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Sydney Opera House lit with poppies for Remembrance Day

11 Nov 2020

SYDNEY Poppies illuminated the sails of the Sydney Opera House at dawn on Wednesday as Australia marked the 102nd anniversary of Remembrance Day. | Video

Diviner inspiration: Australian artist sizes up silos for huge murals

06 Nov 2020

BARRABA, Australia When Fintan Magee was asked to paint a mural on a trio of 40-metre high grain silos in the small Australian town of Barraba, he decided against an archetypal image of sheep and cattle. | Video

Frustrated Australian climate activist juggles school and a lawsuit

29 Sep 2020

SYDNEY Australian school student Ambrose Hayes, 15, rode on a protest barge in Sydney Harbour on Friday holding a huge yellow banner demanding "No Gas" as part of a global climate rally calling for greater action from world leaders. | Video

Frustrated Australian climate activist juggles school and a lawsuit

25 Sep 2020

SYDNEY Australian school student Ambrose Hayes, 15, should be at home studying but instead he is in court trying to protect his future from climate change.

Recently devastated by bushfires, migrating whales help revive some Australian towns

16 Sep 2020

EDEN, Australia Devastated by recent bushfires, parts of Australia's east coast where tourists can see migrating humpback whales are seeing an unexpected surge in demand as people venture to lesser known destinations closer to home during the coronavirus pandemic. | Video

Australian anti-aircraft gunner recounts WW2 bombing of Darwin

13 Aug 2020

SYDNEY Lindsay Dufty remembers seeing the pilots' faces as Japanese bombers descended on Darwin in February 1942, the first ever enemy attack over Australian soil.

Surf's up: Australia's Bondi partly reopens as coronavirus curbs eased

28 Apr 2020

SYDNEY On a cool but sunny autumn morning, dozens of surfers lined up in anticipation and, as the metal barricades were moved aside, raced down the beach for their first authorised encounter in weeks with Australia's most famous shoreline. | Video

No visitors at Australian zoo, but animals train for when lockdown ends

20 Apr 2020

SYDNEY There are no visitors at Australia's biggest zoo due to the coronavirus restrictions, but training and feeding times must keep to schedule, keepers say, particularly for animals that perform in live shows like sea lions and birds of prey.

Australian nude drawing classes move online amid coronavirus

17 Apr 2020

SYDNEY Australian life model Leigh Pitchford casually poses with a towel partly draped over his naked body, ready to be sketched by a group of art students in Sydney.

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