Culling of Kosciusko brumbies to be banned under plan to protect ‘national icons’

Culling of Kosciusko brumbies to be banned under plan to protect ‘national icons’

Updated May 20, 2018 09:06:30 Photo: A plan to limit the number of brumbies in Kosciuszko National Park has been scrapped. (ABC TV) A proposed cull of wild horses in the Kosciuszko National Park is being scrapped and any future culling will be outlawed under plans from the New South …

Parents buying teenage children alcohol with a meal to be banned in Victoria

Parents buying teenage children alcohol with a meal to be banned in Victoria

Posted May 18, 2018 12:18:14 Photo: The change is backed by health groups, but the IPA has criticised “pinhead” bureaucrats. (iStock: lazywing) Parents will soon be unable to buy their teenager a beer or a glass of wine with their dinner at a pub or restaurant in Victoria, as the …

Live exports won’t be banned in coming months

Live exports won’t be banned in coming months

Updated May 16, 2018 12:58:42 Related Story: Farmers question the future of live sheep exports Related Story: How the country famous for sheep stopped live exporting them There will be no ban on live sheep exports to the Middle East over the northern summer this year. Agriculture Minister David Littleproud …

Trainer Robert Smerdon banned for life for doping horses, faces ‘crushing fine’

Trainer Robert Smerdon banned for life for doping horses, faces ‘crushing fine’

Updated May 10, 2018 14:58:52 Photo: Trainer Robert Smerdon was banned for doping horses. (ABC News: Nicola Gage) Related Story: Trainers found guilty in ‘biggest scandal in racing history’ Related Story: Stablehand caught on camera allegedly doping horse at Flemington Prominent horse trainer Robert Smerdon has been banned for life …

Underwear and socks gifts banned for NSW inmates in drugs crackdown

Underwear and socks gifts banned for NSW inmates in drugs crackdown

By Housnia Shams Posted April 28, 2018 11:29:15 Photo: Prisoners in NSW are now banned from receiving socks and underwear as gifts. (Flickr: Jody Richards) Inmates in jails across New South Wales will be banned from receiving underwear and socks in the mail, as part of a crackdown on drug …

Commonwealth Games: Three Australian athletes banned for doping ahead of Games – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Three Australian athletes banned for doping ahead of Games – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 12, 2018 14:22:23 Three Australian athletes were banned from competing at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games after failing drug tests in the lead-up to competition, drug testers have revealed. The head of the Australian Sports Anti-doping Agency (ASADA), David Sharpe, said the athletes were caught during pre-event …

Their sport is banned in three states. Meet a duck hunter

Their sport is banned in three states. Meet a duck hunter

Posted April 11, 2018 05:01:59 Photo: In the marsh at Lake Connewarre near Geelong, Dean Rundell classes himself as a responsible duck hunter. (ABC News: Jane Cowan) Dean Rundell crouches in the marsh grass, clad in three different kinds of camouflage. Cast skyward, his pale eyes seem drawn from the …

It’s 2021 and Facebook is banned: Here’s how you’ll survive

It’s 2021 and Facebook is banned: Here’s how you’ll survive

Posted April 07, 2018 05:08:54 Photo: Imagine a world where Facebook was banned. (Reuters/ABC News) The year is 2021. The world is a very different place. The #deleteFacebook campaign of 2018 changed the way humanity communicates, the way people relate to each other, the very way we think about life …

Live export ship banned from leaving dock unless welfare conditions met | World news

The federal government will block the departure of a live export ship next week unless it makes serious improvements to the conditions and welfare of the sheep onboard. On Thursday the agriculture minister, David Littleproud, launched an urgent investigation into his department after viewing footage filmed on an Emanuel Exports …

P-platers to be banned from driving in the early hours of the morning, ACT Government proposes

P-platers to be banned from driving in the early hours of the morning, ACT Government proposes

Updated April 03, 2018 12:26:14 First-year Canberra P-platers may soon be restricted from driving between midnight and dawn and from having more than one passenger under the age of 24 in the car at any time of the day or night. The sweeping changes to L and P-plate regulations proposed …