Man survives 20m fall down cliff in Sydney

Man survives 20m fall down cliff in Sydney..

Mia Mason 19-Feb, 17:58 22 BBC

A man has survived falling 20m (66ft) down a cliff in Australia, police say. The 25-year-old man was on his parents' property in Sydney...


Carfentanyl: Australia issues warning over deadly drug

Carfentanyl: Australia issues warning over deadly drug..

Emily Kelly 17-Feb, 03:46 21 BBC

Australian police have issued a warning over a potentially deadly drug that is 10,000 times as strong as morphine. Carfentanyl, a toxic...


Satirical art dissects Australia's raucous politics

Satirical art dissects Australia's raucous politics..

Emily Kelly 17-Feb, 01:26 19 BBC

To an outsider, Australian politics looks like an unfettered blood sport, where the only aim is to savage the leader. After chewing...


Three people found dead in water tank in Australia

Three people found dead in water tank in Australia..

16-Feb, 17:50 20 BBC

Three people have been found dead in an empty water tank in rural Australia. The two men and a woman, all aged in their 60s, were members...


Grant Hackett: Missing former Olympic champion found safe

Grant Hackett: Missing former Olympic champion found safe..

Kevin Allen 16-Feb, 04:30 77 BBC

Former Olympic swimming champion Grant Hackett has been found by police in Australia's Gold Coast after going missing. Hackett, 36, was on...


Catholic Church paid A$276m to abuse victims in Australia

Catholic Church paid A$276m to abuse victims in Australia..

David Brooks 16-Feb, 00:06 97 BBC

The Australian Catholic Church has paid A$276m (?171m; $213m) to victims of sexual abuse since 1980, an inquiry has heard. The money was...


Why kangaroo culling divides Australia

Why kangaroo culling divides Australia..

Mia Mason 15-Feb, 11:48 75 BBC

Australia is planning to kill more than a million kangaroos this year to protect endangered grasslands and wildlife. However, as Julian...


Antibiotic resistance: Scientists 'unmask' superbug-shielding protein

Antibiotic resistance: Scientists 'unmask' superbug-shielding..

Maria Stewart 15-Feb, 05:42 113 BBC

Australian scientists have mapped the molecular structure of a protein that shields superbugs from antibiotics. It could help develop new...


Grant Hackett: Former Olympic champion arrested in Australia

Grant Hackett: Former Olympic champion arrested in Australia..

Tyler Holmes 15-Feb, 05:42 79 BBC

Former Olympic swimming champion Grant Hackett was arrested in Australia after his "raving and ranting" forced his father to call police. ...


'Obscene' van slogans banned in Queensland

'Obscene' van slogans banned in Queensland..

Andrew Martin 14-Feb, 20:14 164 BBC

An Australian state has banned sexist and offensive slogans on campervans and other vehicles following a high-profile campaign. It follows...


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