Tax breaks promised by Australian Prime Minister as election fast approaches

Wednesday, July 14, 2010 In her first election promise, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard specifically offered parents tax breaks of up to A$800 to cover the school uniforms of their children. Gillard aims to pledge $220 million over four years to expand the current tax breaks to cover refunds each worth $390 for primary school […]

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Billboard holds benefit Oscar party for Children Uniting Nations

Tuesday, February 27, 2007 Wikimedia Commons has more media related to: 79th Annual Academy Awards Children Uniting Nations/Billboard afterparty Professional photographer John B. Mueller was at the Children Uniting Nations/Billboard Academy Awards afterparty red carpet, taking photos for Wikinews. It is one of the largest events, following only the Vanity Fair and Elton John AIDS […]

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New Zealand airlines relax knife regulations

Saturday, October 1, 2005 New Zealand has relaxed the safety rules imposed on internal airlines in 2002, once more allowing passengers to carry pocket knives with blades less than 60mm long and knitting needles. Other larger items remain banned, including ice-skates, pool cues, hockey sticks, skateboards, cricket bats and harpoons. Other countries more at risk […]

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Gunman on the loose in Melbourne

Monday, June 18, 2007 Police in Melbourne, Australia are on the hunt for a gunman who killed a man and injured two others in the city’s central business district this morning. Officials warned all office workers to remain indoors, and train services to Flinders Street Station were temporarily on hold, as investigations were carried out […]

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Wikinews interviews Kristian Hanson, producer-director of indie horror film ‘Sledge’

Thursday, October 23, 2014 Just days away from Halloween, Wikinews interviewed Kristian Hanson, producer-director of independent slasher film Sledge. The film has been a recent source of discussion in horror fan circles, primarily due to its production budget of only US$800. Sledge is Hanson’s fourth film to direct, according to Internet Movie Database. Retrieved from […]

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