THE Royal Newcastle Aero Club and its chief flying instructor, Phil Unicomb, will be presented with accolades in a special ceremony today after taking out two categories in the inaugural Wings Award for Australian general aviation.
It is the cheat sheet at the centre of the Macquarie Private Wealth scandal that the millionaires' factory and the corporate regulator, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, refuses to confirm or deny exists.
As the minister for finance Mathias Cormann gets set to ram through his amendments to financial advice reforms, the issue of low educational requirements and institutionalised cheating on exams is still to be resolved.
Investment bankers I met on Wall Street told me that for now, animal spirits had returned to the market.
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has used a meeting in Sydney to warn that the economic damage caused by the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa could escalate dramatically unless the international response is immediately ramped up.
To its critics it has confirmed their views - and to its investors it is all a monumental media beat-up.
Two adjoining properties at the super-prominent south-west corner of the Melbourne CBD Hoddle Grid are speculated to be selling to a high-rise builder for about $50 million.
The Old Colonialists Association of Victoria, Rushall Park, in North Fitzroy, is one of Melbourne's best-kept secrets, maybe not for locals. Founded by William Coppin in 1870 for early pioneers as a refuge for early pioneers who had fallen on difficult times, the heritage-listed time capsule is a showcase of some of the city's finest architectural styles; including terraces, arts and craft-style homes and later Californian Bungalows. While the triangular-shaped site has been thoughtfully expanded over the years, there was a small pocket of development in the 1960s that 'under-delivered' in quality. "They were fairly ordinary buildings, a hostel and nursing home that were quite prosaic," says Architect Peter Williams, Director of Williams Boag Architects.
Major sporting events including the AFL Grand Final are set to boost demand for hotel accommodation in Melbourne in the next few months.
Makeover reveals shopping mecca, says Carolyn Cummins.