#Australia

Man Imprisoned For Four Months Before Police Realised His 'Drugs' Were Salt

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 29.08.2015 | UK Comedy

An Australian man from has been released from police custody after a four month stint for suspected possession of methylamphetamine - because police f...

Nearly Naked Women Used As Fruit Platters In Questionable Bar Promotion

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris & Natasha Hinde | Posted 28.08.2015 | UK

A bar has come under fire for hiring nearly naked women to lie on tables covered in fruit. Cruise Bar, in Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal, h...

MP Takes On Australia In Passionate Speech For LGBTI Rights And Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK

Australian Labor MP and lesbian mother-of-three, Penny Sharpe, has delivered an incredibly moving speech pushing for the advancement of LGBT rights, s...

Australian Minister Bans Gay Parents Film In Schools

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK

An Australian education minister has defended himself after banning every public school in his area from screening a film about children with gay pare...

Scotty The Wallaby Drinks From A Syringe, Kills Us With Cuteness

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 26.08.2015 | UK Comedy

This is Scotty. He's a baby Tammar wallaby, and he's absolutely adorable. He's got almost 6,000 fans on Facebook despite being only a few weeks old...

Terrified Cyclist Journeys Through 'Zombie Kangaroo Apocalypse'

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK

"Instead of a zombie apocalypse, it's a fucking kangaroo... i'm kinda terrified" were the words of an Australian cyclist caught up in scenes reminisce...

British Man Saved From Australian Bush After Leaving Giant SOS Message

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 25.08.2015 | UK

A British man who became hopelessly lost in an Australian national park was saved after scrawling a giant SOS message in the sand. Geoff Keys, from...

Just A Video Of A Woman On A Quad Bike Being Chased By A Terrifying Koala

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Comedy

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Touching Moment Whale Surfaces So Fisherman Can Remove Stuck Plastic Bag

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK

A whale entangled in plastic shopping bags and fishing line has been saved after swimming up to a fishing boat in an apparent call for help. Luck...

The Entire Internet Is Arguing Over This Massive Shark

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK

Pictures of a huge tiger shark circulating on social media have prompted a flurry of conflicting reports about the impressive beast. (function(d, s...

Gay Men Don't Really Want To Marry, Look At Dolce & Gabbana, Says Aussie Senator

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.08.2015 | UK

Gay men don't really want to get married, according to an Australian senator, who has cited fashion couple Dolce & Gabbana as an example. Australi...

Australian PM Steps In On Proposal To Ban Vegemite

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.08.2015 | UK

Australia's prime minister Tony Abbott has been forced to defend the country's "nutritious" Vegemite yeast spread, against plans to curb its sales due...

Australia Might Have To Restrict Vegemite Sales Because People Are Making Alcohol With It

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 09.08.2015 | UK

It’s known among Australians as a tea-time favourite for sandwiches and toast - but it looks like Vegemite is being used for a rather different purp...

Seven Things That Lasted Longer Than The Australian Batting Team

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 06.08.2015 | UK Sport

Australia made cricket history on Thursday when their entire team was bowled out for 60 runs in the first day of their fourth Test against England. ...

Australian Surfer Left With Shark Tooth Embedded In Leg After Another Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 31.07.2015 | UK

An Australian surfer has managed to fight off a shark that attacked him in New South Wales. Craig Ison suffered serious leg and arm injuries when h...

Suitcase Body In Australia Is NOT Madeleine McCann

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK

Missing British toddler Madeleine McCann has been "totally excluded" as a potential victim after a young girl's remains were found in a suitcase in Au...

Madeleine McCann Detectives Contact Australian Police Over Suitcase Body

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK

Detectives investigating the disappearance of British toddler Madeleine McCann have contacted police in Australia over the discovery of a child’s bo...

12-Year-Old Girl Writes Heartbreaking Letter After Losing Her Cat In 'Cruel' Stunt

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Parents

A heartbreaking letter written by a 12-year-old girl has been dropped through letterboxes in Victoria, Australia. The author, Brooke, wrote the no...

Australian Police Address Speculation 'Suitcase Body' Is Madeleine McCann

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK

UPDATE: Madeleine McCann Detectives Contact Australian Police Over Suitcase Body Detectives say the remains of a child found in a suitcase dumped i...

Blackburn Teen Admits Involvement In Australian Terror Plot

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK

A teenage boy from Blackburn has admitted inciting terrorism by encouraging the murder of police officers at an Anzac Day parade in Australia. The ...

Australia Is Planning To Kill Two Million Cats By 2020

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 19.07.2015 | UK

Australian authorities are planning to kill as many as two million cats over the next five years to try to protect endangered birds and mammals. Th...

Learn Australian Slang From This Hilarious And Completely Uneducational Video

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 17.07.2015 | UK Comedy

A hilarious video of two guys teaching people 'how to speak Australian' has gone viral. If you think that Aussie is just an accent, you're mistake...

These Obscenely Good Milkshakes Are Worth The Subsequent Food Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Jessie Thompson | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A small bakery in Canberra, Australia, has come up with a milkshake that would make a McFlurry hang its head in shame. Patissez are calling their l...

This Politician Thinks Gay Marriage Will Affect Cattle Exports

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 06.07.2015 | UK

Floods, incest, marrying dogs - all dangers that supposedly lie ahead with the legalisation of gay marriage. But now an Australian minister has issued...

Australian Church Apologises For Telling Girls Not To Hug Because It'd Make Them Want Sex

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 03.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

According to a church in Melbourne, Australia, if a woman becomes physically close and hugs a guy for 20 seconds it will make her want to have sex wit...