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Ford Everest gets AEB as standard

The Ford Everest has followed its Ranger sibling by now offering autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian detection now standard across the range. Though offering AEB as standard has become increasingly common among light commercial utes, it is still relatively rare in ute-based SUVs. The Ranger-based Everest joins the Pajero Sport …

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Tall tales and true in town’s tunnel history

Beneath Albany’s surface lies a network of bunkers and tunnels dating back to the 19th century. If the walls could talk, they could tell tales that predate World War I. The buildings, which remain intact, have been a topic of speculation over the years and remain a talking point on …

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China to charge Chinese-Australian writer

Chinese authorities are believed to have charged a Chinese-Australian writer detained in China over national security. Yang Hengjun, a 53-year-old Chinese-born fiction writer, former diplomat and pro-democracy campaigner, has been held in Guangzhou since January after flying into the country from the United States. Dr Yang, who used to work …

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Wallabies name mixed bag for Springboks

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is backing his team to prove the doubters wrong in their opening Rugby Championship Test against South Africa and feels they have the right mix to cause an Ellis Park upset. The Wallabies covered all bases in their line-up to take on the Springboks in Saturday’s …

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Families gather to celebrate our original cultures

The Port Hedland community united to celebrate NAIDOC week with a wide range of events involving everyone from police to schoolchildren to help celebrate the theme of voice, treaty and truth. Camera IconRonald Francis, Terry Biljbu and Christopher Toby.Picture: Alexander Scott The week began with an evening of fun, music …

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