‘Magic’ Melbourne skyscraper would be Australia’s tallest building

‘Magic’ Melbourne skyscraper would be Australia’s tallest building

Posted May 12, 2018 15:25:50 Photo: An artist’s impression of the tower, which would be Australia’s tallest building. (Supplied: Royal Society of Victoria ) Related Story: Call for ideas for heritage-listed vacant triangle in Melbourne’s CBD A “super slender” skyscraper that would be Australia’s tallest building has been proposed for …

Beef Australia 2018: Hats on show at Australia’s biggest beef industry event

Beef Australia 2018: Hats on show at Australia’s biggest beef industry event

Posted May 12, 2018 10:29:22 Photo: Hayden Beattie finds himself a new hat to wear in the show ring at Beef Australia 2018. (ABC Capricornia: Megan Hendry) Never trust a man in a black hat. Or so they say in Western movies. But how much can you really tell from …

David Goodall, Australia’s oldest scientist, ends his own life at 104 | Society

Australia’s oldest scientist, David Goodall, has ended his own life, surrounded by family at a clinic in Switzerland. The British-born 104-year-old was forced to travel on a one-way ticket from his home in Western Australia to Switzerland where liberal assisted suicide laws allowed him to end his life legally, in …

Indian buffalo meat success puts sizable dent in Australia’s live cattle trade with Indonesia — its biggest market – ABC Rural

Indian buffalo meat success puts sizable dent in Australia’s live cattle trade with Indonesia — its biggest market – ABC Rural

The introduction of frozen Indian buffalo meat in Indonesia has halved demand for Australian cattle, according to industry representatives. Indonesia is Australia’s largest live cattle market, taking more than 700,000 head in record years. But in recent years the price of Australian cattle has skyrocketed, reaching unprecedented highs. As a …

Australia’s fuel stockpile is perilously low, so why aren’t we stocking up?

Australia’s fuel stockpile is perilously low, so why aren’t we stocking up?

Posted May 09, 2018 15:08:09 Photo: Australia doesn’t stockpile fuel in the way that other countries do, leaving us vulnerable to disruptions in supply. (AAP: Lukas Coch) Related Story: Government announces review into liquid fuel security Related Story: Australia needs electric vehicles more than any other nation Australia is an …

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news.com.au — Australia’s #1 news site

EXPLAINER: Build, build, build … plenty of infrastructure projects in the budget pipleline1:12 More than $24 billion worth of infrastructure projects were announced as p[art of the federal budget. (AAP Video) May 9th 2018 39 minutes ago /display/newscorpaustralia.com/Web/NewsNetwork/Network News/National/ Source link

South Australia’s budget slides back into deficit

South Australia’s budget slides back into deficit

Posted May 08, 2018 11:52:30 South Australia’s budget will slide back into deficit this financial year, with Treasurer Rob Lucas blaming the return to red on the poor financial management of the former Labor government. The new Liberal Government, elected in March, has pushed the next state budget from June …

Referendum ‘the only way’ to solve Australia’s citizenship crisis | Australia news

The Liberal senator who has spearheaded a six-month inquiry into how to fix the mess created by section 44 of the constitution has warned there is no easy fix as the Turnbull government ponders administrative options to fix the problems. Linda Reynolds, who chairs the joint standing committee on electoral …

Kamfari quad bike champion relieved to finish ‘Australia’s muddiest endurance race’

Kamfari quad bike champion relieved to finish ‘Australia’s muddiest endurance race’

Posted May 07, 2018 08:04:37 Photo: A number of “bog spots” provided an extra challenge for the riders. (ABC News) Related Story: Mud, motors and purple velvet: Riders face off in Top End Kamfari race Related Story: ‘Broken hearts’ and busted dirt bikes at ‘Australia’s muddiest’ endurance race Billed as …

Australia’s best winter festivals, as shared by you

Australia’s best winter festivals, as shared by you

By Sophie Colvin Updated May 04, 2018 11:56:25 Photo: A Vivid Sydney light display, projected on to the Sydney Opera House. (ABC Open contributor Theresa Hall) What better way to embrace the chillier months and shorter days than a winter festival? Australia is treated to plenty of entertainment in its …