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 2020-12-04 14:44 

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After fleeing violence in Myanmar, hundreds of Rohingya are now being moved to a remote island...

Bangladesh has sent a group of more than 1,500 Rohingya refugees to an isolated, uninhabited island that's 34 kilometres from the mainland and only surfaced only 20 years ago....

 2020-12-04 13:03 

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How do you protect women from abuse? Scotland may hold the answer...

Scotland has laws that are considered the "gold standard" for protecting women and children from unseen types of abuse. Now, Australia is interested to find out what they've learned and how, if at all, it could work here....

 2020-12-04 11:47 

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T20 women's world champs win The Don gong at Sport Australia Hall of Fame awards...

Australia's women's T20 World Cup winners are presented with The Don after their memorable tournament victory at the MCG in March....

 2020-12-04 11:22 

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WA Attorney-General tries to link senior Liberal MP to corruption inquiry...

John Quigley uses parliamentary privilege to attempt to link the state's longest-serving Liberal MP, Simon O'Brien, to a scandal into the alleged misuse of entitlements, but Mr O'Brien "firmly rejects" any wrongdoing....

 2020-12-04 10:22 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

Great Barrier Reef's massive coral spawning event...

The corals of the Great Barrier Reef are due to spawn in an annual simultaneous mating event. Scientists hope this year's reproductive cycle can revitalise the world's largest reef....

 2020-12-04 09:07 

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Public servant stood down over historical sex abuse allegation...

A Tasmanian state service employee is stood down over an historical sexual abuse allegation, with the matter referred to police for assessment....

 2020-12-04 08:40 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Brisbane Heat cricketer Mujeeb Ur Rahman tests positive to coronavirus...

Brisbane Heat cricketer Mujeeb Ur Rahman tests positive for coronavirus while in hotel quarantine in Queensland after returning from Afghanistan last week....

 2020-12-04 08:18 

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China says new technology will allow for vast areas of artificial rainfall and hail suppression...

China reveals plans to expand its experimental weather modification program over the next five years, to cover an area greater than the size of India with artificial rainfall....

 2020-12-04 07:37 

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Victoria scales back troop request, saying ADF won't undertake security work in revamped hotel quarantine program...

Victoria Police rather than Defence Force members will manage security in Victoria's revamped hotel quarantine program, as the State Government announces returning travellers will be asked to pay thousands of dollars towards their quarantine costs....

 2020-12-04 07:36 

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T20 live: Australia and India kick off explosive series in Canberra...

Canberra plays host to the first men's T20 international of the summer as Australia and India look to grab an early series lead. Follow live scores and stats....

 2020-12-04 07:36 

ABC Australia

[ Australian Capital Territory ]

India stifles Australia's chase following controversial concussion sub to take 1-0 lead in T20 series...

Australia fails to chase down a modest India total as the visitors' bowling attack guides them to an 11-run win in Canberra. See how the match unfolded....

 2020-12-04 06:58 

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Heidi Strbak released from prison after sentence reduced over manslaughter of son Tyrell Cobb...

Queensland woman Heidi Strbak's reduced five-year prison term has been suspended immediately because she has already spent more than 1100 days in custody....

 2020-12-04 06:48 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Trump spy chief labels China biggest threat to freedom since World War II...

A top US intelligence official is labelling China the biggest threat to democracy and freedom worldwide since World War II, while China state media warns damage to Sino-US relations are "beyond repair"....

 2020-12-04 06:11 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

Horticulture industry facing a critical labour shortage...

Attempts to encourage Australians who lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic to take up farm work appear to be failing, despite cash incentives to help cover accommodation and the cost of moving to rural areas....

 2020-12-04 06:00 

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Internet gaming addict Joseph McDonald killed infant son Lucas in 'spontaneous act of rage' court hears...

A court hears a young sawmill worker played his Playstation in the hours after fatally shaking his seven-week-old son, before falling asleep in the loungeroom....

 2020-12-04 05:51 

ABC Australia

[ South Australia ]

Adelaide paramedic found not guilty of causing patient's death in ambulance rollover...

A District Court judge finds a South Australian paramedic not guilty of causing a patient's death by dangerous driving over a 2016 accident....

 2020-12-04 05:29 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

WA's final decision on New South Wales travel to be announced on Monday...

WA Premier Mark McGowan says the state should reopen to Victoria on Tuesday under planned border changes, but a final decision on New South Wales will not be announced until Monday....

