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Friday, April 19, 2019

Boy, 2, killed after tractor incident remembered as ‘cheerful, bubbly’

Darcy Membrey, 2, died after being hit by a fertiliser bin that fell from a tractor in the state's south-west. Written by...

Parts of Metro West rail line may be built above ground, says minister

The government is "super excited" about its new rail line but won't guarantee to release the finer details of the project...

Tropical Cyclone Penny’s potential wrath is too soon to call

Tropical Cyclone has made a comeback over the Coral Sea. Written by Lydia Lynch This news first appeared on https://www.smh.com.au/national/queensland/tropical-cyclone-penny-s-potential-wrath-is-too-soon-to-call-20190102-p50pao.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_national under the...

Female friendships: why they are as complex and traumatic as love affairs

It's generally the females of the species who make grandmasters at the friendship game. Ask any schoolteacher which gender is better...

Australia will see an influx of 10 million foreigners this year

Australia is expected to welcome a mammoth 10 million overseas visitors to its shores this year — and a big chunk...

Why it’s hot on the beach but cold in the surf this summer

If you've wondered why the Sydney seawater is so cold you need to consult the work of Swedish oceanographer Vagn Walfrid...

Experienced Perth free-diver remembered as ‘supremely talented’ music producer

Charlie Young, 26, was found unresponsive after free-diving offshore on Tuesday, and was taken ashore by boat. Written by Hannah Barry This...

Teenager injured while water skiing at abandoned quarry in Collie

A teenager has been airlifted to hospital after a water skiing accident on New Year's Day at Lake Kepwari, near Collie.  Written...

Paynesville drowning victim Max Tavai remembered as ‘joyful soul’

A man who drowned in Gippsland on New Year's Day is being remembered as a religious man with a "joyful soul" and...

‘We would consider it’: Premier softens her stance on pill testing

Gladys Berejiklian said pill testing gave drug users "a false sense of security" and her job as Premier was to keep...