Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano continues to erupt as officials airlift residents to safety

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano continues to erupt as officials airlift residents to safety

Updated May 20, 2018 07:29:27 Fast-moving lava has crossed a road and isolated about 40 homes in a rural subdivision below Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano, forcing people to be evacuated by county and National Guard helicopters. Hawaii County Civil Defence said police, firefighters and National Guard troops were securing the area …

Perth Children’s Hospital car park bill continues to skyrocket after opening

Perth Children’s Hospital car park bill continues to skyrocket after opening

Posted May 19, 2018 08:41:56 Related Story: Perth Children’s Hospital finally opens after three-year delay WA taxpayers have already forked out more than $15 million in penalties to the operators of a carpark at Perth Children’s Hospital, which sat empty for nearly two years. Now the cost to the State …

Schools, University of Tasmania reopen after record flood as clean-up continues

Schools, University of Tasmania reopen after record flood as clean-up continues

Updated May 13, 2018 16:29:37 Photo: Workers and volunteers have spent the weekend cleaning up. (ABC News: Natalie Whiting) Three days after the University of Tasmania was ravaged by wild weather and flooding, the main campus will reopen on Monday, but there could be months of work ahead to repair …

Hobart flooding clean-up continues with the damage bill running into millions

Hobart flooding clean-up continues with the damage bill running into millions

By Tamara Glumac Updated May 12, 2018 16:35:07 The clean-up from Hobart’s worst storm in decades is underway, with the total damage bill estimated to run into many millions of dollars. The extreme weather event, combining heavy rains, wild winds and thunderstorms, saw cars swept down streets in central Hobart …

Property market continues to cool off as home loans tumble

Property market continues to cool off as home loans tumble

Posted May 11, 2018 12:05:51 The retreat of investors from the property market is starting to look like a rout with a big fall in applications in March. In seasonally adjusted terms, investor loans fell 9 per cent over the month. Owner-occupier interest also cooled, down 1.9 per cent. Overall …

Live export protest continues in SA as cattle ship readies to set off

Live export protest continues in SA as cattle ship readies to set off

Posted April 27, 2018 20:02:28 Photo: About 80 protesters gathered at Port Adelaide holding signs and chanting against the live export ship. (ABC News: Claire Campbell) Related Story: Live export ship refused permission to sail as footage reveals ‘shocking’ conditions aboard Related Story: Live export is a centuries-old Australian industry, …

Hunt continues for suspected Mossad agents after killing of Hamas engineer in Malaysia

Hunt continues for suspected Mossad agents after killing of Hamas engineer in Malaysia

Updated April 24, 2018 10:45:03 Video: Malaysian police release images of suspects (ABC News) Related Story: Hamas blames Israeli spies for assassination in Malaysia Map: Palestinian Territory, Occupied Malaysian police say they are still hunting for two suspects in the murder of the Palestinian engineering professor Fadi al-Batsh on the …

Banking royal commission continues CBA grilling

Banking royal commission continues CBA grilling

Posted April 19, 2018 09:33:13 The banking royal commission continues with CBA’s Marianne Perkovic still in the stand, after she was yesterday accused of “dissembling” and failing to answer the questions put to her. Later in the day, the commission is due to hear from Westpac and ANZ. The focus …

Live: Banking royal commission continues AMP grilling

Live: Banking royal commission continues AMP grilling

Updated April 18, 2018 10:38:20 AMP is first up on the stand after almost two days of revelations about how senior management misled the corporate regulator to downplay the fee-for-no-service scandal at the company. The Commonwealth Bank and its soon-to-be-spun-off wealth management arm Colonial First State will front the commission …

Hobart’s housing crisis continues as second tent site crops up for city’s homeless

Hobart’s housing crisis continues as second tent site crops up for city’s homeless

Updated April 16, 2018 19:03:54 Photo: Peter Burns (l) and Michael Prestage have been camped at the site for several weeks. (ABC News: Rhiana Whitson) A pregnant woman has joined a growing number of homeless Tasmanians camping out in increasingly cold conditions in Hobart. Questions are being raised over what …