The famed building, also known as Centrepoint Tower, provides a guided 45-minute tour of the Skywalk Observation Deck. The tower stands at 1,014 feet tall and is "ranked as one of the safest buildings in the world", according to the Sydney Tower Eye's website. It was constructed in 2005, with the ability to withstand "earthquakes and extreme wind conditions." … [Read more...] about Woman Undos Harness, Falls 1,000 Feet From Sydney Tower During Skywalk Tour
The Sydney Harbour Bridge display will take place at 9 p.m. (5 a.m. EST) and at midnight (8 a.m. EDT). Live stream of the fireworks can be viewed on the ABC TV Facebook page and YouTube channel. The event can also be watched on ABC iview. The broadcast begins at 8.35 p.m. local time. You can also click here to watch it online. … [Read more...] about Sydney New Year’s Eve 2019 Live Stream: Watch Australia’s Massive Fireworks Display
Both Airbus and Boeing have pitched aircraft for the ultra long-haul routes, and Joyce said it was still not a "foregone conclusion" which plane will be chosen. A decision will be made on the validity of the flights at the end of the year. … [Read more...] about Qantas to test ‘ultra long-haul’ Sydney to NY, London flights
“Squire Sanders sees Sydney as a strategic financial and corporate hub in the Asia Pacific region, from which it will build upon its existing expertise in corporate and corporate finance, projects, infrastructure and taxation, as well as provide full service support for Australian and global clients in sectors such as media and entertainment, energy and resources, telecommunications, and chemicals,” says a firm press release today. … [Read more...] about Squire Sanders to Open an Office in Sydney
Although exactly what happened over the next 17 hours is still unclear, reports have said Dawson shielded Taylor, who is pregnant, from being shot, and sources have said that Johnson tried to grab the gun from Monis as he was falling asleep, according to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and CBS News. Police stormed the cafe after hearing gunfire inside. … [Read more...] about Lawyer and cafe manager killed in Sydney hostage siege hailed as heroes; why wasn’t suspect in jail?