Nine hundred and thirty, thousand documents have been uploaded to the CIA’s website and made public. (Image source: Light horse walers WWII - Wikipedia)
The documents shed new light on the 1942 battle of Brisbane, and the tensions between US and Australian troops throughout World War Two (WWII).
More revelations from the documents come from Chicago Sun war correspondent J Edward Angly, who speculated on communist activity in Australian governments and reported on growing racial tensions in Australia.
The twelve million pages of formerly private information come after Barack Obama’s 2009 executive order that automatically declassified non-exempt documents after twenty-five years.
Queensland Government pledges to focus on supporting children in public housing to continue earning or learning. Source: sourceable
The Palaszczuk Government is looking to break down barriers which stop children in public housing from earning or learning when they finish school.
Minister for Housing and Public Works, Mick De Brenni said the upcoming 10 year strategy will focus on ending intergenerational dependency on welfare by encouraging young people to study or work ... without penalising their parents.
He said some parts of the public housing system act as a disincentive for young people to get out into the workforce by doubling their parents rent if the children begin full time work.
Japanese whaling vessel scrambles to cover up dead minke whale body in Australian Whale Sanctuary. Image source: Sea Shepherd.
Sea Shepherd said it caught a Japanese whaling vessel in Australian waters with a dead minke whale on its deck.
A Sea Shepherd helicopter spotted the vessel in the Australian Whale Sanctuary on Sunday morning with two harpoon ships nearby - they said the Japanese crew quickly covered the protected whales body and the harpoons.