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Google threatens to pull search engine in Australia amid row over paying media outlets
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Google threatens to pull search engine in Australia amid row over paying media outlets

Fri 8:37 AM 22,314 Views 54 Comments

The law aims to make Google and Facebook pay Australian media companies fairly for using news content they siphon from news sites.

Australia propose idea of holding a mini World Cup in 2021
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Australia propose idea of holding a mini World Cup in 2021

Jan 15th 2021, 9:33 PM 37,035 Views 40 Comments

The aim would be to provide an injection of cash to unions across the world.

Australia plans to kill pigeon that crossed Pacific from the US
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Australia plans to kill pigeon that crossed Pacific from the US

Jan 14th 2021, 8:55 AM 115,678 Views 83 Comments

The pigeon arrived at the garden of Kevin Celli-Bird, who says he has no interest in birds “apart from my last name”.

F1 season to start in Bahrain with Chinese, Australian events postponed
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F1 season to start in Bahrain with Chinese, Australian events postponed

Jan 12th 2021, 9:00 AM 1,880 Views 1 Comment

The normal curtain-raiser in Melbourne is now scheduled for November.

More virulent Covid-19 strain in Brisbane puts Australia on 'high alert'
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More virulent Covid-19 strain in Brisbane puts Australia on 'high alert'

Jan 9th 2021, 8:22 AM 32,662 Views 17 Comments

The stay-at-home order for Brisbane was triggered after the UK strain spread from a returned traveller to a cleaner.

Spectators banned from Sydney’s New Year’s fireworks
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Spectators banned from Sydney’s New Year’s fireworks

Dec 28th 2020, 1:36 PM 17,850 Views 9 Comments

The move came as South Korea recorded its first cases of the Covid variant first identified in the UK.

Ciara Glennon's killer told he will likely die in prison as sentence handed down in Perth court
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Ciara Glennon's killer told he will likely die in prison as sentence handed down in Perth court

Dec 23rd 2020, 9:52 AM 43,603 Views 12 Comments

Bradley Edwards was sentenced at the Australian Supreme Court today.

Boris Johnson wants UK to prepare for 'the Australia option', ex-Aussie PM says 'careful what you wish for'
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# Man Down Under

Boris Johnson wants UK to prepare for 'the Australia option', ex-Aussie PM says 'careful what you wish for'

Dec 11th 2020, 11:22 AM 35,358 Views 46 Comments

Malcolm Turnbull said that Australia faces “very large barriers” to trading with the EU.

Australian surfer survives attack from great white shark
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Australian surfer survives attack from great white shark

Dec 7th 2020, 9:47 AM 25,779 Views 20 Comments

The 29-year-old said he had been enjoying a “normal days surfing”.

Covid-19: Australian researchers begin training sniffer dogs to detect virus in infected patients
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Covid-19: Australian researchers begin training sniffer dogs to detect virus in infected patients

Dec 6th 2020, 3:26 PM 12,588 Views 13 Comments

14 dogs are being trained as part of a feasibility study.

Hodge misses late penalty as draw between Argentina and Australia sees All Blacks win Tri Nations
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Hodge misses late penalty as draw between Argentina and Australia sees All Blacks win Tri Nations

Dec 5th 2020, 11:10 AM 9,352 Views 7 Comments

The Wallabies needed to earn a bonus point and win by 101 points to overhaul New Zealand in the final game.

Australian firefighters struggling to control massive bush fire on heritage-listed island
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Australian firefighters struggling to control massive bush fire on heritage-listed island

Nov 30th 2020, 7:36 AM 17,442 Views 8 Comments

The fire on the world’s largest sand island, off Australia’s east coast, has been raging for more than six weeks.

Sydney records hottest November night ever as city bakes in 40 degree temperatures
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Sydney records hottest November night ever as city bakes in 40 degree temperatures

Nov 29th 2020, 11:31 AM 50,030 Views 31 Comments

The overnight temperature did not drop below 25.3 degrees Celsius on Saturday.

Argentina rally from nine points down in the second half to earn draw against Australia
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# Even Stevens

Argentina rally from nine points down in the second half to earn draw against Australia

Nov 21st 2020, 11:04 AM 8,051 Views 4 Comments

Nicolas Sanchez helped the Pumas battle back to a 15-15 draw in the Tri Nations.

