Monday March 7, 2011TRENT Lowe, the Melbourne cyclist whose dispute with his former team led to the controversial sacking of Matt White as its sports director, believes professional riders are being treated like commodities and that they should collectively push for a review of athlete care by all teams.
Monday February 28, 2011THE low-rise village of Rozelle has moved closer to getting its first high-rise apartments. The Planning Minister, Tony Kelly, has agreed to consider a redevelopment of the Balmain Tigers club bigger than one rejected last year.
Friday November 6, 2009JOHN DELLA BOSCA, the MP being described as "delusional" by colleagues, believes he can still be premier.
Monday October 27, 2008Raymond Gill reflects on the many highs and lows of a rich and complex Melbourne festival.
Friday October 24, 2008WINTER conditions continued to break records across the Hunter yesterday as temperatures fell to new lows.
Thursday October 9, 2008After the lows, the highs, writes Anita Beaumont.
Monday June 9, 2008A DECADE of strong commercial investment in the Illawarra has helped to keep the region's construction industry healthy, despite residential approvals recently falling to record lows.
Friday May 16, 2008WITH unemployment levels at record lows, the right career choice is a matter that weighs heavily on the minds of most school leavers.
Sunday December 30, 2007Sport revolves around highs and lows, triumph and tragedy, the good moments and the bad. Will Swanton nominates 10 of the year's worst performers.
Thursday December 27, 2007ANY YEAR in Melbourne theatre can have a rugged geography. The highs tend to be precipitous, the lows abysmal. In 2007, there has been a particularly steep gradient between the best and worst on our stages.
Sunday December 23, 2007Sport revolves around highs and lows, triumph and tragedy, the good moments and the bad. Will Swanton nominates 10 of the year's best performers.
Saturday December 1, 2007Owning a Lotus Europa is a case of highs and lows, writes Nadine Armstrong.
Wednesday November 28, 2007PERSISTENT speculation about a takeover bid for Brambles appears to be running out of steam after Toll Holdings indicated yesterday it was looking at alternatives and as the share price of its potential bidding rival, former offshoot Asciano, hit new lows.
Wednesday November 28, 2007LONG-RUNNING speculation about a takeover of Brambles seems to be running out of steam after Toll Holdings indicated it was looking at alternatives and as the share price of its potential bidding rival - offshoot Asciano - hit new lows.
Sunday November 11, 2007THE Prime Minister spent this week trapped in the web of deception. He spun that web when he promised to keep interest rates at record lows, indeed at 30-year lows.
Thursday November 8, 2007IT ISN'T just Hollywood that's looking for clever writers at the moment. How do you write your way out of this sorry saga - six interest rate rises on the trot since the guy writing the script for that episode back in 2004 overreached with the throw-away line about keeping rates at 30-year lows.
Wednesday November 7, 2007RELATIONS between Shellharbour Mayor David Hamilton and his deputy Councillor Michele Greig have plunged to new lows, after she visited ALP headquarters in Sydney last week.
Monday October 29, 2007JOHN HOWARD pledged another $392 million to improve the skills of the workforce as he continued to fight off troubles over climate change and interest rates which have hampered his campaign in recent days.
Monday October 29, 2007We last looked at the Mighty Aussie Dollar on October 8, when it was trading at US89.45c and suggested that interim highs of between US90C and US91c were approaching. We then saw a high of US90.53c and, as we suggested, the $A pulled back last week, to US87.26c. That was the respite it had to have. It surged again on speculation of interest rate rises and closed last week at US91.51c, up an amazing 4.25c on the week's lows. So where might the Aussie be by Christmas? The rates speculation has ...
Monday October 29, 2007PRIME Minister John Howard and Opposition Leader Kevin Rudd have clashed over promises that Mr Howard made in 2004 to keep interest rates at "30-year lows".