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Top 10 Things Australia Talked About Most In 2014, According To Facebook

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10. The FIFA World Cup

In which Brazil received a thrashing and Australians everywhere became insomniacs to see their favourite teams play...
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In which Brazil received a thrashing and Australians everywhere became insomniacs to see their favourite teams play...

9. The Melbourne Cup

In which two horses died for our entertainment, and the party never stopped...
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In which two horses died for our entertainment, and the party never stopped...

8. South Sydney Rabbitohs

In which the MIGHTY Rabbitohs won their first premiership in 43 years, the Burgess boys graced our screens in all their glory and everyone lost their minds...
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In which the MIGHTY Rabbitohs won their first premiership in 43 years, the Burgess boys graced our screens in all their glory and everyone lost their minds...

7. Conflict in Gaza

In which Israel shelled Gaza for a number of weeks later deploying ground troops killing over 2000 people, drawing the eyre of the World. This also led to a number of horrible anti-Semitic attacks in Australia...
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In which Israel shelled Gaza for a number of weeks later deploying ground troops killing over 2000 people, drawing the eyre of the World. This also led to a number of horrible anti-Semitic attacks in Australia...

6. Ebola Virus Outbreak

The worst Ebola outbreak in history saw thousands die yet the Australian government did nothing to help, until significantly pressured to do so...
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The worst Ebola outbreak in history saw thousands die yet the Australian government did nothing to help, until significantly pressured to do so...

5. Game of Thrones

In which *SPOILERS* we watched Oberyn Martell aka The Viper have his skull crushed by the Mountain's bare hands, and we all died a little inside...
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In which *SPOILERS* we watched Oberyn Martell aka The Viper have his skull crushed by the Mountain's bare hands, and we all died a little inside...

4. ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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In which we all dumped a bucket of ice over our heads to raise money for charity, or just because everyone else was doing it...

3. Malaysia Airlines Disasters

In which Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 mysteriously vanished sending the world into a flurry of conspiracy theories, and Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over the Ukraine...
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In which Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 mysteriously vanished sending the world into a flurry of conspiracy theories, and Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 was shot down over the Ukraine...

2. Tony Abbott In General

Where do we start? In which the Australian Prime Minister broke a number of election promises, created a number of gaffes, and when his approval rating sunk lower than that of his predecessor...

1. Death of Robin Williams

In which one of the world's most beloved comedians and actors tragically passed away...
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In which one of the world's most beloved comedians and actors tragically passed away...

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