Gough Whitlam: Tributes flow for transformative figure

Australian leaders of all political stripes, past and present, reflect on the political legacy and legend of Gough Whitlam.

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‘No Way’ asylum posters draw criticism

A poster displaying a refugee filled boat caught on stormy waves with threatening dark skies and the words ‘No Way: You will not make Australia home’ has struck a nerve.

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Ninja man enters mall in anti burqa demonstration

Man claims he was confronted by police after entering Australia shopping mall dressed as a ninja in anti-muslim ‘social experiment’.

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VIDEO: Aussie train turns into a dance party

When a group of friends decided to cheer-up fellow commuters on morning train trip in Perth, he crossed a social barrier.

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Man Booker prize won by Australian Richard Flanagan

Australian novelist awarded prestigious Man Booker prize for The Narrow Road to the Deep North’.

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Australian racist train attack video: Accused released on bail

Teenager accused of shocking racist rant attack against train guard in Australia has apologised after video of the incident went viral.

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Australian Ebola scare nurse urges volunteers to help in Africa

Sue Ellen Kovack says Australian health workers should travel to Africa to aid in the battle against the Ebola virus outbreak, while the government says it’s too dangerous.

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Woolworths pull racist singlets after Twitter backlash

Australian grocery giant Woolworths has been forced to apologise for stocking racist clothing following social media outrage.

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Western Australia bans Carmen opera over smoking scenes

Prime minister calls the Western Australian ban of the 140-year-old opera depicting smoking “political correctness gone crazy.”

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Gay-friendly Australia promoted to world in new tourism deal

A two-year partnership between the International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association and Gay and Lesbian Tourism Australia will see Australia benefiting from the lucrative gay and lesbian travel market.

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McDonald’s trial posh new ‘create your own’ burger i...

McDonald’s have chosen Sydney, Australia as the proving ground for a new ‘choose your own’ burger and table service.

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