Australian nuclear agency joins hunt for lost radioactive capsule | Nuclear Energy News

People told to stay clear of the tiny capsule containing Caesium-137, which emits radiation equal to 10 X-rays per hour. Australia’s nuclear safety agency has joined the hunt for a tiny radioactive capsule missing somewhere in the outback, sending a team with specialised car-mounted and portable detection equipment. The loss of the radioactive capsule, which … Read more

Top deals: Save big on Myer, Apple, Dyson, Nike

The holidays may be over but that doesn’t mean the sales have ended. There are stacks of great deals up for grabs across a range of brands, including Apple, Dyson, Myer and Nike. Aussie shoppers can get up to $400 off ECOVACS, up to 75 per cent at Canningvale and up to $1500 off Samsung … Read more

Explainer: What sparked brawl between Pro-India supporters and Sikhs at Melbourne’s Fed Square

Over the weekend, a Melbourne landmark became the centre of an ugly clash between two Indian ethnic groups in scenes rarely seen in Australia. Footage posted to social media captured the moment about 100 people broke out into a fight, using flags as weapons outside Federation Square on Sunday afternoon. The brawl, which broke out … Read more

Ikea customers excited for VARMBLIXT collection with Sabine Marcelis

A new collection has launched at Swedish furniture giant Ikea, with one item setting social media on fire. The Ikea collection, known as VARMBLIXT, was created with Sabine Marcelis, who grew up in the Netherlands and New Zealand. And one item that has already taken over social media is the doughnut LED table and wall … Read more

Making a point: Hong Kong journalists regroup abroad | Media News

When Hong Kong’s pro-democracy news outlets Apple Daily and Stand News were forced to close by authorities in 2021 under a sweeping Beijing-led crackdown on dissent, Jane Poon made herself a promise. Poon, a Hong Konger who worked in the city’s media for nearly three decades before moving to Australia in 2017, promised to do … Read more

Man accused of Melbourne toddler car theft’s courtroom complaint

A young man who allegedly left a toddler crying and traumatised after dumping him from a stolen car on the side of a road has complained he “could be better”. Brylee Dickson, 20, appeared briefly before the Frankston Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday via a video link from police custody. The court was told his lawyers … Read more

Housing affordability: Laing+Simmons CEO Leanne Pilkington says landlords aren’t to blame for rent increases

One of Australia’s best known real estate bosses has divided the nation by defending “greedy landlords” as further rent increases loom. Leanne Pilkington, CEO and director at Laing+Simmons, is calling on Australians to “change the narrative” when it comes to blaming investors for the nation’s housing affordability crisis. In a post on LinkedIn, Ms Pilkington … Read more

ClubsNSW boss Josh Landis apologises to Dominic Perrottet over ‘Catholic gut’ comments

The chief executive of ClubsNSW has “unreservedly” apologised for his comments on the NSW Premier’s Catholicism influencing his desire for gambling reform. John Landis said he “should not have referred to the Premier’s faith” and had personally apologised to Dominic Perrottet. “This was not a premeditated comment or an intentional attack on the Premier personally, … Read more

‘New frontier of Australia’s cyber security’ burgeons in South Australia as CyberArk, Australian Cyber Collaboration Centre collaborate

COMPANY NEWS by CyberArk &  Australian Cyber Collaboration Centre:  With the ongoing cybersecurity hacks Australia has been experiencing, it is essential organisations are equipped with the knowledge and skills to be cyber resilient, particularly in the area of critical infrastructure.   CyberArk , the global leader in Identity Security, has partnered with the Australian Cyber … Read more

Amber McCartney: Melbourne dancer shares her property journey around Australia

Amber McCartney is a Melbourne dancer. She will appear in Body Body Commodity and Baby Girl at Mona Foma in Tasmania 17-26 February. MORE: Fox shares ‘Psychedelic Mind Melting’ property journey AFL great selling $3.6m home in beachside hotspot Mansion where Warnie bowled out Saints for sale FIRST HOME I grew up on Dharawal country … Read more