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Australia's Seven West Media deal with Google could have major implications for tech firms, news media
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Australia's Seven West Media deal with Google could have major implications for tech firms, news media

The Australian government is seeking to enact a 'News Media Bargaining Code' before the current session of Parliament ends on 25 February

Australian PM Scott Morrison apologises to ex-staffer alleging rape at work, announces inquiry
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Australian PM Scott Morrison apologises to ex-staffer alleging rape at work, announces inquiry

Morrison described the victim Brittany Higgins’ allegation that she did not receive the support she needed from bosses or other colleagues, as a wake-up call that must drive change within the country's Parliament House

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk confirms Australian bid for 2032 Olympics
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Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk confirms Australian bid for 2032 Olympics

The Queensland bid will include cities in the southeast of the state and be centered around Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

The world in a vise: After sounding the alarm on China, Australia runs for shelter
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The world in a vise: After sounding the alarm on China, Australia runs for shelter

In the eyes of China’s most nationalist ideologues, Australia is violating the most basic rule of China’s rise: If you get rich with our help, stay quiet and grateful.

Scott Morrison terms Chinese official's tweet with fake photo of Australian soldier 'repugnant', demands apology
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Scott Morrison terms Chinese official's tweet with fake photo of Australian soldier 'repugnant', demands apology

Morrison sought an apology from the Chinese govt a spokesman for China’s Foreign Ministry, posted the graphic image that shows a soldier holding a bloodied knife to the throat of a veiled child

Australia's war crimes inquiry report finds special forces unlawfully killed 39 Afghan civilians
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Australia's war crimes inquiry report finds special forces unlawfully killed 39 Afghan civilians

The Australian Defence Force's findings said 19 soldiers will be investigated for charges that include murdering 'prisoners, farmers or civilians' in 2009-2013

Australia to manufacture 'promising' COVID-19 vaccine and give it free to citizens, says PM Scott Morrison
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Australia to manufacture 'promising' COVID-19 vaccine and give it free to citizens, says PM Scott Morrison

It is the first such deal for Australia, and Morrison said his government was also in talks with 'many parties around the world.'

Australia to run into $131 bn debt due to coronavirus, braces for biggest post-war deficit
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Australia to run into $131 bn debt due to coronavirus, braces for biggest post-war deficit

The impact of the coronavirus outbreak has left Australia's trade-exposed $1.43 trillion economy grappling with skyrocketing unemployment

India has little choice but to ally with democratic nations as China openly demonstrates imperialistic designs under world's watch
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India has little choice but to ally with democratic nations as China openly demonstrates imperialistic designs under world's watch

While America repositions itself, the ASEAN bloc is coming to the realisation that each of its 10 members may not be individually able to confront China’s aggrandising ambitions in the South China Sea.

Australia-New Zealand clear favourites to host 2023 Women's World Cup after Japan withdraws bid
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Australia-New Zealand clear favourites to host 2023 Women's World Cup after Japan withdraws bid

Victory for the Australia and New Zealand would be the first time a World Cup has been split across two confederations.

Australia will allow crowds of up to 10,000 at small sports stadiums, says Prime Minister Scott Morrison
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Australia will allow crowds of up to 10,000 at small sports stadiums, says Prime Minister Scott Morrison

Morrison said Australia’s states were working toward rules which would let stadiums with capacities of up to 40,000 host up to 10,000 spectators.

India, Australia sign seven agreements, decide to allow reciprocal access to military bases in Narendra Modi-Scott Morrison virtual summit
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India, Australia sign seven agreements, decide to allow reciprocal access to military bases in Narendra Modi-Scott Morrison virtual summit

India and Australia on Thursday elevated their ties to a comprehensive strategic partnership and signed seven agreements during a virtual summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison

Cricket Australia reach out to government to allow travel exemptions for Indian team's tour, says report
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Cricket Australia reach out to government to allow travel exemptions for Indian team's tour, says report

Cricket Australia is under huge financial pressure due to global lockdown and has laid off 80 percent of its staff. India's four-Test tour in December-January could provide a relief to the struggling bldy

Donald Trump halts funding to WHO over its handling of coronavirus pandemic, global leaders condemn move
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Donald Trump halts funding to WHO over its handling of coronavirus pandemic, global leaders condemn move

The WHO had promoted China’s 'disinformation' about the virus that likely led to a wider outbreak than otherwise would have occurred, Trump said.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Nine percent slowdown in new COVID-19 cases over past three days, says Australia's health minister Greg Hunt
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Nine percent slowdown in new COVID-19 cases over past three days, says Australia's health minister Greg Hunt

Officials and experts also warned against complacency, stressing the need for further strict social distancing policies

Coronavirus Outbreak: Athletics Australia cancels national track and field championships in wake of Tokyo Olympics postponement
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Athletics Australia cancels national track and field championships in wake of Tokyo Olympics postponement

Athletics Australia chief executive Darren Gocher on Wednesday said the decision was made in a bid to help flatten the curve of the coronavirus pandemic, and he hoped it gave athletes some certainty

Coronavirus pandemic: Chairman of IOC Coordination Commission for Tokyo Games John Coates faces mandatory self-isolation in Australia
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Coronavirus pandemic: Chairman of IOC Coordination Commission for Tokyo Games John Coates faces mandatory self-isolation in Australia

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced all international arrivals to the country after midnight on Sunday would need to self-isolate for 14 days to help the country

Australia declares state of emergency for capital city of Canberra as strong winds, rising temperatures threaten to fan bushfires
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Australia declares state of emergency for capital city of Canberra as strong winds, rising temperatures threaten to fan bushfires

Australian officials declared a state of emergency for the capital city of Canberra and surrounding regions, as soaring temperatures and strong winds threatened to propel a large bushfire beyond the control of firefighters.

Australia Day 2020: Raging bushfires take centrestage as thousands pay tribute to firefighters at parade
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Australia Day 2020: Raging bushfires take centrestage as thousands pay tribute to firefighters at parade

Australia Day celebrations on Sunday saw thousands of people flock to beaches and music festivals, but festivities were clouded by the tragedy of bushfires which have killed 33 and destroyed hundreds of homes.

Australia may list Koalas as endangered after population takes ‘extraordinary hit’ in unprecedented bushfires, 30% of habitat destroyed
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Australia may list Koalas as endangered after population takes ‘extraordinary hit’ in unprecedented bushfires, 30% of habitat destroyed

The Australian government on Monday said it might declare Koalas as an "endangered" species after the population of the cuddly animal suffered an "extraordinary hit" in the unprecedented devastating bushfires, which destroyed 30 percent of their habitat across the country.