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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
Calls for ABC chairman to resign...
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ABC chairman Justin Milne faced calls to resign after it was revealed he allegedly pushed for ABC economics correspondent Emma Alberici to be fired.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-26 03:09 UTC
Herald Sun republishes controversial Williams cartoon in defiant front page...
A Melbourne newspaper doubles down on a cartoon of tennis star Serena Williams that has prompted international outrage, attacking its "PC" critics and foreshadowing a future where satire is outlawed.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-12 14:42 UTC
News Corp Australia asks government competition watchdog there to recommend Google be broken up...
Rupert Murdoch's media empire has launched an attack on Google on the Australian flank of the global giant's operations.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-08 15:43 UTC
Aldi named as the most trusted brand in Australia, again...
Aldi has been named as Australia's most trusted brand, again.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-28 03:59 UTC
Report: Over a Quarter of Australian Officials Used 'Password123' as Government Password...
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Over 1,400 government officials in Western Australia used the term 'Password123' as the password for their entrance into government agencies, a security audit of the Western Australian government released this week has revealed.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-25 23:55 UTC
Liberal Party's civil war isn't over — it's part of a global battle...
For a few days Australians seriously reckoned with the idea of Peter Dutton as prime minister. Opinion polls show he may not be popular with the public, but that does not mean the issues he champions are not resonating, writes Stan Grant.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-24 23:11 UTC
Why Australia Can't Keep a Prime Minister in Power...
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With the incumbent Malcolm Turnbull promising Thursday to hold the second party meeting in five days to decide on his stewardship, the country may soon be looking at its sixth leader in little more than eight years.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-24 00:37 UTC
Australia strips citizenship from Islamic State supporters...
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Five former dual nationals have been stripped of their Australian citizenship due to their involvement with the Islamic State group overseas, a government minister said Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-09 02:21 UTC
'We don't compete against newspapers': Ten shrugs off Nine-Fairfax deal...
Network Ten chief executive Paul Anderson does not believe rival Nine and Fairfax's plans to become one company will affect its advertising revenues.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-02 17:59 UTC
China takes over Radio Australia's old shortwave frequencies...
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A Chinese station takes over the shortwave radio frequencies once used by the ABC in the Pacific region, following the broadcaster's decision to end shortwave services.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-15 22:10 UTC
Push to fire up Radio Australia in the Pacific...
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There is a push in Australia to re-establish Radio Australia's services to the Asia/Pacific region.
By kynast on 2018-07-15 22:09 UTC
Australia's government failed to stand up for press freedom after Nauru barred ABC journalist...
Is Malcolm Turnbull too beholden to Nauru to intervene after the country refuses to grant a visa to Australia's state broadcaster?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-15 20:58 UTC
John Howard warns China seeks power and influence through its expats...
The million Chinese in Australia are "terrific citizens" but China wants to use them to assert its power and influence, the former Australian PM says.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-27 15:17 UTC
The Air Force is buying six new drones to monitor the South China Sea...
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Australia will spend $7 billion on six unmanned spy planes that can stay in the air for more than a day and will be used to hunt enemy submarines and carry out surveillance flights.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-26 02:12 UTC
Why aren't there stinger nets so people can swim at Darwin beaches?...
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Darwin's beaches are stunning, and yet usually completely devoid of swimmers. Will it ever be possible to net the beaches like in northern Queensland so that people can swim without fear of deadly jellyfish stings or crocodile attacks?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-26 02:11 UTC
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