Northern Territory

Red sky at night, shepherd's delight: the science of beautiful sunsets

“A red sky at night is a shepherd’s delight! A red sky in the morning is a shepherd’s warning.”<p>Perhaps this saying came to mind if you caught a …

Astronomy

Think the dual citizenship saga does not affect state parliamentarians? It might be time to think again

Over the past year, we have seen 15 federal parliamentarians leave the Australian parliament because of dual citizenship.<p>Under Section 44(i) of the …

Australia

NDIS manager for Northern Territory shifted thousands of kilometres away to Adelaide

Disability advocates in the Northern Territory are dismayed at plans to axe a high-level position overseeing the local operations of the National …

Australia

Who were Australia's original crocodile hunters?

They were the real-life Crocodile Dundees. The blue-blooded, rough as guts Aussies who took on monster reptiles and lived to tell the tale.<p>Crocodile …

Australia

Watch: Croc blocks roadway in Australia's Northern Territory

A pair of men returning from a job site an Australia's Northern Territory captured video of an unusual road block -- a large crocodile.

Australia

News in 5: Woman survives week at bottom of cliff; Paramedic slashed; Trump labelled ‘weak’.

With AAP. 1. Woman survives on radiator water for a week after crashing into the ocean over a 60-metre cliff. A US woman who mysteriously disappeared …

Jeff Flake

NACCHO Aboriginal Health and #MyHealthRecords : Australia’s peak GP, pharmacy, and healthcare bodies support My Health Record and the Government’s decision to move the system to an opt out model

<i>“The My Health Record will allow a range of benefits – from a full medication summary, to a record of diagnostic reports, through to the ability for</i> …

Digital Health

Guards at Victoria's youth jails receive just 30 minutes of Indigenous cultural training

Guards at Victorian youth detention centres receive just 30 minutes of compulsory Indigenous cultural training despite Indigenous children making up one in five children in detention, a report has found.<p>The youth detention system also has just four Aboriginal liaison officers working with about 200 …

Crime

Government urges states to lift moratoria on onshore gas development

A new report warns rising gas prices could force the closure of manufacturing businesses, with the Federal Government urging states to lift moratoria …

Australian News

Australian media are in decline. The Fourth Estate is a reminder of why we need them

The scene is the New York Times newsroom. The paper’s executive editor, Dean Baquet, is watching the Trump inauguration on television. “Wow,” he murmurs. “What a story. What a fucking story. OK, let’s go.”<p>Covering the reporters covering Donald Trump, The Fourth Estate is a documentary filmed inside …

Journalism

NACCHO Aboriginal Health Weekly Save a date : Conferenceand Events : Donna Ah Chee CEO @CAACongress to be keynote speaker @RuralDoctorsAu @ACRRMRural #Rural Medicine Australia conference Darwin #RMA18

<b>Featured conference in NACCHO Save a dates this week</b><p><b>25-27 October 2018, Darwin Rural Medicine Australia conference</b><p>Donna Ah Chee, a highly respected …

Indigenous Australians

Can Australia withstand 'wiki-weapons' or is the genie out of the bottle? - Hack - triple j

Earlier this month, a long-running legal dispute between a self-described anarchist and the US government was finally settled. The outcome will have …

Guns

Injured British man saved by off-duty medical students after jumping from clifftop in outback Australia

A 25-year-old British man who ignored safety warnings and leapt into a natural pool from a 100-foot clifftop in outback Australia suffered multiple injuries but was rescued by a group of medical students who happened to be passing by.<p>Josh Jones, from Yorkshire, had reportedly drunk “about 10 beers” …

Medical School

NT man charged with rape

Northern Territory Police have charged a 35-year-old man over the sexual assault of a child in the remote community of Ngukurr. The incident comes …

Australian News

Harrowing video footage shows death in custody of Aboriginal man

Shocking video footage of the death in custody of an Indigenous Australian man has been aired in court for the first time, depicting five officers restraining a man who said 12 times that he could not breathe.<p>David Dungay Jr died in 2016 while he was being held down by officers in a Sydney jail.<p>An …

Black Voters

Rapist filmed himself raping ex-girlfriend in car while son was in the back

'Come back here so I can rape you': Sickening message a rapist sent to his ex-girlfriend before filming a sexual attack in her car while her young …

Crime

AEMO: Cheapest way to replace coal is solar, wind, storage

“We are in the midst of transformative and unprecedented rate of change in this sector,” AEMO managing director Audrey Zibelman says in a statement …

Fossil Fuels

Why plastic bag bans triggered such a huge reaction

Woolworths’ and Coles’ bans on plastic bags have been applauded by environmental groups, but were reportedly met with abuse and assault and claims of …

Business (Australia)

Search for four mystery Lotto winners - are you one of them?

There were six division one winners of Saturday’s lottery draw across the country, but not all of them know they are more than $670,000 richer.<p>Two …

Australia

Terrifying moment man risks his life by fishing just metres from enormous crocodiles

Seconds from death: The terrifying moment a fisherman wades through rising waters as he tries to make a catch just metres away from HUGE</b> …

National Parks

EXCLUSIVE: Rabbi who crowned Netanyahu endorses Shaked to succeed him

Gutnick has told The Jerusalem Post exclusively that he has chosen his candidate to succeed Netanyahu whenever he leaves office: Justice Minister …

Israel

SELLING OPPORTUNITY: Travel Agent says he’s making big bucks from Africa

By Nahrain John<p>@karryontravel<p>16 Jul 2018<p>Travel Agents are like chameleons – constantly morphing their image and expertise to meet demand and sell …

Selling

Is it illegal to drive on prescription drugs?

Is it illegal to drive on prescription drugs? Well, yes and no. It all depends on the medication.<p>When we think of driving under the influence of …

Pharma

Man to face court over having sex with a 12-year-old

BREAKING NEWS: Man to face court after a 12-year-old girl is raped in a remote Northern Territory town<p><b>A 35-year-old man was arrested in Ngukurr,</b> …

Crime

A new species of bandy-bandy ( Vermicella : Serpentes: Elapidae) from the Weipa region, Cape York, Australia | DEREZ | Zootaxa

Open Access Subscription or Fee Access<p><b>A new species of bandy-bandy (Vermicella: Serpentes: Elapidae) from the Weipa region, Cape York,</i> …

Zoology

Racing legend Larry Perkins swaps racetrack for outback and returns with buried treasure

He's raced against the world's best in Formula One, owned his own V8 Supercar team and won Bathurst six times.<p>But legendary racing driver Larry …

Sport (Australia)

Australia’s states offer to make treaties with aboriginals

PATRICK DODSON was there on the day, 30 years ago, that prime minister Bob Hawke promised aboriginals a treaty that would at last acknowledge their …

Australia

Report Card, Round 17: Every AFL team analysed and graded

THE Brisbane Lions are one of the hot teams of the competition — and were one of several teams to score an A+ over the weekend.<p>But two clubs copped a …

Sport (Australia)

Population control | Paddy Manning

Love him or loathe him, once again Tony Abbott seems to be succeeding in pushing the Turnbull government to go where he wants it to go, this time on …

Australia

Why Australia's homelessness problem is getting worse, despite a rise in housing stock

New housing supply is simply not expanding affordable housing opportunities for the poor in a way that reduces the homelessness count. We argue that …

Housing