Wilkinson launches "landmark" racism case against AFL

May 10, 2018. Former Gold Coast AFL player Joel Wilkinson speaking to media at Shine Lawyers offices in Melbourne about his case against the AFL over racism and sexual harassment. Wilkinson says his career was cut short because of racism. Wilkinson’s lawyer Will Barsby says two more former players have …

Melania Trump launches ‘Be Best’ campaign focusing on children’s wellbeing, social media – Donald Trump’s America

Melania Trump launches ‘Be Best’ campaign focusing on children’s wellbeing, social media – Donald Trump’s America

Posted May 08, 2018 10:48:15 Photo: US first lady Melania Trump is fighting against “destructive or addictive behaviour” in children. (Reuters: Kevin Lamarque) In a rare twist on their White House roles, first lady Melania Trump has commanded the Rose Garden lectern while her husband watched from the audience. Key …

University of Queensland launches investigation after researchers promote Universal Medicine ‘cult’

University of Queensland launches investigation after researchers promote Universal Medicine ‘cult’

Updated April 16, 2018 08:01:17 Video: WARNING: Explicit content – Universal Medicine sex seminar (ABC News) Researchers who promoted an alleged cult and showcased its bizarre healing claims in published studies have embroiled one of Australia’s top universities in an academic misconduct probe. Key points: UQ faculty members promote unproven …

Guide Dogs Tasmania launches new campaign to stop discrimination in cafes and restaurants

Guide Dogs Tasmania launches new campaign to stop discrimination in cafes and restaurants

Posted April 13, 2018 18:29:48 Photo: Guide dogs are sometimes refused access because of a lack of understanding. (ABC News: Linda Hunt) Related Story: Guide dogs and sight canes not enough for disabled parking — that needs to change, MP says Related Story: Memorial guide dog tags taken from Hobart …

Former AFL footballer Nathan Djerrkura launches Indigenous training program

Former AFL footballer Nathan Djerrkura launches Indigenous training program

Posted April 12, 2018 17:05:40 Photo: Former Western Bulldogs player Nathan Djerrkura is now running an Indigenous employment program. (ABC News) Former Australian Rules footballer Nathan Djerrkura and his brother Damien were sick of seeing too many of their own Yolngu people in North East Arnhem land get into the …

NBN launches fibre-to-the-curb technology, but existing customers won’t benefit

NBN launches fibre-to-the-curb technology, but existing customers won’t benefit

By Nick Sas Posted April 08, 2018 16:24:44 Photo: The new technology sees NBN fibre optic cable laid out to a telecommunications pit underneath the curb or footpath. (Supplied: NBN Co) Related Story: Only a quarter of fibre-to-the-node NBN connections will reach 100Mbps Related Story: Malcolm Turnbull has won the …

Cricket Australia launches independent ‘cultural’ review

Cricket Australia launches independent ‘cultural’ review

Updated April 06, 2018 15:14:55 Video: Cricket Australia announces review into culture of men’s team (ABC News) Related Story: What a year without Steve Smith means for Australia Related Story: David Warner accepts 12-month ban Cricket Australia (CA) will launch an independent review into the organisation’s “culture, processes and governance” …

Cricket Australia launches independent review, Rick McCosker to chair

Cricket Australia launches independent review, Rick McCosker to chair

Posted April 06, 2018 14:39:48 Related Story: What a year without Steve Smith means for Australia Related Story: David Warner accepts 12-month ban Cricket Australia (CA) will launch an independent review into the organisation’s “culture, processes and governance” in the wake of the ball-tampering scandal. CA Chairman David Peever confirmed …

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic space company launches first rocket since fatal 2014 crash

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic space company launches first rocket since fatal 2014 crash

Posted April 06, 2018 14:13:45 Video: Virgin Galactic successfully launches and lands tourist spaceship (ABC News) Virgin Galactic’s new spaceship climbed at supersonic speed over California’s Mojave Desert on Thursday in the company’s first powered flight since the fatal crash of its original rocketship in 2014. The flight of VSS …

Flat Earth believer ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes launches himself into California’s sky, quickly returns

Flat Earth believer ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes launches himself into California’s sky, quickly returns

Posted March 26, 2018 16:58:18 Photo: Mr Hughes said he injured his back after Saturday’s launch, but he was otherwise fine. (The Daily Press via AP) Related Story: Flat Earth believer plans flight in homemade rocket Related Story: ‘Mad’ Mike Hughes plans launch of homemade rocket after delay He finally …