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People attend the burial ceremony for the victims of the mosque attacks, at the Memorial Park Cemetery in Christchurch on March 20.

4chan, 8chan, and LiveLeak blocked by Australian internet providers for hosting the livestream of New Zealand mosque shootings

Platforms including 4chan, 8chan, and LiveLeak hosted footage of the New Zealand mosque attacks that killed 50 people last week.
Milo Yiannopoulos speaks during an event hosted by senator David Leyonhjelm at Parliament House on December 5, 2017 in Canberra, Australia.

Australia officially bans Milo Yiannopoulos after he made ‘appalling’ comments about Islam following Christchurch shooting

The far-right personality used the shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand, as an opportunity to attack Islam as "barbaric" and "alien".
There are many Aldi locations in Australia and other parts of the world.

Here’s what it’s like to go shopping at budget-friendly grocery chain Aldi in Australia

The low-cost chain grocery store Aldi has locations in Australia. From prices to the overall experience, here's what it's like to shop at one of them.
Milo Yiannopoulos in Australia.

Milo Yiannopoulos has officially been banned from Australia after a cancelled tour and a string of controversies

Australian media says Yiannopoulos was banned by government officials, who made the call on the basis of his character.
There's a snake in her shoe.

A woman discovered an Australian python had slipped into her shoe and traveled 9,000 miles with her

The Australian python, which is not venomous, was safely removed and quarantined.
The Bramble cay melomys weighed less than an avocado and dined on plants and possibly the occasional turtle egg.

Meet the first species to go extinct because of climate change — it was tiny, cute, and fluffy

The Australian government officially declared the Bramble cay melomys extinct. It's arguably the first animal to go extinct due to climate change.
One of 5 emojis which can be added to the end of the official Queensland number plate from March 1, 2019.

Australia is letting people use emojis as an official part of their car license plates

People in Queensland, Australia, can only choose the emojis "laughing out loud," "winking face," "cool sunglasses," "heart eyes," and "smiley face."
Beijing Olympic supporters holding Chinese flags are seen near the Australian War Memorial on April 24, 2008 in Canberra. Australian police tussled with Chinese torch escorts as the Olympic flame was run through Canberra to noisy demonstrations by thousands of Chinese supporters and rival pro-Tibet protesters. Several people were arrested on the sidelines while centre-stage Australian police and the blue-and-white tracksuit-clad Chinese escorts physically played out a long running dispute over who was in charge of security. Pro-Chinese protesters were bused in from around the nation in a highly organised display backed by local Chinese businessmen.

Australia is blocking a billionaire political donor from returning to the country over long-held fears he may be a Chinese influence agent

Australia has rejected the citizenship application of a Chinese billionaire and canceled his visa on suspicion of being a Chinese influence agent.

Police reportedly evacuate Brisbane airport after man brandishes knife and threatens a bomb

The Courier-Mail says police took into custody a man at a Brisbane airport who "claimed to be carrying a bomb."
Notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar has a restaurant making burgers in his name.

An Australian restaurant called ‘Pablo’s Escoburgers’ has defended serving its main dish with a line of white powder and a rolled up...

The restaurant's main menu item, "The Patron," is served with "double patty, candied bacon, cartel secret sauce, and a few other surprises."