Matagarup Bridge Climb & Zip Line
Matagarup Bridge Climb & Zip Line
After standing by their newest MP for two days, New Zealand's opposition National party has now stood down Sam Uffindell after fresh allegations of aggressive behaviour.The party has ordered an independent investigation into the MP's behaviour at university after a former flatmate came forward to Radio NZ.
New Zealand conservationists are cheering a bumper kakapo breeding season, boosted by artificial insemination of the rare parrot.With 55 kakapo chicks reaching 150 days old, the official population now stands at 252 birds, the highest tally since the 1970s.
Voting is well under way in Kenya's unusual presidential election, where a longtime opposition leader who is backed by the outgoing president faces the brash deputy president who styles himself as the outsider and a "hustler."The election is considered close, and East Africa's economic hub could see a presidential runoff for the first time.
Tributes pour in for British-Australian star whose career spanned decades and genres
Lamont Dozier, the middle man in the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced "You Can't Hurry Love," "Heat Wave" and dozens of other hits and helped make Motown an essential record company of the 1960s and beyond, has died at age 81.Dozier's death was confirmed on Tuesday by Paul Lambert, who helped produce the stage musical "The First Wives Club" that Holland-Dozier-Holland wrote for.
Police in New Mexico have arrested a man they called their prime suspect in the fatal shootings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque since November, a series of ambush killings that have shaken the Islamic community in the state's largest city.Police credited tips from the public in helping investigators find a car that detectives believed was used in at least one of the killings and ultimately track down the suspect, Muhammad Syed, 51.
The 'vile' act outraged people from all over the world, who chipped into raise more than $30,000 for the boy. Read more.
Vegetable prices will return to normal, offering shoppers some relief. Find out when.
A Starbucks employee quit her job after her manager made a demanding request during a 'tough' situation.
A senior Ukrainian official has suggested a series of explosions at a Russian air base in Crimea could have been the work of partisan saboteurs, as Kyiv denied any responsibility for the incident deep inside Russian-occupied territory.The adviser to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy also suggested Russian incompetence as a possible cause of Tuesday's blasts.
Environment Protection Authority officers are on the scene trying to work out what caused the mass kill in Lake Macquarie. Find out more.
Esmee van Wijk, Author providedAs Antarctica’s slow rivers of ice hit the sea, they float, forming ice shelves. These shelves extend the glaciers into the ocean until they calve into icebergs. But they also play a crucial role in maintaining the world as we know it, by acting as a brake on how fast the glaciers can flow into the ocean. If they weren’t there, the glaciers would flow faster into the sea and melt, causing sea levels to rise. Unfortunately, Antarctica’s ice shelves are not what they
Collins Street in Melbourne's CBD throws up unique hazards for cyclists. See what they are worried about.
A concerned resident spotted a man behaving strangely in the bushes of a park in Western Australia. Read more.
Former US president Donald Trump has tried to turn the news that the FBI had searched his Florida estate to his benefit, citing the investigation in text messages and emails soliciting political donations from his supporters.The unprecedented search marked a significant escalation of the federal investigation into whether Trump illegally removed records from the White House as he was leaving office in January 2021.
The US tech heavy Nasdaq stock index fell after a dismal forecast from Micron Technology pulled chip and technology stocks lower.It came as markets await US inflation data that could lead the Federal Reserve to further tighten its aggressive plans to curb inflation.
Olivia Newton-John's niece, Tottie Goldsmith, has revealed her family would accept a state funeral, however a formal offer from the Victorian government is yet to be made.A spokeswoman for Premier Daniel Andrews told AAP on Wednesday that "no offer or acceptance has occurred" at this time but did not rule out the possibility.
Shawn Thew/EPA/APOn June 24, the US Supreme Court denied a constitutional right to an abortion, overturning its Roe v. Wade decision in 1973. I covered this and two other late June right-wing decisions by the court in an early July article. Read more: How the US Supreme Court has become right-wing, and do recent decisions give Democrats hope at the midterms? When this article was written, the court was historically unpopular, but so was US President Joe Biden. I thought it unlikely abortion woul
Disturbing video has triggered a wave of people who say they'll never visit such attractions again.
A thief may now have herpes after the greedy act at a popular tourist spot in Tasmania. Read more.