Life threatening bushfires threaten WORLD HERITAGE Fraser Island off Australia’s coast

A large fire has engulfed the world’s largest sand island, Fraser Island that’s off Australia’s eastern Queensland coast. Firefighters are struggling to battle the large bushfire. Dozens of residents of Happy Valley were earlier urged to evacuate as the blaze raged east across Fraser Island. For six weeks, firefighters have been struggling to control the […]


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 […]