South Australia to end circuit-breaker lockdown early after pizza parlour blunder
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South Australia to end circuit-breaker lockdown early after pizza parlour blunder

Nov 20th 2020, 9:07 AM 71,745 Views 31 Comments

A tough lockdown for the state’s almost two million people will now end late tomorrow.

Australian elite troops 'unlawfully killed' 39 in Afghanistan, report alleges
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Australian elite troops 'unlawfully killed' 39 in Afghanistan, report alleges

Nov 19th 2020, 7:30 AM 24,744 Views 37 Comments

The findings recommended 19 soldiers be investigated by police for possible charges, including murder.

South Australia announces six-day 'circuit-breaker' lockdown after sudden outbreak
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South Australia announces six-day 'circuit-breaker' lockdown after sudden outbreak

Nov 18th 2020, 7:20 AM 35,053 Views 24 Comments

Schools, shops, pubs, factories and even takeaway restaurants have been told to close.

Australia and New Zealand sides to face off in new trans-Tasman Super Rugby tournament
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# Down Under

Australia and New Zealand sides to face off in new trans-Tasman Super Rugby tournament

Nov 13th 2020, 11:12 AM 5,305 Views 2 Comments

The event will be run off over six weeks from 14 May, kicking off after each country completes a domestic tournament.

Australian parliament to probe media ownership on back of anti-Murdoch petition
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Australian parliament to probe media ownership on back of anti-Murdoch petition

Nov 11th 2020, 9:08 AM 16,631 Views 16 Comments

The Australian arm of the New York-headquartered company is the country’s largest media organisation.

'The minute he was back he wanted to play' - From Australia to Cork's goalscoring hero against Kerry
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# Mark Keane

'The minute he was back he wanted to play' - From Australia to Cork's goalscoring hero against Kerry

Nov 8th 2020, 8:02 PM 51,526 Views 24 Comments

Cork boss Ronan McCarthy on the role of goalscoring hero Mark Keane.

'I didn't want to see the light of day' - Tennis star Kyrgios opens up on depression battle
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'I didn't want to see the light of day' - Tennis star Kyrgios opens up on depression battle

Nov 8th 2020, 9:10 AM 5,149 Views 5 Comments

The Australian says he found it tough spending so long away from his home and family.

Australia bounce back from record defeat to stun All Blacks
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Australia bounce back from record defeat to stun All Blacks

Nov 7th 2020, 11:24 AM 19,750 Views 9 Comments

The Wallabies were smashed 43-5 in Sydney last weekend.

All change for New Zealand and Australia in Bledisloe Cup dead rubber
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# Mix It Up

All change for New Zealand and Australia in Bledisloe Cup dead rubber

Nov 5th 2020, 10:40 AM 8,524 Views 2 Comments

The sides face off in the Brisbane Tri-Nations battle on Saturday.

Australia records zero Covid-19 cases for the first time since June
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Australia records zero Covid-19 cases for the first time since June

Nov 1st 2020, 12:59 PM 32,199 Views 55 Comments

Locals are calling it a “donut day”.

How a four-month lockdown in Melbourne crushed a Covid-19 surge
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How a four-month lockdown in Melbourne crushed a Covid-19 surge

Oct 27th 2020, 1:32 PM 34,281 Views 64 Comments

Strict Covid-19 restrictions have just been lifted in Melbourne.

Virus-beating Melbourne readies for reopening party after two days with no new cases
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Virus-beating Melbourne readies for reopening party after two days with no new cases

Oct 27th 2020, 7:58 AM 31,943 Views 29 Comments

Melbourne and the surrounding state of Victoria has been the epicentre of Australia’s second wave.

Melbourne eases lockdown as virus cases decline
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Melbourne eases lockdown as virus cases decline

Oct 18th 2020, 11:50 AM 29,893 Views 28 Comments

The Australian state of Victoria reported only two new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday and no deaths.

