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EASIER access to cheap healthy food, better urban and workplace planning, and early education programs are desperately needed to help combat a growing weight problem in regional Australia.
2 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury
Twenty-five years ago in late April 1988, the Illawarra was drenched with 600mm of rain.
Former Clutha River Cruises operator Steve Toyer farewelling his boat the Mataau, also the Maori name for the waterway he has worked and played in for the past 11 years before returning to Australia.
Here is Orwell, writing in 1941 on H.G. Wells, then 75 years old: "is it not a sort of parricide for a person of my age to find fault with H.G. Wells? Thinking people who were born about the beginning of this century are in some sense Wells's own creation." For "H. G. Wells" substitute "Clive James," and for "thirty eight" substitute "fifty." This ... (more)
Campbelltown photographer Jagath Dheerasekara wanted to capture the essence of the Airds social housing estate near Campbelltown before it changes forever.
The actions of a senior Rural Fire Service member who befriended four teens before molesting them were calculated and planned, a judge has found.
A file photo of a green sea turtle being tagged at the Manly Sea Life Sanctuary near Sydney, Australia on April 11, 2013.
She contributed much to the community in a wide range of fields, and was rightly one of the most admired Australians in public life.
The DSM-5 has been updated for the first time in a generation. But what exactly is this psychiatrists' 'bible' and how are its changes likely to affect you? This had nothing to do with the effects of a full moon or any substances you imbibed the night before; but rather the weekend release of the latest edition of the psychiatrists' 'bible' - the ... (more)
The Deputy Mayor of the Wollondilly shire says he's fed-up with his region being referred to as a suburb of Sydney.
The barrister for an English tourist charged with sexually assaulting a young woman he met at a trendy nightspot near Bondi, in Sydney, Australia, said the act was consensual and the pair were "interacting in a way that suggested they have an interest in each other" prior to the incident.
Fiasco Theater, the young ensemble that enjoyed a New York hit with an adaptation of "Cymbeline" and is now mounting a stripped-down version of "Into the Woods," will return to Shakespeare with a production of "Measure for Measure." "Measure for Measure" will be part of a 2013-14 season at the New Victory Theater with a decidedly international ... (more)
Publication of a full audit of how Liberia awarded its resource concessions between 2009 and 2011 is a global first, said campaigning watchdog Global Witness today.
Director Baz Luhrmann brought "The Great Gatsby" home on Wednesday for its Australian premiere, with box-office success for the Sydney-produced film bolstering hopes for the resurgence of the local film industry.