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Australia will bankroll research into ultra low-cost solar panels to slash the price of uptake and cut carbon emissions.The Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics will train more graduates and hire more researchers using the $45 million Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) grant announced on Friday.
More time behind bars is not the silver bullet to stop Queensland children committing serious crimes, the head of the state's Youth Justice Taskforce says.The issue has been highly politicised in the state following the deaths of a young couple and their unborn child, killed last year by a 17-year-old driving a stolen car.
A cinema's 'warning' to parents about a one-second scene in the new Lightyear movie has infuriated social media users. Find out more.
Ghislaine Maxwell has urged a US judge not to admit testimony from four female accusers at her sentencing for aiding the financier Jeffrey Epstein's sexual abuse of underage girls.In a Friday letter to Circuit Judge Alison Nathan, who presided over Maxwell's trial and will sentence the British socialite, Maxwell's lawyer Bobbi Sternheim said it would be "unduly prejudicial" to publicise the women's "victim impact statements" or consider them when imposing sentence.
Melbourne Vixens coach Simone McKinnis is counting on her side to carry the momentum from their barnstorming preliminary final finish over the Giants into the Super Netball decider against West Coast Fever.The minor premiers were in serious danger of bombing out of the post-season with two straight home losses after being outscored 40-23 by the visitors through the second and third quarters of Saturday's grand final qualifier at John Cain Arena.
He beat 3000 other dogs, who were graded on appearance, temperament, size and coat. Source: Reuters
With synthetic lawns set to replace grass across an iconic US city, an Australian expert has raised several concerns residents should be worried about.
Over 1000 excited and boisterous participants clad in colourful T-shirts gathered at Sydney's Opera House to launch next year's WorldPride.A global festival celebrating sexual diversity held in various cities since 2000, WorldPride has chosen Sydney as its 2023 host to mark 45 years since the city held Australia's first Mardi Gras march on June 24, 1978.
Five naked and intoxicated students walking back to their university late at night were threatened by a man with a pistol and hit with a piece of wood.In jailing their assailant in the Wagga Wagga District Court on Friday, Judge Gordon Lerve said the ordeal must have been terrifying for each of the Charles Sturt University victims.
A former top-ranking NSW public servant has been named to helm a departmental probe into the controversial appointment of John Barilaro as the state's US trade commissioner.The former NSW Nationals leader has been blocked from starting the $500,000 a year post he created as trade minister until a parliamentary inquiry examines the circumstances of the appointment, with its first hearing on Wednesday.
Synthetic alternatives are replacing natural lawns. Source: Reuters
Former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is maintaining his lead over the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro ahead of Brazil's October presidential election.Lula drew 47 per cent support according to a Datafolha opinion poll released on Thursday, against Bolsonaro's 28 per cent.
A new video has emerged showing the moment a murder-victim named her killer days before she died. Read more.
A Coles customer has praised a staff member who went above and beyond for her. Find out why her day was made.
Qantas chief Alan Joyce has talked up Western Australia's tourism potential as the reopened state prepares to welcome new direct overseas flights.The national carrier will resume flights between Perth and Johannesburg from November 1, reconnecting WA with South Africa for the first time since 2020.
Victoria's ministerial newcomers will be sworn in at Government House after being unveiled on the weekend as part of a cabinet reshuffle.Premier Daniel Andrews unveiled a new-look frontbench on Saturday and crowned a new deputy premier as the government gears up for the November state election.
American fan-favourite Sha'Carri Richardson has failed to advance in the women's 100m at the US championships, stunning onlookers and ending her hopes of competing in the event at the worlds.Richardson got off to a rough start and never fully recovered, walking past members of the media after finishing fifth in her heat in 11.
Queensland has committed to building a series of large scale batteries as it draws closer to a 50 per cent renewable energy target by 2030.The latest announcement includes a 400MWh battery at Greenbank in the southeast, the largest in the Sunshine State so far.
Russia has launched artillery and air strikes on the Ukrainian twin cities of Sievierodonetsk and Lysychansk, hitting a chemical plant where hundreds of civilians are trapped.Serhiy Gaidai, governor of the Luhansk region, said Russian forces attacked Sievierodentsk's industrial zone on Friday and also attempted to enter and blockade Lysychansk.
The toddler suffered from a respiratory illness believed to be RSV, which is currently affecting thousands of children. Source: Channel 9 / Today