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# canberra - Last month October 2022

Outrage in Australia as high-profile rape case abruptly ends in mistrial
# Canberra
# Canberra

Outrage in Australia as high-profile rape case abruptly ends in mistrial

Oct 27th 2022, 11:47 AM 42,856 Views 0 Comments

Brittany Higgins, 27, alleged that former conservative staffer Bruce Lehrmann, 27, raped her on a couch inside a parliamentary office.

# canberra - This year 2022

Nick Kyrgios' court case for alleged assault charges set for October
# Canberra
From The42
# Canberra

Nick Kyrgios' court case for alleged assault charges set for October

Aug 23rd 2022, 9:21 AM 1,639 Views 0 Comments

The polarising tennis star is charged with common assault over an alleged incident in January 2021 involving his former partner.

# canberra - Last year 2021

'I was probably the worst electrician in Canberra... I said I would give footy a go'
# Canberra To Connacht
From The42
# Canberra To Connacht

'I was probably the worst electrician in Canberra... I said I would give footy a go'

Oct 21st 2021, 7:30 PM 26,533 Views 11 Comments

Irish-qualified back Mack Hansen has made a strong start to life with Connacht.

Australia's capital Canberra to enter coronavirus lockdown
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Australia's capital Canberra to enter coronavirus lockdown

Aug 12th 2021, 7:01 AM 18,383 Views 19 Comments

Canberra has not been in lockdown since a nationwide shutdown in the early stages of the pandemic in 2020.

# canberra - All time

'Apocalyptic' dust and hail storms batter Australian capital in wake of wildfires
# Canberra
# Canberra

'Apocalyptic' dust and hail storms batter Australian capital in wake of wildfires

Jan 20th 2020, 11:18 AM 30,220 Views 29 Comments

Emergency services were warning people there to “move cars undercover and away from trees and power lines”.

Australian government suffers first major defeat in nearly 100 years over refugees bill
# Scott Morrison
# Scott Morrison

Australian government suffers first major defeat in nearly 100 years over refugees bill

Feb 12th 2019, 9:42 AM 29,148 Views 19 Comments

Prime Minister Scott Morrison last week ruled out calling a snap election if his government was defeated over the “stupid” bill.

Police in Australia investigate delivery of suspicious packages to foreign embassies
# Australia
# Australia

Police in Australia investigate delivery of suspicious packages to foreign embassies

Jan 9th 2019, 7:13 AM 5,761 Views 0 Comments

The packages are not believed to be harmful.

Australian interview with pregnant New Zealand prime minister condemned as 'sleazy' and 'repugnant'
# So Attractive
# So Attractive

Australian interview with pregnant New Zealand prime minister condemned as 'sleazy' and 'repugnant'

Feb 26th 2018, 7:28 PM 48,762 Views 45 Comments

Reporter Charles Wooley has landed himself in hot water with New Zealand viewers for his interview technique.

Australia softens its tax on backpackers after outcry from farmers
# Phew
# Phew

Australia softens its tax on backpackers after outcry from farmers

Sep 27th 2016, 9:11 AM 20,452 Views 18 Comments

A campaign by farmers and the tourism industry had an impact.

Australian Christmas tree sets world record for boasting over 500,000 lights
# Super Festive
# Super Festive

Australian Christmas tree sets world record for boasting over 500,000 lights

Nov 29th 2015, 7:00 AM 16,182 Views 15 Comments

The record was set by Canberra lawyer David Richards.

"The suppository of all wisdom": Australia's gaffe-prone Tony Abbott - in his own words
# Hey Abbott
# Hey Abbott

"The suppository of all wisdom": Australia's gaffe-prone Tony Abbott - in his own words

Sep 15th 2015, 6:15 PM 17,285 Views 21 Comments

The just-replaced prime minister has dropped quite a few clangers over the years.

Brisbane Broncos go coast-to-coast for thrilling rugby league try
# Team Score
From The42
# Team Score

Brisbane Broncos go coast-to-coast for thrilling rugby league try

May 31st 2015, 9:39 AM 5,030 Views 4 Comments

There was a classic team try in the NRL this weekend.

Australian who left Irish tourist on life support avoids further jail time
# Canberra
# Canberra

Australian who left Irish tourist on life support avoids further jail time

May 9th 2015, 3:36 PM 38,275 Views 60 Comments

Daniel Byrne delivered a vicious, “one punch” attack on Kerryman Timothy McCarthy.

