Girls aged two and three killed in Geelong house fire | Australia news

Two young girls have died and a six-month-old baby has been taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after a house fire in Geelong. The fire, which started about 8am on Thursday in Loch Street in Geelong East, was brought under control shortly afterwards. The girls, aged two and three, were …

Alice Springs Girls Academy members broaden horizons in first Adelaide trip

Alice Springs Girls Academy members broaden horizons in first Adelaide trip

Posted August 25, 2018 10:23:28 Photo: Girls Academy members Lia Liversidge-Rosas and Shoneeka Abbott at Alberton Oval. (ABC News: Isadora Bogle) About 1,500 kilometres — or two days of travel — with an overnight pit stop at Port Augusta. That is how far some schoolgirls from Alice Springs have travelled …

Pink answers grieving girl’s wish for a hug at Brisbane concert

Pink answers grieving girl’s wish for a hug at Brisbane concert

Updated August 22, 2018 18:11:40 Photo: Pink posed for a selfie with teenager Leah Murphy at Monday’s concert in Brisbane. (Supplied: Katrina Donkin) Related Story: Pink hospitalised with gastro, postpones Sydney shows Related Story: Katy Perry turns up at Adelaide home to surprise sick fan A 14-year-old girl grieving the …

Former South Australian child protection worker sentenced to 12 years in jail for abusing two girls

Former South Australian child protection worker sentenced to 12 years in jail for abusing two girls

Posted August 17, 2018 12:37:12 A former South Australian child protection worker who sexually abused two young girls will spend at least nine years in prison. But the mother of one of his victims said the penalty was nowhere near harsh enough for the “sicko” who took her daughter’s “vulnerability”. …

Robotics drawing more girls to STEM subjects at school, and they’re often the top students

Robotics drawing more girls to STEM subjects at school, and they’re often the top students

Updated August 09, 2018 15:27:51 A Queensland school robotics course is drawing a growing number of girls to STEM subjects, and encouraging a new generation of female engineers. Traditionally a male-dominated area, the number of girls taking up robotics in schools is growing fast. Merrimac State High School on the …

Spice Girls ‘getting back together’ this year, Mel B says

Spice Girls ‘getting back together’ this year, Mel B says

Posted July 24, 2018 21:11:31 Photo: The Spice Girls: Mel C, Emma Bunton, Mel B, Victoria Beckham and Geri Halliwell. (Facebook: MelBOfficial) Related Story: Stop right now! The Spice Girls are (kind of) getting back together, again The Spice Girls reunion is “definitely” happening this year, band member Melanie “Scary” …

School uniform policy: Find out where your state stands on girls wearing shorts and pants

School uniform policy: Find out where your state stands on girls wearing shorts and pants

Updated July 24, 2018 11:52:38 The New South Wales Government has announced that girls at all public schools will be given the option of wearing shorts and pants rather than skirts and dresses. Earlier this month, the Queensland Government announced it would be implementing the same policy in state schools …

Rodeo girls prove they are just as tough as the boys in the arena – ABC Rural

Rodeo girls prove they are just as tough as the boys in the arena – ABC Rural

Louise O’Neill and Heidi Bateman want to prove that they are just as good as the boys. They are only 11, but that is not stopping them from strapping on their helmets, pulling up their boots and entering the rodeo arena in an event usually dominated by men. Both girls …