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#Australia

# australia - Saturday 21 October, 2017

After seven successive defeats Australia claim long-awaited win over All Blacks

New Zealand were denied a Bledisloe Cup clean sweep in Brisbane, where Australia outscored them by three tries to two.

# australia - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Coles relishing one last battle with 'one of the greats' Stephen Moore

The Wallabies hooker is on his final lap of an impressive Test career.

Sopoaga earns first All Blacks start in two years as Beauden Barrett is ruled out with concussion

Lima Sopoaga will make his first All Blacks start for over two years in the absence of Beauden Barrett in Brisbane.

# australia - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

# australia - Friday 13 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Three people die in 'mid-air skydiving collision' in Australia Mission Beach

Three people die in 'mid-air skydiving collision' in Australia

Two men in their 30s and a woman in her 50s were found dead after the incident.

# australia - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence' Emigration

Michael D Higgins says Australian democracy has 'distinctive Irish influence'

Over 90,000 Irish-born people live in Australia.

# australia - Monday 9 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Higgins compares today's refugees with those who left Ireland during the Famine Speech

Higgins compares today's refugees with those who left Ireland during the Famine

President Higgins is on the third day of his week-long State visit to Australia.

From TheJournal.ie Irish employers to back 'comprehensive gender pay reporting' Closing The Gap

Irish employers to back 'comprehensive gender pay reporting'

Ibec says it supports the introduction of new reporting measures, akin to similar structures already in place in Australia.

# australia - Sunday 8 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Friends and family rally to support recovery of Irishman who fell 7 storeys in Australia Dodgers Army This post contains videos

Watch: Friends and family rally to support recovery of Irishman who fell 7 storeys in Australia

David Conway has undergone seven serious operations since his fall in July.

Australia overcome Pumas in hard-fought win to finish second in Rugby Championship

The Wallabies completed their Rugby Championship with victory over Argentina in Mendoza.

# australia - Saturday 7 October, 2017

Watch: Former Cork City ace bags incredible debut hat-trick against former club in Australia Roy Of The Rovers This post contains videos

Watch: Former Cork City ace bags incredible debut hat-trick against former club in Australia

Roy O’Donovan made a stunning start to the new A-League season for the Newcastle Jets with a hat-trick against his former club.

# australia - Friday 6 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 50 witnesses to give evidence in sex abuse case against Australian cardinal Cardinal Pell

50 witnesses to give evidence in sex abuse case against Australian cardinal

Pell is the most senior Catholic cleric to be charged with criminal offences related to the sexual abuse of children.

# australia - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Out-of-favour Cooper will get the chance to impress Cheika when he faces the Wallabies

He’ll captain the Barbarians in Sydney next month.

# australia - Sunday 1 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie After their mother died by suicide, these Irish brothers are now helping Australians speak out Pieta House

After their mother died by suicide, these Irish brothers are now helping Australians speak out

Their mother and friend died by suicide in the space of six years.

# australia - Sunday 24 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poor diet sees scurvy reappear in Australia Vitamin C

Poor diet sees scurvy reappear in Australia

A lack of fresh fruit and vegetables has led to people developing the disease.

# australia - Sunday 17 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Cocaine seizure in Australia links Kinahans to European port and Colombian distributors Drug Money

Cocaine seizure in Australia links Kinahans to European port and Colombian distributors Exclusive

Their latest venture has hit a snag.

# australia - Saturday 16 September, 2017

Australia come from behind to seal first Rugby Championship win Bonus Boys This post contains videos

Australia come from behind to seal first Rugby Championship win

Israel Folau broke a six-Test scoring drought in a very important victory for the Wallabies.

From TheJournal.ie Another town scraps Australia Day, as politician compares it to celebrating Holocaust Aborigines

Another town scraps Australia Day, as politician compares it to celebrating Holocaust

The annual holiday commemorates the arrival of the country’s first British settlers in 1788.

# australia - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Wallabies star Folau 'respects all people' but 'will not support' same-sex marriage

Australia star Israel Folau’s refusal to support gay marriage led to a mixed reaction from the public on social media.

From TheJournal.ie Actor Rebel Wilson wins Australia's largest ever defamation payout over 'completely false' articles Disgusting And Disgraceful

Actor Rebel Wilson wins Australia's largest ever defamation payout over 'completely false' articles

The 37-year-old said she was sacked from two films following the publication of the articles.