Child with autism 'kept in cage-like structure' inside classroom
# Australia
# Australia

Child with autism 'kept in cage-like structure' inside classroom

Apr 2nd 2015, 3:31 PM 19,099 Views 23 Comments

Australian authorities have launched an investigation into the claims.

Ireland bullied by dominant South Africa as they slump to first World Cup defeat
# Reality Check
From The42
# Reality Check

Ireland bullied by dominant South Africa as they slump to first World Cup defeat

Mar 3rd 2015, 10:55 AM 23,661 Views 26 Comments

Ireland slip to fourth in Pool B after this morning’s loss.

Ireland's biggest challenge awaits but 'no fear' mentality needed against South Africa
# CWC15
From The42
# CWC15

Ireland's biggest challenge awaits but 'no fear' mentality needed against South Africa

Mar 3rd 2015, 12:08 AM 4,906 Views 5 Comments

Phil Simmons’ side continue their World Cup campaign tonight.

Couples devastated as Australia's top court overrules same-sex marriage
# Equality
# Equality

Couples devastated as Australia's top court overrules same-sex marriage

Dec 12th 2013, 8:20 AM 18,852 Views 230 Comments

There were tears outside the courthouse today as week-old marriages were annulled.

The winners and losers from the Lions’ defeat to the Brumbies
# Capital Punishment
From The42
# Capital Punishment

The winners and losers from the Lions’ defeat to the Brumbies

Jun 18th 2013, 1:44 PM 8,223 Views 12 Comments

Few players put their hand up in the Australian capital for Test match selection apart from the benchwarmers.

As it happened: Lions v Brumbies, 2013 Tour From The42
Live Jun 18th 2013, 12:32 PM

As it happened: Lions v Brumbies, 2013 Tour

Mafia-style end for Australia's flawed Obama mugs
# Diplomacy
From The Daily Edge
# Diplomacy

Mafia-style end for Australia's flawed Obama mugs

May 23rd 2012, 12:54 PM 4,072 Views 1 Comment

200 mugs were commissioned for an abandoned visit to Australia in 2010 – but they spelt the President’s name wrong.

Video: Australian PM Julia Gillard trapped by angry protesters
# Australia
# Australia

Video: Australian PM Julia Gillard trapped by angry protesters

Jan 26th 2012, 8:18 AM 2,364 Views 12 Comments

The PM was at an Australia Day event with opposition leader Tony Abbott, who has been criticised by Aboriginal activists for his comments on the Tent Embassy.

Two die after eating poisonous death cap mushrooms in Australia
# Australia
# Australia

Two die after eating poisonous death cap mushrooms in Australia

Jan 4th 2012, 11:02 AM 3,445 Views 4 Comments

Four people were hospitalised after eating the fungi at a New Year’s Eve party last weekend.

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world
# Pricey
From The Daily Edge
# Pricey

Here are the 20 most expensive cities in the world

Dec 8th 2011, 3:29 PM 10,131 Views 26 Comments

Dublin isn’t even in the top 50…

Injured Irish tourist off life support after Canberra assault
# Canberra
# Canberra

Injured Irish tourist off life support after Canberra assault

Aug 3rd 2011, 10:57 AM 702 Views 0 Comments

Timothy McCarthy, a 41-year-old from Kerry, has been taken off life support as his condition slowly improves.

Irishman fighting for his life after Canberra assault
# Australia
# Australia

Irishman fighting for his life after Canberra assault

Jul 25th 2011, 11:32 AM 1,175 Views 9 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs is offering consular assistance to the family of the injured 41-year-old Irishman.

Flights grounded as the ash cloud returns to Australia
# Ash Cloud
# Ash Cloud

Flights grounded as the ash cloud returns to Australia

Jun 21st 2011, 11:01 AM 352 Views 2 Comments

Flights in and out of Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra cancelled as the Chilean volcano strikes again.

Super 15 on the cards for McGahan?
# Moving On?
From The42
# Moving On?

Super 15 on the cards for McGahan?

Mar 31st 2011, 11:15 AM 287 Views 0 Comments

Reports suggest that the Munster coach is on a shortlist being compiled by Australian side ACT Brumbies.

Riots break out in Australian detention centre
# Riots
# Riots

Riots break out in Australian detention centre

Mar 18th 2011, 2:50 PM 756 Views 0 Comments

Police fired ‘bean bag’ rounds and used tear gas canisters to gain control over the centre last night.