Giant jade Buddha with ‘wow factor’ arrives at new bush stupa home after challenging pilgrimage from Canada

Giant jade Buddha with ‘wow factor’ arrives at new bush stupa home after challenging pilgrimage from Canada

Posted May 19, 2018 06:33:48 Photo: The 2.5m high, four-tonne Jade Buddha was carved from a single massive boulder. (ABC Central Victoria: Larissa Romensky) A giant Buddha carved from a single piece of jade has taken pride of place inside the Great Stupa of Universal Compassion in central Victoria. The …

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 …

Bush internet customers share NBN satellite service with city residents

Bush internet customers share NBN satellite service with city residents

Posted April 26, 2018 07:03:41 The National Broadband Network (NBN) has been accused of dumping city customers on a service that provides satellite internet services to the bush. The Better Internet for Rural, Regional and Remote Australia (BIRRR) lobby group has made a submission to the joint parliamentary inquiry into …

Former US president George HW Bush hospitalised with blood infection after wife Barbara Bush’s funeral

Former US president George HW Bush hospitalised with blood infection after wife Barbara Bush’s funeral

Updated April 24, 2018 12:07:49 Photo: George HW Bush is pushed by his son at Barabra Bush’s funeral just days before the former US president was hospitalised. (AP: David J Phillip) Related Story: Barbara Bush remembered as family’s ‘enforcer’ Former US president George HW Bush is being treated for an …

Barbara Bush funeral: Donald Trump is missing, but this photo shows a lot more about US politics than that – Donald Trump’s America

Barbara Bush funeral: Donald Trump is missing, but this photo shows a lot more about US politics than that – Donald Trump’s America

Posted April 23, 2018 12:12:01 Photo: What do you see in this photo taken former US first lady Barbara Bush’s funeral? (AP: Paul Morse/Courtesy of Office of George HW Bush) What do you see in this photo from Barbara Bush’s funeral? Four ex-presidents, four first ladies. Or something else? Like …

Country Women’s Association’s bush casserole recipe | Life and style

The new Country Women’s Association cookbook of country classics includes many favourites, including bush casserole from Verna Hay in Gympie, Queensland. I moved to a cattle property in Taroom, central Queensland, when I was first married back in 1956. It was just 15,000 acres – a small family holding, really. …

Barbara Bush remembered as family’s ‘enforcer’ at funeral attended by 1,500

Barbara Bush remembered as family’s ‘enforcer’ at funeral attended by 1,500

Updated April 22, 2018 09:54:05 Video: More than 1,500 mourners attended the funeral service of former first lady Barbara Bush (Photo: AP/Evan Vucci) (ABC News) Related Story: Wife to one president, mother to another: Barbara Bush dies at 92 Related Story: Barbara Bush was no wimp. In another life, she …

Loyal blue heeler stays with three-year-old lost in bush overnight

Loyal blue heeler stays with three-year-old lost in bush overnight

Updated April 21, 2018 11:47:15 Photo: The missing girl turned up safe and well after a night in bushland, police said. (Facebook: Kelly Benston) An old blue heeler named Max remained by the side of a three-year-old girl and led searchers to her after she spent more than 15 hours …

Loyal blue heeler stays with three-year-old lost in bush overnight

Loyal blue heeler stays with three-year-old lost in bush overnight

Posted April 21, 2018 10:45:36 Photo: The missing girl turned up safe and well after a night in bushland, police said. (Facebook: Kelly Benston) An old blue heeler named Max remained by the side of a three-year-old girl as she spent more than 15 hours lost in rugged bushland on …

Barbara Bush was no wimp. In another life, she could’ve been president

Barbara Bush was no wimp. In another life, she could’ve been president

Posted April 18, 2018 14:13:12 Photo: In a Thursday, August 22, 2013, file photo, former first lady Barbara Bush listens to a patient’s question during a visit to the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine.  (AP: Robert F. Bukaty, File) In 1990, as America’s first …