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A Seal Helped Police Pull Off a $1 Billion Drug Bust

A gang of international drug smugglers was thwarted when a disgruntled elephant seal cornered them on the beach, forcing their arrest.
Gavin Butler
9.13.19
Australia Today

Dead Bodies Move While Decomposing, Australian Researchers Find

"I was amazed when I saw it, especially how much the arms were moving," said one of the researchers. "It was astounding."
Gavin Butler
9.12.19
Australia Today

The Manus Island Detention Centre is Nearly Empty

There are just six asylum seekers and refugees left in the controversial offshore processing facility, with most of them being transferred to Port Moresby.
Gavin Butler
9.12.19
Australia Today

Farmer Jailed for Smuggling ‘Outstandingly Dangerous’ Batches of Garlic into Australia

Thousands of garlic bulbs imported under the guise of 'office supplies' could have contained the single biggest threat to Australian biosecurity.
Gavin Butler
9.11.19
Australia Today

Australian Pair Arrested for Impersonating Cops and Issuing On-the-Spot ‘Fines’

In one case, the men drove a victim to a petrol station so he could withdraw money and pay the "fine."
Gavin Butler
9.9.19
Australia Today

Meet the Australian Marsupial That Literally Shags Itself to Death

Researchers confirmed that male kalutas are dying en masse after "intense" mating sessions driven by polyamorous females.
Gavin Butler
9.9.19
Australia Today

Two Kids Hiding in a Dumpster Got Scooped up by a Garbage Truck

The truck's next stop just so happened to be a Melbourne police station.
Gavin Butler
9.5.19
Australia Today

A Melbourne Ice Addict Dressed Up as a Cop and 'Raided' Another Drug User's House

He beat two men so badly with a hammer that legitimate police officers later thought they were dead.
Gavin Butler
9.4.19
Australia Today

A Vegan Took Her Neighbours to the Supreme Court for Their Backyard Barbecues

"All I can smell is fish," said the Australian massage therapist, who is convinced her neighbours are grilling meats just to spite her.
Gavin Butler
9.4.19
Australia Today

Australian Farmers Are Developing Broccoli Pills to Reduce Organic Waste

It's thought that capsules containing an entire serving of vegetables could be the future of food.
Gavin Butler
9.3.19
Australia Today

Sydney Building Manager Allegedly Found Living in ‘Aladdin’s Cave’ Beneath Apartments

The building's underground storage area had been converted into a living space and filled with residents' stolen belongings.
Gavin Butler
9.2.19
Australia Today

Sydney Restaurant in Trouble for Serving 86 Shots to a Group of Five

Patrons were found passed out in the street next to piles of vomit after drinking too much of the Korean liquor soju.
Gavin Butler
9.2.19
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