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1 hr ago | ABC News

South East school officer charged with sex offences

A South East school services officer who also works as a casual youth worker for Families SA has appeared in court charged with unlawful sexual intercourse.

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Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

5 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Australia's best rock festival line-up?

Ta-daaa! For his latest trick, Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah will bring Mike Patton's Faith No More back to Australia for the 2015 festival.

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9 hrs ago | Nanaimo Daily News

Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary named among the best places to live: The Economist

Three Canadian cities - Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary - have been named as some of the best places to live in the world, according to a report by The Economist.

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9 hrs ago | Ananova

Mates Back Bodybuilder Over Balcony Death

Friends of an Australian man accused of murdering a woman he met on the Tinder dating app have taken to social media to stand by him.

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13 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Busted ... by a soldier's mum

Topless barmaids photographed entertaining soldiers at a government recreation club.

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15 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Australia to free scores of children from immigration detention centres

The Australian government has announced that it will release around 150 children held in immigration detention centres, as Canberra faces pressure over its controversial immigration policy and criticism that detaining minors is detrimental to their mental and physical health.

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19 hrs ago | ABC News

Baby 'wasn't moving' when murder accused Mervyn Bell entered WA...

A man accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a 10-month-old baby boy burst into a roadhouse in Western Australia's north with the baby, who was not moving, in his arms, a Perth court hears.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

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Fears crocodile named Michael Jackson killed fisherman

A white-headed crocodile nicknamed Michael Jackson has been shot dead, reports said Tuesday, after the predator apparently killed a fisherman in Australia's north.

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Australia same-sex history-makers celebrate anniversary in Wellington

Positively Wellington Tourism New South Wales couple Paul McCarthy and Trent Kandler will celebrate their first anniversary in Wellington tomorrow, having made history as the first Australian same sex couple to marry in New Zealand.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Here's a thought - escape Australia

Time to get away for good?: A new book could send us all scurrying to the airport.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Australia tycoon blasts Chinese government

Outspoken Australian tycoon Clive Palmer has labelled the Chinese government "mongrels" who "shoot their own people" in a televised tirade that was criticised by Canberra Tuesday as "hugely damaging".

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The Age

Australia, Indonesia to sign deal on code of conduct by end of the month: Julie Bishop

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says a deal with Indonesia over a code of conduct will be signed soon.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Australian Jake Drage charged over fatal crash in Indonesia

Jakarta: A West Australian man has been charged over a fatal crash in Indonesia after more than a month in custody, and could spend six years behind bars if found guilty.

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Warrnambool Standard

Warrnambool teen who skipped bail charged with armed robbery

Last Friday Tyler Parker, 19, of Bolden Avenue, successfully applied for bail in the Warrnambool Magistrates Court after being charged with attempted armed robbery, assault and making a threat to kill.

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The Washington Post

Solar Project Falls as Australia Reviews Renewables

Plans to build the world's largest solar power plant of its kind have been scrapped in Australia after the developers raised concerns about the government's commitment to clean energy.

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ABC News

Guilty plea for South East man charged with child sex offences

A South East man charged with child sex offences has entered a guilty plea at Mount Gambier Magistrates Court on Monday.

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Canada adopts Australian farmer health program in global...

A farmer health program developed by the National Centre for Farmer Health in regional Victoria is being rolled out to farmers in Canada.

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Riverina men recognised for heroic acts in Australian Bravery Awards

Two men who tried to save an elderly man, trapped in his burning Cootamundra home in December 2012, will today recognised in Australia's Bravery Awards.

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Daily Times

Apache announces Australian oil discovery : August 18, 2014,

US energy firm Apache on Monday announced an oil discovery off northwestern Australia which it said could potentially represent a new oil province for the country.

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The Billings Outpost

Australian bluesman Harper has new album

Called "Bare Bones," it's a collaborative album with fellow Detroit-based bluesman Motor City Josh.

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