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  1. Is Jessica Mauboy engaged to Themeli Magripilis?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Daily Mail

    Is Jessica Mauboy engaged? Pop star reportedly confirms she is 'making wedding plans' with partner of nearly 10 years Themeli Magripilis During an interview with News Corp's Stellar magazine this week. the 27-year-old reportedly confirmed that she is 'making wedding plans' with her soccer star beau.

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  2. Northern lightAustralia's top adventure tourism is in the KimberleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Yahoo!

    A family owned and operated company that helps 10,000 people every year to explore the natural wonders of the Kimberley in style has been named as Australia's top adventure tourism venture. Horizontal Fall Seaplane Adventures was awarded a gold medal at the 32nd Australian Tourism Awards ceremony in Darwin on Friday night.

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  3. Riding around Australia | VFR1200F Touring | Part 3Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | MCNEWS

    With the north Queensland part of the journey complete it was time to point the VFR1200F west towards the Northern Territory. Townsville would be the last city and the last sight of the ocean I would see before Darwin, some 2600km away.

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  4. Australia to vet infrastructure investment for geopolitical risksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Reuters

    Australia will weigh long-term geopolitical considerations when it vets proposals by foreigners to buy critical infrastructure assets such as power grids and ports, the government said on Tuesday. Foreign investment in Australian infrastructure assets has become an increasingly contentious issue since the 2015 sale of the Port of Darwin to Chinese government-affiliated interests sparked a backlash over the security implications and even a rebuke from U.S. government officials.

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  5. Darwin bombing, 75 years laterRead the original story

    Monday Feb 20 | The Hamilton Spectator

    IT is 75 years since a young Bob Andrew, with his Royal Australian Air Force kit under his arm, arrived in Darwin to serve in the defence of Australia in his role as a radio operator. He didn't have to wait long to be in the thick of the action.

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  6. Cosgrove praises NT Aboriginal WWII heroRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | NEWS.com.au

    The first prisoner of war captured on Australian soil wasn't apprehended by a soldier, but a young Aboriginal man on a remote Northern Territory island. Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove has recognised the efforts of indigenous people in defending the nation when Japanese planes bombed Darwin during WWII.

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  7. Old foes Aust and Japan now strong alliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Mercury

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says Australian and Japanese World War II soldiers were "ferocious in combat and then forgiving", and the two nations have since formed a powerful friendship that pays dividends. Sunday marks the 75th anniversary of the Japanese bombing of Darwin - the most destructive attack mounted by a foreign power on Australia.

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  8. Australia marks 75th anniversary of Darwin bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Australia marks the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Darwin on Sunday but for generations the country was kept in the dark about the true dimensions of the Japanese attack. At 9.58am on February 19, 1942, just four days after the supposedly impregnable British garrison in Singapore collapsed, Japanese bombers escorted by Zero fighters appeared in the skies above Darwin The first wave attacked the city and harbour infrastructure, and sank 11 ships either at anchor or berthed.

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  9. 'More savage than Pearl Harbor'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | NEWS.com.au

    ONE of the last surviving World War II veterans to witness the Darwin bombings says the diggers involved never got the recognition they deserved. Tasmanian Brian Winspear can still picture the sun glinting off the bombs like confetti as hell rained down on the city 75 years ago.

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  10. Bombing of Darwin: 75th anniversary brings new recognition of attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Age

    Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. Australia marks the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Darwin on Sunday but for generations the country was kept in the dark about the true dimensions of the Japanese attack.

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  11. Plaque for sunken Japanese submarine unveiled in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | The Japan Times

    Takashi Otaki and Shichiro Chiba, descendants of wartime Japanese submarine crew members who died during World War II, stand beside a plaque unveiled Friday in Darwin, Australia, to mark the sinking of the sub 75 years ago. A ceremony was held Friday in the northern Australian city of Darwin to unveil a plaque that will be attached to a monument to remember Japanese submarine crew members who died during World War II.

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  12. Former Retta Dixon residents settle landmark payout for alleged abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | ABC News

    After enduring years of horrific sexual and physical abuse, 71 former residents of a home for Indigenous Stolen Generation children in Darwin will be compensated in what their lawyer says is the largest class action in the Northern Territory's history. They are also the first group across the country to attain compensation from authorities following evidence heard by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, which has been holding hearings around Australia for almost four years.

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  13. Stop talking and get on with itRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | NEWS.com.au

    The answers to fixing Australia's deeply entrenched indigenous disadvantage are out there but the political will to do so is lacking, Northern Territory Aboriginal organisations say. The latest Closing the Gap progress report, presented by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Parliament yesterday, showed Australia was able to meet just one of seven targets to boost health, education and employment to the level of the non-indigenous population.

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  14. Missing German couple found dead in Australian OutbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | The Washington Post

    DARWIN, Australia - A German couple who disappeared in the Australian Outback were unprepared for the harsh environment and likely died before anyone noticed they were missing, police said on Wednesday. Northern Territory police launched a search for Gisela and Wilfred Thor on Sunday after a ranger found the couple's car at Trephina Gorge, a nature park northeast of the Outback town of Alice Springs.

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  15. Research sheds new light on Darwin bombing raidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | ABC News

    A new book looks set to rewrite Australian history about the number of raids on Darwin by the Japanese in World War II. The Empire Strikes South, which reveals there were 77 raids on the NT rather than 64, will be launched to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin.

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  16. Former hairdresser 'intimidated and frightened' by former employer after she was sackedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Independent.ie

    ... off the wall. Bright, with an address at Castleknock Brook, Castleknock, Dublin, but who now lives in Darwin, Australia, said the incident lasted 20 minutes but it had felt "like hours." She had been terrified, petrified and shaking. Her sleep had ...

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  17. This is Australia's most romantic suburbRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | NEWS.com.au

    These are the suburbs where the most Valentine's Day roses are sold, but it's dating apps that are most in demand A Barbershop Quartet surprises climbers for two special proposals on top of The Sydney Harbour Bridge on Valentines Day. Courtesy: BridgeClimb Sydney THE small residential suburb didn't even really start to develop until the 1980s and it's more a commuter town than a thriving hub in its own right.

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  18. Bombing of Darwin: US-Australia legacy now deals with TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | ABC News

    The Australian American Association does not think the Marine presence in Darwin will change under the new administration of US President Donald Trump. President of the Northern Territory branch of the AAA, Digby Hart, made the comments ahead of the 75th anniversary of the Bombing of Darwin, the largest attack on Australia soil by a foreign enemy, during which many US military personnel were killed.

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  19. Joanne Lees reveals a new woman in her life has made her want to have Australian citizenshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The New Zealand Herald

    Joanne Lees, whose boyfriend Peter Falconio was murdered in the Northern Territory, has revealed a new woman in her life has made her want to have Australian citizenship. Lees told Channel 9's 60 Minutes that she only discovered last year that her estranged father, who was an Australian, had a daughter from a different relationship.

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  20. Joseph defends controversial memoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Sun-Star

    ... influence when Cebuana swimmer Loren Dale Echavez was stripped of her gold medal in the Arafura Games in Darwin, Australia 10 years ago. Latest issues of Sun.Star Cebu also available on your mobile phones, laptops, and tablets. Subscribe to our ...

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