Dust storm chokes Sydney →
The dust reduced visibility across the city and large parts of the state, with callers to ABC Radio saying the scene looked like something from the end of the world.
Australia & Canada ranked best places for... →
“What is clear is that the locations where salaries may not be as high, such as Canada and Australia, are where expats are really enjoying not only an increased quality of life but are also finding it easy to fit in to their new communities.”
Australia Posts Second Straight Month of Strong... →
Maybe there is hope for me Down-Under!
Oz prepares for 2009 bushfire season amid warnings... →
Officials are warning that this season’s fires could be “catastrophic”.
Earthquake moved NZ and Oz closer →
Now my flight from Auckland to Sydney will go a little quicker!
Victoria bans steeplechase racing after 20 deaths →
Steeplechase and hurdles racing in Australia’s Victoria state will end after the 2010 season following the deaths of 20 horses over the past two years. Read more:http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2009/more/11/26/steeplechase.ban.ap/#ixzz0YDdLKtRX Get a free NFL Team Jacket and Tee withSI Subscription
Black Friday LG Refrigerator (26 Cu. Ft.) →
Anyone need a nice black refrigerator?
Camels terrorize Australian outback town! →
Six thousand marauding camels have rampaged though a small Australian outback town. Apparently there are over a million in the outback, doubling their numbers every nine years, and despoiling the ecosystems, water supplies, and Aboriginal resources. “This is a dire situation which requires immediate action …Central Australian Camel Industry executive officer, Peter Seidel, said camel...
WOOT! My ETA Visitor Visa to Australia has been approved! I can enter OZ multiple times between now and November 25, 2010 and stay for up-to 3 months during any one trip. This is good news since my return is not scheduled until March 2nd.
Early Risers Crash Faster Than People Who Stay Up... →
Night owls belie slacker reputation by staying alert longer
Kangaroo tries to drown dog, attacks owner →
The Animated Geography of Recession →
For those who say “recession is only a word and the fundamentals of our economy are sound.”