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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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Friends walk 12 hours to seek help for father and son duo stuck on flooded road

A father and his 10-year -old son were rescued from sparsely populated inland region in Australia after their three travelling companions walked for 12 hours to seek help. They were driving through north-west Queensland on Sunday, when their car got stuck on flooded roads. Trapped, the group spent the night in the car, and the […]

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Heavy rains floods low-lying towns in New South Wales and Queensland, SPARKING EVACUATIONS

Torrential rains and high tides flooded low-lying towns in the northern parts of New South Wales forcing Australian authorities to issue evacuation orders to residents. The communities around the Tweed River were evacuated after river water burst its banks on Tuesday. The gloomy conditions due to the La Niña weather pattern is bringing with it […]

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Heavy rains, high tides, powerful winds SLAM Australia’s east coast

A 1,000 kilometer stretch of the Australia’s vast coast is being hit with torrential rains and high tides. Tides up to 8 metre were recorded eroding the shoreline in some areas, including Byron Bay. More than 2,000 cities including Brisbane and the Gold Coast suffered a power outage after strong winds struck power lines on […]

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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 […]

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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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NEW REEF taller than the Empire State Building discovered in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

A “massive” new reef measuring 500 meters (about 1,600 feet) has been discovered in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, making it taller than some of the world’s highest skyscrapers. Scientists found the detached reef, which is the first to be discovered in more than 120 years, in waters off North Queensland while on an expedition aboard […]

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Dog placed on diet after it gets stuck in pet door at home

Pictures of a dog in Australia who got stuck in a pet door and broke the frame while trying to get free from the door has gone viral on the internet. The dog identified as Drax looked pleasantly unmoved by the door frame stuck to his body which it had ripped off its hinges and […]

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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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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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Small plane overloaded with cocaine worth US$57 million crashes shortly after take-off in Papua New Guinea

Police say a small plane that crashed shortly after take-off in Papua New Guinea had been overloaded with cocaine destined for the Australian market. Officers say the “greed” of the drugs gang played a part in their downfall. It is believed the Cessna had been carrying more than 500kg  of cocaine worth US$57 million when […]