A growing number of women are paying for sex, and it’s not just for pleasure

The number of Australian women seeing sex workers is on the rise, and it’s about more than “outright pleasure”. Jocelyn says buying sex has helped her learn about her body, deal with work stress and even process trauma.

         October 08, 2019 at 10:00PM https://ift.tt/2AW8Ibo

Bushfire conditions forecast to ease after blaze destroys home in Lockyer valley

Fire crews extinguish a bushfire that destroyed one home and forced 120 people to evacuate their properties in Queensland’s Lockyer Valley, west of Brisbane.

         October 08, 2019 at 09:48PM https://ift.tt/30TWMlf

Teachers to be offered $50K to teach in Victoria’s toughest schools

Victoria launches a suite of incentives to keep the state’s best teachers in some of its toughest schools, including up to $50,000 to draw educators to “hard-to-staff” positions and schools.

         October 08, 2019 at 09:45PM https://ift.tt/2Vp6Dyd

Thirty homes destroyed as northern NSW burns

The NSW Rural Fire Service says up to 30 homes have been destroyed or “seriously damaged” in bushfires burning in northern NSW — most of the damage is around Rappville and Ewingar.

         October 08, 2019 at 09:43PM https://ift.tt/2AUQo2E

Thirty homes destroyed as northern NSW burns

The NSW Rural Fire Service says up to 30 homes have been destroyed or “seriously damaged” in bushfires burning in northern NSW — most of the damage is around Rappville and Ewingar.

         October 08, 2019 at 09:43PM https://ift.tt/2AUQo2E

ASX to fall as as hopes for US-China trade talks diminish

Australian shares are expected to fall sharply in early trade as hopes for a breakthrough in US-China trade talks continue to fade.

         October 08, 2019 at 09:35PM https://ift.tt/30Z9JKz

Live: NSW Now: Bushfire damage to be assessed, police charge man 16 years after robbery

MORNING BRIEFING: The Rural Fire Service says it will begin assessing the full extent of the bushfire damage in northern New South Wales today, and a man is charged after a robbery in 2003.

         October 08, 2019 at 08:58PM https://ift.tt/2VzlxlL

Live: NSW Now: Bushfire damage to be assessed, police charge man 16 years after robbery

MORNING BRIEFING: The Rural Fire Service says it will begin assessing the full extent of the bushfire damage in northern New South Wales today after at least 20 homes were destroyed yesterday, and a man is charged after a robbery in 2003.

         October 08, 2019 at 08:58PM https://ift.tt/2VzlxlL

Live: NSW Now: Bushfire damage to be assessed, police charge man 16 years after robbery

MORNING BRIEFING: The Rural Fire Service says it will begin assessing the full extent of the bushfire damage in northern New South Wales today after at least 20 homes were destroyed yesterday, and a man is charged after a robbery in 2003.

         October 08, 2019 at 08:58PM https://ift.tt/2VzlxlL

Orphan calves find a new mother to raise them during drought

Tamworth farmer Cathy Hockings looks after orphaned calves, helping out drought-affected farmers unable to keep young stock.

         October 08, 2019 at 08:47PM https://ift.tt/2IvSWYT