4 hrs ago
Schools at peak capacity
A "SUPER-SIZE" catchment combining Brisbane State High School and Coorparoo Secondary College has almost 9000 children, making future amalgamation unsustainable, the State Opposition says.
7 hrs ago
Aussie cattle station fails to sell, a second time
The group, Australia's largest beef cattle producer, and one of its biggest landowners, said that it was continuing to attempt to sell its Brighton Downs Station, after the 1.0m-acre cattle operation was passed at auction, at a price of Aus$10.25m. The no-sale represented AACo's second failed attempt to dispose of the property, which was initially ... (more)
Wed May 22, 2013
The New Zealand Herald
Woman says league star bashed her
An Australian woman has accused Auckland-born NRL star Ben Te'o of punching her in the face at the home of a former teammate.
Claims Govt fears liquor-industry backlash
DAVID MARK: A failed $10 million program to reduce alcohol-fuelled violence in Queensland has prompted renewed calls for more effective action.
The Hard Drive revs up in Queensland
Finally you can shoot true digital cinema with a camera that won't blow the budget.
Digby Ioane may miss Australia's first Test against the Lions after undergoing surgery
Wallabies winger Digby Ioane is in doubt for the start of the British and Irish Lions Test series after undergoing a knee operation this morning.
Tue May 21, 2013
Rudd challenges Abbott to conscience vote
Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has challenged Opposition Leader Tony Abbott to allow MPs a conscience vote on same-sex marriage.
Mon May 20, 2013
Fast food to remain tax free: Plibersek
FAST food will not attract a "fat tax" and the government will instead rely on education in Australia's battle against obesity.
Global pipeline for April.
Hotel construction report summarizing the pipeline for Asia Pacific, USA, Sth America and more regions around the world.
Sun May 19, 2013
Northern Territory News
Study to set scene for fat tax bunfight
Despite criticism that increasing junk food prices will hit the poor, the Government's preventative health agency - ANPHA - is funding the most comprehensive study ever into the potential tax change - to the tune of $463,000. The public is being asked to give feedback on paying more for hamburgers and other fatty foods with a "citizens' jury" to ... (more)
Sat May 18, 2013
Northern Daily Leader
Daft Punk electrifies Wee Waa
Daft Punk performs on stage at the City Botanic Gardens on December 20, 2007 in Brisbane, Australia.
Aussies 'being exploited at bowser'
University of New England professor Abbas Valadkhani says his research ould help the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission prove we are being exploited at the bowser.
Fri May 17, 2013
Lack of first-time buyers stalls market
THERE was little growth in Queensland's property values during the first quarter of the year with prices and transaction levels stagnating.
Thu May 16, 2013
We are a collaboration between University of Queensland, Griffith University, Queensland University of Technology and Queensland Government's Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry.
Another Look at Metal Storm, the Machine Gun That Shoots 1-Million-Rounds Per Minute
You read that right, Metal Storm actually created a 36-barreled stacked projectile machine gun, boasting the highest rate of fire in the world.
Wed May 15, 2013
National Archives of Australia
Media Release: Wireless radio in Australia
The history of wireless radio in Australia is full of fascinating stories. They include an interview with Adolf Hitler on 2FC in 1932, a ban on mentioning the Melbourne Cup on 2CH, and Harold Holt's father's role as manager of 3XY.
Sox18 Genetically Interacts With VegfC to Regulate Lymphangiogenesis in Zebrafish [Basic Science]
From the Dipartimento di Scienze Biomolecolari e Biotecnologie , Dipartimento di Bioscienze , and Dipartimento di Biologia , Universita' degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy; and Institute for Molecular Bioscience, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia .
Tokyo Art Beat
Ten Questions with Katsura Funakoshi
The May-June issue of Tokyo Art Map features a 10-question interview with Katsura Funakoshi, a sculptor whose works on paper are on display right now at Shibuya's Hikarie 8/ Art Gallery.
These Aussie crooks are no ladies
Valmae Beck aka Fay Cramb was convicted for her part in the rape, torture and murder of Sian Kingi in 1987.
Teaching tips from master of three 'uhhrs'
WHAT is taught in Australian schools and how it is taught is the problem with education - not a lack of funding, former Prime Minister John Howard has claimed.