Apples fires back at Australian encryption bill

In a seven-page letter to the Australian government, Apple criticized the country’s proposed Access and Assistance Bill 2018. Apple claims, among other complaints, that the legislation raises cybersecurity concerns and give the state power to abuse users’ privacy. Apple stated, “We encourage the government to stand by their stated intention not to weaken encryption or […]

Usain Bolt bags 1st goals of football career on 1st start for Australian club (VIDEO)

World’s fastest man Usain Bolt has bagged his first goals as a footballer for Central Coast Mariners with two goals during a friendly match as his trial period for the Australian A-League side continues. READ MORE: Russian footballers Kokorin & Mamaev behind bars for 2 months awaiting trial over drunken assaults The 32-year-old’s hopes of clinching […]

The Australian newspaper that released the controversial ‘angry baby’ Serena Williams cartoon has hit back at ‘self-appointed censors’ by republishing it on its front page

Getty Images The controversial Serena Williams “angry baby” cartoon has been republished by The Herald Sun. The Australian newspaper slapped the drawing on the front page of its Wednesday edition alongside the headline: “Welcome to PC World.” The paper’s editor had previously tweeted his support for the cartoonist, while the artist himself said “the world […]

'Naughty snakes!' Pythons fighting over female fall through ceiling of Australian home (VIDEO)

Many homeowners worry about burglars breaking in, but no one expects snakes to fall from the ceiling and fight in the middle of their bedroom. However, that’s exactly what happened at a home in Australia. The shocking ordeal – which happened at a home in the Brisbane suburb of Kenmore Hills – saw two coastal […]

Australian ex-football player in hot water after ‘Muslim colonizing’ comments

Australian sports commentator and former Aussie rules football player Sam Newman has been lashed on social media following his comments on Muslim migrants, who he said have “colonized” the continent. Talking on his weekly Australian Football League (AFL) podcast on Wednesday, Newman slammed the league for staging a show of solidarity last week in response […]

After 7 years, a hip Australian city has just been dethroned as the most liveable place on the planet

Vienna, Austria has toppled Melbourne, Australia as the world’s most liveable city. Melbourne has sat in the top spot for the last seven years.  Australian cities, including Sydney and Adelaide, still make up a big portion of the list’s top 10. Vienna, the capital of Austria, has replaced Melbourne as the world’s most liveable city. […]

This survival school can help you survive the Australian wilderness

Share this article If you’ve ever watched those survival shows on TV and thought, “That looks easy”, you are wrong. Oliver Pelling went on a survival course deep in the Australian bush—and technically died twice. Janna is swearing at me. She doesn’t think I’ve been following the coordinates properly. I don’t think I have either. […]

Australian divers who helped rescue the Thai soccer team from a cave will receive civilian honors

Facebook The two Australian divers that helped rescue the 12 members of a Thai soccer team and their coach will receive civilian honors. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said arrangements for honoring Richard Harris and Craig Challen were already underway. Harris medically assessed each boy prior to their rescue and was the last person to leave after the boys […]

Australian researchers find no evidence that cannabis helps with chronic pain

An Australian study of 1,500 people revealed no strong findings supporting the use of cannabis in the treatment of chronic non-cancer pain. The study published in the journal Lancet Public Health found those using cannabis had greater pain and anxiety, were coping less, and reported that pain was interfering more in their life. There has […]