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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Giant crocodile and bull shark clash in northern Australian river

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 10:52pm by AFP

    ... with a massive saltwater crocodile wrestling with a bull shark in its jaws. Andrew Paice was on an hour-long wildlife cruise on the Adelaide River in the Northern Territory with his partner and seven-year-old daughter on Tuesday when they spotted something unusual on the river bank. Earlier they had watched as crocodiles, including the huge 5.5-metre male known as Brutus, leapt out of the water ...

  2. Property - International - AUSTRALIA

    Retirees spark trailer park home boom in Australia

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 05:09am by Bloomberg

    ... and bought 15 parks since entering the sector in February last year. Some, including the Nepean River Holiday Village where the Purnells moved in February, are a mix of caravans, tourist cabins ...

  3. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Giant white-headed crocodile shot after killing Australian fisherman

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 10:12pm by AFP

    ... it apparently killed a fisherman in Australia's north. Authorities were called in when a 57-year-old man disappeared after wading into the croc-infested Adelaide River, to disentangle his fishing line late on Monday. Police said the man's wife was with him on the river bank but did not see the moment the animal, believed to be 4.5 metres long, attacked. "The initial ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    'Mystery flaming object' spotted crashing to Earth in Australia

    Posted May 16th 2014, 12:13pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... near Ross River Dam. “[It was reported as] something about the size of a small plane travelling at a very high speed with a reddish-green flame coming out of the back or it,” a police spokesman ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian police find body of man taken by crocodile

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 10:31am

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Sean Cole was snatched on Saturday as he swam across a river in northern Australia Police on Monday recovered the body of a man taken by a large crocodile ... across a muddy river that has one of the highest densities of saltwater crocodiles in the world. Northern Territory police senior constable Wade Rodgers said his body was found early on Monday ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian bushfires threaten to reach parts of Sydney

    Posted Oct 20th 2013, 02:48pm by AFP

    ... then creep into the bottom end of Sydney. It’s certainly something that we’re very concerned about,” the spokesman said. Sydney’s suburban outskirts are just across the Nepean River from the foot ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia PM Kevin Rudd says warships could be moved north

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 02:36pm by AFP

    ... in Queensland, was not a viable option for a major naval base because the city was built on a flood-prone river that opened onto a shallow bay, unlike Sydney’s deep water harbour. ...

  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Military sent in to aid Australia's flooding victims

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... - as heavy rains brought flooding to the states of Queensland and New South Wales. The town of Bundaberg waited anxiously for the swollen Burnett River to peak at a record 9.6 metres, with officials ... people plucked from the roofs of their homes after the river broke its banks late on Monday. Queensland Premier Campbell Newman toured Bundaberg from the air and paid tribute to military rescue ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Alcohol abuse may be worsening among Aborigines, warns Gillard

    Posted Feb 06th 2013, 12:16pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard warned on Wednesday that “rivers of grog” were beginning to flow again in Aboriginal communities as she unveiled ... that literacy and numeracy had slipped and called for a review of state alcohol policies. “I have a real fear that the rivers of grog that wreaked such havoc among indigenous communities are starting ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Twenty rescued as floods sweep northeast Australia

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 11:03am by AFP

    ... nautical miles west of Mackay early Friday, has flooded rivers and dumped enough rain to isolate towns, with Rockhampton on Thursday experiencing its biggest daily downpour since 1939. “They’re ...



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