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Australia's detention of asylum-seekers on PNG unlawful

2016-04-26 20:59

Australia's detention of asylum-seekers on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island is unconstitutional and illegal, a court has ruled, prompting some refugee advocates to call for the camp to be shut down.

Australian teen charged with plotting alleged terror attack

2016-04-25 09:27

A teenager has been charged with plotting a terrorist attack on an Australian Veteran's Day ceremony, the second year in a row authorities say they have thwarted an attack linked to the national holiday.

Aus mom, TV crew freed on bail in Lebanon

2016-04-20 22:11

An Australian mother and TV crew caught up in a high-profile child custody battle and detained in Beirut, have been released on bail.

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WATCH: Poor kangaroo causes pile-up on Oz highway

Dash-cam footage shows the moment a car hits a Kangaroo on a highway in Australia. The crash causes a knock-on effect with drivers unable to slow down and ultimately many vehicles are damaged.

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Lebanon holds Aus mother, TV crew in kidnap case

2016-04-07 15:41

Lebanese authorities have detained an Australian woman for allegedly abducting her two children and a television crew accused of helping her.

Panama Papers revelations trigger tax evasion probes

2016-04-04 22:38

France, Spain and Australia have all opened legal probes following media revelations from a vast trove of leaked documents about offshore financial dealings known as the Panama Papers.

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WATCH: This truck crash could've been a lot worse

Watch the terrifying moment a driver of a heavy-duty truck appears to lose focus while driving on a busy highway. Watch what happens.

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MH370 analysis starts on debris: Australia

2016-03-23 16:58

Investigators probing the fate of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have begun analysis on debris found in Mozambique, Australian authorities say.

MH370 debris reaches Australia for analysis

2016-03-21 14:05

An official says two pieces of debris found in Mozambique have arrived in Australia for experts to determine if they came from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH37.

'Game on' says Mercedes as Ferrari looms

2016-03-21 10:21

"Game on!" declared a smiling world champion Lewis Hamilton after the Australian Grand Prix, as he finished second behind team mate Nico Rosberg.

 

Crocodile attacks sleeping camper

2016-04-25 20:07

A 19-year-old on a family camping holiday in northern Australia had a lucky escape when he fought off a crocodile which bit into his foot as he slept.

River set on fire to protest fracking

2016-04-24 16:02

An Australian politician has set fire to a river to draw attention to methane gas he says is seeping into the water due to fracking.

Coral bleaching hits record 93% of Great Barrier Reef

2016-04-20 10:10

Australia's Great Barrier Reef is suffering its worst coral bleaching in recorded history with 93 percent of the World Heritage site affected, scientists said Wednesday as they revealed the phenomenon is also hitting the other side of the country.

Rising heat, more bleaching seen for Great Barrier Reef

2016-04-14 22:59

Some corals in the Great Barrier Reef are known to be resilient when subjected to rises in temperature, but a study has warned that this protective mechanism could soon disappear.

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This dash-cam captured an insane near-miss with a tractor truck

A stranded Australian motorist probably saw her life flash before her eyes after a dash-cam captured a tractor trailer truck plow towards her. Watch what happens next...

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Great Barrier Reef suffers mass bleaching

2016-03-29 19:57

Almost all of the most pristine part of the Great Barrier Reef is suffering from severe bleaching, the 'worst mass bleaching event' on record, an aerial survey by scientists shows.

Mozambique debris 'almost certainly from MH370'

2016-03-24 07:03

Two pieces of debris found in Mozambique are "almost certainly from MH370", Australian and Malaysian authorities say, after technical analysis provided fresh clues to the fate of the missing Malaysia Airlines aircraft.

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World's most powerful SUV: How fast is Bentley's Bentayga?

The Bentley Bentayga is said to be the fastest SUV yet but just how fast is it? Watch the Bentayga undergo an acceleration and brake test in this cool clip.

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Calls for action over Great Barrier Reef bleaching

2016-03-21 12:20

Environmental groups have urged greater action on climate change after the Australian government declared the highest alert level over the Great Barrier Reef.

5 things we learned from the 2016 Australian GP

2016-03-21 09:38

Formula 1 is back and with a bang too. From Fernando Alonso in a dramatic crash, Superbrat Max' Verstappen is back, and the qualifying flop. Here are 5 things we learned from the Oz GP...

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