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#Australia

# australia - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Authorities fear up to 11,000 people could have been infected with HIV/Hepatitis at two dentist clinics Sydney

Authorities fear up to 11,000 people could have been infected with HIV/Hepatitis at two dentist clinics

The worries stem from inadequate equipment sterilisation at the facilities.

From The42 Good news for the Wallabies as a key man opts to stay in Australia Home Bird

Good news for the Wallabies as a key man opts to stay in Australia

In a huge boost for the Wallabies and Australian rugby, Israel Folau has re-signed.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Inmates stage riot as Australian authorities introduce prison smoking ban Ashes To Ashes

# australia - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman seeks the public’s help to solve the mystery of who she is… Who Am I

Woman seeks the public’s help to solve the mystery of who she is…

In that she literally has no idea. The woman, known only as ‘Sam’, was found in South California with amnesia and no clue as to her identity.

From TheJournal.ie Missing American tourist found safe and well in Australia after five years Wrong Place Wrong Time

Missing American tourist found safe and well in Australia after five years

The man was found alive by police who were investigating a burglary.

# australia - Monday 29 June, 2015

From The42 Irish jockey Eddie Creighton ‘conscious and responsive’ after being put in induced coma Improvement

Irish jockey Eddie Creighton ‘conscious and responsive’ after being put in induced coma

The news is good for jockey Eddie Creighton, who is improving after suffering a fall in an Australian horse race.

# australia - Saturday 27 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Australian fishermen accidentally catch extremely rare giant basking shark Unusual Catch

Australian fishermen accidentally catch extremely rare giant basking shark

Even at a massive 6.3-metres, this shark is just a baby.

# australia - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Need a bigger backyard? A property larger than Ireland has gone on sale Don't Fence Me In

Need a bigger backyard? A property larger than Ireland has gone on sale

Plenty of space for that swimming pool then.

# australia - Monday 22 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie When I left Ireland, I thought I wouldn’t be gone long. But emigration sneaks up on you. Opinion

When I left Ireland, I thought I wouldn’t be gone long. But emigration sneaks up on you.

After spending the best part of a decade in Australia, I decided to give Ireland another go. I soon realised I hardly knew anyone. My social cohort had simply disappeared.

# australia - Friday 19 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie An Australian cat has ended up in Northern Ireland and nobody knows how

# australia - Thursday 18 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Australian woman banned from breastfeeding – because she has tattoos Sydney

Australian woman banned from breastfeeding – because she has tattoos

She is locked in a custody dispute with the baby’s father.

# australia - Monday 15 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sky News reporters will be broadcasting using branded selfie sticks Roving Reporter

Sky News reporters will be broadcasting using branded selfie sticks

Could it be bad news for cameramen and women?

# australia - Saturday 13 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Three Irish men have been jailed for running a rooftop repair scam on the elderly Scam

Three Irish men have been jailed for running a rooftop repair scam on the elderly

The men were sentenced to between 8 and 13 months in jail in the southwestern city of Perth, Australia.

# australia - Friday 12 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Watch: CCTV footage of gas explosion after car ploughs into Australian café Fireball This post contains videos

Watch: CCTV footage of gas explosion after car ploughs into Australian café

Three people were critically injured.

From TheJournal.ie Did Australia bribe people smugglers to turn their boat around? Keeping Schtum

Did Australia bribe people smugglers to turn their boat around?

The country’s prime minister won’t say.

# australia - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

From The42 Australia have unveiled their new Rugby World Cup jersey and fans aren’t best pleased Stars And Gripes
From TheJournal.ie This Australian pundit has apologised for saying the Irish can’t grow potatoes Sorry Mate

This Australian pundit has apologised for saying the Irish can’t grow potatoes

The political advisor is very sorry indeed.

# australia - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Absolute mayhem’: Eighteen injured as car ploughs into café Australia

‘Absolute mayhem’: Eighteen injured as car ploughs into café

The vehicle hit a gas cylinder, causing an explosion.

# australia - Monday 8 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge A woman was caught on camera stubbing out her cigarette on a reporter’s face Nice Gal

# australia - Friday 5 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge Is this the single stupidest letter ever written to a newspaper? Just Saying

# australia - Thursday 4 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “Not clean”: The Fifa corruption investigation has spread to Australia Down Under

“Not clean”: The Fifa corruption investigation has spread to Australia

Australian police say they are looking into corruption claims around the country’s failed 2022 World Cup bid.

