Cassandra Jayne Hall

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Best Quotes: Childhood - Ruined Again

The Urbanist

I’ve looked at the arguments for and against Australia’s various State laws mandating the use of helmets by cyclists a number of times before.<p>For …

AM - Foster kids' life changing education program looks for funding 20/12/2013

TONY EASTLEY: A welfare group has come up with a program which it says greatly improves the prospects of foster children in school, but it says it …

ABC Radio Australia

Australia

Science highlights of 2013

Robotic spacecraft, stem cell technology and a watershed moment in climate change dominate this year's list of science stories in 2013. Darren …

The World Today - Native Mistletoe good for the environment 20/12/2013

TANYA NOLAN: Many of us know of the Christmas custom of kissing under the mistletoe, but fewer may know that Australia has its own version of the …

What is the Coalition's direct action climate change policy?

The Government wants to replace Labor's carbon tax with its direct action plan, which would provide financial incentives for polluters to reduce …

Clive Palmer's Waratah Coal mine in Queensland's Galilee Basin gets federal environmental approval

Clive Palmer's Waratah Coal has been given environmental approval by the Federal Government for a major thermal coal mine in Queensland's …

PM - Royal Commission hears YMCA NSW is not child safe 20/12/2013

DAVID MARK: One of Australia's premier youth organisations - YMCA New South Wales - is an unsafe institution for children.<p>That withering assessment …

SA firefighters contain blaze near Tintinara; wild winds cause damage elsewhere

South Australian firefighters have contained a serious bushfire which threatened lives and homes near Tintinara in the state's upper south-east.<p>Wild …

The business crims and characters who made our year

It was a good year to read the business pages. Here are some of the top characters who caught our fancy in 2013 -- from Gina Rinehart to Walk King …

Lorde gets royal flush, but who is backing Miley?

Are we right in lambasting him or are we merely being snobs?<p>Tell us who you'll be backing to take out the competition titled 'the world's biggest …

UK, US, Libya call for justice over Lockerbie bombing on 25th anniversary of attack

The United Kingdom, the United States and Libya have issued a joint call for justice over the Lockerbie bombing as services were held to mark the …

Hot air balloon lands suddenly in car park in Melbourne suburb of Balaclava

Ten people on board a hot air balloon have had a lucky escape after it was forced to land suddenly in the Melbourne suburb of Balaclava.<p>Police say …

NASA astronauts conduct spacewalk for urgent International Space Station repairs

Two NASA astronauts, their spacesuits rigged with snorkels in case of a water leak, have floated outside the International Space Station for more …

Feline-friendly cafe to offer different strokes for cat-lovin' folks

Although Mrs Loughran is allergic to cats, she said she wouldn't let her sensitivities deter her. ''I'll be getting injections from the doctor before …

High Blood Pressure

Jacques Reymond passes the baton at his popular Melbourne restaurant

For about half an hour, he teaches apprentice Cameron Williams, 18, how to bone the lamb. He does so with alarming patience, as if there is all the …

Actress Rebel Wilson escapes arrest at LA airport http://ow.ly/rZdP6