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Dublin: 2 °C Tuesday 28 April, 2015

#Australia

# australia - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Young boy begs Australia not to deport him because his autism is a burden on the taxpayer Red Tape

Young boy begs Australia not to deport him because his autism is a burden on the taxpayer

His family live in the country legally and pay tax.

From TheJournal.ie Australia’s Bali Nine ringleaders will die tomorrow despite corruption claims Death Sentence

Australia’s Bali Nine ringleaders will die tomorrow despite corruption claims

The pair’s sentencing judge allegedly asked for huge bribes in return for lighter penalties.

# australia - Sunday 26 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 70 people were injured while filming this movie with 100 untamed lions Wild At Heart This post contains videos

70 people were injured while filming this movie with 100 untamed lions

A family moved in with the massive pride of lions to film what has been called “the most dangerous movie ever made”.

# australia - Saturday 25 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Shark bites surfer’s leg off as swimmers look on Shark Attack

Shark bites surfer’s leg off as swimmers look on

“The shark came in and bit his leg off and the guys helped him in and carried him up the cliff.”

# australia - Friday 24 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘We’re delighted we’re allowed to go home now’: Barry Lyttle escapes jail in Australia Sydney

# australia - Thursday 23 April, 2015

‘To wear the All Black jersey you have to play in New Zealand’ — NZRU not following Australian lead

New Zealand won’t copy the Wallabies’ eligibility policy change, according to NZRU chief.

# australia - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Lifestyle blogger admits she never had terminal brain cancer No Miracle Cure

Lifestyle blogger admits she never had terminal brain cancer

Australian Belle Gibson said she treated her brain cancer with diet and alternative therapies.

From The42 Australia have made a major change to their policy on selecting overseas-based players Prodigal Sons

Australia have made a major change to their policy on selecting overseas-based players

Good news for Matt Giteau, George Smith and Drew Mitchell.

# australia - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Australian Prime Minister tells EU to ‘stop the boats’ as hundreds more migrants die Drownings

Australian Prime Minister tells EU to ‘stop the boats’ as hundreds more migrants die

Not everyone is happy about Tony Abbott’s comments.

From TheJournal.ie ‘A lot of people have no where to call home’: Three dead as storms hit New South Wales Extreme Weather

# australia - Monday 20 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge A man tried to squash a spider, but the spider had one last trick up its sleeve Noooope

A man tried to squash a spider, but the spider had one last trick up its sleeve

ARACHNOPHOBES BEWARE: THere is a whole load of NOPE up in here.

# australia - Sunday 19 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How crystal meth has started to take hold in Australia’s wild outback Ice Freezes Over

How crystal meth has started to take hold in Australia’s wild outback

About 2% of the entire country is estimated to use the drug.

# australia - Saturday 18 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Five teenagers arrested over ‘ISIS-inspired terror plot’ Melbourne

Five teenagers arrested over ‘ISIS-inspired terror plot’

Police said they believe the plot was to have involved “edged weapons”.

# australia - Friday 17 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police officers posts selfies on woman’s Facebook page after finding her missing iPhone Stop Or We'll Shoot

Police officers posts selfies on woman’s Facebook page after finding her missing iPhone

They were trying to reunite her with her phone, OK?

# australia - Thursday 16 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie CCTV of moment Irish man punched brother so hard he was placed on life support Australia

CCTV of moment Irish man punched brother so hard he was placed on life support

Barry Lyttle has pleaded guilty in an Australian court to assaulting his brother.

From TheJournal.ie Barry Lyttle pleads guilty over one-punch attack on younger brother Sydney

Barry Lyttle pleads guilty over one-punch attack on younger brother

The Irish man now faces up to two years in prison.

# australia - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge A new mum got this letter begging her to stop talking about her baby on Facebook Baby Talk

A new mum got this letter begging her to stop talking about her baby on Facebook

We expect a lot of people will agree.

# australia - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Australian border control investigates Irish name visa fraud As Gaeilge

Australian border control investigates Irish name visa fraud

Applicants had previously been issued visas for Australia using the English version of their names.

# australia - Monday 13 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A 47-year-old man has been charged with 145 child sex offences Australia

A 47-year-old man has been charged with 145 child sex offences

The unnamed Australian allegedly used online aliases – including Jazzman and David Bourne – to groom his victims.

From TheJournal.ie If Australian parents don’t vaccinate their kids, they could miss out on €10k in benefits No Jab No Pay This post contains a poll

If Australian parents don’t vaccinate their kids, they could miss out on €10k in benefits

Under current Australian laws, parents who have “conscientious objections” about jabs can still claim payments.