From TheJournal.ie Video emerges of arrest of man found guilty of stabbing Irish woman to death Christopher Cullen

Video emerges of arrest of man found guilty of stabbing Irish woman to death

Christopher Cullen was convicted earlier this week.

# australia - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man found guilty of stabbing Irish woman to death Victoria Comrie Cullen

Man found guilty of stabbing Irish woman to death

Victoria Comrie Cullen was found stabbed to death outside a Sydney pub.

From TheJournal.ie “These are people who can’t grow potatoes” – Ireland dragged into Australia’s gay marriage debate Bizarre Rant

“These are people who can’t grow potatoes” – Ireland dragged into Australia’s gay marriage debate

The shamrock has also been decried as a “mutant lawn weed”.

# australia - Monday 1 June, 2015

From The Daily Edge 21 snacks we need you to send back from Australia Iced Vovos

21 snacks we need you to send back from Australia

We’ll have 17 Violet Crumbles please.

# australia - Friday 29 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is the government doing enough to bring emigrants home? Open Arms This post contains a poll

Poll: Is the government doing enough to bring emigrants home?

The Taoiseach is confident.

From TheJournal.ie Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home Come Home

Irish emigrants in Australia feel Irish Government not encouraging them home

Many emigrants feel they have to wait longer than they want before a return is realistic.

# australia - Thursday 28 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man who raped and killed Jill Meagher to stay behind bars until he is 86 years old Extended Sentence

Man who raped and killed Jill Meagher to stay behind bars until he is 86 years old

Adrian Earnest Bayley won’t be eligible for parole until 2058.

# australia - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge Ireland’s Yes vote has inspired Australia’s opposition leader to tweet this Marriage Equality

Ireland’s Yes vote has inspired Australia’s opposition leader to tweet this

Bill Shorten wants things to move quickly on marriage equality.

# australia - Monday 25 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rapist who carved a cross into victim’s forehead jailed for 17 years Melbourne

Rapist who carved a cross into victim’s forehead jailed for 17 years

Alfio Anthony Granata repeatedly raped a Dutch tourist over the course of six-weeks.

# australia - Sunday 24 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ireland may have said Yes to gay marriage, but Australia won’t be following suit No Vote

Ireland may have said Yes to gay marriage, but Australia won’t be following suit

Gay marriage was explicitly outlawed in Australia in 2004.

# australia - Friday 22 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie There was controversy over this breastfeeding magazine cover – but not why you think Australia

There was controversy over this breastfeeding magazine cover – but not why you think

The fact it’s just on the subscriber issue has led to some complaints.

From The Daily Edge An Irish dad just delivered the best line of the referendum on Aussie TV

An Irish dad just delivered the best line of the referendum on Aussie TV

He couldn’t resist the opportunity to make a dad joke. Couldn’t resist.

# australia - Thursday 21 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Vatican’s finance chief denies trying to bribe sexual abuse victim Catholic Church

The Vatican’s finance chief denies trying to bribe sexual abuse victim

The claim was made by a man who was abused from the age of 11.

# australia - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Two men charged with using kittens as live bait for greyhound training Australia

Two men charged with using kittens as live bait for greyhound training

The two men, in Australia, are accused of strapping live kittens to mechanical lures.

From TheJournal.ie Nickelback are wanted by Australian police for ‘crimes against music’ How You Remand Me

Nickelback are wanted by Australian police for ‘crimes against music’

Brisbane authorities want them behind (a few) bars.

# australia - Monday 18 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Former tennis champion jailed for raping young girls he coached Bob Hewitt

Former tennis champion jailed for raping young girls he coached

The judge said the six-year sentence would be longer if Hewitt was charged at a younger age.

From TheJournal.ie Sex workers have asked Jill Meagher’s husband to drop his support for an anti-sex trade group Not Helping

Sex workers have asked Jill Meagher’s husband to drop his support for an anti-sex trade group

Sex workers in St Kilda, Victoria, have signed an open letter to Tom Meagher claiming that campaigning for men to stop buying sex services is ‘not helpful’.

# australia - Friday 15 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Australia tells Johnny Depp his dogs have to ‘bugger off” back to the US today Dog's Dinner

Australia tells Johnny Depp his dogs have to ‘bugger off” back to the US today

The Australian Agriculture Minister said the threat of euthanasia for the dogs still stands if the actor can’t get them into America.

# australia - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Court hears from former lover of Irish mother found stabbed to death Sydney

Court hears from former lover of Irish mother found stabbed to death

Christopher Cullen is charged with murdering his estranged wife.

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