• “Don’t be cute, be competent’: mayors message to young women 23 Feb 2020 19:57 KYOGLE’S mayor wants young women to Think Big. “Don’t be cute, be competent,” Danielle Mulholland said. Nominated for the 2020 Telstra Businesswoman of the Year in the public sector and academia award, Ms Mulholland wants rural women to have the same …
  • Verdict for couple over child sexual abuse charges 23 Feb 2020 19:57 A MARRIED couple have been found guilty of sexually abusing an underage teenager over a three-year period in the Northern Rivers. After almost two days of deliberating, a jury on Friday found the pair, who cannot be named for legal reasons, both guilty of …
  • Australia rue 'missed opportunity' as South Africa prove killer instincts at death 23 Feb 2020 19:37 While South Africans celebrate their double success in T20 cricket on a super Sunday in which both the men's and women's teams won crucial matches, Australia are not making any attempt to hide their disappointment that victory could have been …
  • ‘One of the greatest pieces of fielding ever’ 23 Feb 2020 19:35 South Africa have come back from the brink to level the T20 series against Australia, snatching a 12-run win in a breathless finish in Port Elizabeth. Chasing 159 to win at St George’s Park, Australia were cruising at 2-124 but fell victim to a brilliant …
  • Stolen ashes allegedly found dumped in park 23 Feb 2020 19:32
  • Cairns man wants to sue after spending six weeks in jail 23 Feb 2020 19:32 AN ELDERLY Cairns businessman who spent six weeks in jail after being convicted of contempt by a magistrate plans to sue the State Government for $1 million over what he claimed was “a total abuse of power” after successfully appealing his conviction.
  • The Cairns athletes that will compete at Invictus 23 Feb 2020 19:32
  • ‘Utterly extraordinary’: Judge’s fury at fraud cash claim decision 23 Feb 2020 19:32
  • App for keeping up to date on Reef health 23 Feb 2020 19:32
  • Travel still on the agenda despite coronavirus 23 Feb 2020 19:32
  • NRL trial renews call for an upgraded stadium 23 Feb 2020 19:32
  • Tornado potential as Cyclone Esther looms 23 Feb 2020 19:32
  • David Warner’s fifty goes in vain as Australia fall short in second T20I against South Africa 23 Feb 2020 18:49 By: Reuters | Port Elizabeth | Updated: February 23, 2020 11:29:32 pm Anrich Nortje, fields off his own bowling as David Warner makes a run. (Source: AP Photo) Opener David Warner scored an unbeaten half-century in vain as Australia blew what appeared to …
  • Warner stranded as Australia fall short in second T20 23 Feb 2020 18:45 IMAGE: Australia's David Warner in action. Photograph: Rogan Ward/Reuters Opener David Warner scored an unbeaten half-century in vain as Australia blew what appeared to be a comfortable chase and South Africa claimed a 12-run victory in the second …
  • Jacinda Ardern faces vastly different meetings in Fiji and Australia this week 23 Feb 2020 18:41 ROBERT KITCHIN/STUFF Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is off on two very different trips this week. ANALYSIS: Right after her weekly press-conference today the Prime Minister will get on her Air Force plane for two very different trips. She's heading …
  • New government data shows slight drop in Australia's emissions, amid new coal fight 23 Feb 2020 18:29 The annual national greenhouse gas inventory update found Australia’s emissions for the year to September 2019 have declined by 15.4 per cent since the peak in the year to June 2007 and 13.1 per cent below emissions in 2005 – the baseline for the Paris …
  • Gritty South Africa defy David Warner to level T20 series against Australia 23 Feb 2020 18:27 A late fightback by South Africa defied a half century by Australia's David Warner to level their Twenty20 series 1-1 and send it to a deciding game. South Africa took wickets in the 18th, 19th and 20th overs to defend a modest total of 158-4 and win …
  • ‘High Ground’ Exclusive Trailer: Berlin Premiere Digs Up Ghosts of Australia’s Untold Past 23 Feb 2020 18:04 In one of the first buys out of the 2020 Berlin Film Festival, Stephen Johnson’s Australian epic “High Ground” has sold to Samuel Goldwyn Films for stateside distribution. IndieWire has the first trailer for the film, below. Here’s the official synopsis, …
