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Italian national charged over internal heroin concealment

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A 49-year-old Italian national is scheduled to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court today (Friday, 18 October 2019) after he w
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Forced marriage awareness campaign launched at Australia’s busiest airport

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*UPDATE: VIDEO AND AUDIO OF THE PROJECT SKYWARP PRESS CONFERENCE IS NOW AVAILABLE. A forced marriage awareness and prevention initiative aimed at reaching passengers at Australia’s busiest airport has been launched today, with the roll out of ‘Project Skywarp’ at Sydney Airport.
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70-year-old man charged with child abuse offences

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A 70-year-old man has been charged with multiple child abuse offences and is scheduled to appear in Darwin Local Court today (14 October 2019).
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Australia’s first large scale hackathon combines innovative approach with crowdsourced talent to find national missing persons

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In what will be considered a world first, today 354 participants will gather across ten locations in Australia to generate leads for 12 national missing person cases for the Australian police.
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Police arrest five suspected online traffickers in the Philippines, rescue 5 children

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Joint media release from the Philippine National Police, International Justice Mission and the Australian Federal Police. Philippine authorities have arrested five trafficking suspects who were caught offering minor girls for sexual exploitation online in exchange for money from an online predator.
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Australia welcomes Pacific security leaders

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Delegates from Pacific Island nations’ security agencies came together for the inaugural Joint Heads of Pacific Security event
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Is the Internet of Things killing your brain cells?

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Almost half of Asia is online, and its internet users comprise 51 percent of the world’s total online population.
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This is how scrolls damaged by Mount Vesuvius erupting in 79AD "could be read"

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The only ones surviving from antiquity - were buried and carbonized by the deadly eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD and are t
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Don't get blindsided by the future

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How many things do we own, that are common today, that didn’t exist 10 years ago?
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Man to face court for assaulting police officer at Perth airport

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A 25-year old Alkimos man is due to face Perth Magistrates Court today (4 October) following the alleged assault of an Australian Federal Police (AFP) officer at Perth Airport.
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