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Australia-Indonesia restore full military ties

2017-02-26 12:01

Australia and Indonesia have announced the full restoration of military ties as the countries' leaders held talks following a brief spat over teaching material deemed offensive to Jakarta.

Kelly Slater calls for Reunion shark cull

2017-02-23 21:30

One of the greatest surfers of all time, Kelly Slater, has sparked controversy by calling for a shark cull around the Indian Ocean island of Reunion after a bodyboarder was killed there.

Plane hits Australian shopping mall, killing 5

2017-02-21 05:55

Five people were believed killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a shopping mall on Tuesday in the city of Melbourne, officials said

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Truck 'pushes' car along highway for 2km after crash

A truck driver 'pushed' a car for over two kilometres after an incident on an Australian highway. The truck driver was unaware the car had hit his truck and was 'trying to find a safe spot to pull over'.

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MotoGP: Day 3 Australia test results

2017-02-17 11:04

The final day of the MotoGP testing in Australia concludes with Maverick Vinales once again the fastest man on the track.

MotoGP: Marquez leads in Australia test

2017-02-15 14:45

The first day of the third MotoGP pre-season test has concluded with the reigning world champion Marc Marquez taking the top spot.

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That's one way to load a bike on a bakkie...

A motorcycle rider crash-landed on the back of a bakkie in traffic, the rider was uninjured. Lesson? Maintain adequate following distance and focus on the road.

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This is why we can't have nice things: Hilux driver skips red light, gets t-boned

Dash-cam footage from Australia shows bakkie driver smash into a Toyota Hilux. He says: 'Hilux ran a red light, I t -boned him and flipped it on it's side. Everyone is okay...'

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Scientists find huge ancient landslide on Great Barrier Reef

2017-02-08 12:16

A massive underwater landslide that could have triggered a towering tsunami about 300 000 years ago, has been discovered in the depths of Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

Mother of dead backpacker slams Trump's 'terror list'

2017-02-08 06:46

The mother of a backpacker killed in Australia has slammed Donald Trump for including the stabbing death on a list of supposedly under-reported terrorist attacks, claiming the president was using her daughter to demonise Muslims.

 

Israel's Netanyahu calls first visit to Australia 'wonderful'

2017-02-26 10:04

Benjamin Netanyahu has described his visit to Australia, which is a first for a serving Israeli prime minister, as "wonderful".

Australia failing human rights, indigenous people - Amnesty International

2017-02-22 12:47

Aboriginal children are 24 times more likely to be detained than non-indigenous Australian children, Amnesty International has said in a report accusing Canberra of complacency amid a raft of rights abuses.

Tropical Cyclone Alfred lashes northern Australia

2017-02-20 18:00

Damaging winds and life-threatening floods in Australia have forced people from their homes around the Gulf of Carpentaria.

‘Super Rugby needs a revamp’

2017-02-19 10:00

With too many teams and venues in the mix, interest in the tournament is fading fast and TV ratings and stadium attendance went down dramatically last season.

#MotoGP testing: Vinales fastest on Day 2

2017-02-16 15:10

Day two testing in Australia saw riders comparing old and new frames, engines and fairings with a few crashes and a very special birthday.

Australia, Malaysia, Singapore on love scam alert

2017-02-13 17:32

Love may be in the air on Saint Valentine's Day but authorities in Australia, Malaysia and Singapore has warned of a growth in online scams cheating lonely people out of their savings.

Australia warns of 'catastrophic' fire conditions amid heatwave

2017-02-12 10:27

Eastern Australia is bracing for severe "off the scale" fire conditions as it bakes in a heatwave that has broken temperature records and sparked dire warnings from authorities.

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What ya doing mate?! Man performs 'donuts' at busy intersection

Dash-cam footage captures a crazy driver perform a burnout and then donuts at a busy intersection in Victoria, Australia.

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'Islamic Bonnie and Clyde' charged with Australia terror plot

2017-02-08 10:28

A self-described Australian "Islamic Bonnie and Clyde" couple has been charged with planning a terrorist act, which reportedly involved a Sydney stabbing attack.

7% of Australian Catholic priests accused of abuse

2017-02-06 16:48

Officials investigating the abuse of children at institutions across Australia have revealed that 7% of priests in Australia's Catholic Church were accused of sexually abusing children over the past several decades

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