‘It took all my skin away’: Rise in unlicensed tattoo artists leaving customers at risk

Laura Kennedy got her first tattoo in Sydney when she was 21, she’s now a customer of Tasmania’s first dedicated laser tattoo removal studio after a series of bad inking experiences.

         September 20, 2019 at 11:36PM https://ift.tt/30grfxt

‘A lot of damage’: Inside the fight to keep the Otways pig-free

Conservationists are struggling in the fight against many introduced species in the Otways, but they hope a new program will limit the number of feral pigs before they cause too much damage.

         September 20, 2019 at 11:33PM https://ift.tt/30iSqHX

NRL insists Trbojevic’s sin bin was correct

It was the call that defined the match, but the NRL says its referees were right to sin bin Jake Trbojevic late in Manly’s controversial semi-final loss to the Raiders.

         September 20, 2019 at 11:23PM https://ift.tt/2IilK7d

The loveless marriage between WA Labor and the Maritime Union of Australia threatens to explode

WA Premier Mark McGowan never needs a second invitation to express his disdain for the Maritime Union of Australia and its leader Christy Cain, but they may just be stuck in a loveless marriage, writes Jacob Kagi.

         September 20, 2019 at 11:16PM https://ift.tt/32YBJzs

The loveless marriage between WA Labor and the Maritime Union of Australia threatens to explode

WA Premier Mark McGowan never needs a second invitation to express his disdain for the Maritime Union of Australia and its leader Christy Cain, but they may just be stuck in a loveless marriage, writes Jacob Kagi.

         September 20, 2019 at 11:16PM https://ift.tt/32YBJzs

Perth’s weekend traffic hotspots, where delays on the road rival the weekday peak hour

When you think of traffic congestion, you probably think of cars bumper-to-bumper on the freeway during weekday peak hour, but there are several hotspots around the city where weekend traffic is even worse.

         September 20, 2019 at 11:16PM https://ift.tt/30xtuss

Signs of the times: A generation’s call to action on climate

‘Our house is on fire’. ‘Act now or swim L8R’. Students come up with ingenious placards to underline their fear for the planet’s future.

         September 20, 2019 at 11:16PM https://ift.tt/30yQaIE

‘I pre-warn people’: Inside the unusual Aussie home where visitors need a disclaimer

Piranhas in the pantry, deer in the den and bears out back. From the outside, John Sbeghen’s two-storey Queenslander looks like any other, but beyond the front door visitors encounter another world.

         September 20, 2019 at 11:11PM https://ift.tt/30xto44

‘Something going wrong’: High complaints volume at state-run nursing home prompts overhaul

After a sharp rise in complaints at a state-run nursing home facility in north Queensland, health officials move to overhaul the nursing home’s management.

         September 20, 2019 at 11:10PM https://ift.tt/30GqbiM

Despite the state dinner, Australia and the US aren’t in lock-step on major issues

With big differences between Scott Morrison’s Australia and Donald Trump’s America when it comes to how to approach relations with China and Iran, what is the state dinner supposed to achieve, writes Andrew Probyn.

         September 20, 2019 at 11:03PM https://ift.tt/2NrL27d