Royal Adelaide Hospital patients staying in Riviera Hotel across the road

Royal Adelaide Hospital patients staying in Riviera Hotel across the road

Posted July 19, 2018 10:58:46 Photo: The Adelaide Riviera Hotel is housing RAH patients. (ABC Radio Adelaide: Drew Radford) A charitable fund is footing the bill for regional patients to stay in a hotel across the road from the new $2.4 billion Royal Adelaide Hospital, because there is nowhere else …

Calls for decade-long cashless welfare card trial on Cape York Peninsula to continue

Calls for decade-long cashless welfare card trial on Cape York Peninsula to continue

Posted July 19, 2018 08:50:42 Photo: Hope Vale’s Family Responsibilities Commissioners say the town is now quiet and clean compared to a decade ago. (ABC News: Sharnie Kim) Members of an Aboriginal community on Cape York Peninsula are calling for their income management trial to continue, saying their town has …

Pedestrian dies in Hobart car crash

Pedestrian dies in Hobart car crash

Updated July 19, 2018 10:06:27 A pedestrian has been killed by a car on Forster Street in the Hobart suburb of New Town. The person was struck by a car about 6:00 am. It is understood the driver of the vehicle called police to notify them. A section of Forster …

Ben Stokes court date no concern for Joe Root

Ben Stokes court date no concern for Joe Root

ENGLAND will have no qualms about selecting Ben Stokes for next month’s first Test against India, even though the match could finish just a day before the all-rounder’s trial for affray begins. Stokes was charged by prosecutors back in January following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in September last …

‘Good Samaritan’ chased by debt collectors after calling ambulance for man hit by car

‘Good Samaritan’ chased by debt collectors after calling ambulance for man hit by car

Updated July 19, 2018 09:46:37 Photo: Jenna said it was “unethical and outrageous” to chase a homeless person for medical debts. (ABC News: Madeleine Morris ) A good Samaritan who called an ambulance after a man was hit by a car is angry that her private details were forwarded to …

Canberra Hospital shooting accused charged with attempted murder

Canberra Hospital shooting accused charged with attempted murder

Updated July 19, 2018 09:39:06 Photo: The man was under police guard at the hospital over serious traffic offences. (ABC News: Andrew Kennedy) A 26-year-old man who allegedly fired a police officer’s gun into the roof at Canberra Hospital has been charged with two counts of attempted murder. ACT Policing …

Chart of the day: Women are catching up in the workplace — but not in pay

Chart of the day: Women are catching up in the workplace — but not in pay

Posted July 19, 2018 09:18:50 The heroes, or should that be heroines, of Australia’s “jobs boom” are women. In the year to May, female employment rose 3.2 per cent, or 183,500, while male employment was up 1.8 per cent, or 120,400. But there is a longer-term trend at play with …

Liz Cambage hits out at WNBA for ‘ladylike’ attempts at suppressing player emotion

Liz Cambage hits out at WNBA for ‘ladylike’ attempts at suppressing player emotion

Posted July 19, 2018 09:14:14 Photo: Liz Cambage says the WNBA is trying to suppress the emotions of its ‘fierce’ players. (AP: Tony Gutierrez) Related Story: Cambage slays doubters with record-breaking 53-point tally in WNBA win Australian basketball star Liz Cambage has ripped into the WNBA about its treatment of …

World Cup: Volgograd Arena stadium damaged by heavy rain as landslide causes huge crack nearby – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

World Cup: Volgograd Arena stadium damaged by heavy rain as landslide causes huge crack nearby – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Posted July 19, 2018 08:24:06 Photo: A huge crack has formed in an embankment near Volgograd Arena after rains triggered a landslide. (AP: Ilya Varlamov) No sooner has the World Cup in Russia wrapped up, one of its newly built tournament stadiums has been damaged by heavy rain. Footage from …