From lipstick to stock feed: The CWA secretary taking on the drought

From lipstick to stock feed: The CWA secretary taking on the drought

Updated October 01, 2018 08:49:11 External Link: CWA ladies mobilise to fight the drought The CWA motto is to the point: Honour to God, Loyalty to the throne, Service to country, Through country women, For country women, By country women. Faced with the biggest drought their region has seen in …

Tesla stock falls as Elon Musk smokes marijuana during Joe Rogan Experience podcast

Tesla stock falls as Elon Musk smokes marijuana during Joe Rogan Experience podcast

Posted September 08, 2018 10:19:03 Photo: Elon Musk smoked a combined marijuana-tobacco joint on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast. (Youtube: Joe Rogan Experience) Shares of electric car maker Tesla have fallen more than 6 per cent after company CEO Elon Musk smoked marijuana during a podcast interview and the company’s …

Student debt could be paid off with income sharing and a ‘human stock exchange’

Student debt could be paid off with income sharing and a ‘human stock exchange’

By Mike Rafferty Posted September 03, 2018 05:00:00 Photo: In 2015-16, Australians owed the Government almost $49 billion in HELP debts. (AAP) Cohorts of young Australians have been told they have to study longer, work harder, eschew avocado and marry better if they want the chance to buy a home …

How the search for yield has made the stock market riskier than it needs to be

How the search for yield has made the stock market riskier than it needs to be

Posted August 18, 2018 12:25:20 Photo: Global markets were hammered earlier in the year on a big bet nothing could go wrong. (Reuters: Arko Datta) February 5 was a day that took global stock markets by surprise. The prospect of more rises in US interest rates was always going to …

Dry conditions bite into Top End, with NT’s ‘prime beef country’ selling off stock – ABC Rural

Dry conditions bite into Top End, with NT’s ‘prime beef country’ selling off stock – ABC Rural

While drought-stricken eastern states continue to battle tough conditions, the ‘big dry’ is creeping into the Top End, with cattle stations in the Northern Territory’s Barkly Tablelands seeing one of their driest periods in decades. After a disappointing wet season, the ‘engine room’ of the Territory’s cattle industry, a sector …

Army on standby to deliver stock supplies to drought-ravaged farms

Army on standby to deliver stock supplies to drought-ravaged farms

Posted July 31, 2018 21:39:21 Photo: Farmers are facing mounting costs as they hand-feed their animals and wait for rain. (ABC News: Courtney Bembridge) Related Story: NSW farmers drought support tops $1 billion after fresh cash injection Soldiers could soon be deployed to help drought-stricken farmers, as the crisis worsens …

Plea for bullets to put down drought-affected stock as RSPCA reminds farmers to stick to protocols

Plea for bullets to put down drought-affected stock as RSPCA reminds farmers to stick to protocols

Posted July 26, 2018 06:45:09 Photo: Farmers are being forced to shoot emaciated sheep as they struggle to source feed. (Supplied: Facebook) The harsh reality of drought continues to be felt across New South Wales, with some farmers claiming a shortage of bullets to euthanase emaciated stock. It is a …

Senior Rolling Stock Engineer – Electrical job in Melbourne CBD, Victoria, Australia | Job ID: 578446

Senior Rolling Stock Engineer – Electrical job in Melbourne CBD, Victoria, Australia | Job ID: 578446

Mott MacDonald Melbourne is working as part of a major rail project that will shape the communities in which we live and holds fantastic opportunities for growth and development. As such we are looking for an experienced Senior Rolling Stock Engineer (Electrical) to join us and be part of our …