Clerical error left Brisbane couple in financial limbo for years after they were listed as debtors

Clerical error left Brisbane couple in financial limbo for years after they were listed as debtors

Updated November 09, 2018 07:03:51 Photo: Brisbane couple Tim and Nicki McDavitt’s credit history was ruined by a typo. (ABC News: Josh Bavas) One small clerical error left a Brisbane couple battling to clear their names for almost two years, despite repeated calls for authorities to help. Key points Nicki …

‘Blu’ macaw that inspired movie Rio one of eight bird species newly listed as extinct

‘Blu’ macaw that inspired movie Rio one of eight bird species newly listed as extinct

Posted September 06, 2018 05:20:05 The species of blue macaw parrot portrayed in the animated movie Rio has been officially classified as ‘extinct in the wild’. The Spix’s macaw Brazilian parrot, characterised by the loveable lead, Blu, is now one of eight species that have been added to a list …

Ningaloo Reef: Researchers find low amounts of rubbish and waste at World Heritage listed marine park

Ningaloo Reef: Researchers find low amounts of rubbish and waste at World Heritage listed marine park

Posted June 18, 2018 06:48:38 Photo: Researchers from the CSIRO surveying for marine debris at Ningaloo Reef. (Supplied: CSIRO) Scientists have found that a World Heritage listed site on Western Australia’s north coast is largely untouched when it comes to the threat of marine debris. Researchers from the CSIRO have …