  • David Warner can’t conjure win as Australia fall short in second T20I against South Africa 23 Feb 2020 17:45 By: Reuters | Port Elizabeth | Updated: February 23, 2020 10:54:50 pm South Africa’s batsman Anrich Nortje, fields off his own bowling as Australia’s batsman David Warner makes a run during the 2nd T20I cricket match between South Africa and Australia at …
  • South Africa bowlers squeeze out Australia despite David Warner knock 23 Feb 2020 17:39 South Africa 158 for 4 (de Kock 70, Richardson 2-21) beat Australia 146 for 6 (Warner 67*, Ngidi 3-41) by 12 runs South African cricket enjoyed its best day of the summer as both the men's and women's teams won in the final over of their respective …
  • Caulfield Grammar shamed over Mack Horton name game 23 Feb 2020 16:46 Loading Former track and field Olympian and Commonwealth Games silver medallist David Culbert said the decision sent the wrong message to students. "I couldn't think of anyone better for the school to name the facility after. I would've …
  • Curiouser and curiouser: friends make birds book for little Audra 23 Feb 2020 16:46 Titled Melbirds, it’s a child-friendly guide to birds you will see in the backyards and parks of Melbourne. Dr Livingston, a keen amateur bird photographer, or ‘‘bird nerd’’, said existing guides were either wordy tomes for adults or had many birds not …
  • Warner can’t save the day as Australia crash to defeat 23 Feb 2020 16:38 The series is level at 1-1 with the decider to be played in Cape Town on Wednesday, after which the sides will contest three one-day internationals. Captain Quinton de Kock was again the mainstay of the South African innings, his clean striking bringing …
  • Reeza Hendricks called up to Proteas T20I squad against Australia 23 Feb 2020 16:37 Johannesburg [South Africa], Feb 23 (ANI): South Africa have called up batsman Reeza Hendricks as cover, following the injuries of Temba Bavuma and Heinrich Klaasen, for the ongoing T20I series against Australia. Bavuma was diagnosed with a right hamstring …
  • Sport24.co.za | Proteas tie up T20 series with thrilling win over Australia 23 Feb 2020 16:09 Cape Town - The Proteas are still alive in the three-match T20 International series against Australia after beating the visitors at St George's Park in Port Elizabeth by 12 runs to leave the series at 1-1 with a match to play.  SCORECARD: Proteas v …
  • Dreamworld braces for inquest findings 23 Feb 2020 15:50 A Queensland coroner is poised to hand down his long-awaited findings from the inquest into the deaths of four people on a ride at Dreamworld more than three years ago. Cindy Low, Kate Goodchild, her brother Luke Dorsett and his partner Roozi Araghi died …
  • Smith magic steals show in Proteas T20 23 Feb 2020 14:24 Steve Smith has delivered a moment of magic in the field in Port Elizabeth, where Australia will chase 159 to claim the T20 series against South Africa. Smith's unbelievable effort stole the show as Quinton de Kock (70 off 47 balls) powered the hosts …
  • Townsville mum Ms Australia International finalist 23 Feb 2020 14:10 TOWNSVILLE mum-of-two Liz Pohlmann is determined to keep knocking down obstacles as she struts her stuff on the world stage. Ms Pohlmann, 39, is a finalist in this year’s Ms Australia International and is using the platform to raise awareness about the …
  • ‘A massage a day keeps the vet away’ 23 Feb 2020 14:05 RASTUS is a champion pooch but after a long-lived career now craves a remedial massage to ease his sore muscles. The nine-year-old Kelpie was a state-winning obedience dog but now lives in a world of pain with arthritis and hip dysplasia. media_camera Gold …
  • Rugby Australia includes clause to encourage competitive bid process 23 Feb 2020 13:46 The inclusion of the provision comes after Optus lost The Rugby World Cup negotiations to Fox Sports, which merged with Foxtel, in 2018. Optus went hard at the rights to the Rugby World Cup when they went to market and was told it had them after outbidding …
  • Aussies bowl first in second Proteas T20 23 Feb 2020 13:12 South Africa have won the toss and elected to bat in the second T20 at Port Elizabeth, where Australia have opted to stick with a winning combination. The tourists will be looking to secure the series after consigning South Africa to a record 107-run …
  • Australia mourns wildfire victims in public commemoration 23 Feb 2020 13:10
