A-League eyeing possible Andres Iniesta coup as Barcelona free agent drops Australia hint

A-League eyeing possible Andres Iniesta coup as Barcelona free agent drops Australia hint

Posted May 11, 2018 11:47:11 Photo: Andres Iniesta will depart FC Barcelona at the end of this season, and Australia has been mooted as a possible destination. (AP: Andres Kudacki) It might be unlikely, but knowing the A-League is at least in the mix to bring Andres Iniesta to play …

Federal Government drops $20m into Tasmania’s fruit fly war chest

Federal Government drops $20m into Tasmania’s fruit fly war chest

By Fiona Blackwood Updated May 05, 2018 12:40:48 The Federal Government has announced it will spend $20 million on the war against fruit fly in Tasmania. But some fear the money has come too late and will not be spent on the frontline workers needed to detect the pest. A …

Tennant Creek women’s shelter use ‘drops dramatically’ following alcohol restrictions

Tennant Creek women’s shelter use ‘drops dramatically’ following alcohol restrictions

Updated April 28, 2018 10:38:14 The number of women using emergency accommodation in Tennant Creek in the NT has dropped dramatically since alcohol restrictions were brought in, says the chief executive of the town’s women’s shelter. Key points: Limits on the times and volumes of takeaway alcohol sales were brought …

Pilot Drops Fire Retardant on Texas Wildfire

A wildfire burned through 1,500 acres in the panhandle of Texas on Thursday, April 12, before firefighters were able to get it under control. The Texas A&M Forest Service released video on Friday showing a fire retardant drop from the pilot’s perspective at the Canadian River Fire. Several fires burned …

Splendour in the Grass line-up drops tomorrow and women will be watching

Splendour in the Grass line-up drops tomorrow and women will be watching

Updated April 10, 2018 09:48:17 Photo: Camp Cope members called out Falls Festival organisers over the lack of women on the bill. (ABC News: Danielle Bonica ) Related Story: Why women in Australia’s music industry are waiting for a generation of men to retire On the eve of Splendour in …

Nick Xenophon’s federal party drops his name

Nick Xenophon’s federal party drops his name

Updated April 10, 2018 12:30:54 With Nick Xenophon without a parliamentary seat in Canberra or South Australia, the ‘Nick Xenophon Team’ will officially change its name to the ‘Centre Alliance’. Key points: The Nick Xenophon Team (NXT) will change its name to Centre Alliance The NXT was founded in 2013, …

Splendour in the Grass line-up drops tomorrow and Camp Cope will be watching

Splendour in the Grass line-up drops tomorrow and Camp Cope will be watching

By national music correspondent Zan Rowe and Naomi Selvaratnam Posted April 10, 2018 04:58:52 Photo: Camp Cope members called out Falls Festival organisers over the lack of women on the bill. (ABC News: Danielle Bonica ) Related Story: Why women in Australia’s music industry are waiting for a generation of …

Dow Jones drops 345 points as Facebook, Tesla, Twitter and tech stocks slide

Dow Jones drops 345 points as Facebook, Tesla, Twitter and tech stocks slide

Updated March 28, 2018 07:55:47 Australian shares are headed for a tumble, as a plunge in big-name technology weighed down US markets. Markets at 7:10am (AEDT): ASX SPI 200 futures -1pc, ASX 200 (Tuesday’s close) +0.7pc at 5,832 AUD: 76.75 US cents, 54.2 British pence, 61.87 Euro cents, 80.9 Japanese …

TPG Telecom first-half profit drops 11pc over NBN costs

TPG Telecom first-half profit drops 11pc over NBN costs

Updated March 20, 2018 12:13:35 TPG Telecom has posted a first-half net profit of just under $200 million — 11 per cent lower than last year’s figure. It reported pre-tax earnings of $418 million for the six months ended January 2018, which is a $55 million decrease compared to last …

Tony Abbott drops leadership hint at Pauline Hanson’s book launch

Tony Abbott drops leadership hint at Pauline Hanson’s book launch

Posted March 27, 2018 12:55:04 Video: Tony Abbott refuses to rule out a return to leadership (ABC News) Former prime minister Tony Abbott has not denied reports he is considering running for the Liberal leadership if the Coalition loses the next election. Key points: Tony Abbott launched a new book …