Bird songs bump stars off Australian music chart

An album made up entirely of the tweets and squawks of endangered Australian birds has debuted in the top five of the country’s Aria music charts. Songs of Disappearance is surpassing the likes of Abba and The Weeknd – not to mention Christmas favourites Michael BublĂ© and Mariah Carey. Created by BirdLife Australia, the albumContinue reading “Bird songs bump stars off Australian music chart”

Australian boy, 3, rescued after four days lost in bush

A three-year-old boy who went missing in the Australian bush four days ago has been found safe after a search.Anthony “AJ” Elfalak was spotted by police helicopters on Monday, drinking water from a creek on his family’s property in rural New South Wales. The little boy, who has autism and doesn’t speak, had been lastContinue reading “Australian boy, 3, rescued after four days lost in bush”

Why this Australian girl has cleaned graves for eight years

Australian girl Tj Kleeman was four when she moved with her family into a house next to a cemetery. Scared of ghosts, she began cleaning graves to overcome her fear. Eight years on, Tj is still cleaning graves – but for a very different reason.