For months, Fox News hosts, podcasters and conservative politicians have claimed Australia is succumbing to tyranny. But a conspiracy theory that the nation is being ruled by dystopian overlords stretches back decades.
Yesterday was exceptionally hot in northern Australia, with a weather station in WA registering the Southern Hemisphere's first 45ºC of the season. A stagnant pool of hot air has been sitting over parts of the NT, QLD and northern WA this week, causing a Severe to Extreme heatwave in parts of...
Meet the Valais blacknose. Considered the cutest sheep in the world and described as friendly enough to be a pet, the breed is now in Australia following a years' long effort to import the genetic material.
Nur Sajat was dressed like any other Malaysian Muslim woman. But her clothing choice angered strict Islamic authorities and forced her to leave her home, business empire and two small children behind in fear for her life.
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Summer temperatures are soaring, those burnt out in the Black Summer are rebuilding, and water flows have been down for decades. As leaders gather in Glasgow, Australians are already dealing with the impacts of a warming planet.
For parts of my life, I've quite enjoyed boxing. Dunno who the other guy is, at least they're not ringing any bells - but my memory ain't what it used to be, but I do recognize Ali. If he liked 'em, that's a good sign.