Category: Australia & NZ

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staffJune 18, 2018

Fatal Dreamworld ride had other incidents

A ride that malfunctioned at Australia’s Dreamworld theme park, killing four people, had experienced “a number” of previous incidents, a ...

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staffJune 15, 2018

Comedian’s killing prompts anger in Australia

The alleged rape and murder of a young comedian as she walked home at night in Australia has prompted an ...

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staffJune 14, 2018

Australian soldiers condemned over Nazi flag

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has condemned a photo showing an Australian army vehicle flying a swastika flag in Afghanistan. ...

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staffJune 7, 2018

Australian chain halts Tunick nude shoot

Photographer Spencer Tunick has started a petition against a decision by an Australian supermarket chain to halt plans for his ...

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staffJune 1, 2018

ANZ, Deutsche Bank and Citigroup face ‘criminal cartel’ charges

Financial institutions ANZ, Deutsche Bank and Citigroup will be prosecuted on criminal cartel charges, Australia’s consumer watchdog says. The allegations ...

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staffMay 18, 2018

Tourist accidentally plunges to death in Western Australia

A young tourist has fallen at least 40 meters onto rocks after falling from a popular attraction trying to take ...

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staffMay 11, 2018

Seven people found dead in Western Australia

Seven people have been found dead at a rural property near Margaret River in Western Australia (WA), police say. The ...

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staffMay 7, 2018

Paedophile-hunting policeman wins payout 46 years on

Former Australian detective Denis Ryan was driven out of the police force in 1972 when he tried to bring a ...

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staffMarch 24, 2018

First non-stop flight en route from Australia to the UK

The first non-stop flight between Australia and the UK has left Perth and is due to land in London on ...

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staffMarch 18, 2018

Suu Kyi spoke at length about Myanmar troubles

SYDNEY – Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi spoke at length about her country’s troubled western state of Rakhine at ...