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Chinese Tourists Keep Visiting Sydney Uni Thinking It’s Hogwarts

Harry Potter wasn't filmed in Australia—but that isn't stopping tour guides from cashing in on the slight resemblance.
Gavin Butler
3.6.19
Australia Today

Melbourne Man Admits He Killed an Airbnb Guest over Unpaid Rent

Thirty-six-year-old Ramis Jonuzi was strangled to death after he was unable to pay the $210 he owed his host.
Gavin Butler
3.5.19
Australia Today

Australia's Last Blockbuster is Finally Closing

That means there's only one Blockbuster store left in the world.
Gavin Butler
3.4.19
Australia Today

Cardinal George Pell has Been Found Guilty of Child Sexual Abuse

The former archbishop of Melbourne is the most senior Catholic cleric to ever be convicted of sexually abusing children.
Gavin Butler
2.26.19
Australia Today

Queenslanders Will Soon Be Able to Get Emojis on Their Number Plates

But the eggplant is not an option.
Gavin Butler
2.21.19
Australia Today

Australians Take $9 Billion Worth of Drugs a Year, According to Poo Samples

The latest wastewater results reveal the true extent of Australia's passion for getting high.
Gavin Butler
2.20.19
Australia Today

The Abandoned Shark Is Being Moved to a New Home

The four-metre great white—whose name turns out to be Rosie—is moving to a better place.
Gavin Butler
2.20.19
Australia Today

Canberra's ‘Groovin the Moo’ Festival Will Offer Pill Testing for a Second Year

Health ministers from around Australia will be invited to witness the trial first-hand.
Gavin Butler
2.19.19
Australia Today

Police Aren’t Happy About the Amount of People Visiting the Abandoned Shark

Urban explorers are flocking to an abandoned wildlife park to see a dead great white shark in a tank... which is trespassing.
Gavin Butler
2.18.19
Australia Today

Scott Morrison Just Authorised the Re-Opening of Christmas Island Detention Centre

The move comes in response to the contentious refugee medical transfer bill that passed the Senate this morning.
Gavin Butler
2.13.19
Australia Today

Tony Mokbel has Been Rushed to Hospital After A Prison Stabbing Attack

The former drug baron was attacked by inmates at Victoria's maximum-security Barwon Prison.
Gavin Butler
2.12.19
Cannabis

A Family Birthday Descended into Chaos After Someone Put Weed in the Cake

Several party guests greened out, vomited, and had to be sent to hospital. Two of them were in their 80s.
Gavin Butler
2.11.19
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