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Australian city begins curfew as global virus cases top 18 million

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Australia’s second-largest city started a six-week curfew and the Philippine capital was ordered back into lockdown, as the number of global coronavirus cases on Monday topped 18 million. 630 more words


Australia warns of 'arbitrary detention' risk in China - Times of India

CANBERRA: Australia on Tuesday warned its citizens that they may be at risk of “arbitrary

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The Real Lord of the Flies: a survivor's story

Sione Filipe Totau or Mano, The 73-year-old Tongan who spent 15 months marooned on a Pacific island with 6 Tongan boys. His story,

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Construction in Australia is at a crossroad - NSW Building Commissioner writes

David Chandler OAM – the NSW Building Commissioner – has set out his stall with a post on LinkedIn this weekend.

David’s summary is:

The message in all of this for government, is that building sovereign capabilities has never been more important.

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Rugby star Rowan Baxter ,three children' killed in horror car fire, wife in critical condition

AUSTRALIA – A former rugby star has died alongside his three kids in a horror car fire that has left his wife fighting for her life in the hospital.  396 more words

Australian woman dies while taking part in a cake-eating competition

AUSTRALIA – A woman has choked to death while taking part in a cake-eating competition to celebrate Australia Day.

The 60-year-old was taking part in a lamington (Australia’s national cake) and pie eating competition in the coastal city of Hervey Bay, in the state of Queensland.  202 more words

Latest Count of ONE BILLION Animals Killed in Australia Fires a “Very Conservative” Estimate

“Over a billion would be a very conservative figure,” according to Ecologist Chris Dickman.

By Elias Marat | The Mind Unleashed | 01/09/20 |

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