Ireland’s introduction to Test cricket after 144-year wait ruined by rain

Ireland’s introduction to Test cricket after 144-year wait ruined by rain

Posted May 12, 2018 13:32:32 Photo: More than 5,000 tickets were sold for Ireland’s first day of cricket but not a ball was bowled. (Reuters: Clodagh Kilcoyne) Related Story: Irish cricket on verge of Test status Ireland has had a wet welcome to Test cricket with the opening day of …

Forensic bed shortage forcing mental health patients to wait in emergency departments

Forensic bed shortage forcing mental health patients to wait in emergency departments

Updated May 04, 2018 09:25:32 A shortage of beds at South Australia’s main forensic mental health facility is forcing other “extremely unwell” mental health patients to languish in hospital emergency departments for hours on end, the SA Community Visitor Scheme has said. In a report, the scheme’s principal community visitor, …

Scientists wait for a ‘marsquake’ to reveal what’s hidden below the surface of Mars

Scientists wait for a ‘marsquake’ to reveal what’s hidden below the surface of Mars

Posted April 30, 2018 15:19:14 Photo: Artist rendition of what the interior of Mars may look like. (NASA) Scientists are hoping an upcoming journey to Mars will reveal what’s under the surface of the Red Planet. But they will not be mining to the core, instead they plan to wait …

Centrelink customers promised reduced wait times as Government hires 1,000 extra call centre operators

Centrelink customers promised reduced wait times as Government hires 1,000 extra call centre operators

Updated April 23, 2018 07:11:52 Photo: Centrelink clients say it can take “an hour or two” to get through on the phone line. (AAP) Have you spent untold minutes, or even hours on hold to Centrelink, listening to classical music only to slam down the phone in frustration? If the …

drivers wait up to 90 minutes in roadworks traffic at end of school holidays

drivers wait up to 90 minutes in roadworks traffic at end of school holidays

FOOTBALL fans on their way back to Melbourne from Geelong have been caught up in traffic delays due to road works. The planned road works have closed two of three lanes along the Princes Fwy leaving traffic at a standstill. Works along the M80 Ring Rd, Tullamarine Fwy and Monash …

Commonwealth Games: Australian athletes wait for final runner cross the finish line – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Australian athletes wait for final runner cross the finish line – Commonwealth Games 2018

Posted April 10, 2018 06:19:03 Photo: Australians Celia Sullohern, Madeline Hills and Eloise Wellings of Australia wait for Lineo Chaka of Lesotho to cross the finish line. (AAP: Dean Lewins) It was an act of sportsmanship that will help define the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. As Lineo Chaka, representing the …

Commonwealth Games commuters demand money back after two-hour wait for buses – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games commuters demand money back after two-hour wait for buses – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 05, 2018 10:26:49 Video: Bus bungle leaves thousands of Commonwealth Games goers stranded (ABC News) Commonwealth Games organisers have been criticised after thousands of people faced lengthy waits on their way to and from last night’s opening ceremony at Carrara Stadium on the Gold Coast. Some commuters were …

Funding for the Rookwood Weir finally secured after Central Queensland farmers wait for decades

Funding for the Rookwood Weir finally secured after Central Queensland farmers wait for decades

Posted April 04, 2018 03:00:00 Photo: Farmer Colin Dunne says the Rookwood Weir would allow him to irrigate — if he can afford the water. (ABC Capricornia: Emilia Terzon) Decades of waiting by Central Queensland farmers appears to be nearly over, with the last chunk of funding for the construction …