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"RIP little mouse." The Bramble Cay melomys survived for decades on a remote island, but was wiped out by rising sea levels and catastrophic storms.

Lane Sainty • 9 hours ago

The 18-month-old boy’s Australian father is fighting to be reunited with his family.

Megha Rajagopalan • 5 hours ago

It was the best of times, look, it really was: BuzzFeedOz 2014-19.

Grab the tissues!

Plus: Cake pics, Taylor Swift tweets, and a generational pasta quiz.

It's a known fact that sausage rolls are better than meat pies, right?

"Every Australian has a huntsman spider story."

The youngest was 10 years old.

~Keeping up with the Kerrigans.~

"I guess Matthew Flinders really did turn in his grave."

Slamming Margaret Court? For her terrible views on same sex marriage? Groundbreaking.

This is a weather update.

If only someone – anyone – could have warned us before it happened.

Adelaide really is the city that keeps on giving.

Good dogs get 'em bad birds.

"If you call Victoria the most progressive state, you can't ignore pill testing."

It's been 10 years since Masterchef first graced our screens.

Pill testing has been a major discussion point in 2019.

"There is sufficient evidence to support pill testing trials at festivals."

Quiz

Sausage sizzle not included, sorry.

"Get out of the way and let health professionals do their job."

This is the year we finally do everything we've always planned!

"You know you're Australian when you say 'it's only 29 degrees'."

Police arrested eight people linked to the alleged operation over the last two weeks.

This year might just turn out OK.

I'm sure this is all totally normal.

“It’s like someone’s put you inside and thrown the key in the ocean.”

ULTRA Music Festival is the latest event to ask the government to trial the harm minimisation strategy.

Danny Lim, 74, received an infringement notice for offensive behaviour.

Hakeem Al-Araibi has been detained since November and faces possible extradition to Bahrain.

*Intense Scholastic catalogue flashbacks*

Reps from Splendour in the Grass, Falls Festival, and Laneway have called on governments to ditch the "out of touch" approach to drugs at music festivals.

Police will allege that he sent 38 parcels to consulates and embassies in Melbourne, Canberra, and Sydney.

One GoFundMe account in Rahaf al-Qunun’s name has already raised thousands of dollars.

Australia is now considering whether to grant asylum to 18-year-old Rahaf al-Qunun.

Don't spend your time or money on this wasteland.

People would be able to look up the names, photos, and crimes of convicted child sex offenders in their suburb under the proposal.

“You go through a red light, you speed a little bit, you hit a $300, $400, $500 fine. It can be more than someone’s weekly Newstart Allowance, their single parent allowance.”

The questions have been described as “intrusive” and “shockingly inappropriate”.

The growing number of renters in Australia’s marginal seats and the increasing awareness that renting is a political issue mean they could become a powerful voting bloc.

As Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun fights to claim asylum, her friend Nourah and two other women “are working shifts. Every two hours one of us go to sleep and two stay [awake] together and handle the account.”

The 16-year-old's lawyer told Parramatta Children's Court his client did not wish to appear in court via a video link.

I like it like that.

Put the gold in the golden hour.

New South Wales premier Gladys Berejiklian said she'll consider pill testing trials at music festivals if she sees evidence it saves lives. Here's why it's more complicated than that.

A council map had "far superior" images than the Google map used by police — and could have helped locate Darrell Simon's body months earlier, a coroner said.

They were probably trying to mate with the snake.

Yabbies? YABBIES?!

I'm talkin' tennis balls of ice.

Reforms and promises reflect the growing power of renters.

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