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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 […]

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Australia’s Giraffe makes it to the Guinness Record for being the world’s tallest

Forest, a giraffe  in Australia got etched in the Guinness World Records for being the world’s tallest living giraffe. The 12-year-old giraffe is  18-foot, 8 inches. It lives in Australia Zoo, located in Queensland. Bindi Sue Irwin, whose family is the owner of the zoo, on Instagram shared pictures with Forest. She is the daughter […]

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Australian pub bans emus for being unruly and stealing food from guests

An Australian pub has banned two local emus from entering the establishment after they walked into a bar. The Yaraka Hotel in Central Queensland cited “bad behaviour” as the reason. According to Nine News, the town has an official population of just 12 people, and all the residents share a certain fondness for the two […]

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Dreamworld theme park operators charged with safety breach over joyride deaths

Australia’s Dreamworld theme park has been charged with safety breaches over a water ride malfunction that killed four people in 2016. Kate Goodchild, Luke Dorsett, Roozbeh Araghi and Cindy Low died almost instantly when their raft collided with another and overturned, crushing them. A coroner’s inquiry later found there were “unfathomable” errors with safety at […]

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Alex Pullin, two time snowboarding world champion found died while spearfishing

Two time snow boarding world champion, Alex Pullin died while spearfishing in Australia. 32-year-old Pullin was treated by paramedics off a beach on Queensland’s Gold Coast but could not be revived. In the 2014  Winter Olympics in Sochi Pullin was the flag bearer. Local media reported that a snorkeler spotted Pullin unconscious underwater on an […]

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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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Snake slithers out of sink hole as man washes dishes

A homeowner in Australia recently received a nasty shock when a deadly eastern brown snake slithered out of the sink drain while he was washing up. Queensland resident Michael Hilliard told 9 News that his hand was just inches away from the highly-venomous reptile when it emerged. “It was just a bit of a surprise. […]