The TidesÂ News
Sunday March 27, 2011IT TOOK all of our efforts to convince our guide that the railway existed or, at least, that it once had.
Saturday March 19, 2011WASHINGTON: As Barack Obama and the leaders of France and Britain decide their next move to curb Muammar Gadaffi's armed assault on Libya's rebels, American opinion has started swinging behind the US President over his handling of the crisis.
Friday March 11, 2011THE campaign by Labor and the retiring Greens MP Ian Cohen to prevent the Coalition controlling both houses of Parliament has moved to the Legislative Council with plans for a gathering of progressive leaders.
Monday March 7, 2011THE friendliest fish in the sea could be making a comeback in Victorian waters.
Saturday February 26, 2011John Mullen redirected his career. Asciano is next, writes Matt O'Sullivan.
Monday February 21, 2011We tend to believe those in power, but as the Iraq war shows, we shouldn't.
Thursday February 17, 2011YOUNG people are defying the broader voter trend and supporting the Labor government at next month's state election, the latest Nielsen poll suggests.
Friday February 11, 2011Truckies have gone beyond the call of duty, uniting to help victims of the Queensland floods, writes Steve Skinner.
Saturday January 29, 2011Walking the beach, the first time for a year,
Thursday January 27, 2011Former weather presenter Sara Groen channels the '70s in floaty dresses, with a chance of flowers. Forecast: you'll look damned fine.
Sunday January 23, 2011Canadian Milos Raonic is regarded by many as the next big thing, writes Peter Hanlon.
Saturday November 14, 2009DYKES, seawalls and other barriers may have to be built to save thousands of coastal properties, many of them in Sydney and Melbourne, according to a landmark study.
Thursday October 8, 2009In Poland, where I am going soon, €ścomplex€ť attitudes to rules and regulations are a hangover from communist times. Rules, especially petty ones, are bent or broken when there are no consequences, and everyone turns a blind eye, according to the Culture Smart guide to Poland. Sounds like my kind of place.
Saturday September 5, 2009Granta 106: New Fiction Special Ed., Alex Clark Granta, $29.99
Tuesday January 13, 2009YESTERDAY'S king tide provided a dramatic preview of climate change, according to environmental and science groups, but Illawarra beachgoers were happy to just enjoy the unusual phenomenon while it lasted.
Monday January 12, 2009SCIENTISTS say today's king tide, forecast for 9.50am, will show what the Illawarra's coastlines could look like in 50 years' time.
Monday January 12, 2009HIGH tides forecast for this morning will show what the nation's coastline could look like in 50 years, scientists say.
Saturday October 4, 2008Austinmer's Jack Cochrane uses his camera and its special attachment to capture images of a world we live near but which most of us seldom see, writes LOUISE TURK. The Illawarra is famed for its stunning coastline.
Saturday August 9, 2008BOB and BETTY DUNNE both suffered great emotional and physical pain after World War II. But the former Dapto butcher and his wife have spent nearly 60 years in love. During the war, I was in the special forces behind enemy lines in Italy, undercover on a fishing boat. We surveyed the beaches for the tides and whether there were any mines. I was only 17 when I started.
Saturday July 12, 2008WHAT a triumph of footy faith these AFL-free weekends in Melbourne are turning out to be. Granted, to some Melburnians last weekend was a bit like World Youth Day without the Pope or the young people, but for me it was a long-overdue opportunity to rekindle my belief in our great game.