  • Wet Wet Wet 23 Feb 2020 13:10 After 25 years Wet Wet Wet are returning to Australia on the back of a hugely successful run of European summer festival appearances and a sold out UK tour. Performing their most iconic hits, including ‘Love is all around’, the best-selling single in …
  • Labor remains ahead in latest Newspoll 23 Feb 2020 13:07 Federal Labor remains ahead of the Coalition in the latest Newspoll, but the margin has narrowed slightly. Labor leads the Coalition 51 to 49 per cent on a two-party preferred basis, according to the latest opinion poll published by The Australian …
  • Organisers confident of World Cup success with or without Australia 23 Feb 2020 13:05 It would be most unfortunate for Australia, and the tournament, if the host nation was to bow out that way, but they have left themselves vulnerable after their failure on opening night. "You can't really control those types of things. Certainly …
  • South Africa vs Australia 2nd T20I Live Cricket Score: SA win toss, opt to bat 23 Feb 2020 12:17 South Africa vs Australia 2nd T20I Live Cricket Score Updates: Ashton Agar took a five-wicket haul in the first T20I (Source: Reuters) South Africa: Quinton de Kock(w/c), Rassie van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis, JJ Smuts, David Miller, Pite van Biljon, …
  • Lions bowlers rattle Australia A after James Bracey shines 23 Feb 2020 12:13 Australia A 5 for 103 (C Overton 2-24) trail England Lions 428 (Lawrence 125, Sibley 116, Bracey 65, Steketee 4-75) by 325 runs The touring England Lions put on another strong showing at the MCG, extending their first innings to 428 through James Bracey…
  • Australia's Laura Peel wins World Cup aerial skiing gold 23 Feb 2020 11:44 "It's an amazing feeling," said Peel after collecting the third World Cup gold medal of her career. "I've definitely been wanting to crack the 100 point mark for a while, I came pretty close last week. "But to put down my best …
  • Khawaja, Henriques waste starts as Australia A struggle 23 Feb 2020 11:42 Craig Overton and Ollie Robinson were the chief destroyers for England with two wickets apiece. Loading Earlier, Australian paceman Mark Steketee dismissed overnight centurions Dan Lawrence (125) and Dom Sibley (116) to help spark a collapse of 6-133. But …
  • TRAPPED IN HELL: Wife exposes evidence as spouses beg to leave 23 Feb 2020 11:16 Married At First Sight wives clash in a showdown at Sunday night’s commitment ceremony where two people are trapped against their will and one wife does what we all wish we could do: read aloud a handwritten list detailing all the things we hate about our …
  • Op-Ed: Watching Australia burn from L.A., I felt the devastation of my homeland in my bones 23 Feb 2020 11:02 From my family’s farm in Australia, my sister Sally reported blood red rain — a convergence of dust storms, smoke from months of horrendous fires and torrential downpours, followed by golf-ball-sized hail that pelted birds from the trees and fractured …
  • Qld and NT set for cyclone to hit Monday 23 Feb 2020 10:48 Residents of two states are battening down the hatches as a slow-moving tropical low threatens to develop into Cyclone Esther in the Gulf of Carpentaria near the Northern Territory-Queensland border. The tropical low in the Gulf's centre is predicted …
  • President Rivlin Australia entourage not expected to change itinerary 23 Feb 2020 10:44 The President's House said that the President's entourage in Australia is not expected to change itinerary scheduled for the State President's current visit because of the COVID-19 outbreak. It was reported that the Director of the President…
  • Travelers from Taiwan, Italy, Australia with symptoms must be tested 23 Feb 2020 09:50 The Health Ministry reports that as of today, the entry of non-residents or citizens of Israel who were in South Korea during the 14 days prior to their arrival in Israel is blocked. Beginning tomorrow, this directive will also apply to those arriving from …
  • Brisbane Lions fall short in Marsh Series clash with Port Adelaide 23 Feb 2020 09:36 Lachie Neale was everywhere except behind the counter of the clubhouse canteen as the Lions kicked off their pre-season campaign. But what does their loss to Port Adelaide really mean? Neale was everywhere except behind the counter of the clubhouse canteen …
