Australia

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The man has refused to come down from the Locomotive Hotel in Junee, Australia.

Watch: Small New South Wales town in lockdown as man armed with machete takes to hotel roof

The man has refused to come down from the Locomotive Hotel in Junee, Australia.

Despite a recent rocky history, the two PMs today set out to show they've put aside differences.

Malcolm Turnbull cops flak after he's unable to name a single AC/DC song

His radio appearance following the death of Malcolm Young wasn't the Aussie PM's finest moment.

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Many partied until the early hours this morning, after more than 60 percent of Australians said yes to marriage equality.

Aussie PM determined same-sex marriage will be legal by Christmas, despite cracks emerging

Conservatives want a protections for celebrants and religious groups.

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The amazing footage shows a Yolngu man feeding it a fish in the Northern Territory.

Watch: Man casually feeding crocodile on Aussie beach sparks warning - 'A silly thing to do'

The man sits on a Northern Territory beach as the croc swims up to him to receive a fish.

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The Australian Medical Association appealed to the government and hundreds of protesters marched in Sydney in support.

Australian doctors plead for access to Manus Island asylum seekers

The Australian Medical Association appealed to the government and hundreds of protesters marched in Sydney in support.

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She said her offer of taking Manus Island refugees may not be welcome, but she saw a role with Manus Island to "assist Australia".

Manus Island: 'It's as simple as doing the right thing'– PM

Jacinda Ardern seems undeterred by Australia's potential push back.

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For the first time, the Women's Rugby League World Cup is being held as a standalone event.

Kiwi Ferns to face off with Cook Islands in Women's Rugby League World Cup

The Kiwi Ferns had a convincing win against Canada on Thursday.

Australian couple who pledged to divorce if country legalises same-sex marriage offered legal assistance

A lawyer reckons the pair might have troubled getting a legal divorce, so he wants to help.

Watch: Would-be thief tries to steal beer keg, fails spectacularly

A man ruined his own plans to steal a keg of beer - and it was all captured on camera.

Watch: UFC fighter attacks rival with boomerang in Sydney street fight

Colby Covington allegedly directed a racial slur at Fabricio Werdum, prompting the retaliation.

Manus Island Regional Processing Facility, Papua New Guinea.

Allegations of child sex crimes committed by Manus Island asylum seekers - report

A leak to media claims residents were renting rooms and luring in underage girls.

Handcuffs.

Australian tennis coach Nick Philippoussis hospitalised days out of court hearing for child rape

The 68-year-old father of former tennis pro Mark Philippoussis was arrested in July.

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Many partied until the early hours this morning, after more than 60 percent of Australians said yes to marriage equality.

Same-sex marriage top of Australia's Senate agenda after 'Yes' vote

MPs are set to work overtime to legislate before Christmas.

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New Zealand will spend $3 million on essential services for refugees in Manus Island and Nauru detention centres.

NZ's offer to take 150 Manus Island refugees could proceed, says Australian Immigration Minister

Peter Dutton said a NZ agreement with Papua New Guinea could go ahead without Australia.

Video: Drake threatens to 'f*** up' fan touching girls in Sydney audience

The Canadian rapper was angered by a fan repeatedly touching females in the audience during his Sydney concert.

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There have been celebrations, tears and proposals at the postal survey yes vote.

Same-sex marriage on track to be legalised in Australia before Christmas

There have been celebrations, tears and proposals at the postal survey yes vote.

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The touching moment will surely be the first of many after Australia voted yes to same-sex marriage today.

Watch: He said yes! Tears and cheers as man proposes to boyfriend after Aussie same-sex marriage vote

The touching moment will surely be the first of many in Australia after the yes vote.

There have been 51 cases of mumps in Auckland since January. Dr John Cameron talks to Breakfast on the outbreak.

Victoria to ban using letters from dodgy doctors to avoid 'no jab, no play' immunisation laws

Parents will have to start providing official immunisation records.

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Passengers on the Golden Princess Cruise waved rainbow flags on the ships balcony as it entered the harbour this morning.

Australia reacts to YES vote: 'Love is love, always was love, always will be love' - Kyle Minogue

The votes of over 12 million Australians were released at midday today.

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The Australian PM addressed the media shortly after the Australian same-sex vote was revealed with a 61 per cent “Yes” majority.

Watch: Malcolm Turnbull on gay-marriage 'Yes' vote - Australia 'voted yes for love'

The Australian PM spoke shortly after the result of the vote was announced.

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There were 7,817,247 people who voted “Yes” in Australia’s same-sex marriage postal survey.

Watch: The long anticipated moment Australia's gay-marriage vote result is revealed

7,817,247 "Yes" votes accounted for 61.6 per cent of the over 12.7 million people who voted in the postal survey.

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The latest polls suggest more than 60 per cent of people have voted yes.

Result of Australian same-sex marriage vote expected today

Various opinion polls point to a majority 'yes' vote, possibly as high as 60 per cent.

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