10,000+ pages of declassified Australian UFO documents

The National Archives of Australia holds a number of records relating to unidentified flying objects (UFOs), flying saucers and other unidentified aerial sightings. Most of these records date from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, when public interest in UFOs was high and many sightings were reported to Commonwealth authorities. There was no specific government agency

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Australian science prepares for pandemic

Australian researchers are joining forces with scientists overseas to prepare for the next human pandemic. A new SARS-like virus has emerged in the Middle East and killed 45 people, and in China a new strain of bird flu is killing people instead of chickens. CSIRO Biosecurity Flagship Director Gary Fitt will tell Australia’s leading biosecurity

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Ministers involved in shredding of ‘Heiner Affair’ papers may be guilty of criminal offence

25 years after allegations of sexual abuse at the John Oxley Youth Detention Centre in the 1980s, Commissioner Tim Carmody, QC, has delivered his final reports on the long-going investigation into the shredding of documents by the Goss Government in 1990. Although the reports found no grounds for cover-up, Queensland Attorney General, Jarrod Bleijie (pictured above)

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