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Malcolm Turnbull to unveil plan to treat terrorists like paedophiles

Posted December 11, 2015 00:12:00 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will today urge state and territory leaders to pass legislation that would see some terrorists locked up indefinitely, like paedophiles. Such laws could have observed 1 of Islamic State’s most notorious Australian fighters, Khaled Sharrouf, stay in prison, if he had been deemed probably to commit…


Plan now to avoid loved ones rows at Christmas, psychologist says

Posted December 09, 2015 13:39:06 Now is the time to prepare if you want to avoid loved ones drama on Christmas Day, according to a top clinical psychologist. Professor Jane Fisher, who is director of analysis at Melbourne’s Jean Hailes Foundation, said while households normally hoped for “warmth and goodwill” when they gathered for Christmas,…


Plan targets lack of simple motor capabilities in WA students

Posted December 09, 2015 08:57:50 Photo: UWA Uni-Active program coordinator Ben Durant has students at Mt Hawthorn Major School jumping for joy. (Supplied) A program in WA is teaching pre-principal students simple motor skills in an effort to combat increasing levels of obesity among Australian kids. Research carried out over a 30-year period has located…


Tasmanian farmers urged to plan ahead following driest spring on record

By Sallese Gibson Posted December 02, 2015 16:23:59 Photo: Tasmania has experienced its driest spring on record and farmers are becoming urged to turn to technology to keep afloat. (ABC News: Cate Grant) Automated irrigation systems and drought-resistant crops are amongst planning measures put forward to Tasmanian farmers experiencing unseasonably dry situations. The state has…


Weatherill reveals radical plan to hike GST in bid to solve health funding crisis

Posted November 27, 2015 05:57:48 South Australia’s Labor Premier has pushed a GST enhance higher up on the national agenda, outlining a radical strategy he says will help the states overcome a well being funding crisis. Jay Weatherill told AM that taking the GST to 15 per cent is part of a broader tax strategy…


CCTV plan to catch bad behaviour by Perth boaties

Posted November 25, 2015 21:33:09 A series of CCTV cameras could be quickly utilised to help crack down on boaties undertaking the wrong issue on Perth’s waterways below a new State Government plan. The Division of Transport is searching for interest from the private sector to set up the camera network, which would supply proof…


Canada reveals Syrian refugee plan

Image copyright AP Image caption The government had originally planned to resettle 25,000 by year’s end The newly elected Liberal government in Canada will resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees by the finish of the year and 15,000 by the end of February. The government had previously promised to bring 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada by the…


Paul Allen’s plan to launch rockets from airplanes may be crashing

Agen Sabung Ayam Inside the Stratolaunch hangar in Mojave, California. (credit: Vulcan Aerospace) When it comes to dotcom billionaires and their rocket plans, Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos get all the attention. Musk is already launching rockets for NASA, and Bezos is creating the engine for America’s largest rocket firm, United Launch Alliance. Paul Allen,…