G'day mates: Penguin drops by to say hello to Aussies

The Australian Antarctic Program team were travelling through sea ice off Antarctica when a penguin burst from the water straight into their boat.

Penguin just stopped by to say 'G'day'.

Bardot hits out at #MeToo: 'Actresses play the tease'

Brigitte Bardot, 1960s film star and animal rights activist, speaks at a news conference in Ottawa, Wednesday March 22, 2006. Bardot says Canada's seal hunt is a massacre that must stop. (AP Photo/CP,Fred Chartrand)

“And then, so we will talk about them, they say they were harassed”.

Shock poll: Australia Day ‘not sacred’ to most of us

A smoking ceremony as part of Australia Day celebrations at Sydney Harbour. Picture: Supplied

A MAJORITY of voters don’t know why Australia Day is held on January 26

Has Vegemite thrown another bad idea on the barbie?

Vegemite no longer bears the Kraft name.

Could lamb, cheese and Vegemite sausages take over Australia Day?

Anchorman Will Ferrell grills Federer at Australian Open

Will Ferrell interviews Roger Federer and John McEnroe at Melbourne Park.

The Anchorman star also managed to have a dig at Aussies

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Community mower man axed by council

DOWNBEAT: Neville Peirpoint says he's devastated at not being able to maintain Dalveen.

Mower man left cut up by decision

Fast rail: Travel from the Coast to Brisbane in 45 minutes

LEADING VOICE: Fairfax MP Ted O'Brien has been pushing hard for the Sunshine Coast rail upgrade.

Coast shortlisted for project to slash travel time.

'Really disgusted': Vandals desecrate last memory of dad

HEARTBROKEN: Caitlin and Amanda Pugh have been trying to clean the plaque dedicated to their father, who passed away two years ago, after it was graffitied on Tuesday.

The angry daughters said the memorial plaque has been spray-painted.

INSPIRING: Dying woman's courageous final message

“HER favourite things were to spend time with family and close friends around a campfire, cuddling her beloved dog Oscar and listening to old music.”

8 scams to watch out for over the festive season

Retirement village residents fear a 700 per cent water bill increase is hanging over their heads because the State Government has not brought an SA Water cash grab under control. Picture: Thinkstock

There are eight scams everyone needs to be aware of.

Display-light robbery: Thieves ruin Christmas spirit

ELF OFF, THIEVES: This house in Margaret Cres , South Grafton, had lights stolen from its Christmas display.

Several Clarence Valley families rocked by light display thefts

MP calls on council to save 200-year-old fig tree

The giant fig tree on Castle Drive in Lennox Head that is scheduled to be cut down.

Ballina MP wants council to save the fig tree in Lennox.

Camp in luxury for less than $30 a week

Owner Adam Bailey at WOW Campers and Trailers Superstore wants people to be able to holiday affordably.

New Lismore camping shop has options for family or solo adventurers

Toukley seniors putting up a fight to save local bank

WHICH BANK Ö IS NEXT?: Member for Dobell Emma McBride joins Toukley Senior Citizens members at the Commonwealth Bank recently to support their campaign to save the local branch.

Seniors are leading the charge to stop the closure of local bank.

Baby, man, 90 taken to hospital after house fire

A 3-month old baby and a 90-year-old man were transported to hospital following a house fire in Coffs Harbour.

Investigations underway following fire on weekend

Meghan, Prince Harry score adorable gift in Wales

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle met the crowd at Cardiff Castle.

Tiny pair of namesakes steal the spotlight in Wales.

Tourists brave icy swim in coldest place on Earth

A GROUP of tourists have braved severe frostbite by taking a dip in a waterway in the coldest place on Earth, the Russian village of Oymyakon.

Could you take a dip when the temperature is minus-60C?

Beach Boys' Wilson overturns 'million dollar' mistake

Brian Wilson of The Beach Boys performs during the band's concert at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday, June 2, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

“That composition got an F, but it made a million dollars.”