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Australia floods threaten homes, properties

Hundreds of homes are at peril of being sweeped away by fast-flowing floodwaters in the Australian state of Queensland. Mass evacuations have been done in the city of Bundaberg, north…

Brisbane Woman Could Sue Commonwealth for UAE Adultery Jailing

A Brisbane woman who was imprisoned in the United Arab Emirates could sue the commonwealth for failing to inform her that a rape claim could result in her spending time…

World’s Tallest Female Basketballer Dies from Heart-attack

The world’s tallest female basketball player has died after suffering a heart attack at the age of 37, Fox Sports reports. 218.4cm tall Malgorzata “Margo” Dydek, and her unborn baby…

AFL created a ‘Monster: ex-wife

Brendan Fevola former wife blames the league’s culture for creating a “monster” out of the troubled star.   Alex Fevola said her ex-husband’s former clubs, the media and footy fans…

Authorities Improve their Tweets in Disasters

Australian emergency authorities and media experts are due to meet in Brisbane next week to discuss ways in which social media can better be used in disasters. In the aftermath…

Australia’s Population Shows Lowest Growth since 2006

Australia’s population has grown 1.7 percent in the last year, the lowest annual growth recorded since 2006, the latest statistics show. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the country’s…

Rape Victim Files Lawsuit against UAE Luxury Resort

A luxury United Arab Emirates hotel is being sued by a Brisbane woman who was drugged and raped by co-workers and jailed for eight months when she reported the assault…

Life Saver Organisers Warned of Dangerous Surf

Organisers of an Australian surf life saving competition were warned they would be held accountable if a competitor died in the dangerous surf, a police inquest has revealed. The Brisbane…

Gillard Turns Attention Towards Yasi Cyclone

Prime Minister Julia Gillard said that she is receiving regular updates with regard to the threat that cyclone Yasi brings. Gillard said that she has already spoken with Anna Bligh,…