‘I thought I was going to die’: Tiny town terrorised by wall of flames

Rappville residents share stories of survival after a bushfire swept through their small community in northern NSW, with one 82-year-old pensioner hiding in his shed in a bid to escape the inferno.

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Labor’s climate policies left voters ‘confused and scared’

Federal Labor frontbencher Joel Fitzgibbon wants his party to adopt the Government’s climate change targets, arguing Australians are “inherently conservative” and the Opposition should consider a less ambitious plan.

         October 08, 2019 at 11:13PM https://ift.tt/2MqkgsY

Labor’s climate policies left voters ‘confused and scared’

Federal Labor frontbencher Joel Fitzgibbon wants his party to adopt the Government’s climate change targets, arguing Australians are “inherently conservative” and the Opposition should consider a less ambitious plan.

         October 08, 2019 at 11:13PM https://ift.tt/2MqkgsY

A spiralling homelessness problem has transformed Mandurah’s centrepiece foreshore

Mandurah’s rapid population growth has seen an equally steep hike in the number of people sleeping rough, as the city reaches out for help to contain a growing homelessness problem.

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Boris Johnson’s office says Brexit deal ‘essentially impossible’, blames Angela Merkel

Britain and the European Union traded ill-tempered barbs on Tuesday as the UK says a Brexit deal might be impossible, with just over three weeks until its scheduled departure from the bloc.

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Basin communities tell government the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is destroying their future

Basin communities share experiences of life under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, in what they say is the 37th review into the water management scheme.

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Basin communities tell government the Murray-Darling Basin Plan is destroying their future

Basin communities share experiences of life under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, in what they say is the 37th review into the water management scheme.

         October 08, 2019 at 10:02PM https://ift.tt/2MsYbK8