Sharon Mason’s mother April Fawcett dies three days after killer Arthur Greer freed

Sharon Mason’s mother April Fawcett dies three days after killer Arthur Greer freed

Updated May 15, 2018 19:36:01 Photo: Sharon’s mother April Fawcett always opposed Greer’s release. (ABC News) Related Story: ‘He destroyed my best friend’: Woman criticises push to free convicted killer Related Story: Sharon Mason’s killer Arthur Greer faces immediate deportation after parole granted The mother of Sharon Lee Mason, a …

WA weathers second hottest April on record and driest in 24 years as summer bleeds into autumn

WA weathers second hottest April on record and driest in 24 years as summer bleeds into autumn

Updated May 01, 2018 19:06:04 Photo: Fitzroy Crossing was one of many places to record its highest-ever April temperature. (ABC Kimberley: Ben Collins) Western Australia has experienced its second-warmest April on record, with a number of spots across the state recording their hottest-ever day for the month. Across the state, …

Rodney Hall, Gail Jones and Gina Perry on what they’re reading in April | Books

Rodney HallA Stolen SeasonPicador Australia Your book in your words: The super-rich are parasites on society, wrecking social cohesion and profiting from war. Against this background the novel’s characters struggle to survive – in three independent streams of action that connect at the very end. The central metaphor is a …

40 degrees in April: Why this autumn has felt more like summer

40 degrees in April: Why this autumn has felt more like summer

Posted April 17, 2018 08:36:25 Photo: Thousands flock to Bondi Beach to keep cool during unseasonal temperatures. (AAP: Dean Lewins) The southern states of Australia have been experiencing unseasonably hot weather this autumn. Instead of enjoying a cool change after a harsh summer, in the first two months of autumn …

Sydney has its hottest April day on record and the endless summer looks set to continue

Sydney has its hottest April day on record and the endless summer looks set to continue

Posted April 09, 2018 18:10:04 Photo: Sydneysiders seek relief from record hot April temperatures at Sydney’s Andrew ‘Boy’ Charlton pool on the Domain. (ABC News: Tom Rolfe) Related Story: Sydney hits its highest temperature recorded since 1939 Just when you thought it might be time to reach for the cardigan …

Sweltering Darwin heat the result of its highest April dew point in 60 years

Sweltering Darwin heat the result of its highest April dew point in 60 years

Posted April 04, 2018 13:35:35 Photo: A high dew point has created hot and sticky conditions in Darwin this week. (ABC Radio Darwin: Jesse Thompson) Top End residents anticipating the onset of the long-awaited dry season woke to a rude surprise this week. On Wednesday morning the dew point, a …

Rick and Morty spin-off puts spotlight on Bendigo in April Fools’ prank

Rick and Morty spin-off puts spotlight on Bendigo in April Fools’ prank

Posted April 03, 2018 16:31:29 Photo: Snag on the barbie, from the Rick and Morty parody episode Bushland Adventures. (Supplied) Related Story: Rick and Morty fans left empty-handed after Szechuan sauce promotion goes awry Related Story: The Simpsons just went off the air. Did you notice? Is all publicity good …

Ball-tampering hearings for Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft could be heard on April 11

Ball-tampering hearings for Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft could be heard on April 11

Posted April 02, 2018 08:50:22 Photo: Australia’s David Warner and Steve Smith could miss out on national contracts for two years. (Reuters: Rogan Ward) Related Story: More heads could roll at Cricket Australia as cheating scandal grinds on Related Story: ‘This is the right thing to do’: Lehmann steps down …

April Fool’s Day 2018 headlines from around the internet

April Fool’s Day 2018 headlines from around the internet

Updated April 01, 2018 11:11:06 It’s April Fools day. That means navigating the internet today is a bit of a nightmare as news organisations and companies try and outdo each other with their best April Fool’s Day jokes. So you don’t get tricked into believing one of these jokes are …

From The Last Jedi to Speed: what’s streaming in Australia in April | Television & radio

Netflix The Lobster (Ireland, UK, Greece, France, 2015) by Yorgos Lanthimos – 1 April Though many see The Lobster as a bleak, darkly comic drama, it also has a brutally romantic core. The Greek writer-director Yorgos Lanthimos’s premise plays out with deadpan absurdity: single people must find a mate at …