Entries by Mitchell Van Homrigh

US backflip on Australian Ambassador appointment

Australia’s Foreign Minister, Julie Bishop, has confirmed the US will be sending a different Ambassador to Australia, after White House dysfunction. The Head of the US Pacific Command, Harry Harris, was announced last year as President Donald Trump’s pick as Ambassador to Australia. The post has been vacant for more than a year, and this will continue […]

Thousands gather to honour Anzacs

Across the Nation, thousands of people have paused to honour those who’ve served our nation in battle this Anzac day. It’s been 103 years since Anzac troops landed on the Gallipoli peninsula in 1915. Hundreds of people have gathered at Elephant Rock, Currumbin this morning to honour those who have passed before them. Anzac Day […]

Court of Appeals rules no quarry to be built in Reedy Creek

The Court of Appeals has sided with the Gold Coast City Council and rejected an appeal which would have seen a giant quarry built at Reedy Creek. Council initially turned down Boral’s plans for the $2 billion dollar development in 2014, with the Planning and Environment Court upholding that decision last year. Today, the Court of […]

Aussies ousted in Gold Medal Women’s Hockey match

Australia has claimed the Silver Medal in the Women’s Hockey after a tough encounter against New Zealand. The Kiwis were too strong, battering the Aussies 4-1 in the Gold Medal match at the GC2018 Hockey Centre. Australia’s Savannah Fitzpatrick said she’s devastated by the result. NZ have won the 🥇. There first gold medal in […]

Artists revealed for Comm Games closing ceremony

Commonwealth Games organisers have given fans a taste of what they can expect from the closing ceremony on Sunday night. Games Bosses have kept a few secrets close to their chest for the event which is expected to sell out Carrara Stadium. It’s been revealed Guy Sebastian, The Veronicas, Yothu Yindi and Archie Roach will perform, […]