Gavin Butler

Politics

US Hits China with Sanctions Over Uighur Detention Camps

Among those targeted is Chen Quanguo (pictured), the main figurehead behind the camps.
Gavin Butler
2 days ago
ANIMALS

Australia's Outbreak of a Deadly Dog Disease May Have Come From Imported Pets

The tick-borne illness was detected in Australia for the very first time in May. Experts are worried it's spreading.
Gavin Butler
2 days ago
crime

A 14-Year-Old Girl is Being Charged With the Murder of a 10-Year-Old in NSW

The victim was found dead, with lacerations to her throat, at a remote property near Gunnedah on Wednesday morning.
Gavin Butler
3 days ago
Hong Kong

Australia Will No Longer Extradite Hong Kong Citizens Back Home

China's recent crackdown in Hong Kong has prompted a reaction from the Australian government, with the Prime Minister extending visas for its citizens and warning people to avoid the region.
Gavin Butler
3 days ago
Coronavirus

In Photos: Melbourne’s Iron-Fisted Housing Estate Lockdown

Hundreds of police have been deployed to enforce Australia's harshest coronavirus restrictions yet: a 'hard lockdown' of nine housing commission towers in Melbourne's northern suburbs.
Gavin Butler
4 days ago
china

Australian Government Warns: Don't Go to China, You Might Be Detained

The travel warning comes as tensions between the two countries continue to escalate.
Gavin Butler
4 days ago
Coronavirus

Melbourne Put Back on Stage Three Lockdown as COVID Cases Surge

Australian cases were down to single digits. Now, as 191 new cases are recorded in a single day, the state of Victoria again faces lockdown.
Gavin Butler
7.7.20
Coronavirus

Drones and Elite Police Units Deployed to COVID-19 Hotspots in Suburban Melbourne

The Victorian government is intensifying its COVID response after a record number of cases were detected in the state.
Gavin Butler
7.3.20
Coronavirus

Australian COVID Outbreak Traced Back to Quarantine Hotel Where Workers Allegedly had Sex with Guests

There's been over 50 new cases in the state of Victoria every day for a week. Authorities are investigating hotel security guards.
Gavin Butler
7.3.20
Coronavirus

Here's What You Need to Know About Australia's 'Second Wave' of COVID-19

Parts of the country are sliding back into lockdown as coronavirus cases continue to spike.
Gavin Butler
7.2.20
Australia

Koalas Face Extinction by 2050 in NSW, Inquiry Finds

A government investigation found that habitat loss was the biggest threat to the species' survival—and yet deforestation continues under the Berejiklian government.
Gavin Butler
6.30.20
Travel

Europe Is Opening its Borders to Australians But Continues to Ban Americans

From July 1, visitors from "safe" countries such as Canada and Australia will be permitted entry to the EU.
Gavin Butler
6.30.20
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