Perth Glory’s appointment of coach Tony Popovic heralds a new era for the club

Perth Glory’s appointment of coach Tony Popovic heralds a new era for the club

Posted May 17, 2018 16:00:40 Photo: The signing of Tony Popovic is a statement of intent from Perth Glory. (AAP Image: Dean Lewins) Related Story: Lowe axed as Glory coach after missing out on A-League finals The signing of Tony Popovic is a statement of intent Perth Glory is no …

In an era of troubled islands, multi-million-dollar Queensland development is knocked back

In an era of troubled islands, multi-million-dollar Queensland development is knocked back

Updated May 17, 2018 06:56:12 Photo: Hummock Hill Island is about 30 kilometres south of Gladstone in central Queensland. (Supplied: Pacificus) Related Story: Queensland’s idyllic islands are sitting in ruins, so what has gone so wrong? Related Story: Another Great Barrier Reef resort is on the market As idyllic islands …

‘Marry first, then fall in love’: The evolution of love and marriage in China since Mao Zedong’s era

‘Marry first, then fall in love’: The evolution of love and marriage in China since Mao Zedong’s era

Updated April 22, 2018 08:29:04 Video: Yaosheng Zhang said it was more than just love that brought Xiuzhu Huang together 60 years ago. (Picture-Supplied Yaosheng Zhang) (The World) Married at First Sight has captured the attention of Australians who are drawn to the drama between complete strangers matched and made …

Employees stuck in ‘outdated’, ‘zombie’ contracts of WorkChoices era

Employees stuck in ‘outdated’, ‘zombie’ contracts of WorkChoices era

Posted April 16, 2018 04:53:38 Photo: WorkChoices era agreements remain common at a host of fast food and beverage outlets, Ms Fitzpatrick said. (unsplash.com) Thousands of Australian employees are still unwittingly trapped in so-called “zombie” workplace contracts written during the WorkChoices era, an investigation by the ABC’s daily news podcast …

Can we still enjoy dated movies in the #metoo era?

Can we still enjoy dated movies in the #metoo era?

By Rebecca Harkins-Cross Posted April 14, 2018 06:50:36 External Link: The Breakfast Club trailer Related Story: The Breakfast Club is ‘troubling’ in the #metoo age, Molly Ringwald says Related Story: The Simpsons addresses ‘the problem with Apu’, dividing fans On a recent Sunday, I would’ve given my kingdom for a …

Teachers distressed by ‘demise’ of play-based learning in era of NAPLAN testing

Teachers distressed by ‘demise’ of play-based learning in era of NAPLAN testing

By Nadia Mitsopoulos and Emma Wynne Posted April 05, 2018 08:00:15 Photo: Are expectations of children in kindergarten and pre-primary too high? (ABC Radio Perth: Emma Wynne) Related Story: Anxious kids, worried parents: Coping with emotional turmoil in childhood Related Story: Take toys away and your kids will thank you …

Darren Lehmann’s coaching era ends in wake of Australian cricket’s ball-tampering scandal

Darren Lehmann’s coaching era ends in wake of Australian cricket’s ball-tampering scandal

Updated March 30, 2018 09:10:25 Photo: Darren Lehmann took over as Australian coach in 2013. (Reuters: Action Images/Andrew Boyers) The Darren Lehmann era is over, with “Boof” stepping down as Australia’s head coach only days after he was cleared of any wrongdoing in the ball-tampering saga, which has engulfed the …

Lakeside life still buzzing out west in post-AFL era

Lakeside life still buzzing out west in post-AFL era

WEST Lakes offers a relaxed environment built around a man-made lake with plenty of reserves and walking trails to help you unwind. Natacha Bursill and husband Adrian Mitchell (pictured above with son Liam) are selling her mother’s four-bedroom home in Lakeview Ave with a tinge of sadness now she’s gone. …

Darren Lehmann’s coaching era ends in wake of Australian cricket’s ball-tampering scandal

Darren Lehmann’s coaching era ends in wake of Australian cricket’s ball-tampering scandal

Posted March 30, 2018 00:05:53 Photo: Darren Lehmann took over as Australian coach in 2013. (Reuters: Action Images/Andrew Boyers) The Darren Lehmann era is over, with “Boof” stepping down as Australia’s head coach only days after he was cleared of any wrongdoing in the ball-tampering saga, which has engulfed the …

‘Twerking era bottom pinching isn’t overtly sexual’, magistrate says, finding policeman not guilty

‘Twerking era bottom pinching isn’t overtly sexual’, magistrate says, finding policeman not guilty

Posted March 29, 2018 17:16:13 Photo: Sergeant Ramsden, leaving the South Hedland justice complex, was found not guilty. (ABC North West: Kendall O’Connor) A Western Australian police officer who grabbed a woman on the bottom at a sporting event in the state’s north-west has been found not guilty of indecent …