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Footballer David Pocock moves from protest to lead


TWO MONTHS after retiring from rugby, celebrated former Wallaby David Pocock has taken his first formal role in climate activism by joining the board of an anti-fossil fuel activist group, the Lock the Gate alliance. The appointment will spur conjecture Mr Pocock is eyeing a future political career — which he

Just in case you think you’re old!

JEANNE LOUISE CALMENT had the longest confirmed human lifespan on record: 122 years and 164 days. It seems that fate strongly approved of the way Madame Calment lived her life. She was born in Arles, France, on February 21, 1875. When the Eiffel Tower was built, she was 14 years old. It was at this

Australia Remastered with Aaron Pedersen, ABC IVIEW

WANT TO LEARN more about Australia's unique and amazing wildlife living naturally  in our ecosystems? Australia Remastered, now on ABC and iview, offers priceless documentary footage of Australia’s extraordinary native animals, their life and times with new understandings as they come under increasing threat. From 50 years of footage in the ABC natural

Koalas over Barilaro any day


NSW PREMIER GLADYS Berejiklian will stand her ground and refuse the Nationals’ demands for an urgent cabinet meeting to debate planning policy relating to koalas. Her stance is likely to infuriate the junior Coalition partner, which has threatened to boycott a joint party room meeting next week ahead of a parliamentary

US politics also leaves us speechless.


Fortunately, late night satirists don’t have that problem, as shown in this Guardian report. By Adrian Horton, The Guardian. Trevor Noah AS THE POLITICAL fallout from the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg continued to roil Washington, Democrats “still held a shred of hope that they could persuade four moderate GOP senators to show some integrity