A 5.1 magnitude earthquake was recorded off the South Australian coast on Monday 5 April at 11.23pm UTC within impact distance of the Great Australian Bight Marine Park. The Great Australian Bight Marine National Park […]
A 7.8-magnitude earthquake, reported by SAN FRANCISCO MarketWatch, struck Northern Sumatra, Indonesia early Wednesday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The earthquake struck 325 miles west of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, according […]
For almost 90 years of cruelty in the Australian wool industry, the only end in sight was a bloody lamb’s bottom, but after just 30 months of hard-hitting PETA campaigning, animal advocates […]
The SA upper house election on Saturday is looming as a key battleground, with major parties competing with minor parties and many independent candidates. “In 2006 there was a record upper house […]
To the Editor, How many readers know that the Federal Government is trying to push through the Senate before elections, a scheme that will extend compulsory blanket Income Management to many thousands […]
***CHILDREN IN NEED*** “AWARENESS RALLY” 28TH FEBRUARY 2010 2.OOPM PARLIAMENT HOUSE Meeting point VICTORIA SQUARE BY 1.00pm Our children come first; disability and mental health services deserve Priority number one! We must […]
The WorkCover Nightmare With the opposition industrial relations spokesman Iain Evans pledging reforms to encourage businesses to self-insure, we must all but wonder what the cost to those left on the work […]
SPECIAL COMMUNITY MEETINGS Potential Australian Nuclear Tests Victims Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement Inc. In June 2009, the English Courts ruled that military personnel and their families affected by the Nuclear Tests conducted […]
Baby boomers in SA may not be swept under the rug so easily Seniors in South Australia have the potential to decide the state election with the over 50s comprising more than 44 per […]
BORE HOLES by Paul Makin Today Tonight Channel 7 FULL VIDEO COVERAGE While most of us are doing our best to conserve the precious resource and making all sorts of sacrifices, it […]
The Democrats are calling for animal cruelty prosecutions to become the responsibility of SAPOL. In the wake of yet another animal cruelty prosecution blunder (the Brinkworth case) by the RSPCA the Australian […]
Pokie barons, property developers and lobbyists all being generous to political parties? What do they expect in return? The AEC returns for 2008/09 again feature developers, lobbyists, unions and the Australian Hotels […]
31% of SA victims including the Regions, currently believe nothing will be achieved by reporting a crime. Michael Atkinson latest letter to the Editor (Friday the 1st January 2010), is […]
Surviving Australian veterans of the British nuclear tests at Maralinga, Monte Bello Island and Christmas Island in the 1950s and 60s are joining British and other nuclear veterans in taking the British […]
Local health officials say they are preparing to distribute new potassium iodide pills to people within 10 miles of the Perry plant [in the US], which besides Lake [County], includes parts of […]
No protection for Civil Rights – Change is Necessary! Mark M Aldridge, Independent Candidate for the Legislative Council says, “Our hard earned Civil and Human rights are not protected and are under […]
“Annual slaughter of native birds must stop,” says Parnell The SA Upper House has rejected a Greens Bill to permanently ban duck hunting in South Australia.
HACKERS UNLEASH DOCUMENTS SAYING CLIMATE SCIENTISTS CONSPIRED TO OVERSTATE HUMAN INFLUENCE ON CLIMATE CHANGE
Hackers leak climate change e-mails from key research unit, stoke debate on global warming. The furor over the leaked data comes weeks before the U.N. climate conference in Copenhagen, when 192 nations […]
To the Editor, A study on childhood cancer near nuclear power plants in Florida, U.S., was released in April. According to the study by the Radiation and Public Health Project, levels of […]
UPDATE: The Nuclear Veterans have a new website as of 28 November 2009 as per comment below. The Australian Nuclear Veterans website has been closed down – it’s former web hoster TELSTRA, […]
Matt Chambers | October 09, 2009 The Australian Update: “BHP Billiton’s giant Olympic Dam underground mine could be running at just 20 per cent capacity for up to six months, analysts say, […]
At approximately 10.30pm yesterday, the haulage system in the Clark Shaft at Olympic Dam was damaged in a mechanical failure. The haulage system used at Olympic Dam is fully automated, and no-one […]
A significant volcano eruption in Australia is ‘well overdue’ and emergency authorities must better prepare themselves and the wider community to respond to it, Associate Professor Joyce the recipient of the prestigious […]
The Rudd Labor Government has today announced the funding that each and every local governing body in South Australia will receive this financial year through the Financial Assistance Grants program.
