Start A Petition


11 Things Americans Get Wrong About Australia
World  (tags: Australia, popular myths, society, Society and Culture, world )

- 1782 days ago -
Fosters is not Australian for beer, forget the "shrimp" on the barbie...but the dingo really did eat the baby.
Tasmania Extends Ban on GM Crops Indefinitely
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Good news GMOS, australia )

- 1789 days ago -
In a victory for the GMO Free movement in Australia the Tasmanian Government announced Thursday that it has extended the state's ban on genetically modified crops and animals indefinitely.
Global Petition - Don't Invest in Great Barrier Reef Destruction in Australia - Via Sum Of Us
World  (tags: World, Environment, Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Aquatic Animals, Coal Industry, Corporate Greed, Killing, Eco-system, Ethics, petition to sign )

- 1814 days ago -
Sign to say that building a coal port on the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef is simply unacceptable. The project would dredge and dump 13 million tons of the seabed in the Marine Park area killing this pristine environment in Australia.
PETITION - Close Australia's Inhumane Refugee Detention Centres
World  (tags: australia, refugees, government, ethics )

- 1829 days ago -
Target: Australian Immigration Minister Brendan O'Connor -- Goal: Close the hellish refugee detention center in Nauru. There are currently almost 400 people living in the Nauru 'prison'. To hold these refugees in extended limbo is downright monstrous...
PETITION - End Inhumane Treatment of Refugees in Australia NOW!
World  (tags: world, australia, refugees, ethics, HUMAN RIGHTS! )

- 1831 days ago -
PARLIAMENT: Your petitioners believe that current practices of mandatory and indefinite detention of asylum seekers are harmful, ineffective and unnecessarily costly, and are inconsistent with human rights and Australia's own professed immigration values.
Faith Inspires Woman to Raise Awareness Against Human Trafficking
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Australia, raising awareness for human trafficking )

- 1863 days ago -
Jade Manning doesn't consider herself a runner. But when given the opportunity to bring awareness to a treacherous subject on the front section of the local newspaper, she laced up her cross-trainers and hit the ground running.
'Lost World' Discovered in Remote Australia
World  (tags: Australia, discovery, vertebrate species, isolated, millions of years, scientists, new, "lost world" )

- 1867 days ago -
An expedition to a remote part of northern Australia has uncovered three new vertebrate species isolated for millions of years, with scientists Monday calling the area a "lost world".
PETITION - Sign Now to Call for Equal Marriage Laws Across Australia - Abbott: "I Will Do Everything I Can to Stop GLBT Marriage
World  (tags: Australia, LGBT marriage, Obstructionist, Rabid Catholic PM, Human Rights, Freedoms, Ethics? )

- 1887 days ago -
TO PRIME MINISTER ABBOTT AND AUSTRALIAN POLITICIANS: Please support laws that will give ALL Australians the freedom to marry. Support full marriage equality at federal, state, and territory level. Don't try to stop it with new laws or legal challenges.
Australia MPs Decide Status of An Unborn Baby
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Australia, MP's decide status of un born baby )

- 1905 days ago -
The controversial "Zoe's law" bill has sparked a heated and emotional debate in New South Wales parliament as MPs weigh up changes that would allow people to be charged with hurting an unborn baby. The bill, which is being put to
Australian Billionaire: Rupert Murdoch Discovered Wife Wendi Deng Was a Chinese Spy So He 'Got Rid of Her'
World  (tags: Australia, Ruport Murdoch, Wendy Deng, Clive Palmer, spy, government, politics, news, interesting )

- 1922 days ago -
Flamboyant Australian billionaire Clive Palmer on Thursday said he plans to sue Rupert Murdoch over unflattering allegations and claimed the media mogul's estranged wife is a Chinese spy.
WikiLeaks Party in Crisis Over Lack of Transparency and Support for Far-Right Politicians
World  (tags: Australia, Julian Assange, Wikileaks Party, elections, ethics, politics, world, corruption, news, society )

- 1936 days ago -
The fledgling party is in crisis after its number two candidate for the Australian Senate behind Assange, ethicist Leslie Cannold, said she was disillusioned with its lack of transparency and accountability and quit Wednesday.
Tell Australia to Protect LGBT Asylum Seekers NOW! ACTION
World  (tags: humanrights, Australia, LGBT, freedoms, ethics, asylum seekers )

- 1946 days ago -
The Prime Minister of Australia has just guaranteed that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) refugees, who arrive by boat, will be sent to Papua New Guinea - where being gay could get you 14 years in jail.
What Will Happen to Gay Asylum Seekers in Papua New Guinea?
World  (tags: Australia, human rights, refugees, LGBT, society, government, world, politics, ethics )

- 1947 days ago -
Papua New Guinea criminalises homosexuality with imprisonment for up to 14 years. Where will this leave refugees persecuted for their identity?
'PNG Solution' Places LGBTI Asylum Seekers in Limbo
World  (tags: PNG Solution, Australia, human rights, refugees, LGBT, ethics, government, society, world, politics, news )

- 1947 days ago -
The 'PNG Solution,' as it has been dubbed, comes as reports emerge that gay asylum seekers currently held in detention centres on the Australian mainland are being withheld copies of LGBTI media, including the Star Observer.
Treatment of Asylum Seekers Proves We'Ve Lost Our Moral Compass
World  (tags: Human rights, Australia, refugees, government, politics, ethics, death, world, news, society, humans, freedoms, crime )

- 1947 days ago -
Such times. Such dark, dispiriting times. In its indifference to the sensibilities of conscience, Australia has slipped its moorings. We are drifting into the lower latitudes.

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: World

Most Active Stories Today in World tagged with australia

top story finders in World

1. Jeri L 7 popular stories

2. Paulo Reeson 7 popular stories

3. Pat B 7 popular stories

4. Cher C 7 popular stories

5. JL A 7 popular stories

6. Animae C 7 popular stories

7. Lisa M 6 popular stories

8. TOM T 6 popular stories

9. Laura H 6 popular stories

10. Mary T 6 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!

New to Care2? Start Here.