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Ex-Australia PM 'headbutted' amid heated gay marriage campaign

2017-09-22 13:19

A man wearing a "yes" badge headbutted former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott while he was campaigning against legalising gay marriage, fuelling fears a heated postal vote on the issue could turn violent.

Major Australia terror attack 'inevitable', top cop says

2017-09-20 10:20

A major attack in Australia is "inevitable", one of the nation's top counter-terrorism police officers says, warning that "anything can happen at any time".

Australia church cancels wedding after Facebook gay marriage post

2017-09-15 13:45

Australia's prime minister has defended a church's right not to marry some couples following reports a woman's wedding was cancelled after she posted support for same-sex marriage on Facebook ahead of a national vote.

Ricciardo to consider leaving Red Bull after 2018

2017-09-14 12:01

Daniel Ricciardo says he will consider leaving Red Bull if the team can't deliver him a title challenging car in 2018.

Australia gay marriage debate highlights church divisions

2017-09-11 13:03

As Australia prepares for a contentious postal vote on legalising gay marriage, fierce divisions have emerged within the church.

Asylum detainees awarded $56m in Australia class action

2017-09-07 07:53

Asylum seekers and refugees held in a remote Pacific camp were awarded Aus$70 million ($56 million) for being illegally detained and treated negligently, in Australia's largest human rights class action settlement.

Legal action launched to halt Australia same-sex marriage vote

2017-09-06 05:11

Same-sex marriage advocates have launched legal action in Australia's highest court against a controversial government plan for a postal vote on the issue, calling it divisive and harmful.

Australia has hottest winter on record

2017-09-01 12:08

Australia experienced its hottest winter on record this year amid a long-term warming trend largely attributed to climate change, the weather bureau said Friday.

Australian university student attacks 4 people with bat in class

2017-08-25 14:12

A student has been detained by police after assaulting his teacher and three of his fellow students with a cricket or baseball bat in a classroom at the Australian National University, police say.

Australian PM slams gay slurs as marriage vote looms

2017-08-23 05:12

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called for respectful debate on an upcoming same-sex marriage vote.

 

WHL Australasia makes management changes

2017-09-20 18:22

WHL Australasia has made two key appointments completing the formation of its Australasian regional management team and the implementation of its new regional structure.

Giant sea snail plan to rescue Barrier Reef

2017-09-18 09:32

A giant starfish-eating snail could be unleashed to help save the Great Barrier Reef, officials have said, with a trial underway to breed thousands of the rare species.

Australian senator argues for burqa ban in public places

2017-09-14 21:32

An Australian senator who a month ago provoked an angry backlash by wearing a burqa in Parliament, has urged lawmakers to ban full-face Islamic coverings in public places.

Australia same-sex marriage vote begins

2017-09-12 10:37

A contentious postal survey on same-sex marriage has kicked off in Australia, with ballots delivered across the vast continent ahead of an expected fractious campaign between the "yes" and "no" sides.

Australian court dismisses challenge to gay marriage survey

2017-09-07 13:24

Australians will be surveyed on their support for gay marriage after the nation's highest court dismissed challenges to the government's power to conduct the postal ballot without Senate permission.

Egypt's Coptic pope meets Australian prime minister

2017-09-06 12:59

Pope Tawadros II has met with Australia's prime minister and senior government officials during the first visit to the country by the spiritual leader of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church.

12 hurt as race car sprays flames into crowd

2017-09-04 08:02

One person was left in critical condition on Monday and 11 others were battling serious injuries after a car at a drag racing event in Australia sprayed burning fuel over the crowd.

Australia state scraps place names with N-word

2017-08-29 14:38

Ten place names containing the N-word in northeast Australia will be renamed due to their racially offensive connotations, the Queensland state government has announced.

Australian PM: Tony Abbott was once too drunk for Parliament

2017-08-25 06:13

Australia's prime minister has confirmed that his predecessor Tony Abbott had once been too drunk to vote in Parliament.

Backlash as anti-Muslim senator wears burqa in Australian parliament

2017-08-18 08:10

An Australian senator has provoked an angry backlash from lawmakers by wearing a burqa in Parliament as part of her campaign for a national ban on Islamic face covers.

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