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Amid speculation about a deadline for improving his performance, Tony Abbott says he will continue to captain his team into the next election.
Keep abreast of all the action as Queensland heads to the polls on Saturday, January 31.
Australian's have taken to Twitter to criticise an obituary for the author, who died yesterday at the age of 77.
Australian authorities say the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet will go on as Malaysia declares its disappearance 'an accident'.
Governments will have to open the purse strings to contribute to an estimated $4 billion compensation scheme for abuse victims.
Australia’s treatment of asylum seekers has been condemned by Human Rights Watch, which described the country’s immigration policies as 'draconian'.
A Townsville man has devised a cracker of a proposal with a little cheeky help from his friends.

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In pictures: Auschwitz 70 years on

Seventy years ago, Russian forces liberated the Auschwitz concentration camp, where Jewish people endured the horrors of the Holocaust.
From citizenship ceremonies, barbeques to a swim in Sydney Harbour, here's how people are celebrating Australia Day 2015.
These dinoflagellates—which are commonly called “sea sparkles”—are neither fully plants nor fully animals.
Fans of the British comedy group Monty Python are seen during unusual march on the occasion of the 2015 International Silly Walk Day in Brno, Czech Republic.
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A far north Queensland community grieves the tragic loss of eight children.
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