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# victoria - Monday 8 October, 2012

$50 million to be spent improving street security in Australia
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

$50 million to be spent improving street security in Australia

Oct 8th 2012, 2:55 PM 7,920 Views 8 Comments

It is set to be funded by money seized from criminals and comes just two weeks after the murder of Irishwoman Jill Meagher.

# victoria - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Jill Meagher's family: 'We'll play frisbee with you again'
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# Jill Meagher

Jill Meagher's family: 'We'll play frisbee with you again'

Oct 3rd 2012, 9:30 AM 14,023 Views 0 Comments

Jill Meagher’s parents and brother are “looking ahead to that time when we can be with you again – and play frisbee.”

# victoria - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Police to continue to look for clues into Jill Meagher murder
# Jill Meagher
# Jill Meagher

Police to continue to look for clues into Jill Meagher murder

Oct 2nd 2012, 7:55 AM 7,985 Views 0 Comments

Emergency service vehicles have been slowly tracking roadsides in the outskirts of Melbourne as the search for evidence relating to the murder of the 29-year-old continues.

# victoria - Sunday 23 September, 2012

Irish woman missing in Australia
# Missing
# Missing

Irish woman missing in Australia

Sep 23rd 2012, 12:21 PM 35,644 Views 50 Comments

The 29-year-old woman was last seen leaving a bar in Melbourne in the early hours of this morning.

# victoria - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Catholic Church in Australia admits to 620 child sex abuse cases
# Australia
# Australia

Catholic Church in Australia admits to 620 child sex abuse cases

Sep 22nd 2012, 11:37 AM 4,214 Views 41 Comments

The criminal offences were carried out mostly between the 1930s and 1980s, the Church in Victoria said.

# victoria - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Ned Kelly due to get family funeral
# Ned Kelly
# Ned Kelly

Ned Kelly due to get family funeral

Aug 4th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,723 Views 15 Comments

The Irish-Australian outlaw’s remains were discovered in a mass grave outside an old prison last year and will be given to his descendants for first time since his 1880 execution.

# victoria - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

State of emergency declared as floodwaters rise in Australian town
# Australia
# Australia

State of emergency declared as floodwaters rise in Australian town

Mar 6th 2012, 9:42 AM 1,762 Views 0 Comments

Almost 9,000 residents have been evacuated from their homes in Wagga Wagga, with floodwaters expected to rise to the highest level since 1844.

# victoria - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

Ned Kelly's remains to be released for family burial
# Ned Kelly
# Ned Kelly

Ned Kelly's remains to be released for family burial

Nov 9th 2011, 1:46 PM 575 Views 2 Comments

The body of the infamous Irish-Australian outlaw – whose body was only formally identified two months ago – will be reinterred.

# victoria - Monday 18 July, 2011

Baby mix-up at Australian hospital
# Switched At Birth
# Switched At Birth

Baby mix-up at Australian hospital

Jul 18th 2011, 12:52 PM 3,993 Views 0 Comments

The switch was only discovered after more than eight hours….but how often is this kind of mistake made?

# victoria - Saturday 18 June, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jun 18th 2011, 8:07 PM 3,112 Views 4 Comments

In today’s Fix: Irish woman dies in Australian road accident; Adams calls for united Ireland; Ireland’s social network obsession; Norris targets the quilters; and Niland’s Wimbledon dream.

# victoria - Thursday 5 May, 2011

Seven injured as horse jumps into crowd at Victoria racetrack
# Wild Horses
From The42
# Wild Horses

Seven injured as horse jumps into crowd at Victoria racetrack

May 5th 2011, 3:06 PM 1,874 Views 0 Comments

WATCH: A loose horse jumps into the crowd during Australia’s premier steeplechase, the Grand Annual.

# victoria - Wednesday 23 February, 2011

Australian town changes name from 'Speed' to 'SpeedKills' to promote road safety
# Speedkills
From The Daily Edge
# Speedkills

Australian town changes name from 'Speed' to 'SpeedKills' to promote road safety

Feb 23rd 2011, 4:03 PM 850 Views 0 Comments

One resident of the tiny town in rural Australia will even change his name as part of the campaign.

# victoria - Tuesday 18 January, 2011

Australian town split in two by flood waters
# Australia
# Australia

Australian town split in two by flood waters

Jan 18th 2011, 1:17 PM 527 Views 0 Comments

Horsham has fish swimming in the streets as it is submerged by high water spreading to the state of Victoria.

# victoria - Saturday 1 January, 2011

Australia lashed by "biblical floods" and bush fires
# Queensland Flooding
# Queensland Flooding

Australia lashed by "biblical floods" and bush fires

Jan 1st 2011, 10:37 AM 1,586 Views 0 Comments

Queensland warned to prepare for floodwaters of up to 30ft.