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Rescue efforts underway for about 230 whales beached in Australia

About 230 whales have been stranded on Tasmania’s west coast, just days after 14 sperm whales were found beached on an island off the southeastern…

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Australia nears 12,000 Covid deaths with hospitals ‘heaving’ under caseload

Health minister says real number of infections twice what is known, as one in 12 public hospital beds is filled by a Covid patient Get…

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Regular cannabis use now more accepted by Australians than smoking tobacco, study finds

Support grows for stricter penalties for supplying cigarettes to minors and a crackdown on e-cigarettes, National Drug Strategy Household Survey reveals Get our free news…

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More than 15m bees destroyed in NSW to contain deadly varroa mite parasite

Hives along state’s central and mid-north coasts and in north-west destroyed as bee lockdown continues Get our free news app, morning email briefing and daily…

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Great Barrier Reef suffers widespread coral bleaching

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is suffering widespread and severe coral bleaching due to high ocean temperatures two years after a mass bleaching event, a Source:…

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The bitter dispute over wild horses in Australia

In Australia, a battle is raging over whether wild horses are a national icon or feral pests. 101 East investigates. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/program/101-east/2022/3/17/the-bitter-dispute-over-wild-horses-in-australia Droolin’ Dog sniffed…

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Bizarre alien embryo found on sidewalk after rainstorm

On Monday, Harry Hayes was jogging in Sydney, Australia after a rainstorm when he spotted this bizarre creature on the sidewalk. He posted video of…

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Koalas Are Officially Endangered

Koalas are in trouble. The Australian government said Friday that koalas are now an endangered species in two states, due in large part to devastating…

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Australian government buys copyright to Aboriginal flag in $20m deal

Deal includes payment to designer Harold Thomas and terminates commercial licences, meaning flag now ‘belongs to everyone’, federal minister for Indigenous Australians says Download the…

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Hottest day on record in parts of Western Australia as temperature reaches 50C

Mercury in Roebourne hits new high, according to the bureau of meteorology, as a severe weather warning issued in the state’s far-north Parts of Western…

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Five children killed in Australia after heavy winds send bouncy castle flying

Five children were killed and four others seriously injured after falling from a bouncy castle that was blown into the air during a celebration at…

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Police say Melbourne anti-lockdown protest ‘most violent in nearly 20 years’

Saturday’s rally was the first time police used non-lethal weapons during a lockdown protest, with at least nine officers ending up in hospital Victoria’s restrictions;…

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Homeless in Australia: ‘You have to be on your guard constantly’

When 50-year-old Phil lived on the streets of Melbourne he would sleep on traffic islands as they felt safer. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/features/2021/8/1/homeless-in-australia-you-have-to-be-on-your-guard-constantly Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Jacinda Ardern announces Australian travel bubble suspension as Covid outbreak worsens – video

New Zealand will suspend its quarantine-free travel bubble with Australia for two months, as the country grapples with a number of serious outbreaks of Covid-19. Travel with…

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Nude and lost sunbathers rescued after a deer scares them into a forest

In New South Wales, Australia, police have fined two men who broke COVID-19 lockdowns to sunbathe nude on a national park beach where a deer…

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Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster denied legal recognition in Australia

In the mid-oughts, Boing Boing evangelized the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster (FSM), a fine example of a religion pretending to be a joke…

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Australian Paleontologists Discover Giant New Dinosaur and Name It Cooper

Vlad Konstantinov and Scott Hocknull/Eromanga Natural History Museum Finding dinosaur bones in the flat plaints of Australia is a difficult task. But paleontologists have just…

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Warragamba Dam overflowing as ‘mini tornado’ rips through western Sydney suburb – as it happened

Floods to delay Covid vaccine deliveries as more than 400mm of rain falls on parts of mid north coast. This blog is paused NSW floods:…

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Thousands march across Australia demanding justice for women

Protests follow allegations of sexual misconduct in the country’s parliament that shocked the country. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2021/3/15/tens-of-thousands-march-across-australia-for-womens-justice Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it…

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Striking Australian Bee Spotted for First Time in a Century—but It Could Face New Threats

Not since 1923 have scientists gazed upon the Australian cloaked bee. That is, until recently when scientists located a few populations in the wild. But…

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Google says it will disable Search in Australia if it’s forced to pay for news

Google has been at odds with the Australian government ever since the latter started working on a mandatory code of conduct that would require Facebook,…

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Family in South Australia find live koala in their Christmas tree

When the McCormicks came home on Wednesday, the Christmas tree in their Adelaide house had acquired a new ornament The McCormicks went for a silver,…

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