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Australians, or "Aussies", are people associated with the country of Australia, usually holding Australian citizenship. Australia is a multicultural society and has the world's eighth-largest immigrant population, with immigrants accounting for 30 percent of the population in 2019.

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Australia announces free childcare for six months [Video]

Australia announces free childcare for six months

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Thursday, a subsidy for childcare centres, part of the country's ongoing bid to keep businesses going during the coronavirus pandemic. Gloria Tso..

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Australians emerge from coronavirus lockdown to beers and lattes

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Australians warned worse still to come after job losses hit record high

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned citizens to brace for more bad news as data released on Thursday showed the country's monthly job losses rose to a record high because of coronavirus..
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Australians told to 'maintain vigilance' as coronavirus curbs eased

Australians need to stay on guard against new outbreaks of novel coronavirus as mobility restrictions are eased across the country this week, authorities said, as the death toll rose to 98 on..
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More than two million Australians download COVID-19 app, testing expands

More than two million Australians have downloaded an app to trace contacts of COVID-19 patients hours after its release, the government said on Monday, as states set out plans to expand testing for the..
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Nearly 2 million Australians download coronavirus tracing app within hours of its release

Nearly two million Australians rushed to download an app designed to help medical workers and state governments trace close contacts of COVID-19 patients, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison's approval..
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Australians rush to download coronavirus tracing app, PM's popularity soars

More than a million Australians rushed to download an app designed to help medical workers and state governments trace close contacts of COVID-19 patients, as Prime Minister Scott Morrison's approval..
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Australians told restrictions must stay even as new virus infections slow

More than 150 Australian economists on Monday warned the government against easing social distancing rules aimed at halting the spread of the new coronavirus even as the rate of infections slowed to a..
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Australians urged to adopt phone tracking app in coronavirus fight

Australians were strongly urged to sign up for a controversial mobile phone app that will track their movements as officials warned on Friday that public life could be constrained for another year..
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Australians, New Zealanders observe Easter online and in backyards

With the coronavirus capsizing Easter traditions, Australians and New Zealanders spent Sunday attending church services virtually, setting up camps in backyards and where the law and weather allowed..
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Pope Francis Will Say Easter Mass by Live-Stream as Countries Weigh Lockdowns

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Uruguay transports Australians, New Zealanders from virus-hit cruise ship

Uruguay started on Friday to repatriate 112 Australians and New Zealanders from a cruise ship hit by coronavirus and stranded in the La Plata River near the capital of Montevideo since March 27, the..
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Australia asks people to isolate more even as coronavirus spread slows

Australians were asked on Sunday to further isolate themselves from the public to keep the coronavirus from spreading even as authorities said the rate of daily infections has halved in recent days.
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Australian PM urges public gatherings should not exceed two people

Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Sunday that public gatherings should not exceed two people and Australians should go out only when necessary, while those over 70 should self-isolate..
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Australian coronavirus cases spike, cruise with sick passengers denied entry

Australians began living under strict new lockdown rules on Monday as coronavirus cases topped 1,600 and authorities denied entry to a cruise ship carrying hundreds on board complaining of respiratory..
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Australia quarantines coronavirus cruise ship arrivals; extends travel ban

More than 150 Australians arrived home on Thursday to begin two weeks of quarantine after finally leaving a cruise ship docked in Japan on which more than 600 people had contracted a new coronavirus.
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Home at last: Australians arrive for quarantine after weeks on coronavirus cruise ship

More than 150 Australians arrived home on Thursday to begin two weeks of quarantine after finally disembarking a cruise ship docked in Japan where more than 600 people have contracted the new..
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Australia receives bushfire reprieve with floods, battens down for cyclone

Many Australians were experiencing a bittersweet break from the threat of bushfires on Thursday, with flooding rains deluging some parts of the eastern states and miners preparing for a tropical..
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Coronavirus evacuee plane from Wuhan arrives in New Zealand

A plane load of New Zealanders, Australians and Pacific Islanders evacuated from China's Wuhan city arrived in New Zealand's Auckland on Wednesday, where they will be quarantined to prevent the spread..
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Flight carrying New Zealanders, Australians leaves virus-hit Wuhan

A flight carrying New Zealanders, Australians and citizens of smaller Pacific countries who were evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan is expected to arrive in Auckland later on Wednesday,..
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Australian evacuees from China test negative for virus, but face 14-day quarantine

A total of 239 Australians evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan have been cleared of the coronavirus, with two remaining facing only a "minimal" chance that they have the virus, Australian Health..
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Australian Wuhan evacuees arrive on Christmas Island: media

A plane load of Australians evacuated from China's Wuhan city arrived in the Indian Ocean territory of Christmas Island, where they will be quarantined to prevent the spread of a new flu-like..
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Australians boarding for evacuation from China as virus deaths mount

Australians boarded a Qantas jet in Wuhan on Monday morning, fleeing the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China on a flight chartered by the Australian government which will take them into..
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It’s not just Iowans scoping out candidates.

