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Australian airlines must have two crew members in the cockpit at all times, under a deal struck with the industry after the Germanwings plane crash.
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Collingwood pair Lachie Keeffe and Josh Thomas have been suspended by the AFL for taking the banned substance clenbuterol.
Origin Energy has been found guilty of preying on vulnerable customers and fined $2 million for breaching consumer laws.
The pressure is on Billy Gordon to resign from the Queensland parliament, as the premier pushes for a by-election in his seat.
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India’s cricket fans are donning the face paint and unfurling their flags in Australia and beyond as their national team prepares for battle in the World Cricket Cup semi-final.
A Victorian mother and her adult son are among the 150 victims of a plane crash in the French Alps. They were aboard a Germanwings flight between Barcelona and Duesseldorf when it crashed in mountainous terrain in southeastern France.
All eyes turned to the skies for a solar eclipse offering spectacular views from selected plane seats, some European countries and a remote Arctic archipelago.
An art exhibition in regional New South Wales is bringing a new perspective to Aboriginal mission life.
Former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser has passed away at the age of 84 after a brief illness.
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The clean up is underway in Vanuatu's capital Port Vila after category five Cyclone Pam on March 13 left infrastructure damaged and the island strewn with debris.
Communities in Kiribati and Tuvalu have been severely damaged by storm surges and flash flooding as a result of Cyclone Pam.

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The Quakers Hill Nursing Home after the fires on November 18, 2011.