News: Australia

Yellow crazy ants spread into Townsville and parts of north-east Australia, as councils plead for funding

Saturday  23:16,   16 april 2022

Yellow crazy ants are categorised as one of the worst invasive species on the planet, capable of completely destroying ecosystems - and they're spreading in northern Australia.It's not the prickles, or even the heat — it's something far more... >>>

Glammed-up Easter long weekend revellers let loose at Randwick races

Saturday  21:15,   16 april 2022

Glammed-up revellers turned out in force to celebrate the final day of the Autumn Racing Carnival in Sydney with thousands of punters kicking off their heels and letting loose.Six weeks of stellar Sydney racing came to an end at Royal Randwick on... >>>

undefeated since July 2021, Shandong Taishan takes seven in C1 Asian

Saturday  18:15,   16 april 2022

© provided by Sofoot we have seen less violent as end of series. Chinese Champion in title, undefeated since 20 games, winner of the cup ... Everything was fine for Shandong Taishan, until Friday. Opposed to the Koreans of Daeghu, the band at... >>>

Back to home? Völler: "You never should never say"

Saturday  15:10,   16 april 2022

Cologne - New task in the old home? Exclude Rudi Völler at least nothing before he leaves the management of the Bundesliga club Bayer Leverkusen after the end of the season. © AFP / Sid / Ina Fassbender Rudi Völler does not want to exclude anything >>>

Western put Glory to the sword in Tasmania

Saturday  14:51,   16 april 2022

Western United's hopes of pushing Melbourne City for the A-League Men premiership have been bolstered by a merciless, record-setting 6-0 win over Perth Glory.A first-half hat-trick from Lachie Wales combined with goals from Dylan Pierias,... >>>

Lightning stun Vixens in Super Netball

Saturday  13:50,   16 april 2022

Bottom-placed Sunshine Coast Lightning have produced the biggest upset of the Super Netball season by ending the Melbourne Vixens' unbeaten start.The Lightning belied their lowly ladder position with an inspired performance against the league... >>>

Rudi Völler's children: "Daddy, you can not say that"

Saturday  13:05,   16 april 2022

also Germany's football legend Rudi Völler has to rethink today with regard to increasing discrimination in the everyday language. "Each decade is different, the world turns on. Certain things we used to say like, of course, they do not say today.... >>>

Jamie Durie is finally granted approval on Avalon house renovation

Saturday  12:51,   16 april 2022

The celebrity garden guru was last week granted approval by the council over his development application for the waterfront home in Avalon in Sydney's Northern Beaches.The celebrity garden guru was last week granted approval by the council over... >>>

United Australia Party 2022 Federal Election campaign launch at Sunshine Coast's Palmer Coolum Resort a marathon event

Saturday  11:41,   16 april 2022

With more than an hour of videos and a folk band playing revised versions of Australian classics, the United Australia Party campaign launch on Queensland's Sunshine Coast becomes a marathon affair.Afterwards, party chairman Clive Palmer vowed... >>>

African migrants struggle to find work without white referees, research suggests

Saturday  10:46,   16 april 2022

New research has shone a spotlight on the job-seeking experiences of dozens of African migrants in South Australia, with one revealing she stood a far better chance of getting an interview if she used a "westernised name".The study, by the... >>>

Selfies and smiles greet PM at Easter show

Saturday  10:41,   16 april 2022

Friendly crowds greeted the prime minister at the Royal Easter Show on Saturday as he toured the agricultural sheds with his family.Scott Morrison, his wife Jenny and daughters Lily and Abbey toured the agricultural sheds at the show in Sydney on... >>>

National Folk Festival returns with a focus on celebrating Ngunnawal language after two years of COVID-19 cancellations

Saturday  10:41,   16 april 2022

The National Folk Festival returns to Canberra after two years of COVID cancellations with a focus on connecting to Ngunnawal country through the sharing of language on stage.The five-day event is back in the nation's capital after a two-year break... >>>

Passenger dies after WA plane crash

Saturday  10:41,   16 april 2022

A passenger has died and a pilot is seriously injured after a crash landing near an airport in Western Australia's remote north.WA Police confirmed the male in his 50s lost consciousness during the rescue efforts and could not be... >>>

Two men being treated for burns after plane crash in East Kimberley region

Saturday  09:26,   16 april 2022

The men in their 20s were in the plane near the East Kimberley Regional Airport when it ran into trouble before 9am. The incident was reported by a member of the public fishing nearby.The men ran into trouble near East Kimberley Regional Airport,... >>>

NRL to let Anthony Milford play for Newcastle Knights, if he completes rehabilitation and development programs

Saturday  09:26,   16 april 2022

Former Brisbane Broncos and Queensland State of Origin star Anthony Milford is given the green light by the NRL to play for the Newcastle Knights, if he completes a series of rehabilitation and development programs. The 27-year-old faced criminal... >>>