Tag: <span>Road</span>

Australia tends to make u-turn on Manus Island road renewal guarantee

Updated December 11, 2015 21:01:43 The Australian Government has renewed a pledge to fix Manus Island’s primary road following community leaders mentioned it tried to renege on the promise, portion of a package of incentives to host the asylum seeker processing centre. The pledge to re-seal the 30-kilometre road from the Manus provincial capital Lorengau…


Cavendish confirmed for Cadel Evans Fantastic Ocean Road race

Posted December 07, 2015 07:45:08 British cycling ace Mark Cavendish will start off his season at subsequent month’s Cadel Evans Excellent Ocean Road race. Occasion organisers have confirmed the 30-year-old sprinter will compete at the January 31 occasion. It will also be Cavendish’s debut with Team Dimension Information. Cavendish is the third-most prolific Tour de…


Working on the Nullarbor: Road kill, stoned camel riders and sign thieves

By Karen Michelmore Updated November 30, 2015 10:32:12 Photo: Craig Stinear, or Oolie, has a 620km-extended office. He is in charge of sustaining the Nullarbor highway in South Australia. (ABC: Karen Michelmore) Map: Ceduna 5690 Craig Stinear is bending down marking brief lines with a can of white spray paint. Every handful of minutes, he…


A retina display for the road: The clever new 2016 Audi TT reviewed

We spent a handful of days obtaining to know Audi’s new TT and its quite cool Virtual Cockpit. Video developed by Jennifer Hahn. (video link) “We’re going to do some laps, but this isn’t a track car. If I hear any person complaining about brake fade or lap instances I’m not going to be pleased.”…


In the age of Corbyn, is the time right for another Road to Wigan Pier?

George Orwell, whose Road to Wigan Pier was one particular of the Left Book Club’s earliest selections – even though he upset plenty of its members with the book’s second half. Photograph: Popperfoto/Getty Photos Aiming to “set the agenda for a new age of political debate”, the Left Book Club was re-launched this week at…