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A Hong Kong cargo ship that was left stricken in heavy seas off the coast of NSW has docked safely in Port Botany after a multi-day operation to the relief of the crew on board.The bulk carrier Portland Bay was towed into Botany Bay in Sydney's south on Wednesday afternoon following an order from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) for it to be brought to port.
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A shopper has wowed fellow Aussies with footage of a spotless Woolies store. Find out why people are amazed.
Flood-hit communities could be in for more bad weather with forecasters warning winter and spring could be wetter than average.The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a new update on two important drivers of Australia's climate.
Former home affairs minister Karen Andrews has criticised the Albanese government when it comes to China, despite her own government's failures with Beijing.
Senior Liberals have suggested quotas for female representation could be part of a suite of measures to make the party more competitive at the next election.Former defence minister Linda Reynolds and former home affairs minister Karen Andrews said greater gender parity would be a way of restoring voter confidence.
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Macau has reported 89 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total to more than 900 infections since mid-June as authorities in the world's biggest gambling hub race to contain its largest outbreak since the pandemic began.More than 13,000 people are under quarantine in the Chinese special administrative region, which has effectively shut down to limit the spread of the virus.
For just one dollar, Ian Andrew Phillips bought the management rights to a Queensland resort.But Phillips ultimately paid a heavy price, losing "everything" after being jailed for taking almost $220,000 from a trust account over two years from 2017 in a bid to cover business expenses.
This week's wet weather in NSW is bad news for the supermarket food supply chain. Find out how it will affect you.
Russian forces have struck targets across Ukraine's eastern Donetsk region to prepare the path for an expected armoured thrust to try to take more territory as the five-month-old war entered a new phase.The strikes, reported by the region's local governor and the Russian military, followed Moscow's capture of the Ukrainian city of Lysychansk on Sunday, a move that handed it total control of the Luhansk region, one of its main war aims.
Victoria's pandemic declaration has been extended for another three months as the state passes 4000 COVID-19 deaths.The declaration was due to expire before midnight on July 12 but has been extended until at least October 12.
South Australians are being urged to wear masks more often to help combat a looming spike in COVID-19 cases, which is expected to put more pressure on the state's already-stretched hospital system.But there will be no widespread mandates despite updated modelling confirming case numbers are likely to top 5000 a day within the next few weeks after the recent arrival of the latest Omicron strains.
The NSW government is overfunding well-off private schools by hundreds of millions of dollars while underfunding the state's public schools by billions per year, according to a new report.The NSW Teachers Federation-commissioned report estimates the state government will overfund private schools by around $850 million in the five-year period from 2019 to 2023.
ShutterstockAn unvaccinated toddler from the far north coast of New South Wales is in intensive care after catching respiratory diphtheria (diphtheria of the throat). A six-year-old close family contact is also infected. These are the first cases of respiratory diphtheria in children seen in Australia since 1992. What is diphtheria and how is it spread? Diphtheria is a potentially deadly infection caused by toxins produced by certain strains of Corynebacterium bacteria. Respiratory diphtheria ca
A couple parked outside their home for decades, until they received a $2100 fine for doing just that.
The woman said her symptoms were dismissed as being 'food poisoning'.
Traditional custodians Raylene Cooper and Josie Alec spoke with Yahoo News Australia ahead of their speeches before the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Interview: Michael Dahlstrom
The sister of an eight-year-old girl who died after allegedly being denied medical treatment says her family is in a religious group that believes "God heals".Twelve people have faced court in Queensland charged with the murder of Elizabeth Struhs west of Brisbane six months ago.