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Wednesday, Sep 20

06

First Australia refugees approved for US resettlement

BBC / Australia

About 50 refugees held in offshore detention centres will be the first to be resettled in the US.

Tuesday, Sep 19

16

'We're not bridesmaids,' insist identically dressed guests

BBC / Australia

Six friends could only see the funny side when they turned up to a wedding in identical outfits

15

The ultimate away match?

BBC / Sport

Bengaluru FC's ex-Australia midfielder Erik Paartalu tells BBC Sport about "stepping into the unknown" for the ultimate away match in North Korea.

08

Australia's warmest winter 'driven by climate change'

BBC / Australia

A leading climate group has said Australians could continue to get warmer winters in coming years.

Saturday, Sep 16

14

Koala survives 16km ride on car axle in Adelaide, Australia

BBC / News

The female is released into the wild after recovering from the traumatising journey.

Friday, Sep 15

11

Sea Shepherd intercepts 'shark boats' in East Timor

BBC / Australia

Sea Shepherd says it helped local police intercept Chinese fishing vessels loaded with sharks.

04

Man accused of punching Kevin Rudd's godson 'over gay marriage'

BBC / Australia

The teenager was assaulted for "standing up for marriage equality", the Australian ex-PM claims.

Thursday, Sep 14

16

Forty years of space photography

BBC / Australia

David Malin has spent four decades photographing space. Now retired, he has held a competition to inspire other astrophotographers.

11

Australian police clear soldier over 'severed hands'

BBC / News

The corporal in Australia's SAS will not face charges over an incident in Afghanistan in 2013.

06

Elusive night parrot found in South Australia, ecologists say

BBC / Asia

It is the first proof of the night parrot in South Australia since the 19th Century, ecologists say.

04

Australia Day: Council scraps 'grossly insensitive' celebration

BBC / Australia

One councillor likened the date to "celebrating the Holocaust", drawing government condemnation.

Wednesday, Sep 13

16

Love and respect?

BBC

Israel Folau tweets his opposition to proposed legalisation, but not everybody agrees.

11

Australia same-sex marriage vote: New laws target hate speech

BBC / Australia

The nation passes anti-hate speech laws for a debate on legalising same-sex marriage.

09

Rebel Wilson wins defamation payout

BBC / Asia

The "unprecedented" payout follows the actress's claim her career was stifled by untrue articles.

08

Peter Norman: Push to honour 'forgotten' podium protester

BBC / Australia

Peter Norman's role in an iconic civil rights moment deserves better recognition, campaigners say.

Tuesday, Sep 12

14

Australia gambling: Landmark slot-machine case begins

BBC / News

The Australian woman says so-called "pokie" machines mislead players about their chances of winning.

08

Shark moves in to Australian swimming pool

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Fluffy the great white shark was given a temporary home after washing up on a Sydney beach.

07

Injured great white shark Fluffy given pool refuge

BBC / Australia

The animal will be returned to sea after it was given sanctuary in a popular swimming pool.

04

Australia kicks off postal survey on same-sex marriage

BBC / Australia

The survey has no power to legalise same-sex marriage but could lead to a vote in parliament.

Monday, Sep 11

18

Sydney bride gets married with bouquet made of doughnuts

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A Sydney bride says she wanted her wedding to "be a bit different" so opted for baked bouquets.

16

Australians urged to eat kangaroo meat

BBC / Australia

The species population has risen substantially to almost double the country's human population.

09

India raises 'offensive' lamb advert with Australia

BBC / Australia

The commercial has drawn anger for depicting the Hindu god Ganesha enjoying meat.

05

How Australia's PM was defended over a 'beautiful' baby photo

BBC

An image of Malcolm Turnbull holding his grandchild and a beer becomes a topic of much discussion.

Sunday, Sep 10

12

Australia same-sex marriage vote: PM comes out for Yes

BBC / Australia

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has made a surprise campaign speech for Yes as thousands rallied.

Friday, Sep 8

13

Australian fundraiser Connie Johnson dies hours after receiving honour

BBC / Asia

Connie Johnson, 40, raised more than $5m Australian dollars (£3m) for cancer research.

09

Mother! director 'furious' over Sydney mural bungle

BBC.com

Darren Aronofsky apologises after an advert for his film is painted over an "iconic" Sydney mural.

05

The Australian wine lessons bound for China

BBC / Australia

As production in China grows, could these students help create a world-beating wine?

03

Australians turn in 26,000 guns in national amnesty

BBC / Australia

The nation is holding its first gun amnesty since its landmark response to a 1996 mass shooting.

Thursday, Sep 7

07

Australia same-sex marriage vote can proceed, court rules

BBC / Asia

A court dismisses two challenges against a national survey on legalising same-sex marriage.

Australian MP reveals husband's porn conviction

BBC / Australia

Rachel Carling-Jenkins gives a harrowing speech in an Australian state parliament.