Risk to public health escalated to ‘very high’ after third Ebola case confirmed: WHO

Risk to public health escalated to ‘very high’ after third Ebola case confirmed: WHO

Posted May 18, 2018 18:47:32 Photo: It was the third case in an urban area, sparking fears of a wider contamination. (UNICEF: Mark Naftalin) A third confirmed case of the Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has led the World Health Organisation to escalate its assessment of …

Royals wedding fever arrives in Queensland complete with high tea, 15-piece orchestra and royal crockery

Royals wedding fever arrives in Queensland complete with high tea, 15-piece orchestra and royal crockery

Posted May 18, 2018 14:03:10 The red carpet is literally being rolled out in north Queensland, complete with a 15-piece orchestra, to celebrate this weekend’s Royal wedding. Cairns resident Melissa Harwood is a long-time royal fan who has pulled out all the stops to make sure the wedding is appropriately …

Fact check: Can High Court justices be dual citizens? – Fact Check

Fact check: Can High Court justices be dual citizens? – Fact Check

Posted May 17, 2018 16:26:34 Photo: The Australian Constitution does not prevent dual citizens from sitting as High Court judges. Australia’s dual citizenship saga continues to claim victims, with the High Court on May 9 finding former senator Katy Gallagher – a British-Australian dual citizen at the time nominations closed …

Geelong water fountains shut off after high lead levels detected

Geelong water fountains shut off after high lead levels detected

Updated May 16, 2018 18:27:57 Photo: Plumbing materials are believed to be the source of the lead in the drinking fountains. (ABC News: Cameron Best) Authorities say Geelong’s water supply is safe despite high levels of lead being detected in the council’s public drinking fountains. About 30 water fountains have …

Interstate grog runners left high and dry as NT Police seize 200 litres of alcohol

Interstate grog runners left high and dry as NT Police seize 200 litres of alcohol

Updated May 16, 2018 14:30:57 Interstate grog runners have been thwarted by Northern Territory Police who seized 200 litres of alcohol destined for Tennant Creek. Police say the haul was sourced in Mount Isa, before being taken across the Queensland-NT border. It included 185 litres of cask wine, which was …

Government’s $89bn shipbuilding project at ‘high risk’ of expensive blowout, audit warns

Government’s $89bn shipbuilding project at ‘high risk’ of expensive blowout, audit warns

Posted May 15, 2018 14:25:24 Photo: The audit says Defence does not know how much running its OPVs will cost. (Supplied: Australian Defence Force) Related Story: Navy signs $3.5 billion deal to build offshore patrol fleet in WA and SA Related Story: The Navy’s shipbuilding deal is more complicated and …

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High School eSports League: How gaming is changing the modern-day classroom

High School eSports League: How gaming is changing the modern-day classroom

Updated May 14, 2018 07:10:28 Photo: Adelaide teacher Tom Fogarty believes eSports can benefit students in class. (Supplied: AGFA eSports) In the modern-day classroom, gaming is common language. That is the opinion of Adelaide’s Toby Fogarty, who is one of the increasing number of teachers using video games to re-engage …

Timing of High Court’s citizenship decision shows it couldn’t give a rats about the politics

Timing of High Court’s citizenship decision shows it couldn’t give a rats about the politics

Posted May 11, 2018 15:51:46 Just days after the federal budget, and it has all but been lost in the malaise of another development in the dual citizenship fiasco. So was it delicious or malicious timing from the High Court to screw over the Government’s post-budget sales pitch? Its judgment …

High fashion and high church: Why religious dress is always a performance – RN

High fashion and high church: Why religious dress is always a performance – RN

Posted May 10, 2018 08:01:00 Photo: Anglican rector Daniel Dries wears the biretta, a black square cap, during solemn high mass. (ABC RN: Siobhan Hegarty) Related Story: Sydney sisters build empire with ‘man-repelling’ Orthodox Jewish fashion This week’s Met Gala proved that religious-inspired fashion can make a show-stopping spectacle. But …