Bill Shorten offers bigger tax break than Government in budget reply

Bill Shorten offers bigger tax break than Government in budget reply

Updated May 10, 2018 20:02:53 Related Story: Find out if you’re a winner or a loser in this year’s budget Related Story: Tax cut wars! Surgeon vs nurse, solicitor vs social worker, chippy vs GP Federal Labor has used its budget reply to offer a bigger tax break than the …

Advance Dermocare dog food manufacturer offers to replace euthanased dogs

Advance Dermocare dog food manufacturer offers to replace euthanased dogs

Updated April 30, 2018 21:39:17 The manufacturer of a high-end pet food, under investigation in connection with more than 70 dogs falling sick, says it will reimburse owners’ vet bills and pay the cost of a new dog to replace those euthanased. While the connection is being investigated, an exact …

Victorian Government offers cash incentive to help households get better energy deal

Victorian Government offers cash incentive to help households get better energy deal

Updated April 22, 2018 12:28:03 Photo: More than 700,000 people had used the website in the past three years to cut their electricity bills. (ABC News: Kathy Lord) Every Victorian household will get a $50 bonus for visiting an energy comparison website, in an election-year giveaway to encourage people to …

Sydney bushfire: Vet offers free board to animals with owners impacted by blaze

Sydney bushfire: Vet offers free board to animals with owners impacted by blaze

Posted April 15, 2018 17:58:58 Photo: Two staff with a possum rescued from the fire, before going to a WIRES carer. (Supplied: Kirrawee Veterinary Hospital) Related Story: Firefighters battle to save Sydney homes as blaze threat eases Related Story: ‘It’s jumped the line already’: Train drives through bushfire emergency A …

Quirky tin shed bookshop ‘borne out of laziness’ offers booklovers’ sanctuary

Quirky tin shed bookshop ‘borne out of laziness’ offers booklovers’ sanctuary

Updated April 08, 2018 10:24:05 Photo: The bookshop is little more than a tin shed in Bardon in inner-city Brisbane. (ABC News: Shelley Lloyd) Imagine pitching a business model to a bank manager for a bookshop that’s open 24-hours-a-day, with no security and payment being optional. It defies logic and …

Rupert Murdoch offers to sell Sky News to Disney to win European pay-TV prize

Rupert Murdoch offers to sell Sky News to Disney to win European pay-TV prize

Updated April 04, 2018 05:27:14 Rupert Murdoch has ratcheted up the pressure on Britain to approve his $US15 billion-plus bid for Sky by offering to sell or legally separate Sky News, aiming to head off objections the deal could give him too much political influence. Key points: Sky News is …

Choir for young men with changing voices offers safe space to sing

Choir for young men with changing voices offers safe space to sing

Posted April 03, 2018 08:00:09 Photo: Centauri Voices is a choir just for teenage boys whose voices are transitioning. (ABC Radio Canberra: Penny Travers) Oliver Campbell has been singing all his life. But the 14-year-old Canberra student only took up choral singing earlier this year when he discovered a choir …

Terror Nullius review: Controversial Australian film offers a radical critique of the nation – RN

Terror Nullius review: Controversial Australian film offers a radical critique of the nation – RN

Updated March 23, 2018 17:09:07 Photo: Soda_Jerk art collective is influenced by free culture activism and music sampling. (Supplied: ACMI) It was a bizarre dummy spit for a major philanthropic organisation, not to mention a self-inflicted PR wound, but this week the Ian Potter Cultural Trust withdrew its support from …