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TAKE ACTION: I'M Standing With Indigenous Australians
Offbeat  (tags: australia, indigenous people )

Dogan
- 15 days ago - act.oxfam.org
- Fixing the broken justice system: set targets to reduce soaring incarceration rate - Adequate resourcing for Indigenous organisations and peak bodies including National Congress and Aboriginal Legal services
Australia's Youth Justice Scandal Stirs Race Controversy
Offbeat  (tags: Scandal, Youth Justice, Race Controversy, Australia )

Ray
- 18 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Hooded and half-naked, 17-year-old Dylan Voller, a white boy, is shackled to a mechanical restraint chair by guards at a prison in Alice Springs, his wrists bound by straps, along with his ankles and neck.
Indigenous Dads Respond to 'Racist' Cartoon in Australia
Offbeat  (tags: Indigenous dads, racist' cartoon, Australia )

Ray
- 18 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Australian Aboriginal fathers have responded to a controversial cartoon by sharing family photos on social media.
Eagle Tries to Carry Off Australian Boy
Offbeat  (tags: Eagle, Australia, Wildlife Show, Alice Springs Desert Park )

Derek
- 47 days ago - bbc.in
A wedge tailed eagle tried to fly away with a terrified boy at a popular wildlife show in central Australia.A crowd of stunned onlookers watched the enormous bird latch its talons on to the screaming boys head during a show at Alice Springs Desert Park.
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Offbeat  (tags: Tasmanian Tiger, protected, Tasmania, Hobart, zoo, Australia )

Scooby
- 49 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
It was 80 years ago today that TasmaniaâEUR(TM)s governor declared the Thylacine, commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger, was to become a protected species - following mass killings of their species
Bedbugs Are Getting Harder to Kill, and Researchers May Have Figured Out Why
Offbeat  (tags: bedbugs, AUSTRALIA, scientists, RESEARCHERS, animals, environment, humans, pictures )

Lone
- 135 days ago - news.nationalpost.com
Australian bedbug scientists âEUR" yes, there is such a thing âEUR" have found a possible reason for why bedbugs are suddenly winning the war on humans: tougher shells.
The Man Who Culls Wallabies By the Thousand
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Wallabies, Australia )

Ray
- 144 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Last year, 83,000 wallabies were culled on Australia's King Island, and 30,000 were shot by a single man, writes Paul Carter.
Did Cook Discover or Invade Australia?
Offbeat  (tags: British Settles, Capt Cook, Australia )

Ray
- 149 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A top Australian university has sparked controversy by encouraging students to use the terms "invade" and "occupy" to refer to the arrival of British settlers.
Tumbleweed Invades Australian Town   video
Offbeat  (tags: tumbleweed, Hairy Panic, Australia )

Dandelion
- 190 days ago - youtube.com
All I can say is I'm glad I don't have to take care of this.
PETA Say Legendary Racehorse Black Caviar Is Being Used as a âEUR(TM)Breeding MachineâEUR(TM) By Greedy Owners
Offbeat  (tags: Black caviar, racehorse, breeding, Australia )

Scooby
- 197 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Black Caviar âEUR" AustraliaâEUR(TM)s fastest horse in history âEUR" is expecting her third foal since retiring from the track three years ago.
Australia Is Accused of 'Airbrushing' History as It Bars British Families From Centenary Commemoration of WWI Battle
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, history, war, British, memorials )

Scooby
- 203 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Australia has been criticised for the banning families of fallen British soldiers from the First World War Battle of Fromelles centenary commemorations.
Some Sicko Deliberately Ran Over and Killed 17 Kangaroos
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, kangaroos, killed, Australia, sad news )

Scooby
- 209 days ago - metro.co.uk
The animal carcasses were found scattered across a 300ft stretch in the eastern city of Brisbane on Monday, said Michael Beatty, a spokesman for the RSPCA in Queensland state.
Killing Dogs in Greyhound Racing Is a Prime Welfare Issue. Here's How to Stop It
Offbeat  (tags: greyhounds, racing, australia, horses, shot, nsw, animals, dogs )

Scooby
- 213 days ago - theguardian.com
As any pet owner knows, ending an animalâEUR(TM)s life prematurely is tragic, but it need not be cruel. In Australia each year around 15,000 horses are shot, and the same number of greyhounds are euthanised because their racing careers are over.
State Leaders Sign a Document on the Eve of Australia Day Calling for the Queen to Be Axed as Head of State
Offbeat  (tags: Australia, British, Hm the Queen, head, state, UK )

Scooby
- 216 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Almost all state and territory leaders have joined forces to call for an Australian head of state in a declaration hatched by the Australian Republican Movement.
Taxpayer Funds Reportedly Used for Secret Primate Experiments in Sydney Labs
Offbeat  (tags: Monkeys, NSW, Sydney, Australia, animal experiments )

Scooby
- 217 days ago - theguardian.com
Sydney hospitals and universities are conducting secret medical experiments on hundreds of primates, according to media reports.
 

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