Russia prepares massive security operation for World Cup, Socceroos fans warned to behave

Russia prepares massive security operation for World Cup, Socceroos fans warned to behave

Posted May 16, 2018 07:08:59 Photo: Officers with shields and body armour are common place at soccer events in eastern Europe. (Reuters: Tatyana Makeyeva) Related Story: Why Tim Cahill is still key to the Socceroos’ World Cup campaign Any Australian fans who behave badly at the World Cup in Russia …

Canberra man who built plane in his garage prepares for charity flight across Australia

Canberra man who built plane in his garage prepares for charity flight across Australia

Updated May 13, 2018 08:22:33 Photo: Christine and Steven Mogg with the plane built entirely in their double-car garage. (ABC News: Elise Pianegonda) In Steven Mogg’s garage in suburban Canberra — along with some superglue and cans of paint for the odd touch up — are spare parts for a …

Victoria prepares for drenching rain as Hobart begins clean-up after flooding | Weather

Parts of Victoria were forecast to receive a month’s worth of rain in one day after several months of drought-like conditions, while Hobart cleaned up after the city’s wettest day in nearly 60 years. On Friday, 129mm of rain fell in 24 hours in Victoria, alongside wind gusts of more …

Ebola outbreak: World Health Organisation prepares for ‘worst case scenario’ in Congo

Ebola outbreak: World Health Organisation prepares for ‘worst case scenario’ in Congo

Updated May 11, 2018 22:52:30 The World Health Organisation (WHO) says it is preparing for the “worst case scenario” in an Ebola outbreak in a remote area of the Democratic Republic of Congo, including the potential for the virus to spread to a major town. Key points: The immediate risk …

Catherine Brenner under pressure as AMP board prepares to meet in wake of royal commission revelations

Catherine Brenner under pressure as AMP board prepares to meet in wake of royal commission revelations

Posted April 29, 2018 10:58:51 Photo: Catherine Brenner is under pressure to follow Craig Meller’s lead and resign. (AAP: David Moir) Related Story: The banking royal commission is damaging reputations, but is it enough? Related Story: ‘Position is untenable’: Shareholders Association calls for AMP chairman to resign The board of …

Kayaker Scott Donaldson prepares for another attempt at near fatal Tasman crossing

Kayaker Scott Donaldson prepares for another attempt at near fatal Tasman crossing

Posted March 21, 2018 16:56:33 Photo: Scott Donaldson is preparing another attempt to kayak solo across the Tasman. (ABC News: Meghna Bali ) Related Story: Kayaker winched to safety after Tasman attempt Related Story: Kayaker ends solo Tasman crossing Adventurer Scott Donaldson is making final preparations in his attempt to …