Category: Australia & NZ

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Aboriginal man fights to stay in Australia

An Aboriginal man has launched legal action against Australia over what he argues is an attempt to deport him to ...

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Australia’s strawberry needle scare widens

Australia has ordered an investigation into the discovery of sewing needles hidden in strawberries, amid growing alarm over scares across ...

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Call to ban music festival in Sydney after deaths

Australian state authorities have vowed to shut down a dance music festival after two people died from a suspected drugs ...

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Email scam ran by Nigerian from Sydney detention center

Australian police have charged a man they say was running a multi-million dollar email scam from inside an immigration detention ...

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Children jailed as adults seek justice from Australia

More than 120 Indonesians who say Australia wrongly jailed them as adults – when in fact they were children – ...

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Illegal boat runs around in croc swamp

An illegal fishing boat has run aground and been found abandoned in crocodile-infested waters in northern Queensland, Australia. Authorities have ...

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Entire Australian state now in drought

Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales (NSW), is now entirely in drought, officials have confirmed. A dry winter has ...

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Australia population to hit 25 million

Australia’s population will reach 25 million for the first time on Tuesday, according to official estimates. The milestone, driven significantly ...

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Australia now a land of drought, PM says

Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has warned that the country has become a “land of drought” as he announced further ...

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Climber dug cave to survive on mountain

An Australian climber who survived nearly seven days in freezing conditions on a New Zealand mountain has been airlifted to ...