18 killed in Syrian car bomb
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18 killed in Syrian car bomb
Forecasters are warning of an "extreme weather event" with a torrent of rain set to hit Sydney over the next three days. Find out what is happening.
The haunting last moments of Joshua James Connell, from Canberra, were captured on CCTV.
Defence Minister Richard Marles has vowed Australia will fix patrol vessels sent to Pacific island nations that were found to have potential faults.The Defence Department said it had advised the government of issues involving possible faults in the exhaust system of Guardian-class patrol boats.
Western Australia's government is promising an understanding approach as a ban on many single-use plastics comes into effect.WA is the first state or territory to ban thick plastic bags and unlidded containers under changes to be enforced from Friday.
Australia's carbon credits scheme will be independently assessed following concerns raised about its integrity.Energy and Climate Change Minister Chris Bowen on Friday announced the "comprehensive" review, to be led by former chief scientist Professor Ian Chubb.
With pandemic restrictions pretty much all but gone, NSW residents have been enjoying outdoor dining and the government is keen to keep businesses benefiting from the influx of diners.The hospitality industry can look forward to another 18 months of alfresco dining without the need to apply for special permits effectively cutting red tape.
Anti-terrorism powers available to NSW Police should be wound back because they aren't able to use them correctly, the law enforcement watchdog says.The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission's (LECC) latest tri-annual report on NSW Police's use of anti-terror powers has given a bruising assessment of the force's use of legislation.
A second dose of rail chaos is likely to hit Sydney commuters next week, with more union action threatened.The NSW government and the rail union failed to come to an agreement on Friday afternoon, after hopes for a deal emerged amid the travel disruption.
Libya has witnessed truly chaotic scenes as the country descends further into disarray.
The federal government is to provide almost $3 million to help restore and enhance 12,400 hectares of mangroves and saltmarsh habitats north of Adelaide.The project aims to restore natural tidal flows thereby improving the ecological health of local ecosystems.
Victorians can bank $250 if they shop around for a better energy deal, as the state's default offer rises amid rising expenses and inflation.From Friday, the one-off payment will open to all Victorian households who compare their energy deal through the Victorian Energy Compare website under an expanded state government program.
Voting in Papua New Guinea's national election begins on Monday, with police mounting a major security operation to stop a repeat of violence that saw more than 200 people killed during the island nation's last election five years ago.Voting will take place from July 4 to 22, with ballots airlifted to remote constituencies with assistance from the Australian Defence Force.
US President Joe Biden says the United States will provide another $US800 million ($A1.2 billion) in weapons and military aid to Ukraine, hailing the courage of Ukrainians since Russia invaded in February.
A real estate agent has been picked to sell the multimillion-dollar mansion owned by missing Sydney fraudster Melissa Caddick.The investment broker disappeared in November 2020, hours after the Australian Federal Police and Australian Securities and Investments Commission raided her Dover Heights home.
West Australian authorities are investigating the death of a woman who had earlier sought mental health assistance at a Pilbara hospital.WA Country Health Service has confirmed the woman attended Hedland Health Campus in the Pilbara region prior to her death but declined to provide further details.
A man from Canberra had a very sweet story behind his winning Powerball numbers that saw him claim $60 million.
Workers will see a boost to their superannuation contributions as the new financial year brings key policy changes.From Friday, the guaranteed superannuation rate will rise from 10 to 10.
Religious and ethnic leaders from across Afghanistan have discussed girls' education at a gathering organised by the country's Taliban rulers - but without any women taking part.It was the first such meeting since the hardline Islamist group took over Afghanistan last August as foreign forces withdrew, a change in power that raised international concern about a curtailment of women's rights.
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Engin Akyurt/UnsplashThe federal government has released a new A$11 million ad campaign urging Australians to “take on winter” by getting COVID boosters and influenza vaccines, as well as promoting COVID vaccination for children. The ads come at a crucial time. COVID booster vaccination rates have plateaued at 70% and only about 40% of children aged 5-11 have had two doses. Yet COVID boosters – a third dose for most adults, or fourth dose for people over 65 years and in high risk groups – are cr