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An orthodox economic take on climate change shocks

In a debate as politically fractious as climate change, it is useful to have credible voices joining the fray. On Tuesday night, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) waded into the waters with a speech by Deputy Governor Guy Debelle

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Australian political parties’ computer networks hacked by foreign country, PM confirms

The computer networks of Australia’s major political parties were hit by a sophisticated cyber attack by a foreign country that also affected the networks of federal parliament, the prime minister has confirmed.

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‘He is a free man’: refugee Bahraini footballer heads home to Australia

A refugee Bahraini footballer with residency status in Australia boarded a flight for Melbourne early on Tuesday after Bahrain dropped its bid to have him extradited from Thailand, bringing to an end a case that had drawn international criticism, Reuters reports.

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Last refugee children in Pacific camp to be moved, Australia PM Scott Morrison says

The last remaining refugee children detained by Australia on the remote Pacific island of Nauru are being moved to other countries, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday (Feb 3), following criticism of Canberra’s harsh treatment of asylum-seekers.

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Patterson hits ton as Australia turn screws on Sri Lanka

Kurtis Patterson smashed his maiden Test hundred Saturday before Australia declared in a commanding position after heaping more misery on a wilting Sri Lankan attack in the second Test at Canberra.

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Australian minister says author Yang Hengjun’s detention in China ‘not linked to Canberra policies’

There was no proof an Australian man’s detention in China was linked to Canberra’s policies, Australia’s defence minister insisted on Monday (Jan 28), adding he had pressed Chinese officials on the case during a visit.

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Australia too slow in considering Saudi teen’s asylum bid, rights group says

Human Rights Watch Australia has criticised the government’s handling of a Saudi teenager’s bid for asylum, after the 18-year-old was granted safe haven in Canada.

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Australia takes away citizenship of alleged top ISIS recruiter

The Australian government has stripped citizenship from a man it believes is a top recruiter for Islamic State, Australia’s home affairs minister said on Saturday.

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Malaysian government slams Australia’s West Jerusalem decision

Malaysia has lashed Australia’s decision to recognise West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, describing it as a “humiliation” of the Palestinians and their quest for a homeland.

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Australia urges Thailand to release refugee Bahrain footballer

Australia’s Foreign Minister Marise Payne has urged Thai authorities on Sunday to release a footballer who holds a refugee status in Australia and who has been detained in Bangkok since late November.

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Three arrested over alleged Melbourne terror plot

Three men who allegedly plotted “chilling” terror attacks in Melbourne were arrested early Tuesday, less than two weeks after a stabbing rampage inspired by the Islamic State group left two dead in Australia’s second city, police said.

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U.S. joins Australian plan to develop new Pacific naval base

The United States will join Pacific ally Australia to build a naval base on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island, U.S.

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China blocks Australian state broadcaster’s website: ABC

China has blocked access to the website of Australia’s national broadcaster for breaching Beijing’s internet rules and regulations, ABC said on Monday.

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Uproar as politician praises white Australia policy, urges Muslim ban

An Australian politician was widely condemned Wednesday after demanding “a final solution” to immigration and calling for a return to the white Australia policy which favors “European Christians.”

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Australia fines Apple $9M for misleading customers

A federal court in Australia fined Apple $9 million for telling Australian iPhone and iPad users the company wouldn’t fix their devices if they’d previously been repaired by a third party.

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Albanese demands explanation why Australia voted against Gaza inquiry

Anthony Albanese has asked the government to explain why Australia voted against a UN human rights council push to hold an independent investigation into the killings of Palestinian protesters in Gaza.

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