According to Ms Jennifer Rankine the Minister for Families and Communities, in Coober Pedy on Tuesday (today), Anangu on the APY Lands will be able to apply for home loans through a […]
Dear Editor, As a Mum, I am writing to you out of concern for South Australian children. Recently I discovered that the new Mental Health Act in South Australia had been passed […]
By Nick Chesterfield (SA) Often it takes the death of a white man to get the story of West Papua past the gatekeepers of the media. With the shooting death of Melbourne […]
A Dairy Australia survey has confirmed that half the dairy farmers in the Lower Murray Darling Basin are expecting to make a decision regarding continuing in the dairy industry before the end […]
The Government and Opposition have voted against an Australian Greens amendment that would have prevented polluters from making windfall profits thanks to their exemption from the renewable energy target.
A shocking scandal surrounds BHP Billiton as the “big miner” is linked to a scandal over lobbying against the US Government’s climate change legislation. A lobbying firm working on behalf of the […]
The federal parliament in rejecting the Rudd government’s determination to implement it’s carbon emissions trading scheme has brought Australia closer to an early election. The Liberals together with Green and other independent […]
A new report into liquor sales proves the Rudd government’s alcopops tax was just a blatant and useless tax grab, Family First Leader Senator Steve Fielding said.
Letter to the editor Sir / Madam, Recently Penny Wong could not explain to Steve Fielding any evidence climate change is in fact man made. Therefore if it`s not man made, how […]
Supreme Court Judge J Hall handed down his decision in the case Parkins v Lightning Ridge Miners Association Limited on 6 April 2009 and the miners won on all grounds and Parkins […]
Patients affected by a State Government decision to withdraw publicly-funded home nursing services are being urged to contact RDNS direct.
Members of The Fresh Water Embassy including Professor Diane Bell met with Minister for the Environment Jay Weatheral MP to discuss damage that the new regulators are causing on the environment. “We […]
Major Crime detectives have arrested a 30 year old man formerly of Pt Augusta (in Adelaide) and charged him with the murder of a 25 year old woman from Pt Augusta who […]
The Australian mining industry is estimated to have diminished by almost 5% in real terms in 2008 Forecasts for Australia’s mining industry are discouraging, with the industry estimated to have contracted by […]
“A tax grab will not change our binge drinking problem”. Dehooking alcohol from sport once and for all is the recommendations from the National Preventative Health Taskforce. The Rudd Government must adopt this […]
12 Major US newspapers have stopped their presses since March 2007 with digital long predicted to replace newsprint. With half the population toting laptops, anyone can google their news in an airport […]
• Highest number of signatures gathered for a human rights issue in Australian history Activities in support to be held on Saturday, 18th July Melbourne CBD and City Square MELBOURNE – On […]
Towns and communities across Australia would save millions of dollars each year if they follow Bundanoon’s lead and ban bottled water, an analysis by Clean Up Australia has found.
Kevin Rudd was elected Prime Minister boasting about his special affinity with China, but 18 months later Australia’s relationship with China is at its lowest level in 40 years, the Leader of […]
Caltex’s plans to purchase 302 retail outlets from Mobil – 30 retail outlets in Adelaide – are being examined by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC).
“Banks are charging up to 775% profit on typical bank penalty fees.”
Buddies, the most requested title on australianscreen online, released today to eagerly awaiting fans by Umbrella Entertainment who are excited with announcement of this re-release of the much sought after title. Buddies […]
Leader of The Nationals, Warren Truss, has invited families in regional Australia to make submissions to the Senate Inquiry that is examining the impact of the Rudd Labor Government’s short-sighted changes to […]
Today in Adelaide, the Commonwealth Parliamentary Secretary for Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Local Government Maxine McKew, SA Minister for Regional Development Paul Caica, and the Local Government Association of SA’s Felicity-ann […]
ETSA Utilities restoring power following storm damage Monday 1 July 2009 Power has been restored to half of the customers affected by outages since a severe storm hit Adelaide and other parts […]
My name is Rita Palombo, and I am searching for my mother, Vicki Helen Palombo (Kagiali). I last saw my mother 30 years ago. My father, Domenico, and my mother were married in Adelaide […]