Australia

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Australia’s Immigration Minister Peter Dutton says New Zealanders unhappy in detention can return home whenever they want.

Aussie politician slams Andrew Little, after Justice Minister's swipe at deportation laws

Peter Dutton claimed New Zealand's contributions to Australia's security was lacking.

The Ellenbrook Murders

Perth teen accused of murdering Kiwi mother and two siblings ‘rejected’ from mental health services, says father

Awatea Crofts says his son Teancum Vernon Peterson-Crofts: "Just spiralled and spiralled and continued to spiral down".

Steak (file picture).

Tough piece of steak Aussie woman served led to partner's death, murder trial hears

Lindy Williams claims George Gerbic fell and fatally struck his head while he attacked her over the meal.

Labour MP Kelvin Davis says he received a call saying a man had died after an alleged scuffle.

New Zealand man sexually abused as a boy in Australian state care denied compensation

John has been denied up to $150,000 in compensation because he is not a resident of Australia.

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Officials say swimmers are concerned with boards between the flags.

Idea of banning surfing at Sydney's world renowned Bondi Beach becomes a 'little bit overblown'

The council in charge of Bondi floated the idea in a survey to locals.

Scumbag thieves bash man in wheelchair and take his wallet

The victim refused a demand for cigarettes before being bashed and robbed by two men in Queensland.

McDonald's Australia to phase out all plastic straws by 2020

Paper straws are set to reach all 970 restaurants nationwide as an effort to reduce environmentally harm.

Deporting NZ teen released from Australian detention would set dangerous precedent - advocacy group

Immigration Minister, Peter Dutton, may overturn the 17-year-old's visa.

Fish in the ocean.

'The ultimate green burial' - Underwater graveyard mooted for Gold Coast

The idea is expected to be put before the City Council later this year.

The Ellenbrook Murders

Kiwi woman killed alongside two children in ‘horrific’ Perth homicide ‘provided strength, hope and inspiration’ - former boss remembers

Michelle Peterson's son Teancum Peterson-Crofts, 19, stands accused murdering his mother and two siblings.

Air Mauritius (file picture).

Business class passenger carries live ammunition onto Perth flight

And the 21 round haul made it all the way to its destination.

Melanoma sufferers are bringing a petition to Parliament for this drug to be funded.

World first blood test to detect melanoma developed by Australian scientists

The test picked up early stage melanoma in 81.5 per cent of cases.

New Zealand woman says guards at Sydney's Villawood detention centre used excessive force against her

"It was intimidating, you know, I was a little scared," the 39-year-old woman of Brisbane said.

Massey University drug researcher Dr Chris Wilkins says the supply of meth coming out of Asia now is huge, which is lowering the price here.

Pill to help methamphetamine addicts break habit to be trialled in Australia

The two-year N-ICE trial will be carried out in Wollongong, Geelong and Melbourne.

The Warriors leave the arena after warm-up, Rabbitohs v Vodafone Warriors, NRL rugby league premiership. Optus Stadium, Perth, Western Australia. 10 March 2018. Copyright Image: Daniel Carson / www.photosport.nz

Time is right for Perth to get an NRL team, say Origin coaches

Expansion discussion raised as city prepares to host an Origin for the first time next year.

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Ngā Whetū a Hawaiki is helping Māori living in Australia to reconnect to their culture.

The haka group bringing Māori culture to Melbourne - 'It helps us connect with New Zealand'

Ngā Whetū a Hawaiki is helping Māori living in Australia to reconnect with their culture.

Perth triple homicide: Police repeatedly called to house where NZ woman and her children killed

Teancum Petersen-Crofts was charged with three counts of murder yesterday after three people were found killed in a horrifying attack.

New species of venomous snake discovered in Australia under threat from mining

The newest member of the Bandy Bandy snake family was discovered near a Rio Tinto mine.

Melbourne, Australia - April 26, 2016: View of Virgin aircraft approaching to landing at Melbourne Airport during daytime. Virgin Atlantic is a British airline with its headquarters in the United Kingdom.

Plane abandons take-off at Sydney airport after warning light in cockpit

NSW Ambulance initially said it was responding to reports of a fire, but there was none found.

Teen charged with Perth triple-murder presented at hospital in 'psychotic state' day before deaths of Kiwi woman and her two children

WAtoday reports Teancum Vernon Petersen-Crofts was at the emergency department of Perth's St John of God Midland public hospital on Saturday evening.

Queensland woman accused of murdering partner claims she returned home to find him missing head

Lindy Yvonne Williams is on trial for the 2013 murder of George Gerbic.

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A police officer has called it the most horrific scene he’s been too.

Daughter who lost her Kiwi mum in brutal Perth killing says she tried to get help but system failed them - 'now we all suffer'

1 NEWS has been told the 19-year-old male charged with the murders is related to the victims.

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