Melbourne Girls Outside wants women to embrace their adventurous side

Melbourne Girls Outside wants women to embrace their adventurous side

Posted May 12, 2018 06:00:01 Photo: Melbourne Girls Outside is a community group that organises free hikes for women. (Instagram: @melbgirlsoutside) A new adventure group is having great success in encouraging more women to get out and enjoy the great outdoors. Melbourne Girls Outside was founded nine months ago and …

Asylum seekers climb US border wall as migrant caravan gathers on Mexican side – Donald Trump’s America

Asylum seekers climb US border wall as migrant caravan gathers on Mexican side – Donald Trump’s America

Posted April 30, 2018 09:18:26 Hundreds of people from a Central American migrant caravan have rallied at the US-Mexico border, with some climbing the border wall ahead of making formal asylum claims that could land them in detention centres. Key points: The 400 or so migrants have to choose whether …

Arnhem Land artists reveals playful side of Indigenous culture in Darwin

Arnhem Land artists reveals playful side of Indigenous culture in Darwin

Posted April 22, 2018 12:06:23 Photo: The exhibition showcases “the playful side” of Injalak art. (ABC News: Dijana Damjanovic) Related Story: Arnhem Land artists’ Sydney exhibition links ancient stories with political advocacy Related Story: Arnhem Land designs to be showcased at Commonwealth Games parade Artists from West Arnhem Land have …

Michael Clarke willing to return to Test side amid ball-tampering bans

Michael Clarke willing to return to Test side amid ball-tampering bans

Updated April 08, 2018 09:05:50 Photo: Michael Clarke scored 28 Test centuries for Australia before retiring three years ago. (AAP) Former Australia captain Michael Clarke says he is willing to come out of retirement to help out the Test side following the suspensions of David Warner, Steve Smith and Cameron …

Dinner with a side of free parking in Sydney’s inner west designed to breathe life back into business

Dinner with a side of free parking in Sydney’s inner west designed to breathe life back into business

Updated April 04, 2018 09:07:29 Photo: Bar Italia is looking forward to increased patronage thanks to the new free parking initiative. (Supplied: History of Sydney) Heading out to dinner in Sydney’s inner west has just become cheaper for those who drive thanks to parking meters being turned off in an …

From swapped babies to psychosis: author explores harrowing side of motherhood | Books

Babies being swapped at birth is a persistent urban legend, and like the best horror stories it has roots in fact. There‚Äôs the Austrian woman who discovered, at 22 years old, that her mother and father were not her biological parents. The two families in Assam, India, whose newborns were …

Uber passenger dies in eight-car pile-up in Sydney after car drives on wrong side of road

Uber passenger dies in eight-car pile-up in Sydney after car drives on wrong side of road

Posted March 31, 2018 13:12:53 Photo: An 18-year-old man has died after a car veered onto the wrong side of a busy road in Sydney’s south-west. (Supplied) An Uber passenger died in Sydney’s south-west last night after an eight-car pile-up in which one car was driving on the wrong side …

Q&A: Harvard professor Michael Sandel says ‘dark side’ of social media threatens privacy

Q&A: Harvard professor Michael Sandel says ‘dark side’ of social media threatens privacy

Posted March 26, 2018 23:59:03 Facebook has a dark side and a debate needs to be had about how to regulate social media and data companies, a Harvard University professor has told Q&A. Michael Sandel, a leading political philosophy professor from Harvard University, spoke about the issue on Monday night …