Three American firefighters are killed when Coulson Aviation C-130 Hercules water bomber Zeus crashed while fighting fires near Cooma on Thursday January 23. They have been named as Capt. Ian H. McBeth, 44, First Officer Paul Clyde Hudson and Flight Engineer Rick A. DeMorgan Jr, 43. … [Read more...] about How a tiny group of Greenie protesters managed to stop backburning in East Gippsland over worries baby birds would die – before fires ravaged the area killing four people and forcing mass evacuations from the beach
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Why it's here: Completed in 2019 and known as the George Manor, this brick family home offers more than 6,100 square feet of living space. The modern-industrial interiors are filled with striking design details, from the multicolored wood floors to the bathrooms dressed up in custom sleek tile. The two-story great room is ringed by a balcony and warmed by a biofuel fireplace with steel hearth. There's also a detached guest suite over the garage. … [Read more...] about Affordable Awesomeness: Gorgeous Green A-Frame Is the Week’s Most Popular Home
Victorian Health Minister Jenny Mikakos said this afternoon that a case of the respiratory condition had been confirmed in a man who last week returned from China. The man, aged in his 50s, was in Australia for six days before being diagnosed. … [Read more...] about China coronavirus spread is accelerating, Xi Jinping warns
“I’m not against change, it’s the way it’s being carried out,” says Bill (not his real name – all the traders interviewed wished to remain anonymous for fear of upsetting Market Tech). “A market requires people to help each other out – if somebody runs out of pound coins or runs out of gas, they know they can turn to somebody for help. That’s going out the window because the people at the top don’t support us. We don’t know who to contact when we have a problem. We send an email but never get any response. People are starting to assume the worst.” … [Read more...] about Uncool Camden: will redevelopment ruin London’s legendary market?
Around 100 north-east Victorian producers will be operating from Melbourne's Timber Yard on 2 February for the High Country Comeback event which is encouraging city residents to show up with empty eskies and buy produce to help revive the region. … [Read more...] about Bushfire-affected tourism operators thinking outside the box to stay afloat