Women offer up words of wisdom as new parents prepare for motherhood

Women offer up words of wisdom as new parents prepare for motherhood

By Nick Sas and Jean Kennedy Posted May 13, 2018 15:27:20 Photo: Reema Kapoor holds her baby born on Mother’s Day (ABC News: Jean Kennedy ) Map: University of Western Sydney 2560 Reema Kapoor describes it as a “dream come true”. At 8.16am this morning, she gave birth to a …

Cattle farmers beef up savings to prepare for droughts and floods ahead – ABC Rural

Cattle farmers beef up savings to prepare for droughts and floods ahead – ABC Rural

Recent high cattle prices have enabled Australian beef producers to put more money into Farm Management Deposits (FMDs). Their contributions have increased by 50 per cent in the last three years, which is double the increase seen in other sectors. Almost $7 billion is now held in FMDs, which is …

Ben Simmons finally looks like a rookie as Philadelphia 76ers prepare to exit the NBA playoffs

Ben Simmons finally looks like a rookie as Philadelphia 76ers prepare to exit the NBA playoffs

Updated May 06, 2018 13:51:44 Photo: Al Horford (left) started game three defending Ben Simmons, but the Celtics threw a bunch of players at him. (AP: Matt Slocum) Ben Simmons’ rookie-of-the-year campaign has been hit with claims he is not a true rookie after being drafted in 2016 and sitting …

Cattle farmers beef up savings to prepare for droughts and floods ahead – ABC Rural

Cattle farmers beef up savings to prepare for droughts and floods ahead – ABC Rural

Recent high cattle prices have enabled Australian beef producers to put more money into Farm Management Deposits (FMDs). Their contributions have increased by 50 per cent in the last three years, which is double the increase seen in other sectors. Almost $7 billion is now held in FMDs, which is …

Flammable cladding prompts Melbourne lawyers to prepare for class action over ‘ticking time bomb’ buildings

Flammable cladding prompts Melbourne lawyers to prepare for class action over ‘ticking time bomb’ buildings

Posted April 11, 2018 05:00:33 Photo: A taskforce found 1,400 properties in Melbourne were likely to have combustible cladding. (Flickr: Ashley, CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Related Story: Residents’ insurance costs quadruple after builder coats complex in flammable cladding Related Story: Firefighters accuse Government of pushing flammable cladding issue ‘out of sight’ …

World should prepare for military conflict in outer space, experts warn

World should prepare for military conflict in outer space, experts warn

Posted April 10, 2018 00:01:10 The threat of war in space is no longer just the stuff of science fiction, according to academics who are warning of the inevitability of armed conflict beyond Earth. Key points: Conflict in outer space not a case of “if” but “when”, university dean of …

Commonwealth Games: Matty Denny wins silver in hammer throw, swimmers prepare for blockbuster night – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Matty Denny wins silver in hammer throw, swimmers prepare for blockbuster night – Commonwealth Games 2018

Posted April 08, 2018 17:26:01 Photo: Matty Denny threw two foul throws before landing his PB. (AAP: Dean Lewins) Australian Matty Denny has won a Commonwealth Games silver medal in the hammer with an 74.88m effort after his first two attempts were fouls. The 21-year-old Toowoomba native said he believed …

Commonwealth Games: Birtwhistle takes triathlon silver as cyclists and swimmers prepare to go for gold – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Birtwhistle takes triathlon silver as cyclists and swimmers prepare to go for gold – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 05, 2018 18:39:23 Photo: England’s star triathletes, the Brownlee brothers, surprisingly failed to win a medal in the event where Jake Birtwhistle claimed silver. (AAP: Dean Lewins) Australia’s first medal of the Commonwealth Games went to rising triathlon star Jake Birtwhistle, who claimed silver on Thursday afternoon. South …

Syrian Government closer to victory in Eastern Ghouta, as some rebels prepare to quit

Syrian Government closer to victory in Eastern Ghouta, as some rebels prepare to quit

Posted March 23, 2018 06:37:47 Photo: Hundreds of rebels are expected to leave Harasta in buses, a military source says. (SANA via AP) The Syrian Government has moved closer to ending rebel resistance in Eastern Ghouta, with civilians streaming out of one of its besieged, bomb-battered towns and rebels preparing …