Port to vote for funds to ‘fight’ merger plan

FIGHTERS: Port Stephens councillor Paul Le Mottee, mayor Bruce MacKenzie, and deputy mayor Chris Doohan, who all oppose the merger. Picture: Max [more…]

Turnbull government’s plan to make cities cooler and greener

Urban heat islands can significantly increase temperatures in cities, research shows. Photo: Paul Rovere Environment Minister Greg Hunt is in Paris for [more…]

Australians conservative and gloomy about job prospects in digital age: report

Robert Holt and Shoukry Marzouk agree their university educations did not prepare them adequately for working life in the emerging digital market. Photo: Luis [more…]

Bengalla coal mine dam overflow makes it three spills under EPA investigation

Section of Rio Tinto's Warkworth sediment dam that gave way during the early January big rains. Photo: John Krey, via Newcastle Herald Dragline [more…]

Australian Open 2016: a good place, but not to start

The Australian Open on Monday looked like a good place. Photo: Cameron SpencerLondoner Chris Kermode, head of the ATP, was blissfully unaware of the [more…]

Sydney FC developing a hoodoo over Western Sydney Wanderers in A-League Derby

Who run's this town?: Sydney FC players celebrate with fans after winning the Sydney Derby. Photo: Getty Images Luck only happens so often before [more…]

Michelle Bridges blasted as ‘irresponsible’ for posting post-natal workout tips

Fit parents: Steve Willis and Michelle Bridges. Photo: Don ArnoldMichelle Bridges can't seem to put a very fit foot right.
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Shane Watson says selection in Australian T20 squad a ‘pleasant surprise’

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 28: Shane Watson of the Thunder plays a stroke on the leg side during the Big Bash League match [more…]

ASX drops but bounces off lows

The big four banks fell on Monday. Photo: Louie Douvis Australian stocks fell yet again on Monday, although not as badly as [more…]

Oil goes to $US27 as Iran prepares to re-enter market

 Brent crude plunged over 4 per cent to under $US28 a barrel in early Monday trading, wiping billions off the value of Australian energy [more…]

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