 2020-12-04 05:07 

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Jury in Jarryd Hayne rape trial says it's unable to reach unanimous verdict...

The jury in the rape trial of the former NRL star is urged to keep deliberating after announcing it has been unable to reach a unanimous verdict....

 2020-12-04 04:57 

ABC Australia

[ South Australia ]

COVID-19 restrictions ease in SA against health chief's advice...

Police Commissioner Grant Stevens overruled advice from the SA Chief Public Health Officer Nicola Spurrier that any easing of restrictions should wait until after the weekend....

 2020-12-04 04:37 

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WA set to allow Victoria travellers in but decision looms on New South Wales...

Premier Mark McGowan says WA's border with Victoria should open on Tuesday as planned, but a final decision on New South Wales travel will not be announced until Monday following its COVID-19 scare....

 2020-12-04 04:34 

ABC Australia

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Former SA magistrate jailed for corruption that 'struck at heart' of justice system...

Bob Harrap will spend at least 12 months in jail for corruption offences committed while he was a magistrate, including pressuring a clerk and police prosecutor to take the blame for speeding fines....

 2020-12-04 04:33 

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Spies could soon have greater powers to snoop on calls. Here's what's being recommended...

The age of the smartphone is forcing a software update of Australia's spy laws....

 2020-12-04 04:21 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Long-awaited snap proves rare bird 'not a figment of our imagination'...

It's taken seven years and 355,700 snaps, but the critically endangered western ground parrot is finally photographed in the wild with the help of a heat-activated camera....

 2020-12-04 04:06 

ABC Australia

[ Western Australia ]

Farmland blaze destroys $1 million crop just before harvest...

Farmers have battled a blaze in farmland near Geraldton in Western Australia, which burnt across 2,000 hectares of land....

 2020-12-04 03:54 

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Mother accused of misusing son's funeral funds hasn't had grief counselling despite 50 requests, lawyers say...

Lesley-Lee Hill will remain behind bars where lawyers say she's struggling to access counselling following the death of her 13-year-old son....

 2020-12-04 03:29 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

SES admits handling of 2017 flood 'didn't go according to plan'...

The Deputy Commissioner of the NSW State Emergency Service says plenty of work has been done to address the issues raised in the wake of the flood that devastated Lismore and Murwillumbah....

 2020-12-04 03:26 

ABC Australia

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La Nia to bring wild weather to Victoria this weekend...

The weather bureau is predicting 90-100 kilometre-per-hour wind gusts and temperatures up to 10 degrees below average across the state....

 2020-12-04 03:20 

ABC Australia

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Morrison's demand for apology over fake image a tactical stumble, says Chinese ambassador...

China's deputy ambassador to Australia accuses Scott Morrison of overreacting to an inflammatory tweet by a Chinese official and reiterates that Australia will have to take "concrete steps" if it wants to improve the bilateral relationship....

 2020-12-04 03:18 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

NSW Health says hotel worker likely contracted COVID-19 from US airline crew...

Brad Hazzard said it was a "massive relief" that genome testing had shown the quarantine hotel worker case had not been transmitted locally....

 2020-12-04 03:09 

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Former skipper Michael Vaughan critical of England's coded cricket 'signals' during T20 international...

England's cricket team uses cards with letters and numbers on them to send signals to the team while fielding in a T20 international...

 2020-12-04 02:50 

ABC Australia

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Perth accountant jailed for siphoning more than $4.6 million from wealthy chicken farmers...

Scott Fleay stole millions from Gus and Maria Jubado after they entrusted him with their finances following the $28 million sale of their farm, using the money to buy properties in Perth's upmarket western suburbs....

 2020-12-04 02:38 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

'Now we can tell the story': Statue preserves town's role in saving stricken Dutch airliner...

More than 85 years after the Uiver airliner made an emergency landing in Albury during the London to Melbourne Air Race in 1934, a statue will ensure the locals' heroism is never forgotten....

 2020-12-04 02:26 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Nest of endangered 'bum-breathing' turtle found in new territory...

It's a curious creature and the discovery of a Mary River Turtle nest in an area previously thought to be outside their range has researchers intrigued....

 2020-12-04 02:23 

ABC Australia

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Three more people charged over fight that killed 18yo at Canberra skate park...

