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Gary? Greg? Gina? Queensland Police need help naming puppies

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Gary? Greg? Gina? Queensland Police need help naming puppies

- Queensland police have so far received 22,000 name suggestions for their newest litter of puppies. The seven German shepherd puppies, two males and five females, need names beginning with the letter "G", following police puppy naming convention. Queensland police have called for public assistance to help name the dogs. The Police Dog Squad has its work cut out, as the officers will have final say over the names when submissions close on Tuesday, June 27

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Puppy that failed police college lands swanky new career

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Puppy that failed police college lands swanky new career

- An Australian puppy didn’t have what it takes to hunt down bad guys for the police service, but he did manage to find a new way to serve his community. German Shepherd “Gavel” was in training with the Queensland Police Service last year when trainers decided that he “did not display the necessary aptitude for a life on the front line

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Puppy who failed police college lands swanky new career

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Puppy who failed police college lands swanky new career

- An Australian puppy didn’t have what it takes to hunt down bad guys for the police service, but he did manage to find a new way to serve his community. German Shepherd “Gavel” was in training with the Queensland Police Service last year when trainers decided that he “did not display the necessary aptitude for a life on the front line

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NSW RSPCA raid puppy farm, confiscate nearly 100 dogs

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NSW RSPCA raid puppy farm, confiscate nearly 100 dogs

- A puppy farm has been raided and 98 dogs seized — including dachshunds, French bulldogs, cocker spaniels, beagles and pugs — after a tip-off to the RSPCA that the animals were neglected. A member of the public called the animal welfare group, concerned for the health of the dogs at a puppy farm near Goulburn NSW. Inspectors visited the property and during their examination of the dogs, the owner surrendered them

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Man who hid in toilet said 'Rebels bikies' stormed Turner unit, court hears

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Man who hid in toilet said 'Rebels bikies' stormed Turner unit, court hears

- A man who called triple-0 from his bathroom after three men allegedly armed with a fake gun stormed his Turner apartment told police he was scared because Rebels bikies were looking for him, a court has heard. But lawyers for one of the men said he didn't have any links to outlaw motorcycle groups and was "in the wrong place at the wrong time" after his co-accused allegedly sparked a police stand-off that lasted four hours on Saturday

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Man rescued from house fire on Raynes Street, Balwyn

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Man rescued from house fire on Raynes Street, Balwyn

- A man is fighting for life after he was rescued from a house fire at Balwyn. The house on Raynes Street was consumed by flames on Friday morning. Emergency crews entered the home, finding a man inside. He's suffered significant burn injuries. The fire is now under control.

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Victorian camel milk farm begins exports to Asia

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Victorian camel milk farm begins exports to Asia

- The demand for camel milk is growing in Australia and internationally, with a Victorian company now entering the Asian market. The Camel Milk Co. Australia is filling orders from Thailand, Singapore and China, with growing interest in its milk powders, soaps and hand creams. Megan Williams says her farm, near Kyabram north of Melbourne, is home to 200 camels, who she says don't fit the negative stereotypes you hear about the animals

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Scruffy the pet dog killed in 'sickening' attack

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Scruffy the pet dog killed in 'sickening' attack

- Police are investigating the killing of a pet Maltese terrier found bound to a backyard plant with a towel after a 'sickening' attack in inner-west Brisbane. The body of 17-year-old family pet Scruffy was found on Friday afternoon, leaving the dog's owners distraught. Police believed someone entered the backyard of the home at Northam Avenue, Bardon, in broad daylight, pulling a towel from the clothesline and tying it around Scruffy's neck

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For some transgender students, the school bathroom is a battleground

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For some transgender students, the school bathroom is a battleground

- Georgie Stone was eight years old when the school bathroom became a battleground. In the face of daily humiliation and bullying, going to the toilet had become an act of enormous courage. Born biologically male, Georgie had known from an early age she was a girl. But despite her transition at age seven — identifying as, dressing as, and asking to be recognised as a girl — she was not allowed to use the girls' facilities at school

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Melbourne pet shop puppies allegedly mistreated by store owner

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Melbourne pet shop puppies allegedly mistreated by store owner

- The alleged mistreatment of two french bulldog puppies in a Melbourne pet shop has sparked outrage online. Debra Tranter, founder of animal rights organisation Oscar's Law, took to Facebook to raise awareness of their alleged mistreatment. Debra told Tom the dogs are not taken out and walked each day. She says, "They're kept in there until they're sold." "The physiological damage and behavioural problems with these puppies, it's very, very damaging

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A bus stop in Melbourne's north has been transformed into a 1970s living room

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A bus stop in Melbourne's north has been transformed into a 1970s living room

- All aboard to funkytown. Commuters using a stop on the 546 route would have got a surprise on Valentine's Day to find it transformed into a 1970s living room. The stop, on Heidelberg Road, Alphington, has been fitted out with an orange and brown cushioned lounge, a curtained window and retro wallpaper adorned with kitsch artwork and a pot plant. Northside artists Jill and Suse, who only want to be

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12 household items you can recycle, but probably aren’t

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12 household items you can recycle, but probably aren’t

- Recycling is a win-win situation. Not only are you helping save the planet, but you’re also clearing the clutter out from your life. How do you know you’re doing it right? From bottle caps to aerosol cans, here’s a look at some of the things you may not think to recycle – but actually can. Aerosol cans. Over half of Australians wrongly believe that aerosol cans are non-recyclable – for

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  • Victorian camel milk farm begins exports to Asia
    Victorian camel milk farm begins exports to Asia

    , 3aw.com.au

    The demand for camel milk is growing in Australia and internationally, with a Victorian company now entering the Asian market. The Camel Milk Co. Australia is filling orders from Thailand, Singapore and China, with growing interest in its milk powders, soaps and hand creams. Megan Williams says her farm, near Kyabram north of Melbourne, is home to 200 camels, who she says don't fit the negative stereotypes you hear about the animals

     

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  • Puppy who failed police college lands swanky new career
    Puppy who failed police college lands swanky new career

    , ctvnews.ca

    An Australian puppy didn’t have what it takes to hunt down bad guys for the police service, but he did manage to find a new way to serve his community. German Shepherd “Gavel” was in training with the Queensland Police Service last year when trainers decided that he “did not display the necessary aptitude for a life on the front line

     

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  • Puppy that failed police college lands swanky new career
    Puppy that failed police college lands swanky new career

    , ctvnews.ca

    An Australian puppy didn’t have what it takes to hunt down bad guys for the police service, but he did manage to find a new way to serve his community. German Shepherd “Gavel” was in training with the Queensland Police Service last year when trainers decided that he “did not display the necessary aptitude for a life on the front line

     

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  • 12 household items you can recycle, but probably aren’t
    12 household items you can recycle, but probably aren’t

    , smh.com.au

    Recycling is a win-win situation. Not only are you helping save the planet, but you’re also clearing the clutter out from your life. How do you know you’re doing it right? From bottle caps to aerosol cans, here’s a look at some of the things you may not think to recycle – but actually can. Aerosol cans. Over half of Australians wrongly believe that aerosol cans are non-recyclable – for

     

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  • Kitten rescued from car after 20-kilometre journey
    Kitten rescued from car after 20-kilometre journey

    , smh.com.au

    A five-week-old kitten has been rescued from the engine of a car, after travelling 20 kilometres and spending eight hours trapped while the car owner was at work. The stray kitten, which has since been dubbed 'Honda', somehow found its way into the driver's engine, travelling from Deer Park to Parkville on Tuesday morning. It was only when the car owner began to drive home about 7pm, that she heard

     

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