“The Abbott government’s plans on climate change appear to make it an outlier among international conservatism.”
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Worse to come in Indonesia
Hamish McDonald’s observations that Tony Abbott and Julie Bishop would do well to muse on the SBY succession are timely. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has overseen some positive reforms in Indonesia which …
A decaying warehouse space is transformed into an eclectic family home.
Running with the bulls and the bullish in northern Spain.
The Australian Diamonds captain on why she nearly quit netball.
Torah Bright, Lydia Lassila and David Morris. (Bonus points: silver in the women’s halfpipe, bronze in the women’s aerials and silver in the men’s aerials).
The Signature of All Things.
She was a Soviet cosmonaut and the first woman in space.
“Do you know a footballer by the name of Balotelli?’’
The Malaysian civil aviation chief tries to describe the appearance of men travelling on stolen Austrian and Italian passports aboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370. Mario Balotelli is an AC Milan striker known for his flamboyant appearance.
“The truth is, occasionally, yes.”
The prime minister answers a question on Perth’s Nova FM about whether he reads on the toilet. The West Australian election will in part determine the future of this country.
“It’s my belief that the design of the New Zealand flag symbolises a colonial and post-colonial era whose time has passed.”
The New Zealand prime minister postponing a referendum on the ensign originally slated to coincide with a general election this year.
“I thought this is going to be a great shot, and all of sudden it propped on its front and started stabbing wildly, hundreds of strikes in a few seconds.”
The cameraman recalls Steve Irwin’s last moments. He said the stingray barb that killed Irwin “went through his chest like hot butter”.
“Troy has had a turbulent career —tragically maybe it all became too much.”
The WA premier explains that he has accepted his treasurer’s resignation as Troy Buswell remains under medical care for a breakdown.
‘‘Gillard effectively offered me Denison for keeps in mid-2011.”
The Tasmanian independent reveals in a long essay one of the former prime minister’s strategies for shoring up a hung parliament.