Recycling dump by Queensland council will prompt nationwide chain reaction, local government association predicts

Recycling dump by Queensland council will prompt nationwide chain reaction, local government association predicts

Posted April 19, 2018 05:46:26 Photo: Councils across the country will find it an easy option to abandon recycling, experts say. (ABC News: Matthew Roberts) Other Queensland councils will soon follow Ipswich in scrapping their waste recycling programs as service costs skyrocket, the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) says. …

Sri Lanka lifts nationwide state of emergency

Sri Lanka lifts nationwide state of emergency

Updated March 18, 2018 18:48:28 Photo: Buddhist mobs swept through the town of Kandy, burning at least 11 Muslim-owned shops and homes. (AP: Pradeep Pathiran) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has lifted a nationwide state of emergency imposed earlier this month after Buddhist-Muslim clashes. “Upon assessing the public safety situation, …