Grenfell Tower: Whirlpool fridge model declared safe after London tower fire

Grenfell Tower: Whirlpool fridge model declared safe after London tower fire

Posted May 15, 2018 23:34:44 Photo: Public hearings on the cause of the fire are due to start next month. (Reuters: Toby Melville, File) A model of Whirlpool fridge freezer initially thought to have started last year’s deadly Grenfell Tower fire has been declared safe after technical investigations ordered by …

Hobart floods declared a natural disaster as Lord Mayor puts damage cost in ‘tens of millions’

Hobart floods declared a natural disaster as Lord Mayor puts damage cost in ‘tens of millions’

Updated May 14, 2018 19:36:25 Photo: Clean-up work was continuing in many areas. (ABC News: Tony King) The Federal Government has declared last week’s flood event in Hobart a natural disaster as the full extent of the damage becomes clearer. The Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements provide for assistance …

Hobart flooding declared ‘catastrophe’ as wild Tasmanian storm eases and tracks north

Hobart flooding declared ‘catastrophe’ as wild Tasmanian storm eases and tracks north

By Fiona Blackwood Posted May 11, 2018 16:50:39 Photo: There have been more than 1,000 insurance claims after Hobart’s flooding crisis. (ABC News: Carla Howarth) Related Story: Live: BOM warns of damaging winds for the east as Hobart clean-up continues Related Story: Hobart’s homeless shelter in cow shed after wild …

‘Disaster’ almost declared at Royal Adelaide Hospital amid overcrowding

‘Disaster’ almost declared at Royal Adelaide Hospital amid overcrowding

Updated March 28, 2018 16:01:29 The Royal Adelaide Hospital was so crowded earlier this month a disaster was almost declared, according to the Salaried Medical Officers Association. The association’s senior industrial officer, Bernadette Mulholland, visited the hospital on March 19 and said the emergency department was so full, a section …