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Tag Archives: Australian
  • Chris Hemsworth Incredible To Work With: Cate Blanchett

    Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett had fun working with actor Chris Hemsworth in "Thor: Ragnarok", and says she has "never met a more generous and egoless performer than" him. "People assume because we're Australian, and a relatively small company of actors often working abroad, that we all kno..

  • Australian Brewer To Launch ‘Fossil Beer’

    An Australian brewer has announced of launching a "fossil beer" to commemorate 10 years of regional fossil research. Mike Holden, an independent brewer based on Kangaroo Island, South Australia, said the ale was filtered through fossil-rich shale, a type of sedimentary rock dating back more than..

  • Australian Court Hears Challenges To Same-Sex Marriage Vote

    Australia's highest court on Tuesday began hearing legal challenges against a national vote on same-sex marriage. The government plans to hold a non-binding postal survey from next week to gauge support for changing the Australian law to allow same-sex marriage. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbul..

  • Australian Researchers Use Silkworms To Repair Damaged Eardrums
    Australian Researchers Use Silkworms To Repair Damaged Eardrums

    Melbourne: Silkworms could have the potential to repair damaged eardrums, a team of Australian researchers has found. The team of researchers, based in Melbourne and Perth, have developed a device that incorporated silk into the "ClearDrum" ear implant, a device similar in appearance to a contact..

  • Australian ‘Marijuana Queen’ Returns From Bali After 13 Years
    Australian 'Marijuana Queen' Returns From Bali After 13 Years

    Canberra: A former Australian beautician arrived in Brisbane on Sunday after being released from jail in Bali, Indonesia, following a drug-trafficking conviction that earned her the title of "marijuana queen". Schapelle Corby was arrested in 2004 at the Bali airport for possessing 4.2 kg of canna..

  • Peter Andre Won’t Go Topless Anymore
    Peter Andre Won't Go Topless Anymore

    London: Singer Peter Andre, who became famous in the nineties as the pop star who often went shirtless in his music videos, says he wont go topless anymore on screen. Andre, who is preparing for his first Australian tour in November, says his famous six-pack won't make a return, reports dailymail..

  • Australian Researchers Develop Diabetes Drug To Replace Insulin Injections
    Australian Researchers Develop Diabetes Drug To Replace Insulin Injections

    Canberra: Diabetes sufferers might soon be able to take pills to treat their condition, rather than inject themselves with insulin, a research by Australian scientists said on Friday. Research led by the University of Adelaide is testing safer and more effective drugs to treat type-2 diabetes whi..

  • Australia Open To Sending More Troops To Afghanistan
    Australia Open To Sending More Troops To Afghanistan

    Canberra: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Friday said the country is open to sending more troops to Afghanistan in response to a request by the NATO. "We have been asked to consider sending additional resources, and we are actively considering that. We're open to that," Turnbull tol..

  • Australian Senator Breastfeeds In Parliament
    Australian Senator Breastfeeds In Parliament

    Sydney: Australian Senator Larissa Waters has become the first politician to breastfeed in the nation's Parliament. Waters, from the left-wing Greens party, fed her two-month-old daughter Alia Joy during a vote in the federal Senate chamber on Tuesday, the Sydney Morning Herald reported. The ..

  • Trump In New York To Meet Turnbull
    Trump In New York To Meet Turnbull

    New York: Amid protests, US President Donald Trump returned to New York for the first time since taking office, a media report said. Trump will be meeting Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull here. The presidential plane with Trump on board landed at the JFK airport on Thursday. He was sche..