  • Toddler found dead after car fire in Kununurra 23 Feb 2020 09:36 A two-year-old girl has been found dead after a vehicle fire in regional Western Australia. Police say the child, who is yet to be identified, was found in a vehicle on fire in Kununurra about 7am on Sunday after emergency services crews extinguished the …
  • Dan and Steph’s signature recipes to hit supermarket shelves 23 Feb 2020 09:32 FOR years, Fraser Coast residents and visitors have dined on Dan and Steph Mulheron’s creations. Now the rest of Australia has the chance to get their hands on Dan and Steph’s famous sausages. The celebrity chefs and My Kitchen Rules: The Rivals …
  • Designing change for those who need it most 23 Feb 2020 09:32 CAROLINE Minnegal’s unique design will take pride of place at an iconic Fraser Coast charity event. Ms Minnegal won a competition to design the logo on the shirts presented to Fraser Coast Toy Run participants. Tory Run is organisated by the Independent …
  • ‘Beautiful beheadings’: Jihadi wife’s twisted jail letters 23 Feb 2020 09:24 The jihadi bride in Australia’s Bonnie and Clyde terror duo repeatedly wrote jail letters to murderous Brothers 4 Life founder Bassam Hamzy and penned threats to the NSW prison boss offering to send him images of “beautiful beheadings” when she got out.
  • Expert finds proof parallel universes exist 23 Feb 2020 09:24 “In the beginning, the universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.” Author and comedic science philosopher Douglas Adams pretty much nailed the state of cosmology when he wrote his famous …
  • They came in their hundreds to remember a Camp Hill family tragically murdered 23 Feb 2020 09:09 Blinking in the light, Lloyd Clarke thanked the swelling crowd, including police, ambulance workers, school friends and hundreds of young families. "I am just lost at the number of people Hannah’s life has touched," he said. Nat told the crowd …
  • Etiquette queen who taught girls how to walk and talk 23 Feb 2020 09:09 Peter Chadwick, founder of Chadwicks models in 1976, said she was a competitor, a friend and "a class act." "Even 18 months ago at the age of 90 she was off to China every fortnight to teach deportment there ... she was the start of the …
  • Hope for slowing spread of coronavirus in China - Sky News Australia 23 Feb 2020 09:04 There are hopes the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus in China is slowing after local authorities reported a sharp decline in the number of new cases. There were 31 new cases confirmed outside the epicentre of the outbreak which is the lowest figure of new …
  • Australia to allow back students 23 Feb 2020 08:56 THE Australian government said yesterday it will allow the return of some Chinese high school students who have been blocked from entering the country due to coronavirus restrictions, reopening the door to a market that is key for the economy. Thousands of …
  • Toowoomba woman takes us behind the coronavirus quarantine 23 Feb 2020 08:38 GETTING creative is the key to preserving your sanity during long periods of quarantine. This is how Rangeville couple Kerrie and Rob Rule survived 14 days in isolation aboard the Diamond Princess, a cruise ship contaminated with coronavirus and docked in …
  • Electric VWs all the buzz at Dubs on the Hill 23 Feb 2020 08:38 IN A first the Toowoomba Dubs on the Hill car show will feature a 1972 Beetle converted to an electric engine from an aging combustion rig. While unique for the event organiser Neil Batterham said electric conversions in older Volkswagens were increasingly …
  • Yallambee aged-care under new management 23 Feb 2020 08:38 YALLAMBEE Retirement Village will complete the transfer of its aged-care home and retirement village to McLean Care on March 3. Since 1984, Yallambee has had provided the Millmerran community with services that have allowed the older people of Millmerran …
  • Anti-DHA volunteers thanked after development revoked 23 Feb 2020 08:38 OPPONENTS of Defence House Australia's controversial Mt Lofty housing development have welcomed news it would be scrapped. DHA announced on Friday it would rescind its development application with the Toowoomba Regional Council for a 342-lot estate at …
  • Newman retains seat on CBH board 23 Feb 2020 08:37 IN SPITE of a bitter election campaign, featuring allegations of inappropriate behaviour and misuse of confidential information CBH chairman Wally Newman has retained his seat on the CBH board following grower director elections. Mr Newman, who farms at …
