Tag: Australia & NZ

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staff11 hours

Ex-rugby player, wife and three children die in ‘horrific’ car fire

An ex-rugby league player, his wife and their three children have died after their car was allegedly set alight in ...

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staff2 weeks

Koalas found dead on Australia logging plantation

Dozens of koalas have been found dead or injured at a timber plantation in the Australian state of Victoria, sparking ...

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staff4 weeks

Fires, then floods. Now Australians need to watch out for deadly spiders

Australia has already dealt with extreme fires, flooding and hail this year. Now experts are warning people to watch out ...

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staff1 month

Rain brings bushfire relief to parts of Australia

Parts of Australia’s east coast have been hit by heavy rain and thunderstorms, dousing some bushfires but also bringing the ...

Proportion
staff11 months

Facebook to block foreign ads ahead of Australian election

Facebook will block election advertising from outside Australia ahead of polls next month. The move follows growing criticism of the ...

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staff11 months

Christchurch shootings: Brenton Tarrant appears in court

The main suspect in the killings of 49 people in shootings at two mosques in New Zealand on Friday has ...

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staff1 year

Girl’s abandoned round-world yacht found

Almost nine years after being abandoned in the Indian Ocean, a yacht belonging to a teenage round-the-world sailor has turned ...

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staff1 year

Man killed at Scientology complex in Sydney

A 16-year-old has been arrested after a man was stabbed to death and another injured at a Church of Scientology ...

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staff1 year

Australian police respond to spider death threats

A man with a “serious fear” of spiders prompted an emergency call by Western Australia police on New Years’ Day. ...

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staff1 year

Australian jihadist Neil Prakash stripped of citizenship

Australia’s most wanted jihadist, Neil Prakash, has been stripped of his Australian citizenship. Announcing the move, Home Affairs Minister Peter ...