THREE Australian soldiers are in hospital this morning after being shot by a rogue Afghan soldier, just 10 days after three...

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09th Nov. 2011 6:11 AM

THEY shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old. Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.

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11th Nov. 2011 6:11 AM

Family, friends, colleagues and politicians gathered in Gympie on Monday to farewell Ashley Birt, who was killed in...

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15th Nov. 2011 7:11 AM

MARYBOROUGH'S Catholic priest Paul Kelly has come out strongly against the use of the so-called gay panic defence.

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19th Nov. 2011 9:11 AM

ALMOST 11,000 people, including British comedian Stephen Fry, have signed a petition asking for the so-called “gay panic”...

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12th Jan. 2012 6:01 AM

ABOUT four signatures a minute are being added to Maryborough priest Paul Kelly's online petition to abolish the “gay...

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14th Jan. 2012 8:01 AM

AFTER winning the Fraser Coast Rugby League competition in 2011, the Maryborough Wallaroos were keen to match it with the...

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28th Feb. 2012 5:02 AM

MORE than $200 million will be spent on design studies for 12 new submarines for the Australian Defence Force.

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03rd May 2012 4:05 PM

AUSTRALIAN soldiers stationed in Afghanistan’s Uruzgan province will start heading home as early as the middle of this...

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14th May 2012 5:05 PM

DETAILS of an inquiry into how and why Australian soldier Lance Corporal Andrew Jones was killed in Afghanistan last year...

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29th June 2012 1:06 PM

Members of the Special Operations Task Group farewelled Sergeant Blaine Diddams in a moving memorial service on Thursday.


06th July 2012 1:07 PM

THE body of the Australian special services soldier killed in action in Afghanistan this week has been repatriated.

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06th July 2012 1:07 PM

TWO Australian soldiers were wounded by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan’s Uruzgan province on Tuesday.

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12th July 2012 1:07 PM

THE effectiveness of Australia’s Defence Force will be compromised unless more women are recruited and retained.

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22nd Aug. 2012 5:08 PM

PRIME Minister Julia Gillard has defended Australia’s continuing military presence in Afghanistan after five soldiers died...

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30th Aug. 2012 6:08 PM

THE two Australians who died in a helicopter accident in Afghanistan on Thursday have been remembered as professional...

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31st Aug. 2012 4:08 PM

DEFENCE Minister Stephen Smith has hit out at what he called a misunderstanding after Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai...

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03rd Sept. 2012 7:09 PM

THE bodies of the three Australian soldiers murdered by a rogue Afghan solider last week were returned to their families...

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05th Sept. 2012 5:09 PM

A Ramp Ceremony for Lance Corporal Stjepan ‘Rick’ Milosevic, Sapper James Martin and Private Robert Poate was conducted at...

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05th Sept. 2012 5:09 PM

TWO Australian soldiers murdered by a rogue Afghan soldier two weeks ago have been laid to rest at funerals in Brisbane and...

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12th Sept. 2012 4:09 PM

Close to 700 people farewelled private Robert Poate in Canberra.

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12th Sept. 2012 5:09 PM

THE South Australian soldier killed by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan has been farewelled by friends and...

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07th Nov. 2012 5:11 PM

AUSSIE troops have been withdrawn from forward operating bases and patrol bases in Uruzgan province, with the Afghan...

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22nd Nov. 2012 12:11 PM

THE Pentagon has grounded its F-35 fighter jets after discovering a crack in one of the aircraft's engines.

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23rd Feb. 2013 3:02 PM

UP TO 1000 troops will be home by the end of the year, after the multi-national force decided to officially close the Tarin...

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26th March 2013 9:03 AM