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6 Nov
He's behind some of the biggest crime thrillers, psychological horrors and hard-hitting dramas of recent years. From 1989's "Dead Calm" to "Patriot Games" in 1992, Phillip Noyce has directed dozens of Hollywood talents, including Harrison Ford, Denzel Washington, Nicole Kidman and Angelina Jolie. As the Cinémathèque Française stages a retrospective of his work, he tells us about being a gun for hire in Los Angeles in the 1990s and the gamble he was determined to take in making "Rabbit-Proof Fence" in 2002.
6 Oct
Anti-vaccine mandate demonstrators in New York rally against Australia's Covid-19 measures and protest outside the Australian consulate in the city. Protesters chant "Save Australia" as they tear down a free Covid-19 testing stand on the street.
25 Sep
"We have an independent foreign policy", says New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, after confirming that New Zealand would not lift a ban on nuclear-powered vessels entering its waters in the wake of Australia's decision to develop a nuclear submarine fleet.
2 Aug
Australian swimmers spoke to the media on Monday after completing the race in the Tokyo Olympic games, with the team's star Emma McKeon bringing the nation seven medals in a single year. McKeon became the nation's most decorated Olympian and the first woman to win seven medals in swimming as she won two more gold medals in the Tokyo race on Sunday.
27 May
Australian conservationists have welcomed the birth of Tasmanian devils in a sanctuary for the first time on Australia's mainland in 3,000 years, a decade after efforts to reintroduce them began.
30 Aug 2020
The sentencing of an Australian white supremacist who killed 51 Muslim worshippers in New Zealand -- and live-streamed the massacre -- was set to begin amid tight security in a Christchurch court.
8 Dec 2018
Thousands of Australian children have walked out of school calling for government action on climate change. Australia is one of the biggest per capita carbon polluters in the world.
15 Jul 2018
A small crowd gathered in Minneapolis, Minnesota to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of Australian Justine Damond and to dedicate a bench in her honor.
23 Dec 2017
The man accused of deliberately plowing into Christmas shoppers on a busy street in the Australian city of Melbourne has been charged with 18 counts of attempted murder and one count of conduct endangering life.
16 Dec 2017
After Australian parliament legally approved same-sex marriage, two couples legally got married on Saturday.
8 Oct 2017
Solar cars depart Darwin for the World Solar Challenge through the Australian Outback.
10 Sep 2017
The biggest demonstration for LGBTIQ rights in Australian history was attended by more than 20,000 people in Sydney on Sunday.

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