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20-metre long underground escape tunnel uncovered at Australian immigration detention centre

A 20 metre long underground escape tunnel was discovered at an immigration detention centre in Australia, refugee campaigners say. The tunnel, at the Yongah Hill detention centre near Perth, was reportedly within five metres of the site’s perimeter when it was found. More than 300 people, including asylum seekers and criminals facing deportation, are living […]

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Bushfires rage in coronavirus lockdown Western Australia

A bushfire raging in the Western Australian city of Perth has forced residents to evacuate, as the city remains in a coronavirus lockdown. At least 59 homes have been destroyed by the blaze, which has been fanned by strong winds. Officials say six firefighters have had minor injuries. People have been told to flee to […]

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Perth man fights to save his American pet bulldog after it mauled his Christmas Tinder date

Joshua Walker is fighting attempts to have his American bulldog “destroyed” after it bit his Tinder date that left her with a serious injury. The 28-year-old man accepted most of the charges levied by the woman but has opposed the application to have his pet dog Texas “destroyed”. The incident happened on Christmas last year. […]

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Australian authorities destroy alligator-skin handbag worth US$ 19,000 over improper paperwork

Authorities destroyed an alligator-skin handbag worth US$ 19,000 imported into Australia without proper paperwork. The luxury bag, from a Saint Laurent boutique in France, was seized by the Australian Border Force in Perth. Alligator-skin products are allowed to be imported into Australia, but shoppers must obtain an A$70 permit. Australia‚Äôs environment minister called it a […]

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Australian man who sneaked out of quarantine hotel to meet his girlfriend sentenced to 6 months in prison

Australian man who used a ladder to repeatedly sneak out of his quarantine hotel to see his girlfriend was sentenced to six months in prison on Monday. However, Yusuf Karakaya will spend only one month in prison after the sentence was suspended, local media reported. Karakaya returned to Perth after a visit to Sydney at […]

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Thousands join Black Lives Matter protests across Australia

Thousands of people across Australia attended Black Lives Matter protests on Saturday wearing masks and practising social distancing amid warnings from state leaders to call off the events on fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections. The rallies, dominated by a heavy police presence, were mostly peaceful. Protesters marched on the streets or gathered […]

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It’s so hot in Australia, you can cook pork roast on car

A man has successfully cooked a pork roast in a car on a scorching hot day in Australia. Stu Pengelly placed the slab of pork in a baking tin on the car seat of his red Datsun Sunny in Perth, Western Australia, for around 10 hours. “It worked a treat!” he said in a Facebook […]