NiE The shortest day

The day of the year that has the least daylight hours is known as the Winter Solstice.

The date of the shortest day and the longest night of the year in the Southern Hemisphere varies between June 20 and June 22. For example, it's on June 21 in 2015, but on June 20 in 2016.

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BRAIN STRAIN

9pm - If it were two hours later (11pm), it would be half as long until midnight as it would be if it were an hour later (10pm). 

WHAT'S NEWS

1. Ron Clarke

2. Melbourne

3. The Red Team - Ayden and Jess


'Can of worms': Councillor worried about donation precedent

premium_icon 'Can of worms': Councillor worried about donation precedent

A donation to a young teen has raised worries of a new precedence.

RAIDS: Weapons, illicit drugs seized in Whitsundays

premium_icon RAIDS: Weapons, illicit drugs seized in Whitsundays

Five people charged after series of raids at multiple residences.

Anti-protest laws set to be passed

premium_icon Anti-protest laws set to be passed

Controversial laws outlawing lock-on devices look to be passed today