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#Australia

# australia - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Australia furious as Turkey's president refers to Gallipoli after Christchurch mosque attack

Scott Morrison warned he would consider “all options” in reviewing ties between the two countries.

# australia - Sunday 17 March, 2019

Australian PM says senator who punched teen after blaming terror attack on immigration should face 'full force of law' New Zealand This post contains videos

Australian PM says senator who punched teen after blaming terror attack on immigration should face 'full force of law'

Scott Morrison said Fraser Anning’s comments were “appalling”.

# australia - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Senator punches teen who egged him for blaming New Zealand attack on immigration Fraser Anning This post contains videos

Senator punches teen who egged him for blaming New Zealand attack on immigration

Queensland Senator Fraser Anning drew international condemnation for his comments.

# australia - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Cardinal Pell told he 'may not live to be released' as he's sentenced to six years in jail

Pell was found guilty of assaulting two choirboys in a Melbourne cathedral in 1996-97.

# australia - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

From The42 Australia rugby league player charged over sex tape scandal NRL

Australia rugby league player charged over sex tape scandal

Penrith’s Tyrone May was charged by police today.

# australia - Monday 4 March, 2019

From The42 Quade Cooper is back in Super Rugby and the early signs are exciting Analysis

Quade Cooper is back in Super Rugby and the early signs are exciting

The 30-year-old is already on Michael Cheika’s Wallabies radar.

# australia - Friday 1 March, 2019

From The42 Leona Maguire maintains promising start to life on Tour with strong opening round in Canberra Well Placed

Leona Maguire maintains promising start to life on Tour with strong opening round in Canberra

The Cavan golfer is just four shots off the lead after day one Down Under.

Two Irish men charged with attempted murder in Australia following shooting of man (53)

Mark Dixon (30) and Jack Harvey (26) were arrested on Wednesday

# australia - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Two Irish men arrested in Australia in connection with shooting of 53-year-old man

Police said the pair were currently assisting police with their enquiries.

# australia - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Australian Cardinal George Pell found guilty of sexually assaulting two choirboys

He has now become the most senior Catholic cleric ever convicted of child sex crimes.

# australia - Monday 25 February, 2019

Press council rules that controversial cartoon of Serena Williams was 'not racist' and in public interest

The cartoon was published following Williams’ behaviour at the US Open last year.

# australia - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Irishman found 'safe and well' in Australia after online appeal

He had not been in contact with his family for four months.

From The42 Brilliant fightback from Maguire Down Under as Cavan star cards superb 68 Irish Eye

Brilliant fightback from Maguire Down Under as Cavan star cards superb 68

The 24-year-old has upped the ante at her first European Tour event as a pro.

# australia - Friday 22 February, 2019

Drug-driver who killed six in 'one of the worst mass murders' in Australian history handed life sentence

James Gargasoulas killed six people when he drove into shoppers in Melbourne in 2017.

# australia - Sunday 17 February, 2019

From The42 Paul Dunne finishes third in Perth as New Zealander Fox claims European Tour title World Super 6

Paul Dunne finishes third in Perth as New Zealander Fox claims European Tour title

Ryan Fox claimed his maiden title after beating Spain’s Adrian Otaegui on the final matchplay day in Perth.

# australia - Friday 15 February, 2019

From The42 Hoey and Dunne right in contention ahead of Saturday's action in Perth Super 6

Hoey and Dunne right in contention ahead of Saturday's action in Perth

The pair are a couple of strokes back from leader Panuphol Pittayarat after a good start to their week in Australia.

Man acquitted of murdering Irish father-of-two with screwdriver during Perth fight

Andrew Doan was acquitted of both murder and the alternative charge of manslaughter.

# australia - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Australian police probe parliament brawl involving 70 year-old senator who left blood on rival's door

Senator Brian Burston admitted to smearing blood on Senator Pauline Hanson’s door following a brawl with one of her aides.

# australia - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

Australian government suffers first major defeat in nearly 100 years over refugees bill

Prime Minister Scott Morrison last week ruled out calling a snap election if his government was defeated over the “stupid” bill.

