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Calls for Australia to increase aid to Pakistan flood disaster as reparations question tabled

Reparations should be paid by rich countries to those bearing the brunt of climate disasters, Pakistan’s minister for climate change has said following unprecedented flooding which has left hundreds dead.Sherry Rehman said Pakistan was ‘ground zero’ but had “contributed less than one per cent to [greenhouse gas] emissions.” Speaking to the Guardian, she added: “There …

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Energy grid chief warns of looming electricity supply shortfall

It highlighted a trend of construction delays and lack of progress on crucial transmission line projects, including HumeLink in NSW to connect the Snowy 2.0 hydropower project to the grid and VNI West in Victoria to link the state’s renewable energy zones to consumers. Loading Westerman said major transmission projects including HumeLine and VNI West …

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TRADE MISSION IN SYDNEY FOR THE CONSORZIO TUTELA PROVOLONE VALPADANA

The 3-day B2B event gets underway in the capital, visits and meetings with importers, key players in large-scale distribution and the main HoReCa associations CREMONA, ITALY, August 30, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — 30 August 2022 – Provolone Valpadana PDO goes on a mission to Sydney: a delegation of companies, led by the Consortium, will be in …

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House values tumble and could drop faster as rates set to rise

CoreLogic’s head of research, Tim Lawless, said the sharp rises in values through the pandemic were being rapidly unwound. “It doesn’t look like it’s going to slow down any time soon. It’s not just the lift in interest rates but also the impact of inflation, so the fall is probably going to accelerate,” he said. …

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Sydney-Toronto reunion reunites friends, families in Whitney Pier

Bette Norman packed up and moved away from her hometown of Sydney, N.S., nearly five decades ago. Like many people who grew up in Cape Breton’s Whitney Pier neighbourhood, Norman and her husband headed to Ontario in the 1970s in search of steady work following the area’s industrial decline. “We always said we would keep …

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Ollie Hoare wins epic Commonwealth Games 1500m final for Australia

Jake Wightman gave his all in a Commonwealth 1500m final for the ages. This time, though, the familiar formula did not quite work as Ollie Hoare swooped at the last to win Australia’s first middle-distance gold at these Games since Herb Elliott in 1958. Hoare promised to buy the legendary Elliott, who is now 84, …

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