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Australia's foreign visa programme changes spark cheers, fears

Australia drew comparisons to moves by US President Donald Trump to tighten skilled-worker visa rules on Tuesday.

19 Apr 2017 1:31 PM

Australia govt abolishes visa programme used largely by Indians

The programme known as 457 visa allows business to employ foreign workers for a period up to four years in skilled jobs.

18 Apr 2017 1:14 PM

Family witness shark kill teenage daughter off Australia

Laeticia Brouwer was on holiday and went surfing with her father near Wylie Bay late Monday afternoon, police said.

18 Apr 2017 12:49 PM

Woman escapes train accident after ignoring warning at Auckland crossing

Auckland Transport rail services manager Craig Inger said it was dangerous if people used their phone or earphones at the crossing.

09 Apr 2017 10:13 AM

Pak man stabbed in Australia by 2 boys, dies; ISIS link suspected

Prime Minister Turnbull said the murder of the service station employee in Queanbeyan ‘underline’ the govt's concerns about terrorism.

07 Apr 2017 1:39 PM

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Pak man stabbed by 2 Australian boys in ‘horrific crime spree’, dies

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the attacks were concerning enough to involve the Joint Counter Terrorism Team.

07 Apr 2017 1:05 PM

Australia: High on meth, man crashes car, kills 14-month-old daughter

Nguyen, ashamed of his act, pleaded guilty before judge in the SA District Court during a trial.

06 Apr 2017 3:47 PM

Hundreds evacuated after New Zealand river levee fails

Local authorities declared a state of emergency after the levee failed in the town of Edgecumbe on the North Island.

06 Apr 2017 12:46 PM

Post cyclone Debbie, flood-ravaged Australia under goes big clean-up

At least two people were killed and three remain missing after torrential rain and powerful winds in Australia.

03 Apr 2017 9:27 AM

Now, Australia beefs up security checks for flights from Middle East

These new measures do not include the bans on electronic devices being used in cabins on passenger flights.

01 Apr 2017 8:45 PM

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Australia: Mother, daughter raped; accused jailed for 18 years

A few months later, Bulduck also raped the woman’s teenage daughter by jumping into her bedroom.

29 Mar 2017 3:29 PM

Cyclone-ravaged Australia like 'a war zone'

'This rainfall is likely to lead to major river flooding over a broad area this week', Bureau of Meteorology said.

29 Mar 2017 2:11 PM

Australia police to probe if attack on Indian-origin cabbie was 'racial': envoy

Australian High Commission spokesperson said the government attaches great importance to the safety and security of everyone in Australia.

27 Mar 2017 7:37 PM

Australia police launches probe into assault on Indian-origin man

Li Max Joy alleged that five people including a girl hurled racial abuses like "you bloody black Indians" at him and assaulted him

27 Mar 2017 2:09 PM

Thousands evacuated as cyclone bears down on Australia

Cyclone Debbie is expected to make landfall as a category four storm -- on a scale of five -- after daybreak Tuesday

27 Mar 2017 1:50 PM

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Australia: Father raped daughter from age of 10, put her on contraceptives

He had threatened her that she would never see her brother again if she told anyone about the abuse.

27 Mar 2017 1:16 PM

Indian man in Australia racially abused, attacked by teenagers

Li was admitted to Royal Hobart Hospital with wounds and a CAT scan and X-rays were carried out to see if he had suffered internal injuries.

26 Mar 2017 7:34 PM

Sydney teenager charged with plotting terror attack pleads guilty

He was arrested and charged for planning a terrorist attack on April 24, a day before thousands of Australians gathered to mark ANZAC Day.

24 Mar 2017 12:47 PM

Australia denies entry to Syrian refugees; cites London attack for justification

A minister said that the deadly rampage near Britain’s Parliament on Wednesday showed Australia was right to be cautious.

23 Mar 2017 1:05 PM

Australia: Police fine man for playing Pokemon Go while driving son to school

He was fined $400 by police for playing the popular game while driving his young son to school.

15 Mar 2017 2:18 PM

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