Australia terror attack leaves one dead, 2 injured in stabbing spree

playA man has been shot by police after setting his car on fire and stabbing several people in Bourke St mall in Melbourne’s CBD this afternoon. The man was arrested at the scene and has been taken to hospital under police guard in a critical condition. (Robert Cianflone/Getty Images) A man ignited his car and … Read more Australia terror attack leaves one dead, 2 injured in stabbing spree

Australia Day 2017: Adelaide fashion designer Paul Vasileff named Young Australian of the Year

GLOBAL fashion brand Paolo Sebastian’s creator Paul Vasileff hopes being named Young Australian of the Year inspires other youth to take on the world. Receiving the award in Canberra on Wednesday night, the 26-year-old largely self-taught designer, who at 17 started his couture label in Adelaide 10 years ago, described it as a “great honour”. … Read more Australia Day 2017: Adelaide fashion designer Paul Vasileff named Young Australian of the Year

Granville: The rail disaster that changed Australia

Wednesday marks 40 years since a Sydney train derailed in a deadly accident that horrified Australia. It left enduring lessons, writes Jamie Duncan. Australia’s worst rail disaster took only seconds to happen but was a decade or more in the making. The Granville train crash on January 18, 1977, claimed 83 lives and injured 213 … Read more Granville: The rail disaster that changed Australia

Salmonella outbreak fears over rockmelon, Food Standards Australia investigates

ROCKMELONS from north Queensland are believed to be the cause behind an outbreak of a rare form of salmonella across New South Wales and South Australia. Pregnant women, infants and the elderly are being warned not to eat rockmelon — also known as cantaloupe — due to the outbreak. The Australian Melon Association said an … Read more Salmonella outbreak fears over rockmelon, Food Standards Australia investigates