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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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Man survives house fire after his pet parrot awakens him from bed

An Australian man said he was able to survive a late-night house fire after his pet parrot roused him from bed. Anton Nguyen had been fast asleep when his two-storey house caught alight in Brisbane, Queensland, on Wednesday. “I heard a bang and Eric – my parrot – he started to yell so I woke […]

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Man spearfishing in Australia dies after shark attack

A 36-year-old diver died on Saturday after he was bitten by a shark while spearfishing near the popular tourist destination Fraser Island, about 400km north of Brisbane. It is not known what species of shark bit the man, but he had been bitten around his legs, authorities said. Paramedics on the shore tried to treat […]

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Man dies after shark bites his leg off at a popular beach in Australia

A surfer died after being attacked by a three-metre shark at a popular beach off Australia’s east coast, police said Sunday. The man was surfing at Kingscliff, about 100 kilometres (62 miles) south of Brisbane, on Sunday morning when the shark mauled his leg. “Police have been told several board-riders came to his assistance and […]

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Australian student offers $20 to kill cockroach in his room

A 24-year-old Brisbane student, Bhargav Chavda, reached home at around 10 pm on Monday. As he went to his fridge to grab something to eat, he spotted a cockroach. “I went to the kitchen to grab my food and I see something flying front of me to the side and to the back, and I […]

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Ex-rugby star allegedly set fire to car killing himself, wife and 3 children

Ex-rugby league player Rowan Baxter, his wife and their three young children died after he allegedly set alight their car in Brisbane, Australia. Baxter, a former member of Auckland’s New Zealand Warriors squad in Australia’s National Rugby League (NRL), allegedly filled a gas can with fuel at a local service station, before dousing the car […]

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10-foot python wraps itself around Christmas tree

A couple in Brisbane, Australia discovered some unusual decor on their Christmas tree. Leanne Chapman and her partner spotted a 10-foot python wrapped around their Christmas tree. “We came home from work and there’s a couple of butcher birds that visit every day and they were just kicking off on the balcony, going crazy,” Ms […]