Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young wins preselection despite strong push from challenger

Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young wins preselection despite strong push from challenger

By Isabel Dayman Updated May 18, 2018 14:17:55 Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young has stared down an internal party challenge to secure the top spot on the party’s Senate ticket at the next federal election. Her win comes despite a strong push from Greens member Rob Simms, who wrote to members …

World Cup: Australia’s Group C rivals France leave out some stars, but still name a strong squad

World Cup: Australia’s Group C rivals France leave out some stars, but still name a strong squad

Updated May 18, 2018 13:31:41 Photo: Antoine Griezmann will be leading the line for France at the World Cup finals. (Reuters: Christian Hartmann) Australia’s most difficult opponent at the upcoming World Cup, France, has named a provisional 23-man squad with several big names missing, but plenty of quality to challenge …

Heavy rainfall, strong wind warnings for next 48 hours across Tasmania

Heavy rainfall, strong wind warnings for next 48 hours across Tasmania

Updated May 09, 2018 16:11:47 Photo: The outlook is wet and windy for state over the next 48 hours. (ABC Northern Tasmania) Related Story: Time to rug up — south-east Australia is about to get cold, wet and windy Tasmanians are bracing for heavy rain, strong winds, possible flooding and …

Anti-Putin Protesters Greeted by Strong Police Presence in Moscow

Police detained hundreds of protesters as rallies against Vladimir Putin were held across Russia on May 5, two days before Putin was expected to be sworn in as president for a fourth term, RFE reported. Credit: Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty via Storyful Source link

Sidecar racing going strong despite limited coverage in Australia

Sidecar racing going strong despite limited coverage in Australia

Posted April 30, 2018 17:57:13 Photo: Sidecar racing in Australia is a niche sport, but is strongly supported by its participants and followers. (ABC News: Gary-Jon Lysaght) Related Story: Danger money: The daredevils of sidecar racing Related Story: Four decades of Bathurst captured through a photographer’s lens Sidecar racing has …

Strong winds bring down trees and damage homes in Victoria | Weather

Strong, squalling winds and heavy rain have lashed Melbourne as a series of cold fronts moved across Victoria. A chill swept through the city and state on Saturday, ending a run of unusually warm autumn weather. Damaging winds buffeted Victoria, with gusts of about 100km/h recorded in some areas. Bureau …

Turnbull says strikes send strong message to Syria and its backers | World news

American-led air strikes against Syria have sent an unequivocal message to the regime of Bashar al-Assad that the use of chemical weapons will not be tolerated, the Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, has said. Australia, a staunch ally of the US and a member of the Five Eyes security alliance, …

Israel Folau a ‘strong role model’ despite saying gay people go to hell, Rugby boss Raelene Castle says

Israel Folau a ‘strong role model’ despite saying gay people go to hell, Rugby boss Raelene Castle says

Updated April 10, 2018 14:07:52 Photo: Israel Folau’s social media post landed him in hot water. (AAP: Dave Hunt) Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle has described besieged Wallabies star Israel Folau as a “strong role model” despite his social media post saying that gay people were going to hell. …

Tropical Cyclone Iris redevelops off Queensland, strong wind and heavy rain forecast for coastal areas

Tropical Cyclone Iris redevelops off Queensland, strong wind and heavy rain forecast for coastal areas

Updated April 02, 2018 14:43:02 Photo: Satellite image of Tropical Cyclone Iris which is more than 300 kilometres north-east of Townsville. (Supplied: Bureau of Meteorology) Tropical Cyclone Iris has reformed in the Coral Sea, prompting warnings of damaging winds and heavy rainfall for a large stretch of the Queensland coast …

Melbourne Storm prove too strong for the Cowboys, winning grand final rematch 30-14

Melbourne Storm prove too strong for the Cowboys, winning grand final rematch 30-14

Updated March 22, 2018 22:24:45 Photo: Joe Stimson’s early close-range score was one of the Storm’s four tries on the night against the Cowboys. (AAP: Hamish Blair) Melbourne Storm have shaken off a dogged North Queensland in their NRL grand-final rematch to post a 30-14 victory despite the best efforts …