:01
related countries: Hungary Hungary

An Australian court rules that a Perth man can be extradited to Hungary to face accusations of murdering a Jew in 1944.
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'No suggestion' Thorpe will lose arm

Wednesday, April 9th 2014, 9:20

Ian Thorpe's manager says reports that the swimmer will lose his arm after contracting a serious infection are incorrect.
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'No time limit' on Malaysia jet hunt

Monday, March 31st 2014, 11:19
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Rescuers have put no time limit on the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, now into its fourth week, says Australian PM Tony Abbott.
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'Only Bradman is better than Cook'

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 12:04
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Alastair Cook is a "genius" who is second only to Don Bradman, says New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum.
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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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'Panicked' kangaroo smashes way into Australian home

Monday, July 30th 2018, 2:20

A family locked the distressed animal in a bathroom after it broke a window and "ran amok".
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'Penis fire' suspect is charged

Tuesday, January 6th 2009, 5:14

An Australian woman appears in court charged with murdering her husband by setting fire to his penis over alleged infidelity.
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'Pest' Australian tourists warned

Wednesday, December 3rd 2014, 10:30
related countries: Australia Australia

Australia warns travellers against making frivolous requests of embassies, after cases including that of a man who asked staff to pay for a prostitute.
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