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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Giant white-headed crocodile shot after killing Australian fisherman

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:12pm by AFP

    ... line late on Monday. Police said the man's wife was with him on the river bank but did not see the moment the animal, believed to be 4.5 metres long, attacked. "The initial ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1577132/giant-white-headed-crocodile-shot-after-killing-australian-fisherman
  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Record US$470m settlement reached in Australia wildfire lawsuit

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 04:34pm by AP

    ... lines, which sparked the fire Survivors of one of Australia’s deadliest wildfires are to be awarded nearly A$500 million (US$470 million) in a class action settlement reached on Tuesday, ... was negligent because it hadn’t maintained its power lines, which sparked the fire. The group also sued Utility Services Corporation, which SP AusNet hired to maintain the lines, and the Victorian ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554794/record-us470m-settlement-reached-australia-wildfire-lawsuit
  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Survivors of Australian bush fire win HK$3.6 billion in class action settlement

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 11:13pm by AP

    ... provider SP AusNet, arguing that the company was negligent because it had not maintained its power lines, which sparked the fire. The group also sued Utility Services Corporation, which SP AusNet hired to maintain the lines, and the Victorian government. Yesterday, the defendants agreed to pay a total of A$494.7 million. Andrew Watson, representing the plaintiffs, said the settlement ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554901/survivors-australian-bush-fire-win-hk36-billion-class-action-settlement
  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott a sexist, not a misogynist, says outgoing senator

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:26am by AFP

    ... for winking during a testy radio chat about the tough May budget with a female pensioner who worked on a sex phone line. Former US secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton wrote in her book Hard ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1538372/tony-abbott-sexist-not-misogynist-says-outgoing-senator
  5. 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
  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Pensioner sex worker brings Tony Abbott undone in the wink of an eye

    Posted May 21st 2014, 03:51pm

    ... works on a sex phone line to pay the bills. The conservative leader’s first budget since coming to office last September took the axe to health and education spending while tightening welfare and family benefits in a bid to slash the deficit. I just survive on around A$400 a fortnight after I pay my rent and I work on an adult sex line to make ends meet. That’s the only way I can do ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1517215/pensioner-sex-worker-brings-tony-abbott-undone-wink-eye
  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Fifty sharks killed in Western Australia’s trial of cull policy

    Posted May 07th 2014, 09:17pm by AFP

    ... after six fatal attacks in the past two years, angering conservationists who claim it flies in the face of international obligations to protect the great white shark. Baited lines with hooks were set one kilometre offshore at the busiest beaches for a trial period from January 25 until April 30. Any shark longer than three metres snagged by the lines and deemed to be a threat- ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1506694/fifty-sharks-killed-western-australias-trial-cull-policy
  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

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

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

    ... "It's a determination that has no substance for them. Papua New Guinea is not equipped and cannot and will not provide secure resettlement." The creation of a new border agency is in line ...

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

    Australian airliner makes emergency landing after engine catches fire over Perth

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 06:10pm by AGENCIES

    ... fire. “Fuel starting spewing out, caught alight- there was a bit of panic on board but the pilots were quite quick to react and cut fuel lines and then put it out,” he told the Australian ... lines  Passenger Jason Grimmett Perth serves as the hub for a multinational search effort for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which vanished March 8 on a trip from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1500045/planes-engine-catches-fire-western-australia

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