SYDNEY, June 1: Several Australian states eased social distancing restrictions further on Monday, allowing restaurants to host more people and public attractions to reopen, as the government moves to revive an ailing economy through accelerated infrastructure spending.

KATHMANDU, Jan 15:  Animal rights activists in Nepal have expressed concern over the plan of Australian government to kill at least 10,000 camels in view of addressing the problem of acute water shortage caused due to the widespread bushfire.

MELBOURNE, Jan 13: The Australian government committed A$50 million to an emergency wildlife recovery program on Monday, calling the bushfires crisis engulfing the country “an ecological disaster” that threatens several species, including koalas and rock wallabies.