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Man crashes his drug filled van into two parked police cars, gets caught

A man who crashed his van into two parked police cars in Sydney’s north-west led to the discovery of hundreds of kilograms of drugs. Simon Tu, 28 on the morning of of July 22, 2019 drifted to the wrong side of the road and crashed into two cars parked outside Eastwood police station. He did […]

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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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Australia buys 10 new ferries with a viewing deck that don’t fit under some bridges

Australian officials have admitted that the cities 10 new ferries don’t fit under some of its bridges, with passengers sitting on its viewing deck having either to vacate the area or duck and cover. The vessels, which have been built in Singapore and Indonesia and are set to serve Sydney Harbour from later this year, […]

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Chinese students studying in Australia targeted in a virtual kidnapping scam

Chinese students in Sydney are being targeted in a kidnapping scam forcing them to pay massive ransoms to fraudsters, Australian police say. In many cases, blackmailed students were forced to stage their own kidnapping and send video proof to relatives in China to obtain funds. Eight “virtual kidnappings” have been reported this year, including one […]

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Beachfront houses collapse after powerful waves pound New South Wales coastline

At least two houses in the Australian state of New South Wales partially collapsed after powerful waves pounded the beachfront homes. The collapse occurred overnight. Structural engineers were assessing the site on Saturday morning. Residents of up to 30 houses on the Ocean View Drive were asked to evacuate as a precaution. Sixty-six additional homes […]

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Australia: NSW pub cluster raises second wave alarms

Australia’s most populous state reported 14 new cases of Covid-19 on Monday with a growing cluster at a pub used by freight drivers travelling the country adding to fears of a second wave of the virus. The fresh surge in New South Wales comes after neighbouring Victoria forced about five million people back into lockdown […]

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15-year-old surfing in Australia’s New South Wales killed after being bitten by white shark

A teenage boy was killed in a shark attack off the northern coast of New South Wales in eastern Australia The 15-year-old was surfing when he suffered severe leg injuries at Wooli Beach about 630km north of Sydney. Nearby surfers came to help to try and pull the shark away. First aid was given on the […]

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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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Australian police seek ban on Black Lives Matter rally over coronavirus fears

Australian police are seeking to stop a Black Lives Matter protest from going ahead in Sydney this weekend, saying it poses coronavirus health risks. Thousands are expected to attend the rally in solidarity with US protesters and to express anger about indigenous deaths in Australian custody. But New South Wales (NSW) Police has applied for […]

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Australian police under probe over arrest of Aboriginal teenager

An Australian constable has been put on “restricted duties” after a video emerged showing the police officer kicking an Aboriginal teenager and then pinning him to the ground during a solidarity protest in Sydney. “This is not the United States of America,” Assistant Commissioner Michael Wiling told reporters as an investigation was launched into the […]

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Woman finds metal rod McDonald’s burger

A woman from Australia’s Sydney had a harrowing experience when she went to have a meal at McDonald’s. Ada Teaupa found a small metal rod in her chicken and cheese burger that she ordered from the popular fast food chain. The woman narrated her ordeal through a Facebook post. She wrote that the burger almost […]

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Bushfire smoke hides Sydney

Residents of Sydney woke up shrouded in smoke on Tuesday, as scores of bushfires rage across the region. Strong winds overnight brought smoke from fires inland, pushing the air quality in Australia’s largest city to beyond “hazardous” levels at times. About five million people live in the city, which has been affected for weeks by […]