Anzac Day 2018: Why is Armistice Way in Queensland’s Granite Belt full of Western Front names?

Anzac Day 2018: Why is Armistice Way in Queensland’s Granite Belt full of Western Front names?

Posted April 25, 2018 06:54:59 Photo: Lorene Long researched the stories of soldier settlers who lived near the seven rail sidings. (ABC Southern Qld: Peter Gunders) The trenches of the Western Front were half a world away from the rocky fields of Queensland’s Granite Belt, but when returning soldiers settled …

Damaging winds, squally showers and huge dust storms as wintery front lashes SA

Damaging winds, squally showers and huge dust storms as wintery front lashes SA

Updated April 14, 2018 12:17:40 Photo: Soil and dust blown in to SA’s Mid North from areas to its north and west. (ABC: Khama Reid) Related Story: Three major fires break out in South Australia Related Story: Dramatic lightning show illuminates Adelaide Damaging winds have kept the State Emergency Service …

Man who killed wife in front of children ‘over Islamic State’ jailed for life

Man who killed wife in front of children ‘over Islamic State’ jailed for life

Updated March 29, 2018 11:33:03 A Melbourne man who brutally murdered and mutilated his wife in front of their three young children has been sentenced to life in prison. Police believe the 36-year-old Broadmeadows man, who cannot be named for legal reasons, may have killed his wife because she didn’t …

Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal likely poisoned at front door, UK police say

Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal likely poisoned at front door, UK police say

Posted March 29, 2018 09:09:06 Photo: Police are concentrating their efforts at the home of the Skripals. (AP: Frank Augstein) The Russian ex-spy and his daughter left critically ill in a nerve agent attack three weeks ago were probably poisoned at the front door of their home in south-western England, …

Cambridge Analytica’s Australian connections — the used-car salesman and the suburban front office

Cambridge Analytica’s Australian connections — the used-car salesman and the suburban front office

Updated March 21, 2018 18:29:34 Photo: Cambridge Analytica doesn’t operate in Australia, and never has. But this building is its registered head office. (ABC News) This is the registered Australian head office of the shady big data company that claims to be so powerful it can swing elections. Except it’s …