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  1. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Huge tract of Australia in ‘biggest ever drought’

    Posted Mar 07th 2014, 05:53pm by AFP

    ... of the wettest times of the year, but this time round many shires missed out on rain altogether. RT @KateLimon9: Queensland in most widespread drought on record... including areas right next to Brisbane ... as well as mental health support. “If your farm is in dire drought, you can’t sell, you can’t borrow, you can’t leave but you’ve got no money and that’s why it’s right and proper that you should ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia awards HK$8.35b asylum seeker centre contract amid controversy

    Posted Feb 24th 2014, 02:47pm by Reuters

    ... rights groups and the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. Last week, one asylum seeker was killed and at least 77 injured in violent clashes at the Manus Island detention centre. Australia uses ...

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    Police raid Australia media offices to block tell-all interview with Schapelle Corby

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 03:43pm by AP and AFP

    ... has been the frontrunner in seeking rights to get an exclusive interview”. “This warrant has come at a time when Indonesian officials are telling Schapelle that she could go back to jail ...

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    Western Australia in uproar over shark cull after rise in attacks

    Posted Feb 10th 2014, 04:39am by THE WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post in Sydney Animal rights activists and scientists united in anger over controversial response to big rise in attacks off Western Australia in last three years Terror, ... his left arm and ripped off part of his right leg. The 35-year-old died in its jaws. The Australian plumber's gruesome death was part of an increase in shark attacks that has terrified ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia probes detention of asylum-seeker children

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 01:25pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia’s human rights watchdog launched an inquiry on Monday into the detention of children under punitive government policies banishing asylum-seekers who arrive by boat to remote Pacific camps. Gillian Triggs, president of the Australian Human Rights Commission, said the probe would examine the impact of mandatory detention on more than ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia rejects media claims navy mistreated asylum seekers

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 04:26pm by Reuters in Sydney

    ... Co-ordinating Minister for political, legal and security affairs, said in a statement. The incident comes as US-based rights watchdog Human Rights Watch issued a blistering assessment of Australia’s asylum seeker policy in its 700-page annual World Report. “Successive governments have prioritised domestic politics over Australia’s international legal obligations to protect the rights ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia tightens secrecy over ‘success’ in blocking asylum seekers

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 05:33pm by Reuters

    ... asylum seekers, including media reports this week of a hunger strike an immigration detention centre on Christmas Island. Human rights groups have for years chronicled incidents of self-harm, ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia posts code of conduct for asylum-seekers

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 03:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Guinea and the small state of Nauru last year in a bid to stem the arrival of the would-be refugees, drawing sharp criticism from rights groups. The new code, which states people must not become ... non-citizens who engaged in conduct that is not in line with the expectations of the Australian community. It said the regulation imposing the code was compatible with human rights and limitations were ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Tony Abbott remembered as right-wing activist during time as Rhodes scholar at Oxford

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian Tony Abbott , favourite to win the Australian election, remembered at university as a right-wing activist with a thirst for debate and boxing 'Abbo' at Oxford ... a forward one: if an opposing player was giving him a hard time, "he was a bit of a pugilist. He had a quick right jab." Tony Abbott has not lost those instincts. The right-wing favourite ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    No Australia climbdown on China criticism

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 02:57pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia refused on Thursday to back down from criticism of China’s newly-declared air defence identification zone, with Prime Minister Tony Abbott proclaiming a right to “speak our mind”. Australia on Tuesday summoned China’s ambassador to voice opposition to the zone over the East China Sea, which includes Japan-administered islands ...




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