Noonamah Rodeo organisers fear ban on camping will lead to drink driving

Noonamah Rodeo organisers fear ban on camping will lead to drink driving

Posted May 16, 2018 17:57:15 Photo: Rodeo organiser Tony Innes fears the camping ban will dissuade patrons from attending. (Supplied: Spokz Photography) A camping ban looks set to be enforced by the NT Government at this year’s Noonamah Rodeo, “dumbfounding” organisers who believe it will elevate the risk of patrons …

Bondi Beach almost had a train station, but fear got in the way – Curious Sydney

Bondi Beach almost had a train station, but fear got in the way – Curious Sydney

Updated May 03, 2018 13:01:21 Photo: It can be a lot of push and shove to get on a bus to or from Bondi Junction train station. (Supplied: Daniel Bowen) Related Story: Sydney is rebuilding tram systems ripped out in the 1960s It is Australia’s most famous beach, but anyone …

Tourism boom and hotel investment lauded by industry, but some fear Tasmania’s natural charm under threat

Tourism boom and hotel investment lauded by industry, but some fear Tasmania’s natural charm under threat

Updated April 27, 2018 09:05:55 Photo: The Tasmanian Government wants to make the state the “eco-tourism capital” of the world. (Federal Hotels) With thousands of new hotel rooms planned and the Tasmanian Government pushing to make the state the “world destination for eco-tourism”, some are worried the island will not …

Recreational lobster fishermen fear decline in stock levels in north-west Tasmania – ABC Rural

Recreational lobster fishermen fear decline in stock levels in north-west Tasmania – ABC Rural

Recreational fishermen want increased measures to protect stocks of rock lobster on Tasmania’s far-north-west coast. The latest research from the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) confirms the total quantity of unfished rock lobster in the area is now similar to historic lows on the state’s east coast. The …

Online harassment of women driven by misogyny, fear and a need for power

Online harassment of women driven by misogyny, fear and a need for power

Posted April 18, 2018 07:35:04 Photo: Online abuse is ultimately a struggle for power over women. (Stokpic.com) “Another morning, another bit of casual misogyny & abuse”, ABC journalist Leigh Sales lamented last week after receiving a tweet accusing her of “virtually” performing sexual acts on her 7.30 guests. Sales’ comments …

Two Margaret River Pro surfers fear for safety after shark attacks near Gracetown

Two Margaret River Pro surfers fear for safety after shark attacks near Gracetown

Updated April 17, 2018 13:29:01 Video: Second man attacked by shark in WA’s South West (ABC News) Two of the world’s top surfers say they do not feel comfortable competing in Western Australia’s Margaret River region in the wake of two shark attacks that happened just hours and a few …

White South African farmers say they’re living in fear, but blacks say they’re the ones being victimised

White South African farmers say they’re living in fear, but blacks say they’re the ones being victimised

Updated April 12, 2018 18:06:18 Photo: Chris Esterhuizen, a taxidermist and chairman of his local neighbourhood watch, says the fear of being attacked is taking a big emotional toll on him. (ABC News) Every night, local farmers go on patrol around Bela Bela in South Africa’s Limpopo province. Armed and …

Australian sex workers fear US anti-trafficking laws could make the internet off limits – Science News

Australian sex workers fear US anti-trafficking laws could make the internet off limits – Science News

Think about the tools you use for work, and then imagine a legal change on the other side of the world could take them out of your hands. Sex workers fear that could happen in Australia if a contentious US bill becomes law. It’s aimed at making websites liable if …

Roadhouse communities fear lack of Eyre Highway ambulance service will cost lives

Roadhouse communities fear lack of Eyre Highway ambulance service will cost lives

Updated April 08, 2018 21:01:17 Photo: There is currently no ambulance service at the Caiguna roadhouse. (ABC News: Mark Bennett) Communities along a remote 700 kilometre stretch of the only sealed road linking two Australian states are praying there won’t be any major crashes in the area, because the closest …

Roadhouse communities fear lack of Eyre Highway ambulance service will cost lives

Roadhouse communities fear lack of Eyre Highway ambulance service will cost lives

Posted April 08, 2018 10:53:20 Photo: There is currently no ambulance service at the Caiguna roadhouse. (ABC News: Mark Bennett) Communities along a remote 700 kilometre stretch of the only sealed road linking two Australian states are praying there won’t be any major crashes in the area, because the closest …