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Albanese sworn in as prime minister in Australia ahead of Tokyo summit
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Albanese sworn in as prime minister in Australia ahead of Tokyo summit

Mon 7:18 AM 7,521 Views 6 Comments

Votes are still being counted to determine whether Anthony Albanese will control a majority in Parliament.

Australia's voters end decade of conservative rule
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Australia's voters end decade of conservative rule

Updated Sat 1:15 PM 34,703 Views 45 Comments

The balance of power could rest with a string of climate-focused independent candidates.

Australia set to go to the polls in expected close election
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Australia set to go to the polls in expected close election

Fri 9:57 AM 5,525 Views 1 Comment

Scott Morrison’s conservative government is seeking a rare fourth term in office.

Fixture details confirmed for Ireland's November internationals
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Fixture details confirmed for Ireland's November internationals

May 12th 2022, 12:09 PM 18,740 Views 14 Comments

World champions South Africa are among Ireland’s opponents.

Torrential rains hit Australia as conspiracy theorists blame aviation company for floods
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Torrential rains hit Australia as conspiracy theorists blame aviation company for floods

Apr 8th 2022, 8:34 AM 30,832 Views 30 Comments

Handel Aviation operator Mark Handel told AFP that the company does not seed clouds.

China holds espionage trial of Chinese-Australian journalist
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China holds espionage trial of Chinese-Australian journalist

Mar 31st 2022, 2:09 PM 5,069 Views 0 Comments

Australian Ambassador Graham Fletcher was told he could not be present on the grounds that the trial involved state secrets.

Australia authorities declare 'mass bleaching' at Great Barrier Reef
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Australia authorities declare 'mass bleaching' at Great Barrier Reef

Mar 25th 2022, 7:04 AM 15,362 Views 0 Comments

Aerial surveys showed coral bleaching at multiple reefs across a large area of the system.

Australia's Great Barrier Reef suffers 'widespread' bleaching event
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Australia's Great Barrier Reef suffers 'widespread' bleaching event

Mar 18th 2022, 8:04 AM 26,011 Views 6 Comments

Bleaching occurs when healthy corals become stressed by spikes in ocean temperatures.

Netherlands and Australia launch case against Russia over downing of MH17 plane
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Netherlands and Australia launch case against Russia over downing of MH17 plane

Mar 14th 2022, 2:31 PM 34,018 Views 0 Comments

Russia denies involvement in the missile strike that brought down the passenger jet.

Cheika named as new Argentina coach ahead of World Cup
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Cheika named as new Argentina coach ahead of World Cup

Mar 11th 2022, 9:03 PM 6,375 Views 9 Comments

The 55-year-old former Wallabies coach succeeds Mario Ledesma who quit last month.

Australia to declare deadly east coast floods a national emergency
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Australia to declare deadly east coast floods a national emergency

Mar 9th 2022, 8:05 AM 15,329 Views 1 Comment

Prime Minister Scott Morrison made the announcement during a visit to flood-devastated Lismore.

Death toll from week-long Australia floods rises to 20 as thousands evacuate Sydney
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Death toll from week-long Australia floods rises to 20 as thousands evacuate Sydney

Mar 8th 2022, 7:13 AM 17,029 Views 7 Comments

The national weather bureau warned of “a tough 48 hours ahead” for Sydney.

Thai police post-mortem shows Shane Warne died of natural causes
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Thai police post-mortem shows Shane Warne died of natural causes

Mar 7th 2022, 1:32 PM 27,166 Views 0 Comments

Preliminary evaluations from Thai authorities suggested the cricketer died from a heart attack.

Neighbours axed after 37 years as Australian soap fails to find new broadcaster
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Neighbours axed after 37 years as Australian soap fails to find new broadcaster

Mar 3rd 2022, 8:36 AM 27,170 Views 27 Comments

The show’s future had been in doubt after UK channel Channel 5 last month confirmed it would stop airing it.

Sydney prepares for more torrential rain after flooding kills 14 people
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Sydney prepares for more torrential rain after flooding kills 14 people

Mar 2nd 2022, 7:30 AM 19,633 Views 7 Comments

As much as eight inches of rain is forecast for Australia’s largest city.

Australian prime minister isolating after testing positive for Covid-19
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Australian prime minister isolating after testing positive for Covid-19

Mar 1st 2022, 10:34 PM 15,725 Views 15 Comments

Scott Morrison said he will work from home as Australia’s east coast battles huge floods.

Legal requirement to self-isolate to end in England from Thursday, Johnson announces
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Legal requirement to self-isolate to end in England from Thursday, Johnson announces

Updated Feb 21st 2022, 5:10 PM 37,437 Views 30 Comments

The legal duty to self-isolate following a positive coronavirus test will fall away in the UK by the end of the week.

'Fortress Australia' re-opens after two-year Covid closure
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'Fortress Australia' re-opens after two-year Covid closure

Feb 20th 2022, 1:30 PM 23,364 Views 17 Comments

“The wait is over,” Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said during a press conference today.

Hunt on for great white shark that killed Sydney swimmer
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Hunt on for great white shark that killed Sydney swimmer

Feb 17th 2022, 10:10 AM 44,152 Views 42 Comments

The attack has rocked beach communities in Sydney’s east, where being in the water is a part of everyday life.

Swimmer dies in Sydney's first fatal shark attack in 60 years
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Swimmer dies in Sydney's first fatal shark attack in 60 years

Feb 16th 2022, 10:16 AM 42,213 Views 2 Comments

It is the Australian city’s first fatal shark attack since 1963.

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Koalas declared endangered in eastern Australia amid disease and habitat loss

Feb 11th 2022, 12:34 PM 6,708 Views 12 Comments

Koala populations in New South Wales have fallen by 33%-61% since 2001.

