Our obsession with fats and carbs means we’re looking at nutrition all wrong

Our obsession with fats and carbs means we’re looking at nutrition all wrong

By David Raubenheimer and Stephen Simpson Updated May 18, 2018 11:32:09 Photo: We demonise fats, carbs and salt by implying that reducing their intake alone will solve the problem of obesity, but it won’t. (iStockPhoto) Related Story: Gene mutation drives compulsion to eat fatty foods Related Story: Are kids’ menus …

Telstra name mix-up: When two Whites make a wrong things get confusing

Telstra name mix-up: When two Whites make a wrong things get confusing

Posted May 09, 2018 08:05:07 Photo: Steven White, NSW (L), and Steven White, Queensland, are dealing with merged accounts. (Supplied: Steven White) It would be funny if it was not so serious — two men named Steven White, living in different states, have been turned into one person by Telstra. …

Range Rover rolls on beach, ends up half-buried in sand and sea in island adventure gone wrong

Range Rover rolls on beach, ends up half-buried in sand and sea in island adventure gone wrong

Updated May 03, 2018 14:34:07 Photo: It didn’t take long for the sand and sea to swallow the Range Rover. (Supplied: Queensland Ambulance Service) Related Story: Forget message in a bottle, an entire shipping container just washed up in Queensland A roam around Fraser Island in a four-wheel-drive has ended …

Python picks on wrong possum after mother scratches, bites snake to free its baby

Python picks on wrong possum after mother scratches, bites snake to free its baby

Updated May 04, 2018 19:56:20 Photo: The mother possum bit and clawed her way to victory. (Supplied: Christine Birch Williams) Related Story: Venomous snake found curled up with child’s stuffed toys Related Story: Snake’s ‘leap of faith’ from tall tree captured on video Images of a determined mother possum saving …

Banking royal commission: Kelly O’Dwyer finally concedes Government got it wrong on inquiry

Banking royal commission: Kelly O’Dwyer finally concedes Government got it wrong on inquiry

Posted April 27, 2018 13:17:19 A week after a painful and terse interview where she repeatedly avoided questions on delaying the establishment of a royal commission, Financial Services Minister Kelly O’Dwyer has finally conceded the Government got it wrong. The Coalition has faced repeated criticism for opposing the inquiry into …

Canberra man on trial over shooting is the wrong size and wrong age, lawyer says

Canberra man on trial over shooting is the wrong size and wrong age, lawyer says

Updated April 24, 2018 18:52:24 Related Story: ‘I saw a massive hole in my arm’: trial hears graphic account of Canberra attack A Canberra man, who is on trial over a home invasion in which a 13-year-old girl was shot, has been described by his lawyer as a “jockey”-sized “tot”, …

Kelly O’Dwyer refuses to concede government was wrong on delaying banking royal commission

Kelly O’Dwyer refuses to concede government was wrong on delaying banking royal commission

Updated April 22, 2018 11:55:11 Video: Financial Services Minister Kelly O’Dwyer refuses to concede the government was wrong in delaying the creation of the banking royal commission (ABC News) Financial Services Minister Kelly O’Dwyer has repeatedly avoided answering questions on whether it was wrong to delay establishing a royal commission …

I got it wrong on the banks: Joyce

Former Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has conceded he was ‘wrong’ in arguing against a banking royal commission in the past, as the inquiry continues to expose misconduct within the financial services sector. The move comes amid a growing call for the banks to be forced to sell off its …

Barnaby Joyce says he was wrong to oppose a banking royal commission

Barnaby Joyce says he was wrong to oppose a banking royal commission

Posted April 19, 2018 11:02:14 Barnaby Joyce has said he was wrong to argue against a banking royal commission because what has emerged is “beyond disturbing”. Key points: As deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce refused to call for a banking royal commission He now says the evidence has been “beyond …

Commonwealth Games closing ceremony panned, Beattie admits ‘we got it wrong’ – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games closing ceremony panned, Beattie admits ‘we got it wrong’ – Commonwealth Games 2018

Posted April 16, 2018 07:16:12 Video: Closing Ceremony commentators ‘furious’ over disappointing performance (ABC News) Related Story: ‘I’m furious’: Channel Seven hosts rip into Commonwealth Games closing ceremony After a closing ceremony that barely focused on athletes and featured long, rambling speeches, Gold Coast Commonwealth Games chairman Peter Beattie has …