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Emus Swarm Town As Australia’s Drought Worsens : NPR

The entirety of Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales, is suffering from a crippling drought that is the most severe in recent memory. The tough conditions are drying up huge swathes of land, leaving farmers struggling to feed their livestock and water their crops. It’s also exacerbating bushfires in …

New, Improved ‘Mega-Brothel’ Coming to Australia

Sydney, Australia is set to get that mega-brothel it’s been hankering for, after the owners of Stiletto, “the world’s finest short-stay boutique hotel and Sydney brothel” won an appeal to expand their business, the AFP reports. Though brothels are legal in some parts of Australia, policies vary between states and …

Grandmother successfully sued by family after falling downstairs while carrying granddaughter – Australasia – World – The Independent

A woman who tripped and fell downstairs while carrying her baby granddaughter has been successfully sued by her own family for causing head injuries that left the little girl severely disabled. The accident happened early one morning during a family holiday in a cottage near Forster, on the New South …