  • “The memories come flooding back”: Vintage cars on show 23 Feb 2020 08:37 WHEN John Labuschewski saw the advertisement for his 1925 Dodge Tourer, which he displayed at the Killarney show today, he was hit with a feeling of nostalgia. The vintage car reminded him of the car his father used to drive years ago where he grew up in …
  • School pride on the line at All Schools swimming 23 Feb 2020 08:37 SWIMMING: The top swimmers from the Southern Downs converged in Warwick for the All Schools swimming carnival on Thursday night. Competing for school bragging rights, students from Scots PGC, Assumption College, Warwick State High School, Allora State …
  • South Africa vs Australia 2nd T20I Live Cricket Streaming: When, where and how to watch SA vs AUS? 23 Feb 2020 08:33 By: Sports Desk | Published: February 23, 2020 1:52:16 pm Quinton de Kock was undone by a brilliant delivery by Mitchell Starc in the first T20I (Source: Reuters) After a humiliating defeat by 107 runs in the first T20I, Quinton de Kock-led South Africa …
  • Labor want to be ‘all things to all people’: NSW treasurer 23 Feb 2020 08:25 A New South Wales State Memorial has been held in honour all the lives lost, and the families destroyed, in the state's devastating bushfires. Prime Minister Scott Morrison, NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, and NSW Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane …
  • Duva’s XI: Jordan Lyden emerges as Socceroos bolter after standout campaign with Swindon Town 23 Feb 2020 08:24 Graham Arnold has plenty of interest in England’s lower tiers, with a promotion-chasing League Two midfielder the latest to put himself on the radar of the Socceroos boss. David Davutovic looks at world football’s biggest talking points. Midfielder Jordan …
  • Australia’s first supermodel June Dally-Watkins dies in her sleep aged 92 23 Feb 2020 08:24 Australia’s etiquette queen, June Dally-Watkins, has died at the age of 92. The nation’s “model of the year” in 1949, who went on to establish a personal- development school in 1950, died peacefully on Saturday night surrounded by her family, they said in …
  • BUCKINGHAM BRAWL: Harry and Meghan launch palace fightback 23 Feb 2020 08:20 In late January, the producers of The Crown revealed that the big budget royal drama would end after the fifth season. Part of the thinking, reportedly, was that they didn’t want to have to dramatise more recent events. That might have been a mistake …
  • Rivlin visits wildlife hospital in Australia 23 Feb 2020 08:13
  • Organ donors could be recognised on death certificate under new ACT bill 23 Feb 2020 08:10 Stewart Orme’s donation helped save six lives after he tragically lost his life in 2012. Photo: Supplied. Losing a child is hard enough but Helen Day was able to find some comfort in the fact that her son managed to save six other lives after he died. …
  • Reinventing democracy to face the climate crisis 23 Feb 2020 08:10 The People’s Climate Assembly at Parliament House on 4 February 2020. Photo: Facebook (The Peoples Climate Assembly). Many people saw the coverage earlier this month of the People’s Climate Assembly protest, which coincided with the first parliamentary …
  • All the way from WA: Free fodder brings relief for south coast farmers 23 Feb 2020 08:10 Gus from Eurobodalla Dairy Mogendoura collects hay donated from WA. Photo: Alex Rea. To say the farmers of the South Coast have been doing it tough is an understatement but there were smiles on their faces on Thursday morning as they lined up outside …
  • Trevor Ashley brings Mardi Gras to Broadway 23 Feb 2020 07:58 Broadway Sydney loves Mardi Gras Broadway shopping centre in Sydney has teamed up with Trevor Ashley to announce an array of flirty, fun and free Mardi Gras inspired events. Known as one of Australia’s most successful LGBTQI performers, Ashley has joined …
  • Geelong Rainbow Festival celebration bigger and rainbowier than ever! 23 Feb 2020 07:58 Photo by Peter Foster of Peter Foster Photography. February 2020 saw the Geelong Rainbow Festival take place once again, with huge turnouts at events and amazing surprises unveiled throughout the festival. Now in its third year, the festival was started by …
