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Camille Van Puymbroeck is a Belgian freelance journalist with a big interest in anything lifestyle and ecology-related. Nothing makes her more happy than visiting a former Soviet building, overgrown by nature, equipped with a camera and a coffee. Not without an Italian meal afterwards, of course. Her work has previously been published in Metro, Sabato Magazine and Culinaire Ambiance.

29 November 2023

Grandmother fined over €1,800 for not having an import permit for her chicken sandwich

A New Zealand woman was fined no less than 3,300 New Zealand dollars (1,850 euros) for a chicken sandwich she forgot about when passing border control […]
23 November 2023

World’s tallest timber skyscraper to be built in Australia

A massive project is underway in Western Australia, as the world’s tallest wooden skyscraper is set to be constructed in Perth, as the city’s Metro Inner-South […]
20 November 2023

Australian startup develops world’s first hydrogen-powered eVTOL aircraft

Australian aerospace startup AMSL Aero (AMSL) has been awarded a grant of 5.43 million Australian dollars (3.25 million euros) by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), […]
7 November 2023

Woman arrested at Australian airport after runway incursion

An arrest has been made at Canberra Airport in Australia after a would-be passenger ran past security and onto the airside tarmac before trying to board […]
23 October 2023

Australia’s most famous attraction just turned 50

On 20 October,1973, Queen Elizabeth II officially inaugurated the Sydney Opera House, 16 years after Danish architect Jørn Utzon had won an international design competition, being […]
4 September 2023

Qantas could face “hundreds of millions” in fines if found guilty of selling canceled-flights tickets

In a bid to send a strong message to corporations, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is seeking to impose “hundreds of millions” of dollars […]
31 August 2023

Myths, facts and a closer look at Melbourne’s Greek diaspora

An oft-quoted thing about Australian multiculturalism is that Melbourne has the third-biggest Greek-speaking population after Athens and Thessaloniki. If true, it would be quite a claim. […]
15 August 2023

Australian surfers rescued after 38 hours missing at sea

Four young Australian surfers have been found alive after 38 hours of desperate search in Indonesian seas. The Australians were among seven people missing from a […]
7 August 2023

Tiktok user shares ‘nightmare’ experience of being trapped in cable car for hours

An Australian backpacker who got stuck in one of the world’s highest cable cars shared a Tiktok video showing the ordeal. The three-minute video has now […]
1 August 2023

Entire pilot whale pod dies despite rescue efforts in Australia

An entire pod of pilot whales has died on the coast of Western Australia after repeatedly beaching themselves. Experts and volunteers spent nearly two days attempting […]
12 June 2023

Qantas to allow makeup, long hair and flat shoes for all employees regardless of gender

Qantas has announced a series of policy updates aimed at fostering inclusion and diversity among its crew members. Employees will be allowed to wear shoes without […]
23 May 2023

Qantas launches ‘Neighbor Free’ option to keep adjacent seat empty during flights

Australian airline Qantas has announced a new option for its passengers as they will now be able to book adjacent seats on the plane to expand […]
17 May 2023

Australia to update working holiday visa scheme for British citizens

In December 2021 Australia and the UK signed a Free Trade agreement which foresaw, among others, updating the working holiday visa scheme between the two countries. […]
10 March 2023

Australian researchers might have found a solution to recycle solar panels

Solar panels are made up of several materials, including glass, metal, and plastic. While recycling solar panels is possible, it can be challenging due to the […]
28 February 2023

Qantas reveals new-look luxury cabins for record 19-hour flights

If you’ve ever wondered, perhaps with horror, about what a record-breaking 19-hour long-haul flight would be like, Qantas is offering a preview, and it’s not what […]
7 February 2023

Scientists in Australia produce hydrogen from sea water

An international team of scientists in Australia may held the promising answer for clean energy by devising a unique method to split sea water to produce […]