All-woman expedition heads to Antarctica
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All-woman expedition heads to Antarctica
An Australian firm has announced a partnership with a global leader in encryption technology to roll out the nation's first sovereign quantum encryption service.AUCloud is one of a handful of companies trusted by governments worldwide to host secure sovereign cloud services.
A disaster expert has outlined key issues which the Pacific island nation could now face.
Tasmania is removing coronavirus testing and travel registration requirements for fully vaccinated people arriving from interstate.Premier Peter Gutwein announced the change would be in place from midnight on Tuesday.
Awaiting rescue, the woman appeared to snap photos seconds before her car went under. See how close she came to a tragic incident.
Ukraine's former president Petro Poroshenko has landed in Kyiv to face treason charges in a case he says was trumped up by allies of his successor, Volodymyr Zelenskiy.In a brief stand-off at border control after arriving on a flight from Warsaw on Monday, Poroshenko accused border guards of taking away his passport.
As the aged care sector faces ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks and staff shortages, providers want the Australian Defence Force called in to assist.But Prime Minister Scott Morrison says defence personnel are "not a surrogate aged care workforce".
A nurse in Italy was caught giving out fake Covid-19 vaccinations after police set up a hidden camera. See the footage the police shared.
The federal government is "extremely concerned" about the health of detained Australian man Yang Hengjun on the eve of his third year in a Chinese prison.Dr Yang, 56, was detained by Chinese authorities in January 2019 at Guangzhou Airport before being charged with espionage in October 2020.
Tonga's government has confirmed three fatalities in its first official update since Saturday's volcanic eruption and tsunami, and says the evacuation of some outlying islands has begun after the destruction of homes, including an entire village on Mango island.In a statement on Tuesday, the prime minister's office confirmed the deaths of a 65-year-old woman on Mango Island and a 49-year-old man on Nomuka Island, in addition to a British national.
More than $8 million in federal government funding will be spent on the beleaguered agricultural show industry to ensure the show goes on for its showmen and women.With around 700 Australian ag shows cancelled since the pandemic began, many of the showmen and women who travel the circuit have been left struggling.
Emily Morse chalked up her persistent back pain to sitting hunched over her computer for eight hours a day. She's now fighting for her life. Read more.
Influenza has returned to Europe at a faster-than-expected rate this winter after almost disappearing last year, raising concerns about a prolonged "twindemic" with COVID-19 amid doubts about the effectiveness of flu vaccines.Lockdowns, mask-wearing and social distancing that have become the norm in Europe during the COVID-19 pandemic knocked out flu last winter, temporarily eradicating a virus that globally kills about 650,000 a year, according to EU figures.
Find out how a scorpion ended up on a woman's Aldi broccoli and how she handled the surprise discovery.
Danielle Shapiro had acid reflux after the feast Source: TikTok/ Danielleshap
The Philippines' election commission has thrown out a petition seeking to bar the son of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos from running in this year's election, one of several complaints filed to prevent his presidential bid.The petition had sought to invalidate the candidacy of Ferdinand Marcos Junior, who has emerged as a clear favourite, after accusing him of misrepresenting his eligibility because of a prior tax conviction.
Federal funds of $20 million have been set aside to further boost Australia's efforts to combat pests and weeds.The multi-million dollar package will be matched by Australia's states and territories to reduce the impact on agriculture, wildlife and the environment.
An "exploitative" NSW doctor has been found guilty of professional misconduct after he offered a teenage receptionist $200 to have sex with him, the state's Health Care Complaints Commission has ruled.Rashid Iqbal, who qualified as a medical practitioner in Nigeria in 2001 before moving to Australia and registering as a NSW doctor in 2013, was found by the commission to have offered the 19-year-old woman $200 for sex after she rebuffed his advances in January 2018.
The woman posted a video begging the Victorian government to reconsider the ban of IVF treatment in Victoria. Watch the heartbreaking video here.
Western Australia's government is facing fresh calls to release updated COVID-19 modelling as community events are cancelled ahead of the border reopening.Less than three weeks remain until the February 5 border transition plan, which is underpinned by projections made before the Omicron variant emerged.
The rabbi caught up in the Texas synagogue stand-off has described how he escaped by throwing a chair at the British gunman holding him hostage.Malik Faisal Akram, originally from Blackburn in Lancashire, was shot dead when the FBI stormed Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville on Saturday night.