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Last updated: Monday, November 30, 2015 1:50:04 PM

Ex-Australian PM to pay for broken table
Canberra, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott has promised to pay for a marble table in his old office that was found broken a day after he lost an internal party ballot for leadership within his party and in the government.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 4:28:03 PM

Window cleaners survive 10-storey fall in Sydney
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Two window cleaners on Tuesday fell more than 10 storeys down the side of a building in Australia's Sydney city after the cable on the cage snapped.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 3:36:20 PM

Khawaja to lead CA XI against New Zealand
Canberra, Oct 20 (IANS) Top order batsman Usman Khawaja will lead Cricket Australia (CA) XI against the visiting New Zealand team in a two-day tour match at Manuka Oval here on Saturday and Sunday.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 2:02:12 PM

New Zealand ready to challenge Australia in Tests
Auckland, Oct 20 (IANS) New Zealand will face a new-look Australia in next month's three-Test series but the Black Caps are clear they will neither be fazed by nor underestimate their opponents.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 1:46:16 PM

Australian schools on high alert over social media threats
Canberra, Oct 20 (IANS) Two Sydney schools were put on high alert on Tuesday after they received terror threats via social media.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 1:28:03 PM

Greens may question Australia's new conditions for Adani mine
Canberra, Oct 19 (IANS) Environmentalists are considering another legal challenge to the approval given to India's Adani group to operate one of the world's biggest coal mines in Queensland with 36 of the strictest conditions in Australian history.

Monday, October 19, 2015 3:06:17 PM

Michael Hussey to lead PM's XI against New Zealand
Canberra, Oct 19 (IANS) Australian batting great Michael Hussey will make a comeback to the cricket field when he will lead the Prime Minister's XI against New Zealand in a one-day pink ball match at the Manuka Oval here on Friday.

Monday, October 19, 2015 1:50:05 PM

Robot trucks now operating at Rio Tinto
Sydney, Oct 19 (IANS) Global mining giant Rio Tinto has started using automated, driverless trucks to move iron ore in its Pilbara mines, controlled from operations centre 1,200 km away in Perth.

Monday, October 19, 2015 12:48:03 PM

Turnbull leads government popularity surge: poll
Canberra, Oct 19 (IANS) Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is three times as popular as opposition leader Bill Shorten as the nation's preferred prime minister.

Monday, October 19, 2015 8:50:03 AM

Australia progress to Rugby World Cup semi-finals
Sydney, Oct 19 (IANS) Australia woke up with a sigh of relief on Monday morning after a last minute penalty saw the Wallabies rugby union team progress to the Rugby World Cup semi-finals.

Monday, October 19, 2015 6:06:14 AM

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