  • Conchita is bringing the best of her Wurst to Australia 23 Feb 2020 07:46 This day, between tours, was one for preparation. A knock at the door drew an apology. "Something in my apartment broke and it needs to be fixed before I go to Australia," Neuwirth explained. "[But] I'm constantly working on things, you …
  • Man charged over WA chisel assault 23 Feb 2020 07:19 A man has been charged over the attack of a 73-year-old man in Western Australia after he allegedly struck the victim twice with a chisel. Police say the elderly man was leaving a Carey Park shopping centre about 12.45pm on Saturday when the 25-year-old …
  • WA toddler found dead after vehicle fire 23 Feb 2020 07:19 A two-year-old girl has been found dead after a vehicle fire in regional Western Australia. Police say the child, yet to be identified, was found in a vehicle on fire in Kununurra about 7am on Sunday after emergency services extinguished the flames. Early …
  • Image that will haunt Australians 23 Feb 2020 07:19 Prime Minister Scott Morrison has invoked an emotional picture of Australia’s “black summer” during a public state memorial on Sunday at Sydney Olympic Park. The memorial was held to recognise the devastating toll of the bushfires that ripped through much …
  • Extent of rift laid bare between most powerful men in Australia’s Olympic arena  23 Feb 2020 07:16 But Coates admits his long-running feud with Wylie has become personal, pointing to Wylie’s role in the unsuccessful challenge three years ago by Roche, who had been an ASC director, for the AOC presidency as the reason. "I can't have a …
  • This lizard makes art that's raising money for Australia bushfire relief 23 Feb 2020 06:57
  • South Africa fined for slow over-rate during first T20I against Australia 23 Feb 2020 06:46 Image Source : AP South Africa have been fined 20 per cent of their match fees for maintaining slow over-rate in the first T20I against Australia. South Africa have been fined 20 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against …
  • Australia Defence Forces Forces Say Thank You, Farewell Fijian Soldiers 23 Feb 2020 05:44 The Fijians were praised for the unrelenting bravery they showed while on a mission to assist overcome the drastic effects of the Australian bush fires. A farewell parade was held yesterday for the 54-member Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) …
  • Australia’s bushfire-stricken state pays tribute to 25 victims 23 Feb 2020 05:31 MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Families, firefighters and politicians gathered in a solemn public ceremony in Sydney on Sunday to honor the 25 people killed in recent bushfires that tore through the country’s most populous state. New South Wales Rural Fire Service …
  • Australia's bushfire-stricken state pays tribute to 25 victims 23 Feb 2020 04:59
  • Australia’s disastrous ‘red zone’ threat 23 Feb 2020 04:59 Australia is still reeling from a series of extreme weather catastrophes – but experts warn there’s even more pain on the horizon. As this summer’s bushfire crisis recovery continues along with the mammoth clean-up after a series of severe storms and …
  • Why a sports psych is travelling with Australia's World Cup team 23 Feb 2020 04:58 One player who has already shown resilience is Alyssa Healy. Player of the Tournament in the previous edition of the T20 World Cup in 2018, her build-up to this tournament was a string of single-figure scores, the most in her entire career. Given the task …
  • Knife-wielding man shot dead by police in Brisbane, Australia 23 Feb 2020 04:17 Australian police have shot a knife-wielding man dead in the Brisbane CBD, with one witness saying she heard "six gunshots" in "rapid succession" and officers trying to resuscitate the man. Emergency services were called to a …
  • June Dally-Watkins, Australia's queen of deportment and etiquette, dies at 92 23 Feb 2020 04:04 Australia’s etiquette queen, June Dally-Watkins, has died at the age of 92. Her family has announced she died peacefully on Saturday night with her loved ones by her side. In 1950, she established the June Dally-Watkins School, which eventually trained …
  • Albanese says coal mining could continue in a net-zero-emissions Australia 23 Feb 2020 02:50 Updated February 23, 2020 12:26:48 Coal mining could continue beyond 2050 even if Australia adopts a net zero emissions target, Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese says. Key points: Anthony Albanese says all energy sources will need to be part of the …
