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Thousands defy Covid rules to protest against culturally sensitive Australia Day holiday

Thousands of people breached Covid rules to protest against the culturally sensitive Australia Day holiday. At least five arrests were made in Sydney at a rally attended by around 2,000 people, despite rules limiting the numbers allowed to gather at 500. The day is controversial as it marks the start of Australia’s colonisation. Australia Day […]

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Australian man who went missing survived on mushrooms for 18 days

A man who went missing survived on mushrooms and dam water for 18 days after he got lost in Australia. 58-year-old, Robert Weber, ran into car trouble and got stuck in dirt on a farm road in the Australian state of Queensland. Mr Weber spent three days in the car before running out of water […]

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Dutch police arrest Asia’s most wanted billionaire drug lord Tse Chi Lop

Netherlands police arrested the alleged head of one of the world’s biggest drugs gangs on a warrant issued by Australia. Tse Chi Lop, a Chinese born Canadian national is said to be the head of The Company, which dominates a USD $70 billion illegal drugs market across Asia. Listed as one of the world’s most […]

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Mercedes luxury car worth $100,000 bursts into flames as driver attempts burnout

A ‘burnout session’ for a $100,000 Mercedes ended tragically after the car caught fire with the driver and passengers escaping narrowly. The incident took place in Chester Hill in a quiet suburban street in Sydney, when a 25-year-old man trying to flaunt his Mercedes Benz AMG C63S in front of a crowd landed himself in […]

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Google threatens to remove search engine from Australia over introduction of new law

American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products has threatened to remove its search engine from Australia over the nation’s attempt to make the tech giant share royalties with news publishers. What the law means? Australia has propsed the world’s-first law to make Google, Facebook and potentially other tech companies pay media […]

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Fake American leg band acquits pigeon on death row in Australia

A pigeon that Australia declared a biosecurity risk has received a reprieve after a U.S. bird organization declared its identifying leg band was fake. The band suggested the bird found in a Melbourne backyard on December 26 was a racing pigeon that had left the U.S. state of Oregon, 13,000 kilometers away, two months earlier. […]

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Sports World

Australia v India: Group of spectators who hurled racial abuses removed from stadium

Australia’s cricket administration issued an apology to the visiting Indian team after they were subjected to racist abuse by spectators during the third Test. India made an official complaint after day three on Saturday that bowlers Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Siraj had received racist abuse in Sydney. And on Sunday, play was halted for 10 […]

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Australia Coronavirus: 2 million residents of Brisbane go into 3-day lockdown

Over 2 million residents of the Australian city of Brisbane began a 3-three-day lockdown after a cleaner in its hotel quarantine system became infected with coronavirus. Health officials said the cleaner had the highly transmissible UK variant and they were afraid it could spread. Brisbane has seen very few cases of the virus beyond quarantined […]

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Australia investigates advertisement that shows man eating bat sandwich

An advertisement showing a man eating a bat sandwich is being investigated by Australia’s advertising watchdog. The advert from outdoor equipment firm Boating Camping Fishing store (BCF) has been viewed more than 250,000 times on YouTube. In it, a man jokes that the pandemic was caused by someone eating a bat. While early cases emerged […]

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5 Indian cricketers put under isolation as precaution amid investigation into bio-bubble breach

Five Indian cricket players touring Australia have been put into isolation as a precaution after a video on social media showed them eating indoors at a Melbourne restaurant. Cricketers Rohit Sharma, Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill, Prithvi Shaw and Navdeep Saini, all part of the Test squad would be in isolation but would be able to […]

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Australia changes its national anthem to reflect country’s long indigenous history

Australia will sing a different national anthem beginning this year after Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a change to the words on Thursday. The anthem will no longer refer to Australia as “young and free” – in an attempt to reflect the country’s long indigenous history. The announcement was a surprise but welcomed across the […]

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Australia warns of deporting immigrants who breach Covid-19 rules ahead of NYE

Temporary visa holders who flout COVID-19 rules and restrictions risk being deported from Australia, Immigration minister Alex Hawke has warned. Immigration Minister Alex Hawke told Sunrise that anyone who is not a citizen or resident of Australia caught breaching public health orders would be sent packing. The news comes amid anger over footage of young […]