Greens move to replace Senate prayer

AAP Wednesday, 27 June 2018 2:59PM Camera IconGreens Senator Lee Rhiannon wants a neutral opening prayer for the Senate. Facebook IconTwitter IconEmail IconLink Icon An outgoing Greens senator will move to scrap the Lord’s Prayer from being read in federal parliament. On Wednesday, soon-to-retire Greens senator Lee Rhiannon successfully moved …

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Sydney singer Odette finds poetry in pain

Sydney singer-songwriter Odette is about to make poetry very cool. With a debut album named after a Walt Whitman poem, To A Stranger, the 21-year-old is unashamed in her passion for the written word. “I’ve always really enjoyed writing poetry and I will always gravitate towards sharp, snappy vignettes,” Odette …

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New CCI boss puts spotlight on business unity

Toby Hussey spoke to new Albany Chamber of Commerce chief executive Mark Forrest about his plans in the job and thoughts on our city. His background With an extensive background across various business fields, Mr Forrest said he had a wide range of experience setting up and managing major city …

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World’s biggest yoghurt maker looking beyond the cow

Aiming to stem a yearslong slump in yogurt sales, Danone is looking beyond the cow. The world’s biggest yogurt maker is considering adding milk-free ranges to some of its flagship brands, such as Activia and Actimel. It’s aiming to capitalize on the growth in veganism from niche diet to mainstream …

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Serena Williams awarded seeding for Wimbledon | Tennis News

Last Updated: 27/06/18 10:15am Serena Williams will be seeded for Wimbledon Serena Williams will begin her bid for an eighth Wimbledon title as the 25th seed after being handed a discretional promotion by the All England Club. The 36-year-old is ranked world No 183 as she continues her comeback from …

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York Street speed limit to be reviewed

Is York Street’s speed limit too high? Maybe. That was the view of City of Albany councillor Paul Terry at this week’s council meeting, where he proposed dropping York Street to 40km/h. “It’s all about making the whole environment safer for pedestrians and cyclists and we want to encourage people …

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