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Bundaberg Distilling Company Raises Funds Through Rock n Roll

On April 16th 2011, Bundaberg Rum, an iconic Australian rum, held multiple events at various locations across Queensland and Victoria in a bid to raise funds for local communities. The…

Bush Toilet Phosphate Discovery

A geologist struck gold when digging for an outback dunny while exploring for phosphate in remote parts of the Northern Territory. A team of researchers from Rum Jungle Resources had…

A Budget for Tough Times: Swan

Despite natural disasters affecting revenue, Treasurer Wayne Swan says he is determined to bring the Australian budget back to surplus in the 2012/13 term. Reports by the Treasury reveals that…

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…

China Global Leader in Clean Energy, Australia in 12th Place

China has taken the lead in green energy, with Germany runner-up, and Australia in 12th place, a new study shows. The survey, by Pew Charitable Trusts, established a significant global…

Sydney Doctor Killed by Lightning in South Africa

A Sydney doctor has been killed by lighting while bush walking with her husband and four other friends in South Africa, the website iAfrica reports. Lynne Dowd, her husband Bruce,…

Detention Centre Suicide Prompts Violence

The suicide of a 20-year old Afghan asylum seeker at Curtin Immigration Detention Centre near Derby has prompted warnings of more deaths, self-harm and rioting in Australian refugee detention centres.…

Australia Apologises to Afghanistan for Racist Comments

Defence Minister Stephen Smith has personally apologised to Afghanistan following offensive comments by Australian soldiers on social networking sites. As a result of the conduct of some soldiers, termed “appalling”,…

Australians High-Ranking Members of International Pedophile Syndicate

31 Australians are among 184 people around the world who have been arrested following a three-year international investigation resulting in the uncovering of the biggest pedophilia syndicate to date, police…

Big Support for Euthanasia

A recent poll has shown that more than 40 percent of Australians would choose euthanasia if they suffered a terminal illness and only had weeks to live. The research, that…