World must prevent climate change by 2020

The UN secretary-general has warned that the world is facing “a direct existential threat” and must rapidly shift from dependence on fossil fuels by 2020 to prevent “runaway climate change”. Antonio Guterres called the crisis urgent and criticised the lack of global leadership to address global warming. “Climate change is …

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Student housing “could not come at a better time”

New apartment blocks housing 40 beds will be in the Albany CBD within 18 months, as part of a $16 million State Government project to attract students and boost the local building sector. Construction of two student accommodation buildings on Serpentine Road, at the rear of Alison Hartman Gardens on …

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Reward doubled in hunt for Qld killer

Queensland authorities hope a $500,000 reward will finally expose the person who murdered Mackay teenager Marilyn Wallman 46 years ago. A long-standing reward of $250,000 was doubled on Tuesday, with detectives saying time is of the essence given how long ago the schoolgirl was snatched and killed. The 14-year-old was …

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Researchers find Nemo’s genetic code

Finding Nemo just got a whole lot easier on the genetic level after an international study led by Queensland researchers. The team has successfully mapped the genome of the orange clownfish – the star of the family movie Finding Nemo – and a common resident of the Great Barrier Reef. …

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Live Commentary – Poland vs Rep Ire

POLAND TEAM NEWS Poland team to play Ireland: Szczesny, Reca, Kedziora, Glik, Kaminski, Linetty, Krychowiak, Blazczykowski, Kuwzawa, Milik, Piatek. Subs: Skorupski, Fabianski, Pietrzak, Bednarek, Dzwigala, Bereszynski, Goralski, Klich, Szymanski, Kadzior, Frankowski, Lewandowski.

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