# australia - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Australia is voting on same-sex marriage - but it's not as straightforward as our referendum Explainer

Australia is voting on same-sex marriage - but it's not as straightforward as our referendum

There’s support for a change – but the process begins with a non-binding postal vote.

# australia - Friday 8 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie What Australia can learn from Ireland's successful marriage equality campaign Opinion

What Australia can learn from Ireland's successful marriage equality campaign

The campaign needs to be a positive one which addresses people’s concerns, Mark Govern writes.

# australia - Sunday 3 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Part of a 'long-term trend', Australia had its hottest winter on record Scorcher

Part of a 'long-term trend', Australia had its hottest winter on record

Australia broke over 200 weather records last summer.

# australia - Saturday 2 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie America had a row over its Confederate statues, and now Australia is struggling with its British colonial ones Trouble Brewing This post contains videos

America had a row over its Confederate statues, and now Australia is struggling with its British colonial ones

A war of words has broken out over the colonisers’ treatment of Australia’s indigenous people in the late 18th century.

From TheJournal.ie Australia expands welfare card scheme that limits addicts' spending Goldfields

Australia expands welfare card scheme that limits addicts' spending

Critics have called the idea an “attempt to manage the money and hence lives of people living below or near the poverty line”.

# australia - Friday 1 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Jill Meagher murderer 'stabbed with fork' inside Australian prison Adrian Bayley

Jill Meagher murderer 'stabbed with fork' inside Australian prison

Adrian Bayley is currently detained at Barwon Prison in Victoria.

# australia - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Australian placenames containing racist n-word are to be replaced with new names Colonial Times

Australian placenames containing racist n-word are to be replaced with new names

Ten towns in Queensland are set to be renamed.

# australia - Sunday 27 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Prisoners care for animals, including snake addicted to meth, as part of rehab programme Sydney

Prisoners care for animals, including snake addicted to meth, as part of rehab programme

Officials say the scheme helps develop life skills for inmates preparing for the outside world.

# australia - Thursday 24 August, 2017

All Blacks cleared of misconduct over Sonny Bill Williams head knock Sbw

All Blacks cleared of misconduct over Sonny Bill Williams head knock

New Zealand were not guilty of a “deliberate failure” to deal with Sonny Bill Williams’ blows to the head, according to SANZAAR.

From TheJournal.ie All Blacks cleared of misconduct over Sonny Bill Williams head knock Sbw

All Blacks cleared of misconduct over Sonny Bill Williams head knock

New Zealand were not guilty of a “deliberate failure” to deal with Sonny Bill Williams’ blows to the head, according to SANZAAR.

# australia - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

From The Daily Edge Remembering the national institution that was 'Foreign Exchange' Foreign Exchange

Remembering the national institution that was 'Foreign Exchange'

Robert Sheehan, that you?

Wonderful Woodman scores four as Black Ferns march back into World Cup final

New Zealand scored seven tries on their way to the final, where they will face either England or France on Saturday.

As it happened: Ireland v Australia, Women's Rugby World Cup 2017

Tom Tierney’s side faced Australia at Kingspan Stadium for a shot at the fifth-place play-off.

# australia - Saturday 19 August, 2017

'It's not going to stop us' - Cheika defiant despite home hammering against All Blacks

The Wallabies capitulated in today’s first half against New Zealand.

Ruthless All Blacks thrash Wallabies in Sydney with record points tally

Eight tries for New Zealand in today’s Rugby Championship opener at the Olympic Stadium.

All Blacks battling controversy again as Kaino drops out of Wallabies clash

New Zealand Rugby confirmed that Kaino left the camp today amid allegations he cheated on his wife.

# australia - Friday 18 August, 2017

Black and Bleu Ireland can only turn attention to Australia and 'achieving something' at this WRWC

Claire Molloy is leading the in taking accountability as her squad head for Belfast with only 5th place to play for.

# australia - Thursday 17 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Right-wing anti-immigrant politician wears burqa in Australian parliament Pauline Hanson

Right-wing anti-immigrant politician wears burqa in Australian parliament

Pauline Hanson said she was highlighting the safety risks of wearing the garment.

# australia - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

McKenzie's surprise inclusion one of 6 All Blacks changes from Lions draw

Damian McKenzie has been handed the number 15 jersey for New Zealand’s Rugby Championship opener.

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