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Spiders Trigger Australia Apocalypse?

Spiders Trigger Australia Apocalypse?

For the unsuspecting residents of the Australian Southern Tablelands, the sudden downpour, not of rains, but of spiders (arachnids) must have triggered fears of apocalyptic proportions in their minds. Is this an invasion of arachnids or of alien beings disguised as arachnids? For those who had never experienced or even heard of such an occurrence […]

Australian Budget Set for Tuesday Release

Australian Budget Set for Tuesday Release

The release of the Australian budget on Tuesday is now being overshadowed by news reports that Minister for Social Services, Scott Morrison, is maneuvering to take over the job of treasurer. The move has been linked to the National Party’s dissatisfaction centered on budget policies that seem to “fetishize” paid employment over duties at home. […]

Red Nose Day Fundraisers

Red Nose Day Fundraisers

The Red Nose Day fundraiser will now be celebrated in even more countries around the world for different causes, but all are worthy and desperate for extra funds. The United States will come on board the Red Nose Day bandwagon for the first time this year on May 21. The fundraiser has been held nationally […]

Bali Nine Death Row Prisoners Executed

Bali Nine Death Row Prisoners Executed

Eight of the Bali Nine convicted drug smugglers were executed by firing squad in Indonesia on Wednesday morning local time. The executions took place at the Besi prison on the island of Nusakambangan. An Attorney General’s Office official stated to local reporters, “We’ve carried out the executions.” One of the convicted drug smugglers, Mary Jane […]

European Union and Australia Come Together

European Union and Australia Come Together

European Union and Australia are strengthening their bond as like-minded countries. They are both committed to prosperity and security for their countries. It seems that European Union and Australia are truly making an effort to come together. Their values in rulesbased international system, human rights, and respect for democracy coincide with one another. Both EU […]

State Funeral Held for Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser

State Funeral Held for Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser state funeral was held in Melbourne, after the 84-year-old’s passing from a brief illness on March 20. f Widowed Tamie Fraser and the couple’s four children sat in the front pews next to the casket embellished by the Australian flag at the end of the alter. Many former Australian leaders […]

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Still Missing Still Searching

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Still Missing Still Searching

A year ago today, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared. At 1:19 am, March 8, the last words from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 to air traffic controllers was a routine sign off before it went missing. Still, there have been no clues as to the whereabouts of the Boeing 777 and its 239 people on board. Experts have […]

Indonesia President Joko Widodo to Allow Australians to Be Executed

Indonesia President Joko Widodo to Allow Australians to Be Executed

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has maintained his controversial decision to deny clemency for nine drug smugglers set to be executed, known as the “Bali 9.” Though, Widodo stated he is open to abolishing the death penalty in Indonesia, only if the people want that change to happen. The death sentence of two Australian men, Andrew Chan, […]

Sydney Terror Suspects Charged

Sydney Terror Suspects Charged

Two suspects in a Sydney terrorism investigation were charged on Wednesday. Police suspect 24-year-old Omar al Kutobi and 25-year-old Mohammed Kiad of plotting a terrorist attack based on an ISIS flag, a machete, and a video in Arabic detailing the plot that were found in the apartment the men shared in Fairfield, a western suburb […]

Tony Abbott’s Tenure as Prime Minister in Jeopardy?

Tony Abbott’s Tenure as Prime Minister in Jeopardy?

Controversial Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott could be in jeopardy of losing his tenure. Liberal ministerial positions (MP) have demanded a party vote in the wake of continued questionable actions from the world leader. The vote to challenge his leadership is scheduled for next week. Abbott rose to power as Australia’s prime minister when he […]

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Ruled an ‘Accident’

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Ruled an ‘Accident’

The 239 people on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was announced as an ‘accident’ and everyone on board thought to be dead. The head of civil aviation authority said this Thursday at a press conference. This person also said the disappearance was an accident, as the plane was declared on the seafloor of the Indian […]

Australia Shocked as Mother Is Arrested for Murdering Eight Children

Australia Shocked as Mother Is Arrested for Murdering Eight Children

Australia is in shock as police have now arrested a mother for the murder of eight children in Cairns on Friday. Seven of the children were her own, the eighth was her niece. The woman 37-year-old Mersane Warria, was charged on Sunday in a hearing at her bedside in Cairns hospital where the mother is being treated […]

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