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From TheJournal.ie Australian wildfire victim will rebuild his family home after €617,000 lottery win Australian Wildfire Crisis

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Australian wildfires: new evacuation notices issued as area the size of Ireland now scorched by blazes Bushfires

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

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

From TheJournal.ie New South Wales declares state of emergency as Australia fire threat escalates Australia Fires

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Australia scrambles to reach thousands stranded by bushfires as death toll rises New South Wales

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires Australia's Burning

Firefighters in Australia share footage of truck being overrun by bushfires

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

From TheJournal.ie Lewis the koala dies from burn injuries after being rescued from Australian bushfire last week Bushfires

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Death toll from devastating Australia bushfires rises to four Bushfires

Death toll from devastating Australia bushfires rises to four

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

From TheJournal.ie Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes Blazes

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

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

From TheJournal.ie State of emergency declared in Sydney over threat of 'catastrophic' bushfires Australia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of koalas feared dead in out-of-control bushfire on Australia's east coast Wildfire

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Abortion decriminalised across Australia after New South Wales overturns 119-year-old law New South Wales

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish father-of-one dies in truck crash in Australia New South Wales

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish men charged with attempted murder in Australia following shooting of man (53) New South Wales

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish men arrested in Australia in connection with shooting of 53-year-old man New South Wales

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Two Irishmen charged with murder after man dies following attack in Sydney Australia

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

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

From The42 'Pushing for equality in all walks of life, starting on the waves' - World Surf League agrees to gender pay parity Surfing

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man admits he killed woman and toddler, before dumping child's body in suitcase Australia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie People 'urged not to approach' Irishman wanted by police in Australia Wanted

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Home and Away actress in critical condition after St Stephen's Day crash that killed her parents Jessica Falkholt

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish tourist missing in Australia found safe and well Found

Irish tourist missing in Australia found safe and well

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

From TheJournal.ie Australian police issue appeal for missing Irish tourist Craig Lambe Missing

Australian police issue appeal for missing Irish tourist Craig Lambe

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

From TheJournal.ie British doctor escapes Australian shark attack by 'punching it in the face' Close Call

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Police stop 12-year-old boy who was trying to drive across Australia Wallaby Damned

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of mother and young children pulled from river as Australia is devastated by floods Cyclone Debbie

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

At least five people are now confirmed dead.

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman charged with murder of Irish man who was stabbed to death in Sydney Australia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Australian man miraculously escapes after holding his head barely above water... for five hours Survivor

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Australian prime minister links 'IS-inspired' stabbing to 9/11 anniversary Sydney

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

A 22-year-old man has been arrested.

From The42 Watch: This agonising, fingertip knock-on proved decisive in epic State of Origin Test Game Of Inches This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Australia is putting traffic lights on the ground for pedestrians glued to their phones Road Safety

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irishman stabbed to death while having dinner in Sydney restaurant Keith Collins

Irishman stabbed to death while having dinner in Sydney restaurant

A man has been charged with his murder.

From TheJournal.ie Young girl dies after snake bite in Australia New South Wales

Young girl dies after snake bite in Australia

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

From The42 'There will always be part of me that wants to go back to Ireland and give something back' Interview

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Police rushed to a 'domestic dispute' - but just found a man screaming at a spider Australia

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Meet the newest recruit to a police bomb squad in Australia Take A Break

Meet the newest recruit to a police bomb squad in Australia

Boxer is joining New South Wales police.

From TheJournal.ie Child's skeleton found in suitcase was daughter of murdered woman found 1,100 km away Australia

Child's skeleton found in suitcase was daughter of murdered woman found 1,100 km away

The baby girl’s mother’s remains were found five years ago on the far side of the country.

From TheJournal.ie Four people arrested after police employee is shot dead by teenage boy Sydney

Four people arrested after police employee is shot dead by teenage boy

Authorities are treating the murder as an act of terrorism.

From TheJournal.ie Government in Australia considers compulsory chemical castration for child sex abusers Prevention This post contains a poll

Government in Australia considers compulsory chemical castration for child sex abusers

The New South Wales justice minister pointed to the number of paedophiles likely to re-offend soon after their release.

From TheJournal.ie Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents Gayby Baby

Contoversy in Australia over new film about kids with gay parents

“During school hours we expect them to be doing maths and English and curriculum matters.”

From The42 As usual, there was plenty of dirty hits in yesterday's State of Origin game Schemozzle This post contains videos

As usual, there was plenty of dirty hits in yesterday's State of Origin game

New South Wales lost their tempers badly.

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