Fake assistance animals and their users gaming the system and increasing prejudice

Fake assistance animals and their users gaming the system and increasing prejudice

By Paul Harpur, Martie-Louise Verreynne and Nancy Pachana Updated April 18, 2018 18:53:14 Photo: Assistance dogs are vital for people living with disabilities, so it’s important that dodgy operators don’t exploit the industry. (ABC Northern Tasmania: Fred Hooper) Reports recently emerged of accusations against Uber drivers in the United Kingdom …

Syria’s air defence system ‘malfunction’ causes confusion

Syria’s air defence system ‘malfunction’ causes confusion

Posted April 17, 2018 21:36:58 Photo: There are conflicting reports over what triggered the air defence system. (AP: Hassan Ammar, file) An “electronic attack” was one of a handful of reasons given for why Syria’s air defence system kicked into action last night, as the country’s state media stepped back …

NeuTab 10 inch Android Tablet Android 7.1 System Quad Core 1GB RAM 16GB Storage Bluetooth 4.0 GPS Supported, Black (FCC Certified)

NeuTab 10 inch Android Tablet Android 7.1 System Quad Core 1GB RAM 16GB Storage Bluetooth 4.0 GPS Supported, Black (FCC Certified) Enhanced performance: Android 7.1 operating system with a stable Quad Core CPU, NeuTab aims at providing an ultimate multimedia user experience to every customers. With the upgraded system and …

Labor pounces on Tasmanian Government health system restructure as admission of failure

Labor pounces on Tasmanian Government health system restructure as admission of failure

Posted April 13, 2018 06:27:46 The State Government has started restructuring the Tasmanian Health System (THS) including abolishing the position of a CEO, but the Opposition says there still is not enough detail about the shake-up. The THS was established in 2015, by amalgamating the three Tasmanian Health Organisations (THOs), …

Sydney once had the biggest tram system in the southern hemisphere – Curious Sydney

Sydney once had the biggest tram system in the southern hemisphere – Curious Sydney

Posted April 12, 2018 06:33:36 Video: What happened to Sydney’s trams? (ABC News) Related Story: Why Sydney’s transport is doomed to fail its users Was ripping out Sydney’s extensive tram network in the 1960s one of the biggest mistakes the city ever made? Some people say yes, and as Sydney …

Too many Aboriginal kids are cycling from out-of-home care to the justice system — here’s how we stop it

Too many Aboriginal kids are cycling from out-of-home care to the justice system — here’s how we stop it

By Keenan Mundine Updated April 11, 2018 11:41:57 Photo: Keenan Mundine spent his early adulthood in and out of prison but now runs a consultancy guiding agencies on Aboriginal affairs. (ABC News: Jack Fisher) The trajectory from out-of-home care to the justice system is glaringly obvious to many Aboriginal people. …

Adelaide visual artist Peter Drew set to tackle America’s ‘broken’ gun law system

Adelaide visual artist Peter Drew set to tackle America’s ‘broken’ gun law system

Posted April 07, 2018 09:19:22 Photo: Peter Drew will travel to America to campaign against US gun laws. (Supplied: Peter Drew Arts) Adelaide’s Peter Drew has never been afraid to divide opinion. The artist behind the infamous ‘Real Australians Say Welcome’ and Monga Khan posters is now set to tackle …

Teen survives ‘miraculous’ 12 hours in Los Angeles sewage system

Teen survives ‘miraculous’ 12 hours in Los Angeles sewage system

Posted April 03, 2018 08:10:12 A 13-year-old boy was miraculously rescued after falling into a river of sewage in Los Angeles, getting swept away and spending more than 12 hours in the toxic environment of the city’s mazelike underground pipeline system. Jesse Hernandez was playing with other children on wooden …

Tropical Cyclone Iris stirs off north Queensland coast as category two system

Tropical Cyclone Iris stirs off north Queensland coast as category two system

Updated April 03, 2018 07:08:16 Photo: Tropical Cyclone Iris is moving slowly south-east at about 6 kilometres per hour. (Supplied: Bureau of Meteorology) Related Story: Tropical Cyclone Iris redevelops off Queensland coast Tropical Cyclone Iris has intensified overnight to be category two system and continues to hover off the north …

Justice in Nauru curtailed as Government abolishes appeal system

Justice in Nauru curtailed as Government abolishes appeal system

Updated April 02, 2018 07:14:20 Nauru’s justice system is without any court of appeal, after the Nauruan Government severed ties with the Australian judicial system. Key points: Nauruan defendants have been able to seek an appeal with the Australian High Court since the 1970s But in March its Government cited …