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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Qing dynasty coin may show ancient Chinese trade link with Australia

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 12:08am by WASHPOST

    ... further proof of their historic contacts with the region. Perhaps a similar effort in northern Australia may not be too far off. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572941/qing-dynasty-coin-may-show-ancient-chinese-trade-link-australia
  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Activists protesting against Australia's national day spray graffiti on Captain Cook’s Cottage

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:50pm by Associated Press in Melbourne

    ... Associated Press in Melbourne National monument defaced by grafitti spray painted by activists opposing the celebration of British colonists arriving in Australia in 1788 Activists have sprayed graffiti on the historic home of the 18th-century British explorer Captain James Cook to protest against Australia’s national day. The stone walls of the two-storey building known ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1412533/activists-protesting-against-australias-national-day-spray-graffiti
  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian court rejects law allowing gay marriage

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 02:25pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... his husband. “This was an unprecedented and historic opportunity,” he said. “I wouldn’t have missed it for the world.” The federal government’s lawyer had argued that having different marriage ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1378964/australian-court-rejects-law-allowing-gay-marriage
  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Adelaide Zoo’s giant pandas fail to breed

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 04:03pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... around the world and breeding programmes aim to preserve the low-sexed creatures. A panda cub was born in Taiwan in July and there have been several other births in recent months in the United ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1315963/adelaide-zoos-giant-pandas-fail-breed
  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia's PM-elect Tony Abbott names cabinet with just one woman

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... portfolio in a ministerial line-up that largely preserves the roles senior Liberal-National lawmakers held in opposition. Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop will be the only woman in the team. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1311093/australias-pm-elect-tony-abbott-names-cabinet-just-one-woman
  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Heartbreak as residents of towns near Sydney find homes reduced to ashes

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 03:44pm by AFP

    ... on the Central Coast, north of Sydney. The Central Coast blaze was described as "apocalyptic" by residents, with at least five historic buildings in the seaside town of Catherine Hill Bay ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1334502/heartbreak-residents-towns-near-sydney-find-homes-reduced-ashes
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Lawsuit after six million bottles of Australian wine poured down drain

    Posted Oct 28th 2013, 04:32pm by AFP

    ... a production glut and the Australian dollar’s historic run above parity against the greenback hit its export business. Discussing the July write-down at this month’s Treasury AGM, chief executive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1341886/lawsuit-after-six-million-bottles-australian-wine-poured-down-drain
  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd defends gay marriage

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 03:33pm by AP

    ... of my colleagues who have a different position on this.” Australian Marriage Equality national director Rodney Croome described Rudd’s defence of marriage equality as “a historic moment ... a moral and spiritual urgency to marriage equality that will resonate with many Australians, including many Australians Christians, and which marks a historic moment in the debate,” he added. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1302564/australian-prime-minister-kevin-rudd-defends-gay-marriage
  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM Kevin Rudd vows referendum to recognise Aboriginals

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 03:43pm by AFP

    ... recognised indigenous peoples as the country’s first inhabitants earlier this year. The move came five years after Rudd, then serving his first term as prime minister, made an historic apology ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1279543/australian-pm-kevin-rudd-vows-referendum-recognise-aboriginals
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Police fear for 2 Australian cruise passengers who fell overboard

    Posted May 10th 2013, 01:10pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... that are constantly monitored, although no one reported seeing the fall at the time. Hutchings said the pair fell a few moments apart. It was not clear from the video who fell first. No life preservers were missing from the ship, Hutchings said. A missing life preserver might have indicated that one of the missing passengers had attempted a rescue. Carnival Spirit is owned by Miami-based Carnival ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1234446/police-fear-2-australian-cruise-passengers-who-fell-overboard

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