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VIDEO: Locksmith with the key to the past

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 0:22

Meet locksmith Aaron Smith - one of the few people in Australia who can open antique locks and safes, unlocking secrets of the past.
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Pocock & Hooper key in final - Lomu

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 15:16
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Jonah Lomu says Australia duo David Pocock and Michael Hooper will give New Zealand a "headache" in Saturday's World Cup final.
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Pregnant migrant to return to Australia

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 9:19
related countries: Nauru Nauru, Somalia Somalia

A pregnant Somali woman who says she was raped in Australia's refugee detention camp in Nauru is to be flown back to Australia.
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NAB profits fall short of forecasts

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 6:17

One of Australia's biggest lenders, National Australia Bank, posts a 15.5% full year rise in cash profit but still missed expectations.
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Sydney college 'mis-sold diplomas'

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 1:41
related places: Sydney

A Sydney private college is accused by Australia's consumer watchdog of mis-selling diploma courses to vulnerable students, making them take costly government loans.
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Fraudsters hunted over Australia murder

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 0:12
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian police say they are on the trail of fraud suspects linked to the murder of a young mother and her daughter.
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England women beat Australia in China

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 10:53
related countries: China China, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Izzy Christiansen's goal earns England's women's team a 1-0 win over Australia in the CFA International Tournament.
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Australia appoints new chief scientist

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 1:06

Australia names Dr Alan Finkel as its next chief scientist, an engineer and vocal advocate of nuclear power who set out a vision of a future with "no oil, gas or coal".
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Australia win but Pumas triumph too

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 22:04
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Australia may be through to the World Cup final but Argentina can celebrate after a dazzling display in defeat, writes Tom Fordyce.
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Argentina 15-29 Australia

Sunday, October 25th 2015, 19:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia will play New Zealand in the World Cup final after they hold off an Argentina fightback to win a semi-final thriller.
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Voges questions use of pink ball

Saturday, October 24th 2015, 8:49

Australia batsman Adam Voges queries plans to use a pink ball in next month's debut day-night Test match.
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Pocock and Folau return for Wallabies

Friday, October 23rd 2015, 14:26
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Australia pair David Pocock and Israel Folau return to the side for Sunday's World Cup semi-final with Argentina.
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VIDEO: Solar-powered car race won by Dutch

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 13:20
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A team from Delft University in the Netherlands wins a solar car race in Australia.
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Australia secures Hollywood sequels

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 5:08

The sequels to Hollywood blockbusters Thor and Prometheus will be filmed in Australia, with the backing of A$47m ($34m; £22m) in federal funds.
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Joubert treatment unfair - Cheika

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 10:51
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

World Rugby was "unfair" to referee Craig Joubert in the wake of Scotland's World Cup exit, says Australia coach Michael Cheika.
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'Joubert wrong to award penalty'

Monday, October 19th 2015, 21:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Craig Joubert was wrong to award a late penalty against Scotland in their World Cup defeat by Australia, says World Rugby.
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Australia row over pregnant migrant

Monday, October 19th 2015, 9:09
related countries: Nauru Nauru, Somalia Somalia

Australia insists it properly handled the case of a pregnant migrant who was deported back to Nauru without having an abortion she had requested.
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TMO would have removed doubt - Cotter

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 18:01

Scotland coach Vern Cotter thinks Australia's decisive quarter-final penalty should have been referred to the TV referee.
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Australia 35-34 Scotland

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 17:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Bernard Foley penalty in the final minute of the game gives Australia victory over Scotland in a superb World Cup quarter-final.
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VIDEO: Solar-powered car race in Australia

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 10:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Competitors from around the world set out on a gruelling race in solar-powered across the Australian outback.
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Australia 'flies rape victim back to Nauru'

Friday, October 16th 2015, 16:07
related countries: Nauru Nauru

A pregnant woman who was brought to Australia for an abortion after an alleged rape at the Nauru detention centre is flown back to the island, local media report.
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Cheika expects 'painful' Scots tie

Friday, October 16th 2015, 12:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia head coach Michael Cheika expects a physical encounter with Scotland in Sunday's World Cup quarter-final.
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Nuclear waste ship heads for Australia

Friday, October 16th 2015, 0:03
related countries: France France
related places: Cherbourg

A ship carrying nuclear waste to Australia has left the French port of Cherbourg despite warnings from environmentalists that the vessel may be unsafe.
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Record illegal tobacco seizure made

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 23:02

Australia's border protection agency intercepts 71 tonnes of illegal tobacco - its largest such seizure in a single operation.
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Dutton rules out pregnant migrant move

Thursday, October 15th 2015, 5:03
related countries: Nauru Nauru

Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says pregnant asylum seekers on Nauru will not be allowed in to Australia, saying the government will not be blackmailed.
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Desperately seeking deadly spiders in Australia

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 15:59

Why Australians are being asked to catch a deadly foe
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Australian firm to buy Diageo wines

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 7:54
related countries: Aruba Aruba

One of the world's biggest publicly-listed winemakers, Australia's Treasury Wine Estates (TWE), has agreed to buy the majority of Diageo's wine businesses.
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Australia defends cat cull to stars

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 4:52

Australia's threatened species commissioner writes to Morrissey and Brigitte Bardot to defend a planned cull of two million feral cats.
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Entangled whale freed off Australia

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 1:31

A humpback whale calf is swimming again with its mother after rescuers freed it from rope it became entangled in off Australia's south-east coast.
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Ford and Gray banned for World Cup

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 20:54
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scotland forwards Ross Ford and Jonny Gray will miss the rest of the World Cup after being banned for foul play.
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Nauru police raid charity's offices

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 8:47
related countries: Nauru Nauru

Nauru police take computers and mobile phones in a raid on the offices of Save the Children at Australia's migrant detention camp.
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'Walk of Wonder' for ex-Australia PM

