Australians overestimate size of Muslim population

Australians have skewed perceptions about the nature of their society, including the size of the country’s Muslim population.

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Australian Victoria Cross recipient’s parents accept award from ...

Parents of Cameron Baird, the Australian soldier who died serving in Afghanistan and was awarded the Victoria Cross for bravery, met with Queen, Prince Harry and other award recipients.

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What does the real average Australian man look like?

The typical Aussie bloke is no Hugh Jackman (sorry, ladies). So just how tall and wide is the average Australian male and how does he stack up against the rest of the world?

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Senate passes sweeping foreign fighters security bill

Controversial new Australian counter-terrorism legislation, including new offence of ‘advocating terrorism’, is a step closer to becoming law.

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Nova Peris denies using public money for love affair

Australian senator and former athletics star, Nova Peris, rejects claims she sought public funds to conduct an affair with fellow Olympian, Ato Bolton, after publication of explicit emails.

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Australian teen jihadist in second Islamic State video

Abdullah Elmir, the Australian boy who featured in an Islamic State clip threatening Western nations, has appeared in another jihadist propaganda video.

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Heart transplant breakthrough by Australian doctors

A team of Australian surgeons’ breakthrough work has given new hope to would-be donor heart recipients.

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Funnel web spider is world’s most deadly, insists Aussie expert

Australian spider advocate refutes claim that arachnid found in UK grocery bag was ‘world’s deadliest’. Funnel web is easily the best eight-legged killer, he says.

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Australia’s national security committee halts biometric collection p...

Australia’s plans to biometrically document all international travellers are being met with obstacle and criticism.

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Australian recovering after being mauled by tiger in Thailand

Australian tourist Paul Goudie is recovering in a Thailand hospital following an unprovoked tiger attack.

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