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Australia: Is this the worst recruitment ad ever?..

Tyler Holmes 02-Mar, 01:16 40 BBC

A recruitment video featuring stilted performances from real government employees has been widely panned as awkward and cringe-worthy in...


British man jailed for raping backpacker in Sydney

British man jailed for raping backpacker in Sydney..

Anna Torres 01-Mar, 23:56 103 BBC

A British man who raped a sleeping woman after a house party in Australia has been jailed. Scott Harry Richardson, 25, will spend at least...


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Mary Paterson 01-Mar, 17:48 38 BBC

Three people have died in a suspicious fire that tore through an abandoned factory in Melbourne, Australia. Firefighters were called about...


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Once reviled for her views on Asian immigration and Aboriginal welfare, Pauline Hanson is being courted by mainstream politicians as the...


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Facebook has blocked an Australian auction house from advertising an acclaimed artist's painting depicting nude figures. Charles...


Australia goes 25 years without recession

Australia goes 25 years without recession..

Maria Stewart 28-Feb, 22:26 34 BBC

Australia's economy has jumped sharply in the last quarter of 2016, allowing the resource-rich economy to mark 25 years without recession. ...


Radicalised Australians increasingly young, spy chief warns

Radicalised Australians increasingly young, spy chief warns..

Antonio Roberts 28-Feb, 19:19 30 BBC

The age of Australians being radicalised by the Islamic State (IS) group is increasingly getting younger, the country's top spy has warned....


Australia terror arrest: Man held over suspected missiles plan

Australia terror arrest: Man held over suspected missiles plan..

Maria Stewart 28-Feb, 00:04 87 BBC

A man suspected of trying to advise the so-called Islamic State on missiles has been arrested in Australia. The 42-year-old was arrested...


Australian man finds A$1m lottery ticket a year on

Australian man finds A$1m lottery ticket a year on..

Maria Stewart 27-Feb, 18:02 30 BBC

An Australian grandfather has become a millionaire after cashing in a year-old lottery ticket he found while cleaning his car. The man,...


Melbourne 'go slow' taxi protest stops traffic

Melbourne 'go slow' taxi protest stops traffic..

Anna Torres 26-Feb, 22:36 17 BBC

Melbourne taxi drivers have staged a "go slow" protest on one of the city's busiest roads. Taxis drove at 5km/h (3mph) on the Tullamarine...


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