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Scott Morrison has braved sweltering conditions at the Hawkesbury RFS control centre, as he thanked the state's firefighters. The centre's air conditioning system broke down just minutes into the PM's visit. "It's getting very hot in here," he told the firefighters....
Sacked Wallabies player Israel Folau says he'll be donating the full value of his legal settlement with Rugby Australia to his father's church. "I'm giving back to the Lord." Folau told reporters today. "I'll be putting a cheque on the...
Australian students are defending their poor results in global tests, after failing for the first time to exceed the OECD average in maths. "Yeah I know MAFS," says one student. "It's one of my favorite reality TV shows. Love Island...
Humble hero Ash Barty is causing headaches for satire writers around the country. The world number 1 tennis player was again flawless on the court last night, winning the WTA final 6-4 6-3. "She won $6.4 million last night and yet...
Woolworths has announced a planned increase to its human resources department following revelations that almost 6000 of the company's staff have been underpaid. "Obviously our 350-person HR department here at Woolworths HQ has dropped the ball," says Woolies CEO Mike...
The nation which invented Rugby in 1823 has finally shown that it may actually know how to play the game at this year's World Cup in Japan. On Saturday, the English Rugby team is making an unlikely appearance in the...
Gym chain Fitness First has announced its trialing toilet bowls next to treadmills in a bid to appeal to growing numbers of poo joggers. "Not all poo joggers want to train outside," says Fitness First CEO Tim Casey. "So we're...
Climate activist Greta Thunberg has been photographed allegedly disposing of a plastic bottle in a paper recycling bin, in her home town of Stockholm, Sweden. The above photo was shared with DBT by an Australian man who claims to have...
Australia's supermarket giants are once again turning their back on the environment, instead releasing plastic toys for children. "The environment is important," says Woolworths spokesperson Lyle Marsh. "But we believe the more pressing concern is a shortage of things for...
Single-use plastic bags were banned by Australian supermarkets last year, but now Coles has decided to bring them back, as collectables. “The miniature single-use bag is a new edition to our ‘Little Shop 2’ collectable range,” says Coles spokesperson James...

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