#Australia

A Death on the Wild Coast: Murder and Mining in South Africa

Charlotte Allan | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK
Charlotte Allan

Global days of activism, such as today, therefore highlight the power of those who do have such facilities, in helping intimidated communities such as Xolobeni's in spreading the message of activism for them.

Man's Moving Facebook Post Perfectly Sums Up Why Immigration Should Be Celebrated

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 20.05.2016 | UK

Australia is considered particularly tough on immigration and has faced a barrage of criticism in the past for its treatment of refugees. But one man ...

Australian Pensioner Battles Crocodiles With A Spanner And Spark Plugs In Harrowing Ordeal

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK

A pensioner has told how he fended off crocodiles using nothing but a spanner and spark plugs after watching his friend drown in northern Australia. R...

Cat And Her Human Travel Australia Together In A Camper Van

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 18.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle

For just over a year, Rich East has been travelling Australia in his camper van. While it might seem like lonely business for some, East has a furry ...

93 Per Cent Of The Barrier Reef Has Been Bleached By Global Warming

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 20.04.2016 | UK Tech

Scientists confirmed this week that just 7 per cent of the Great Barrier Reef has escaped coral bleaching caused by rising sea temperatures as a resul...

Now The Aussies Are Taking The P*ss Over The Celebrity Threesome Injunction

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 25.05.2016 | UK

UPDATE: Celebrity Threesome Injunction Couple To Remain Anonymous After Court Victory An Australian news website has named PJS And YMA, the married 't...

Australian Minister Goes Full Drongo In Response To Johnny Depp's Apology Video

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 19.04.2016 | UK

Australia's deputy prime minister has mocked Johnny Depp and Amber Heard's "atrocious" apology video, urging the Hollywood star to "do it with gusto, ...

Finally, An Explanation Of That Johnny Depp Apology Video

The Huffington Post | Ryan Barrell | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Comedy

By now you've probably seen that video of Johnny Depp and Amber Heard apologising for not declaring their dogs when they entered Australia. And you've...

University Students Face Huge Legal Bill Over Alleged Racist Facebook Posts

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Three students at a university in Australia face a legal bill of up to $500,000 AUD (£271,397) after being accused of racism on Facebook. Alex Woods,...

Coastal Australia: The Human Perspective

Black Tomato | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Black Tomato

Let's face it; despite Australia's inland allures, its stunning wineries and endless rolling landscapes; it's pretty hard to stray too far from the country's iconic coastlines.

Bored 12-Year-Old Makes Himself Australian PM Because Internet

The Huffington Post | Nitya Rajan | Posted 13.04.2016 | UK Tech

Australia had a new Prime Minister for all of two days thanks to a web-savy 12-year-old. Orley Fenelon made himself the nation's 30th PM thanks to a ...

White Story

Christina Miller | Posted 17.03.2016 | UK Style
Christina Miller

On Naomi, Christy, Linda, et al, the white shirt looks incredible worn with distressed jeans (or, indeed, no jeans); on me, it's frumpy. Carolina Herrera and Laura Bailey are elegant and composed in white shirts tucked into full, mid-length skirts; on me, the look is bulky, my waist lost under the layers of fabric.

This Raging Bull Thought It Was A Substitute When It Charged A Football Game

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 14.03.2016 | UK

For most parents, watching their kids fend off the occasional tackle during a Saturday kickabout is rarely cause for concern. But when a raging bull c...

Is #LetThemStay Australia's Anti-Apartheid Movement?

Gates Cambridge Scholars | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Gates Cambridge Scholars

*Stephanie Mawson is a Gates Cambridge Scholar at the University of Cambridge, doing a PhD in History focusing on the colonisation of the Philippines ...

When The Wife's Away, It's Hard to Play

Jethro Shirley-Smith | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK Parents
Jethro Shirley-Smith

The first weekend went pretty much without a hitch. The kids all made it to where they needed to be; the older one made her art class, the younger one made his party; the middle one got a bike ride. We managed to get the shopping done, do some arts and crafts, sing a few songs, and have a dance around the coffee table.

Here's Why #CoryBernardiWankPuffin Is Trending On Twitter

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK Comedy

#CoryBernardiWankPuffin is trending on Twitter in Australia. The viral hashtag is the result of some widespread opposition to South Australia senat...

MH370 Victim's Widow Sues Malaysian Airlines For 'Deliberately' Altering Plane's Course

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

The crew of missing MH370 "deliberately altered" the aircraft’s flight path, the widow of of a passenger who died on board alleges in a compensation...

A British Guide to an Australian Republic

Oliver James | Posted 23.02.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Oliver James

It's about choosing symbols that reflect us as a diverse but unified nation, and with a head of state who represents our unique values.

Hairy Panic Could Be Over With This Ingenious Solution

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 19.02.2016 | UK

A small Australian city hit by "hairy panic" may have finally come up with a solution to the problem, after houses and buildings were pictured engulfe...

Monster From The Deep Washes Up In Australia.. But Is It Real?

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 17.02.2016 | UK

Australia is well-known for its deadly and strange-looking creatures, but a picture of the carcass of a prehistoric-looking creature on the shores of ...

Enough With the Unicorns

Brendon Burns | Posted 15.02.2016 | UK Comedy
Brendon Burns

Are you really? You're really obsessed with unicorns/pirates/ninjas/cheese/duck egg blue? You can't sleep without thinking of these things? You wake up and the first thing on your mind is unicorns/wasabi peas/whatever the f***? Then you're an idiot, what's more you're not even a special idiot.

The Apology and Beyond. How We Must Confront Racism in Australia

Kevin Rudd | Posted 12.02.2016 | UK
Kevin Rudd

The secret for our national future in this troubled world is to be the west in the east and the east in the west. Comfortable and conversant with the multiple cultures of our region, and respectful of their diversity. Just as we are comfortable and engaged with the multicultural society we have become at home.

Backpackers Escape From Attack Compared To Gruesome Horror Film

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 11.02.2016 | UK

An Australian man has been charged over the alleged kidnapping and attempted murder of two female backpackers on a beach south of Adelaide, in a incid...

Wife Who Crashed Her Own Funeral To Spite Murderous Husband Has One Inspirational Message

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK

"Surprise! I'm still alive!" These are the words Noela Rukundo never thought she would have to say. Five days earlier, Noela had been visiting h...

The Australia Habitat Crisis

Frontier | Posted 05.02.2016 | UK
Frontier

Australia still carries an image of a largely untamed landscape and extreme wilderness. In that way it still goes hand in hand with our view of the Arctic regions, much of Africa and the Amazon. Maybe it's an 'A' thing? Anyway, unfortunately Australia hasn't avoided the seemingly relentless march of habitat loss, destruction and the problems caused by changing environment.