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Bieber Calls Bully Victim Casey a “Hero”

A video gone viral of school boy Casey Heynes standing up to his bully inspired Canadian pop star Justin Bieber to get to know the Australian Year 10 pupil.  …

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…

Ibuprofen Toxicity Warning

A common painkiller has been linked to a potentially fatal condition triggered by even a standard dose of ibuprofen, doctors in Perth and Sydney say. The condition, renal tubular acidosis…

Internet Video Bully Claims He “Is Victim Too”

A Sydney pupil who was caught on film bullying a fellow student, and was body-slammed for it, says he is a victim of bullies too. The Year Seven student, Ritchard…

Development Consent in Exchange for Free Sex

A council building inspector has admitted that he got free sex from a Sydney bathhouse while claiming overtime for his activities, the NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption says. However, Edward…

NSW Premier Promotes Social Bonds

Some $25 million will be set aside for government social bonds in a pilot project for non-governmental early intervention programmes if the government is re-elected, say NSW Premier Kristina Keneally.…

Lack of Funding Could Force Closure of RSPCA Shelter

The future of Sydney’s largest animal shelter is depending on the government’s approval of a multi-million dollar grant, the RSPCA said on Friday. The $7.5 million grant, which the animal…

Committee Approves Tougher Defence Base Security

A senate committee has approved measures to toughen defence base security and to give soldiers the right to use deadly force to protect bases from terrorist attacks. Labour senator Mark…

Immigrant Egyptians in Australia Gather to Celebrate

The Egyptian community in Australia is celebrating President’s Hosni Mubarak’s step down after 3 weeks of violent protests in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne saw hundreds of immigrant…

$194M to Upgrade Campbelltown Hospital

New South Wales’ Premier Kristina Keneally said that $194.3m will help Campbelltown Hospital’s upgrade, which is necessary as the population in Sydney’s southwest has increased. The funding was announced today…

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