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Thousands protest across Australia against Adani’s coal mine project

Rallies were held on Saturday in Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, the Gold Coast and Port Douglas in North Queensland where thousands of protesters took to streets as part of a National Day of Action, according to media reports.

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Stirred by same-sex marriage vote, Australia’s youth gets serious

There had been strong calls from the public for Australia to become the 25th nation to permit gay marriage, a move that Turnbull supports, but more conservative members of his Liberal Party oppose.

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Australia flags tougher national terror laws

“We need nationally consistent pre-charge detention laws so that those who seek to do us harm can be held to account no matter where they are,” Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said.

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Hindus protest against controversial Ganesha advertisement in Australia

Australia’s Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB) said while many Hindus are vegetarian, vegetarianism is not a requirement of the faith.

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Australia announces new space agency to develop domestic space industry

The global space industry sector has been growing at a compound annual growth rate of 9.52 percent from 1998 to 2015, the government said last month. “Globally, revenue from space-related activities in 2015 was about US$323 billion,” it said.

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Australians’ support of gay marriage weakens in new poll

If most of the balloting responses favor same-sex marriage, Parliament will vote within a month on legislation to lift the ban.

Sikh family in Australia wins legal battle over son wearing turban in Christian school

Sagardeep Singh Arora and his wife Anureet said the school breached the Equal Opportunity Act act by not allowing Sidhak to wear a patka when they tried to enrol him in 2016, Herald Sun reported.

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Australian senator argues for burqa ban in public places

Hanson, an outspoken fan of President Donald Trump, sat in the Senate last month wearing black head-to-ankle garments for more than 10 minutes before removing the veil.

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Hostile same-sex marriage vote spurs Australia to amend anti-hate law

Australia began a non-compulsory postal vote on Tuesday that will determine whether it becomes the 25th country to legalise same-sex marriage.

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Australians to soon post ballots in gay marriage survey

If the postal survey finds most Australians want gay marriage, the Parliament will vote by December on legislation to lift the prohibition on gay marriage.

Australian military probes ‘rumours’ of possible war crimes in Afghanistan

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported in July on an alleged cover-up of the killing of an Afghan boy as well as hundreds of pages of leaked defence force documents relating to the secretive operations of the country’s special forces.

Lebanon monitored Australia bomb plot suspects: Lebanese Interior Minister

Australian police charged Khaled Khayat and Mahmoud Khayat this month with two counts of planning a terrorist attack after conducting raids to disrupt what authorities described as an Islamic State-inspired plot to bomb an Etihad Airways flight.

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Australian citizenship crisis erodes support for government

The next national election is not due until 2019, but continued poor polling may entice a leadership challenge to Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, says political analysts.

Australia accuses New Zealand opposition of dirty tricks over citizenship fuss

Australian politicians are not eligible to be elected to parliament if they hold dual or plural citizenship. Australia’s High Court will begin hearings into Joyce’s eligibility on Aug. 24. Should he be ruled ineligible, PM Turnbull would be forced to rely on independents to get pass legislation.

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Priests should report abuse confessions, recommend Australian investigative authority

Current laws on reporting knowledge of crimes vary across Australia. In some jurisdictions, information received during religious confessions which are considered highly confidential by churches is considered privileged, and thus exempt from mandatory reporting requirements.