Urban explorers refuse to let history die as they delve into dilapidated buildings

Urban explorers refuse to let history die as they delve into dilapidated buildings

Posted May 17, 2018 06:46:59 Photo: Tim Frawley says St John’s Orphanage in NSW is one of the creepiest buildings he has been in. (Supplied: Tim Frawley) It is like a plot out of a Choose Your Own Adventure novel. You go past an abandoned, rundown, dilapidated building. Do you …

Plan for 5,000 new houses in Perth as Premier reveals infill project to tackle urban sprawl

Plan for 5,000 new houses in Perth as Premier reveals infill project to tackle urban sprawl

Updated May 15, 2018 16:13:31 Photo: An artist’s impression of the planned Joondalup urban infill development. (Supplied: WA Government) Thousands of new dwellings will be created in established parts of the Perth metropolitan area as part of the WA Government’s efforts to boost density and slow the city’s urban sprawl. …

WA Police launch criminal investigation launched into disgraced former MP Barry Urban

WA Police launch criminal investigation launched into disgraced former MP Barry Urban

Former Western Australian MP Barry Urban is now facing a criminal investigation by WA Police after a damning parliamentary privileges committee report into his conduct. Source link

Barry Urban quits WA Parliament before he can be expelled after report highlights years of lying

Barry Urban quits WA Parliament before he can be expelled after report highlights years of lying

Updated May 08, 2018 19:15:02 Photo: Barry Urban listened to the findings against him before resigning less than an hour later. (Supplied: The West Australian) Disgraced Darling Range MP Barry Urban has resigned from the WA Parliament after a powerful committee recommended he be expelled for repeatedly lying about his …

Embattled MP Barry Urban to resign from WA Parliament

Embattled MP Barry Urban to resign from WA Parliament

Updated May 07, 2018 21:25:52 Photo: MP Barry Urban will resign following a furore over fake medals. (ABC News: Andrew O’Connor) Embattled former Labor MP Barry Urban will quit parliament on Tuesday, the same day the results of an inquiry is set to release its report into the fake medal …

RSPCA, wildlife carers struggling with influx of injured animals as urban sprawl marches on

RSPCA, wildlife carers struggling with influx of injured animals as urban sprawl marches on

Posted May 07, 2018 06:45:23 Photo: Rescued animals need to be returned as close as possible to where they were found. (ABC Radio Brisbane: Hailey Renault) Related Story: Health of platypus habitat trumps development on city’s outskirts Wildlife carers struggling to cope with mounting numbers of sick and injured animals …

Bin chickens: the grotesque glory of the urban ibis – in pictures | Cities

Tip turkey, dumpster chook, rubbish raptor – the Australian white ibis goes by many unflattering names. But it is a true urban success story, scavenging to survive in cities across Australia as wetlands have been lost. Wildlife photographer Rick Stevens captured them in Sydney Source link

Why these urban farmers converted a lawn bowls green into a vegie patch

Why these urban farmers converted a lawn bowls green into a vegie patch

Posted April 06, 2018 07:20:21 Photo: Pep the dog enjoys his space at the Pocket City Farm urban farm in Sydney. (Supplied: Emma Bowen) Related Story: Meet Melbourne’s urban farmers growing food at home Have you ever dreamt of fleeing the city and buying a farm in the countryside? Well, …