Queensland

Horror As 100,000 Dead Bats Fall From The Skies In Australia

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Around 100,000 bats are estimated to have died as a result of the recent heatwave in southern Queensland, an animal charity says. The RSPC notes m...

LOOK: Massive Python Found In Shop

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 10.07.2013 | UK

Police investigating a break-in at a shop in Australia were shocked to be confronted by a 5.7m python. The suspicious and slippery surprise slither...

Phone Lines Out Due to Disaster - Helpline Receives Zero Calls

Xavier Toby | Posted 07.04.2013 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Following the most extreme flooding on record in Bundaberg and surrounding areas, Telstra internet and phone services to Central Queensland were knocked out for three days.

Pictures Of The Day: 30th January 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 30.01.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

WATCH: Car Emerges From Sea Foam

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK Comedy

If you like foam parties, then we suggest you head to Australia's Sunshine Coast right now. Because they're swamped in the stuff. And as this video...

Pictures Of The Day: 29th January 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

There Goes The Sun

The Huffington Post UK | Ted Thornhill | Posted 14.11.2012 | UK

There hasn’t been a total solar eclipse in Queensland, Australia, for over 1,300 years – but that’s about to change. Between 5.45 and 7.40am ...

The Fragility of Gay Equality - An Australian Warning

Chris McIntosh | Posted 04.09.2012 | UK
Chris McIntosh

On 7 July 2012 World Gay Pride will be celebrated in London. Over the years London Gay Pride has changed from a mainly political event seeking equality for homosexual people to more of a celebration of gay culture and an excuse for a party.

I, Do Solemnly Swear: Defendant Turns Courtroom Blue

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

A man accused of attempted murder did nothing to help his cause when he sacked his legal team and launched into a tirade of profanities against the Ju...

Travel Eye: Why You Have to See the Great Barrier Reef at Least Once in Your Life...

Karen Edwards | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

Snorkelling and swimming around the Great Barrier Reef is an experience I'll never, ever forget. Yes, it took me the best part of three days to get there and hell, yeah, it didn't come cheap - but my goodness, it was worth it...

Quit Facebook Or Be Expelled, Students Told

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Students at a primary school have been told by teachers to quit social networking site Facebook or be expelled. In Harlaxton State School's newslet...

Koalas Named Protected Species After Sharp Drop In Numbers

Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK

Koalas have been named a protected species in Australia after statistics showed a sharp drop in the number of the animals in the country over the past...

Go Virtual Diving With Google Earth Under The Sea

Huffington Post UK | Melanie Hick | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Tech

Sufferers of galeophobia, fear of sharks, can finally have the dream diving trip they're too timid to take. The Catlin Seaview Survey has take...

PHOTOS: Rare White Marsupial Discovered In Australian Outback

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

Rare white wombats have been pictured in the Australian outback, their hog-like albino faces dusted in a layer of light fawn fur instead of the more c...

Mining Boom Takes Its Toll on Australian Wilderness

Holly Alsop | Posted 01.04.2012 | UK
Holly Alsop

Pristine regions of Australia are under threat as mining companies push to expand, once again creating uproar from environmentalists. The area now under fire is the Cape York Peninsula in far North Queensland, a region well-known for its vast, untouched wilderness and a popular tourist destination among travellers.