Avocado price drop a signal for smashingly abundant future as production set to almost double by 2025 – ABC Rural

Avocado price drop a signal for smashingly abundant future as production set to almost double by 2025 – ABC Rural

Avocado lovers have good reason to celebrate as not only are avocado prices low, but growers have also planted more trees, estimated to almost double production by 2025. Growers in Queensland are seeing one of their biggest crops this season and the high supply has dropped prices to as low …

Queensland’s plastic bag ban starts today — here’s what you need to know

Queensland’s plastic bag ban starts today — here’s what you need to know

Posted June 20, 2018 06:09:23 Related Story: Plastic bag bans are coming. Here’s what you need to know Related Story: There is a way to a plastic-free life, but those who do it offer a word of caution Supermarket giant Woolworths will ban single-use plastic bags at all stores across …

Donald Trump is wrong: Space shouldn’t be a ‘war-fighting domain’

Donald Trump is wrong: Space shouldn’t be a ‘war-fighting domain’

By Steven Freeland Posted June 20, 2018 05:09:37 President Donald Trump’s order to create a “Space Force” as the sixth branch of the US military is an escalation in the rhetoric of a space arms race. “We are going to have the Air Force and we are going to have …

World Cup live: Russia v Egypt, Group A – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

World Cup live: Russia v Egypt, Group A – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

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Heart attack warning signs for women: I nearly missed all of them

Heart attack warning signs for women: I nearly missed all of them

Updated June 19, 2018 13:49:03 Photo: Natasha Johnson with her daughters in Byron Bay. (ABC) I thought the doctors were over-reacting, which in hindsight, seems stupid. If not for their caution, I mightn’t still be here. I was convinced the dull ache that came on during exercise across the top …

World Cup: Japan upsets Colombia 2-1 after Carlos Sanchez gets first red card of Russia 2018 – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

World Cup: Japan upsets Colombia 2-1 after Carlos Sanchez gets first red card of Russia 2018 – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Updated June 20, 2018 00:25:28 Photo: Yuya Osako (c) helped Japan become the first Asian team to beat a South American side at a World Cup. (AP: Vadim Ghirda) Japan beat 10-man Colombia 2-1 in Group H to become the first Asian side to beat a South American one at …

Adelaide Hills cult members had to call their leader ‘Taipan’, court details reveal

Adelaide Hills cult members had to call their leader ‘Taipan’, court details reveal

Updated June 19, 2018 09:12:23 Photo: The cult lived in the historic Arbury Park mansion in Aldgate from 2001 until 2008. (ABC News) The inner workings of a cult once based in a sprawling mansion in the Adelaide Hills region have been revealed during a District Court trial against its …

Income tax cut battle raging as Labor rejects most of the Government’s plan – Politics

Income tax cut battle raging as Labor rejects most of the Government’s plan – Politics

Updated June 19, 2018 13:34:25 Federal Labor has decided to oppose most of the Government’s income tax plan, arguing it is unfair and irresponsible. Key points: Labor wants the income tax plan to be split so they can vote in favour of the first part Bill Shorten says his party …

McAllen: Photographer tells story behind viral image of crying toddler at US-Mexico border – Donald Trump’s America

McAllen: Photographer tells story behind viral image of crying toddler at US-Mexico border – Donald Trump’s America

Updated June 19, 2018 17:03:41 Photo: A two-year-old Honduran asylum seeker cries as her mother is searched and detained near the US-Mexico border on June 12. (Getty Images: John Moore) Related Story: US will not become ‘migrant camp’: Trump responds to critics Related Story: Detained children kept in cages at …

Fastest driverless vehicle to hit Australian roads unveiled in Adelaide

Fastest driverless vehicle to hit Australian roads unveiled in Adelaide

By Casey Briggs Updated June 19, 2018 19:43:52 The fastest driverless vehicle to hit Australia’s roads has been unveiled in Adelaide in a five-year trial to transport university students in the southern suburbs. The Flinders Express, or FLEX, will initially operate as a shuttle between Flinders University and a nearby …