Keeping power prices low is crippling Synergy and experts warn of a reckoning to come

A massive loss posted by WA power retailer Synergy will likely either lead to electricity price hikes or a taxpayer bailout, but the WA Government is insisting its reforms will save the day.

         October 07, 2019 at 10:10PM https://ift.tt/2Iwr4nI

Keeping power prices low is crippling Synergy and experts warn of a reckoning to come

A massive loss posted by WA power retailer Synergy will likely either lead to electricity price hikes or a taxpayer bailout, but the WA Government is insisting its reforms will save the day.

         October 07, 2019 at 10:10PM https://ift.tt/2Iwr4nI

Update – Metropolitan Police says the number of people arrested has risen to 280 in Extinction Rebellion protests in London which have blocked roads around Westminster amid calls for urgent action on the climate and wildlife crises

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How the first ever Big Day Out bagged the biggest band in the world

The first Big Day Out was absolutely wild. It bagged Nirvana as a support act and changed the course of Australian music — even though it ran out of beer. But it may never have happened at all if two men didn’t get arrested.

         October 07, 2019 at 09:45PM https://ift.tt/2p35LU0

Abduction fears over disappearance of man in Adelaide’s north

The disappearance of missing man Malcolm Walker is being treated as a possible abduction, with police investigating reports he was attacked and then forced into a car in Adelaide’s north on Sunday night.

         October 07, 2019 at 09:44PM https://ift.tt/33cG16m

ASX to rise, despite Wall Street slipping on doubts of US-China trade deal

The Australian share market is expected to build on yesterday’s strong gains, while Wall Street investors were on edge ahead of this week’s US-China trade talks.

         October 07, 2019 at 09:34PM https://ift.tt/33f7y7d

ASX to rise, despite Wall Street slipping on doubts of US-China trade deal

The Australian share market is expected to build on yesterday’s strong gains, while Wall Street investors were on edge ahead of this week’s US-China trade talks.

         October 07, 2019 at 09:34PM https://ift.tt/33f7y7d

Arrest warrant issued after convicted rapist skips court

An arrest warrant has been issued after a man who served 12 years in prison for bashing and raping two tourists in WA’s far north breached his post-sentence supervision order and failed to appear in court.

         October 07, 2019 at 09:17PM https://ift.tt/30O9Kko

The Liberal Democrats have announced that former Conservative MP Heidi Allen has joined the party

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‘It doesn’t smell like a stinky shearing shed’: Have you ever tried sheep’s milk?

There are only a handful of sheep dairies in Australia, but it is a popular alternative to traditional dairy products.

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