Tropical Cyclone Nora: Queensland on alert for destructive winds | Australia news

Tropical Cyclone Nora developed into a category three on Friday night, and was expected to reach category four as it moved into the Gulf of Carpentaria. Warnings were in place for all Queensland areas from Karumba to Mapoon, including Weipa and Mornington Island, as it moved southeast at close to …

Mass stranding of up to 150 whales at Hamelin Bay near Augusta sparks shark alert

Mass stranding of up to 150 whales at Hamelin Bay near Augusta sparks shark alert

Updated March 23, 2018 13:10:05 Photo: Half the whales are already dead as rescuers battle to save the remaining mammals. (Supplied: Leaarne Hollowood) Up to 150 whales have become stranded at Hamelin Bay, 315 kilometres south of Perth, sparking a shark advice alert for the area as a major rescue …

Chinese students angered by visa delays as state media issues ‘red alert’ to not enrol in Australia

Chinese students angered by visa delays as state media issues ‘red alert’ to not enrol in Australia

Posted March 22, 2018 16:25:12 Chinese state media has issued a “red alert” advising students not to enrol in Australian universities after a series of public accusations that Canberra was delaying visas for politically motivated reasons. Key points: Chinese state media blames “anti-China rhetoric” in Australia for visa delays Students …