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Qld Premier announces deadline for final Adani report hurdles

Qld Premier announces deadline for final Adani report hurdles

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has finally announced the deadline for Adani's final environmental reports before its controversial coal mine is given the green light. The report outlining the protection of the endangered black-throated finch is due on May 31, while the environmental approvals for groundwater management will need to be submitted

Meteor Blazes Across Adelaide Sky

Meteor Blazes Across Adelaide Sky

A meteor lit up the sky over Victoria and South Australia late on Tuesday, May 21. The moment was captured by dashcams and security cameras, including a camera monitoring a helipad at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Credit: SA Health via Storyful

New face steps up for NSW Labor leadership

New face steps up for NSW Labor leadership

Jodi McKay has confirmed she will be running for the New South Wales Labor leadership, joining Kogarah MP Chris Minns who announced his intention to run earlier this week. Ms McKay is confident she could win the 2023 state election against re-elected Premier Gladys Berejiklian and the state's Coalition government. Speaking with Sky News, Ms McKay

Timber Beam Smashes Through Car Windscreen in Jefferson City Tornado

Timber Beam Smashes Through Car Windscreen in Jefferson City Tornado

A wooden beam was sent smashing through the windscreen of a car in Jefferson City by a strong tornado on May 22. In this video, local reporter Leslie Aguilar opens the car doors to reveal how the beam traveled with enough force to impale the front passenger seat and back seat. The tornado tore through the city just before midnight on May 22, devastating

‘It’s boring’: Vivid visitors unimpressed

‘It’s boring’: Vivid visitors unimpressed

Vivid lights go on from Friday May 24 but they have been previewing lights in various precincts. But as installations were scarce, so was the crush that marred the opening night of the city’s biggest festival last year, and sparked complaints from “livid Vivid” revellers. When Premier Gladys Berejiklian flicked on the switch to light up 2019’s event,

Stolen ATM and firearms found in river

Stolen ATM and firearms found in river

Detectives have conducted a forensic search in a river in southern NSW where they discovered a stolen ATM and firearms. Police allege the incident could be linked to an ongoing investigation into a series of aggravated raids and break-ins. Thieves used a bobcat to steal the ATM in February where police were called to a shopping centre in the state’s

Transformer Explodes as Intense Storms Cut Off Power in DC Area

Transformer Explodes as Intense Storms Cut Off Power in DC Area

A transformer exploded in Arlington, Virginia, as intense storms swept the area, downing trees and cutting off power, on May 23. More than 120,000 electricity customers in the DC region were left without power on May 23, the Washington Post reported. In Columbia, Maryland, a tornado touched down and a portion of an office building’s roof was torn off,

Labour’s Richard Watts Commends Islington Students For Climate Change Efforts

Labour’s Richard Watts Commends Islington Students For Climate Change Efforts

Young people in London grabbed picketing signs and took to the streets demanding action on climate change as part of a global movement on Friday, May 24. In this video, Labour Party politician Richard Watts addresses a group of children via megaphone, speaking about future efforts toward climate change. More than a million young people were expected

Woman accused of Chile kidnaps asks for bail in Sydney court

Woman accused of Chile kidnaps asks for bail in Sydney court

SYDNEY – A lawyer for a woman wanted in Chile on kidnapping charges dating back to the country's 1973-1990 military dictatorship has denied in a Sydney court that she was involved in the disappearances of seven people and argued she was working in a mundane secretarial job at the time. Adriana Rivas has been in custody since her arrest in February