After almost bungling this year’s ANZAC Day march, NSW RSL and the NSW Taxi Council have joined forces to make things right.
ABC News Sydney | Thursday 12 April 2018
Radioactive waste will soon be driven through the streets of southern Sydney for the first time in nearly 10 years. Spent nuclear fuel from the Lucas Heights reactor will be either delivered to Port Kembla or Port Botany and will be shipped to France.
The Australian | Thursday 12 April 2018
A top-secret security operation to send spent radioactive fuel rods from Australia’s nuclear reactor to France for reprocessing is planned for the coming months.
Potentially involving hundreds of state and federal police, the details of the transport operation will remain confidential until after the shipment arrives at La Hague, in northwest France.
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His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales has received a warm welcome at Nhulunbuy in north-east Arnhem Land, for his first visit to the remote region.
It is the sixth time Prince Charles has visited the Northern Territory, with a history of royal visits to the Top End before him, including a 1956 stop by Prince Philip when he went crocodile hunting.
WITH a didgeridoo placed against his chest, the future king of England closed his eyes.
His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales stood in the guts of the Yirrkala Art Centre, on the steamy top west coast of the Gulf of Carpentaria, as a bearded man with sunglasses blew wild, rhythmical vibrations into his heart.
There are, on average, six stillborn babies a day in Australia. This rate hasn't gone down in two decades.
Ann-Maree Imrie conceived quickly and was told she had a healthy pregnancy.
Snowboarder Jarryd Hughes visits Redlands campus
OLYMPIC medallist Jarryd Hughes enjoyed a champion’s welcome on his return to his former secondary school.
Kate Brandis, an Australian researcher, has enlisted the public to help her track elusive waterfowl as the country’s wetlands disappear.
SYDNEY, Australia — One day in April 2016, Kate Brandis opened a weathered envelope, mailed to her from suburban Sydney. Instead of a letter inside, she found the feathers of an Australian white ibis. A day or so later, another envelope arrived, stuffed with more feathers. In the days following, more began to come.
Stillbirth was an insidious health crisis on which Australia had made virtually no strides despite health improvements in other areas, Senator Keneally said. Six babies die each day - 2200 a year - and "the rate of stillbirth has not changed in Australia in decades," she said, vowing to make it a priority in this second act of her political career. "Surely we can do better than that as a nation."
Senator Keneally has hit the ground running, with the Senate on Tuesday agreeing to an inquiry to examine the economic impact of stillbirth, research needs and options for sustainable funding.
Six babies are stillborn every day in Australia.
The heartbreak and confusion of stillbirth is something the Belfield family knows all too well.
Country cab drivers are considering selling their taxi plates to immigrants as they look to escape the industry before more licences are released.
The NSW Taxi Council said it had received reports that desperate owners were looking for any way to offload their plates before they suffered even more financial hardship.
There have been renewed calls to educate pregnant women about what they can do to reduce the risk of stillbirth after new figures showed a slight increase in stillbirth rates across Australia.
Stillbirth Foundation Australia said the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed there were 1724 stillbirths in 2016 – a slight increase on the previous year's figures of 1718.
WIN Wollongong | Thursday 8 March 2018
Lawn Solutions Australia is at the cutting edge of the turf industry, the popularity of its premium grass Sir Walter has grown exponentially since it was first sold two decades ago. But now the company is facing a decision that could change the landscape of the Australian turf industry.
The NSW coroner and an independent inquiry headed by former AFP boss Mick Keelty will investigate the south coast bushfire at Tathra which destroyed 69 homes.
Volunteer firefighters have vowed to oppose any push to create a single fire service in NSW as the emergency services minister savaged the union representing professional firefighters as "bastards".
A plan to exclude taxis from an Anzac Day parade, over terrorism concerns, is expected to be overturned when the NSW RSL and Taxi Council meet today.
Organisers of the Anzac Day march through Sydney proposed last Friday to transfer elderly war veterans out of taxis and into golf carts during the annual event.
Loreto College has launched its new branding – whilst the crest has not changed, its application is modern and eye-catching with a tagline focused on the educational outcomes of the college.
APA was engaged to undertake the refresh, which included the development of key graphic elements such as the tagline’s distinctive font and colouring, the ribbon of colour, graphic icons, and the treatment of images and layouts.
After developing the first materials, including a Prospectus and a document entitled Directions 2017-2018, APA prepared Brand Guidelines so that the refreshed look can be rolled out by internal resources.
Western Bulldogs president Peter Gordon was celebrating his Australia Day honours earlier this year with wife Kerri O'Toole and friend Jack Rush, QC, when Rush handed him a bottle of red.
In neat, cursive handwriting, an inscription on the wooden box encasing the Penfolds 707 drop read, "With all our love, the Crimmins family". It was signed by Brian Crimmins.
Date destinations are difficult to decide on. You can propose a sit-down meal at a restaurant with photogenic platters. Or, you can prop against a dimly-lit bar where the bartender knows your usual. Dates in the gardens of Heide, however, is an entirely different experience. With its spacious fields, in-situ sculptures, and housemuseums, Heide MoMA is an elegant setting for meetings and, perchance, romance. At the inaugural Date Night, guests are served a selection of excellent cheese and wine, along with conversation topics. Afterwards, guests proceed through Heide I exhibitions for a private, after-hours viewing of “Nolan at the Newsagent.” This makes for a date that is a cross between garden party and art salon, without the delicate china and speeches. Whether you have a passing or keen interest in art, you will find your kind in gatherings here.
Heide Museum of Modern Art is to Melbourne what Bloomsbury is to London: a place defined by a clique of iconoclasts. Formerly a dairy farm, the land was purchased in the 1930s by Sunday Baillieu and John Reed, where the couple envisioned a setting to cultivate art and letters. Part private residence and part co-working space, Heide was a significant incubator for Australian modernist architecture, sculpture, painting, poetry, and prose.