It’s official, today we are Aussies! This morning Anna and I joined 620 new citizens to take the Australian citizenship pledge at Brisbane City Hall. Play the slide show Do we now speak with perfect Aussie twang, enjoy the taste of Vegemite or magically understand the rules of cricket? Uh, no – and especially not [...]
A cyclone brought flooding rain to far-north Queensland this week, while South Australia and Victoria continued to suffer from oppressive heat and wildfires.
Queensland Police is now conducting random Roadside Drug Tests state-wide. The tests detect use of drugs including cannabis, ecstasy, ice and speed. Those who fail a random RDT face automatic suspension of their driving license (24 hours) plus the prospect of fines of up to $1,050, permanent license loss and three months’ jail if convicted. [...]