20 Awesome Things Australia Gave the World

Approximately 50,000 years ago, Indigenous Australians invented the Boomerang and since then the most imaginative minds in the country have developed Wi-Fi, medical penicillin and box wine. Wi-Fi In an era of hyper-connectivity, it’s hard to fathom a world without wireless communication, but this recent invention actually stems from radio astronomy research conducted in the […]

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10 Things You Need To Know About The Australian Football League

Despite what you may be thinking, what is regarded as football is in fact called soccer in Australia. For Australians, football is one of the most exciting sports in the country that has its very own league – Australian Football League (AFL). Also known as footy and Aussie Rules, here is everything you need to […]

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Socceroos sweep: Perfect Roos claim eighth win as ugly send-off mars 41-degree w.a.r

The Socceroos have claimed eight consecutive wins in World Cup qualifying for the first time in history, after beating Jordan 1-0 in a fiery encounter. The roars of joy when the full-time whistle sounded showed just how much the result meant to the Australians, who progress to the final stage of qualifying for the 2022 […]

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Orphaned 5-Month-Old Baby Koala Gets The Most Adorable Tiny Arm Cast After Falling From A Tree

The joey injured her arm when she fell from a tree in a Blue-gum plantation logging area. Sadly, the mother of a 150-day-old baby koala who, at the time, weighed just around 500 grams (~1lb) did not survive. Her severe injuries led a veterinarian to make a tough decision to e.u.t.h.a.n.i.z.e the mother koala. However, […]

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What does a koala’s nose know? A bit about food, and a lot about making friends

The koala’s nose is distinctive – it’s a big black leathery rectangle in the middle of a round, grey face that’s surprisingly soft to the touch. And every koala nose is unique. A study of 108 wild koalas found distinctive patterns of pigmentation around the nostrils allowed observers on the ground to reliably recognise individual […]

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Koala Conservation: How Sydney’s Taronga Zoo Is Saving the Animals

Australia’s bushfire crisis crippled habitats and burnt through 10 million hectares (24.7 million acres) of land in just 240 days. It devastated wildlife populations with experts fearing that some habitats may never recover. Sydney’s Taronga Zoo was at the forefront of the crisis, with staff battling to care for koalas that had sustained life-threatening burns. […]

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