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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia raises terror threat level over domestic Islamic State supporters

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 02:08pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... military bases, government buildings and large public events. “Normal life in Australia can and must go on, but we need to be aware that there are people who wish to do us harm and are preparing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1590828/australia-elevates-terrorism-threat-second-highest-level
  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Former military chief Peter Cosgrove becomes Australian governor-general

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia gets new governor general Former military chief Peter Cosgrove became Australia's governor general yesterday, and vowed to uphold the values ... executive power to them in almost every respect. They can open and dissolve parliament, commission the prime minister and appoint ministers, rubber-stamp laws passed by parliament and appoint judges ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1459631/former-military-chief-peter-cosgrove-becomes-australian-governor-general
  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Senior Australian clergyman Max Davis steps down over child sex abuse charges

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 09:25pm by AFP

    ... the church's military diocese, is the most senior clergyman in Australia, and the first Australian Catholic bishop, to be charged with a child sex offence. It is alleged he sexually abused a student while teaching at St Benedict's College near Perth in 1969- two years before he was ordained. The Catholic Military Ordinariate of Australia said Davis, 68, "emphatically denies" ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1543741/senior-australian-clergyman-max-davis-steps-down-over-child-sex-abuse
  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    63 women in Australia’s military have signed up for combat roles

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 09:26pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Canberra Australian women opt for combat More than 60 women have signed up for combat roles in the Australian military, such as in the infantry and as members of tank crews, since gender restrictions were lifted last year from the most dangerous defence jobs. However, the military won't say whether any Australian woman has fought in a combat role ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1525351/63-women-australias-military-have-signed-combat-roles
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Sri Lankan asylum seeker group to be taken to the Australian mainland

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:36pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... government troops and the now-defeated separatist Tamil Tiger rebels. Tamils say they are still suffering violence at the hands of the military. The asylum seekers will be held in Australia where ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1558985/sri-lankan-asylum-seeker-group-be-taken-australian-mainland
  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian high court blocks return of 153 refugees to Sri Lanka

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 10:49pm by AFP

    ... to go back," he said. Australian Human Rights Commission chief Gillian Triggs said screening of asylum seekers at sea appeared to be inadequate under international law. The process ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1549946/australian-high-court-blocks-return-153-refugees-sri-lanka
  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian parliament to hear report on brutality at HMAS Leeuwin base

    Posted May 05th 2014, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... were so serious they would be raised in a paper to parliament, a report said yesterday. An inquiry into abuse in the military has received 2,400 complaints, but the head of the investigation ... to recommend a royal commission. "We are getting a lot of people who don't want to go public and are very apprehensive about any suggestion their identity might be disclosed to defence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1505178/australian-parliament-hear-report-brutality-hmas-leeuwin-base
  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australia finds half of asylum seekers held in Papua New Guinea camp genuine

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:43pm by AFP

    ... boats, with its military-led Operation Sovereign Borders preventing any new arrivals in the past four months. Under the policy, boats are being turned back to Indonesia, where most originate, ... with a recommendation in a recent National Commission of Audit commissioned by Prime Minister Tony Abbott's government. The agency, which is expected to be up and running by the middle of next year, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508537/australia-finds-half-asylum-seekers-held-papua-new-guinea-camp-genuine
  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian government apologises to abuse victims in military

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Apology to victims of abuse in military The Australian government has made a parliamentary apology to victims of abuse in the military and set up ... by a report commissioned by the government last year. The task force will be able to refer appropriate matters to police for criminal investigation. "Young men and women have endured sexual, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1091427/australian-government-apologises-abuse-victims-military
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia’s apology for military abuse rapped as rushed

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 03:53pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney  Australia’s apology to sex abuse victims in the military was criticised on Tuesday as too rushed to allow the victims to witness it, even as it was welcomed ... the historic occasion inside and outside parliament. But when Defence Minister Stephen Smith delivered the apology to those abused in the military in parliament on Monday, his speech came just hours ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1092156/australias-apology-military-abuse-rapped-rushed

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