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#Australia

# australia - Today’s News

The hottest 15 places in the world today are all in Australia as extreme heatwave rages on

Fruit is cooking from the inside out and wildlife is dying as temperatures continue to soar.

# australia - Yesterday’s News

From The42 The Wallabies' loss has been Leinster's immense gain as Fardy shines Fardy Party

The Wallabies' loss has been Leinster's immense gain as Fardy shines

The 34-year-old Australian has been a superb signing for the province.

# australia - Thursday 10 January, 2019

Australian man charged with sending dangerous parcels to embassies

Savas Avan appeared in a Melbourne court after being arrested at his home in rural Victoria state yesterday.

Woman and child rushed to hospital after being bitten by shark

Local media said the victims were a woman and young child playing in the shallow waters of the island’s Catseye Beach.

# australia - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

UN says Saudi woman is genuine refugee, asks Australia to resettle her

The 18-year-old is fleeing from her family.

Police in Australia investigate delivery of suspicious packages to foreign embassies

The packages are not believed to be harmful.

# australia - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Two Irishmen charged with murder after man dies following attack in Sydney

A 66-year-old man died yesterday following injuries sustained in an attack in late December.

# australia - Monday 7 January, 2019

Thousands of Australians stung in bluebottle jellyfish invasion

Around 13,000 stings have been recorded in the past week.

# australia - Monday 31 December, 2018

Two Irish men charged over alleged assault in Sydney

The men appeared in court at the weekend.

# australia - Friday 28 December, 2018

Australian town records temperature of 49.3 Celsius as country sizzles in record-breaking heatwave

High temperatures are not unusual in Australia during its arid southern hemisphere summer.

# australia - Thursday 27 December, 2018

'I tell friends back home all the time that they should come over': Visa extension set to boost Irish-Australian migration

We spoke to the Irish community in Australia, and the Australian community in Ireland, to find out the effect new visa changes will have.

# australia - Monday 24 December, 2018

12 pubs in Bangkok and a beach barbeque in Sydney: How the Irish celebrate Christmas around the world

We spoke to some Irish people who will be spending Christmas day across the miles this year.

# australia - Friday 21 December, 2018

From The42 Towering Australia lock to join Toulouse Rory's Story

Towering Australia lock to join Toulouse

Rory Arnold will link up with the Top 14 club at the end of next year’s Rugby World Cup.

# australia - Thursday 20 December, 2018

From The42 'A dual role' - Phelan assures A-League side he's committed through Old Trafford stint Magic Mike

'A dual role' - Phelan assures A-League side he's committed through Old Trafford stint

‘It’s one of the biggest clubs in the world, I simply couldn’t turn it down – there’s obviously a few issues to sort through.’

# australia - Monday 17 December, 2018

From The42 Cheika survives as Wallabies coach, Johnson appointed Man At Work

Cheika survives as Wallabies coach, Johnson appointed

Australia lost nine of their 13 Tests in 2018.

# australia - Saturday 15 December, 2018

Palestinians slam Australia's move to recognise west Jerusalem as capital of Israel

A contentious embassy shift from Tel Aviv will not occur until a peace settlement is achieved.

# australia - Friday 14 December, 2018

From The42 Mayo's 41-year-old marathon runner Sinead Diver wins Australian title at Zatopek 10,000m Down Under

Mayo's 41-year-old marathon runner Sinead Diver wins Australian title at Zatopek 10,000m

Diver won the 2018 Melbourne Marathon and has aspirations to represent Australia at the 2020 Olympics.

# australia - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

From The42 'He has to go' - Cheika's position 'untenable', says Wallabies legend Burke Matt Finish

'He has to go' - Cheika's position 'untenable', says Wallabies legend Burke

The Australia head coach is under pressure with less than a year to go before the World Cup kicks off.

# australia - Saturday 8 December, 2018

# australia - Monday 3 December, 2018

Mental health of migrants detained under Australian 'offshore processing policy' equivalent to 'victims of torture'

Médecins Sans Frontières said the mental health of migrants on Nauru is the worst it has seen.

