New Adelaide artwork unveiled in meeting place for mobs

New Adelaide artwork unveiled in meeting place for mobs

Posted July 06, 2017 17:09:54 Photo: Solar-powered lights ensure the art remains prominent at night. (Supplied: Adelaide City Council) A new Aboriginal artwork has been unveiled in Adelaide, its images drawn by schoolchildren and then created in South Australian granite. The cultural marker is in the paving of Victoria Square (Tarntanyangga) in the centre of the CBD. Before the covering was officially lifted, Aunty Suzanne Russell led a welcome to country ceremony, inviting those present to “come together, let’s not be separated, we are one”. Students of Gilles Street and…

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Barnaby Joyce says conflict with North Korea 'not ruled out'

Barnaby Joyce says conflict with North Korea 'not ruled out'

Posted July 07, 2017 00:16:24 Video: North Korea claims to have launched its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ABC News) Related Story: ‘Something will have to be done’ about North Korea, Trump says Related Story: What does North Korea’s missile test mean for Australia? Acting Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has not ruled out a military conflict with North Korea, warning the United States will not allow the regime to continue posing a threat to global security. His comments come as US President Donald Trump said he was considering “some pretty severe…

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Grattan: Shorten's extraordinary political luck continues

Grattan: Shorten's extraordinary political luck continues

Posted July 07, 2017 09:05:19 Photo: The fight over penalty rates is an issue made for Bill Shorten’s skill set. (ABC News: Nick Haggarty) Bill Shorten has been on holidays this week. Probably just as well. The “energiser bunny” would have felt the need to be out every day, as usual. His absence left more room for the fractured Liberals. Mr Shorten’s extraordinary political luck continues, as Tony Abbott rampages, to the despair or fury of frustrated colleagues. But it is not just his opponents that have been raining political…

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Tomic fined $20k for unsportsmanlike conduct in Wimbledon loss

Tomic fined $20k for unsportsmanlike conduct in Wimbledon loss

Updated July 06, 2017 22:19:01 Video: Bernard Tomic says he was “a little bored” on the Wimbledon stage (ABC News) Bernard Tomic’s Wimbledon week of woe has continued with the world number 59 being fined almost $20,000 after admitting he feigned injury in his first-round defeat. Tomic was sanctioned for unsportsmanlike conduct by the Grand Slam Committee after confessing he pretended to have a back problem to slow down the progress of Germany’s Mischa Zverev on Tuesday. The 24-year-old was fined $US15,000 ($19,745). The maximum fine for unsportsmanlike conduct is…

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Russia steps up US spying after election

Russia steps up US spying after election

The officials say they believe one of the biggest US adversaries feels emboldened by the lack of a significant retaliatory response from both the Trump and Obama administrations. “Russians have maintained an aggressive collection posture in the US, and their success in election meddling has not deterred them,” said a former senior intelligence official familiar with Trump administration efforts. Russians could also be seeking more information on Trump’s administration, which is new and still unpredictable to Moscow, according to Steve Hall, retired CIA chief of operations. “Whenever there is a…

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