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Australia fails to keep pace with move to electric vehicles

As the company Ford made international news headlines this week with its decision to make all cars sold in Europe electric by 2030, critics in Australia have warned the country could be left behind if it doesn’t do more to keep up with the electrical move forward.  What is being seen as one big step […]

Australia vs. Facebook media row escalates dramatically

The ongoing media row between the government of Australia and the Big Tech firms of Silicon Valley have continued to escalate over the past few weeks. The debate has made global news headlines as the country decides on how to progress with its decision on whether large media sites such as Facebook and Google should […]

Fugitive found in Darwin swamp

An Australian man was found naked and stranded in a swamp near the city of Darwin, the capital of Australia’s Northern Territory. The man was found begging for help by two local fisherman who were quite surprised by the find. It was only later that they found out the man’s bizarre backstory and trouble with […]

RMIT University collaborates with Vietnam in the Smart Cities Forum 2021

The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has collaborated with RMIT University to discuss the future of smart cities in Vietnam. The conference, which took place on Friday 22nd January 2021, aimed to unite experts in discussion about the possibilities for smart and sustainable cities. Together they looked in focus at the building blocks and […]

Novak Djokovic bashed after demanding ‘special treatment’ for quarantined tennis players

The world’s number one tennis player Novak Djokovic has found himself in a spot of bother again, after he reportedly presented Tennis Australia with a list of demands regarding the COVID-19 quarantine situation. Currently, more than 70 tennis players slated to play in the upcoming Australian Open—the first major tournament of the year—are not allowed […]

Australia prepares for Christmas 2020

There’s been a long tradition of BBQs on the beach at Christmas for many Aussies but how Christmas in 2020 will look for many remains to be seen. 2020 has been the year of strange and uncertain times, with out of control Australian wildfires at the beginning of the year dominating news headlines around the […]

Crackdown on illegal cockfighting ring

Animal lovers are rejoicing at the latest news of a crackdown on illegal cockfighting in Sydney’s south western suburbs. The large and elaborate cockfighting syndicate has seen 35 men arrested and 71 cockerels saved in what Detective Superintendent Martin Fileman, the police department’s organised crime squad commander, has described as “good police work”. The bust […]

Salmon aplenty for Tasmanians after fish farm fire

Locals in Tasmania have been inundated with salmon recently after a fire at a fish farm broke out and accidentally melted part of the enclosures making up the fish pens. The mishap at the farm Huon Aquaculture in Dover’s Hideaway Bay is an embarrassment to the company who promotes sustainability goals and values as prominently […]

Australia makes global news headlines with coronavirus success

After 111 days of lockdown, the state of Victoria in Australia is making global news headlines for its response to the coronavirus crisis. Initially seen as the epicentre of Australia’s outbreak, the state was forced into extreme measures as cases rose to over 700 per day at one point in the summer. However, strict restrictions […]

Oh my deer! Animals on the loose cause havoc in Sydney

It’s not quite Halloween but the residents of Sydney have certainly had a shock this October as several wild deer have been roaming the city streets. News reports describe how a deer was captured on Thursday 15th October 2020 as it was running loose in the inner city district of Pyrmont, causing bewilderment to passing […]

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