Magpies commonly swoop down in Australia, harassing people from August to October during their mating season. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Australian cyclist dies trying to avoid swooping magpie bird

  • The 76-year-old man fell off his bike and sustained serious head injuries
  • Magpies commonly swoop down in Australia, harassing people from August to October during their mating season
Topic |   Australia

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Magpies commonly swoop down in Australia, harassing people from August to October during their mating season. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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A construction site in central Sydney. The Reserve Bank of Australia, which delivered back-to-back rate cuts in June and July, has its work cut out given the official cash rate is already at an all-time low of 1 per cent. Photo: Reuters

Australian property recovery fails to boost wider economy

  • Australian economy is heading for 29th straight year of recession-free growth, but remains persistently weak
Topic |   International Property

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A construction site in central Sydney. The Reserve Bank of Australia, which delivered back-to-back rate cuts in June and July, has its work cut out given the official cash rate is already at an all-time low of 1 per cent. Photo: Reuters
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