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Palaeontologists in Australia discover new dinosaur species, among the biggest in the world

Palaeontologists in Australia have identified a new species of dinosaur, naming it the Australotitan cooperensis and recognising it not only as the largest animal to ever roam the continent but also among the biggest in the world. Australotitan, or the southern titan, was a long-necked sauropod that is estimated to have reached 25-30 metres in […]

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Brisbane exits 3-day snap lockdown ahead of Easter weekend

Brisbane exited its snap three-day lockdown on Thursday after only one local Covid-19 case was reported in the previous day. The outbreak in Queensland’s capital has grown to 16 infections in total. State Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the low number of new infections meant the lockdown could be lifted in time for the Easter holiday […]

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Covid-19 Australia: 2 million residents in Brisbane go into 3-day lockdown

Australia announced a snap 3-day COVID-19 lockdown in the northern city of Brisbane from Monday afternoon, as they attempt to stamp out an outbreak of the UK variant of the virus. About two million people in the city, the country’s third-largest and the capital of Queensland state, will be required to stay home from 5pm […]

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Rescuers searching for missing fisherman in Queensland find human remains inside a crocodile

Australian authorities were in for a shock after finding human remains inside a crocodile while they were searching for a missing fisherman in Queensland. Andrew Heard, 69, set out to fish near Hinchinbrook Island last week but didn’t return. Investigators have since found human remains in the area and inside a 13.8-foot crocodile, police said […]

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Australia eases restrictions for Sydney residents as COVID outbreak comes under control

South Australia and Queensland reopened their borders to the neighbouring state of New South Wales (NSW) after it managed to control a Covid-19 outbreak in Sydney. The states will remove the restrictions on Sunday and Monday respectively. It comes after NSW reported 11 days without a locally acquired infection. About 180 cases were tied to […]

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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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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 […]