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  • Fledgling solar thermal power industry '100 times' smaller than wind and photovoltaic

    14 August 2017 9:13 PM 9

    As Port Augusta continues to celebrate yesterday's $650 million solar thermal power plant announcement, at least one researcher is warning it is a relatively new industry that has so far found limited success overseas. To be built by United States operator Solar Reserve, the 150-megawatt plant is expected to be operational by 2020 and will power all the South

  • Sydney woman loses $151,000 over grape

    14 August 2017 6:07 AM 20

    A Sydney woman awarded $151,000 after slipping on a grape in a Woolworths supermarket has lost her case on appeal. Colleen McQuillan had successfully sued the supermarket giant after falling over in the fruit and vegetable section at Leichhardt in November 2012. But the NSW Court of Appeal on Monday upheld Woolworths' appeal and dismissed Ms McQuillan's

  • Solar thermal power plant announced for Port Augusta 'biggest of its kind in the world'

    14 August 2017 5:37 AM 15

    A 150-megawatt solar thermal power plant has been secured for Port Augusta in South Australia, State Premier Jay Weatherill has announced. Mr Weatherill said the Aurora Solar Energy Project would be ready to go in 2020 and would supply 100 per cent of the State Government's needs. Mr Weatherill said the solar thermal plant was "the biggest of its kind in the world"

  • Commonwealth Bank CEO Ian Narev to retire before July 2018 as bank deals with money-laundering scandal

    14 August 2017 12:08 AM 14

    The Commonwealth Bank has announced that its chief executive Ian Narev will retire by the end of the current financial year. CBA's chairman Catherine Livingstone said the board had decided to bring forward details of its succession planning to deal with "speculation and questions about his tenure". Mr Narev has also seen his pay packet slashed by more than 50 per cent, partly

  • Cab Drivers Kick Off Over Uber At Adelaide Airport Today

    11 August 2017 4:32 AM 21

    As of yesterday, ride-sharing services are allowed to pick-up customers as part of a range of ground transport improvements. To make way for the change, Adelaide Airport has constructed a new pick-up spot close to the terminal. The boycott reportedly caused Uber to shut down their newly opened pick-up bay after the company reporting a complete taxi blockage

  • Taxi Drivers Are Causing Chaos With Their Airport Uber Protest

    10 August 2017 11:12 PM 13

    Tensions are rising at Adelaide Airport as taxi drivers protest against Uber drivers who have been permitted to start picking up airport passengers. In a strange twist, FIVEaa has obtained audio of the Taxi Council’s president Jim Triantafyllou pleading with his own taxi drivers. In the meantime passenger wait times for taxis has blown out, reports FIVEaa

  • Another bout of gastro hits Sun Princess cruise ship

    10 August 2017 8:49 AM 17

    More than 90 passengers aboard the Sun Princess are now back on dry land after a severe bout of gastro again swept through the luxury cruise ship’s decks. Of the 2000 passengers, 91 were infected when the ship docked in Brisbane from a South Pacific cruise early this morning. Boarding of new passengers tonight was delayed while cleaners sanitised the ship from top to bottom

  • Queensland to introduce tougher border controls to curb waste migration

    9 August 2017 1:12 PM 14 1

    Queensland will launch a crackdown on the border to try to combat the flow of waste arriving from New South Wales. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced there will be crackdown on bulk waste transport activities from as early as Thursday to ensure operators were complying with regulatory requirements. "These border inspections by the Department

  • You Can Rent Out Slime Ball Salim Mehajer’s Mansion For A Tidy $3K/Week

    9 August 2017 5:39 AM 13

    Give the finger to the dire Sydney housing market and live out your dream of being the most confronting house on the street by living in disgraced Auburn deputy mayor Salim Mehajer‘s Lidcombe digs. It’s got all the features that someone who has a lot of money and absolute no shame of flaunting it needs: five bathrooms, a 13-car garage, home theatre with massage

  • Domino’s to give away 10,001 pizzas

    9 August 2017 3:52 AM 77

    DOMINO’S is giving away 10,001 free pizzas to promote the launch of its new premium range — and possibly to celebrate the stay-of-execution of the beloved Margherita. The nation’s largest pizza chain was last week forced to backflip after sparking outrage with the announcement that the classic pizza would be “deleted” in the latest menu overhaul — news that prompted