In the crowd at Bernie Sanders’s first event of his final swing through Iowa, there were some unlikely attendees: More than two dozen Australians.
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Half of Australians donated to bushfire appeal: survey

One in two Australians have donated money to support bushfire relief efforts, a new survey showed over the weekend, with meteorologists warning more hot and dry weather is to return after a heavy rain..
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Indigenous Australians say traditional land burning could help counter bushfires

As bushfires engulf parts of southeastern Australia, indigenous Australians say their traditional land burning methods could help contain out-of-control blazes that have led to the worst wildfire..
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Dark smoke from Australia fires is circling the Earth, NASA says

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Climate change protests stretch to London as Australia bushfires rage

Thousands of Australians took to the streets on Friday to protest against government inaction on climate change, as bushfires ravaged tens of thousands of square miles of bushland after months of..
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Australians protest over climate change policy as bushfires rage

Thousands of Australians took to the streets on Friday to protest against government inaction on climate change, as bushfires ravage large swathes of the country, incinerating wildlife and polluting..
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'A long way to go': Australians flee as heat, winds fan huge bushfires

Australia urged nearly a quarter of a million people to evacuate their homes on Friday and prepared military backup as soaring temperatures and erratic winds fanned bushfires across the east coast.
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"Get out": Australians urged to flee as huge bushfires revitalize

Australian authorities urged nearly a quarter of a million people to evacuate their homes on Friday and prepared military backup as soaring temperatures and erratic winds were expected to fan deadly..
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Queen Elizabeth sends thoughts and prayers to all Australians

Britain's Queen Elizabeth expressed her sorrow over the devastating bushfires burning in Australia and sent her thoughts and prayers to all Australians, including the emergency services.
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Australians flee massive bushfires as new fire threat looms

The Australian navy on Friday began the evacuations of some of the thousands of people stranded on the east coast of the fire-ravaged country as a searing weather front was set to whip up more blazes..
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Thousands of Australians flee to beaches to escape bushfires

Thousands of tourists and residents swarmed to beaches on Australia's east coast on Tuesday to escape fierce wildfires bearing down on several seaside towns at the peak of the summer holiday period.
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Fight or flight: Australians grapple with difficult decision as bushfires approach

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New Zealand police say nine officially listed as missing after volcano eruption

Nine people have been officially listed as missing after the eruption of a volcano on New Zealand's White Island, police said on Wednesday, seven of them Australians and two New Zealanders.
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New Zealand Red Cross name Australians missing in White Island eruption

A website managed by the New Zealand Red Cross on Tuesday listed 17 Australians as still missing in the White Island volcanic eruption, including a family of four from the northern suburbs of Sydney.
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Australians flee as soaring temperature, winds threaten to fan fires

Residents in parts of eastern Australia evacuated their homes on Tuesday as soaring temperatures and strong winds threatened to fan bushfires in a giant blaze north of Sydney, the country's biggest..
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Australian PM says three locals feared dead after New Zealand eruption

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday three Australians are feared to be among the confirmed fatalities from the New Zealand volcanic eruption.
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Australians shelter from bushfires as political heat climbs

Firefighters battled hundreds of bushfires across Australia on Thursday as scores of blazes sprang up in new locations, triggering warnings that it was too late for some residents to evacuate.
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Australians ordered to flee flames as fires rage in east and west

Australian officials on Wednesday ordered residents and tourists to get out of the way of fast-approaching flames as firefighters struggled to contain more than 150 bushfires raging on both the east..
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Australian officials ordered people in several communities, including a major tourist destination, to evacuate immediately on Wednesday as firefighters struggled to contain more than 150 bushfires..
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New blazes break out as Australians take shelter from intense bushfires

Tens of thousands of Australians took shelter on Tuesday after authorities warned it was too late for them to leave their homes as bushfires raged across a vast area of the country's east coast.
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