Currambine man fined after swampy mosquito-infested pool became health hazard

Currambine man fined after swampy mosquito-infested pool became health hazard

Updated May 08, 2018 12:13:24 Photo: The pool became a potentially dangerous breeding ground for mosquitoes. (Center for Disease Control) A man has been fined after his backyard pool fell into such a state of disrepair it resembled a swamp and became a dangerous breeding ground for mosquitoes, creating a …

Commonwealth Games: Australia’s swimmers desperate to dominate Gold Coast 2018 pool – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Australia’s swimmers desperate to dominate Gold Coast 2018 pool – Commonwealth Games 2018

Posted April 05, 2018 08:19:42 Photo: Ariarne Titmus is chasing three individual gold medals in the pool. (AAP: Darren England, File) If Australia is to top the overall medal tally at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games it will be the performances of its swimmers that will be the key. Australia …

Florida police catch three-metre alligator swimming in a family pool

Florida police catch three-metre alligator swimming in a family pool

Posted April 01, 2018 23:04:30 Florida police have posted footage on social media of a trapper removing a 3.35 metre alligator from a family pool in the town of Nokomis on Florida’s Gulf Coast. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office tweeted images of the alligator alongside the hashtags “Tweet from the …

George Pell: The pool, the cinema and the cathedral — what we learned at the committal

George Pell: The pool, the cinema and the cathedral — what we learned at the committal

Posted March 30, 2018 08:22:20 Photo: Cardinal George Pell attended all of the hearings accompanied by a friend. (AAP: James Ross) After four weeks in court, Cardinal George Pell’s committal hearing ended on the eve of the most solemn day of the Catholic calendar — Good Friday. He arrived and …

Small town in outback South Australia plans to build its own pool to beat the heat

Small town in outback South Australia plans to build its own pool to beat the heat

Updated March 25, 2018 07:36:07 Photo: Mickey McKenzie (L) and Tyson Johnson want a new pool in their outback town (Supplied: Travis Hague) Related Story: Midnight swimming keeps nocturnal Aboriginal teens out of trouble Related Story: How much wee is actually in your local pool? A grassroots campaign has begun …

Cardinal George Pell case: Alleged inappropriate conduct occurred in public pool, court hears

Cardinal George Pell case: Alleged inappropriate conduct occurred in public pool, court hears

Updated March 23, 2018 15:25:11 Photo: Cardinal Pell strenuously denies the charges of historical sexual offences. (ABC News: Danielle Bonica) Cardinal George Pell allegedly acted inappropriately against complainants “under the water” of a public swimming pool and out of sight of others, the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court has heard. A sister …