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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    New humpback dolphin species discovered off north Australia

    Posted Oct 31st 2013, 04:06pm by AFP

    ... as they reach adulthood. They typically grow to 2.4 metres in length and live in coastal waters, deltas and estuaries. ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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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