Australia launches anti-terror raids over plot to kill

BBC News 17 September 2014

Australian police have carried out major anti-terror raids triggered by a call from a senior Islamic State militant for “demonstration killings”, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says.

The raids, involving at least 800 heavily-armed officers, took place in Brisbane and Sydney.

Fifteen people were arrested and one person charged with […]

Queensland floods: but at least the ‘endangered’ Mary River cod is safe, eh?

James Delingpole Telegraph [UK] 11th January 2011

This is a guest post from one of our regular commenters, Memory Vault. He’s understandably upset about the Australian floods, which may have claimed more than 70 lives. But what really upsets him is that this disaster could have been prevented. He blames green campaigners so wedded to […]