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Australian woman ‘strip-searched and jailed’ in Hawaii after US border checks

A Melbourne woman bound for a holiday in the United States claims she was strip-searched, locked up in a federal prison and sent back to Australia by border officials. Source: Australian woman ‘strip-searched and jailed’ in Hawaii after US border … Continue reading

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Australian oil well leaked into ocean for months – but spill kept secret | Environment | The Guardian

Offshore oil and gas regulator says there was a 10,500-litre spill in April 2016 but refuses to reveal where it occurred or company responsible Source: Australian oil well leaked into ocean for months – but spill kept secret | Environment … Continue reading

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Australia’s biggest emitters opt to ‘wait and see’ over Emissions Reduction Fund

A survey of executives in high-emitting industries such as mining and electricity generation suggests they are not engaging with the government’s flagship policy to cut greenhouse emissions. Source: Australia’s biggest emitters opt to ‘wait and see’ over Emissions Reduction Fund

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White supremacist leader Mike Enoch to visit Australia

Notorious US white supremacist Mike Enoch has announced plans to visit Australia for an alt-right conference. Source: White supremacist leader Mike Enoch to visit Australia

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South Sudanese, Seeking to Fit In, Stand Out in Australian Basketball – The New York Times

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Six more sleeps | The Monthly

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Australians are among the luckiest people on earth. What are we so angry about? | Brigid Delaney’s diary | Opinion | The Guardian

On Anzac Day, at the airport, everywhere: the levels of vitriol in our personal and public lives need to be called out. It’s just not a clever way to talk to each other Source: Australians are among the luckiest people … Continue reading

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457 visas: They’re staking a giant ‘Keep Out’ sign on Australia’s front lawn

Government stakes a giant ‘Keep Out’ sign on Australia’s front lawn based on outdated shtick. Source: 457 visas: They’re staking a giant ‘Keep Out’ sign on Australia’s front lawn

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Murdoch Takeover Of Sky Would Undermine British Broadcasting Standards, Joint Report Shows

Media Matters, in partnership with global activism group Avaaz, submitted a report to U.K.’s chief broadcasting regulator, Ofcom, detailing the risks Rupert Murdoch’s desired takeover of British satellite broadcasting company Sky poses to British broadcasting standards. On March 16, U.K. … Continue reading

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Carmichael Coal Mine- Video

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Eastern Australia hit by drought and floods | News | Al Jazeera

Nearly 90 percent of Queensland is in drought; meanwhile severe storms linger across parts of New South Wales. Source: Eastern Australia hit by drought and floods | News | Al Jazeera

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Is Australia racist?

In facing up to racism, we need to deal with Australia’s structural racism as well as individual prejudices. Source: Is Australia racist?

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