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#Australia

# australia - Yesterday’s News

Online counselling service helps Irish in Canada and Australia deal with depression and loneliness

Helplink is offering six online counselling appointments to Irish emigrants in need.

# australia - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

New proof that modern humans first left Africa at least 65,000 years ago

Evidence from Australia shows Aboriginal people have been there longer than previously believed. .

# australia - Friday 14 July, 2017

Australian senator resigns after finding out he is a New Zealand citizen

The constitution states that a “citizen of a foreign power” is not eligible to be elected to the Australian Parliament.

# australia - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Irishman critical after falling from construction site in Australia

The man was resuscitated by colleagues after falling 20 metres onto concrete.

Tobacco giant Philip Morris ordered to pay Australian government millions

The order comes after the failed attempt to sue the country over its plain packaging laws.

# australia - Monday 10 July, 2017

Cardinal Pell returns to Australia to face abuse charges

The former Sydney and Melbourne archbishop has always maintained his innocence.

# australia - Friday 7 July, 2017

Letter from Down Under: 'Our attorney general argued that people have the right to be bigots'

I call it home but it’s a shame that Australia is still very much a work in progress, writes Irish emigrant Philip Lynch.

# australia - Friday 30 June, 2017

From The42 Premier League newcomers Huddersfield spend club record fee on Man City midfielder G'Day

Premier League newcomers Huddersfield spend club record fee on Man City midfielder

Australian international Aaron Mooy joined City just 12 months ago.

# australia - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Johnny Depp may face perjury charges in Australia as ‘War on Terrier’ rumbles on

Depp was allegedly aware that he was breaking the law.

# australia - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From The42 Wallabies' late tries enough as they edge shaky win over Italy Near Upset

Wallabies' late tries enough as they edge shaky win over Italy

Bernard Foley and Reece Hodge crossed as the clock ran down.

# australia - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From The42 VAR penalty decision helps Australia rescue Cameroon point Video Games This post contains videos

VAR penalty decision helps Australia rescue Cameroon point

Both sides now need to win their final match to have any hope of reaching the semi-finals of the Confederations Cup.

From The42 Cheika chops six as wounded Wallabies turn sights on Italy Moore The Merrier

Cheika chops six as wounded Wallabies turn sights on Italy

Conor O’Shea is still ruing a missed opportunity against Fiji as he takes his team to Brisbane.

# australia - Monday 19 June, 2017

Michael Cheika using angry fan's Facebook rant to motivate his Australia squad

Michael Cheika called an irate fan who was moved to write a lengthy critique of the Wallabies’ pride in the jersey after their loss to Scotland.

From The42 Ireland's WRWC rivals Australia take a beating as England defeat NZ to top rankings Ireland 2017 This post contains videos

Ireland's WRWC rivals Australia take a beating as England defeat NZ to top rankings

The Wallaroos have work to do before facing Ireland after conceding 144 points in three tough warm-up Tests.

# australia - Sunday 18 June, 2017

'It was like landing on the moon': Finding the fate of Irish Famine orphans sent to Australia

A woman researching their fate tells us their story.

# australia - Thursday 15 June, 2017

Rebel Wilson wins defamation case against 'disgraceful' Australian publisher

Bauer Media claimed the actor lied about her name, age and background to advance her career.

# australia - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'Some sewed their lips together to raise awareness': Asylum-seekers win multimillion payout

They won the equivalent of €47 million.

# australia - Monday 12 June, 2017

Plane lands safely in Sydney after crew notices hole in engine casing

Passengers said they heard a massive noise and smelled something burning.

From The Daily Edge Stand down, people: Coke Zero is not being discontinued in Ireland Always Coca Colaaa

Stand down, people: Coke Zero is not being discontinued in Ireland

Australians only must suffer this injustice.

# australia - Saturday 10 June, 2017

From The42 Folau, Speight try doubles as Australia beat Fiji Aussies

Folau, Speight try doubles as Australia beat Fiji

The Wallabies last defeat to the Pacific Islanders was way back in 1954.

# australia - Friday 9 June, 2017

From The42 Saudi Arabia apologise after not observing minute's silence for London victims Controversy

Saudi Arabia apologise after not observing minute's silence for London victims

“The players did not intend any disrespect to the memories of the victims or to cause upset…”

# australia - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Australian police get to the bottom of mysterious SOS sign in the outback

A man got in touch with local police claiming that his brother left the message in 2013.

# australia - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

'A terrorist attack': Man dies in shootout with Australian police following siege

Yacqub Khayre killed one person, and took another hostage in the attack.

# australia - Monday 5 June, 2017

Possible terror link probed as police shoot dead hostage-taker in Melbourne

Three officers were injured as police stormed the building in the Brighton suburb.

# australia - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Australia to cancel passports of convicted paedophiles

The move is an attempt to crack down on child sex tourism.

Mother gets 26-year sentence for killing three of her children in Australia

Akon Guode drove a car with four of her children inside into a lake on the outskirts of Melbourne in 2015.

# australia - Monday 29 May, 2017

The Great Barrier Reef is dying faster than expected - and there's little we can do to save it

Rising sea temperatures are killing off the coral rock.

'I was stunned': Elderly fisherman injured as great white shark leaps into boat

“The pectoral fin of the shark hit me on the forearm and spun me round,” fisherman Terry Selwood said.

# australia - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Australian police criticised for delayed tactics in Sydney café siege

Two people died after customers were held hostage for 17 hours in a cafe in Sydney.

From The42 Australia second row Dean Mumm announces retirement to focus on charity work Mumm's The Word

Australia second row Dean Mumm announces retirement to focus on charity work

The 33-year-old will retire from all rugby at the end of the year.

# australia - Monday 22 May, 2017

Australian mining magnate gives away €266 million in 'act of love'

It is the single biggest donation ever given by an Australian citizen.

# australia - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Rolf Harris to be released from prison tomorrow

Harris denies four counts of indecent assault against three teenage girls between 1971 and 1983.

Australian tax office deputy accused of conspiracy to defraud the government of €110 million

His son and daughter were also arrested over the scheme.

# australia - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Millionaire tells young people to stop eating avocado toast if they want to afford a house

Tim Gurner said there was ‘no question’ that young people were spending too much on lifestyle purchases.

# australia - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

Politician makes Australian history as she becomes the first to breastfeed in parliament

Senator Larissa Waters fed her two-month-old daughter as she returned to work for the first time since giving birth.

Man suffers multiple bite wounds in saltwater crocodile attack

The 54-year-old was collecting food when the reptile attacked, leaving him with multiple bite wounds.

# australia - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

From The42 McKinley misses out as Conor O'Shea names Italy squad for June Tests Close Call

McKinley misses out as Conor O'Shea names Italy squad for June Tests

The former Leinster man was part of the Italians’ wider training group ahead of the tour.

# australia - Monday 8 May, 2017

From The42 Three new caps, but no Duncan Weir in Gregor Townsend's first Scotland squad Summer Tests

Three new caps, but no Duncan Weir in Gregor Townsend's first Scotland squad

John Barclay will captain the squad for a gruelling travelling schedule that will take them through Singapore, Australia and Fiji.

# australia - Friday 5 May, 2017

Trump says strained relationship with Australia fixed following gala dinner with Prime Minister

The two had ‘a testy exchange’ when Trump first came to office.

# australia - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Australian mother won't stand trial for killing eight children after being deemed of 'unsound mind'

The woman’s seven children and niece, aged between two and 14, were found stabbed to death at a home in 2014.

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