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#Australia

# australia - Yesterday’s News

An Australian inventor has revealed himself as the creator of Bitcoin

But Craig Wright says he doesn’t want fame or fortune – he just wants to be left alone.

# australia - Friday 29 April, 2016

From The42 Harry Redknapp takes up role with Roy O'Donovan's Central Coast Mariners A Land Down Under

Harry Redknapp takes up role with Roy O'Donovan's Central Coast Mariners

The former Tottenham and West Ham manager will join the A-League side next season.

Refugee (23) dies after setting himself on fire in 'political protest'

The man set himself alight on in an apparent protest over Australia’s strict asylum seeker policies.

# australia - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Australia is trying to stop its "native cat" from being wiped out by poisonous toads

Carnivorous quolls, commonly known as the native cat, are under attack from the poisonous cane toad.

# australia - Saturday 23 April, 2016

How an erotic sex scene may have ruined this Australian MP's career

Dennis Jensen lost his party’s nomination earlier this month.

# australia - Thursday 21 April, 2016

From The42 'Well done Adam, great to put your country on hold so you can fulfil your own schedule' Backlash

'Well done Adam, great to put your country on hold so you can fulfil your own schedule'

Australian golfer Adam Scott’s decision to skip the Olympics has not gone down well with some of his compatriots.

# australia - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

The 'world's oldest dog' has died aged 30

That’s 130 in dog years.

Irishman convicted of violent attack wanted after going on the run in Australia

David Mulligan, a 33-year-old personal trainer, was captured on CCTV attacking Karl Nissen in a Sydney suburb.

From The42 Young NRL prop sprayed insect repellent in his mouth after being stopped for drink driving Tasty

# australia - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

Why did Australia react so badly to Johnny Depp's dogs?

The awkward, deadpan video has been roundly made fun of but it does have a serious issue underneath.

"It’s going off like a frog in a sock" - Australian minister responds to Depp apology video War On Terrier This post contains videos

"It’s going off like a frog in a sock" - Australian minister responds to Depp apology video

The Australian Minister who told Johnny Depp and Amber Heard to ‘bugger off’ has reacted to their bizarre video.

# australia - Monday 18 April, 2016

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard release awkward apology video over dog smuggling

Heard blamed Depp’s staff for the mix-up saying they were supposed to take care of all the paperwork.

# australia - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Refugee convicted of attempting suicide during attempt to move him

The man was moved from an Australian-funded detention camp on the Pacific island of Nauru.

# australia - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Australians travelling to Ireland warned of 'increased tensions' ahead of 1916 anniversary

The travel guidelines were updated on Monday.

# australia - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Nurofen could be fined $6m for misleading consumers about painkillers

The products in question claimed to target specific pains.

Returning emigrants are filling jobs in a buoyant Irish engineering sector

Employment-wise, it’s the best performing sector for professionals right now.

# australia - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

New Australian banknote slammed for looking "like vomit"

It’s certainly eye catching.

# australia - Monday 11 April, 2016

Australian teen prisoner 'carved Isis symbol into his cellmate's forehead'

New South Wales Corrections Minister David Elliott said he was outraged by the alleged attack.

# australia - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

These giant naked murals won't be covered up

Warning: This post contains images that are NSFW.

From The42 Wallabies and Pumas to play Rugby Championship game in the wrong hemisphere Due North

Wallabies and Pumas to play Rugby Championship game in the wrong hemisphere

Australia have a seriously tough travel schedule ahead of them.

Irishman dies after workplace accident in Australia RIP

Irishman dies after workplace accident in Australia

Paul Walsh had been working to install the country’s National Broadband Network.

# australia - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Strict lockout laws mean no late-night pints and kebabs for us Irish in Sydney

If you think Australia is as laid back as the tourism ads, think again, writes Barry Dunning from Sydney.

# australia - Thursday 31 March, 2016

From The42 SBW, Honey Badger and France star Vakatawa all chasing 7s comebacks in Hong Kong Road To Rio

SBW, Honey Badger and France star Vakatawa all chasing 7s comebacks in Hong Kong

The 15-a-side stars of France, Australia and New Zealand are at very different points in their quest for a room in the Olympic village.

Surfer has part of his thigh bitten off in shark attack

His screams alerted fellow surfers and bystanders to what was happening.

# australia - Friday 18 March, 2016

“I fart in your general direction”: Proceedings took a bizarre turn in Australia’s parliament today

One senator even turned up to the debate in his pyjamas, with a pillow under his arm.

# australia - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Rolf Harris in court on 8 charges of indecent assault

The 85-year-old former TV star pleaded not guilty.

# australia - Monday 14 March, 2016

Mayo man killed in Australian car crash

Kevin Moran was in his early 30s.

# australia - Sunday 13 March, 2016

This photo is going viral for showing how pregnancy looks different for every woman

No two pregnant women are the same.

From The Daily Edge This photo is going viral for showing how pregnancy looks different for every woman Bumpy Ride

This photo is going viral for showing how pregnancy looks different for every woman

No two pregnant ladies are the same.

# australia - Friday 11 March, 2016

From The42 ‘That’s a huge sum of money’ – Wasps closing in on Kurtley Beale Sent To Coventry

‘That’s a huge sum of money’ – Wasps closing in on Kurtley Beale

Reports in Australia claim the Wallabies star is on the verge of signing a lucrative two-year deal.

# australia - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

Irish man in “fight of his life” following serious car accident in Australia

Thomas O’Flaherty, originally from Wexford, was seriously injured in a car accident last week.

The man who raped and killed Jill Meagher is appealing for his jail time to be cut

Bayley was subsequently found guilty of raping three other women, two in the same year as Meagher’s brutal murder.

# australia - Monday 7 March, 2016

“I remember seeing dad’s body on the ground”: The Irish murders that rocked Melbourne

A new documentary looks at what happened, and the impact it has on the families.

Hostages released unharmed after being taken during shooting in Sydney

Police have surrounded the site of the factory in the south-west of the city.

# australia - Sunday 6 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge 9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia Irish Abroad This post contains videos

9 Facebook statuses every Irish person posts from Australia

It’s, like, the law over there? Or something?

From The42 Kyrgios hits back at Tomic after compatriot accuses him of faking illness You've Been Served

Kyrgios hits back at Tomic after compatriot accuses him of faking illness

The row between the two Australian tennis stars has escalated.

# australia - Thursday 3 March, 2016

Cardinal says it was ‘disastrous coincidence’ five paedophile priests preyed on children

The Vatican’s finance chief was based in the town at a time when dozens of children were being abused.

# australia - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge This TV presenter’s Oscars dress went viral for looking like a vagina Whoops

This TV presenter’s Oscars dress went viral for looking like a vagina

“Nice, but why is there a uterus on your dress?”

Inquiry hears of gun-toting paedophile priest who made children kneel between his legs

An Australian inquiry is in its third day.

# australia - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

From Business ETC Australia is now using drones to help stop shark attacks From A Land Drone Under

Australia is now using drones to help stop shark attacks

The trial will see them tested over a six-month period as a way of preventing shark attacks.

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