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‘Alien’ Shrimp Emerges in Australia After Heavy Rain (Video)

A small, strange-looking creature has been spotted in increasing numbers around central Australia. (AOL Screenshot)
A small, strange-looking creature has been spotted in increasing numbers around central Australia. (AOL Screenshot)

A small, strange-looking creature has been spotted in increasing numbers around central Australia.…...




  • Falun Gong practitioners rally outside Parliament House Canberra in October 2016. (Epoch Times)

    Australian Senate Moves Against Unethical Organ Procurement

    The Australian Senate passed motion 121 on Nov 24 that acknowledges the problem of unethical organ harvesting in foreign countries including forced organ harvesting from... Read more

  • Mr Craig Kelly, member of parliament for Hughes, speaks at Capital Hill spoke to the rally about "why I have been proud to be co-chairmen of the Parliamentary group against forced organ harvesting.” Canberra, Australia, Nov. 21, 2016. (Linda Zhang/Epoch Times)

    Australia: Falun Gong Practitioners Appeal to Stop Organ Harvesting

    On November 21, hundreds of Australian Falun Gong practitioners rallied in front of Capital Hill in Canberra to raise awareness of the ongoing human rights... Read more

  • (L–R) David Kilgour (L) with David Matas (C) and Ethan Gutmann (R), author of ‘The Slaughter: Mass Killings, Organ Harvesting, and China’s Secret Solution to Its Dissident Problem.’ (Simon Gross/Epoch Times)

    Human Rights Lawyers Urge Australian Parliament to Condemn Chinese Organ Harvesting

    Two prominent human rights lawyers are urging Australian lawmakers to pass a motion to end the Chinese Communist Party’s practice of harvesting organs from prisoners of... Read more

  • (L to R) Graham Perrett, member for Moreton and Ken Lai, Brisbane's director-general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Ms Wu, shop owner and two Taiwanese working holiday workers, Nov. 17, 2016. (Linda Huang/NTD Television)

    Australia’s Mixed Signals to Young Working Holiday Makers

    BRISBANE, Australia—Word of mouth is the best way to find regional places to work for the many young people who come to Australia for a... Read more

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    Woman Spends $500 for Surgery on Choking Goldfish

    A woman spent more than $500 on surgery for her pet goldfish who had apparently choked on a small rock. After she noticed her goldfish... Read more

  • Ethan Gutmann at the Queensland Multicultural Centre, in Brisbane on Aug. 11, 2016. (NTD Television)

    Hard Hitting Organ Harvesting Documentary Concludes Australian Tour

    SYDNEY, Australia―Multi-award winning film documentary “Hard To Believe”―an expose of organ pillaging from prisoners of conscience in China has wrapped up its premiere tour across... Read more

  • Melina Roberge (L) and Isabelle Lagacé were arrested for allegedly smuggling $30 million worth of cocaine into Australia on Aug. 28. (Instagram/melinar___)

    Three Canadians Caught in $30 Million Drug Bust on Cruise Ship in Australia

    Two women and one man were arrested on Sunday for smuggling over $30 million worth of cocaine into Australia on a cruise ship. Canadian nationals... Read more

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    Teenager Requests Different Mugshot Photo After Sydney Jailbreak; Captured by Police

    An Australian woman who commented on her own “Wanted” photo on Facebook has been arrested by police, according to local authorities. Amy Sharp, 18, had... Read more

  • (L to R) Benedict Coyne, Dr Sarah Winch and Ethan Gutmann at the  Q and A session following the screening of 'Hard to Believe' at the Queensland Multicultural Centre, in Brisbane, on August 11, 2016. (Courtesy of Nelson Huang/NTD Television)

    Horror Organ Harvesting in China: New Report

    BRISBANE, Australia—American author and China analyst Ethan Gutmann says China’s illegal organ transplant trade continues, despite assurances from Chinese officials that it has stopped, and... Read more

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    Sydney Opera House Gets Major Upgrade to Fix Hated Acoustics

    SYDNEY—Sydney’s iconic Opera House will undergo a sweeping, multimillion-dollar makeover, including a long-awaited upgrade to its much-maligned acoustics, officials said Thursday. The 202 million Australian... Read more

  • An Australian white humpback whale named Migaloo is seen off the coast of Byron Bay, Australia's most easterly point, on September 28, 2009 in Byron Bay, Australia. (Rob Dalton/Getty Images)

    Migaloo the Rare White Whale Is Spotted in Australia

    Migaloo the whale continues to tease Australians with brief, unsuspecting appearances. The all white humpback whale was spotted off Caves Beach near Newcastle in New... Read more

  • A young girl claps as she watches the colliery bands pass by during the annual Durham Miners Gala on July 11, 2015 in Durham, England. This is the 131st gala which brings together the communal values, culture and mining heritage of the north east of England. Thousands of people attend the event to listen to the brass bands, socialise and show their allegiance to the banners from the former colliery villages throughout the north.  (Photo by Ian Forsyth/Getty Images)

    Australian School Bans Clapping, Permits Students to Do ‘Silent Cheers’ Instead

    A primary school in Sydney, Australia, has banned students from clapping at assemblies because members of the school community “are sensitive to noise.” As a... Read more

  • Falun Gong practitioners in Brisbane Square, on July 16, 2016. Practitioners are protesting against the communist regime’s killing of potentially hundreds of thousands of Chinese citizens and pillaging their organs for profit. (Jern/NTD Television)

    The Skies Cry With Those Gathered in Brisbane Square

    BRISBANE, Australia—Certain days and events stay in our memories for many reasons, some joyful, others sad, but for Chinese families gathered in Brisbane Square on... Read more

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    Photo: Eagle Attacks Young Boy During Bird Show

    A strange incident occurred on July 6 when a wedge-tailed eagle mistook a young boy for lunch, according to reports. Viewers watching the Eagle Encounter show... Read more

  • Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (R) addresses party supporters as his family listen from his side during a rally in Sydney on July 3, 2016, following a general election. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

    Australia’s Tight Election Result May Create Hung Parliament

    CANBERRA, Australia—Australia’s era of political chaos continued on Saturday, with a general election failing to deliver an immediate victor and raising the prospect of a... Read more

  • The Sydney Outback Experience cruise on the Hawkesbury River. (Courtesy of Sydney Outback)

    A Day in the Sydney Outback

    As Australia continues on its reconciliation journey, with May 27-June 3 marking National Reconciliation Week 2016, I felt encouraged to seek a more personal experience... Read more

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