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Australia cancels Milo Yiannopolous' visa after massacre comments...
Although immigration minister David Coleman approved the visa for Yiannopoulos last week, he announced Saturday the visa would be canceled because of the British online personality's remarks on Islam after the attack. In a Facebook post, Yiannopoulos said that shootings such as the one in
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-16 18:50 UTC
Anger as Australian senator blames New Zealand attack on Muslim immigration...
Australian PM Scott Morrison and UK's Sajid Javid among those criticising Fraser Anning
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-15 17:08 UTC
Streets flood as Cyclone Oma approaches south-east Queensland...
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Tropical Cyclone Oma strengthened to category 3 overnight and was expected to come close to the coast and maybe even make landfall.
By bwilliams2017 on 2019-02-20 05:59 UTC
Australia is blocking a billionaire political donor from returning to the country over long held fears he may be a Chinese influence agent...
The controversial Chinese businessman, political donor, and alleged Chinese Communist Party (CCP) operative, Huang Xiangmo, has been denied entry back into Australia and his citizenship application has been rejected.
By bwilliams2017 on 2019-02-06 16:48 UTC
Man shot in incident at Brisbane Airport...
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POLICE have shot a man at Brisbane International Airport after he produced a knife and threatened to use explosives.
By bwilliams2017 on 2019-02-02 15:22 UTC
Man held in Brisbane airport bomb scare...
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A man has been arrested after he allegedly sparked a bomb scare at Brisbane Airport. He walked into the airport's international terminal on Saturday evening holding a metal box with exposed wiring and claimed to have a bomb, The Courier-Mail reports c
By bwilliams2017 on 2019-02-02 15:22 UTC
Emergency warning system hacked...
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A hacker was able to directly message tens of thousands of Australians after infiltrating an emergency warning system used by governments.
By bwilliams2017 on 2019-01-07 07:20 UTC
Police catch alleged bank robber after 40 years...
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A man has been charged over a series of alleged bank robberies across Sydney in the 1970s.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-12-20 05:01 UTC
Warning to swimmers after deadly sting...
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A little boy has been flown to hospital for a suspected Irukandji jellyfish sting, amid fears the deadly animal is lurking in Queensland waters.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-12-20 05:00 UTC
The Sydney Morning Herald's 20 most-read stories of 2018...
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From prime ministers to poo joggers, the stories are a glimpse of what captured our attention in a year of scandals, extreme weather and extraordinary rescues.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-12-19 21:52 UTC
Australia police: Melbourne attacker also planned explosion...
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Police say a man who fatally stabbed another and injured two in central Melbourne had also planned to set off an explosion
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-10 16:12 UTC
3rd shark attack off Australian tourist island in 7 weeks...
A shark has attacked a man near an island harbor on Australia's Great Barrier reef where two tourists were mauled on consecutive says in September
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-05 12:36 UTC
Australians face $700b wealth wipe-out from world's riskiest debt levels: Morgan Stanley...
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Investment bank Morgan Stanley rates Australia as having the riskiest levels of household debt in the world and winding it back could result in a $700 billion hit to the nation's wealth.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-10-30 03:13 UTC
Will Hobart's population reach 300k by 2028?...
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Hobart has long been seen as Australia's sleepy southern city, but lately it's been experiencing growing pains. Curious Hobart investigates whether the population is on track to hit 300,000 within a decade.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-30 01:25 UTC
Scott Morrison apologises to victims of institutional child sex abuse...
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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has apologised on behalf of the nation for failing and abandoning the thousands of survivors of institutional child sex abuse. In its final report, the commission estimated the number of child victims in the tens of thousands, saying their abusers were "not just a few
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-22 15:21 UTC
Australian government braces for voter anger in make-or-break by-election...
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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison could face a backlash in a by-election this weekend as voters in a once-safe seat weigh whether to strip the conservative government of its one-seat parliamentary majority.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-17 02:49 UTC
Cervical cancer set to be eliminated from Australia in global first...
Thanks to world-leading vaccine and screening programs, the dangerous disease could be almost unheard of in Australia in coming decades, new research has revealed.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-10-04 16:48 UTC
100 Violent Migrants Take Train Hostage In Australia...
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Victoria Police confirmed they received numerous calls for help from inside a train at Dandenong Station in Melbourne, Australia. Over 100 African "youths" had taken over the train and terrorised its passengers.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-10-04 15:45 UTC
Angry ABC staff weigh up 'sacking' their own board representative...
Possible vote escalates the turmoil inside the ABC and puts fresh pressure on its embattled directors to stand down.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-09-29 16:37 UTC
Public execution: the future of the ABC looks grim through a PBS lens...
Despite the dominance of television culture, America's PBS offers our own public broadcaster a dire glimpse into its own future, should commercial rivals and agenda-driven politicians dilute its reach.
By bwilliams2017 on 2018-09-29 16:37 UTC
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