A man faced assault in Brisbane CBD. Brisbane
On September 24, two men were walking down George Street. One pass tried to pass the other who was talking on the phone. The 45-year-old man accidentally clipped the man’s shoe. The man turned around and hit him in the face. The incident took place just before 5 PM. The man, after hitting the other man, continuously abused him verbally and walked away.
The 45-year old man sustained injuries to his jaw because of the strike. The police are now seeking help in identifying the man. In a recent statement, the police have said that he is looking for the man who assaulted the 45-year-old, and if anyone has any information about this man’s name, location, or other information that could identify and locate him should come forward and inform the police.
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Two South Australian tourists, a man and his wife, suffered an unfortunate incident when they fell from a Zipline. Both the victims 50-year old Dean and his 48-year old wife sustained severe injuries after falling from about a height of 16 metres. The man died, whereas his wife is in a critical condition.
The couple had traveled to Camelot Close at cape Tribulations, a tourist attraction on the North of Cairns in Adelaide. Two eye-witnesses informed that the zipline snapped, and the couple fell on the ground. Shannon screamed the name of her husband after they landed on the ground but received no response in return. Dean died on the scene, whereas his wife Shannon was airlifted by Rescue 510 Helicopter. She was taken to Cairns Base Hospital. She is in a stable condition though still in a serious condition and has a lot of broken bones.
The winner of the 20th Thiess International River prize was announced in the evening on Tuesday at the international river symposium in Brisbane. The award was announced by The International River Foundation, and the winner of the prize was the James River of Virginia. The James river won a prize of 200,000 Australian Dollars.
The James River Association (JRA) is a non-profit organization supported by its members. The association serves as the guardian and voice of James River. James River was deemed as one of the most polluted rivers in the USA when JRA was founded in 1976. However, now, it is often regarded as the healthiest tributary of the Chesapeake Bay. The CEO of the International River foundation Eva Abal said that the remarkable improvement in the condition of the river as a result of an inclusive approach by JRA. They increased public awareness as well as made various public and private investments in the river.
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The cyclists of the Brisbane city have found a loophole in the metro design of the town. CBD Bicycle user group co-convener Donald Campbell came to the council about the potential flaws in the design. He has repeatedly put petitions in the council with the concerns of the cyclists. Brisbane city council has planned a $944 million plan for the Metro route.
The plan for the metro route was released months ago, which raised concerns with the cyclist. The planned route could see a potential clash between the paths of cyclists and Buses at the proposed South Brisbane metro.
The council resumed the debate on Tuesday about the planned designs and the safety risks it involves for cyclists. The discussion initiated in August but was paused due to the absence of a cycle representative. The cyclists are demanding to alter the design to protect bike riders along the Melbourne street in South Brisbane.
Fitzgerald construction will build a bridge across the Brisbane river to honor Australia's first indigenous parliamentarian. The Melbourne based company earlier build a bridge across Yarra to honor an AFL legend. The Victorian company is also known for building Jim Styne's Bridge of Melbourne. The Bridge honored the Brownlow medal winner. The company has the Seafarers bridge, which runs upstreams along with the Yarra under its name. The Star, a bridge built to the Queen's Wharf stablemate on the Goal Coast in another famous work by the company.
The Bridge across the Brisbane river will be named as the Neville Bonner Bridge and is a part of Queen's Wharf Casino Development, a project worth $3.6billion. Mr. Bonner was a federal MP from Queensland. He won the Australian of the year in 1979 and was the first Aboriginal parliamentarian of Australia.
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A 26-year-old woman has mysteriously vanished after being seen leaving her home with her dog in Sydney's eastern suburbs. Aliki Georgiou was reported missing after she went home with her dog without informing her family. The family later learned that she was seen at home in Darling Point, in Sydney, on Thursday.
She was seen leaving the unit on Yarranabbe Road in a Toyota Corolla with the Victorian registration 1PM6PS at around 11 am. It is believed that she was heading to Brisbane. The police said that she has a medical condition. She is white, medium build, 165 cm tall, and has brown hair. The police have urged the public that if anyone has any information on her should come forward and help the police in locating her.
During World War II, North Fort Plotting Room was one time the nerve center for Sydney's wartime defense. The bunker had been restored and now opened for the first time for the public. The first tour was sold out in a matter of hours. There are over 80 historical and architectural sites that people can explore in Sydney Open weekend from November 2-3.
The bunker has a tine camouflage-painted cabin in bushland on Sydney's North Head is a set of narrow concrete steps that lead to the North Fort Plotting Room, which is located in the deep down underground. It is Sydney's best-concealed defense mysteries. The bombproof reinforced concrete bunker is well under eight meters below the surface. It was used as an information hub during World War II.