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Australia Travel – Guide to the Best of Tasmania

December 21, 2019 6:08 am0 comments
Australia Travel – Guide to the Best of Tasmania

Tasmania’s capital, Hobart, inhabits a beautiful setting and makes an excellent base for exploring the rest of the island. Hobart Australia’s second oldest city combines a lively cultural scene with its rich colonial history, all set to the stunning backgrop of the coast and Mount Wellington. The buildings of Salamanca […]

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Why Edward VIII gave up throne for Mrs Simpson in Britain

October 27, 2019 11:00 pm0 comments
Why Edward VIII gave up throne for Mrs Simpson in Britain

Edward VIII became King of Great Britain on 20 January 1936 when his father George V died. He was determined to marry his mistress, Mrs Wallis Simpson, and told Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin on 16 November. Baldwin was horrified. Mrs Simpson was a commoner, an American and she was divorcing […]

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The Ecology of Shark Bay in Australia

November 9, 2018 11:55 pm0 comments
The Ecology of Shark Bay in Australia

An Australian icon, Shark Bay continues to attract and inspire thousands of people each year. Tucked away on Australia‚Äôs most westerly point, it is a remote oasis within the vast red continent. The main attraction has been and still remains the bizarre behaviour of the Monkey Mia dolphins that have […]

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Australian Apex Court Hearing Legal Challenges On Same-Sex Marriage

September 4, 2017 11:09 pm0 comments
Australian Apex Court Hearing Legal Challenges On Same-Sex Marriage

Australia’s law needs a change to accommodate same-sex marriage, but ahead of the final dong the government wants to hold a non-binding postal survey to accumulate support so that a bill can be tabled in the Parliament later in 2017. Meanwhile, apex court of the country has started hearing legal […]

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British Backpacker Shares Story Of Being Kidnapped By Friend In Australia

December 12, 2016 11:22 pm0 comments
British Backpacker Shares Story Of Being Kidnapped By Friend In Australia

British backpacker Mary Kate Heys recalls her story when she was kidnapped, as claimed by her earlier, in Queensland, Australia by a Swedish backpacker with whom she befriended in the hostel during her two weeks visit to the Sunshine Coast. Both the new friends agreed going on an adventure that […]

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Australia To Organize ‘R U OK’ Day Tomorrow To Prevent Suicide

September 7, 2016 11:55 pm0 comments
Australia To Organize ‘R U OK’ Day Tomorrow To Prevent Suicide

The ‘R U OK’ suicide prevention charity in Australia will be organizing a “R U OK? Day” nationwide tomorrow with an event in Sydney’s Bondi to encourage friends and people to ask the simple question as are you okay to anyone who might be struggling. Australian Federal Health Minister Sussan […]

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