RIP GMH: Hobart mechanic makes pilgrimage to farewell Holden

RIP GMH: Hobart mechanic makes pilgrimage to farewell Holden

Updated October 21, 2017 00:15:23 Photo: Christian Mason’s customised number plate to mark the passing of Holden’s Australian production. (ABC News) Related Story: Last vehicle rolls off production line as Holden closure marks the end of an era Related Story: How Holden changed Australia forever When Hobart car enthusiast Christian Mason found out the date that Holden would shut down its South Australian plant, he began making plans for a road trip to mark the occasion. Photo: Hobart mechanic Christian Mason (right), his two sons and mate outside the Holden…

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Clarity for worried fishos about new blood alcohol limit

Clarity for worried fishos about new blood alcohol limit

Posted October 21, 2017 09:52:12 The Northern Territory’s wide-ranging alcohol review has got some in the Top End’s fishing community up in arms about what has become one of the most controversial recommendations of the independent policy review. Before former Chief Justice Trevor Riley handed down the Northern Territory’s Alcohol Policies and Legislation Review on Thursday, there was no maximum blood alcohol limit for boat skippers drinking on the water under Northern Territory legislation. But that’s all about to change. “The person in charge of a vessel in motion should…

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Who are the big chances for the Caulfield Cup?

Who are the big chances for the Caulfield Cup?

Posted October 20, 2017 19:43:56 Photo: Bonneval’s stunning run of form came to an end at the Caulfield Stakes, but at her best she can win the Cup. (AAP: Craig Golding) Related Story: Memorable Caulfield Cups from Veandercross to Northerly and Admire Rakti This year’s Caulfield Cup looked to be if not a one-horse race, a Group One with a dominant favourite. But in the space of a few races at Caulfield last weekend, the thinking about the $3 million, 2,400m handicap changed quite markedly. Now we have a new…

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Why superhero movies only work if they're funny

Why superhero movies only work if they're funny

Updated October 20, 2017 16:46:01 External Link: Thor: Ragnarok official trailer Related Story: ‘Nice to sleep in my own bed’: Hemsworth wants more Queensland shoots Related Story: Nerd is no longer a dirty word: How Australia is embracing fandom I always liked the idea of being Peter Parker’s Spider Man. Fighting crime. Killing my best friend’s dad. Spraying adhesive effluvia from my wrists. You know. Kid stuff. Then I grew up, and in the year 2000, the superhero movies began. First was X-Men, where a decidedly un-jacked Jackman strapped on…

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White House says it's inappropriate to question Kelly claim

White House says it's inappropriate to question Kelly claim

“If you want to go after General Kelly, that is up to you. If you want to get into a debate with a four-star Marine general, I think that is something highly inappropriate. Just in case you don’t get what Sanders is suggesting, it’s something like this: General Kelly is a highly decorated soldier. As such, questioning things that he says is “highly inappropriate.” That’s not how democracy works. Not at all. In fact, it’s the opposite of how democracy works. Start here: General Kelly’s military service and the sacrifices…

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