  • Liberal MP joins calls to cancel Bettina Arndt's Australia Day award over 'driven too far' comments 23 Feb 2020 02:50 Posted February 23, 2020 13:06:19 Victorian State Liberal MP Tim Smith has joined calls for men's rights advocate Bettina Arndt's Australia Day award to be cancelled following her comments on the murder of Hannah Clarke and her three children. Key …
  • Australia Says Climate Change Targets Can’t Risk Economy, Jobs 23 Feb 2020 01:05 (Bloomberg) — Australia’s government will work to set new long-term plans on reducing greenhouse gas emissions ahead of a key global summit this year, though signaled it won’t pursue policies that pose risks to jobs or growth. Prime Minister Scott Morrison …
  • Comment: How Australia failed Holden brand 23 Feb 2020 01:00 COMMENT: We love football, meat pies, kangaroos and Holden cars – so goes the famous Holden car advertising jingle. The 1970s jingle gets rolled out from time to time by nostalgic radio announcers who seem to think that along with "dinky-di" and …
  • Leadership depth the secret behind Australia's T20 revival 23 Feb 2020 00:36 "I'm trying to learn as much as I can from those guys," Carey said ahead of game two of the three-match series in Port Elizabeth on Sunday night (Monday morning AEDT). Loading "They've played so much cricket at the highest level and …
  • Just.equal call on Australia to speak up about proposed Indonesian laws - OUTinPerth 22 Feb 2020 23:40 Equality advocates are calling on the Australian Government to speak out against moves in Indonesia to criminalise homosexuality. A proposal before the Indonesian Parliament will see LGBTIQ people sent to “rehabilitation camps”, with the children of those …
  • ‘ACHING STUPIDITY’: Australia’s dumb reaction to angry firey furore 22 Feb 2020 23:31 Last weekend, I took some family members from the other side of the world for a trip to the beach. They expected a postcard vision of blue skies, crystal waters and golden sands. Instead the scene was almost apocalyptic. A mountain range of tree branches …
  • Meet the team behind Australia’s most well behaved pets 22 Feb 2020 22:55   From their ears to tails, dogs talk to you with their whole body. Experienced trainers Ryan and Jen Tate reveal ways to recognise your dog's subtle signs. Watch Part 1 of our special Dogs of Oz video series. Troublesome terrier? Kleptomaniac kelpie? …
  • Analysis: How Germany's grand compromise to shut down coal has the ring of Australia in 1983 22 Feb 2020 22:44 Updated February 23, 2020 09:40:22 It was a time of big shoulder pads, Versace glitter and National Economic Summits. In April 1983, then-new prime minister Bob Hawke called an unprecedented gathering of bosses, trade unions, community and church leaders …
  • Adrenaline and fire drives Olympic dream for Australia's top female weightlifter 22 Feb 2020 22:36 Posted February 23, 2020 09:10:36 One of the Australia's top female weightlifters is on the verge of making history, qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics in not one, but two weight categories. Key points: Erika Yamasaki started her competitive career as a …
  • How motorbikes are revving up local economies around Australia 22 Feb 2020 22:28 Posted February 23, 2020 09:10:36 A regional Queensland town will become one of three motorcycle-friendly locations in Queensland, if a proposal before the local council succeeds. Key points: A Sunshine Coast resident hopes a hinterland town will attain …
  • Legend’s solution to Australia’s sports funding crisis 22 Feb 2020 21:04
  • Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury: What time does fight start in Australia tonight? 22 Feb 2020 20:47 Deontay Wilder defends his WBC title against Tyson Fury in a rematch to define this era of heavyweights. It’s been 18 months since Fury rose spectacularly from the canvas after a vicious right hand in the 12th round, only for the fight to be …
  • From the Great Wall to the Great Barrier Reef: Who is Australia's 'tourist X'? 22 Feb 2020 20:41 In 2009, 5.6 million short-term visitors headed to Australia, either for a holiday or on a work trip. By 2019 this climbed to 9.3 million. Arrivals from China alone grew to 1.4 million from 366,000. A decade ago, men were more likely to make the trip to …