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Crash investigators say a pilot saw an engine malfunction warning signal moments before his helicopter crashed on Australia's Great Barrier Reef last month, ... The Australian Transport Safety Bureau on Wednesday released its preliminary report on the cause of the crash northeast of the Hamilton Island ...
“World heritage listing is a way to recognise, celebrate and protect all that's great about the bight,” the Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young said. “That's good for tourism, good for jobs, good for the bight and good for the state. “There is no social licence for oil and gas drilling in the Great Australian Bight ...

In a report by Australia's Channel 7 cited by The West Australian, Longgrass is seen in cell phone video as he fights to escape the shark. Once ashore, Longgrass is ambulatory, but with a deep bite mark on his right thigh. The Herald says that the attacks add to uncertainty about the future of the Margaret ...
Two Islamic State fighters allegedly connected to Australian terrorism - including a plot to blow up a plane leaving Sydney last year - have been ... close contact with some of Australia's most notorious terrorism suspects from Syria but are believed to have moved to Iraq when IS changed territories last year.
The infectious disease has seen a spike in cases in recent years in several parts of Australia but particularly in the state of Victoria. In a study ... Buruli ulcer is caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium ulcerans and results in severe destructive lesions of skin and soft tissue, the paper states. The bacterium is ...
The Australian Capital Territory says the national energy guarantee will “lock in poor outcomes for the climate, for renewable energy, for states and territories ... As the federal energy minister, Josh Frydenberg, used interviews on Tuesday to urge state and territory governments to get behind the proposal, ...

According to a report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, one in 10 Australians have used cannabis in the last 12 months. In some states, like the Australian Capital Territory, South Australia and the Northern Territory, possession of small amounts of marijuana has been effectively ...
The Australian Conservation Foundation has warned that a low emissions reduction target for electricity would put at risk the states' own energy plans and ... While the federal energy minister, Josh Frydenberg, is confident he can get his colleagues over the line, some Labor state and territory governments ...
The states object to the federal government's proposed carbon emissions cuts and renewables targets, but energy minister Josh Frydenberg is ... be worse than if states and territories continued to lead the way without a NEG in place,'' said Shane Rattenbury, the territory's minster for climate change and ...
Julie Bishop has placed Australia firmly in Britain's corner in the escalating row with Russia over the nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy on UK soil. The British prime minister, Theresa May, expelled 23 Russian diplomats, among other measures, after saying the Russian state was to blame for the 4 ...

Associated Press. Bushfires in the Australian state of Victoria have destroyed several homes and sheds and have forced hundreds of residents to evacuate, according to local media. .... The Bulls were relentless in the opening 30 minutes, pounding the Chiefs' line and dominating territory and possession.
The Australian prime minister says 'everyone seeks to end the suffering' in Myanmar and Bangladesh. Photograph: David Gray/ ... must keep on the watch-out for.” Turnbull said the issue of the Rohingya crisis was “discussed constructively” and that Australia and Asean member states were ready to assist.
'Too late to leave': Properties destroyed as blazes rip through Australian state ... Australian firefighters are battling fierce winds as they desperately work to contain a series of fires burning out of control in Victoria's south-west. Grassfires whipped up by high heat and winds have torn through properties ...
The ousted South Australian premier, Jay Weatherill, has said he will stand down as Labor leader and ruled out a switch to federal politics after losing ... South Australia on Saturday voted to bring an end to Labor's 16-year reign in the state, dashing Weatherill's hopes of leading the party to a record fifth ...
The move highlights the intense competition for so-called runaway productions, and the efforts being made to further increase Australia's financial incentives for film production. The decision ... Palaszczuk accused federal treasurer Scott Morrison of bias towards other states and of costing jobs in her state.
'Mafia state': protesters rally against Cambodia PM Hun Sen's visit to Australia ... Cambodian-Australians protest in Sydney against the Australian visit of the Cambodian prime minister, Hun Sen, for Asean on Friday. Photograph: ... “This thug of south-east Asia rules Cambodia like a mafia state,” she said.
Premier Jay Weatherill, and his indefatigable treasurer, Tom Koutsantonis, are keen to birth a “new economy” in South Australia. In effect, the ... What was looking like a relatively classic Labor versus Liberal fight was thrown into confusion with Nick Xenophon's return to South Australian politics. An initial ...
The Australian Capital Territory elected a female-majority legislature in 2016, but unlike Tasmania, it's not a state. Tasmania, known for it rugged landscape, is the nation's smallest state, with a population of about 520,000. Women will hold the majority in the lower house, not the upper one, which holds ...


 

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