Star of The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith actor Barlang Lewis dies age 59

Star of The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith actor Barlang Lewis dies age 59

Updated May 11, 2018 16:40:40 Photo: Mr Lewis was born and raised in the Arnhem Land community of Ngukurr. (Facebook: Barlang Lewis) Well-known Northern Territory Indigenous actor and musician Barlang Lewis has died aged 59. Lewis died suddenly at his home in the Top End town of Katherine overnight, his …

Lie about your age to kids online and go to jail under proposed SA law

Lie about your age to kids online and go to jail under proposed SA law

Posted May 10, 2018 18:19:31 The South Australian Government will introduce laws to protect children from adult online predators who lie about their age. Key points: Carly Ryan was killed in 2007 Her murderer pretended to be a teenage boy Pretending to be younger online to meet a child would …

Ancient cave reveals secrets of technological innovation in the Stone Age

Ancient cave reveals secrets of technological innovation in the Stone Age

Posted May 10, 2018 15:49:45 Archaeologists exploring an enormous cave in Kenya have discovered some of the oldest examples of technological innovation by humans, beginning more than 60,000 years ago. Thousands of items have been unearthed, including red crayons that are 48,000 years old and decorated beads made from sea …

Pension age hike will force thousands of elderly Australians on to Newstart | Australia news

Half of the 51,300 older Australians affected by an increase in the age pension age would move on to Newstart or the disability support pension in the first year alone, new figures suggest. The Coalition has long proposed increasing the age pension age from 67 to 70, kicking in from …

Space law ‘groaning with age’ as race to commercialise the cosmos takes off – RN

Space law ‘groaning with age’ as race to commercialise the cosmos takes off – RN

Updated May 01, 2018 08:48:11 In January, United States company Swarm Technology succeeded in launching their prototype satellites — each smaller than a loaf of bread — into orbit. With hundreds of satellites launched every year, Swarm’s success would have been otherwise unremarkable, except for one fact: they had been …

Canberra man on trial over shooting is the wrong size and wrong age, lawyer says

Canberra man on trial over shooting is the wrong size and wrong age, lawyer says

Updated April 24, 2018 18:52:24 Related Story: ‘I saw a massive hole in my arm’: trial hears graphic account of Canberra attack A Canberra man, who is on trial over a home invasion in which a 13-year-old girl was shot, has been described by his lawyer as a “jockey”-sized “tot”, …

World’s oldest person, Nabi Tajima, dies in Japan at the age of 117

World’s oldest person, Nabi Tajima, dies in Japan at the age of 117

Posted April 22, 2018 11:24:46 Photo: Nabi Tajima is believed to have had more than 160 descendants. (Supplied) The great-great-great grandmother officially regarded as the world’s oldest person has died in Japan at the age of 117. An official in the southern Japanese town of Kikai says Nabi Tajima died …

Why couples with big age gaps are happier, despite the social disapproval

Why couples with big age gaps are happier, despite the social disapproval

Updated April 20, 2018 18:09:16 Photo: French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte, who is 24 years his senior. (AP: Christophe Ena) Related Story: It’s not just sex: why people have affairs Romantic couples with a large age gap often raise eyebrows. Studies have found partners with more than …

Kylie Minogue sick of people asking about her age, says #MeToo changed the music industry

Kylie Minogue sick of people asking about her age, says #MeToo changed the music industry

Updated April 12, 2018 09:54:28 Video: ‘I’ve trained myself to rise above the bad stuff,’ says Kylie Minogue (ABC News) Related Story: What is the #MeToo campaign? Related Story: Will we ever stop mining Kylie Minogue for tragedy? Kylie Minogue is sick of people asking about her age and says …

The Breakfast Club is ‘troubling’ in the #metoo age, Molly Ringwald says

The Breakfast Club is ‘troubling’ in the #metoo age, Molly Ringwald says

Updated April 09, 2018 11:11:09 External Link: The Breakfast Club trailer When you think of generation-defining films, The Breakfast Club is hard to go past. The film was one of three director John Hughes released in the 1980s at a time when the lives of teenagers were explored crudely, or …