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  1. Reclaim Australia rallies prompt violent clashes between anti-Islam and anti-racism demonstratorsRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2015 | ABC News

    The stark divide between pro and anti-immigration views was laid bare at race rallies across the nation over the weekend. In Melbourne, there were violent clashes on Saturday when anti-Islamic groups 'Reclaim Australia' and the 'United Patriots Front' came head to head with 'No Room for Racism' demonstrators. 3 comments

  2. Protesters clash across AustraliaRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2015 | The Otago Daily Times

    Two people were injured when more than 150 Reclaim Australia protesters marched in Martin Place in Sydney, some wearing ancient Greek army costumes and others with Australian flags draped over their shoulders. George Jameson, rallying with Reclaim Australia in a replica Spartan military outfit, said they weren't racists and had come together to stand for freedom of speech.

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  3. Islamophobia rages on in Australia as anti-Muslim protests continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Al Bawaba

    Hostility and anti-Islam sentiment erupted on Australian streets for a second day Sunday as rolling rallies continued across the country. On the streets of Canberra, Sydney, Perth, Brisbane and many other places, anti-racism protesters again confronted right wing Islamophobes.

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  4. a Reclaim Australiaa Marchers Face Violence in PEGIDA-Style RallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Breitbart.com

    A weekend of marches organised by a group called Reclaim Australia saw thousands of protesters across the country flood the streets of major cities to voice their opposition to radical Islam. The biggest march was in the New South Wales state capital of Sydney.

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  5. Police on high alert at Hobart protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Examiner

    TASMANIA police had up to 60 officers at its disposal during an anti-Islam rally in Hobart on Sunday, in the wake of violent protests in Melbourne. Police and counter-protesters far outnumbered those attending the anti-Islam rally in Hobart organised by the United Patriots Front.

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  6. .com | Anti-Islam rallies, counter-protests flare in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | News24

    Rival anti-Islam and anti-racism rallies saw hundreds protest across Australia at the weekend with violent clashes in Melbourne, as police officers mounted a strong presence in cities on Sunday to keep the two sides apart. About 100 anti-Islam protesters from the Reclaim Australia and United Patriots Front groups waved the national flag and yelled chants at a rally in Sydney on Sunday, with signs declaring "Say no to Sharia" and "Immigration is the elephant in the room".

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  7. Photographers farewell SS Dicky shipwreck with one last photoshootRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | ABC News

    Passing up the chance to photograph the wreck of the SS Dicky on Queensland's Sunshine Coast one last time was something Sydney grandmother Deb Newbold was not going to pass up. It has been three years since she left the Sunshine Coast for Sydney, and nothing has managed to convince her to return until now.

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  8. Police out in force as protesters converge in more rival ralliesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | ABC News

    Vocal protesters and police are out in force as more anti-racist and anti-Islamist rallies get underway nationwide, after violence erupted at protests in Melbourne yesterday. In Sydney's Martin Place scuffles between Reclaim Australia protesters and anti-racism protesters have been reported despite a heavy police presence including specialist officers.

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  9. Nationals MP pledges to go ahead with speech to Reclaim Australia rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    But outspoken Mackay MP Mr Christensen has told Fairfax Media that if protesters refuse to pull down anti-racist or anti-Islamic signs in Mackay he will leave the rally. Other Reclaim Australia rallies are planned for Brisbane and on the Gold and Sunshine Coasts on Sunday and police have quietly increased their profile at each event.

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  10. Cat in the Hat protesters arrested for challenging soldiers to game of hide and seekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2015 | Nothing To Do With Arbroath

    Two men have been charged with trespassing after allegedly challenging soldiers to a game of hide and seek while one was dressed as the Cat in the Hat at an army base in central Queensland, Australia. Nick Deane and Shane Anderson were arrested on Tuesday while protesting multi-national joint-military exercise Talisman Sabre at the Shoalwater Bay military training area near Rockhampton.

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  11. Nationals MP George Christensen slams GetUp over Reclaim Australia petitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    Nationals MP George says a petition calling on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to block him from attending a Reclaim Australia rally is "intimidation". "Hell will freeze over" before Queensland federal MP George Christensen gives in to the "intimidation" of an online petition trying to stop him speaking at an anti-Islam rally.

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  12. Pauline Hanson's plane to take flightRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | Yahoo!

    One Nation founder Pauline Hanson's political comeback never really took off - but she's hoping her personalised plane will. "I am thankful to now have a plane, as this will enable me to visit people around the state and interstate, including those in small remote communities," Ms Hanson said.

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  13. Pauline Hanson's plane to take flight for Fed Up tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    She's back: Pauline Hanson is set to fly on a personally emblazoned plane ahead of a Reclaim Australia rally. BRISBANE, July 16 AAP - One Nation founder Pauline Hanson's political comeback never really took off - but she's hoping her personalised plane will.

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  14. BludgerTrack: 51.0-49.0 to LaborRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | Crikey

    This week's two new poll results have left the Coalition in its strongest position on the BludgerTrack poll aggregate since the May 2014 budget. This week's Morgan and Essential Research polls have prompted a solid move to the Coalition on the weekly reading of BludgerTrack, putting the government in its strongest position since last September on voting intention.

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  15. Seat of the week: CapricorniaRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2015 | Crikey

    Labor's grip on the central Queensland seat of Capricornia has loosened on only three occasions in the past half-century - with the defeat of the Whitlam, Keating and Rudd governments. The central Queensland electorate of Capricornia has existed since federation, with Rockhampton as a constant amid shifting boundaries over the years.

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  16. Talisman Sabre protests including 'cat in the hat' cost $50,000: ProsecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Canberra Times

    The "Cat in the Hat" Nick Deane mails an invitation to a game of hide and seek Deputy commander and Australian Army Major General Stuart Smith. A $500 fine and $50,000 bill to taxpayers won't be enough to stop the "Cat in the Hat" from future anti-war protests.

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  17. Country Hour for Wednesday 15 July, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | ABC News

    Farm lobby groups have labelled the Palaszczuk Labor Government's first budget as 'sound' with 'no frills'. The Queensland Agriculture Minister Bill Byrne says there will be no job cuts in his department and key priority for DAFF is biosecurity and minimising the threat posed by the banana disease Panama Tropical Race 4. Today marks the end of a consultation period on three net-free fishing zones along the Queensland coast.

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  18. Cat in the Hat protesters arrested over Shoalwater Bay Talisman Sabre protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Sydney Morning Herald

    The "Cat in the Hat" mails an invitation to a game of hide and seek Deputy commander and Australian Army Major General Stuart Smith. Two men have been charged with trespassing after allegedly challenging soldiers to a game of hide and seek while one was dressed as the Cat in the Hat at an army base in central Queensland.

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  19. Campdraft to be bigger and better in memory of Graeme ActonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | ABC News

    Organisers of the Paradise Lagoons Campdraft, say the event will be bigger and better this year in memory of its founder, the late cattleman Graeme Acton. Cameron McIntyre is the chairman of the campdraft committee and a lifelong friend of Mr Acton, he said the event would be a bittersweet milestone.

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  20. Male Koalas Raise Their Voices to Avoid ConflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | Bioscience Technology

    A team of international scientists has tracked the love lives of koalas, uncovering some curious behaviors and finding that male koalas make their distinct bellows to avoid confrontation with competitors. The University of Queensland's Dr Bill Ellis and colleagues in Australia, the US and Japan have mapped what they believe to be the first-look inside the social system of a large group of wild koalas at St Bees Island near Rockhampton, Queensland.

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