Tuesday, October 13th 2015, 2:28
related places: Canberra

Former Australian Prime Minister John Howard lends his name to a "Walk of Wonder" in Canberra, much to the amusement of some of his countrymen.
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Pakistan series 'hardest by a mile'

Monday, October 12th 2015, 15:41
related countries: South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Facing Pakistan in the UAE will be harder for England than taking on Australia or South Africa, says Michael Vaughan.
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Nauru 'rape victim' flies to Australia

Monday, October 12th 2015, 7:50
related countries: Nauru Nauru

A woman who said she was pregnant after being raped at the Nauru detention centre arrives in Australia, amid public pressure for her to be allowed an abortion.
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Glencore confirms sale of mines

Monday, October 12th 2015, 6:59
related countries: Chile Chile, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Embattled mining giant Glencore says it has started the sales process for two of its copper mines in Australia and Chile.
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New cabinet in Australia parliament

Monday, October 12th 2015, 6:10

Australia's new front bench taking its seat in parliament for the first time since Malcolm Turnbull ousted Tony Abbott as prime minister.
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Wales' Williams out of World Cup

Sunday, October 11th 2015, 9:10

Wales back Liam Williams is ruled out of the rest of the World Cup after suffering a foot injury in the defeat against Australia.
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Australia in Philippines asylum talks

Friday, October 9th 2015, 4:35
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Refugees who try to reach Australia illegally could be moved to the Philippines, under a deal being discussed between the two countries.
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Nauru backtracks on refugee pledge

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 23:26
related countries: Nauru Nauru

Nauru has rowed back on a pledge to process within a week all 600 outstanding refugee claims from asylum seekers at an Australia-funded centre.
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Australia's Folau fit to face Wales

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 12:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia's Israel Folau passes a fitness test to face Wales in Saturday's World Cup Pool A decider but Rob Horne is out.
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North starts at centre for Wales

Thursday, October 8th 2015, 10:03
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

George North is at centre for Wales as Justin Tipuric, Samson Lee, Paul James, Luke Charteris and Gareth Anscombe start against Australia in the World Cup on Saturday.
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Somerset sign Rogers for 2016 season

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 10:18
related places: Somerset

Somerset sign ex-Australia opener Chris Rogers for the 2016 season, as well as young Kent wicketkeeper Ryan Davies.
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Australia rules against cancer patent

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 6:17
related countries: United States United States

Australia's High Court rules that a US-based biotech company cannot patent the breast cancer gene BRCA1, in a victory for cancer campaigners.
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Australia asylum policy under review

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 3:34

Australia's highest court is reviewing the legality of the offshore detention of asylum seekers - a key feature of the country's tough immigration policy.
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Hooper cited for alleged foul play

Monday, October 5th 2015, 10:12
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Australia flanker Michael Hooper is cited for an alleged act of foul play during Saturday's 33-13 victory over England.
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Doll captivates Australian rugby fans

Monday, October 5th 2015, 9:33
related countries: Aruba Aruba

North Queensland swept to victory in Australia's National Rugby League final, but it was one girl's dark-skinned doll which stole the limelight.
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What is behind a spike in Australian shark attacks?

Sunday, October 4th 2015, 21:22
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The mystery spike in attacks in Australia
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England let country down - Robshaw

Saturday, October 3rd 2015, 22:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Captain Chris Robshaw says England "let the nation down" as a 33-13 loss to Australia sees the World Cup hosts go out at the pool stage.
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England 13-33 Australia

Saturday, October 3rd 2015, 21:19

England become the first host nation to go out in the World Cup's pool stages after being outclassed by Australia.
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Boy sentenced to life over Anzac plot

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 18:38
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A 15-year-old British boy who plotted to behead police officers at an Anzac Day parade in Australia is sentenced to life, and must serve at least five years in custody.
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'England need Australia masterplan'

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 12:57
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

England need to be streetwise to counter Australia and keep their World Cup hopes alive, says ex-England star Jeremy Guscott.
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Australia to deport anti-abortionist

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 6:32
related countries: United States United States

US anti-abortion campaigner Troy Newman will be deported from Australia after a high court says he should not have arrived without a visa.
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Gatland torn by England v Australia

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 6:22
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

If Australia beat England Wales are in the World Cup last eight but their New Zealand-born coach Warren Gatland is staying neutral.
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Turtles given poo-collecting swimsuits

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 5:04

Scientists in Australia invent an innovative way of collecting faecal samples of endangered sea turtles - customised designer nappies.
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Turnbull challenged over asylum policy

Friday, October 2nd 2015, 2:27

Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull faces fresh calls to shut down Australia's offshore migrant detention centres, amid ongoing allegations of abuse.
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UK boy plotted Anzac police beheadings

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 17:12

A plot by a Blackburn teenager to attack police at an Anzac Day parade in Australia would have resulted in deaths if it had not been stopped, a court hears.
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'Australia wrong to cancel tour'

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 16:35
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, Pakistan Pakistan

Australia were "overly sensitive" to postpone a tour of Bangladesh over security, says the president of Pakistan's Cricket Board.
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Centre Joseph earns England recall

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 11:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Jonathan Joseph starts in place of Sam Burgess as England make three changes for the World Cup game against Australia.
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Australia change 14 for England game

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 7:46
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, Uruguay Uruguay

Australia make 14 changes to the team that beat Uruguay for Saturday's crucial World Cup match against England.
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Australia detains US anti-abortionist

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 7:28
related countries: United States United States

Australia detains US anti-abortion campaigner Troy Newman for attempting to enter the country after his visa was revoked.
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F1 2016 season to start earlier

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 20:28

The 2016 F1 season will begin earlier than planned in Australia after pressure from teams to ease the schedule.
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