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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian judge backs Canberra's hard line on immigration

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:54am by AFP

    ... in a detention camp on Nauru, claim their clients were falsely imprisoned on the ship. ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia raises terror threat level over domestic Islamic State supporters

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

    ... level was raised last month to the second-highest risk level on a five-tier scale. He said the public would probably notice a greater police and security presence at airports, shipping ports, ...

  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Mining giants may dump dredging waste onshore, not on Barrier Reef

    Posted Sep 02nd 2014, 10:18pm by Reuters

    ... approval should be revoked. "Onshore disposal would be a far better option environmentally and for the tourism and fishing industries. However, the problems of increased shipping and export ...

  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    State of Great Barrier Reef likely to worsen, Canberra admits

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:40pm by Reuters

    ... The government said run-off from farms, crown-of-thorns starfish and climate change were the biggest threats to the reef, but admitted shipping and dredging took place in reef areas already facing other ... and compatriot GVK plan a huge coal terminal expansion, and Gladstone, where ship traffic will rise sharply from 2015 as huge new liquefied natural gas plants start exports. Green groups said the report ...

  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Firemen rescue Asian backpackers living in squalor at Sydney industrial site

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:39am by AFP

    ... yesterday from a raging fire on a Sydney industrial site where they were found "living in squalor" in minibuses, a shipping container and a caravan. New South Wales Fire and Rescue ... a normal industrial fire, but within a couple of minutes it became a rescue operation," Mullins said. "They were living in squalor. There were beds in old minibuses, a shipping container ...

  6. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian navy investigates sex abuse rituals aboard ship

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 11:11pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Navy investigates sex abuse rituals on ship The Australian navy was yesterday investigating allegations of "inappropriate behaviour" related ... not be able to join the ship for several days. "Navy is being as open and transparent as it can about this incident within the limitations of the investigative process," Griggs said. ...

  7. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Police find drugs worth A$200m in truck tyres shipped from China

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Police find drugs worth A$200m in truck tyres Australian police have seized methamphetamine with a street value of A$200 million (HK$1.5 billion) concealed in the tyres of a truck shipped from China. The 200kg bust was made at Port Melbourne with three men, two of them dock workers, arrested and facing a maximum of life in prison. Police said ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Baby dies as migrant ship sinks in Indian Ocean

    Posted Jul 13th 2013, 03:25pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ...  A baby boy is dead and eight people are missing after a boat carrying asylum seekers from Indonesia to Australia began sinking in the Indian Ocean. Australian Home Affairs Minister Jason Clare said on Saturday that officials rescued 88 asylum seekers aft ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia refuses to comment on asylum seeker lifeboat policy report

    Posted Jan 08th 2014, 12:59pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... islands. Australia was buying 16 engine-powered and enclosed lifeboats – similar to those carried by cruise ships and oil tankers – for border protection boats to carry as an alternative ... their ships being turned back to Indonesia by Australian border protection crews. By putting asylum seekers into safe lifeboats and sending them back to Indonesian islands, Australia is likely to risk ...

  10. 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

    ... ship to discover the site of Sydney. The family cottage was dismantled and relocated in 1934 to Melbourne, Australia’s second largest city, where it has become a museum and popular tourist ...




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