You know something is amiss when a US-based foundation dedicated to monitoring and defending press freedom around the world feels compelled to set up a website to track it in the one place that has always held itself up as a beacon of free speech – the United States itself.
Australian wildlife rescuers have removed 43 reptile eggs from a sandpit at a school in New South Wales. The incident sparked alarm after initial reports suggested the eggs belonged to the eastern brown snake, the country’s deadliest species.
The model of seaplane that crashed on New Year’s Eve, killing five Britons and the plane’s pilot, is generally reliable, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau said on Tuesday. The plane crashed in the Hawkesbury river, north of Sydney, at 3.
A seaplane that crashed and killed six people – including five Britons – is expected to be raised from an Australian river this week so it can be forensically examined, authorities say.The cause of the New Year’s Eve crash north of Sydney is not yet known.
Giles, the deputy chair of the joint standing committee on electoral matters, told Guardian Australia the new measure targeted at GetUp has nothing to do with foreign interference and could harm grassroots democracy.
The driver accused of ploughing into pedestrians in central Melbourne has been charged with murder after one of the victims died in hospital. Northcote grandfather Antonios (Anton) Crocaris, 83, died about 11.
Lisa Neville says drugs and alcohol bigger threat on Australia roads after federal backbencher Sarah Henderson labels tourists in hire cars a ‘moving time bomb’ Victoria’s police minister has played down calls from a federal MP for tighter regulation of overseas motorists, saying dr