Entries by Rachel Junge

$1m pledge to support Gold Coast koala population

$1 million in funding has been pledge to Currumbin Wildlife Hospital under a plan to support koala populations in South East Queensland and Northern NSW. The commitment is part of a $6 million initiative which would also provide grants to protect koala habitats in the region. It will include on ground action to protect koala […]

RBA leaves official cash rate on hold at 1.50 per cent

THE OFFICIAL cash rate has been left on hold, at a record low of 1.50 per cent, with the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) declaring “the Australian labour market remains strong”. There’s belief the Australian economy will continue to strengthen, and there will be a lift in wages growth. In a statement on the RBA […]

MET GALA | All the over-the-top looks you can’t unsee

ONE THING is clear: Lady Gaga could not stand to be up-staged on the night she would co-chair the Met Gala. The award-winning singer-songwriter made the most dramatic entrance to the celebrity event on Monday night (New York time), delivering not one, not two, not three… but four incredible costumes. Abiding by the theme of […]

Man charged with ‘historic ongoing sexual abuse’

A BRAVE young woman, who went to Police to report indecent assault by a man when she was a child, has helped nab an alleged peadophile. In August 2018, the now 18-year-old sparked an investigation led by the Child Abuse and Sex Crimes Squad, amid claims she was assaulted as a child by a man […]