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Dozens of towns isolated and thousands evacuated after flooding in Australian state
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Dozens of towns isolated and thousands evacuated after flooding in Australian state

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 14,904 Views 5 Comments

Emergency services in New South Wales fear up to 54,000 people could be displaced with rain forecast to continue until Wednesday.

More evacuation orders issued in Australia amid worst flooding in decades
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More evacuation orders issued in Australia amid worst flooding in decades

Mar 21st 2021, 7:21 AM 47,726 Views 16 Comments

Hundreds of people have been rescued from rising waters, authorities said.

Farmers battle to save crops after 'plague' of mice invade Australia's rural east
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Farmers battle to save crops after 'plague' of mice invade Australia's rural east

Mar 19th 2021, 10:18 PM 38,477 Views 30 Comments

Farmers fear this year’s harvest is at risk and have asked the government for emergency permission to lay down pesticides.

Very low risk of students and teachers transmitting Covid-19 at school, Australian study suggests
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Very low risk of students and teachers transmitting Covid-19 at school, Australian study suggests

Aug 4th 2020, 6:30 AM 35,811 Views 36 Comments

When epidemic control measures are in place, the risk of transmission between children is minimal, Sydney researchers found.

Australia to close border between Victoria and New South Wales after virus spike
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Australia to close border between Victoria and New South Wales after virus spike

Jul 6th 2020, 7:45 AM 25,035 Views 9 Comments

Victoria – home to more than 6.6 million people – announced a record 127 new cases today.

Australian wildfire victim will rebuild his family home after €617,000 lottery win
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Australian wildfire victim will rebuild his family home after €617,000 lottery win

Jan 9th 2020, 1:32 PM 20,148 Views 10 Comments

The Queensland man, who wishes to remain anonymous, used his wife’s “special numbers” on the ticket.

Australian wildfires: new evacuation notices issued as area the size of Ireland now scorched by blazes
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Australian wildfires: new evacuation notices issued as area the size of Ireland now scorched by blazes

Jan 9th 2020, 7:36 AM 16,093 Views 14 Comments

Searing temperatures are expected to return to the southeast of the country tomorrow.

New South Wales declares state of emergency as Australia fire threat escalates
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# Australia Fires

New South Wales declares state of emergency as Australia fire threat escalates

Updated Jan 2nd 2020, 11:10 AM 37,120 Views 24 Comments

High temperatures and strong winds are expected to return this weekend, making conditions worse.

Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises
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Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises

Jan 1st 2020, 10:16 AM 26,550 Views 34 Comments

Blazes have killed at least 17 people and destroyed more than 1,000 homes.

Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires
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Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires

Dec 31st 2019, 11:59 AM 42,342 Views 26 Comments

The death toll from more than three months of wildfires in multiple states now stands at 12.

Lewis the koala dies from burn injuries after being rescued from Australian bushfire last week
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Lewis the koala dies from burn injuries after being rescued from Australian bushfire last week

Nov 26th 2019, 7:56 AM 16,742 Views 14 Comments

Last week, a video went viral of a woman who walked into a bushfire to save the koala.

Death toll from devastating Australia bushfires rises to four
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Death toll from devastating Australia bushfires rises to four

Nov 14th 2019, 7:34 AM 7,043 Views 0 Comments

A man’s body was discovered in a scorched area of bushland near the New South Wales town of Kempsey.

Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes
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# Blazes

Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes

Nov 12th 2019, 7:26 AM 26,866 Views 27 Comments

Eleven bushfires along the country’s east coast have been declared as emergencies.

State of emergency declared in Sydney over threat of 'catastrophic' bushfires
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State of emergency declared in Sydney over threat of 'catastrophic' bushfires

Nov 11th 2019, 9:29 AM 18,533 Views 7 Comments

It is the first time the city has been placed at the top level of fire warning.

Hundreds of koalas feared dead in out-of-control bushfire on Australia's east coast
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Hundreds of koalas feared dead in out-of-control bushfire on Australia's east coast

Oct 30th 2019, 8:54 AM 9,667 Views 6 Comments

The bushfire believed to have been sparked by a lightning strike on Saturday north of Sydney.

Abortion decriminalised across Australia after New South Wales overturns 119-year-old law
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Abortion decriminalised across Australia after New South Wales overturns 119-year-old law

Sep 26th 2019, 7:40 AM 11,739 Views 36 Comments

The passage of the bill was cheered by pro-choice advocates.

Irish father-of-one dies in truck crash in Australia
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Irish father-of-one dies in truck crash in Australia

Updated Jul 26th 2019, 5:41 PM 74,130 Views 8 Comments

Seamus Walsh had been living in Australia for several years with his young family.

Two Irish men charged with attempted murder in Australia following shooting of man (53)
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Two Irish men charged with attempted murder in Australia following shooting of man (53)

Mar 1st 2019, 9:53 AM 18,406 Views 0 Comments

Mark Dixon (30) and Jack Harvey (26) were arrested on Wednesday

Two Irish men arrested in Australia in connection with shooting of 53-year-old man
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Two Irish men arrested in Australia in connection with shooting of 53-year-old man

Updated Feb 27th 2019, 6:00 AM 28,002 Views 0 Comments

Police said the pair were currently assisting police with their enquiries.

Two Irishmen charged with murder after man dies following attack in Sydney
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Two Irishmen charged with murder after man dies following attack in Sydney

Jan 8th 2019, 7:11 AM 30,910 Views 0 Comments

A 66-year-old man died yesterday following injuries sustained in an attack in late December.

