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# australia - Yesterday’s News

Australia softens its tax on backpackers after outcry from farmers

A campaign by farmers and the tourism industry had an impact.

# australia - Sunday 25 September, 2016

From The42 Dave Pocock posted an extremely in-depth pic after surgery on his broken hand Cut To The Bone

Dave Pocock posted an extremely in-depth pic after surgery on his broken hand

Fair warning: Pocock’s Tweet is far more than skin deep and the squeamish among you may want to avoid it.

# australia - Friday 23 September, 2016

Flight forced to shut down engine after cabin fills with smoke

The plane had been travelling between Sydney to Cairns.

# australia - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Australia's 'Barefoot Bushman' has been mauled by a 15-foot crocodile

Rob Bredl, 66, was bitten by the 4.5-metre crocodile at an Australian wildlife park in Queensland.

# australia - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

From The42 Lambie returns to Spingboks for first time since Stander red-card incident Back In Action This post contains videos

Lambie returns to Spingboks for first time since Stander red-card incident

Fullback Willie le Roux has also been recalled by under-fire head coach Allister Coetzee.

I made it all up, admits Australia's face of youth unemployment

Amy and Ashleigh were branded a new breed of “dole bludger”, and the country’s Finance Minister pledged to investigate.

# australia - Sunday 18 September, 2016

From The42 Pocock ruled out of remainder of Rugby Championship with hand injury Injury

Pocock ruled out of remainder of Rugby Championship with hand injury

Australia will face the last two games of the Rugby Championship without the back-row.

# australia - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

Irishman up for Pride of Australia Medal after he saves friend from great white shark attack

The attack happened last year in New South Wales.

# australia - Monday 12 September, 2016

From The42 Australian rugby league player dies after tackle RIP

Australian rugby league player dies after tackle

Grant Cook was playing for the Murwillumbah Mustangs in a regional New South Wales game.

# australia - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Australian prime minister links 'IS-inspired' stabbing to 9/11 anniversary

A 22-year-old man has been arrested.

# australia - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge These radio presenters found the world's soundest lad through a random prank call Hamish And Andy

These radio presenters found the world's soundest lad through a random prank call

Need someone, anyone to give you a glowing job reference? This guy is your man.

# australia - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

Australian kitesurfer savaged to death in shark attack

There were 98 shark attacks globally last year – the highest number ever recorded.

# australia - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

A second victim of the Australia hostel stabbing attacks has died

Tom Jackson, who died from injuries sustained in the attack, was called a hero for his selfless attempts to help a fellow Briton.

# australia - Monday 29 August, 2016

Man allegedly put acid in Sydney gay nightclub lubricant

New South Wales police confirmed a man was arrested and charged.

# australia - Sunday 28 August, 2016

From The42 Australia job not under threat, insists Michael Cheika Cheiks

Australia job not under threat, insists Michael Cheika

The Wallabies have now lost six Tests in a row.

From The42 Hansen denies ref meeting ahead of Wallabies clash Bledisloe Cup

Hansen denies ref meeting ahead of Wallabies clash

The All Blacks chief met with assistant referee Jaco Peyper before New Zealand beat Australia, but not with Romain Poite.

# australia - Friday 26 August, 2016

Australian footballer calls for better education about race after blackface tribute

A mother painted her son’s skin brown to resemble the player.

From The42 'It's very easy for people to put the boot in': Cheika tells critics to back wounded Wallabies Mc

'It's very easy for people to put the boot in': Cheika tells critics to back wounded Wallabies

Stirling Mortlock is among the vocal critics of the World Cup runners-up, but Cheika says the Australian thing to do is get behind the team.

# australia - Thursday 25 August, 2016

From The42 Cheika recalls Quade Cooper in a bid to spark Wallaby revival in Wellington Back In Gold

Cheika recalls Quade Cooper in a bid to spark Wallaby revival in Wellington

Bernard Foley will start in the centre as the World Cup runners-up look to avenge their 42-8 home humbling.

# australia - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

From The42 All Blacks hand debut to 21-year-old centre for Wallabies clash in Wellington Young Blood

All Blacks hand debut to 21-year-old centre for Wallabies clash in Wellington

Anton Lienert-Brown has been named to start by Steve Hansen in Saturday’s Rugby Championship Test.