Australia PM apologises for decades of abuse, bullying in parliament
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Australia PM apologises for decades of abuse, bullying in parliament

Feb 8th 2022, 10:00 AM 22,968 Views 0 Comments

The apology comes after staffer Brittany Higgins said she was raped by a colleague in 2019.

RTÉ 'in talks' with programme makers as Neighbours faces the axe after 37 years
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RTÉ 'in talks' with programme makers as Neighbours faces the axe after 37 years

Updated Feb 7th 2022, 2:24 PM 68,805 Views 34 Comments

The show needs British broadcast backing after it was dropped by Channel 5.

Australia will reopen borders to tourists on February 21
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Australia will reopen borders to tourists on February 21

Feb 7th 2022, 8:57 AM 11,826 Views 13 Comments

Australia’s ports and airports shut to tourists in March 2020.

Raging bushfires threaten Perth suburbs with temperatures set to climb higher
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Raging bushfires threaten Perth suburbs with temperatures set to climb higher

Feb 2nd 2022, 8:28 AM 12,548 Views 12 Comments

Emergency services have told residents they are “in danger and need to act immediately to survive. There is a threat to lives and homes”.

44% increase in the number of Irish doctors emigrating to Australia since 2018
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44% increase in the number of Irish doctors emigrating to Australia since 2018

Jan 31st 2022, 12:05 AM 37,249 Views 62 Comments
  • Young doctors are leaving Ireland for Australia for a better work-life balance, better training opportunities, and a better working environment.
  • There were 391 visa applications granted to Irish doctors last year - an increase of 59 visas, despite pandemic travel restrictions in place.
  • Australia's retention policies for healthcare workers has been praised as something Ireland can learn from.
Man pleads guilty to abducting four-year-old Cleo Smith
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Man pleads guilty to abducting four-year-old Cleo Smith

Jan 24th 2022, 7:32 AM 31,247 Views 0 Comments

Terence Darrell Kelly was remanded in custody until his next court appearance in March.

Novak Djokovic lands in Serbia after deportation from Australia
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Novak Djokovic lands in Serbia after deportation from Australia

Jan 17th 2022, 2:44 PM 39,399 Views 49 Comments

His arrival came as France’s sports ministry said a new law requiring vaccination to enter sports venues would have no exceptions.

'Disappointed' Djokovic deported from Australia after losing last-ditch court appeal
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'Disappointed' Djokovic deported from Australia after losing last-ditch court appeal

Updated Jan 16th 2022, 12:28 PM 112,945 Views 195 Comments

He now faces a three-year ban from entering the country.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption
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Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

Jan 16th 2022, 8:49 AM 17,937 Views 2 Comments

It sent tsunami waves crashing across the shore in Tonga and people rushing to higher ground.

Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption
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Tongans flee tsunami following powerful volcanic eruption

Jan 15th 2022, 12:00 PM 28,881 Views 24 Comments

There were no immediate reports of injuries or the extent of the damage.

Djokovic returned to detention in Australia after having visa cancelled for second time
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Djokovic returned to detention in Australia after having visa cancelled for second time

Jan 15th 2022, 10:10 AM 29,103 Views 53 Comments

An court appeal is scheduled for tomorrow, just a day before the tennis player is scheduled to play his first match of the Australian Open.

Djokovic doctor slams Australia for trying to deport 'super healthy' star
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Djokovic doctor slams Australia for trying to deport 'super healthy' star

Jan 14th 2022, 5:12 PM 5,604 Views 23 Comments

Igor Cetojevic, a Bosnian-born Serb who lives in Cyprus, criticised the decision.

Novak Djokovic trains for Australian Open as threat of visa cancellation still looms
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Novak Djokovic trains for Australian Open as threat of visa cancellation still looms

Jan 11th 2022, 8:10 AM 21,756 Views 96 Comments

Television cameras filmed him from helicopters as he trained.

Djokovic says he wants to play Australian Open after visa cancellation overturned
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Djokovic says he wants to play Australian Open after visa cancellation overturned

Updated Jan 10th 2022, 3:14 PM 96,248 Views 177 Comments

A government lawyer warned Australia may yet use ministerial powers to order the tennis player’s removal from the country.

England survive tense fourth Test to end Australia's hopes of Ashes whitewash
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England survive tense fourth Test to end Australia's hopes of Ashes whitewash

Jan 9th 2022, 10:13 AM 2,928 Views 1 Comment

The tourists stopped the rot as James Anderson fended off the last six balls of the match to secure a draw.

Djokovic lawyers say positive Covid-19 test cleared way for vaccine exemption
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Djokovic lawyers say positive Covid-19 test cleared way for vaccine exemption

Jan 8th 2022, 5:54 PM 43,163 Views 60 Comments

Djokovic has won a legal reprieve from deportation, but it’s unclear whether he will be able to play in the January 17-30 Australian Open.

England face survival bid after Usman Khawaja’s second century sets chase of 388
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England face survival bid after Usman Khawaja’s second century sets chase of 388

Jan 8th 2022, 10:05 AM 1,951 Views 0 Comments

Australia are in pursuit of an Ashes whitewash in Sydney.

Jonny Bairstow celebrates toughest century of his career on day three in Sydney
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Jonny Bairstow celebrates toughest century of his career on day three in Sydney

Jan 7th 2022, 11:42 AM 2,169 Views 1 Comment

Bairstow posted the tourists’ first hundred of the series on day three in Sydney.

Irishman dies while trying to save his son who slipped into rapids in Australia
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Irishman dies while trying to save his son who slipped into rapids in Australia

Jan 7th 2022, 10:07 AM 62,412 Views 10 Comments

The 49-year-old father-of-three Cassan Cowman jumped in after his son on 2nd January.

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