Beef Australia 2018: Hats on show at Australia’s biggest beef industry event

Beef Australia 2018: Hats on show at Australia’s biggest beef industry event

Posted May 12, 2018 10:29:22 Photo: Hayden Beattie finds himself a new hat to wear in the show ring at Beef Australia 2018. (ABC Capricornia: Megan Hendry) Never trust a man in a black hat. Or so they say in Western movies. But how much can you really tell from …

Children’s Taiwan flag design painted over by council ahead of beef industry event

Children’s Taiwan flag design painted over by council ahead of beef industry event

Posted May 09, 2018 05:49:10 Photo: Cow statue with the fish design showing Taiwan’s flag before it was removed by council. (Facebook: Syuan-Si Chen) Related Story: How the beef industry is reinventing itself with ‘conscious’ consumers, digital disruption A family is outraged after Taiwanese flags were painted over by council …

London Marathon: Madison de Rozario wins women’s wheelchair event in high temperatures

London Marathon: Madison de Rozario wins women’s wheelchair event in high temperatures

Posted April 23, 2018 07:24:36 Photo: Australia’s Madison de Rozario followed up her Commonwealth Games triumph with victory in the London Marathon. (AP: Kirsty Wigglesworth) Fresh from her Commonwealth Games triumph, Australia’s Madison De Rozario has taken out the women’s elite wheelchair event at the London Marathon. Her compatriot Kurt …

Margaret River Pro surfing event cancelled after shark attacks near Gracetown

Margaret River Pro surfing event cancelled after shark attacks near Gracetown

Updated April 18, 2018 10:46:35 The Margaret River Pro surfing competition has been cancelled by organisers due to safety concerns following two shark attacks near Gracetown on Monday. The event had been suspended yesterday due to poor conditions, but in a statement this morning World Surf League CEO Sophie Goldschmidt …

UFC champion Conor McGregor allegedly crashes press event, attacks opponents’ van

UFC champion Conor McGregor allegedly crashes press event, attacks opponents’ van

Updated April 06, 2018 11:48:53 External Link: Boxing Corner’s tweet: So the background to why Conor McGregor went nuts today is in retaliation to Khabib & his team cornering McGregor’s team mate artem Lobov yesterday McGregor and his team flew into NYC from Ireland today UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor …

Farmer donates fuel to keep hospital and nurses running during a freak weather event

Farmer donates fuel to keep hospital and nurses running during a freak weather event

Updated April 05, 2018 20:35:59 A Western Australian farmer is being praised for his efforts in keeping a small town’s hospital running following a power loss during a freak storm over the Easter weekend. Geoff Waters, 66, has lived in Kununoppin, 260 kilometres north-east of Perth, his whole life. When …

Mick Fanning gets through to final in Bells Beach world surfing event

Mick Fanning gets through to final in Bells Beach world surfing event

Updated April 05, 2018 11:26:23 Three-time surfing world champion Mick Fanning is on the verge of a fairytale finish to his career after advancing to the final of the Bells Beach Classic. Fanning beat American Patrick Gudauskas in this morning’s semi finals on Victoria’s surf coast. Earlier, he beat good …

Commonwealth Games: Thousands of cops and soldiers deployed in Qld’s biggest security event

Commonwealth Games: Thousands of cops and soldiers deployed in Qld’s biggest security event

Posted April 03, 2018 05:40:44 Photo: Special Emergency Response Team officers will be on hand for any serious problems. (ABC News: Tom Forbes) Related Story: Indian ‘Commonwealth Games imposters’ detained at Brisbane Airport Fighter jets and “drone guns” are part of the high-powered arsenal available to authorities to keep the …

‘A backwards step’: Bev Buckingham blasts female-only race event

‘A backwards step’: Bev Buckingham blasts female-only race event

Updated March 08, 2018 09:13:11 Photo: Tasmanian jockeys Hayley McCarthy, Siggy Carr and Teagan Voorham rode in the Mowbray event. (ABC News: Tim Morgan) The first ever Australian Female Jockey Championships held in Launceston last night has been labelled as “backward” by one of Tasmania’s greatest riders. To coincide with …

Western Australia volunteers rescue five whales after mass-stranding event | Australia news

Volunteers have helped rescue five of the 150 short-finned pilot whales that became stranded on a beach in Western Australia. The whales were freed by authorities at Hamelin Bay, south of Perth, with the help of vets and more than 100 volunteers. The surviving five whales have been moved to …