Disarming the lifeboat – Australia’s place in the world

Disarming the lifeboat – Australia’s place in the world

I recognise that election campaigns are mostlyargued on the basis of local issues that have direct impacts on our community, such thatthe phrase 'all politics is local' is considered self-evident. But some things are missed in our helter-skelterthree-year electoral cycle. The biggest gap in our national conversation is the placeof Australia in the world. Foreign …

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Australia’s first electric jet ski

Australia’s first electric jet ski

We've shown the first prototype of ourelectric jet ski and the next step for the REV Project because we've beenconverting electric cars for a number of years now. Everybody likes jet skisbut then the course everybody hates just jet skis because of the pollution andnoise and with this electric jet ski we basically take the …

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SEEK Australia’s #1 jobsite for small business

SEEK Australia’s #1 jobsite for small business

Staff are crucial to the business for us soit's vital for us to recruit and recruit well and we spend a lot of time in doing it. Beingin a business, or being in a small business you really have to be hands on where you haven'tgot massive resources like you do in larger companies. My …

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Australia’s borders are stronger than ever

Australia’s borders are stronger than ever

The Australian Government's arrangement with the United States of America to resettle some refugees is a one-off solution that is not available to new arrivals. It will not be available to anyone who attempts to arrive in Australia in the future. You will be intercepted and turned back. Don't waste your money or risk your …

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Malcolm Turnbull and Bill English called on to discuss Australia’s immigration laws

Malcolm Turnbull and Bill English called on to discuss Australia’s immigration laws

PM Bill English had his firstofficial meeting with Australian Prime MinisterMalcolm Turnbull in Queenstown with trade with the United States likely to be the hot topicof conversation. But New Zealanders in detentioncentres in Australia urged the pair to reconsiderimmigration laws which one man saidis pushing detainees to the limit. Ripeka Timutimu with this story. Like …

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Australia’s Xtreme heatwave – The Feed

Australia’s Xtreme heatwave – The Feed

Well it was a scorcher this weekend in the eastern states let’s take a look at some of the weather around the country Meanwhile Adelaide recorded a minimum temperature of – And it wasn’t just the heat to worry about, there was some moisture Across NSW there were downpours of up to 100 mm of …

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Introducing Australia’s Great Southern Reef

Introducing Australia’s Great Southern Reef

The Great Southern reef is Australia'sinterconnected system of temperate rocky reefs straddling five states over eight thousand kilometers of coastline. As a global biodiversity hotspot thegreat southern reef is home to some of the most unique temperate marine organisms in the world. Kelp forests are the biological powerhouse feedingdirectly into coastal ecosystems as food and …

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