India’s SpiceJet CFO resigns as losses widen

India’s SpiceJet Ltd (SPJT.NS) said on Wednesday its Chief Financial Officer Sanjeev Taneja had resigned, as the low-cost carrier posted a wider quarterly loss and faces increased scrutiny over mid-air incidents. The cash-strapped airline has struggled to make timely payments to vendors and lessors, prompting some to deregister planes. Meanwhile, some banks have internally categorised […]

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Channel Country is teeming with colour, with wet summer forecast to come

The sprawling waterways of Queensland’s Channel Country are a tapestry of colourful, vibrant wildflowers. Rain events from earlier in the year have sent down floodwaters that have awakened dormant seeds and blanketed the region in a kaleidoscope of flora. Diamantina Shire Council Mayor Robert Dare said the wildflowers were a unique sight for locals and […]

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Young readers give their verdicts for the Children’s Book Council of Australia’s Shadowers’ Choice awards

For the first time, the best Australian children’s books of the year have been decided by the young people reading them. The Children’s Book Council of Australia (CBCA) enlisted 2,000 children, some as young as five years old, to judge the best books of the year for early childhood, young readers and older readers. Following […]

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