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19 October 2017 5:15 AM Malcolm Turnbull grilled over whether his National Energy Guarantee is a carbon tax

MALCOLM Turnbull has come under fire in Question Time over whether the government’s new energy plan is effectively a carbon tax. The prime minister strongly rejected the suggestions by federal Labor in Question Time today, saying the National Energy Guarantee did not include a tax or subsidies for renewables. “It is trading of electricity, it is not trading 28

10 October 2017 6:21 AM Syd Anglicans give 'no' campaign $1 million

The Anglican Diocese of Sydney has donated $1 million to 'no' campaign. Archbishop of Sydney Glenn Davies made the announcement in an address on Monday, however the donation was given to the Coalition for Marriage last month. Despite giving $1 million to the 'no' campaign, the Sydney Anglicans are urging the public to donate to Anglican Aid, who are raising 13

10 October 2017 1:47 AM Tony Abbott's climate change speech in London reveals his true self

Having drenched the work of climate scientists with contemptuous spittle, the real Tony Abbott has emerged. The Tony Abbott who as host leader of the 2014 G20 affirmed Australia's belief in climate change, humanity's contribution and the need for effective action, has been banished by the real self. Climate change science, he now asserts, has the spirit 18

7 October 2017 12:28 AM French tourist films himself atop active volcano Mount Agung in Bali

A Frenchman has earned the ire of Indonesian authorities by filming himself perched on the edge of the crater of Bali's active volcano Mount Agung. Karl Kaddouri, who lives in Bali, posted a video to social media of himself standing on the edge of the smoking crater on Thursday morning, saying it was a way of getting out of his "comfort zone". The National 21

30 September 2017 11:25 AM Mount Agung: Footage emerges of people walking to volcano summit amid eruption fears

Evidence has emerged on social media of three Indonesian priests venturing to the peak of Bali's Mount Agung volcano ahead of its expected eruption. The videos shared on Facebook show the men standing near the crater where steam can be seen rising. The area has been evacuated, with a 12 kilometre exclusion zone in place from the summit. More than 100,000 people 12

30 September 2017 9:08 AM Vanuatu volcano: Australian Navy ship to aid evacuation effort on Ambae Island

The Federal Government is sending an Australian Navy ship, along with a team of humanitarian and military officials, to Vanuatu to help evacuate 11,000 residents living near a volcano threatening to erupt. The team is on its way to Ambae Island, where ships are already transporting locals to nearby islands. "HMAS Choules departed Australia this morning 7

29 September 2017 9:55 AM Bali volcano belches steam, sulphur as more evacuees flee

IT’S meant to be a life saver for many of those stuck on Bali during a potential eruption, but there’s one big problem. Nyoman Kasna, a local Balinese official, is taking his role incredibly seriously. For him, this is quite literally a move that could determine life or death, as officials report the mighty Mount Agung is “inflated” and “swollen 75

27 September 2017 11:08 AM Indonesia plans to divert Bali flights as Mount Agung eruption ‘imminent’

Tourists getting eruption 'jitters'  Officials announced the highest possible alert level on Friday due to the increasing volcanic activity, and told people to stay at least nine kilometres away from the crater. They are still stressing the island is generally safe, but there are signs the volcano is starting to give tourists the jitters. "Amed is safe from the lava but still 33

27 September 2017 1:24 AM Food aid and face masks dispatched to Bali as 75,000 flee volcano

Mount Agung, 75 kilometres from the resort hub of Kuta, has been rumbling since August and threatening to erupt for the first time since 1963 - a potential blow to the country's lucrative tourism industry. Increasingly frequent tremors show the molten magma is still rising towards the surface, with the mountain entering a "critical phase", said the national 81

25 September 2017 7:03 PM Bali volcano eruption threat not affecting tourism, airport says

There has been no slump in tourism to Bali — despite the threat of an eruption that could close the airport for an extended period of time. Passenger numbers are stable at around 50,000 to 60,000 visitors per day, Ngurah Rai International Airport communications chief Arie Ahsannurrohim said. "As long as the volcanic ashes don't have any impact on Bali's 19