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Describing weather – ‘Chance of Rain’ is really ‘Mainly Sunny’!

The Queensland tourism industry has asked the weather bureau to lighten up the way weather is described. The Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) chief executive Daniel Gschwind said current forecast language such as “partly cloudy”...

Australia Day ‘change’ sparks new debate

Politicians are continuing to debate the celebration date of Australia Day, January 26, a day when all Australians should come together together as one. The Greens leader, Richard Di Natale, sparked the latest round of...

Second drug haul in a week as HMAS Warramunga seizes $181 million of illegal...

Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga, with support from a UK Royal Navy helicopter, seized more than 3.5 tonnes of illicit narcotics during a night-time operation in the Arabian Sea on 3 January 2018 at...

ASADA launches education tool

With the summer of Cricket well underway, and the Ashes secured, ASADA has launched a new education model, based on one simple question: “Would you walk?” The module begins by asking athletes to put themselves in...

Support those in need this festive season

NSW Health has today reminded people who may need assistance or support during the holiday period to call for help. NSW Health Chief Psychiatrist, Dr Murray Wright said while Christmas and New Year is seen...

Revolutionary new Battlefield Command System for the Army

The way wars are fought on the modern battlefield will be revolutionised with a new Battlefield Command System for the Army. Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP and Minister for Defence, Senator...

Managing your pet’s life from your desk is only a tap away

With Australians working longer hours than ever before, and trying to juggle home life - pets are often the ones that get neglected with annual vaccinations missed, grooming appointments get further apart, and de-sexing...

Welfare compliance uncovers $68m owed by Family Day Care providers

The Government is committed to maintaining a strong social safety net but we must ensure that payments are targeted to those who need it, and there is integrity in the system. Most people do the...
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