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‘Paddle Outs’ Pay Tribute to Australian Surfers #AdamandDean Murdered in Mexico

December 19, 2015 - 18:28 -- Admin

'Surfers from around the world have honoured Australians Adam Coleman and Dean Lucas, who were killed in Mexico in what authorities say was a robbery gone wrong, with ‘paddle outs‘ — a tribute in which participants paddle out into the water on their surfboards and join hands in a circle.

Federal Government considering welfare card to limit spending on fast foods

February 21, 2015 - 15:43 -- Admin

The Australian Federal Government proposes to crackdown on the use of welfare payments at fast food outlets. This would be part of a new welfare card designed to stop people from spending the majority of their government benefits on alcohol, gambling and poor diet.A trial is to take place involving fast food giants McDonalds and Kentucky Fried Chicken.