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Australian kids skip school in climate protest
Thousands of Australian children have walked out of school calling for government action on climate change. Australia is one of the biggest per capita carbon polluters in the world.
Minneapolis holds vigil for Australian woman shot and killed by police
15 Jul 2018
A small crowd gathered in Minneapolis, Minnesota to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of Australian Justine Damond and to dedicate a bench in her honor.
Driver in Australian vehicle attack charged with attempted murder
23 Dec 2017
The man accused of deliberately plowing into Christmas shoppers on a busy street in the Australian city of Melbourne has been charged with 18 counts of attempted murder and one count of conduct endangering life.
Same-sex couple first to legally tie the knot in Australia
16 Dec 2017
After Australian parliament legally approved same-sex marriage, two couples legally got married on Saturday.
Solar cars race into Australian Outback
8 Oct 2017
Solar cars depart Darwin for the World Solar Challenge through the Australian Outback.
Biggest same-sex marriage rally in Australian history
10 Sep 2017
The biggest demonstration for LGBTIQ rights in Australian history was attended by more than 20,000 people in Sydney on Sunday.
Australian senator wears burqa to parliament in bid to ban them
17 Aug 2017
Pauline Hanson got a furious rebuke from Australian Attorney-General George Brandis for appearing in parliament dressed in a burqa in an attempt to get the garment banned.
Australian counter-terrorism police conduct raids across Sydney suburbs
30 Jul 2017
Australian counter-terrorism police were conducting raids late on Saturday (July 29) across several Sydney suburbs aimed at disrupting plans for "terrorist attacks".
Two dead, tens of thousands stranded by Australia floods
1 Apr 2017
Tens of thousands of Australians are stranded by floodwaters after the remnants of a powerful cyclone swept along the country's east coast, cutting roads, destroying bridges and killing two people.
British woman raped, held hostage in outback Australia
7 Mar 2017
Australian police recover a 22-year-old British woman, who was allegedly raped and assaulted a number of times while she was held hostage by a man during a two-month ordeal.
Triple Olympic champion Hackett arrested and detained by police
15 Feb 2017
Australian long-distance swimming great Grant Hackett is arrested after his father called the police saying that his son had become "abusive and aggressive".