Australia

Australia Prevented Plane Terror Plot

According to News.com.au, four men were arrested on Saturday night when heavily armed counter-terrorism officers raided four Sydney properties over an alleged plot to blow up an aircraft. PM Turnbull said increased security measures have been placed on all Australian airports. Australian Federal

Tesla To Build World’s Largest Energy Storage in Australia

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that his company is building the world's largest lithium-ion battery in Australia to store energy from the wind farms. According to Musk, the 129-megawatt battery will be able to store energy generated by the wind power plant

Katy Perry Under Fire For ‘Inappropriate’ Koala Ad

The 32-year-old American singer teamed up with Australian Myer department store to promote her next year's Witness tour. In the original video clip published on YouTube, Katy Perry announces that if fans go into a draw they can win one of

Don’t try this at home: Bio-hacker implanted chip into hand to for pay public transport easier

A Sydney man had the chip from an Opal card inserted into his hand and is now tapping on using the technology that is implanted underneath his skin, according to ABC News. Bio-hacker Meow-Ludo Disco Gamma Meow-Meow, his legal name, had the

Australia suspends air strikes in Syria after U.S. downing of Syrian jet

"As a precautionary measure, Australian Defence Force (ADF) strike operations into Syria have temporarily ceased," Australia's Department of Defence said in a statement, according to Reuters. Russia said on Monday it would treat U.S.-led coalition aircraft flying west of the River

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull Mocks Donald Trump In Leaked Video

Nine News Australia obtained the footage of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at Wednesday night’s Midwinter Ball, an annual event attended by politicians, journalists and other power brokers, according to Huffington Post. The event was supposed to be off the record, HuffPost Australia

Sugary drinks being phased out of New South Wales health facilities in bid to curb obesity rates

NSW Health said healthier options would be offered, as drinks with no nutritional value — mainly fizzy drinks — will be gone by December, according to abc.net.au. The move is part of a wider strategy aimed at staff. NSW Health chief health officer

Australian man ‘stunned’ after shark jumps into boat

Terry Selwood, 73, had dropped a line at his "usual spot" at Evans Head in New South Wales when the animal launched itself out of the water, according to the BBC. He said the 2.7m (8.8ft) shark landed in the boat, which

Paramedic diagnoses own heart attack, drives ambulance to hospital

A paramedic in rural Australia is recovering after having diagnosed his own heart attack and driven himself to hospital, according to The Guardian. David Watson, 52, was warming up for a workout in the small town of Casterton, western Victoria, when he

A 12-Year-Old Boy Drove About 1300 Kilometres Before He Was Pulled Over

A 12-year-old Australian boy has been arrested in an isolated mining town after driving 1300km (about 800 miles) from his home on the New South Wales mid north coast, according to BuzzFeed. The boy had made it about a third of the