A-league grand final fever in Newcastle as Jets bid for glory

A-league grand final fever in Newcastle as Jets bid for glory

Updated May 03, 2018 14:45:21 Photo: Todd Blackwell tries to make every Jets game he can, despite the pain from an ongoing injury. (ABC News: Ben Homer) Related Story: Three wooden spoons and David Beckham: How the Newcastle Jets reversed 10 years of misery Related Story: The Jets are the …

Mosquitoes sterilised in bid to help stop the spread of dengue fever, zika virus

Mosquitoes sterilised in bid to help stop the spread of dengue fever, zika virus

Posted April 15, 2018 16:03:09 Australian scientists say the initial results of a project to desex deadly mosquitoes are promising. Researchers have released more than 1 million sterile Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in several communities near Innisfail, south of Cairns, in far north Queensland. The mosquitoes, which are native to Africa, …

Tropical Cyclone Marcus unable to shake spirits, as Tiwi Islands footy fever finally sets in

Tropical Cyclone Marcus unable to shake spirits, as Tiwi Islands footy fever finally sets in

Updated March 25, 2018 18:13:48 Photo: Tikalaru Dockers fans run onto the field as the grand final gets underway. (ABC News: Robert Baird) The Tiwi Islands has been hit with a case of grand final fever, and if you thought a cyclone would be enough to shake punters’ spirits, you …

Queensland Reds’ trip to South Africa stalled by yellow fever vaccination concerns, prompting London detour

Queensland Reds’ trip to South Africa stalled by yellow fever vaccination concerns, prompting London detour

Posted March 20, 2018 10:04:03 Photo: The Queensland Reds’ trip to Cape Town has been stalled by a massive, last-minute detour to London. (AAP: Dan Peled) The Queensland Reds have been preaching the message about embracing adversity this Super Rugby season, and it’s coming to them in spades after a …