As the drought bites, memories surface of idyllic days spent swimming in the outback

As landowners clean out enormous water tanks in the hope of rain, their fond childhood memories of swimming in tanks and troughs are in stark contrast to today’s dry and parched landscape.

         September 30, 2019 at 10:59PM https://ift.tt/2ncN1kb

The national capital has 100 per cent renewable power — but it’s not off the grid

Canberra hasn’t become an off-the-grid island in the middle of New South Wales. So why is the ACT Government now calling the capital 100 per cent renewable?

         September 30, 2019 at 10:54PM https://ift.tt/2nUB1Ut

Self-discovery, coming out and the growl of the Grey Panthers

Darryl Butler had lived an intellectual life, but in a moment of crisis it would be dance and his study of the body that would save him.

         September 30, 2019 at 10:45PM https://ift.tt/2nVA52i

Perth notches hottest September on record, driest in 42 years

Forecasters are predicting more hot weather to come after the city received less than half its average rainfall for the month.

         September 30, 2019 at 10:43PM https://ift.tt/2neUhvN

Demands for planning overhaul before NSW is forced to ‘tax the hell out of people’

The National Party wants urgent changes to the NSW Independent Planning Commission, fearing there is little certainty for investors following the rejection of the proposed Bylong Valley coal mine.

         September 30, 2019 at 10:38PM https://ift.tt/2o1Ltd2

ASX set to open flat ahead of RBA’s widely tipped interest rate cut

Australian shares are likely to start the day flat as investors trade cautiously ahead of the Reserve Bank’s widely expected interest rate cut.

         September 30, 2019 at 10:38PM https://ift.tt/2n3B4gP

#ISIS linked Tech Group Publishes Cyber #Security Bulletins Throughout September https://t.co/6Qz7nq2xhi https://t.co/3GWIvA60Y3

Fears ‘toxic black ooze’ from marina proposal will destroy health of Mandurah estuary

Crabs, birds and fish are just some of the marine life that could be decimated by the proposed Point Grey marina, according to concerned Mandurah locals.

         September 30, 2019 at 10:29PM https://ift.tt/2msYgEQ

Why it will take more than a rate cut to fix Perth’s housing market

Housing oversupply and sluggish migration rates mean today’s expected rate cut will do little to stimulate Perth’s property market.

         September 30, 2019 at 10:29PM https://ift.tt/2oLFZ6B

From 50 seizures a day, to none: Epilepsy survivor helping to battle stigma

Daniel Bradshaw experienced his first epileptic seizure aged 8 and was until recently enduring up to 50 seizures a day, until life-changing brain surgery. Now he has joined the push to change public perception of the disorder.

         September 30, 2019 at 10:27PM https://ift.tt/2oFuoFP