Australia

The oil find in Australia is failing to enrich the public

Blog: Australia’s “black gold” failing to enrich the public

Australia has recently been discovered to have been sitting on its very own reserves of black gold, or in other words: oil. Trillions of pounds worth of the stuff was found last year – 233 billion barrels to be exact – in a find that some predicted could turn the region into a new Saudi Arabia. Australia is currently believed[Read More...]

Australian govt forces owners of tattoo parlours to be fingerprinted

Australian govt forces owners of tattoo parlours to be fingerprinted

Last week,the Akashic Times revealed that both New South Wales and Queensland had proposed legislation to force individuals to register their tattoos with the state government. We were inundated with angry emails from nameless individuals claiming that the story was nonsense. In an ironic way they are right. The law is not as bad as we stated – it’s actually[Read More...]

Queensland police officers accused of raping a woman on duty

Queensland police officers accused of raping a woman on duty

Rape charges have been filed against two Queensland police officers, who are accused of raping a woman while they were on duty. The two officers, aged 28 and 29 have been suspended from the service amid a full criminal investigation. Queensland Police Commissioner Ian Stewart said that the case has prompted authorities to review and examine how it recruits and[Read More...]

Authorities examine police ties to drug traffickers

Authorities examine police ties to drug traffickers

  Lately at the Akashic Times, we have written a number of articles about the various laws that have been brought forward to unfairly target bikers in Australia. However, while bikers, tattoo parlours and gangs have been heavily targeted in the country in pursuit of crime – there is one gang that is also starting to come under the spotlight.[Read More...]

New law to require Australians to register tattoos

New law to require Australians to register tattoos

A law has been proposed in New South Wales, Australia which requires those with tattoos to register their tattoos to the state government. The law is being justified as a way to crack down on biker gangs in the country but includes owners of tattoo parlours and even those with tattoos in New South Wales to submit detailed information about[Read More...]