Publication: World News Australia

First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

'I am Asian and can’t drive': Racist note, Hungry Jacks voucher left after smash

A motorist who smashed into a parked car in the Sydney suburb of Newtown has allegedly left an a note of apology that states "I am Asian and can't drive" along with a $6.25 Hungry Jacks voucher.Reddit user "Ilyank" posted photographs of the note and the ... [Published World News Australia - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Racism, Reddit, Witness
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tony Abbott dodges question over forced removal of Aboriginal children

Tony Abbott has dodged a question about the conduct of New South Wales police officers responsible for removing eight Aboriginal children from a family home earlier this year.Mr Abbott took the question from NITV news reporter Myles Morgan in Arnhem Land ... [Published World News Australia - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

The secrets of New York's Island of the Dead

For over a century, Hart Island has been the final resting place of those who died alone and unknown and whose burial had to be organised by the city authorities using prison labour.But it’s emerged more recently that some children who die at birth are ... [Published World News Australia - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

How do you deal with memories you don't want?

Watch  SBS Insight  on SBS ONE Tuesday 8.30pm or the repeat on Wednesday 1pm Join the conversation on  Twitter  using #insightsbsScott Gardiner is a war veteran who served in Iraq in 2008.During the seven months of his deployment, Gardiner saw a lot ... [Published World News Australia - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Hurricane eyes Mexico Pacific

Hurricane Odile is swirling menacingly towards Mexico's Los Cabos resorts, forcing authorities to evacuate high-risk areas and open shelters as the powerful storm threatens to thrash the Pacific coast.The "dangerous" category three storm in the five-level ... [Published World News Australia - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Foodies swarm Melbourne for international trade show

Fine Foods Australia is the largest trade show in the Southern Hemisphere, offering well-known Australian brands such as Devondale and more obscure international products such as sea grapes.This year's event attracted more than 1000 exhibitors; a third ... [Published World News Australia - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Australia deploys 600 personnel to Middle East against IS 'death cult'

Tony Abbott says the deployment of 600 military personnel to the Middle East as part of international efforts to wipe out Islamic State extremists doesn't mean Australia is going to war in Iraq.The prime minister announced in Darwin yesterday Australia ... [Published World News Australia - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Kanye West stops Sydney concert to tell fan in wheelchair to 'stand up'

Kanye West's Friday concert in Sydney is making headlines for the wrong reasons after the rapper repeatedly demanded two fans stand up before realising that one was in a wheelchair and the other had a prosthetic limb.Between songs West says, "I decided ... [Published World News Australia - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Northern Lights illuminate social media

The colourful northern lights were expanded due to a strong solar flare passing by Earth.The flare was one of the largest in recent years but had no impact on power grid fluctuations.Solar storms occur often, especially during peaks in the solar cycle, ... [Published World News Australia - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

African communities launch Australian Ebola campaign

As the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa exceeds 2,400 people, Australia's African communities a re increasingly feeling the loss of loved ones in nations including Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.In response, African leaders have used ... [Published World News Australia - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Calls for moratorium on use of police in removal of Aboriginal children

It comes after reports on NITV that NSW Police used riot gear to conduct a dawn raid to remove children from their home earlier this year.  The parents of the children told NITV News that they were held at gunpoint and handcuffed during the operation ... [Published World News Australia - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Girl dies in fall at Adelaide show

An eight-year-old girl has died after being flung "like a doll through the air" from a ride at the Royal Adelaide Show.The girl was thrown from the Airmaxx 360 ride just after 12pm on Friday in what one witness described as a shocking scene from a horror ... [Published World News Australia - Sep 12 2014]

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"They also had long batons as part of their public order equipment and on this occasion they were wearing helmets with clear screens on the front."
"The first thing we do is say look, firstly we apologise that if we do or say anything that triggers a response in you that you didn't want. We apologise, we didn't mean it or do it deliberately. Let us know if we go to a place where it might distress you."

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Australia deploys 600 personnel to Middle East ... [Published World News Australia - Sep 14 2014]
Kanye West stops Sydney concert to tell fan in ... [Published World News Australia - Sep 14 2014]
African communities launch Australian Ebola cam... [Published World News Australia - Sep 13 2014]
Calls for moratorium on use of police in remova... [Published World News Australia - Sep 13 2014]
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