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Authorities seize record 903 kilos of methamphetamine

By Matt Goss SYDNEY, April 5 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Australian authorities have seized a record 903 kilograms of methamphetamine in Melbourne. The haul, which has an estimated value of USD 670 million, is the largest ever methamphetamine, commonly known as ice, bust...

Filipino has legs amputated after being bitten by Australian spider

SYDNEY, April 5 (PNA/Xinhua) -- A Filipino visiting Australia has had his legs amputated and could lose his arms after being bitten by a white-tailed spider. Terry Pareja, a father of two, was visiting his family in the Victorian country town...

Australia celebrates Harmony Day 2017

Today is Harmony Day - Australia’s largest multicultural celebration. Thousands of schools, workplaces, community centres and sporting clubs across the nation will celebrate Australia’s rich cultural diversity. Harmony Day is Australia's largest national multicultural event. Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural...

Turnbull proposes to ban unvaccinated children from attending childcare

MOSCOW, March 14 (PNA/Sputnik) -- Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Monday announced a plan to enforce a ban on unvaccinated children at childcare centres and pre-schools throughout the country. The prime minister sent letters to state and territorial leaders...

Solving Australia’s “energy crisis” within 100 days possible

CANBERRA, March 10 (PNA/Xinhua) -- American car manufacturer and tech company Tesla believes it could solve Australia's blackout crisis within 100 days through the use of the company's small-scale and diversified energy storage system. Following the launch of its Powerwall...

Aussie astronomers discover newly formed stars

SYDNEY, March 7 (PNA/Xinhua) -- The International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research in Western Australian has discovered newly formed stars within a cluster of old stars, making scientists rethink what they know about stellar maps, it was announced Tuesday. A star...

Australia could achieve 100% renewable energy with hydro storage: research

CANBERRA, Feb. 27 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Pumped hydro power, where water is pumped uphill and stored to generate hydroelectric electricity on demand, could help transform Australian into a 100 percent green energy nation, according to researchers at the Australian National...

Australia to host ASEAN special summit in 2018

CANBERRA, Feb. 23 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Australia is expected to host the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)-Australia Special Summit in 2018, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced Thursday in a statement. It will be the first time that Australia hosts an...

Aussie men lead world life expectancy due to healthy ‘outdoor lifestyle’

CANBERRA, Feb. 23 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Aussie men have the longest life expectancy in the world because of the nation's strong public healthcare system and a lively "outdoor lifestyle," one of the nation's leading demographers said on Thursday. According to the...

Australia announces new, blind-friendly 10 dollar bank note

https://youtu.be/Q5ZFzAbTxQE CANBERRA, Feb. 17 (PNA/Xinhua) -- Australia will introduce a brand new ten dollar bank note in September, in what will be the second in a series of new notes featuring tactile "raised dots" to help the vision-impaired. The Reserve Bank...
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