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Paralyzed Patients Regain the Use of Their Hands Thanks to Breakthrough Nerve Surgery in Australia

New surgical techniques have restored hand fuction for 13 quadriplegics, thanks to an Australian doctor that can relocate nerves.

Watch Breathtaking Moment When Dolphins and Australian Surfers Catch a Wave Together

This group of surfers was treated to a stunning sight last week after they were joined by some unlikely companions. This breathtaking drone footage captures...

Australia is Creating Renewable Energy Faster Than Other Countries and They’re Planting 1 Billion Trees to Boot

With every passing year, Australia is reportedly adding more renewable energy per person than any other country in the world.

Student-Designed Electric Car Breaks World Record by Crossing Australia in 6 Days Using Only $50 of Power

A team of college students has just broken the Guinness World Record for using the lowest amount of energy to cross Australia in an electric car.

Australia Slashes Plastic Bag Use By 80% in Just 3 Months, Thanks to Two Grocery Stores

Though it was originally hailed as a controversial ban, the initiative has resulted in an 80% drop in plastic bag consumption across the nation.

Inexpensive New ‘Virtual Fence’ Dramatically Reduces Rates of Road Kill in Australia

This may be one of the most promising initiatives to prevent animals from being harmed by highway traffic and passing cars.

Tesla’s Record-Breaking Mega Battery, Installed on a Bet, Saves Australia $40 Million in Its First Year

The record-breaking power reserve has brought down the cost of maintenance services by 75% over the course of its first year.

Watch Two Australian Police Officers Rescue Drowning Kangaroo Because ‘Every Life is Worth Saving’

Not all heroes wear capes – but according to the footage of these two rescuers diving into the ocean last weekend, they might wear police badges.

Popcorn Seller From Texas is Now the ‘People’s Prime Minister of Australia’ (Good News Guru Podcast)

Peter Dutton isn't just an American popcorn seller—thanks to an unlikely accident of mistaken identity, he now holds the title of “The People's Prime Minister of Australia”.

Humble Popcorn Seller From Texas is Now the ‘People’s Prime Minister of Australia’

LISTEN to this story here, as told by The Good News Guru, from Friday’s radio broadcast with Ellen K and the GNN founder, on KOST-103.5 — Or, READ the story...

In ‘World First’, Ultra-Cheap Printable Solar Panels Are Launched in Australia

The revolutionary technology means that signing up for an energy plan could be as simple as signing up for a new phone plan.

‘Landmark’ Mosquito Trial Eliminates 80% of Invasive Species Carrying Disease in Australia

An exciting new trial experiment from Australia has successfully eliminated 80% of a disease-carrying mosquito population. The Aedes aegypti species of mosquito has been called the...

Australia May Become First Country to Eliminate Cervical Cancer – Rate Drops From 22% to 1%

This vaccine has had such a staggering amount of success in Australia, experts believe that it may become the first country to eliminate cervical...

Man Quits Dreary Job to Explore Australia With a Cat and a Campervan, After Bad Breakup

Rich East has now traveled all over Australia in his campervan, but he hasn't done it alone – he has gone everywhere with a little black cat named Willow.

Sea Cow Population Thriving in Australia Thanks to Baby Boom

The sea cows of Australia have made a huge comeback from the dwindling numbers of six years ago. In 2011, the dugong population of the...

What to Do for Students Who Arrive at Australian University and Find Winter in July

A few years ago we posted a story about “yarn bombers” in the US making scarves and leaving them hanging from trees in the...

‘Sleepbus’ Provides Homeless Australians (and Their Pets) a Safe Place to Sleep

A formerly-homeless Australian man is converting a bus into a mobile shelter to provide more than eight-thousand “safe sleeps” per year. Simon Rowe has raised...

Man Plans to Fly 80 Rhinos to Australia to Protect them From Poachers–and Extinction

A retiree’s new career is devoted to creating a “seed bank” of endangered rhinos in Australia to save their species from extinction. Former sales executive...

Australian Traveler Finds Joy Making Ornate Gypsy Caravans by Hand (Must-See)

This Australian woodworker just redefined what it means to travel in style.

Australian Tattoo Artist Offers to Cover Up Self-Harm Scars For Free

Praise is pouring in from around the world for a Brisbane tattoo apprentice who is offering free tattoos for Australians wanting to cover up...