From The Daily Edge A man divorced his wife of 36 years because she had ‘deformed’ boobs Rude

A man divorced his wife of 36 years because she had ‘deformed’ boobs

He claims he didn’t see her breasts until two years after they were married. Right.

# australia - Saturday 11 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Murdered bride-to-be’s body found the day before her wedding Stephanie Scott

Murdered bride-to-be’s body found the day before her wedding

People across Australia have been paying tribute to Stephanie Scott.

# australia - Thursday 9 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This house was extended to become a small village Hamlet Design

This house was extended to become a small village

The designers of this home in Australia had some rather interesting ideas when it came to expansion.

From TheJournal.ie Irish man hoping for assault charge on brother to be downgraded Patrick Lyttle

Irish man hoping for assault charge on brother to be downgraded

Barry Lyttle is due back in court on 16 April.

From TheJournal.ie Siri has got a New Zealand upgrade so Kiwis can safely ask for ‘six’ Tongue Tied

Siri has got a New Zealand upgrade so Kiwis can safely ask for ‘six’

What about the fish and chips?

# australia - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Three children killed, driver rescued after car plunges into Australian lake Wyndham Vale

Three children killed, driver rescued after car plunges into Australian lake

The driver of the car is under police guard in hospital.

# australia - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Australia has just set a major precedent against online piracy, but could the same happen here? Shiver Me Timbers

Australia has just set a major precedent against online piracy, but could the same happen here?

Internet Service Providers are to be made hand over the identities of almost 5,000 people who illegally shared one movie.

From TheJournal.ie ‘A miracle’: Boy with autism survives 4-day ordeal lost in Australian bushland Luke Shambrook

‘A miracle’: Boy with autism survives 4-day ordeal lost in Australian bushland

The 11 year old was found alive and well today.

# australia - Monday 6 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Two of Australia’s ‘Bali Nine’ drug smugglers just lost their death-row appeals No Reprieve

Two of Australia’s ‘Bali Nine’ drug smugglers just lost their death-row appeals

The pair face the firing squad in Indonesia after their convictions.

# australia - Friday 3 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Seriously ill Antarctic worker transferred to hospital after two-week journey Rescue

Seriously ill Antarctic worker transferred to hospital after two-week journey

An icebreaker transported the man back to Australia.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the other countries where it’s hard to buy alcohol today Good Dryday

Here are the other countries where it’s hard to buy alcohol today

While these countries take measures on Good Friday – they’re not quite as restrictive as here.

# australia - Thursday 2 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Child with autism ‘kept in cage-like structure’ inside classroom Australia

Child with autism ‘kept in cage-like structure’ inside classroom

Australian authorities have launched an investigation into the claims.

From The42 Australian rugby has lost another star to the wealthy Top 14 Transfer

Australian rugby has lost another star to the wealthy Top 14

Will Genia is heading for Paris after the World Cup.

# australia - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of soldiers found in cave 70 years after brutal WWII battle Pacific

Bodies of soldiers found in cave 70 years after brutal WWII battle

More than 70 years later, remains have been recovered.

# australia - Monday 30 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Germanwings tragedy is forcing lots of countries to rethink airline safety Disaster

The Germanwings tragedy is forcing lots of countries to rethink airline safety

Co-pilot Andreas Lubitz apparently locked the captain out of the cockpit before crashing the Germanwings flight.

From TheJournal.ie Church sorry priest said Jill Meagher would be alive if she’d had more faith Melbourne

Church sorry priest said Jill Meagher would be alive if she’d had more faith

The Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne is introducing guidelines today to prevent similar comments being made in the future.

# australia - Sunday 29 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie How many of the 10 most popular travel destinations have you been to? Around The World
From The Daily Edge This is a genius bit of election poster graffiti The Kraken

# australia - Friday 27 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Priest says Jill Meagher would’ve been ‘home in bed’ on night of murder if she had stronger faith Melbourne

Priest says Jill Meagher would’ve been ‘home in bed’ on night of murder if she had stronger faith

Jill Meagher’s family are set to sue the state of Victoria as they claim the government failed to protect their daughter by letting Bayley out on parole.

# australia - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Ed Sheeran turned up to sing at this couple’s wedding and things got emotional Wedding Crasher

Ed Sheeran turned up to sing at this couple’s wedding and things got emotional

Fulfilling every Sheerio’s fantasy.

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