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Australian Police Find 384 Kilos of Rack Hidden in an Excavator

It's thought the drugs may have been destined for the Australian ski fields.
Gavin Butler
3 days ago
Australia Today

These Kids Stole a Parent's Car and Drove 900 Kilometres from Home

The Queensland children, aged between 10 and 14, allegedly robbed a petrol station along the way.
Gavin Butler
3 days ago
Australia Today

Woman Wins the Right to Have Her Sex Therapy Covered by Disability Insurance

An Australian woman with multiple sclerosis is set to receive $10,000 a year from the NDIS to fund therapy for "sexual release".
Gavin Butler
7.12.19
Australia Today

A Car Caught Fire During A Gender Reveal Burnout, Again

Using a colourful burnout to reveal an unborn baby's gender is becoming increasingly common and disastrous in Australia.
Gavin Butler
7.11.19
Australia Today

Ex-Inmates are Breaching Parole so They Can Return to Prison and Smuggle Drugs

Newly released prisoners in Queensland, Australia are intentionally getting locked up for the "lucrative" prospect of selling drugs on the inside.
Gavin Butler
7.10.19
Australia Today

Doing Someone Else’s Uni Homework Could Soon Be a Crime in Australia

Helping a friend with an assignment or sitting an exam in exchange for money could land you in jail under proposed new laws.
Gavin Butler
7.9.19
Australia Today

Australia is Fast Becoming One of the World’s Worst Climate Polluters

Burning coal and gas is the number one cause of the climate crisis, and Australia is the leading exporter of both. By 2030, things could get much worse.
Gavin Butler
7.9.19
Australia Today

South Australia Moves to Ban Plastic Straws and Cutlery

They're about to become the first state to outlaw single-use plastic items.
Gavin Butler
7.8.19
Australia Today

A NSW Politician Broke His Arm While Arm-Wrestling the Attorney General

Victor Dominello suffered a fractured humerus after wrestling a colleague in his office during a lunch break.
Gavin Butler
7.5.19
Australia Today

Australia Keeps Sending 'Toxic' Waste to Southeast Asia

Visy, a recycling company owned by Australia's richest man, shipped a container full of black sludge and maggots to an island in Indonesia last month.
Gavin Butler
7.4.19
Australia Today

The Company Behind the NBN is Thinking About Introducing a ‘Netflix Tax’

Australians might soon be expected to pay more to watch Netflix, in a proposal that raises serious concerns around net neutrality.
Gavin Butler
7.3.19
Australia Today

Sick Patient’s Relative Forced to Drive Ambulance Amid Staff Shortages

Ambulance Tasmania said that "an exceptional circumstance" led to a family member getting behind the wheel of the emergency vehicle last week.
Gavin Butler
7.2.19
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