'Pushing for equality in all walks of life, starting on the waves' - World Surf League agrees to gender pay parity
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'Pushing for equality in all walks of life, starting on the waves' - World Surf League agrees to gender pay parity

Sep 6th 2018, 12:39 PM 2,213 Views 4 Comments

The move comes after criticism earlier this year of a disparity between male and female surfers.

Man admits he killed woman and toddler, before dumping child's body in suitcase
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Man admits he killed woman and toddler, before dumping child's body in suitcase

Jul 31st 2018, 8:44 AM 62,205 Views 42 Comments

Police had been unable to identify Karlie Jade Pearce-Stevenson’s body until 2015, when her two-year-old daughter’s remains were found.

People 'urged not to approach' Irishman wanted by police in Australia
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People 'urged not to approach' Irishman wanted by police in Australia

Jan 12th 2018, 2:37 PM 64,296 Views 30 Comments

Daniel Twohig is wanted in relation to an outstanding conviction warrant for numerous offences.

Home and Away actress in critical condition after St Stephen's Day crash that killed her parents
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Home and Away actress in critical condition after St Stephen's Day crash that killed her parents

Dec 28th 2017, 11:49 AM 40,178 Views 2 Comments

Jessica Falkholt and her younger sister are both in a critical condition.

Irish tourist missing in Australia found safe and well
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Irish tourist missing in Australia found safe and well

Dec 13th 2017, 2:35 PM 31,292 Views 29 Comments

Craig Lambe (25) had been missing from Kingsford in New South Wales since 12.30pm yesterday.

Australian police issue appeal for missing Irish tourist Craig Lambe
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Australian police issue appeal for missing Irish tourist Craig Lambe

Dec 12th 2017, 3:14 PM 26,375 Views 6 Comments

Craig Lambe (25) was last seen leaving a home in Kingsford in New South Wales yesterday.

British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face'
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British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face'

Nov 14th 2017, 8:11 AM 20,656 Views 23 Comments

25-year-old Charlie Fry was surfing in New South Wales when the attack happened.

Police stop 12-year-old boy who was trying to drive across Australia
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# Wallaby Damned

Police stop 12-year-old boy who was trying to drive across Australia

Apr 23rd 2017, 1:20 PM 20,588 Views 7 Comments

The child got about 14 hours into a 4,000km journey.

Bodies of mother and young children pulled from river as Australia is devastated by floods
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Bodies of mother and young children pulled from river as Australia is devastated by floods

Apr 4th 2017, 9:36 AM 17,922 Views 2 Comments

At least five people are now confirmed dead.

Irish woman charged with murder of Irish man who was stabbed to death in Sydney
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Irish woman charged with murder of Irish man who was stabbed to death in Sydney

Feb 18th 2017, 7:34 AM 119,839 Views 4 Comments

The man was critically injured by a stab wound to his neck.

Australian man miraculously escapes after holding his head barely above water... for five hours
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Australian man miraculously escapes after holding his head barely above water... for five hours

Feb 9th 2017, 5:52 PM 46,117 Views 34 Comments

45-year-old Daniel Miller escaped with his life after the excavator he was driving pinned him almost beneath the surface of a waterlogged dam for five hours.

Australian prime minister links 'IS-inspired' stabbing to 9/11 anniversary
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Australian prime minister links 'IS-inspired' stabbing to 9/11 anniversary

Sep 11th 2016, 11:50 AM 8,231 Views 43 Comments

A 22-year-old man has been arrested.

Watch: This agonising, fingertip knock-on proved decisive in epic State of Origin Test
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# Game Of Inches

Watch: This agonising, fingertip knock-on proved decisive in epic State of Origin Test

Jun 22nd 2016, 4:00 PM 4,425 Views 0 Comments

Queensland made it 10 series wins from the last 11 but New South Wales had them rattled in the latter stages.

Australia is putting traffic lights on the ground for pedestrians glued to their phones
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Australia is putting traffic lights on the ground for pedestrians glued to their phones

Jun 4th 2016, 5:00 PM 18,707 Views 29 Comments

The initiative is to be trialled in an attempt to drive down the road death toll.

Irishman stabbed to death while having dinner in Sydney restaurant
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Irishman stabbed to death while having dinner in Sydney restaurant

Mar 31st 2016, 9:47 AM 61,981 Views 0 Comments

A man has been charged with his murder.

Young girl dies after snake bite in Australia
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Young girl dies after snake bite in Australia

Feb 15th 2016, 7:48 AM 21,307 Views 20 Comments

The child was bitten by a brown snake in New South Wales.

'There will always be part of me that wants to go back to Ireland and give something back'
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'There will always be part of me that wants to go back to Ireland and give something back'

Dec 28th 2015, 8:20 PM 34,520 Views 6 Comments

Leaving one home for another – Trent Johnston on life after Ireland.

Police rushed to a 'domestic dispute' - but just found a man screaming at a spider
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Police rushed to a 'domestic dispute' - but just found a man screaming at a spider

Nov 27th 2015, 9:06 AM 14,746 Views 27 Comments

New South Wales Police posted a transcript of their conversation with the man online.

Police rushed to a 'domestic dispute', but just found a man screaming at a spider
# Along Came A Spider
# Along Came A Spider

Police rushed to a 'domestic dispute', but just found a man screaming at a spider

Nov 26th 2015, 9:47 PM 3,878 Views 2 Comments

Same, TBH.

Meet the newest recruit to a police bomb squad in Australia
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Meet the newest recruit to a police bomb squad in Australia

Oct 27th 2015, 11:00 AM 16,105 Views 14 Comments

Boxer is joining New South Wales police.

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