‘How long’s it going to take?’: Australia still not meeting oil reserve obligations

‘How long’s it going to take?’: Australia still not meeting oil reserve obligations

Posted August 13, 2018 20:15:54 Photo: Stakeholders say Australia's lack of fuel reserves leave it vulnerable to disaster if imports of transport fuel are disrupted. (Artwork: Sarah Boese) Australia is facing new questions about whether it is taking the issue of oil security seriously, as the Federal Government moves to bolster lagging reserves by making…
Man arrested over fatal Chapel St hit-and-run

Man arrested over fatal Chapel St hit-and-run

Updated August 13, 2018 19:51:40 Photo: Police have arrested a man over Sunday's collision. (ABC News) Related Story: Police narrow field of suspects in Chapel St hit-and-run Related Story: Police release image of man after 27yo woman dies in Melbourne hit-and-run Police have arrested a 26-year-old man over a hit-and-run which killed a Dutch cyclist…
Father, daughter blame each other for killing mother dumped in suitcase

Father, daughter blame each other for killing mother dumped in suitcase

Updated August 13, 2018 18:33:10 Photo: The trial has heard Annabelle Chen suffered 25 "blunt force injuries" to her head and face at her Mosman Park home in 2016. (Supplied: WA Police) The daughter and ex-husband of a Perth woman whose body was found in a suitcase floating on the Swan River have blamed each…
Roundup cancer fears divide farmers as regulator says glyphosate is safe

Roundup cancer fears divide farmers as regulator says glyphosate is safe

A landmark lawsuit in the United States has stoked fears among Australian farmers that the most commonly used herbicide in the world could be taken off shelves amid cancer concerns. But some farmers are more concerned by the health risks and want a review of the use of the chemical in Australia. Monsanto key points…
Police narrow field of suspects in Chapel St hit-and-run

Police narrow field of suspects in Chapel St hit-and-run

Updated August 13, 2018 16:06:39 Photo: Police have appealed for public help to locate this man. (Supplied: Victoria Police) Related Story: Police release image of man after 27yo woman dies in Melbourne hit-and-run Police have identified "three or four" suspects who may be responsible for a hit-and-run which killed a Dutch cyclist in Melbourne's inner-south…
‘Look at her face’: Marathon runner wins gold medal despite bloody nose

‘Look at her face’: Marathon runner wins gold medal despite bloody nose

Updated August 13, 2018 15:57:20 Running more than 42 kilometres to win a marathon at a major championships is challenging enough, but doing so while contending with a bloody nose is on another level. That was the situation facing Volha Mazuronak at the European Championships in Berlin, with the Belarussian facing more than one obstacle…
Sydney hip-hop artist found dead in street may have been involved in ‘botched home invasion’

Sydney hip-hop artist found dead in street may have been involved in ‘botched home...

Updated August 13, 2018 14:35:27 Photo: Hip-hop artist Jett McKee, known as Scepaz, has been identified as the victim. (Supplied) Detectives are investigating whether the man killed in a violent attack in Sydney's inner-west on Friday afternoon used a replica gun during a suspected home invasion gone wrong before he was killed. The man, today…
‘It was a boob factory’: Cheap breast implants marketed to women on welfare, with devastating consequences

‘It was a boob factory’: Cheap breast implants marketed to women on welfare, with...

Updated August 13, 2018 13:48:50 Photo: The Cosmetic Institute is now the subject of a class action. (thecosmeticinstitute.com.au) Cheap breast implants have been marketed to women on welfare at clinics where the surgery is carried out by doctors who aren't trained plastic surgeons, under a business model described as a "boob factory". Key points: Breast…
Time lapse of wandering albatross chick building nest shows ‘hard-wired’ behaviours

Time lapse of wandering albatross chick building nest shows ‘hard-wired’ behaviours

Updated August 13, 2018 12:00:58 External Link: Wandering albatross chick timelapse Footage captured by the Marine Conservation Program has revealed an albatross chick's curious nesting habits. The time-lapse recording, taken by remote camera, monitors the wandering albatross population on Macquarie Island, where only five chicks have hatched this year. The video shows a young wandering…
Kanye West Reveals The Meaning Of ‘I Hate Being Bi-Polar, It’s Awesome’

Kanye West Reveals The Meaning Of ‘I Hate Being Bi-Polar, It’s Awesome’

Jimmy Kimmel brings out Kanye West's most viral moments. The two have gone from Twitter spats filled with Spongebob memes to friendly appearances on-air. Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night (August 9), was no different. The late-night host briefly left the Chicago artist speechless after asking, "You so famously and so powerfully said George Bush doesn’t care…