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Australia keen to join India, US naval drills

Australia wants to join India, the United States and Japan in joint naval exercises in the Indian Ocean, widening participation in multilateral drills as China's influence in the region grows.

Clipping heck! Aussie sheep shatters Shrek-cord

Clipping heck! Aussie sheep shatters Shrek-cord

Stand aside Shrek. Bow down Big Ben. An Australian sheep is now the shear-leader of the woolly pack.

Six charged over cocaine ring

Six people have been arrested over an alleged cocaine syndicate operating across Sydney.

Visa operations 'unlikely' in NSW

The NSW police chief says he would need a "heck of a lot of convincing" before he would sign off on any Operation Fortitude-style co-operation with the Australian Border Force.

Greater transparency in Australian refugee camps

Investors in the company that runs Australia's secretive refugee camps are starting to flex their muscles in a way that may achieve what refugee advocates and politicians have failed to for years - greater transparency and oversight.

Fire clean-up to continue in Adelaide

The clean-up will continue in Adelaide's central business district after a fire destroyed a martial arts academy, closing roads and forcing the evacuation of city buildings, including a major hotel.

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