Clarke shines as New Zealand overpower Australia at packed Eden Park
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# Bledisloe Cup

Clarke shines as New Zealand overpower Australia at packed Eden Park

Oct 18th 2020, 8:36 AM 18,388 Views 5 Comments

The All Blacks scored four tries to bounce back after last week’s Bledisloe draw.

Rugby Australia boss takes swipe at New Zealand following Sunday's 'wondrously ironic' draw
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# Rivalry

Rugby Australia boss takes swipe at New Zealand following Sunday's 'wondrously ironic' draw

Oct 13th 2020, 11:21 AM 15,616 Views 8 Comments

‘All year we’ve been told that we can’t compete…’

Play continues 10 minutes after hooter as All Blacks and Australia play out draw in Bledisloe Cup opener
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# Round 1

Play continues 10 minutes after hooter as All Blacks and Australia play out draw in Bledisloe Cup opener

Oct 11th 2020, 9:14 AM 20,276 Views 6 Comments

It finished 16-16 between the sides at the end of an awesome contest.

Babies being born without wisdom teeth due to rapid evolution, scientists say
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Babies being born without wisdom teeth due to rapid evolution, scientists say

Oct 9th 2020, 12:37 PM 89,234 Views 51 Comments

A study has found that humans are evolving at a faster rate than at any point in the past 250 years.

Christmas row defused as All Blacks' clash with Wallabies is rescheduled
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Christmas row defused as All Blacks' clash with Wallabies is rescheduled

Oct 8th 2020, 8:59 PM 9,000 Views 3 Comments

New Zealand Rugby was up in arms when the initial schedule of the four-nation tournament was released.

New Zealand-Australia relations at 'lowest ebb' as Kiwis go it alone for Super Rugby 2021
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# Aotearoa

New Zealand-Australia relations at 'lowest ebb' as Kiwis go it alone for Super Rugby 2021

Oct 1st 2020, 9:34 AM 10,792 Views 2 Comments

There could still be some cross-Tasman element to the schedule next year.

Lone whale rescued from among hundreds of carcasses in Australia's worst mass beaching
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Lone whale rescued from among hundreds of carcasses in Australia's worst mass beaching

Sep 27th 2020, 11:37 AM 21,348 Views 5 Comments

The country’s largest-ever mass stranding saw around 470 pilot whales become stuck in Tasmania.

Overnight curfew in Melbourne to be lifted after almost two months as Covid-19 cases drop
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Overnight curfew in Melbourne to be lifted after almost two months as Covid-19 cases drop

Sep 27th 2020, 8:54 AM 30,185 Views 15 Comments

People will still be confined to within five kilometres of their homes, however.

Family remembers 'courage' of Irishwoman Ciara Glennon, after her murderer's guilty verdict
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Family remembers 'courage' of Irishwoman Ciara Glennon, after her murderer's guilty verdict

Updated Sep 25th 2020, 11:15 AM 57,650 Views 0 Comments

Ciara Glennon’s father Denis gave an emotional statement after Bradley Edwards was found guilty of murder.

NZR fuming as TRC schedule would see All Blacks miss Christmas with their families
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NZR fuming as TRC schedule would see All Blacks miss Christmas with their families

Sep 24th 2020, 9:21 AM 9,540 Views 5 Comments

The fixtures for the 2020 Championship were revealed but the Kiwis expressed their frustration.

70 whales rescued from Australia's worst mass beaching as 380 carcasses to be removed
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70 whales rescued from Australia's worst mass beaching as 380 carcasses to be removed

Sep 24th 2020, 9:05 AM 26,621 Views 39 Comments

Another 20 whales could potentially still be saved today and vets are considering euthanising another four.

200 more whales found on Australian coast with death toll from mass stranding expected to rise
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200 more whales found on Australian coast with death toll from mass stranding expected to rise

Sep 23rd 2020, 7:00 AM 17,946 Views 12 Comments

It the largest mass stranding ever recorded in the island state of Tasmania.

Race to save 200 whales in Australian harbour after 90 die when they got stuck
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Race to save 200 whales in Australian harbour after 90 die when they got stuck

Sep 22nd 2020, 7:19 AM 25,691 Views 3 Comments

Two large pods of long-finned pilot whales became stuck on sandbars in Macquarie Harbour.

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