West Coast goes a game clear with a 47-point victory over Richmond, as Lions, Demons post big wins

West Coast goes a game clear with a 47-point victory over Richmond, as Lions, Demons post big wins

Updated May 20, 2018 19:42:11 Photo: Jack Darling kicked six for West Coast as the Eagles had a solid win over Richmond in Perth. (AAP: Richard Wainwright) West Coast forward Jack Darling booted a career-best six goals to lift his team to a crushing 47-point victory over Richmond in Sunday’s …

Chart of the day: Where to buy the cheapest petrol in the big cities

Chart of the day: Where to buy the cheapest petrol in the big cities

Posted May 17, 2018 10:15:34 It’s official — independent chains sell the cheapest petrol, at least in capital cities. The independents were on average the lowest priced petrol retailers in the five largest capital cities, according to a report released by the Australian Competition Commission (ACCC) this week. Coles Express …

What happens to small towns whose water becomes big business for bottled brands?

What happens to small towns whose water becomes big business for bottled brands?

By Emma Kathryn White and Rebecca Louise Nelson Posted May 17, 2018 08:16:37 Photo: Governments only tend to spend serious money on groundwater investigations once people start running out of water. (ABC Tropical North: Sophie Kesteven) Groundwater being pumped from a highland aquifer, only to be whisked away in tankers …

Sydney CBD to host big air snowboarding festival with 16-storey ski ramp

Sydney CBD to host big air snowboarding festival with 16-storey ski ramp

Posted May 16, 2018 14:40:57 Photo: The big air snow ramp will be constructed in the Domain in August. (Supplied) Related Story: Snowboarder Jess Rich, Aussie bobsleigh team just miss out on finals When you think of a white winter, Sydney is not the first city that comes to mind. …

Almost half of Australian big business moving to renewables | Environment

Almost half of Australia’s large businesses are actively transitioning to cheaper renewable energy, including many going off the grid by building their own generators and battery storage, as power bills threaten their bottom line. A new report by the Climate Council details the increased speed of a business-led transition to …

James Faulkner homeward bound to play Big Bash cricket for Hobart Hurricanes

James Faulkner homeward bound to play Big Bash cricket for Hobart Hurricanes

Posted May 14, 2018 17:01:56 Photo: James Faulkner is a right-hand bat, and a left-arm fast medium bowler. (AP Photo: Eranga Jayawardena) Related Story: Tasmania’s lesson for Cricket Australia: How to fix a broken culture Tasmanian-born cricket star James Faulkner is expected to be officially unveiled as the Hobart Hurricanes latest signing …

White peacocks draw in the fans as bird breeders pluck big bucks – ABC Rural

White peacocks draw in the fans as bird breeders pluck big bucks – ABC Rural

A mythical mutation of peacock, which is now very much alive through careful breeding, is pulling in big bucks for plucky breeders who earn up to $1,000 per bird in some states. Novelty white peacocks, which are generally mutations of the common Indian blue, are ruling the roost of hobby …

New law will force 3,000 big companies to show they are stamping out slavery | World news

The federal government will force 3,000 big companies to explain how they are stamping out modern slavery, a move welcomed by anti-slavery campaigners. But unions and Labor say the changes will be “inadequate and ineffective” without the creation of an independent anti-slavery commissioner or penalties for corporations that breach their …

WA Budget 2018: Households cop big fee hikes to get finances back on track

WA Budget 2018: Households cop big fee hikes to get finances back on track

Updated May 10, 2018 16:29:37 Photo: WA Premier Mark McGowan and Treasurer Ben Wyatt with the 2018 budget. (Supplied: The West Australian) Related Story: Fears budget property tax to hobble recovering market, as ‘significant’ properties remain exempt The McGowan Government has used its second budget to argue its case for …

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