Snooker tournament honours on of the greats, Tasmanian Ron Atkins

Snooker tournament honours on of the greats, Tasmanian Ron Atkins

Updated May 21, 2018 12:48:43 Photo: Ron Atkins playing snooker in the 1980s world championships. (Supplied: Leanne Atkins) A snooker tournament in honour of a Tasmanian legend attracted a strong field last week, as the sport enjoys a resurgence of popularity around Australia and the world. The inaugural Ron Atkins …

National Memorial for Peace and Justice honours African American lynching victims

National Memorial for Peace and Justice honours African American lynching victims

By Elle Hardy Updated April 26, 2018 10:28:41 Related Story: The history of the statue behind the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville On the night of September 17, 1935, about 50 men, faces smeared with dirt to mask their identities, broke into the Lafayette County courthouse jail in Oxford, Mississippi. …

Anzac Day: US submariners dawn service honours Brisbane’s forgotten naval history

Anzac Day: US submariners dawn service honours Brisbane’s forgotten naval history

Updated April 24, 2018 15:39:11 Photo: The USS S-42 was one of the first to arrive in Brisbane and was based in New Farm Wharf while patrolling through the war. (Supplied) Related Story: Where to go to pay your respects in Brisbane this Anzac Day Peggy McLellan fondly remembers days …

Prince Harry honours Australian refugee ambassador Usman Iftikhar for work with entrepreneurs

Prince Harry honours Australian refugee ambassador Usman Iftikhar for work with entrepreneurs

Updated April 17, 2018 10:12:25 Video: Usman Iftikhar is crowned Commonwealth Young Person of the Year by Prince Harry (ABC News) Related Story: Wounded war veterans embrace Harry and Meghan’s pre-wedding spotlight An Australian who helps refugees start their own businesses has received an award from the Commonwealth’s newly appointed …

Blackjack smashes record to claim Brisbane to Gladstone line honours

Blackjack smashes record to claim Brisbane to Gladstone line honours

Updated March 31, 2018 16:54:08 Photo: Blackjack, pictured minutes before the start of the race, went on to set a line honours record. (ABC News: Kristian Silva) Related Story: Son keeps dad’s memory afloat with yacht made from a shower, batteries and an old plane There was no sense of …