Canadian tourist killed while celebrating 35th wedding anniversary in Queensland

Witold and Urszula Walkowski had travelled from Canada to celebrate their 35th wedding anniversary, but their celebrations were cut tragically short in a car crash outside Australia Zoo. Mr Walkowski, 57, died in the crash on December 15 but his wife, who was in the passenger seat, escaped the wreck with non-life-threatening injuries. The van […]

Cryptocurrency cars: Perth Blockchain group invests in exotic rides

A Perth Blockchain start-up is seeking to redefine the way cryptocurrency investors park the value of their digital tokens by investing in exotic cars like Lamborghinis, Ferraris and Bugattis. As Bitcoin itself rides a surge in value with peaks and troughs and crashes coming fast and furious , BitCar is seeking to diversify the range […]

Ahmed Fahour resigns from last Aussie Post role in time for Christmas

Ahmed Fahour severed his final ties with Australia Post just in time for Christmas with his resignation from the board of Dubai-based logistics provider, Aramex. Australia Post spent more than $200 million acquiring a 10 per cent stake in Aramex last year, which earned Fahour a board seat. And he clearly stated his desire to […]

Queensland cabinet sits for first time since poll

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk (fourth left) is seen during a cabinet meeting in Brisbane. On Monday morning Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s new-look cabinet was meeting for the first time after the Queensland 2017 election result, in which Labor eventually won majority government. The premier flagged fixing the state’s economy as a major priority for the first […]

Global heat waves in 2016 resulted purely from human-driven climate change: study

The findings mark the first time that global scientists have identified severe weather that could not have happened without climate change, said the peer-reviewed report titled “Explaining Extreme Events in 2016 from a Climate Perspective.” Until now, the contribution of human-driven climate change has been understood to raise the odds of certain floods, droughts, storms […]