NT Labor Party divisions revealed as majority votes to ban fracking

NT Labor Party divisions revealed as majority votes to ban fracking

Posted May 12, 2018 16:59:57 Photo: Protestors against fracking rallied ahead of the NT Labor Party’s annual conference. (ABC News: Jano Gibson) Related Story: Tensions rise within NT Government following fracking approval Related Story: Fracking set to resume in the Northern Territory as moratorium lifted Delegates at Territory Labor’s annual …

Budget 2018: The race for our votes has begun — but delve deeper

Budget 2018: The race for our votes has begun — but delve deeper

Posted May 12, 2018 07:34:27 Photo: Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull addresses a media pack on the morning after the federal budget. (ABC News: Matt Roberts) Let’s pretend for a moment that politicians don’t actually run the economy. This should be easy because in general they don’t. And all the claiming …

Malaysian election: Votes from Australia make dramatic last-minute journey to be counted

Malaysian election: Votes from Australia make dramatic last-minute journey to be counted

Posted May 11, 2018 08:04:53 Winston Ow’s flight was booked, and his bag was packed but on this trip to Kuala Lumpur, there was something unusual in his luggage. When the Malaysian parliament was dissolved last month ahead of this week’s election, anyone in Australia who was eligible to vote …

Fraser Coast votes for a new Mayor to replace sacked councillor, Chris Loft

Fraser Coast votes for a new Mayor to replace sacked councillor, Chris Loft

Updated May 06, 2018 12:12:55 Photo: Acting Mayor George Seymour casts his vote with his wife at the Hervey Bay PCYC. (ABC Wide Bay: Eliza Goetze) Fraser Coast Regional Councillor and acting Mayor George Seymour will become the next Mayor of the Fraser Coast after yesterday’s by-election to replace sacked …

EU votes for outdoor ban on common insecticide over danger to bees

EU votes for outdoor ban on common insecticide over danger to bees

Posted April 28, 2018 07:43:53 Photo: The move follows a number of studies linking the use of the insecticides to population declines in bees. (ABC Rural: Lara Webster) European Union countries have backed a proposal to ban all use outdoors of insecticides known as neonicotinoids that studies have shown can …