Relocation of Aboriginals sparks outrage

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott raised eyebrows for saying indigenous people in the country’s remote areas are making a lifestyle choice as opposed to preserving cultural heritage, the Australian Broadcasting Network (ABC) reported Wednesday.

Abbott’s comments came Tuesday as he … Read the rest

Fork stuck in man’s penis after bizarre sexual mishap

forkCanberra doctors removed a 10-centimetre fork from inside an elderly man’s penis after a bizarre sexual mishap.

The 70-year-old arrived at the Canberra Hospital emergency department with a bleeding sexual organ.

He told doctors he had inserted the 10cm dining … Read the rest

Smith, Rathbone to face Cheetahs

Wallabies George Smith and Clyde Rathbone will return to the ACT Brumbies starting team for this weekend’s Super Rugby qualifier against South Africa’s Central Cheetahs, the club said Friday.

The players are making an unlikely finals appearance in Canberra on … Read the rest

Australia to deal with its boatpeople this week

Australian Immigration Minister Chris Bowen on Monday said he hoped to begin sending asylum-seekers who arrive by boat to the tiny Pacific nation of Nauru later this week.

With Australia facing a record influx of asylum-seekers arriving by sea, Canberra … Read the rest