A huge fan of Australia’s first UFC champion, Fenech will be cageside this Sunday as Whittaker defends his middleweight strap against American Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 234 in Melbourne. Speaking with The Daily Telegraph, the three-time world champ suggested Whittaker had now surpassed the country’s most hyped boxers of the past decade — including Mundine, Danny Green, Daniel Geale and Jeff Horn — to become the new face of combat sport Down Under. Jeff Fenech is full of praise for UFC fighter Rob Whittaker. Picture: Dylan RobinsonSource:News Corp Australia Fenech also revealed his concern around whispers suggesting 43-year-old Mundine is in talks for another bout. While the outspoken boxer retired after being knocked out in just 91 seconds by Horn at Suncorp Stadium last November, he has since backflipped and talked up a rematch. Elsewhere, there are also suggestions the fighter with four losses from his past six outing could make a Melbourne comeback later this … [Read more...] about Jeff Fenech hails Robert Whittaker Australia’s new No. 1 fighter
Email RMIT ABC Fact Check Updated November 29, 2019 11:02:39 Photo: Opposition spokeswoman for Indigenous Australians Linda Burney says the Australian constitution is the only one among first world nations with colonial histories that does not recognise its first people. (ABC News: Adam Kennedy) Map: Australia The claimThe question of Indigenous recognition has been debated for many years in state and federal politics in Australia.On ABC's Q&A, opposition spokeswoman for Indigenous Australians Linda Burney said: "The Australian constitution is the only constitution of a first world nation with a colonial history that does not recognise its first people.""That's the truth," she said.Is that correct? RMIT ABC Fact Check investigates.The verdictMs Burney's claim checks out.Fact Check contacted experts for assistance in determining which countries fit the criteria of a "first world nation with a colonial history" and have first people.The common candidates among these … [Read more...] about Linda Burney says Australia is the only first world nation with a colonial history that doesn’t recognise its first people in its constitution. Is she correct?
A former Miss Universe Australia winner has revealed how she stays toned during the Christmas period - and why she swears by weights for keeping her incredible abs in check. Laura Dundovic won the beauty pageant crown in 2008 and has gone on to become a personal trainer, psychology major and TV presenter - all of which keep her preoccupied during the week. But that doesn't mean the 32-year-old from Sydney slackens on her training, fitting in at least four sessions a week even with the holiday season just around the corner. Laura Dundovic won the Miss Universe beauty pageant in 2008 and has gone on to become a personal trainer, psychology major and TV presenter 'I do a mix of running and weights at the gym making sure I target all areas. I do a mix of strength and HIIT [High Intensity Interval Training],' she told FEMAIL. On days she uses a resistance band, Laura will do lateral band walks, banded squats, curtsy lunges, ankle jumping jacks, hip bridges and fire hydrants. These … [Read more...] about High intensity training, probiotics and a special salad dressing: Former Miss Universe Australia Laura Dundovic, 32, reveals her tricks for staying in shape over Christmas
Email PM By South-East Asia correspondent Liam Cochrane Updated September 29, 2017 17:09:53 Photo: The Rohingya are one of the world's most persecuted peoples, and hold no civil rights in Myanmar. (AP: Bernat Armangue) Related Story: UN decries 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar Related Story: 'They're a problem': Rohingya refugees face increasing hostility in Bangladesh Related Story: This man waited eight days in the baking sun for an ID card. But he's still not sure what it means Map: Myanmar Australia will continue its $300,000 military cooperation program with Myanmar despite allegations the army there has led a campaign of "textbook ethnic cleansing" against Rohingya Muslims.A top UN human rights official criticised the nation's "brutal security operation" against the Rohingya population earlier this month.But an Australian Department of Defence spokesperson said it was working with the Myanmar military to "promote professionalism and adherence … [Read more...] about Australia to continue military training in Myanmar despite ethnic cleansing allegations
A study conducted by Link Economics on behalf of Telstra found Australia has the most expensive broadband in the world, and when it slips to second place, Austria takes out top spot. Australia was the runaway leader for pricey 25Mbps plans, with its AU$45 monthly charge being 31% higher than the median fibre-to-the-node price, and 14% higher than the median fibre-to-the-home price. In the 50Mbps and 100Mbps categories, Australia handled the mantle to Austria, but in those instances the Austrian plans offered 80Mbps and 150Mbps. The study said Australia's 50Mbps pricing was 41% to 163% higher than comparable countries, and 73% and 280% higher for 100Mbps plans. Leaning on the study, Telstra CEO Andy Penn said in a blog post it was unprofitable for retailers to resell the (National Broadband Network) NBN at current prices. "An industry where wholesale prices result in zero margins for the downstream retail providers is unsustainable," Penn said. "It will result in … [Read more...] about Australia or Austria, the most expensive broadband plans belongs to one of them