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WA authorities warn fire threat is not over

While an emergency bushfire warning has been downgraded in Western Australia’s south west, authorities are still advising people a danger remains and the bushfire is not controlled. More than 71,000

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2 arrested in counter-terror raids this morning

A man and a young boy have been arrested today by the Joint Counter Terrorism Team in Sydney as part of the ongoing investigation into the alleged planning of a

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11 year old girl and mother found dead in apparent murder-suicide

Queensland police have confirmed an 11 year old girl has suffered a violent death, after her body was discovered in the bathroom of her family’s apartment this morning. The child’s

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Screen Australia launch Gender Matters campaign to boost female participation

Screen Australia has today announced a $5 million plan to address the gender imbalance in the Australian film industry. The package of initiatives will be rolled out over the next

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Anti I.S. fighter released by government officials

An Australian man, who fought against the Islamic State for Kurdish forces, has been released by the Australian government without charge. Ashley Dyball left Brisbane in May this year to

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Police raid home of man accused of gun supply in Curtis Cheng murder

Police have raided the home of the man  accused of supplying a gun to a teenager, who shot dead a Parramatta police employee in a terror attack this year. The

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PM Turnull commits additional funding to help poor nations fight climate change

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has committed an additional $800 million in funding over the next five years, to help poorer countries tackle climate change. Mr Turnbull has made the announcement

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Fears for WA men missing in Mexico after burnt out van located

The families of two West Australian men missing in Mexico have increasing concerns for their welfare, after the bodies of two people have been found in a burnt out van.

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PM Turnbull promises action on climate change, Paris protests continue

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says he is willing to discuss boosting Australia’s climate change action, and possibly increase its emissions reduction targets, during United Nations talks in Paris. Nearly 200

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Government mental health reform to take “individualised” approach

The Federal Government has announced an overhaul of Australia’s mental health system, to take a more individualised approach. The shake-up follows criticism of the current system, which only allows mental