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Wednesday, December 02, 2020



Australia: Melbourne enters tough new lockdown and curfew

August 03, 2020 1:56 pm

Residents of the eastern Australian city are now subject to a "stage 4" lockdown due to a surge in coronavirus cases. The premier of Victoria state has compared the situation with recent devastating bushfires.

Bushfire Bash shifted out of Sydney to Melbourne, Shane Warne opts out

February 06, 2020 4:42 pm

The Bushfire Bash has been shifted from the SCG because of forecast of torrential rain and will now be played in Melbourne on Sunday.

Former Premier League stars headline wildfire recovery match

January 28, 2020 12:56 pm

Several Australian `Socceroos' will also participate, including former Manchester United and Chelsea goalkeeper Mark Bosnich, John Aloisi and recently retired captain Mark Milligan.

Watch: Australians prank foreign reporter into wearing protective gear to carry koala

January 14, 2020 4:23 pm

ITV News Asia correspondent Debi Edward, who was at Kangaroo Island to cover the aftermath of the bushfires, was tricked into wearing protective boots, armour, and goggles to handle a calm koala.

Dalila Jakupovic retires from Australian Open qualifying after coughing fit

January 14, 2020 3:31 pm

Slovenia's Dalila Jakupovic was leading Stefanie Vogele at Melbourne Park when she slumped to her knees at the back of the blue hardcourt suffering breathing difficulties because of the bushfire smoke.

No home for koalas

January 14, 2020 10:42 am

Much-loved and misunderstood — Australia’s bush fires have left them with a tough struggle for survival

Sydney Opera House illuminates sails with images of Australian firefighters battling bushfires

January 13, 2020 6:35 pm

The tribute on January 11 featured images taken by the photographers on the ground and focussed on moments of solidarity and hope as volunteers and firefighters worked to restrict the impact of the bushfires. 

Ricky Ponting, Shane Warne come out of retirement for charity match to help Bushfire victims

January 12, 2020 12:45 pm

Cricketing greats Ricky Ponting, Shane Warne will come out of retirement for a charity game featuring Australia's former superstar cricketers.

F1 champion Lewis Hamilton donates $500,000 to Australian wildlife rescue

January 10, 2020 10:34 am

Lewis Hamilton urged his 14 million followers on Instagram, and 5.6 million on Twitter, to "join me in thinking about the impact we are having on our planet".

Shane Warne's 'baggy green' cap sale raises A$1m for bushfire victims

January 10, 2020 9:41 pm

The auction attracted global interest and the price eclipsed the A$425,000 achieved by the late Don Bradman's baggy green when it was sold in 2003.