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Bridge designer warned of risk of collapse decades ago

THE Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed 43 people warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust given the effects of corrosion ...

Rain abates in India's flood-hit Kerala

A deluge in India's flood-stricken southwestern state of Kerala has finally let up, giving some respite for thousands of marooned families, while authorities feared an outbreak of disease among 200,00...

Redspot Survey 2018 reveals Melbourne’s most congested roads

MOTORISTS have voted in droves on which are Melbourne’s 10 worst roads. The Leader revealed earlier this year that city congestion had got so bad, the traditional morning and evening “peak...

Indonesia's Lombok jolted by more strong earthquakes, leaving one dead

A series of quakes including a powerful magnitude-6.9 tremor have struck the Indonesian holiday island of Lombok, the US Geological Survey says, killing one person and causing others to rush out of bu...

India flooding leaves 800,000 displaced

Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India’s Kerala state, officials said, as rescuers searched for people stranded in th...

Politics

Independent Candidate for the Seat of Gippsland East, Matt Stephenson

MATT STEPHENSON TO GO INTO THE RING WITH BULL A sixth generation East Gippslander is “throwing his hat in the ring” to challenge Tim Bull at the forthcoming state elections. As an aspiring Independen...

Malcolm Turnbull press conference with the Minister for the Environment and Energy

Well the Party Room today has today overwhelmingly supported the National Energy Guarantee, and as a consequence, we are one step closer to cheaper and more reliable energy. This policy is part of ...

Independent Parliamentary Budget Office exposes Shorten's lies

Bill Shorten's false claims about so-called insecure work lie in tatters today, following an analysis published by the independent Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO).  The PBO’s independent analysis...

Business News

3 Tips for Better Management

Running your own team, whether it’s the whole business or simply one department, means making sure that you are a good manager. Being a manager is a lot harder than many people assume, and often mea...

Research reveals the avoidable task 92% of people and businesses are wasting time on

New research commissioned by Zoom2u, an innovative platform that provides radically fast and reliable deliveries, reveals that despite massive tech advancements in the delivery space, 92% of Austral...

JB Hi-Fi battles on despite Amazon

Expected to be one of the most vulnerable companies amid Amazon Australia’s arrival, an emboldened JB Hi-Fi has posted an increase in revenue of 21.8% over 2017-18, to total $6,854.3 million. The gr...

Travel

Discovering South Australia

Hey there! Have you ever thought about visiting Australia? Just imagine road tripping in a Winnebago with your family in tow and enjoying the beauty of the Down Under. If you have never enjoyed visi...

Lake Macquarie for an adventure to match every budget

Explore the environs of Australia’s largest saltwater lake on a shoestring and still have a blast If your tastes for travel out weight your wallet, and low cost or no cost activities are what you ...

Fun and exciting things to do in Sydney

Sydney is a beautiful city in Australia, famous for many of its landmarks, such as the harbour, many beautiful beaches and the Opera House. It is obviously a top spot for tourists and a must see locat...

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