Three more people face charges over a deadly brawl in a Canberra skate park, which saw an 18-year-old stabbed to death and his cousin injured....

 2020-12-04 02:13 

ABC Australia

[ Australian Capital Territory ]

Jervis Bay residents lash out at Defence over PFAS management plan...

Local Aboriginal residents say the community is unable to access the seafood they have been catching and eating for thousands of years and they are too scared to drink the water....

 2020-12-04 02:13 

ABC Australia

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Enigma encryption machine used by Nazi Germany in World War II found on bottom of ocean...

German divers searching the Baltic Sea for discarded fishing nets stumbles upon a rare Enigma cipher machine used by the Nazi military during World War II....

 2020-12-04 02:13 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

Cronulla, the flatback turtle, is released into waters off Green Island, near Cairns...

Watch Cronulla the flatback turtle being released back into the ocean off Green Island, near Cairns....

 2020-12-04 02:12 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Rainforests a 'significant concern' for global conservation group after bushfires...

International conservation group says it has "significant concern" for globally important subtropical rainforests, much of them devastated by bushfires last year....

 2020-12-04 02:06 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Tasmania on cusp of legalising voluntary assisted dying after Lower House vote...

Tasmania is closer to legalising voluntary assisted dying after a majority of MPs, including the Premier and Deputy Premier, vote in support of the legislation in the state's House of Assembly....

 2020-12-04 02:04 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

'It literally did a Nemo': Baby turtle's epic adventure to Sydney, thousands of km from home...

Just like in the film Finding Nemo, the juvenile flatback turtle was likely swept off-course by the East Australian Current and, like all travellers right now, its return trip home to Cairns even involved a stint in COVID quarantine....

 2020-12-04 01:45 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Meet some of the players (and spectators) in this year's massive coral spawning event...

Each of the animals on Australia's Great Barrier Reef plays a crucial role within the ecosystem. Here are seven creatures you're likely to see when you visit the reef....

 2020-12-04 01:35 

ABC Australia

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Retail sales jump as Victorians pile into food and fashion...

Australia's economy is showing further signs of recovery as consumers, especially lockdown-weary Victorians, indulged in more shopping....

 2020-12-04 01:33 

ABC Australia

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Farmer found not guilty of murdering his wife in 'staged' fiery car crash in WA's south...

A WA farmer accused of murdering his wife more than a decade ago by "staging a car crash" on their Great Southern property so he could be with his mistress is found not guilty after a Supreme Court retrial....

 2020-12-04 01:26 

ABC Australia

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Donald Trump loses legal battle to overturn election results in Wisconsin...

US President Donald Trump loses another legal challenge to overturn the 2020 election results in the state of Wisconsin, while Georgia finishes a second recount where president-elect Joe Biden won a majority again....

 2020-12-04 01:17 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Volunteer's shoulder 'nearly torn off' by tiger at Carole Baskin's Big Cat Rescue...

A volunteer at a famous US big cat sanctuary has had her arm broken in three places and a shoulder badly injured in a tiger attack....

 2020-12-04 01:08 

ABC Australia

[ Business ]

Your best photos from spring...

Here is a selection of photos sent in by audience members from around Australia. If you have any photos that you'd like to share, send them in via the upload page . You can take a look at more photos from across the country on our Instagram , and shar...

 2020-12-04 01:03 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

Listen as a zebra finch's ingenious 'vocal panting' helps cool them down and survive heatwaves...

A new study has found a fast, high-pitched, and repetitive song to their unhatched babies helps zebra finches survive hot weather, both mother and child....

 2020-12-04 01:03 

ABC Australia

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Woman accused of decapitating mother prone to extreme 'rage attacks', court told...

A forensic psychiatrist tells a Sydney court that Jessica Camilleri, accused of decapitating her mother last year, is prone to aggressive outbursts and is living with complex mental illness. WARNING: This story contains graphic content that some readers m...

 2020-12-04 01:01 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

North Queensland teens write letter to Indian bank urging them to reject Adani loan...

Two teenagers from north Queensland are urging one of the biggest banks in India to reject a mining company's request for a $1 billion loan for the Carmichael mine....

 2020-12-04 00:59 

ABC Australia

[ Western Australia ]

Businesses, locals want help over escalating crime in Fitzroy Valley...

Residents and business owners say they are at the end of their rope with repeated burglaries, assaults and break-ins in the central Kimberley town....

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