The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park board of management has declared that visitors will be banned from climbing Uluru from 2019.
Australia’s proverbial horse race is here again, and data from the Commonwealth bank shows that the race really does ‘stop the nation.’
Australians have been dobbing in welfare cheats in record-high numbers. In the last financial year, most states saw record highs for reports on welfare cheats.
Religious and spiritual institutions are increasingly concerned about the impact of artificial intelligence. In fact, there are already religions founded on AI technology.
Part of the lie we’re told is that people will delay buying things if they can get them cheaper down the road. But that argument doesn’t hold up when prices simply remain stable.
The intention of Aussie welfare is to keep families fed and sheltered. It isn’t intended to provide the cash for a full and rewarding lifestyle.
When the people who built this country are being pushed out of the workforce, you know there is a problem. It’s a problem that no one wants to talk about.
A serious flaw in the incredibly popular Wi-Fi technology has recently come to light. Just about every person in developed countries is now at risk.
No, the $223 billion (US$175 billion) represents the total current value of all cryptocurrencies. There are now over 1,100 cryptos in virtual circulation.
If Australia continues to expand at its current rate, the population will double in just 45 years…to 48 million people. Whether you prefer an urban environment or a rural one, this is clearly unsustainable growth.
Australia’s defence was significantly compromised in November 2016 by incompetent aerospace defence contractor, according to a report released by the Australian Cyber Security Centre.
In Australia, on the other hand, some of the records we’re setting decidedly fall into the ‘not good’ camp. South Australia for example, now holds the record for the world’s highest power bills in Aussie dollars, per kilowatt hour.
The Federal Court have found no issue with the Fair Work Commission’s decision to reduce penalty rates. The unions have lost this battle.
Many adult industry employees have claimed that they are being barred from banks across Australia, complaining that it amounts to discrimination. However, this cannot be discrimination; it’s a bank’s right to choose who is approved and who isn’t for a loan, which they justify with facts.
Remember the 1980s? Back then, government promised that deregulation and the privatisation of power companies would result in lower prices. We don’t need to tell you that the opposite has proven true. These days, energy policy is not only in a crisis; it’s a catastrophe.
Fear may keep older drivers from receiving the medical treatment they need. And that’s shameful in a nation with some of the best medical care in the world. Let doctors do their jobs. And let VicRoads and other state authorities, do theirs.
Australia’s current fleet of six Collins Class subs are planned to be phased out, beginning 2026. The report by Insight Economics claims that the future submarine (FSM) project is too expensive, too risky and that the delivery timetable is too ambitious.
Electricity prices are ridiculously high and there is a real prospect of blackouts each summer and winter, for the foreseeable future. Politicians are to blame, but so too are voters.
What we need is to ensure Australians get their energy at close to cost. And to secure that the government — gasp — should mandate a reserve for domestic consumption.
There’s nothing prescient about predicting who’s likely to gain or lose following a natural disaster. It’s simply a matter of taking a few steps back from the day’s big events. Then thinking about the likely impact they’ll have on various companies down the road.
Who doesn’t love a bargain? When it comes to investing in the stock market, it’s really no different. You want to find stocks that appear discounted. But you don’t want to find yourself selling your shares at an even steeper discount down the road.
Ebullient Chinese consumers should be good news for China’s economy. And that in turn should offer the Aussie economy a boost as well. China, after all, is our largest trading partner. But Australian consumers don’t share that positive sentiment. At least not yet.
The future of transportation, we are told, is electric. Like the horse and carriage, the combustion engine will be relegated to the history books. And, perhaps, rolled out at local fairs as a novelty ride for the kiddies. In the…
The dispute between North Korea and the West is far from new. But it is heating up…fast. The financial conflict has already been raging for years. And it reached new heights last Saturday. That’s when the UN Security Council slapped…