Sydney burial plots in high demand as critical shortage of cemetery space looms

Sydney burial plots in high demand as critical shortage of cemetery space looms

Updated May 01, 2018 13:51:12 Photo: The new burial space set aside at Rookwood cemetery will extend the space for Jewish people at Rookwood for four years. (ABC News: Nicole Chettle) Religious communities are calling on the New South Wales Government to urgently find and allocate more burial plots with …

As the dreaded 30th Newspoll loss looms, Malcolm Turnbull waits for a sign from above

As the dreaded 30th Newspoll loss looms, Malcolm Turnbull waits for a sign from above

Posted April 07, 2018 05:02:13 Photo: It’s a dangerous time for Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. (ABC News: Matt Roberts) Such is Malcolm Turnbull’s magnificent, monolithic self-confidence he would never, ever have entertained matching Tony Abbott’s sorry record of 30 consecutive negative Newspolls. But match it he will, chalking up an …

Egypt election: President Sisi’s re-election looms as contenders arrested, withdraw from the race

Egypt election: President Sisi’s re-election looms as contenders arrested, withdraw from the race

By Walt Curnow in Cairo Posted March 18, 2018 08:36:39 Photo: Supporters of President Sisi have draped Cairo’s streets with banners in the election lead up. (Supplied: Hamada Elrasam) Egyptians are readying to vote in presidential elections in a week’s time, just over seven years after mass protests ousted strongman …