Free movement between Commonwealth countries petition gains 50,000 signatures

A petition advocating free movement between Australia, the UK, New Zealand and Canada is quickly collecting thousands of signatures. Find out more about what the Commonwealth Freedom of Movement Organisation is advocating.

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Acrobatic couple gets married over and over again all around the world [in pictures]

This acrobatic couple decided they wanted to marry each other in multiple countries over a three-month period. The result is simply beautiful.

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Life’s a whole lot longer in Australia, as male life expectancy rises

Life expectancy for Australian men is creeping higher and higher, but then again, so is the retirement age. Unfortunately, those who live the longest in the world will also have retire later than the rest of the world.

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World migrant movements: UK popular for Aussies, Australia popular for Brits [map]

Australia and the UK are each other’s favourite destination country when it comes to migration, according to this map created by data from the United Nations.

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How powerful is Australia?

Australia may have the largest military in Oceania, but how does it measure up with the world at large?

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Australia: Have a good one! (A good what?)

HONEYMOONING NOMAD: It is more important than ever that we celebrate our freedom by enabling others, when we can, to live freely too. But a good place to start is in our own country.

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500 Australian English words added to Oxford Dictionaries

Australian English has an amazingly rich seam of vocabulary. In its latest update, OxfordDictionaries.com has added more than 500 Australianisms.

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Australia’s skies like you’ve never seen them before [Video]

WATCH: This fascinating 90-second timelapse video is the result of an entire year spent capturing the majesty of Australia’s skies.

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69 awesome fun facts about Australia you need to know

Australia: it’s big, brash, old, bold and very thirsty.

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Australia’s most in-demand jobs

Whether you’re a recent graduate, or are looking to take your career in another direction, it’s interesting to consider which Aussie jobs are in high demand.

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24 very Aussie problems: life is hard down under

Crazy time zone, bipolar weather and wacky wildlife, we Aussies have our fair share of problems. It’s time to share them with the rest of the world.

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