‘Plogging’ eco craze arrives in Australia from Scandinavia and a Byron Bay run club is ‘loving it’

‘Plogging’ eco craze arrives in Australia from Scandinavia and a Byron Bay run club is ‘loving it’

Updated May 12, 2018 14:40:42 Photo: The Byron Bay running group has started “plogging” — picking up rubbish while they run. (ABC News: Barbara Miller) Related Story: Here’s how Australia’s recycling system can be fixed for just $150m Related Story: Pledge to make packaging ‘reusable, combustible, or recyclable’ by 2025 …

French President Emmanuel Macron arrives in Sydney

French President Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Sydney ahead of bilateral talks with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Discussions between the two leaders are expected to focus on trade, defence and strategic issues as well as China’s growing influence in the South Pacific. Image: Twitter/ @FranceAustralia Source link

Flu arrives in Tasmania, with decision to stop weekend lab tests reversed

Flu arrives in Tasmania, with decision to stop weekend lab tests reversed

Updated April 19, 2018 18:27:47 Photo: Infectious disease experts have confirmed the flu has reached Tasmania. (Pixabay) A sick person who presented to the Royal Hobart Hospital’s emergency department last week has been confirmed as having a case of influenza, with authorities overturning a decision to close a testing laboratory …

P&O cruise ship arrives in Brisbane after woman lost overboard

P&O cruise ship arrives in Brisbane after woman lost overboard

Updated April 15, 2018 09:25:14 Police have determined there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the disappearance of a 47-year-old woman who fell overboard a P&O cruise ship whilst at sea last week. A crew member witnessed the passenger plunge from the top deck of the Pacific Dawn liner off the …

P&O cruise ship arrives in Brisbane after woman lost overboard

P&O cruise ship arrives in Brisbane after woman lost overboard

Posted April 15, 2018 06:20:26 A P&O cruise ship has arrived back in Brisbane after one of its passengers fell overboard last week. P&O said the 47-year-old Brisbane woman fell from the top deck of the Pacific Dawn near New Caledonia on Thursday afternoon. The ship searched the surrounding waters …

Prince Charles arrives in Nhulunbuy for sixth visit to the Northern Territory

Prince Charles arrives in Nhulunbuy for sixth visit to the Northern Territory

Posted April 09, 2018 12:33:42 Photo: Prince Charles arrives at Nhulunbuy, about 1,000 kilometres east of Darwin. (ABC News: Lucy Marks) His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales has arrived at Nhulunbuy in north-east Arnhem Land, for his first ever visit to the remote region. It’s the sixth time Prince …

Barack Obama arrives in Sydney ahead of secretive speech at Art Gallery of NSW

Barack Obama arrives in Sydney ahead of secretive speech at Art Gallery of NSW

Updated March 23, 2018 14:57:20 Photo: Barrack Obama is due to give a speech at the Art Gallery of NSW tonight. (ABC News) It is the hottest ticket in town, just how to get one remains one of Sydney’s secrets. Former US president Barack Obama touched down in the Harbour …