Crocodile attack: Two army personnel saved by medic

Australia & Oceania 08/07/21, 01:14

A pair of Army soldiers were attacked by a crocodile north of Lockhart River, Queensland, apparently while swimming near a coastal fishing village on the Cape York Peninsula.  The crocodile left one man in a serious condition with head and upper-body injuries, then turned to attack his comrade, who rushed to the ...

New method allows milk to stay fresh over 60 days

News 06/21/19, 09:43

An Australian inventor has developed a new way of treating and preserving milk—without using chemicals or heat. As ‘Udderly’ incredible this may be, the new method will allow milk to stay fresh for over 60 days. Since the 1800s, the same process has been used to process and preserve milk. Now in ...

Australian state leader intervenes to approve coal mine

Enviroment 05/22/19, 01:01

An Australian state government leader intervened on Wednesday to fast-track a proposed coal mine days after voters rejected tougher action to curb greenhouse gas emissions in the country's general election.The Carmichael mine proposed by India's Adani Mining in Queensland state was a bitterly polarizing issue ahead of Saturday's national election, ...

Pressure increases as playoffs get closer in Super Rugby

World 05/15/19, 22:04

Still a month out from the playoffs, Super Rugby will begin to take on knockout significance for some teams from this weekend's 14th round.With four or five matches remaining, depending on byes, some teams perched on the edge of the playoffs race must win or risk tumbling out of contention ...

Hurricanes escape Sunwolves surprise in Super Rugby

World 04/19/19, 11:32

The Hurricanes avoided a surprise loss at the Sunwolves by scoring 22 unanswered points in the second half to keep in touch with the Super Rugby leaders on Friday.The Hurricanes came back from 23-7 down at halftime in Tokyo to win 29-23 and close the gap on New Zealand conference ...

Hollywood star Russell Crowe, coach Bennett team up in NRL

Sports 04/01/19, 23:12

This combination might well turn out to be legendary. It doesn't get much better in this sport than an Oscar-winning Hollywood actor and a veteran, high-profile coach teaming up in Australia's National Rugby League.So far Russell Crowe and Wayne Bennett are doing OK as an owner-coach combination, which some may ...

Australia says drug suspect tried to flee country by Sea-Doo

World 03/27/19, 03:08

Australian police say a drug suspect was thwarted in his attempt to flee the country for Papua New Guinea on a motorized personal watercraft. They say the man had set out Monday from the northern tip of Queensland state and he was carrying enough fuel for the Sea-Doo to make the ...

Super Rugby: Crusaders game canceled; Lions, Reds win

Sports 03/16/19, 13:56

The Crusaders' winning streak in Super Rugby came to an end when their match against the Highlanders in Dunedin on Saturday was canceled, and called a draw, as a mark of respect to the victims of Friday's Christchurch mosque shootings.Both teams were awarded two points. The Crusaders, the two-time defending ...

Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in Sydney before 16-day tour

Entertainment 10/14/18, 22:53

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle arrived in Sydney on Monday, a day before they officially start a 16-day tour of Australia and the South Pacific.The trip is their only international tour since the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were married in May, apart from a two-day visit to ...

Needle-in-strawberry scare spreads across Australia

World 09/17/18, 06:19

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Public fears about sewing needles concealed inside strawberries on supermarket shelves have spread across Australia and New Zealand as growers turn to metal detectors and the Australian government launches an investigation to restore public confidence in the popular fruit.

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