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Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to fight charges

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to fight charges

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to fight charges 10 July 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright Reuters Image caption Cardinal George Pell says he is innocent of sexual assault allegations The Vatican treasurer, Cardinal George Pell, has returned to...
Australia boxing champ rejects 'naysayers'

Australia boxing champ rejects 'naysayers'

Jeff Horn rejects ‘naysayers’ after beating Manny Pacquiao 3 July 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jeff Horn (r) overcame his more favoured opponent, Manny Pacquiao The former schoolteacher who stunned Manny...
Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids

Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids

Syria conflict: Australia resumes anti-IS air raids 22 June 2017 From the section Middle East Related Topics Syrian civil war Image copyright Australian Defence Force Image caption An RAAF crew prepare to take-off in F/A-18E Super Hornets Australia has said it will...
Australia announces national gun amnesty

Australia announces national gun amnesty

Australia announces national gun amnesty 16 June 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright Reuters Image caption It is estimated that there are as many as 260,000 illicit guns in Australia Australia is bringing in its first national gun amnesty since 1996...
Australia agrees to compensate Manus Island detainees

Australia agrees to compensate Manus Island detainees

Australia agrees to compensate Manus Island detainees 14 June 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The facility holds migrants intercepted as they tried to reach Australia The Australian government has agreed to compensate 1,905...
Muslim 'safe space' plan sparks row in Australia

Muslim 'safe space' plan sparks row in Australia

Muslim ‘safe space’ plan sparks row in Australia 8 June 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright Saeed Khan/AFP Image caption Muslims in Australia are facing growing suspicion and hostility, says one Islamic body in Victoria A proposal by an...

Australia equals world's longest growth streak

Australia’s economy grew 0.3% in the first three months of the year – confirming the country could be about to enjoy a world-record 26 years without a recession. It currently matches the Netherlands’ economic record of 103 quarters without recession...
MasterChef Australia judge charged with assault

MasterChef Australia judge charged with assault

MasterChef Australia judge charged with assault 10 May 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright sbs.com.au/theworldgame Image caption Celebrity chef George Calombaris has apologised for the incident An Australian celebrity chef has been charged with assault...
Medical boost over Australia bomb testing

Medical boost over Australia bomb testing

Indigenous people exposed to UK nuclear tests given healthcare aid 9 May 2017 From the section Australia Image caption A British nuclear test at Maralinga, in the South Australian outback Indigenous Australians who were exposed to radiation from British nuclear tests...
Boy aged 12 drives himself 1,300km across Australia

Boy aged 12 drives himself 1,300km across Australia

Boy aged 12 drives himself 1,300km across Australia 24 April 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The boy would have driven along roads like this one, outside Broken Hill A 12-year-old boy who was apparently trying to drive across...
US to honour 'dumb' refugee deal with Australia

US to honour 'dumb' refugee deal with Australia

The US is going to honour a controversial refugee exchange deal with Australia, despite Donald Trump’s claims that it is “dumb”. Vice-president Mike Pence has said the agreement to resettle up to 1,250 asylum seekers, which was made by the Obama...
US to honour 'dumb' Australia migrant deal

US to honour 'dumb' Australia migrant deal

US to honour ‘dumb’ Australia migrant deal 22 April 2017 From the section US & Canada Image copyright EPA Image caption Vice-President Mike Pence (l) with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull The United States has confirmed it will be going...
Australia mulls shark cull after teenager's death

Australia mulls shark cull after teenager's death

Australia is considering a shark cull following the death of a 17-year-old girl, a government minister has said. Laeticia Brouwer was on a family holiday at a popular surfer break known as Kelp Beds, near the town of Esperance on the south coast of Western Australia,...
Photos show crocodile eating sawfish in Australia

Photos show crocodile eating sawfish in Australia

Photos show crocodile eating sawfish in Australia 12 April 2017 From the section Australia Image copyright Dept of Parks and Wildlife/Murdoch University Image caption A freshwater crocodile preys on a juvenile freshwater sawfish The freshwater sawfish’s...
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