Vietnam War: Australians urged to remember on 50th anniversary of the Battle of Coral-Balmoral

Vietnam War: Australians urged to remember on 50th anniversary of the Battle of Coral-Balmoral

Posted May 13, 2018 07:00:49 Photo: Troops were sent to Balmoral to establish fire support bases. (Supplied: National Vietnam Veterans Museum) Think back to the fabled battles of the Vietnam War. Which ones come to mind? Long Tan? The Tet Offensive? Khe Sanh? But Australia’s largest battle in Vietnam is …

The battle for Mayo. Adelaide Hills voters are about to get another taste of election season

The battle for Mayo. Adelaide Hills voters are about to get another taste of election season

Posted May 10, 2018 08:39:16 This week the Australian Electoral Commission formally began the process to transform the now figurehead-less ‘Nick Xenophon Team’ into the rather more loosely defined ‘Centre Alliance’. The renamed party is seeking to brand itself with a new logo — two concentric circles, apparently representing a …

Diving with the sharks at the centre of the battle for the Bight

Diving with the sharks at the centre of the battle for the Bight

Posted May 05, 2018 08:32:22 Photo: Charter companies offer shark cage diving off Port Lincoln in the Great Australian Bight (Supplied: Adventure Bay Charters) It’s a strange moment, swimming alone in a metal cage submerged in the dark, cold waters of the Great Australian Bight waiting for one of the …

Peanut butter battle: small win for Australian brand Bega against Kraft | Australia news

Australian brand Bega has had a small win over American food giant Kraft as it fights over who has the right to use yellow designs on peanut butter jars. Kraft took Bega to the International Centre for Dispute Resolution in New York in February to stop the Aussie company using …

Travis Scott vs Tristan Thompson: Battle Of The Baby Daddies!

It sounds like there’s a little battle of the baby daddy’s going on between Travis Scott and Tristan Thompson and guess who is coming out on top. Due to the fact that Kylie and Khloe were pregnant at the same time, it has been easy for the world to compare …

Sir John Monash was a WWI hero, but he wasn’t at the battle for Villers-Bretonneux

Sir John Monash was a WWI hero, but he wasn’t at the battle for Villers-Bretonneux

Updated April 30, 2018 19:31:38 Photo: “We need to make sure that we maintain a fidelity to the facts of history — to respect the memory not just of Monash but also the roles of the other commanders and men that were involved in the fighting.” (Australian War Memorial E02790) …

Tony Cooke dead: WA union boss and son of serial killer Eric Edgar Cooke dies after cancer battle

Tony Cooke dead: WA union boss and son of serial killer Eric Edgar Cooke dies after cancer battle

Updated April 25, 2018 10:40:46 Tony Cooke, the former head of the WA Trades and Labor Council and the son of one of the nation’s worst serial killers, has died after a long battle with cancer. Mr Cooke was a well-respected union official and was at the centre of the …

Battle for ‘Blood and Guts’: Son’s fight to raise the Red Duster in honour of POW dad

Battle for ‘Blood and Guts’: Son’s fight to raise the Red Duster in honour of POW dad

Posted April 24, 2018 12:58:26 Photo: John Randall is fighting to have the Red Ensign recognised as Australia’s official national flag. (ABC Far North: Brendan Mounter) Related Story: ‘It just looked like confetti’: The mission to restore Australia’s first flag Related Story: Three Australian POWs share their stories of the …