Archive for October 6th, 2017

Priest and nun lose life savings to cancer scammer

Priest and nun lose life savings to cancer scammer

An Adelaide priest and nun scammed out of more than $180,000 by a woman who pretended to have terminal cancer have told the Adelaide Magistrates Court of their shock, betrayal and devastation. Angie Emma Walsh, 40, cried in the dock as her victims read emotional statements to the court, detailing how the mother-of-one manipulated them […]

Bali Governor wants volcano warnings lifted as thousands cancel travel

Bali Governor wants volcano warnings lifted as thousands cancel travel

The Mount Agung volcano is mother nature at its finest, and at its most menacing. As volcano scientists, or volcanologists as they are known, work day and night to predict what the great natural beast will do, the holiday island is being disrupted. An increasingly active volcano in Bali is bad news, even without an […]

Home compost pickup trial to allow meat, dairy in green waste bins

Home compost pickup trial to allow meat, dairy in green waste bins

A select group of Perth residents will soon be able to throw meat, dairy products, coffee grounds, dog poo and kitty litter into their green waste bins. The City of Melville, in Perth’s southern suburbs, is trialling the organic recycling program with 7,000 residents. From next week they will be allowed to put all organic […]

The smart phone age is over and Google thinks AI is next

The smart phone age is over and Google thinks AI is next

The modern smart phone era, as kicked off by the launch of the first iPhone 10 years ago, is now mature. At the launch of Google’s Pixel 2 phone in San Francisco today, CEO Sundar Pichai acknowledged smartphone features were “levelling off” and said it was hard to develop exciting new products based on hardware […]

Finance the big hurdle for Fiji’s bid to join NSW competition

Finance the big hurdle for Fiji’s bid to join NSW competition

The double success for the PNG Hunters in the 2017 season, with the team winning the Intrust Super Cup and the minor premiership for the first time, has reinvigorated the push by Fiji to join the equivalent competition in New South Wales. The bid team want to tap into the market in Greater Sydney, which […]