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#Australia

# australia - Today’s News

From The42 Australia set to boycott Rio Olympics athletes village Unimpressed

Australia set to boycott Rio Olympics athletes village

The team’s officials said they have raised their concerns with local organisers.

# australia - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Rugby League's World Cup boss resigns after leaving abusive and threatening voicemail After The Beep

Rugby League's World Cup boss resigns after leaving abusive and threatening voicemail

“I left a voice message that said I’m really disappointed and pissed off and I’m going to go for you and I was going to tell the world about the lies.”

This Russian priest just broke the record for circling the globe in a balloon

Fedor Konyukhov has managed to circumnavigate the earth in just over 11 days.

# australia - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Police seek motivation after man drives burning car into police station in Sydney

New South Wales Police are not treating the incident at Merrylands in western Sydney as a terrorist attack.

# australia - Monday 18 July, 2016

Australian school investigating students' Instagram account featuring unsuspecting schoolgirls

Two boys have been suspended over the account.

# australia - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Ballina, Australia: The surf town still reeling from shark attacks

A rise in shark sightings and attacks has shaken many residents.

# australia - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Amateur surgeon admits cutting off man's testicle in Australian hotel room

The patient posted an ad looking for someone to perform the unsanctioned surgery as he couldn’t afford a procedure.

# australia - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Jill Meagher murderer has sentence cut by three years

Bayley was successful in his appeal against a separate rape conviction.

# australia - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Wedge-tailed eagle attacks boy at bird of prey show in Australia

The incident occurred at Alice Springs Desert Park in the Northern Territory region of Australia.

# australia - Monday 11 July, 2016

Australian man who bit head off a live rat banned from owning pets

Matthew ‘Mad Matt’ Maloney was charged following a raid by RSPCA investigators after the bizarre stunt.

Considering going to Australia? This new tax may change your mind

Robbie Purcell breaks down the costs of moving to Australia, and asks if it would be worth going if a backpackers tax is introduced.

# australia - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Australian PM takes 'full responsibility' for disastrous election, but won't resign

Malcolm Turnbull also attacked opponents, accusing them of a dishonest scare campaign.

# australia - Monday 4 July, 2016

Australian Prime Minister told to quit after "Brexiting" himself

“He has taken this nation to an election on the basis of stability; he has delivered instability.”

# australia - Sunday 3 July, 2016

All smiles, but Australia's in political limbo after voters punish government

There could be a hung parliament thanks to how citizens chose to vote.

# australia - Saturday 2 July, 2016

We can learn a thing or two from the Australians when it comes to elections

Australia’s mandatory voting laws ensure everyone’s voices are heard argues Barry Dunning

Election count underway in Australia with top parties neck and neck

Leaders of the major parties have each promised to bring stability to a government long mired in chaos.

# australia - Friday 1 July, 2016

Brexit's even affecting the Australian elections this Sunday

In the last few days before Australia’s federal election, Brexit is starting to sway voters.

# australia - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Australians can vote for the Sex Party, Hemp Party and Smokers' Rights Party in this week's election

Voting is mandatory in Australia for all adults, with turnout never falling below 90% since it became compulsory in 1924.

# australia - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Australian army recruits 'forced to rape each other'

A public inquiry heard the allegations yesterday.

# australia - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

'We'll never forget your gorgeous waddle' - Tributes pour in for depressed wombat

Tonka, who died of kidney damage, struggled with depression when he was deprived of interaction with visitors.

# australia - Monday 20 June, 2016

From The42 Wallabies skipper defends attacking approach in demoralising loss to England All Or Nothing

Wallabies skipper defends attacking approach in demoralising loss to England

Stephen Moore’s side passed up opportunities to kick for goal when trying to reel in Eddie Jones’ side.

Australian sports chief apologises for joking about 'drowning' this journalist

He described her as a “black widow”, and his comments have caused a kerfuffle in Australia.

# australia - Sunday 19 June, 2016

From The42 'Absolutely no' - Eddie Jones rules out leading the Lions in New Zealand Other Priorities

'Absolutely no' - Eddie Jones rules out leading the Lions in New Zealand

The England head coach currently has no interest in a job which Warren Gatland is expected to land again.

Michael Cheika apologises to Australia fans after series defeat to England

The home side slumped to a first ever series defeat in their own backyard to their bitter rivals.

# australia - Saturday 18 June, 2016

From The42 England secure historic series win in Australia with convincing Melbourne victory High Achievers This post contains videos

England secure historic series win in Australia with convincing Melbourne victory

A late try from Owen Farrell sealed the result on a record-breaking day for captain Dylan Hartley.

# australia - Friday 17 June, 2016

Australian union angered by Irish 'copper gurus' being enticed Down Under

Irish workers are being offered $75,000 a year to relocate.

# australia - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

From The42 Cheika dumps props for second Test as he looks for instant response against England Team News

Cheika dumps props for second Test as he looks for instant response against England

Australia’s team for Melbourne shows four changes from the first Test defeat.

# australia - Monday 13 June, 2016

From The42 Jones scathing of England's 'disrespectful' treatment in Australia Not Impressed

Jones scathing of England's 'disrespectful' treatment in Australia

England coach Eddie Jones has been less than impressed with how his team has been treated in Australia.

# australia - Saturday 11 June, 2016

From The42 Eddie Jones not getting carried away despite historic England win Men At Work

Eddie Jones not getting carried away despite historic England win

Michael Cheika’s Wallabies were beaten in Brisbane.

# australia - Friday 10 June, 2016

Three bystanders wounded after Sydney police shoot knife-wielding man

Police have defended their actions to fire guns in a busy shopping centre saying it was a “life or death situation”.

# australia - Thursday 9 June, 2016

From The42 Eddie Jones gives the nod to Burrell and Farrell for clash with Australia Brizzy Bash

Eddie Jones gives the nod to Burrell and Farrell for clash with Australia

George Ford drops to the bench for England’s first Test against Australia, with Owen Farrell returning to his usual position of fly-half.

From The42 Tallest Wallaby ever and Reds centre Kerevi among new caps for England Test Robust

Tallest Wallaby ever and Reds centre Kerevi among new caps for England Test

Christian Leali’ifano is named among the replacements after the birth of his son.

# australia - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

From The42 Sturridge explains why he used his phone on the bench Hotline Bling

Sturridge explains why he used his phone on the bench

The Liverpool striker was spotted using his phone during England’s friendly win over Australia.

From The Daily Edge A teeny-tiny baby koala called Louise has stolen the internet's heart Louise

# australia - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

From The42 Nasty eye injury forces Wallaby prop Robinson into early retirement Big Benn

Nasty eye injury forces Wallaby prop Robinson into early retirement

The 31-year-old’s vision has been hampered since being accidentally poked in the eye in April.

# australia - Sunday 5 June, 2016

Body of woman found after suspected shark attack

It comes just two days after a surfer died after being attacked by a shark last week.

# australia - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Australia is putting traffic lights on the ground for pedestrians glued to their phones

The initiative is to be trialled in an attempt to drive down the road death toll.

# australia - Friday 3 June, 2016

From The42 Australia's The Footy Show sorry for 'racist' dog joke Apology

Australia's The Footy Show sorry for 'racist' dog joke

It’s not the the first time they’ve landed themselves in hot water.

# australia - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Shark trapped and killed at beach where man's leg was ripped off

The surfer is in a critical condition.

# australia - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge This 'Nutella kebab' is the dessert that dreams are made of Gimme Gimme
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