#Australia

I Was The Most Hated Man In Australia

Dan Ilic | Posted 15.09.2017 | UK
Dan Ilic

life less ordinary banner When I got to the theatre, there were two groups outside the theatre. One, the cast, who couldn't get inside the theatre because... Two, there were 30 journalists blocking the entrance. I don't know who I was scared of most, the cast or the journalists. One of the cast members yelled at me, "Dan, what the fuck have you done?".

Human Rights Are Inalienable; Not Subject To The Mood Of The Public

Stephen Donnan | Posted 08.09.2017 | UK
Stephen Donnan

I sincerely hope that, if not quashed by legal action, the Australian postal vote gives the Government a clear indication that Australians want marriage equality enacted immediately and it isn't delayed further.

This Artist Was Lifted Off The Ground By 20,000 Balloons And It's Like Something Out Of 'Up'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Pitocchi | Posted 06.09.2017 | UK

An artist was lifted off the ground by 20,000 helium-filled party balloons in a colourful gravity-defying stunt. In something that looked like a scene...

Think Gay Celebs Coming Out 'Is No Big Deal'? Then You're Part Of The Problem

Sophie Alexander | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie Alexander

Obviously if you say society doesn't care, one assumes you have done the research to back this up. You've read the world news sections of the papers regularly, perused academic journals on gender and sexuality, or you've at least checked Wikipedia to see which countries it is still punishable by death in if you're even thought of as being gay.

A Message To The Mothers In Australia's 'No To Same Sex Marriage' Video

Leo Richardson | Posted 02.09.2017 | UK
Leo Richardson

So let me break it down for you: If your child is LGBTQ your child is LGBTQ there is nothing you can do. You can oppress them, make them feel shamed, cause them to hide who they are for some amount of time -- but if you do that, they're probably going to hate you -- if they don't do something worse.

Sea Shepherd Is Calling It Quits On Japan Whaling Hunt

HuffPost Australia | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 29.08.2017 | UK

Sea Shepherd is calling it quits on its 12-year ocean campaign to stop Japanese whalers in the Southern Ocean, saying it cannot match Tokyo’s techno...

Divisive, Disgraceful And Disgusting: Australia Steps Back In Time

Sam Dowler | Posted 24.08.2017 | UK
Sam Dowler

Same-sex marriage in Australia has become one of their biggest political footballs in recent years. Whereas in the UK, marriage equality was pretty much forced through the House Of Commons when it became embarrassing and archaic for it not to be legal. In Australia it has been put to a public postal vote, scheduled to happen on September the 12th which then has to pass through government.

Japan Further Entrenches On Whaling

Mark Simmonds OBE | Posted 18.08.2017 | UK
Mark Simmonds OBE

Surely there is nothing new to say about Japanese whaling -- they continue to do it and many of us continue to deplore it, right? Well, actually Japa...

Burqa Stunt In Australian Parliament Prompts Emotional Speech On Importance Of Unity

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.08.2017 | UK

Australia’s Attorney-General received a standing ovation on Thursday after delivering a heartfelt condemnation for a farcical stunt by Pauline Hanso...

Australia Just Became Home To One Of The Largest Solar Projects In The World

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Tech

The South Australian state government has approved the construction of what will be the world’s largest solar thermal plant. Capable of generating a...

Australia Just Became Home To The World's Largest Solar Thermal Power Planet

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK Tech

The South Australian state government has approved the construction of what will be the world’s largest solar thermal plant. Capable of generating a...

A Scientist Has A Remarkable Plan To Harness The Billions Of Cigarette Butts We Drop Every Year

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 04.09.2017 | UK Tech

Every year, human beings drop billions of cigarette butts on the floor in what is arguably one of the the single largest acts of littering ever undert...

9 WTF Moments From Donald Trump’s Leaked Phone Calls With World Leaders

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 03.08.2017 | UK

Donald Trump’s early attempts at international diplomacy suggest he’s not going to deploy subtlety when a figurative brick through the window will...

Australian Police Foil Bomb Plot To Bring Down Plane

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 30.07.2017 | UK

A plot to bring down a plane has been foiled by Australian authorities, it has emerged. “Islamic-inspired” plans for a bomb attack on an aircraft ...

Australia Is Going To Start Using Your Face As A Passport

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 28.07.2017 | UK Tech

In the future you won’t need your passport to visit Australia, after the government announced plans to use facial recognition technology to gain ent...

Australian Reporter Delivers Savage Takedown Of 'Lonely' Donald Trump At G20 Summit

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 10.07.2017 | UK

An Australian journalist has delivered a savage takedown of Donald Trump, who has been an “uneasy, lonely, awkward figure” at the G20 summit this ...

Tesla Will Build The World's Largest Battery In Australia

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 07.07.2017 | UK Tech

Tesla is building the world’s largest lithium-ion battery in South Australia, as part of wider renewable energy projects and to stop residents from ...

Analysis Of ‘Secret’ MH370 Satellite Data Could Debunk Soft Ditch Landing Theories

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.07.2017 | UK

A team of experts say they have analysed previously unseen communications data from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 which they claim illustrates the ...

Top Vatican Cardinal George Pell Ordered To Appear In Australian Court On Sex Charges

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK

One of the world’s top Catholic officials, Cardinal George Pell, has been charged over “multiple” historical sex offences, police announced on T...

UK Should Drop Tariff Barriers Against EU Even If There's No Brexit Deal, Says Top Australian Diplomat

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 27.06.2017 | UK Politics

One of the UK’s closest allies has urged Theresa May not to put up trade tariffs against the EU, even if Brexit talks end without a deal being struc...

Someone Put Theresa May In The Lead Role In The Holy Grail And The Internet Has Gone Mad

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK Politics

After a tough couple of weeks for the British PM - what’s next? Here’s @rabbitandcoffee with ‘Theresa May and the Holy Grail’. #auspol pic.twi...

Why Australia Is Still An Attractive Option During UK Government Hell

Sandy Dhaliwal | Posted 21.06.2017 | UK Politics
Sandy Dhaliwal

So for those thinking about making the move Down Under for a smooth transition from the UK, why not see if your skills are still needed in Australia, you may be surprised by what you find.

The Internet Is Losing Its Mind Over The Newly Discovered 'Peanut Worm'

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.06.2017 | UK Tech

Ever wondered how much you have grown up since school days spent drawing phallic objects on your friend’s homework? Then feast your eyes upon this d...

Saudi Football Team Snub Minute's Silence For Victims Of London Terror Attack

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK

The Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) has issued an apology after its national team failed to observe a minute’s silence for the victims of t...

'Skateboard Hero' Becomes 8th Victim Of London Terror Attacks

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK

Police have confirmed the number of people killed in the London Bridge terror attacks has risen from seven to eight. The toll includes two Australian...