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New South Wales

Sydney: Man arrested for acting as N Korea agent, brokering sales of arms

He's the first person charged under Australia's Weapons of Mass Destruction Act and faces a maximum 10-year prison sentence.

17 Dec 2017 1:23 PM

Adani says will 'adjust to constraints' after Australia coal loan veto

Federal loan would have amounted to only a fraction of the overall cost of constructing the mine.

12 Dec 2017 5:34 PM

LGBTIQ wedding season for Australia: Rush of ceremonies after law passed

The historic reform was given royal assent, the final step in a process that began with a national postal vote in September.

08 Dec 2017 12:31 PM

‘A day for love’: Australia legalises same-sex marriage

The nation overwhelmingly voted in favour of changing the law, ending decades of political wrangling.

07 Dec 2017 2:03 PM

China's top two banks won't lend to Adani's Australian coal mine

Adani declined to comment on its financing plans on Monday or the statements from the Chinese banks.

04 Dec 2017 12:12 PM

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Australia: Inquiry into banking services to quell public anger

There have also been claims of anti-money laundering laws being breached and benchmark interest rates rigged.

30 Nov 2017 2:27 PM

Adani hopes for govt coal mine loan fade after Australian election

Adani is also seeking A$2 billion in outside financing to construct the first stage of the mine.

27 Nov 2017 10:13 AM

Car ploughs into Australia classroom; 2 children dead, few injured

The tragedy occurred at the Banksia Road Public School when the car collided with a wooden classroom building.

07 Nov 2017 1:15 PM

Australia has to take responsibility for asylum seekers before closing detention centre: PNG

Australia disallows asylum seekers arriving by boat to reach its shores, detaining them in camps in Papua New Guinea.

30 Oct 2017 7:00 PM

Men pose inside baited crocodile trap in Australia; Mayor calls them ‘idiots of the century’

Saltwater crocodiles are a common in Australia's tropical north and kill an average of two people a year.

24 Oct 2017 1:21 PM

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Keep it private: Chris Gayle denies exposing genitals to massage therapist

The claims were made by Fairfax Media newspapers, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Canberra Times in a row of stories in Jan, 2016.

23 Oct 2017 12:47 PM

Police offers exorbitant bounty of 1 mil. AUS $ for mystery serial killer

Investigators are seeking public assistance to help solve six murders over an 18-month period in 1980-1981.

21 Oct 2017 5:08 PM

Trump tape: Hillary Clinton accuses WikiLeaks of working with Russia

The former Secretary of State raised the issue in relation to Harvey Weinstein scandal.

16 Oct 2017 3:54 PM

Australia has 'better understanding' of where Malaysian plane MH370 might be

The hunt for the plane was the largest in history and the ATSB said the challenge was working with limited data.

03 Oct 2017 11:38 AM

Highly insulting: Hindu community in Australia protests lamb ad featuring Lord Ganesha

IFA president Nihal Agar said on Sunday the MLA had not listened to the Indian community’s earlier concerns when the ad initially screened.

25 Sep 2017 10:52 AM

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Australia church cancels wedding after bride backs same-sex marriage on Facebook

The survey is non-binding but PM Malcolm Turnbull has vowed to hold a vote in parliament if the majority of Australians choose 'yes'.

15 Sep 2017 12:17 PM

After India complains, YouTube pulls out Australian ad showing lamb-eating Ganesha

Though the full ad of 2.11 minutes, has been taken off but the teaser video of 31 seconds is viewed in the India domain.

12 Sep 2017 3:02 PM

Adani says to start Australian coal mine with own funds

Project relies on a A$900 million concessional loan to help Adani build a rail line linking the mine with a shipping port.

28 Aug 2017 12:50 PM

Terror charges against 3 over 'IS-inspired' Melbourne mosque arson

Australia's national terror alert level was raised in 2014 amid concerns over attacks by individuals inspired by organisations like IS.

20 Aug 2017 11:59 AM

Debate in Australia over same-sex marriage postal vote

The opposition, along with many gay rights campaigners, favour a free vote among MPs, with parliamentarians not bound by party policy.

09 Aug 2017 1:13 PM

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