Queensland’s population to hit 5 million people today

Queensland’s population to hit 5 million people today

Updated May 15, 2018 12:16:45 Photo: The state’s five-millionth resident is expected to be born today. (ABC North Queensland: Nathalie Fernbach) Queensland’s population is expected to tip the 5 million mark today, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has told State Parliament. Ms Palaszczuk said several expectant families were on standby to welcome …

Malaysia election: Mahathir Mohamad says he expects to be sworn in as PM today as palace appears to delay

Malaysia election: Mahathir Mohamad says he expects to be sworn in as PM today as palace appears to delay

Updated May 11, 2018 00:11:57 Former Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad is expected to be sworn in today after his shock election victory spelled an end to the Barisan Nasional (BN) coalition’s 60-year-rule. Key points: Dr Mahathir’s opposition has won 113 seats to the ruling party’s 79 A simple majority …

New free range egg laws come into effect today. Here’s what you need to know

New free range egg laws come into effect today. Here’s what you need to know

Posted April 26, 2018 07:06:44 Photo: New laws coming into force today aim to enforce standards over free range eggs. (Unsplash: Kelly Neil) Related Story: Free-range egg law industry transition period nearly over Related Story: Cages are better for chickens than intensive free-range, farmers say For years consumers trying to …

'Amber Rudd's handling will do her no favours': your best comments today

Interesting discussion on site today stemmed from the home secretary’s comments on crime rates Reaction to a leaked report on crime rates and police cuts provoked some of the most interesting discussion on site today. We’re also looking at your views under a new series from Australia. Related: Corbyn berates …

Martin Luther King Jr’s teachings still relevant today, his daughter says

Martin Luther King Jr’s teachings still relevant today, his daughter says

Posted April 04, 2018 16:00:33 Video: Dr Bernice King says there is much work to be done before her father’s dream can become a reality. (ABC News) The trauma of sitting metres from where her father was shot is etched clearly on Dr Bernice King’s face. So too is the …

More than 1000 homes to go under hammer today in biggest auction day of year so far

More than 1000 homes to go under hammer today in biggest auction day of year so far

HOME seekers will have an unusually large selection of Sydney properties to choose from today as 1083 homes go under the hammer in the biggest auction day of the year so far. Today’s super Saturday for auctions follows a 22.3 per cent annual spike in the number of private treaty …