The Royal Australian Mint has started Australia's first coin hunting contest. They are hoping Australians will try to collect three special coins that could allow them to win a prize.
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A pair of male penguins have hatched a chick at Sydney's Sea Life Aquarium. Aquarium workers report that the couple are taking wonderful care of the young chick.
After a week of challenges and sudden changes, Australia has a new prime minister. Malcolm Turnbull has been replaced by Scott Morrison.
Usain Bolt is the world's fastest man. No one has run 100 meters faster than him. But in 2017, he gave up running. Now Bolt is taking up soccer (football).
Jurgen Otto is known as the Peacock Spider Man. He drives hours and hours to find amazing, tiny spiders so he can take pictures and movies of them for science.
A group in Australia working to protect animals has completed the world’s largest cat-proof fence. Next, the group will bring back animals that lived in the area long ago.
Police thought there might be a bomb in a bag someone had left at the Adelaide Airport. But instead of a bomb, they found a bunny.
Scientists in Australia have shown that bees seem to understand the idea of zero. Up until now only a few animals with larger brains have shown this skill.
Tourists in Australia are being warned not to feed the kangaroos. Not only is human food bad for the kangaroos, it is also causing the kangaroos to attack humans.
Scientists at Curtin University in Australia say that the world's oldest known spider has died. The trapdoor spider, known as "Number 16", was 43 years old.