# australia - Thursday 29 November, 2018

From The42 Rugby Australia hang up on Jake White after Wallabies coach bid Call Me

Rugby Australia hang up on Jake White after Wallabies coach bid

White has offered to replace under-siege Michael Cheika ahead of the World Cup.

Australia's egg-laying duck-billed platypus population is under threat

A three-year survey of the duck-billed animal suggested its numbers had fallen by 30%.

# australia - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

# australia - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Sleeping pilot overflies Australian island destination by almost 30 miles

The pilot, who has not been identified, was the only person aboard the twin-propeller plane.

# australia - Saturday 24 November, 2018

From The42 Cheika slams referee Peyper for 'ludicrous decision' on Farrell tackle Tackle Laws

Cheika slams referee Peyper for 'ludicrous decision' on Farrell tackle

The Australia head coach was understandably upset with the England fly-half’s technique.

From The42 Cheika denies trying to cover up reason for Beale axing Rugby

Cheika denies trying to cover up reason for Beale axing

Kurtley Beale and Adam Ashley-Cooper breached team protocol by inviting three women back to their hotel room.

# australia - Friday 23 November, 2018

From The42 Wallabies' backs to the wall but 'disarray' a little bit harsh, insists Cheika Men At Work

Wallabies' backs to the wall but 'disarray' a little bit harsh, insists Cheika

Michael Cheika says Australia will ‘have a good time’ at Twickenham as they look to put breaches of team discipline behind them.

# australia - Thursday 22 November, 2018

Red haze: Sydney has been hit by a 500km dust storm Australia This post contains videos

Red haze: Sydney has been hit by a 500km dust storm

The dust has been whipped up by some of the worst droughts in the nation for hundreds of years.

# australia - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Three men charged in Melbourne were planning to attack crowded areas of city, police say

The arrests come less than two weeks after a stabbing rampage left two dead.

# australia - Sunday 18 November, 2018

Swimmer killed by stingray and two mauled by sharks in Australia

The man was killed in the waters off Tasmania.

# australia - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From The42 'When we play like that and we are not rewarded, I'm angry': O'Shea fumes at disallowed Italy try Response

'When we play like that and we are not rewarded, I'm angry': O'Shea fumes at disallowed Italy try

Tito Tebaldi’s first-half try was ruled out as Italy came up short against Australia.

# australia - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

From The42 Tuilagi on course to end 32-month England absence against the Wallabies Manu Mission

Tuilagi on course to end 32-month England absence against the Wallabies

The last of centre Tuilagi’s 26 England caps came against Wales at Twickenham in March 2016.

Three men found guilty of plotting Christmas terror attacks in Melbourne

The court was told the men had bought machetes and ingredients to make homemade bombs.

From The42 'I wouldn't be thinking of going down that road' - Kernan on GAA clubs getting compo for AFL signings Joe Kernan

'I wouldn't be thinking of going down that road' - Kernan on GAA clubs getting compo for AFL signings

A group of young Gaelic footballers have made the move to Australia in recent weeks.

Irish woman who killed her fiance in Sydney says she feared him but 'loved him dearly'

A prosecutor noted that Cathrina Cahill previously told police she did not fear him.

# australia - Monday 12 November, 2018

From The42 Ireland hammered by Australia in World T20 opener Group B

Ireland hammered by Australia in World T20 opener

Alyssa Healy made history as the tournament favourites earned a nine-wicket victory in Guyana.

Court told woman was motivated by 'spite and revenge' in Australia strawberry needle case

A 50-year-old woman was arrested and charged yesterday with seven counts of contaminating goods.

# australia - Sunday 11 November, 2018

From The42 Free-taking competition in Sydney sees Galway claim inaugural Wild Geese Trophy Hurling Down Under

Free-taking competition in Sydney sees Galway claim inaugural Wild Geese Trophy

The Tribesmen looked down and out when they trailed by 14 points towards the end of the first half.

Woman arrested over Australia strawberry needle scare

The Australian government has raised the maximum sentence for fruit tampering to 15 years.

# australia - Friday 9 November, 2018

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