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Same-sex marriage may be law in Australia by early December

Australian lawmakers on Thursday vowed to push through laws legalising same-sex marriage by early December, after a national survey found the majority of Australians favoured the move. Both Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s Liberal-National coalition government and the main opposition Labor Party said they were aiming to pass the law through …

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Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

Solar cars begin race across Australian desert

SYDNEY, Oct 8 (Reuters) – The World Solar Challenge began on Sunday with 42 solar cars crossing Australia’s tropical north to its southern shores, a gruelling 3,000 km (1,864 mile) race through the outback. The race from the northern city of Darwin to the southern city of Adelaide is expected …

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Rebel Wilson wins $3.6 Million in defamation case

Rebel Wilson was on wednesday awarded $3.6 million (or $4.5 million in Australian dollars) after winning a defamation case against Woman’s Day magazine. The judgment has made history as the “largest defamation damages award” of all time in Australia, according to Rebel‘s lawyers. Bauer Media, publisher of Woman’s Day magazine …

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Boxing world shocked with Pacquiao-Horn verdict

The Boxing world has expressed shock over the declaration of greenhorn Australian boxer, Jeff Horn, as the winner of the welterweight championship fight against Filipino Manny Pacquiao. The fight at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, was styled the Battle of Brisbane. Although the local fighter Horn was very aggressive in the …

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