From The42 Matt Giteau admits he may have played his last game for Australia Matt Finish

Matt Giteau admits he may have played his last game for Australia

After breaking his ankle against New Zealand, Giteau could step aside to let the next generation come through.

British backpacker (21) stabbed to death in Australia

The woman was killed in an attack that also left a British man critically injured.

# australia - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Designer says burkini bans in France have boosted sales of the swimwear

“Women are standing together on this. It doesn’t matter what race or religion.”

Cheika: Wallabies face 'biggest' challenge yet

The former Leinster coach admits that Australia are up against it following their 42-8 defeat to the All-Blacks at the weekend.

# australia - Monday 22 August, 2016

Crocodiles let loose by vandals in Australian school

The female crocodiles were injured in the incident and will most likely have to be euthanised.

# australia - Sunday 21 August, 2016

From The42 Ankle injury means Matt Giteau has probably played his last game for the Wallabies Playmaker

Ankle injury means Matt Giteau has probably played his last game for the Wallabies

The Toulon star fractured his ankle in as the Wallabies were trounced in Sydney.

# australia - Saturday 20 August, 2016

From The42 Bugging claim overshadows All Blacks clash with Australia as police investigate Controversy

Bugging claim overshadows All Blacks clash with Australia as police investigate

A device was found just hours before the teams clashed in the Blediscoe Cup.

# australia - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Australia to close controversial Manus Island asylum centre after court ruled it unconstitutional and illegal

Asylum-seekers trying to reach Australia by boat are either sent back to where they departed from or transferred to Nauru and Manus.

# australia - Monday 15 August, 2016

Two Irish men charged in Australia after major drugs seizure

The Dublin men have been named as Harry McNab and Darren O’Brien.

# australia - Sunday 14 August, 2016

From The42 Hansen snipes at Cheika as Bledisloe mind games rumble on Men At Work

Hansen snipes at Cheika as Bledisloe mind games rumble on

The war of words between Steve Hansen and Michael Cheika shows no sign of abating less than a week away from their Bledisloe Cup opener.

# australia - Thursday 11 August, 2016

From The42 US NBA stars made to work for Olympics victory over Aussies Success

US NBA stars made to work for Olympics victory over Aussies

Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points and Kyrie Irving added 19 for the Americans.

# australia - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Revealed: Child abuse, assault and sexual bribery on Australia's refugee island Nauru Files This post contains videos

Revealed: Child abuse, assault and sexual bribery on Australia's refugee island

Over 2,000 incident reports detailing the abuse of asylum-seekers were leaked to The Guardian Australia.

# australia - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

From The42 World rugby stars hail Caslick as Aussie women claim sevens gold against Kiwis Golden Girls

World rugby stars hail Caslick as Aussie women claim sevens gold against Kiwis

The top seeds dominated the game either side of half-time.

# australia - Saturday 6 August, 2016

From The42 Brumbies centre Lealiifano diagnosed with leukaemia Fight

Brumbies centre Lealiifano diagnosed with leukaemia

Following a brief illness, investigations have led to Australia international Christian Lealiifano being diagnosed with leukaemia.

# australia - Friday 5 August, 2016

The Irishman detained at an infamous Australian immigration centre is due home tonight

Bernard Lee’s family had been appealing to federal officials Down Under to release the 26-year-old, from Greystones, Co Wicklow.

Woman who gives birth at 62 in Australia called 'selfish and wrong' by medical chief

The woman gave birth by caesarean section earlier this week.

# australia - Thursday 4 August, 2016

Irishman 'burnt to the bone' after sleeping bag caught fire at Australian rodeo

Ciaran Carolan escaped the flames at the campsite.

# australia - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

'We are dead souls in living bodies': Australia accused of deliberately ignoring abuse of refugees

Asylum-seekers and refugees suffer “severe abuse, inhumane treatment, and neglect,” according to the report.

# australia - Tuesday 2 August, 2016

Australian couple wake up to find giant sinkhole in their back garden

The sinkhole has grown to 26 feet in diameter.

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