Black War

George Rehder

Black War Part of the Australian frontier wars An 1838 painting by Benjamin Duterrau of a Tasmanian Aboriginal throwing a spear Date mid-1820s–1832 Location Tasmania Result British control of Tasmania Belligerents British Empire Indigenous Australians Casualties and losses Dead: 219 Wounded: 218 Total: 437 600–900 dead The Black War was […]

What Australians really think about religion

George Rehder

By Annabel Crabb Copied, edited & compiled by JD Schildmann 06/11/2019 Updated 55 minutes ago Wed 6 Nov 2019, 3:00am Australians firmly believe that religious people are subjected to discrimination in this country. But all the same, we’d rather the godly kept their views to themselves. Seventy-one per cent of […]

Climate emergency declared by 11,000 scientists worldwide who warn of ‘catastrophic threat’ to humanity

George Rehder

By national science, technology and environment reporter Michael Slezak Copied, edited & compiled by JD Schildmann 06/11/2019 Posted 29 minutes agoWed 6 Nov 2019, 2:47am More than 11,000 scientists around the world have signed a scientific paper declaring a climate emergency, backing protesters across the world demanding action. Key points: […]

Chernobyl disaster

George Rehder

This article is about the Nuclear disaster. For the 2019 miniseries, see Chernobyl (miniseries). 1986 nuclear accident Chernobyl disaster Reactors No. 4 and No. 3 after the disaster Date 26 April 1986; 33 years ago (1986-04-26) Time 01:23:40 MSD (UTC+04:00) Location Chernobyl nuclear power plant, Pripyat, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union Type Nuclear and radiation […]

How Symmie survived

George Rehder

copied & compiled by JD Schildmann One of the rarest medical conditions on the planet is just part of a life spent fighting against the odds. By Briana Shepherd Updated 30 Oct 2019, 5:05am Published 30 Oct 2019, 3:03am There is no one else in Australia like Symerien and only […]

Australian Mines

George Rehder

Australia is synonymous with gem quality opal and the Coober Ped Area is where it’s most prevalent. Coober Pedy is a town in northern South Australia, 846 kilometres north of Adelaide on the Stuart Highway. The town is sometimes referred to as the “opal capital of the world” because of […]

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