Coronavirus COVID-19 WA stimulus package to freeze household fees and charges as 10 new cases recorded – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Coronavirus COVID-19 WA stimulus package to freeze household fees and charges as 10 new cases recorded Updated March 16, 2020 18:02:58 WA Premier Mark McGowan has announced all household fees and charges — including electricity, water and vehicle registration — will be frozen as part of a major economic relief>>>

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Coronavirus update: Chinese quarantine hotel collapses leaving dozens trapped, Pope to deliver prayer via video livestream – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Coronavirus update: Chinese quarantine hotel collapses leaving dozens trapped, Pope to deliver prayer via video livestream Updated March 08, 2020 08:28:26 As coronavirus continues to spread to new countries, about 70 people have been trapped after a five-storey hotel used for coronavirus quarantine collapsed in the Chinese city of Quanzhou.>>>

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RSPCA Queensland apologises after euthanasing 11-week-old kitten, Marshmellow – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

A woman’s decision to take an 11-week-old kitten to an RSPCA hospital facility for treatment after it became ill ended in heartbreak, with the kitten being euthanased without consent. Key points: Brisbane mother Belinda Stevens told ABC Radio Brisbane’s Mornings program the family’s kitten, Marshmellow, was euthanased at the RSPCA’s>>>

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Scotland to make period products such as tampons and pads free – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Scotland to make period items such as tampons as well as pads cost-free February 26, 2020 12:47:01 Scotland is established to be the initial nation in the globe to make duration items cost-free to all.Key factors: Scottish MPs have actually backed plans to make products such as tampons as well>>>

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Growing your own food at home can be rewarding, but is it cost-effective? – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Growing your own food at home can be rewarding, but is it cost-effective? Posted December 27, 2019 05:00:20 Tomatoes, beans, carrots, corn. When my husband and I lived in regional Victoria, we grew it all. The soil was nutrient-rich and the sun was plentiful. The hardest part was keeping the>>>

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Severe heat due to climate modification might send out cricket’s Boxing Day Test into extinction, researchers state – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation).

December 27, 2019 08:04:40 The Boxing Day Test might need to be moved to November or March in the future to prevent severe heat, which is a danger to gamers and cricket fans, a new report has suggested.Key points: Cricket Australia must likewise work to assist grassroots clubs handle extreme>>>

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Kylie Minogue is the face of a new Australian tourism campaign. Here’s five things you might’ve missed – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Kylie Minogue is the face of a new Australian tourism campaign. Here’s five things you might’ve missed – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Updated December 26, 2019 12:01:37 Australia has a message for the United Kingdom: “Your besties across the ocean are calling.” It’s part of a new ad campaign>>>

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Christmas meal ‘slop’ prompts outrage after being served to Adelaide nursing home residents – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Christmas meal ‘slop’ prompts outrage after being served to Adelaide nursing home residents Posted December 26, 2019 17:45:05 An Adelaide nursing home has admitted there is “room for improvement” in its food service after a photo of a Christmas meal given to a resident sparked an online backlash. Key points:>>>

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison says volunteer firefighters with public sector jobs will get four weeks’ paid leave – Politics – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says volunteer firefighters with public sector jobs will get four weeks’ paid leave By political reporter Jack Snape Volunteer firefighters who are also Federal Government employees will be given four weeks’ paid leave in addition to existing entitlements to help contain the nation’s bushfire catastrophe. Key>>>

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