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Australia PM reshuffles cabinet, targets jobs

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Australia's Prime Minister Julia Gillard reshuffled her cabinet focusing on job creation and Labour relations, as she tries to reverse plummeting voter...

Final Tiger helicopters delivered to Australian Defence Force

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Australian Aerospace has handed over the last of 22 Tiger armed reconnaissance helicopters to the Australian Defence Force (ADF). Tiger ARH022 was accepted...

Australia’s Qantas, two unions bow to imposed

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Talks between Qantas Airways and its pilots, baggage handlers and caterers have broken down and all sides will now have to accept...

Netherlands navy receives second Holland class patrol vessel

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The Royal Netherlands Navy has received the second of four Holland class oceangoing patrol vessels, the Zeeland, from Damen shipyards. The vessel was...

Australia may upgrade warplanes with jamming equipment

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Australia is considering equipping half its fleet of Boeing-built Super Hornet warplanes with sophisticated radar and communications jamming technology, giving its military...

US, Australia to add cyber realm to defence treaty

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The United States and Australia will take the rare step of declaring the cyber realm as part of a mutual defense treaty,...

Canada to loan Australia SA tech to counter IEDs

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Canada will loan Australia engineering systems to provide soldiers from the latter operating in Afghanistan additional protection against improvised explosive devices (IEDs)....

Australia says to halt offshore immigration centre plans

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Australia will be forced to suspend plans for off-shore processing of asylum seekers after a court ruled a refugee swap deal with...

Truckers protest outside Australia’s parliament

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Hundreds of truckers circled Australia's parliament in a campaign aimed at forcing the government to withdraw a proposed carbon tax law, and...

Australia to decide on F-35 fighter purchase in 2012: Govt

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Australia will decide in 2012 whether to continue with a US$16.8 billion purchase of 100 of Lockheed Martin F-35 Joint Strike Fighters...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...