Man arrested after ‘loving, giving’ grandmother killed in central Victoria

Man arrested after ‘loving, giving’ grandmother killed in central Victoria

Updated May 14, 2018 13:58:01 Photo: A neighbour said Karen Ashcroft would be deeply missed by the Maryborough community. (Facebook: Karen Ashcroft) Neighbours of a grandmother who died after being stabbed at a home in central Victoria have described her as a “loving” and generous woman. Police were called to …

Federal Court injunction extends logging ban in Central Highlands until February

Federal Court injunction extends logging ban in Central Highlands until February

Updated May 11, 2018 15:44:37 Photo: Timber mills face an uncertain future because long-term agreements on timber supplies were rescinded last year. (ABC News: Ben Knight) Related Story: Timber contract shake-up threatens thousands of Victorian jobs, industry warns Environmentalists are celebrating after the Federal Court extended a logging ban in …

Top End crocodile food shortage sees suppliers turn to central Australian feral animals – ABC Rural

Top End crocodile food shortage sees suppliers turn to central Australian feral animals – ABC Rural

For years crocodile farms have relied on the Top End’s feral buffalo and cattle populations to supply meat for their reptiles. But an increasing demand for buffalo and a rise in cattle prices has seen crocodile farms be outpriced by live exporters. This price pressure has forced pet meat suppliers …

Crewman still missing from charter boat off central Queensland

Crewman still missing from charter boat off central Queensland

Updated May 07, 2018 08:26:23 Photo: The Night Crossing had 17 passengers and four crew on board at the time. (Facebook: Night Crossing Luxury Charter Boat) Related Story: Fishing boat crewman missing in ‘massive search area’ off central Queensland There is still no sign of a crewman who went missing …

Crewman missing from fishing boat off central Queensland

Crewman missing from fishing boat off central Queensland

Posted May 06, 2018 13:46:13 Two planes are scouring the seas off central Queensland for a crew member missing from a charter fishing boat. An Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) Challenger jet and an Australian Border Force aircraft are searching for the man, believed to be aged in his 30s. …

Fossickers strike gold at central Queensland town’s newly opened sites after a decade of lobbying

Fossickers strike gold at central Queensland town’s newly opened sites after a decade of lobbying

Updated May 05, 2018 11:21:50 Photo: Prospectors Angela Wells and Anne Robijn have been fossicking in Clermont for more than a decade. (ABC Tropical North: Rachel Riga) Keen gold prospectors are flocking to a small town in central Queensland to try their luck in two newly opened areas of Blair …

Job Offer : Sales Assistant – Vintage Cellars Melbourne Central a Melbourne,vic

If just talking about wine brings a smile to your face, you need to talk to us. Vintage Cellars is looking for a wine enthusiast who’s always keen to learn more – and share that knowledge to help our equally keen shoppers.Our customers travel further to shop with us because …

Traditional Aboriginal sign language from Central Australia highlighted in Hobart Language Day

Traditional Aboriginal sign language from Central Australia highlighted in Hobart Language Day

Posted April 22, 2018 14:36:38 Photo: Anmatyerr women April Campbell (l) and elder Clarrie Nagamara say sharing traditional language is important. (ABC News: Rhiannon Shine) Related Story: Indigenous languages all come from same 12,000-year-old root, researchers say Related Story: Gurrumul’s posthumous album makes history topping the ARIA charts Indigenous women …

Thousands evacuated from central Berlin while experts defuse WWII bomb

Thousands evacuated from central Berlin while experts defuse WWII bomb

Posted April 21, 2018 09:05:52 Photo: Around 10,000 people were evacuated from central Berlin. (AP: Britta Pedersen) Thousands of people were evacuated from a central area of the German capital Berlin and police shut down the main train station as a precaution while experts defused and removed an unexploded World …

How an Aboriginal women’s choir ended up in Germany, singing Lutheran church songs in the languages of Australia’s Central Desert

How an Aboriginal women’s choir ended up in Germany, singing Lutheran church songs in the languages of Australia’s Central Desert

Posted April 19, 2018 18:11:24 Photo: Song Keepers follows the Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s Choir as they take their songs back to Germany for the first time. (Supplied) In remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory, Baroque hymns introduced and translated by German missionaries in the 1870s have helped preserve …