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    Australians’ faith in govt hits record low

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 10:57pm on December 09, 2019

    Australians have less trust in government than at any point on record and are more worried about climate change, according to a wide-ranging study of...

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    5 dead, many injured as NZ volcano erupts

    Agence France-Presse . Wellington | Updated at 01:54pm on December 09, 2019

    Five people were killed, 18 were injured and several more were left stranded after an island volcano popular with tourists erupted unexpectedly in New Zealand...

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    Australia braces for heat wave as more than 100 fires burn

    Agence-France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 11:12pm on December 07, 2019

    Out of control bushfires forced residents in eastern Australia to flee their homes on Saturday, as other parts of the country braced for a heat...

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    Sydney bushfire may sustain for weeks

    Reuters. Melbourne | Updated at 11:25am on December 07, 2019

    A giant blaze that has blanketed Sydney, Australia’s largest city, in a hazardous smoke may take many weeks to put out, fire services said late...

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    New Zealand PM apologises over 1979 air disaster

    Agence-France-Presse. Wellington | Updated at 05:39pm on November 28, 2019

    Prime minister Jacinda Ardern offered an official apology Thursday on the 40th anniversary of New Zealand’s worst peacetime disaster, the Mount Erebus air crash in...

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    British holidaymaker found dead in Australia

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 04:00pm on November 26, 2019

    Australian police on Tuesday found a body they believed to be that of a British backpacker who ran from a campsite on the weekend, prompting...

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    Australia investigates Chinese plot to create spy MP

    Agence-France-Presse . Australia | Updated at 10:18pm on November 25, 2019

    Australia’s prime minister insisted he was ‘not naive’ to the threat of foreign interference Monday, as authorities investigated an alleged plot by China to recruit...

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    Pregnant woman punched, kicked in Australia

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 01:00am on November 23, 2019

    A Sydney man has been charged for punching and stomping on a heavily pregnant woman unprovoked, in what was described as an ‘Islamophobic’ attack by...

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    Bushfire smoke shoots Sydney into top 10 global pollution index

    Reuters . Melbourne | Updated at 10:16pm on November 22, 2019

    The Australian state of New South Wales was gasping under the worst levels of air pollution ever recorded on Friday as smoke from widespread bushfires...

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    J&J found ‘negligent’ in Australian lawsuit

    Agence France-Presse . Sydney | Updated at 11:42pm on November 21, 2019

    An Australian court found Thursday that Johnson & Johnson was ‘negligent’ in supplying thousands of women pelvic meshes without adequate testing or health warnings, a...

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