Bunya nuts: The Australian bush food that is growing in popularity

Bunya nuts: The Australian bush food that is growing in popularity

Posted May 12, 2018 08:29:10 Photo: Bunya cones can weigh up to 10 kilograms. (Landline: Pip Courtney) Map: Bunya Mountains 4405 Queensland’s bunya nut season has just finished but when the next nut fall occurs in 2021, Queensland artist Leeton Lee hopes more people treat them as a tasty bush …

What is Labor’s economic strategy in response to this week’s budget? – Australian politics live podcast | Australia news

Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen joins Guardian Australia political editor Katharine Murphy to discuss Labor’s take on the budget, economic growth, the siege mentality developing in the business community, and whether he has aspirations for party leadership • Interview: ‘Unfinished business’: Chris Bowen on why his current goal stops at treasurer …

Volunteer TeleCHAT Caller – Toowoomba – Australian Red Cross (Volunteers)

Volunteer TeleCHAT Caller – Toowoomba – Australian Red Cross (Volunteers)

Ongoing opportunity for a period of at least 6-12 months 2 hour shift per week, with flexibility within weekdays. The program Having good social connections are essential for all aspects of health, especially as we age. Red Cross supports older people who live alone or who have few social connections, …

Plans for hypermarket Kaufland’s first Australian store revealed

Plans for hypermarket Kaufland’s first Australian store revealed

Posted May 11, 2018 17:14:15 Part of Adelaide’s old Le Cornu site on Anzac Highway could soon be developed as Australia’s first Kaufland hypermarket — a combined supermarket and discount department store. The German company has applied to build the store on the front 60 per cent of the Forestville …

BOM predicts snow as low as 800m as Australian ski fields get first dumps of the year

BOM predicts snow as low as 800m as Australian ski fields get first dumps of the year

Updated May 10, 2018 18:22:03 Photo: Thumbs up: today’s fall was enough to build a hearty snowman in Thredbo (ABC News: supplied ) Related Story: Time to rug up — south-east Australia is about to get cold, wet and windy Related Story: Flood and wind watch for Tasmania as severe …

US withdrawal from Iran deal drives Wall Street and oil prices, Australian investors eye budget wash-up

US withdrawal from Iran deal drives Wall Street and oil prices, Australian investors eye budget wash-up

Updated May 09, 2018 09:46:45 Photo: Donald Trump said the US would impose “the highest level of economic sanctions” on Iran. (Reuters: Jonathan Ernst) Stocks on Wall Street have recovered from earlier losses as US President Donald Trump announced the United States would pull out of the Iran nuclear deal, …

Budget 2018 reflects the transformation of Australian politics since the election

Budget 2018 reflects the transformation of Australian politics since the election

Posted May 09, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: Most voters will believe that this will be the least of the tax cuts they can expect. And that Labor might even offer them more. (ABC News: Matt Roberts) Scott Morrison’s third budget will be described in many ways in the next few weeks. …

Citizen scientists needed to record frog sounds via app developed by Australian Museum

Citizen scientists needed to record frog sounds via app developed by Australian Museum

Posted May 08, 2018 10:39:47 Photo: The Wotjulum frog, sometimes called crazy chicken because of its call, is found across northern WA. (Flickr: eyeweed/CCO) The rain has arrived in south-western Australia and researchers are hoping to mobilise citizen scientists to help track the health of local frogs using a smartphone …

Tony Abbott ‘out of sync’ with modern Australian values, says George Brandis | Australia news

A war of words has broken out between the former prime minister Tony Abbott and Australia’s new high commissioner in London, George Brandis, with the two duking it out over simmering tensions within the Coalition between small-l liberals and conservatives. In an interview with Fairfax, Brandis said conservatives were engaged …

New GDPR privacy laws could leave Australian companies facing massive fines for data leaks

New GDPR privacy laws could leave Australian companies facing massive fines for data leaks

Updated May 08, 2018 08:34:10 Have you received a message from Twitter lately about protecting your data? Has eBay contacted you about your privacy rights? These companies, and others, are getting on the front foot ahead of a new privacy law coming into effect in the European Union this month. …