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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian continent (the world's smallest) the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Neighbouring countries include Indonesia, East Timor, and Papua New Guinea to the north, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia to the north-east, and New Zealand to the southeast.

Articles About Australia

‘The X Factor Australia’ Winner is Marlisa Punzalan; Dean Ray Finishes as Runner-Up [VIDEOS]

By IBTimes AU

Marlisa is the youngest X Factor Australia winner at 15. (11:50 pm)

U.S. singer Miley Cyrus performs at the O2 Arena in central London
Miley Cyrus Shocking Controversy: Liam Hemsworth's Ex Bares Big Artificial Boobs, Ditches Twerking For New Move Nae Nae

By IBTimes AU

Miley Cyrus shocks with a controversial performance in Sydney. (8:49 pm)

Ebola victim
Ebola Is Changing The Religious Landscape In West Africa

By IBTimes AU

The religious landscape in West African countries is changing due to Ebola (6:24 pm)

MORE TOPICS: UNITED NATIONS

Asylum Seekers from Afghanistan, Iraq and Iran Cry as Indonesian Officers Force Them to Leave the Australian Vessel Hermia
Australia's 'No Way' Anti-Asylum Seeker Poster Sparks Outrage

By IBTimes AU

Australia's anti-immigration poster expected to be published in several languages has roused anger and disgust. The country is known for its tough immigration policies. (6:06 pm)

MORE TOPICS: AFGHANISTAN, PAKISTAN, SUDAN, HUMAN RIGHTS, COURT

Mos Def
Outrage Over Soulfest’s Cancellation of Local Stage in Melbourne

By IBTimes AU

Local artists were scheduled to perform. (5:08 pm)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK

'The Bachelor Australia’: Louise And Blake Are Planning To Move In Together

By IBTimes AU

Louise and Blake have said that they are in love. They want to start their lives together and are planning to move in together. (4:04 pm)

A Promotion For The Computer Game "Grand Theft Auto Five" Is Shown In A Game Stop Gaming Store.
‘GTA V’ 1.18 Update: Heists, Zombies, Hydra Jets DLC Seemingly Possible---Report

By IBTimes AU

"Grand Theft Auto V Online" will reportedly feature the much-anticipated Heists DLC in the new 1.18 update patch. (3:45 pm)

Singapore Merlion
5 Cities With The Highest Cost Of Living In 2014

By IBTimes AU (No Google news)

Before you start moving to these countries, you might want to stop and think again. (3:43 pm)

MORE TOPICS: GDP, UNITED KINGDOM, JAPAN, INVESTMENT, LONDON

Star Wars characters are on display at the cartoon fair "Vienna Comix"
‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Action Sequence Leaked With Han Solo And Chewie – Report [Spoilers]

By IBTimes AU

“Star Wars 7” is an upcoming fantasy adventure movie directed by J.J. Abrams. The franchise will be returning to movie screens after a decade. (3:05 pm)

‘The X Factor Australia' 2014 Winner Prediction - Dean Ray Will Win Title, According To Betting Odds; Marlisa Punzalan, Brothers 3 Are The Underdogs

By IBTimes AU

Who will win "The X Factor Australia" 2014 title? According to betting odds, Dean Ray will come out on top this season. (1:22 pm)

MORE TOPICS: SONY