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9 min ago | Anna.aero

Airnorth starts Darwin to Cairns route - via Gove

Cairns Airport welcomed on 18 August Airnorth's inaugural flight from Darwin, operated via Gove, with a special ceremony, including a cake in the terminal.

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This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

4 hrs ago | ABC News

The sounds of Queensland via Berlin

The work of Berlin-based composer Thomas Meadowcroft has some uniquely Australian themes, thanks to the love of his home town.

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8 hrs ago | ABC News

Dozens of little penguins found dead at Altona Beach

Tests are being carried out to establish why 25 little penguins washed up dead at Altona Beach, west of Melbourne.

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9 hrs ago | Sydney Star Observer

'Till death (or bureaucracy) do us part

Happily married Australians are being forced to make an unimaginable decision. Benedict Brook talks to three couples who have had to choose between their gender and their marriage.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Star Online

Chinese paper calls for retaliation over Australia tycoon attack

An influential Chinese newspaper called for retaliation against Australia on Wednesday after Australian mining mogul and politician Clive Palmer described China's government as "bastards" who shoot their own people.

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CNN

Babies caught as Thailand tightens surrogacy laws

A Texan couple faces an agonizing wait for the birth of their baby boy to a surrogate, some 14,000 kilometers away, in a country now under military rule that's changing the laws mid-way through the pregnancy.

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International Business Times

Australia & Indonesia End Diplomatic Rift, Resume Intelligence & Military Cooperation

Visiting Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono gestures as he delivers a speech during his visit at the presidential palace in Manila May 23, 2014.

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Warrnambool Standard

Kids go crazy about long-distance netball visit to Camperdown

Visiting indigenous girls from Halls Creek in north-west Western Australia with grade 3 and 4 pupils at Mercy Regional College.

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Reuters

BHP Billiton says in talks to sell Nickel West unit

BHP Billiton is in talks with potential buyers for all, or part, of its Nickel West division in Australia after excluding the business from a major restructuring.

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The Drinks Business

Beetles to fight bush fly menace in Oz

A new species of beetle is being introduced into Western Australia's wine regions in an effort to eradicate swarms of bush flies wreaking havoc on the tourism industry.

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Tipperary Today

Nenagh's South Australia Rose Sarah is not afraid of The Cats

With Tipperary Rose Lauren Walsh not being selected for the International Rose of Tralee contest, it was up to Nenagh woman Sarah Harrington to fly the Premier flag at this Monday's opening night.

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The Age

Sonic chief raises GP co-payment concern

The proposed introduction of $7 GP co-payment may be keeping people from visiting GPs and pathology services, says Sonic Healthcare.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Aussie miner lawmaker criticized for China tirade

The 60-year-old multi-millionaire called the Chinese "bastards" and "mongrels" and accused Beijing of trying to take over Australia during a nationally televised forum on Australian Broadcasting Corp. on Monday night.

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Brandon Sun

Australian mining magnate turned lawmaker Clive Palmer widely criticized for tirade at China

A larger-than-life Australian mining magnate turned lawmaker, Clive Palmer, was widely accused Tuesday of threatening Australia's relationship with its biggest trading partner through an extraordinary tirade against China.

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Outlook

Six Indian MPs on FIve-Day Visit to Australia

Six Indian parliamentarians are on a five-day visit to Australia, aimed at further enhancing bilateral linkages and understanding between the two nations.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Here's a thought - escape Australia

Time to get away for good?: A new book could send us all scurrying to the airport.

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Merimbula News Weekly

Lonely Planet labels Merimbula's CBD 'unappealing'

Merimbula has made it into the Lonely Planet's East Coast Australia guide book and in Lonely Planet's inimitable style the town centre has been labelled "rather unappealing".

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ABC News

Meentheena station offers Australian veterans a chance to heal in the outback

August 18th marks the anniversary of Australia's most significant campaign in Vietnam, the Battle of Long Tan, and in communities right across the country Vietnam Veterans' Day is commemorated.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Last seen at the Hilton hotel: CBD puzzle

Police investigating suspicious disappearance of Sydney father Phouc Minh Nguyen, who walked out of the Hilton Sydney on May 1. Photo: NSW Police Just hours before a Sydney father vanished, he answered several distressing phone calls and told family he needed to sort out a "complication" with a business associate.

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NEWS.com.au

Malaysia Airlines steps up sales blitz

TOURISTS who escaped a sinking boat in Indonesia speak of their ordeal drinking their own urine and eating leaves, as more survivors are rescued.

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