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After Years Away, One of Basketball’s Greats Returns at 41

SYDNEY, Australia — It was an inconspicuous return. Just over a year ago, Lauren Jackson, one of the greatest players…

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Australian Floral Designs That, at Long Last, Embrace Australian Flora

For a floral designer, Australia’s geographic isolation is a complicated legacy. The country’s native plants, like its fauna, are unique…

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Jack Charles, Grandfather of Aboriginal Theater, Dies at 79

MELBOURNE, Australia — Jack Charles, one of Australia’s leading Indigenous actors, who has been called the “grandfather of Aboriginal theater…

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Archie Roach, Who Lived and Sang the Aboriginal Blues, Dies at 66

One day in 1970, Archie Cox’s high school English class in Melbourne, Australia, was interrupted by a voice from the…

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Shots Fired at Airport in Australia’s Capital

SYDNEY, Australia — A lone gunman fired several gunshots inside Canberra Airport Sunday, prompting a rapid evacuation and grounding flights…

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You Just Can’t Get the Staff

The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. This week’s issue is written by Natasha Frost, a…

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Why Australia’s Climate Bill Matters

The Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. Sign up to get it by email. CANBERRA, Australia…

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Sri Lankan Family Wins a Long Battle to Stay in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia — Four years ago, immigration officers arrived at dawn to rip a Sri Lankan family away from the…

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Long a Climate Straggler, Australia Advances a Major Bill to Cut Emissions

CANBERRA, Australia — After years of being denounced as a laggard on climate change, Australia shifted course on Thursday, with…

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