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Herald Sun republishes controversial Williams cartoon in defiant front page...
A Melbourne newspaper doubles down on a cartoon of tennis star Serena Williams that has prompted international outrage, attacking its "PC" critics and foreshadowing a future where satire is outlawed.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-12 14:42 UTC
News Corp Australia asks government competition watchdog there to recommend Google be broken up...
Rupert Murdoch's media empire has launched an attack on Google on the Australian flank of the global giant's operations.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-08 15:43 UTC
Aldi named as the most trusted brand in Australia, again...
Aldi has been named as Australia's most trusted brand, again.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-28 03:59 UTC
Report: Over a Quarter of Australian Officials Used 'Password123' as Government Password...
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Over 1,400 government officials in Western Australia used the term 'Password123' as the password for their entrance into government agencies, a security audit of the Western Australian government released this week has revealed.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-25 23:55 UTC
Liberal Party's civil war isn't over — it's part of a global battle...
For a few days Australians seriously reckoned with the idea of Peter Dutton as prime minister. Opinion polls show he may not be popular with the public, but that does not mean the issues he champions are not resonating, writes Stan Grant.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-24 23:11 UTC
Why Australia Can't Keep a Prime Minister in Power...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/world/, /contrib/Australia/
With the incumbent Malcolm Turnbull promising Thursday to hold the second party meeting in five days to decide on his stewardship, the country may soon be looking at its sixth leader in little more than eight years.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-24 00:37 UTC
Australia strips citizenship from Islamic State supporters...
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Five former dual nationals have been stripped of their Australian citizenship due to their involvement with the Islamic State group overseas, a government minister said Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-09 02:21 UTC
'We don't compete against newspapers': Ten shrugs off Nine-Fairfax deal...
Network Ten chief executive Paul Anderson does not believe rival Nine and Fairfax's plans to become one company will affect its advertising revenues.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-02 17:59 UTC
China takes over Radio Australia's old shortwave frequencies...
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A Chinese station takes over the shortwave radio frequencies once used by the ABC in the Pacific region, following the broadcaster's decision to end shortwave services.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-15 22:10 UTC
Push to fire up Radio Australia in the Pacific...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/shortwave
There is a push in Australia to re-establish Radio Australia's services to the Asia/Pacific region.
By kynast on 2018-07-15 22:09 UTC
Australia's government failed to stand up for press freedom after Nauru barred ABC journalist...
Is Malcolm Turnbull too beholden to Nauru to intervene after the country refuses to grant a visa to Australia's state broadcaster?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-07-15 20:58 UTC
John Howard warns China seeks power and influence through its expats...
The million Chinese in Australia are "terrific citizens" but China wants to use them to assert its power and influence, the former Australian PM says.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-27 15:17 UTC
The Air Force is buying six new drones to monitor the South China Sea...
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Australia will spend $7 billion on six unmanned spy planes that can stay in the air for more than a day and will be used to hunt enemy submarines and carry out surveillance flights.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-26 02:12 UTC
Why aren't there stinger nets so people can swim at Darwin beaches?...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/Australia/, /contrib/darwin
Darwin's beaches are stunning, and yet usually completely devoid of swimmers. Will it ever be possible to net the beaches like in northern Queensland so that people can swim without fear of deadly jellyfish stings or crocodile attacks?
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-26 02:11 UTC
Australian wine shipments held up at Chinese ports amid political tensions: report...
French company looks to be the first foreign company to be harmed by a deterioration in relations between Australia and China.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-15 03:25 UTC
Victorian free speech rally draws dozens...
Dozens of protesters have rallied in Melbourne in support of Sonia Kruger and incarcerated far-right British activist Tommy Robinson.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-06-09 16:25 UTC
White South African farmers 'just in the normal queue' for immigration...
Despite a declaration from Peter Dutton earlier this year that persecuted white South African farmers deserved "special attention" from Australia, officials from his department say there has been no direction from the Home Affairs Minister to prio
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-22 14:02 UTC
While Australia watched a wedding, China was making its next move...
By landing H-6K heavy bombers on the Paracel islands, China asserted its intention to dominate Australia's chief trade lifeline.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-21 14:50 UTC
Protesting outside NSW abortion clinics could soon be outlawed...
Protesters outside abortion clinics in New South Wales may be forced to abandon their posts, if State Parliament passes a new bill due to be introduced today.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-16 19:24 UTC
7 dead in what may be Australia's worst mass shooting in 22 years, near Margaret River in western Australia...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/worldtv/, /contrib/Australia/
Bodies of 3 adults, 4 kids found; after gunman killed 35 in 1996, Australia enacted strict gun laws that have come to be widely seen as a success
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-05-11 06:59 UTC
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