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Australian theme park fined $2.5 million over death of four people on water ride

The Dreamworld theme park in Australia has been fined US$ 2.5 million over the death of four people on a malfunctioning water ride. In October 2016, Kate Goodchild, Luke Dorsett, Roozbeh Araghi and Cindy Low died when their raft crashed into another and overturned, crushing them. The four victims died almost instantly after the Thunder […]

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Snorkeler survives after being bitten on head by a crocodile

A snorkeler in Australia lived through a nightmare when he was bitten by a saltwater crocodile. It wasn’t a bite on the arm or foot, but his whole head and neck. The incident happened near a remote island off the coast of Northern Queensland. He was rescued and taken to a hospital in time. The […]

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Rescuers saved 108 pilot whales in worst mass stranding in Australia’s Tasmania

108 pilot whales were safely rescued and released back into the sea after a mass stranding in Australia killed over 350, officials said. Marine experts now believe Macquarie Harbour on Tasmania’s west coast is now clear of live whales. At least 350 whales died in what is Australia’s worst stranding on record. Now attention has […]

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Nearly 400 whales dead after stranding off Australia’s Tasmania

About 380 whales were confirmed dead in Australia’s Tasmania as on Wednesday afternoon as rescuers struggled to rescue the remaining 30 that are still alive. Over 450 long-finned pilot whales were caught on sandbanks and beaches inside Macquarie Harbour, with a rescue effort starting on Tuesday morning. Some 50 whales have been rescued and coaxed […]

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Humpback whale stranded in crocodile-infested river safely returned to sea

A humpback whale that took a wrong turn into a crocodile-infested river in Australia has safely returned to sea. The whale was first seen in the Northern Territory (NT) river over a week ago, prompting fears it may get stuck in shallow waters or hit a boat. Two others also swam into the East Alligator […]

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At least 25 whales dead and 270 more stranded in Tasmania

Australian biologists hope to rescue around 270 whales stranded on a sandbar off the remote west coast of the Australian island of Tasmania. Government scientists said it appeared that at least 25 of the animals, believed to be pilot whales, had already died. Pilot whales are a species of oceanic dolphin that grows 7 metres […]

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Australian and Briton mapping unexploded world war bombs killed in an explosion in Solomon Islands

A Briton and an Australian mapping unexploded bombs were killed in an explosion in the Solomon Islands. The two were working for a non-government organization. The incident occurred at Tasahe area of the Pacific Island’s capital Honiara on Sunday evening local time, the Royal Solomon Islands Police Force (RSIPF) said in a statement. The Norwegian […]

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Melbourne, Australia: 74 arrested, 176 fined for participating in anti-lockdown protesters

Over 70 people were arrested in Australia’s Melbourne for violating coronavirus restrictions to attend an anti-lockdown protest. About 250 people gathered at the central Queen Victoria market, and demanded an end to lockdown in the city. Police said they arrested 74 people at Sunday’s protest, and fined 176 others. On Saturday they had arrested 14 […]

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Man crashes his drug filled van into two parked police cars, gets caught

A man who crashed his van into two parked police cars in Sydney’s north-west led to the discovery of hundreds of kilograms of drugs. Simon Tu, 28 on the morning of of July 22, 2019 drifted to the wrong side of the road and crashed into two cars parked outside Eastwood police station. He did […]

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Australia: Shark attack leaves 46-year-old Gold Coast suffer dead

A man was killed in a shark attack in Australia’s Gold Coast city, marking the first fatal attack at the beaches in over 60 years. 46-year-old, Nick Slater was at Greenmount Beach at Coolangatta when a shark mauled his leg on Tuesday. Nearby surfers found him floating in shallow water next to his board. He […]

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Australia bowler suspended for allegedly applying hand sanitiser to the ball

Australia seamer Mitch Claydon has been suspended by his English county Sussex after being placed under investigation for allegedly applying hand sanitiser to the ball. A case against the 37-year-old was opened by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) following a match against Middlesex last month in which he took three wickets. “Mitch Claydon […]

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Australia extends Melbourne lockdown for 2 more weeks

The southeastern costal city of Melbourne, Australia has extended its lockdown for two more weeks, after officials said new Covid-19 cases had not dropped enough. The restrictions would be in place until 28th September., but with slight relaxations. Single people will be allowed to form a bubble and visit each other, and the current travel […]