Pony dumped in grandmother’s backyard after 13-year-old girl responds to online ad

Pony dumped in grandmother’s backyard after 13-year-old girl responds to online ad

Updated May 12, 2018 10:50:41 Photo: The pony, named Mr Melvin Andrews, was found in the Stoke-on-Trent backyard. (Supplied: RSPCA) A grandmother in England was “very shocked” to discover a pony left in her backyard, after her granddaughter responded to an advertisement on the internet. The 13-year-old girl answered the …

NAPLAN testing needs to be dumped in NSW with ‘haste’, NSW Government says

NAPLAN testing needs to be dumped in NSW with ‘haste’, NSW Government says

Updated May 04, 2018 08:16:38 Photo: Education Minster Rob Stokes says the test has become a way to “extort money” from students. New South Wales is the first state to call for NAPLAN testing to be scrapped, with Education Minister Rob Stokes demanding it be replaced as a matter of …

Morning mail: plea from Nauru, Medicare levy rise dumped, millennial marriage | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Thursday 26 April. Top stories A 12-year-old asylum seeker held on Nauru has publicly pleaded for his severely depressed mother to be moved to Australia, for the urgent medical treatment doctors have been recommending for …

Nuclear waste from Australia’s only reactor ready to be dumped

Nuclear waste from Australia’s only reactor ready to be dumped

Updated April 12, 2018 13:32:21 Photo: The nuclear facility in Sydney’s south produces radioisotopes for industrial and medical use. (ABC News: Philippa McDonald) Ten years worth of nuclear waste from Australia’s only reactor will be exported for reprocessing in a secretive high-security operation later this year. Key points: The spent …

Victorian community orders dumped for aggravated carjacking, home invasion offences

Victorian community orders dumped for aggravated carjacking, home invasion offences

Posted April 11, 2018 17:58:59 Photo: The community safety statement also restricts the use of CCOs for five other offences. (ABC News: Stephanie Anderson) Victorian judges will be forced to send criminals convicted of aggravated home invasions and carjackings to prison under reforms from the Andrews Government. The courts will …

Trio guilty over death of woman dumped at Joonadalup hospital

Trio guilty over death of woman dumped at Joonadalup hospital

Updated March 21, 2018 22:08:18 Three men who dumped a critically injured 27-year old-woman outside a Perth hospital have been found guilty of robbing, kidnapping and killing her. Key points: Peta Fairhead suffered her injuries when she either fell or jumped out of a car She and two companions had …