COP26: Australian mining community defiant on future of coal amid calls to phase it out

The last piece of coal burned in the world should come from Australia, according to members of the country’s coal communities.  In New South Wales’s Hunter Valley, an estimated 13,000-strong workforce dig and mine the land. Here, Australians are building fortunes and futures from the black gold they pull from the earth. “Coal is so important to this area and to this

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Moment Australian Airforce jet is seen weaving between skyscrapers as Twitter uses slam stunt reminiscent of 9/11

THIS is the heart-stopping moment a whopping cargo jet weaves between skyscrapers during a "risky" stunt some say is unnervingly reminiscent of 9/11. The astonishing flight through Brisbane left locals stunned – while footage has quickly gone viral online. And opinions are split over the low-altitude caper on Thursday, with some saying it made them think of the deadliest terror

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Australian scientist, the sole foreign researcher at the Wuhan lab, speaks out

For our free coronavirus pandemic coverage, learn more here. Danielle Anderson was working in what has become the world’s most notorious laboratory just weeks before the first known cases of COVID-19 emerged in central China. Yet, the Victorian virologist still wonders what she missed. An expert in bat-borne viruses, Anderson is the only foreign scientist to have undertaken research at

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Get a Wiggle on: Australian band allowed into NZ after Ardern nudge

Christchurch: Despite a promise they would bring millions of dollars into the economy and help sustain more than 1100 jobs, quarantine officials in New Zealand appeared uninterested in helping The Wiggles into the country. But as soon as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern suggested a “practical solution” be found, an ad hoc exemption was worked out rapidly for the Australian children’s

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Fears of Australian of the Year betting scandal referred to top criminal intelligence agency

A possible betting scandal involving the Australian of the Year Award has been referred to Australia’s top criminal intelligence agency. A spokesperson for the National Australia Day Council said it had been “concerned about betting on the Australian of the Year Awards for a number of years and spoken to authorities about having these markets shut down.” Australian of the

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Australian Open: Novak Djokovic says he is not ‘selfish, difficult and ungrateful’ for quarantine requests

Tennis star Novak Djokovic has insisted he was not being “selfish, difficult and ungrateful” after making a list of requests for players in quarantine ahead of the Australian Open. The men’s world number one reportedly sent a letter to Australian officials asking for a reduction in the time players spend in isolation, permission to see coaches and for athletes to

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Australian politician borrows lines from 'The West Wing' fictional president in own coronavirus speech

Fox News Flash top headlines for October 14 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. An Australian politician appeared to borrow lines from the fictional U.S. president in the '90s American television drama “The West Wing” during his own speech about the coronavirus pandemic Tuesday. Victorian Labor Party MP Will Fowles delivered a 90-second statement

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