Melbourne CBD parking to increase to $7 an hour as council unveils budget

Melbourne CBD parking to increase to $7 an hour as council unveils budget

Posted May 15, 2018 14:41:36 Photo: By 2022, more than a million people are expected to enter the city of Melbourne every day. (Flickr: Ashley) Drivers hoping to snag a parking spot in Melbourne’s CBD will soon be paying up to $7 an hour, in a move the council says …

Government unveils plan to crack down on illegal tobacco

The Turnbull government has unveiled a plan to crack down on illegal tobacco imports, illegal tobacco crops known as ‘chop chop’, and the cigarette black market. The Sunday Age reports billions of dollars are being lost from undetected tobacco imports and sales, with the government’s plans set to increase revenue …

Karl Marx’s hometown unveils giant bronze statue on philosopher’s 200th birthday

Karl Marx’s hometown unveils giant bronze statue on philosopher’s 200th birthday

Posted May 05, 2018 23:20:55 Photo: Marx laid the philosophical foundations for Communism in two famous works, the Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital. (AP: Michael Probst) A larger-than-life statue of Communist philosopher Karl Marx was unveiled on Saturday on the 200th anniversary of his birth in the western German town …

New SA Labor leader Peter Malinauskas signals shift on ICAC secrecy, unveils shadow cabinet

New SA Labor leader Peter Malinauskas signals shift on ICAC secrecy, unveils shadow cabinet

Posted April 10, 2018 16:49:10 South Australia’s new Labor leader, Peter Malinauskas, has signalled his party may support legislation to allow open ICAC hearings, a marked shift from the party’s policy under former premier Jay Weatherill. Mr Malinauskas revealed his position while unveiling his shadow cabinet line-up. Changes to stance …

UTAS unveils $50m plan to fix ‘unsatisfactory’ living arrangements for Hobart students

UTAS unveils $50m plan to fix ‘unsatisfactory’ living arrangements for Hobart students

Updated March 28, 2018 14:53:52 The University of Tasmania (UTAS) has responded to the state’s housing crisis by announcing plans for a 450-bed complex in Hobart to help students in “living in arrangements we are aren’t happy with”. UTAS has also announced it will re-house 200 students living in overcrowded …

Dow Jones plunges 724 points on trade war fears after Trump unveils $US60b tariffs on China

Dow Jones plunges 724 points on trade war fears after Trump unveils $US60b tariffs on China

Updated March 23, 2018 08:35:16 Related Story: China says it will ‘fight to the end’ as US reveals $77 billion tariff plan Wall Street has plunged over fears of a US-China trade war, after the Trump administration moved to impose tariffs on up to $US60 billion ($77 billion) worth of …