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Thousands of people in Melbourne, Australia, took to the streets on March 20 during a protest demanding that refugees not be sent to Manus Island in Papua New Guinea or to the republic of Nauru. Recep Sakar/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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Johnny Depp and Amber Heard arrive at Southport Magistrates Court on Monday on Australia's Gold Coast. Heard faced two counts of breaching Australia's quarantine laws by bringing in the couple's pet dogs, Pistol and Boo, on a private jet in May 2015. Matt Roberts/Getty Images hide caption

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This undated picture of bleached coral (lower right) on part of the Great Barrier Reef, Australia was taken by Prof. Terry Hughes during an aerial survey of the reef. Terry Hughes/ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies hide caption

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CSIRO's Australia Telescope Compact Array at the Paul Wild Observatory. Alex Cherney hide caption

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In A Far-Off Galaxy, A Clue To What's Causing Strange Bursts Of Radio Waves

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Police released a photo of bra inserts that were found to contain about 50 gallons of liquid methamphetamine. Australian authorities say they've arrested four people over the illegal drug shipments. Australian Federal Police hide caption

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Ousted Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's fondness for eating raw onions has inspired a social media campaign: #Putoutyouronions. Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Tony Abbott was ousted as Australia's leader after his own party backed Malcolm Turnbull on Monday. Abbott is seen here during a question time at Parliament House last month. Stefan Postles/Getty Images hide caption

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In the years before the drought began, Australia carried out a giant reset of its water rights. First, the government put a cap on the total amount of water available for farmers. Then, farmers received shares of that total supply. Martin Benik/Corbis hide caption

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In Search Of A Drought Strategy, California Looks Down Under

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Vegemite rolls along the production line at the Vegemite factory in Melbourne, Australia, in 2013. The iconic yeast-based spread is reportedly being used to produce moonshine in officially dry communities. Julian Smith/EPA/Landov hide caption

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