Australia

Large-scale sculptures take over the Australian coastline

Burger bait. A cavalcade of charging horses. A plastic bubble paradise. They're all sitting on the coastline of Australia.<p>Every year, the …

Art

'Unacceptable': UN committee damns Australia's record on human rights

Committee vice-chair says Australia can’t ‘pick and choose’ which laws it follows and which rights it wants to uphold<p>Australia has been excoriated before the UN human rights committee for its “chronic non-compliance” with the committee’s recommendations, drawing particular condemnation over the …

Rights & Freedoms

How the trades unfolded - every player, every trade

<b>JACKSON TRENGOVE</b><p><i>Port Adelaide to Western Bulldogs</i><p>Free-agent signing. Power receive no compensation, having taken Tom Rockliff and Steve Motlop as …

Western Bulldogs

Thousands of swimming pools across NSW deemed unsafe

Most backyard swimming pools in Sydney are unsafe, with shocking new figures revealing they are failing inspections.<p>A 9NEWS investigation has …

Australian News

Lisa Wilkinson has exposed a lot more than television pay disparity

It just doesn’t ring true, and it stinks of unfairness and a gender discrimination that corporate Australia accepts with complacency.<p>But there are …

Australian News

Frydenberg appeals to states on energy but gives them 24-hour deadline

States have only 24 hours to provide input before Coalition sends instructions to the Energy Security Board<p>The federal energy minister, Josh Frydenberg, has attempted to extend an olive branch to his furious state counterparts, inviting their input into modelling energy regulators will carry out …

Climate

You decide: Would you remove these children from their families?

Every day, Australia's child protection workers face a heartbreaking and fraught decision: leave a child in a potentially dangerous family situation, …

Australian News

sculpture by the sea: world's largest open-air exhibition at bondi beach

<b>sculpture by the sea returns to bondi beach as the world’s largest open-air exhibition.</b> the free to public show which transforms the spectacular …

Sculpture

Australia's hiring spree looks set to continue

Photo: Robert Cianflone/ Getty Images.<p>Australia has been on a hiring spree over the past six months with employment increasing by a mammoth 250,000, …

Economy

Brisbane housing growth rate to double next year to mirror Sydney

Amenities like Streets Beach in the South Bank Parkland a major drawcards to the Brisbane inner city. Picture: Supplied.<p>BRISBANE’S dwelling price …

Australian News

Gary Ablett pens emotional open letter after being traded from Gold Coast Suns to Geelong

AFTER an emotional rollercoaster of a week, Gary Ablett is going home.<p>The dual Brownlow Medallist will make his long-anticipated return to Geelong …

Sport (Australia)

Six sure signs you’re caught in a tourist trap – and how not to fall for the hype | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Definitions of what constitutes a tourist trap are as varied as the places themselves.<p>They’re said to be overhyped, expensive, tacky and lack …

News (China)

Watch a Gold Coast apartment tower rise 35 floors in 100 seconds

A new time-lapse follows the construction of the Sinclair apartment tower at Clark and Division<p>While fans of skyscraper aficionados typically must patiently wait months or years to witness a high-rise project come to fruition, a newly published time-lapse video following the growth of the Gold …

Gold Coast

Five NSW Weekend Escapes I Can’t Wait to Take

There's more to NSW than just Sydney, and I'm excited to explore my backyard over the summer with five unforgettable NSW weekend escapes.

Travel (Australia)

Cameron traded to Brisbane

Adelaide has allowed Charlie Cameron to join Brisbane on compassionate grounds.<p>After conversations with Cameron and his management, the Club decided …

Brisbane

Australian Attorney General George Brandis Mispronounces Colleagues' Name, Gets Branded 'Brand-Arse'

'That's just how I pronounce it.'<p>Australia’s Attorney General has been schooled in etiquette - and grammar - after having his surname reportedly …

George Brandis

Dam fine rain brings more than three months of water supply

"The rainfall has certainly filled rainwater tanks and given gardens and lawns a much-needed drenching, which should allow all of us to reduce our …

Australian News

MP mourns last Commodore off Holden line

The last Commodore rolling off the line at the Holden factory in South Australia will be a devastating day for workers and an important moment in …

South Australia

AFL: Canberra's Logan Austin joins Josh Bruce and Jack Steele at St Kilda

Logan Austin and Jack Steele often said they'd play in the AFL together, but it was always tongue in cheek.

St Kilda

Sculpture by the Sea 2017: coastal artworks go on show – in pictures

The annual art event brings a range of works to the Sydney coastal walk between Bondi beach and Tamarama. This year the outdoor exhibition celebrates its 21st birthday, featuring creations by 104 artists from around Australia and the world. It runs until 5 November

Photography

How to Plan an Easy and Amazing Trip to Adelaide

Planning a trip to Adelaide?<p>This is a bustling city full of sophistication, culture, fine art & cuisine, though with just as many natural wonders to …

Travel

Rush to sell land registries sparks security warning

The cash-strapped West Australian government hasn't sought independent advice on the sale of its land registry agency despite talking up the prospect …

Mark McGowan

Comment: President Higgins hugging a koala? It’s what the nation needs right now

Hello Possums! I’m currently Down Under as part of Michael D Higgins’ Australian State Visit.

News (Ireland)

One Of The Peninsula's Best Wineries Is Popping Up In The City

There’s certainly no lack of outstanding wineries in regional Victoria, but try as we might, we don’t always manage to make the journey down to …

Travel

RBA calls out Brisbane apartment glut risk

With apartment prices and rents already falling in Brisbane, and some banks tightening their loan conditions, Ms Bullock said there was potential for …

Australian News

Australian Unemployment Unexpectedly Drops on East-Coast Hiring

Australian unemployment unexpectedly dropped in September after a burst of hiring in the two most populous states.<p>Key Details<p>Employment rose 19,800 …

Economy

Australia’s jobless rate hits four-year low of 5.5 per cent in September 2017

AUSTRALIA’S unemployment rate has dropped to a four-year low thanks to an uptick in jobs growth over the past 12 months.

Economy

Why Hungary (and most other rich countries) have higher home ownership rates than Australia

Australia has one of the lowest rates of home ownership among rich countries as the dream of owning a home fades for young people and the lowly …

Home Ownership

Take no prisoners: Rins Miller break out of Melbourne Gaol

News<p>2 minutes ago<p>Authormotogp.comPublished2 minutes ago<p>Take no prisoners: Rins & Miller break out of Melbourne Gaol<p>Pitstop in the slammer for two …

MotoGP

Drop crocs in the Breaky Creek

Captured crocodiles should be released into Brisbane's famous Breakfast Creek to help metropolitan politicians understand the growing menace in north …

Australian News