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Tony Abbott dismisses same-sex marriage referendum idea in Australia

May 24, 2015

Tony Abbott dismisses same-sex marriage referendum idea in Australia

, adding: "I don't think anyone is suggesting the constitution needs to be changed in this respect."Australian Capital Territory Liberal senator
Australia's gift to Britain's Princess Charlotte: a blanket made with famous Tasmanian Merino wool

May 11, 2015

Australia's gift to Britain's Princess Charlotte: a blanket made with famous Tasmanian Merino wool

Merino wool, ABC reported.It features wattle -- Australia's national floral emblem -- hand sewn by the Australian Capital Territory Embroiders Guild over
Australia bans commercial sunbeds over skin cancer fears

Dec 31, 2014

Australia bans commercial sunbeds over skin cancer fears

, Tasmania, Queensland and in the Australian Capital Territory on January 1 -- will make Australia the second nation after Brazil to impose such a restriction
Indian guilty of rape in Australia pleads for chance to change his life

Sep 22, 2014

Indian guilty of rape in Australia pleads for chance to change his life

reported on Monday.Ajitpal Singh, 31, and Randhir Singh, 21, were found guilty earlier this month by an Australian Capital Territory Supreme Court jury here
Australia: Indian guilty of abducting, raping woman pleads for a second chance

Sep 22, 2014

Australia: Indian guilty of abducting, raping woman pleads for a second chance

reported Monday.Ajitpal Singh, 31, and Randhir Singh, 21, were found guilty earlier this month by an Australian Capital Territory Supreme Court jury here on
Australian court strikes down law allowing same sex marriages

Dec 12, 2013

Australian court strikes down law allowing same sex marriages

challenged the validity of the Australian Capital Territory's law that had allowed gay marriages in the nation's capital and its surrounding area starting last
Tens of thousands march for same-sex marriage in Taiwan

Oct 26, 2013

Tens of thousands march for same-sex marriage in Taiwan

country in the Asia-Pacific region to permit same-sex marriage this year and the Australian Capital Territory approved the measure this week.Neil Peng, co