Australian state suspends human rights law to lock up more children

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The government of Australia’s northeastern state of Queensland has stunned rights experts by suspending its Human Rights Act for a second time this ...

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Australia PM says country ‘not intimidated’ by Facebook news ban

By | 3 years ago

Facebook is responding to a proposed law which would make tech giants pay for news content on their platforms....

Nearly Aus$25 million raised as Australia reels from bushfire fury

By | 4 years ago

The weekend marked some of the worst days in the Aussie's deadly bushfire crisis, with hundreds the overall death toll climbing to 24....

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Military evacuates fire-hit Australian town

By | 4 years ago

At least 20 people have died, dozens are missing, more than 1,300 homes have been damaged in an unprecedented months-long bushfire crisis....

Smoky Sydney kicks off New Year parties with fireworks

By | 4 years ago

Sydney usually puts on a dazzling display of pyrotechnics over the glittering harbour but wanted this year's celebrations cancelled....

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Thousands to sleep at beaches as fires encircle Australian towns

By | 4 years ago

Three people have died, 5 more are unaccounted for, and scores of properties were feared destroyed after flames reached well-populated towns....

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