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  1. 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
  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

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

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

    ... the bishop was not ordained. The bishop emphatically denies the allegation and the charge will be defended." The charge comes with a royal commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual ...

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

    Tony Abbott says wink during granny's talk-show phone-sex confession was mistake

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 10:36pm by AP

    ... by Sarah Hanson-Young, a senator for the Greens party, which has vowed to block some of the government's toughest budget measures. "Rather than taking seriously her concerns of poverty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1518027/tony-abbott-says-wink-during-grannys-talk-show-phone-sex-confession-was
  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Bitterness drove killer of Chinese-Australian family of five, court told

    Posted May 09th 2014, 09:40pm by AFP

    ... "It is the crown case that the assailant was motivated by bitterness towards the family in the commission of these murders," Tedeschi said in his opening address. "The assailant came into the home prepared for the commission of the offences. It was not a robbery or a sexual attack." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1508535/bitterness-drove-killer-chinese-australian-family-five-court-told
  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

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

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

    ... 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
  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian parliament to hear report on brutality at HMAS Leeuwin base

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

    ... 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
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian state premier quits over wine gift ‘memory fail’

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 12:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... of wine worth around A$3,000 (HK$21,822). Barry O’Farrell, who leads Australia’s populous New South Wales state, told the country’s Independent Commission Against Corruption on Tuesday that he ... explain.” The Commission has heard that Nick Di Girolamo, then chief executive of a water company accused of expenses fraud, sent the rare wine to O’Farrell shortly after he became premier in 2011. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1483718/australian-state-premier-quits-over-wine-gift-memory-fail
  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia to send all boatpeople to poverty-hit Papua New Guinea

    Posted Jul 19th 2013, 05:42pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Hardline policy means even 'genuine refugees' have 'no chance' of settlement in Australia Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Friday announced that no more boatpeople will be resettled in Australia as refugees, with all unauthorised arrivals to be sent to poverty-stricken Papua New Guinea. “From now on, any asylum-seeker who arrives ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1286299/australia-send-all-boatpeople-poverty-hit-papua-new-guinea
  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Former military chief Peter Cosgrove becomes Australian governor-general

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

    ... 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
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Terri Butler claims win in Queensland race for Rudd's former seat

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:39am by Bloomberg

    ... as the Liberal-National government refused to concede. With postal votes yet to be counted, Labor has 52.3 per cent of the vote, according to the Australian Electoral Commission's website. Liberal-National ... its popularity dented by domestic issues. In Griffith, Labor leads the Liberal-National coalition by 3,148 votes, the Australian Electoral Commission website showed. Brandis said there were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1424689/terri-butler-claims-win-queensland-race-rudds-former-seat

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