Meghan Markle and Prince Harry: Koalas get Royal names in wedding gift from NSW Government

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry: Koalas get Royal names in wedding gift from NSW Government

By Nick Sas Updated May 18, 2018 21:55:54 Photo: NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian with one of the koalas for the royal couple (ABC News ) What to give the couple that seemingly has everything? How about two koalas. As its official gift to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ahead of …

We must return all our landmarks to their Indigenous names | Jack Latimore | Opinion

The decision to scrap the European monikers of two mountains in central Queensland and return their titles to traditional Aboriginal names should be the impetus for extensive change in the way contemporary Australia identifies its landforms and places. But why settle there? The nation’s man-made markers should all be given …

Lady tradies on the fence about promoting gender through their business names

Lady tradies on the fence about promoting gender through their business names

Posted May 16, 2018 07:00:08 Photo: Jennifer and Sarah are lady tradies, but you wouldn’t know it from their business name. (ABC Radio Brisbane: Hailey Renault) Female tradies are increasingly running their own businesses and capturing underserved markets, but they’re not always interested in putting their gender front and centre. …

NRA: National Rifle Association names Oliver North of Iran-Contra fame as its new president

NRA: National Rifle Association names Oliver North of Iran-Contra fame as its new president

Posted May 08, 2018 13:04:34 The National Rifle Association (NRA) has named retired US marine colonel Oliver North, a conservative commentator best known for his central role in the 1980s Iran-Contra affair, as its new president. Key points: Mr North was involved in the secret sales of arms to Iran …

Anzac Day 2018: Why is Armistice Way in Queensland’s Granite Belt full of Western Front names?

Anzac Day 2018: Why is Armistice Way in Queensland’s Granite Belt full of Western Front names?

Posted April 25, 2018 06:54:59 Photo: Lorene Long researched the stories of soldier settlers who lived near the seven rail sidings. (ABC Southern Qld: Peter Gunders) The trenches of the Western Front were half a world away from the rocky fields of Queensland’s Granite Belt, but when returning soldiers settled …

Brad Jones recalled as Bert van Marwijk names his first Socceroos squad – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Brad Jones recalled as Bert van Marwijk names his first Socceroos squad – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Updated March 07, 2018 09:33:03 Photo: Feyenoord’s Brad Jones has been added to the Socceroos goalkeeping mix. (Reuters: Phil Noble) Daniel Arzani will have to wait but Andrew Nabbout, Dimi Petratos and Josh Brillante have all been named in Bert van Marwijk’s preliminary Socceroos squad for this month’s pre-World Cup …

What’s in a name? A brief history of Tasmania’s changing place names

What’s in a name? A brief history of Tasmania’s changing place names

Posted March 25, 2018 08:00:14 Lutruwita has had many name changes — from Van Diemen’s Land to Tasmania and back again to lutruwita. It is not unusual for towns and landmarks to undergo a few name changes as explorers, invaders and locals come and go. Dutch explorer Abel Tasman dubbed …

Tim Cahill makes Socceroos squad as Bert van Marwijk names maiden team – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Tim Cahill makes Socceroos squad as Bert van Marwijk names maiden team – FIFA World Cup – Russia 2018

Updated March 14, 2018 12:10:44 Photo: Veteran striker Tim Cahill has made the final cut. (Reuters: Steve Christo) Related Story: Jones recalled as van Marwijk names his first Socceroos squad New Socceroos coach Bert van Marwijk has retained four uncapped players in his maiden 26-man squad for World Cup warmups …