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  • 501 people were banned from South Bank last year

    14 October 2017 1:30 AM 95

    The decrease in bans comes despite an increase in visitors, as about 10 million people went to South Bank in 2015-16. A Brisbane City Council spokeswoman said people were excluded from the South Bank Parklands as a last resort when they were exhibiting anti-social behaviour that impacted on the experience of other visitors. "South Bank's security team will always

  • Etihad flight from Abu Dhabi to Sydney makes emergency landing at Adelaide Airport

    14 October 2017 12:56 AM 113

    PASSENGERS were stranded for three hours without any information after a Sydney-bound plane made an emergency landing at Adelaide. The Etihad flight EY450 travelling from Abu Dhabi landed at the airport at 4.50am on Saturday before passengers were told to disembark. The cause is still unknown but passengers were told the smoke alarm in the cargo area went off and a warning

  • AK Steel Holding (AKS) Analysts See $0.04 EPS; Icc Holdings (ICCH) Shorts Decreased By 13.51%

    14 October 2017 12:01 AM 101

    Icc Holdings Incorporated (NASDAQ:ICCH) had a decrease of 13.51% in short interest. ICCH’s SI was 3,200 shares in October as released by FINRA. Its down 13.51% from 3,700 shares previously. With 200 avg volume, 16 days are for Icc Holdings Incorporated (NASDAQ:ICCH)’s short sellers to cover ICCH’s short positions. The SI to Icc Holdings Incorporated’s

  • Bill Shorten wants to link Adelaide with Asia through $1 billion fund to create manufacturing jobs

    13 October 2017 1:04 PM 97

    LABOR Leader Bill Shorten is proposing a $1 billion fund to help manufacturing firms expand and create jobs in the wake of Holden’s closure. The federal Opposition Leader will announce plans for an Australian Manufacturing Future Fund in an address to the South Australian Labor State Convention in Adelaide on Saturday. The fund would provide concessional

  • Hacker codenamed 'Alf' from Home and Away stole data from defence subcontractor

    11 October 2017 12:12 PM 96

    A mystery hacker has stolen information about Australia's warplanes from a defence subcontractor. About 30 gigabytes of data was stolen, including information on Australia's $17 billion Joint Strike Fighter program, and $4 billion P-8 surveillance aircraft project. As first reported by ZDNet, the malicious actor infiltrated the system last July and authorities

  • Secret F-35, P-8, C-130 data stolen in Australian defence contractor hack

    11 October 2017 3:08 AM 99

    Around 30 gigabytes of ITAR-restricted aerospace and commercial data was exfiltrated by an unknown malicious actor during the months-long 'Alf's Mystery Happy Fun Time' attack. In November 2016, the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) was alerted by a "partner organisation" that an attacker had gained access to the network of a 50-person aerospace engineering

  • Penalty rates: Unions lose court appeal against cuts to public holiday, Sunday pay

    11 October 2017 12:04 AM 96

    Unions have lost their legal bid to overturn the Fair Work Commission's decision to cut penalty rates for hospitality, retail and fast-food workers. The Federal Court has found the commission met its legal obligations when it handed down its decision to cut Sunday and public holiday penalty rates for full-time and part-time workers in February. In a three-day

  • Mantra takeover: Accor offers $1.2b to buy Australian hotel giant

    9 October 2017 2:08 AM 100

    Mantra Group is the best-performing stock on the ASX today, after it received a $1.2 billion takeover offer from Paris-based Accor Hotels. The share price of Australia's second largest hotel group jumped 17.5 per cent to $3.80 (at 12:55pm AEDT), which is a 17-month high. Accor is one of the world's largest hotel operators, and its offer is at a significant

  • Red flags raised on potential Transurban purchase of WestConnex

    8 October 2017 1:15 PM 105

    Numbers are being crunched on the NSW government's upcoming sale of a 51 per cent stake in Sydney's WestConnex motorway, but alarm bells are starting to ring over assumptions that toll road operator Transurban will be the most likely buyer. To date, Transurban has been considered to be in the hot seat to buy the Sydney Motorway Corporation, the government

  • New Jaguar Land Rover driving experience recreates the 1960s

    8 October 2017 2:52 AM 144

    Classic Drive event lets punters drive E-Types, XK150s and Series I Land Rovers. Jaguar Land Rover has launched a new classic driving experience that allows guests to sample iconic classics such as the Jaguar E-Type and Land Rover Series I. Held at Eastnor Castle, in Herefordshire, the Classic Drive event allows paying customers to spend the day testing