‘You thought greyhounds was bad’: NSW ministers lose faith in Gladys Berejiklian’s $2.5b stadium plan

‘You thought greyhounds was bad’: NSW ministers lose faith in Gladys Berejiklian’s $2.5b stadium plan

Updated March 12, 2018 11:28:35 Photo: An artist’s impression of what a rebuilt Stadium Australia at Homebush would look like (Supplied: NSW Government) Related Story: ‘This’ll kill us’: Even Government MPs hate Berejiklian’s $2b stadium spend Related Story: Sydney’s Olympic Stadium to be knocked down “I have not had an …

Patrick Dangerfield in doubt for round one with hamstring injury, as Cats star’s ‘getaway’ plan fails

Patrick Dangerfield in doubt for round one with hamstring injury, as Cats star’s ‘getaway’ plan fails

Updated March 12, 2018 17:30:37 Photo: Dangerfield lasted less than a quarter before going off with a hamstring injury. (AAP: Joe Castro) The Geelong Cats are sweating on Patrick Dangerfield’s scans, with the AFL star unsure how long his first hamstring injury will keep him out of action. External Link: …

Donald Trump’s China tariff plan: Is this really war or just trade policy as theatre?

Donald Trump’s China tariff plan: Is this really war or just trade policy as theatre?

Updated March 23, 2018 12:50:18 Photo: Donald Trump announced hefty tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminium earlier in March. (Supplied: Reuters/Claro Corte) In the theatre of war that is the Trump administration’s battle with China over its massive two-way trade deficit, the current emphasis is much more on theatre than …

Brisbane’s Eagle Street to be redeveloped with new towers, public space under Dexus plan

Brisbane’s Eagle Street to be redeveloped with new towers, public space under Dexus plan

Updated March 23, 2018 12:28:58 Photo: A concept drawing of the waterfront view of Eagle Street, under a proposal by development company Dexus. (Supplied: Dexus/Queensland Government) Parts of Brisbane’s Eagle Street will be ripped up and transformed into a large public space if a new proposal is approved. One of …

Donald Trump sets $77 billion China tariff plan, edges away from global trade war – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump sets $77 billion China tariff plan, edges away from global trade war – Donald Trump’s America

Updated March 23, 2018 06:03:30 Video: Mr Trump says he views China as a friend. (Photo: AP/Evan Vucci) (ABC News) US President Donald Trump has signed a presidential memorandum that could impose tariffs on up to $US60 billion ($77 billion) of imports from China, although his action was far removed …

Gold Coast council dumps plan to mine Facebook data from Commonwealth Games visitors using free wi-fi

Gold Coast council dumps plan to mine Facebook data from Commonwealth Games visitors using free wi-fi

Posted March 22, 2018 13:01:09 Photo: The free wifi option available on the Gold Coast will no longer require a Facebook login. (ABC News: Elise Kinsella) Related Story: Handing over your Facebook data the price of free wi-fi Related Story: Facebook loses $US35b after massive data breach, tech stocks lead …

The $50 million plan to shore up Victoria’s energy grid with big batteries

The $50 million plan to shore up Victoria’s energy grid with big batteries

Updated March 22, 2018 06:20:18 Photo: An artists’ impression of the Ballarat battery, which will be able to power 20,000 homes for an hour. (Supplied) Related Story: Renewable energy investment ‘bonanza’ is coming to Australia Related Story: SA Liberals tight-lipped on Musk battery storage plan Two large-scale, grid-connected batteries will …

Scientists plan to use high powered lasers to track and shoot away space junk

Scientists plan to use high powered lasers to track and shoot away space junk

Posted March 21, 2018 20:15:36 Photo: An artists impression of a ground-based laser that would be used to move debris. (Wikimedia Commons: Fulvio314) Space junk is a real problem that could trap humans forever on Earth — so now Australian scientists are working on powerful ground-based lasers to shoot it …