Gunbarrel Highway’s legacy lives on 60 years after it was forged in the desert

Gunbarrel Highway’s legacy lives on 60 years after it was forged in the desert

Posted May 10, 2018 08:30:04 Photo: Straight as a gunbarrel — the highway in central Australia covers more than 1,300 kilometres. (Wikimedia Commons: gazjo/CC0) The Gunbarrel Highway is a rough desert track that stretches 1,300 kilometres from Carnegie Station in Western Australia to Victory Downs in the Northern Territory. It …

Gay conversion therapy survivors share painful legacy of ‘ex-gay’ treatments – RN

Gay conversion therapy survivors share painful legacy of ‘ex-gay’ treatments – RN

Updated April 21, 2018 06:55:13 Photo: Liam Webb attended a gay conversion camp in the US that he thought would “heal” his sexual orientation. (ABC RN: Siobhan Hegarty) Related Story: ‘Harmful’ gay conversion therapy should be banned: rights group “It’s wrong… it’s totally unacceptable. I’m an example of the enormous …

‘Cheers Mick’: Fanning exits the surfing world with a legacy to be proud of

‘Cheers Mick’: Fanning exits the surfing world with a legacy to be proud of

Updated April 06, 2018 07:46:08 Video: Mick Fanning speaks after final competitive surfing event (ABC News) Related Story: Fanning bows out of surfing as runner-up in Bells Beach thriller Related Story: Young fan ‘stoked’ with present from surfing legend Mick Fanning The long and bumpy road into Bells Beach is …

Morning mail: Winnie Mandela leaves a polarising legacy | Australia news

Good morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on Tuesday 3 April. Top stories Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, a hero of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa but also one of its most controversial figures, has died aged 81. The former wife of Nelson Mandela died …

US school shooting: Legacy of Columbine High School massacre 19 years later

US school shooting: Legacy of Columbine High School massacre 19 years later

Updated March 23, 2018 07:05:14 Video: The legacy of Columbine (ABC News) Stalking the hallways of an elementary school in Denver’s suburbs, a masked SWAT team cautiously enters the cafeteria. Key points: No school shooting played out on live television like Columbine did Columbine survivors say nothing was done about …