# australia - Saturday 9 February, 2019

From The42 Folau ends speculation over future by signing new Wallabies deal Committed

Folau ends speculation over future by signing new Wallabies deal

The Australia fullback will remain with the Waratahs until 2022 after penning a new long-term deal.

# australia - Friday 8 February, 2019

From The42 Michael Hoey and Paul Dunne lead the Irish charge at Vic Open Going Strong

Michael Hoey and Paul Dunne lead the Irish charge at Vic Open

Leona Maguire, meanwhile, also made the cut in the women’s event.

# australia - Thursday 7 February, 2019

A Mayo woman has died in a car crash in Australia

The woman is believed to be in her 20s.

# australia - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

R Kelly deletes tweet announcing Australia and New Zealand tour amid backlash

An Australian lawmaker wants the country to bar him from performing there if the concert plan goes forward.

# australia - Tuesday 5 February, 2019

From The42 'Where we see violence against women we'll act in the strongest terms' - NRL star kicked out of the sport Exit Door

'Where we see violence against women we'll act in the strongest terms' - NRL star kicked out of the sport

Ben Barba was sacked by his club and has now been deregistered by the NRL.

# australia - Monday 4 February, 2019

Crocodiles spotted in suburban streets after 'once-in-a-century floods' hit Australia

Police confirmed that crocodiles have been reported in flood waters in parts of Townsville.

# australia - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Once-in-a-century floods turn streets to rivers in northeastern Australia

Australia’s tropical north typically experiences heavy rains during the monsoon season at this time of the year.

From The42 Ireland Rugby 7s make history in Sydney with fourth place finish at World Series History Makers

Ireland Rugby 7s make history in Sydney with fourth place finish at World Series

Two Irish players also featured in the 2019 World Series Dream Team for their performances in Australia.

# australia - Friday 1 February, 2019

January was Australia's hottest month ever

The record smashing month comes hot on the heels of the hottest December on record.

# australia - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

Top Australian horse trainer arrested amid claims jockeys shocked horses into running faster

An unregistered firearm, cocaine and four Taser-like devices were seized by police in a dawn raid.

# australia - Friday 25 January, 2019

Power blackouts for 200,000 people as temperatures in Australia continue to soar

Authorities said they ordered forced outages to reduce the risk of the entire grid failing.

# australia - Thursday 24 January, 2019

People given free beer as temperatures top 49 degrees in Australia

Heat-stressed bats are falling from trees.

# australia - Monday 21 January, 2019

Young boy mauled by pack of dingoes that 'wanted blood'

The boy was running up a sand dune in Australia’s Fraser Island when he was attacked.

Australian police bust crime ring that stole over $1 million worth of baby formula

Six have been charged after an almost year-long investigation, police said.

# australia - Friday 18 January, 2019

Police in Australia arrest man over murder of Israeli student (21)

Aiia Maasarwe was the victim of a “horrendous, horrific attack”, police said

# australia - Thursday 17 January, 2019

From The42 Ex-refugee leading the way for Australia on and off the pitch with brilliant mental health message Socceroos This post contains videos

Ex-refugee leading the way for Australia on and off the pitch with brilliant mental health message

Awer Mabil’s story is an interesting one – as is his unique goal celebration.

Israeli student (21) murdered in Melbourne while on phone with sister

Aiia’s body was found early Wednesday near the campus of Melbourne University where she was studying.

# australia - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

From The42 Wallabies star Kurtley Beale in hot water again as he apologises for powder video Statement

Wallabies star Kurtley Beale in hot water again as he apologises for powder video

Rugby Australia have released a statement.

The hottest 15 places in the world today are all in Australia as extreme heatwave rages on

Fruit is cooking from the inside out and wildlife is dying as temperatures continue to soar.

# australia - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

From The42 The Wallabies' loss has been Leinster's immense gain as Fardy shines Fardy Party

The Wallabies' loss has been Leinster's immense gain as Fardy shines

The 34-year-old Australian has been a superb signing for the province.

# australia - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Australian man charged with sending dangerous parcels to embassies

Savas Avan appeared in a Melbourne court after being arrested at his home in rural Victoria state yesterday.

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