Maritime staff will refuse to work on Sydney’s newest harbour vessel, which was named Ferry McFerryface following a public poll.
The Australian Reptile Park has called for ‘responsible adults’ to catch funnel-web spiders, so that they can be ‘milked’ for antivenom.
Science confirms that migration techniques used by spiders explains recent reports that it’s raining spiders in Australia!
An Australian man was shocked to find a 6-foot snake coiled up inside a box of cornflakes while he prepared food in the kitchen.
Zookeepers on the NSW Central Coast staged successful alligator nest raids, during which they attempt to remove the eggs without losing a limb.
• Residents in New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and potentially South Australia have reported witnessing a ‘fireball’ or ‘shooting star’ in the sky on Thursday night.
• The Bureau of Meteorology state that it could have been a meteor or ‘space junk’.