Wednesday Aug 27
What a load of bollards, say critics
A council has begun negotiating with trucking tycoon Lindsay Fox about controversial bollards installed on a prime stretch of Portsea beach he now owns.
The New Zealand Herald
Me and my car: Adrian Hailwood
Adrian Hailwood has had his own fashion label, Hailwood, for 14 years, with his range stocked throughout New Zealand, Australia, USA and UK.
Why Castro's mystery may never be solved
Last Sunday was a exactly one month since Ghanaian musician Theophilus Tagoe, aka Castro, and his female friend, Janet Bandu, went missing under very mysterious circumstances at the Ada Estuary.
Victorian town of Portsea marks firing of WWI's first shot
Commemorations marking Australia's historic role in firing the first shot by Allied forces in World War I are expected to draw thousands of people to the small Victorian seaside community of Portsea today.
First WWI shot remembered a century on
THE first shot fired by the British Empire in World War I wasn't on the battlefields of Europe - it came from a windswept fort south of Melbourne, half a world away.