Australia

A newlywed same-sex couple. Source: Facebook

Christian couple in Australia plan to divorce if same-sex marriage is legalised

A married couple in the Australian capital of Canberra have made headlines after announcing that they’ll get divorced if laws to allow same-sex couples to legally married are passed. The Christian couple, Nick & Sarah Jensen, have been married for over 10 years, and told journalists that they have a […]

December 28, 2016 Australia
Prisoners at work on the farm. Source: Facebook

50 retired racehorses due to be put down find new home helping to rehabilitate prisoners

In the world of horse racing, once a horse reaches the end of its professional career, it very seldom has the opportunity for a quiet and peaceful retirement. Once they grow too old or become too injured to continue competing, most owners opt to put their horses down rather than […]

December 28, 2016 Australia
A tarantula poses in this file photo. Source: Facebook

Swarm of tarantulas invade remote Australian country town

If you’re not a fan of spiders you may wish to look away now. The news out of Maningrida, near Darwin in Australia’s Northern Territory, will likely leave you positively disgusted. An estimated 25,000 tarantulas have literally taken over the small town, and nobody has any idea why. Local scientists are […]

December 28, 2016 Australia
A number of female firefighting graduates pose outside a fire station. Source: Facebook

Australian firefighting class sees women make up half of graduates for first time

Firefighting is a career that has long been a male domain, but that may soon change if the latest news from the Australian state of New South Wales is anything to go by. According to reports by local media, the graduating class of trainee firefighters in the NSW Fire & […]

December 28, 2016 Australia