Tag: <span>point</span>

Expressions of Interest open for Macquarie Point redevelopment

Posted December 05, 2015 14:33:42 The Macquarie Point Improvement Corporation has advertised for expressions of interest for what has been touted as a $ 1 billion project. State Development Minister Matthew Groom mentioned the level of interest in the redevelopment of Hobart’s Macquarie Point ought to be clearer within a couple of months. “This is…


Demerit point strategy to free up disability parking in SA

Posted December 05, 2015 11:44:22 Drivers who illegally use a parking space for men and women with a disability in South Australia could quickly be issued with a demerit point in addition to a fine below a new program. The State Government has backed the laws proposed by Dignity for Disability MLC Kelly Vincent, and…


Lingmerth tops PGA Championship leaderboard at half-way point

Posted December 04, 2015 19:46:31 Photo: World quantity 49 David Lingmerth leads the field soon after round two. (Getty Photos: Bradley Kanaris) Map: Robina 4226 Swede David Lingmerth says it feels “surreal” to be best of the Australian PGA Championship following two windswept rounds at Royal Pines on the Gold Coast. Lingmerth is one stroke…


‘We are at breaking point’: Hollande launches global climate deal push

Updated November 30, 2015 23:20:11 French president Francois Hollande has opened the Paris climate modify summit warning world leaders they require to be ready to commit to meaningful action to fight worldwide warming. More than 150 globe leaders — such as Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull — have arrived in Paris to attend the United Nations…


Deal to have MONA style public space in Macquarie Point questioned

Posted November 30, 2015 18:24:21 Photo: The development will be landlocked with Sullivans Cove and the TasPorts-run Macquarie Wharf separating it from the waterfront. (Supplied: Macquarie Point Improvement Corporation) Connected Story: Waterfront improvement could be ‘Hobart’s Opera Property moment’ Map: Hobart 7000 Inquiries are being raised about a deal to have the Museum of Old…


‘I don’t give a damn’: Minister defends demerit point rise for mobile use

Posted November 25, 2015 16:35:52 Photo: Drivers who use their mobiles behind the wheel are set to face harsher penalties. (AAP: Nikki Quick) NSW Road Minister Duncan Gay has said he is being “deliberately difficult” in raising demerit points for drivers caught using mobile phones. And this year, for the initial time, the State Government…