Gay couple win The Amazing Race Australia

Rod and Tim from The Amazing Race Australia. Photo: Ann-Marie Calilhanna. Newcastle gay couple Rod Jones and Tim Sattler have won Network 10 reality TV show, The Amazing Race Australia. The personal trainers—the latest in a long line of gay reality TV contestants on Australian television—took home the program’s $250,000 cash prize in the season finale, which […]

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Canadian fire fighters volunteer to battle Australian bushfires over Christmas

Firefighters from provinces across Canada have volunteered to give up Christmas with their families and fly to Australia to help with the bushfire crisis. The crack team has answered Australia’s call for help during what’s expected to be a dangerous bushfire season. Australian officials submitted an official request to the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre, […]

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Twin centuries from Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor seal series win as New Zealand plot Aussie assault

Fighting centuries from Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor ensured New Zealand secured a series win over England ahead of their blockbuster clash with Australia this summer. Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor scored centuries before rain hammered home England’s misery in a washed-out second Test in Hamilton to hand New Zealand another series win. Dark clouds […]

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Julian Assange’s arrest inspired police raids on Australia journalists, WikiLeaks boss warns

The AFP raids on Australian journalists would not have happened if Julian Assange had not been arrested, the current WikiLeaks boss has warned. And WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson said the action could embolden governments to commit more “aggressive acts against journalists” and hide more information unless regimes, including the Australian government, were held to account. […]

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