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Sarah Klau has planted a marker for Commonwealth Games selection with a match-winning performance in the NSW Swifts' 54-40 Super Netball victory against the Adelaide Thunderbirds at Ken Rosewall Arena.The Swifts are now one of four teams on 16 premiership points who are fighting for the last two spots in the finals behind pacesetters West Coast Fever and Melbourne Vixens.
Labor's housing policy is "total chaos" and shows they haven't learned during their time in opposition, the deputy prime minister says.Campaigning in Darwin on Monday, where the Nationals hope to snag Lingiari from retired long-term Labor MP Warren Snowdon, Barnaby Joyce likened Labor's election bid to a children's game.
The Australian share market has closed modestly higher, putting together a two-day winning streak for the first time this month.The benchmark S&P;/ASX200 index closed on Monday up 17.
Former Somali leader Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has won the presidency again in voting by parliamentarians in an airport hangar protected by blast walls from Islamist insurgents whom he must now fight for a second time.The 66-year-old, who ruled from 2012 to 2017, reversed the previous election to defeat incumbent Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed by 214-110 votes on Sunday in a third-round run-off whose result was confirmed about midnight.
Finland's President Sauli Niinisto has confirmed his country will apply for membership of the NATO military alliance.Sunday's announcement came after Niinisto and Prime Minister Sanna Marin said on Thursday they both favoured NATO membership, in a major policy shift prompted by Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Scott Morrison has dismissed suggestions the Australian economy faces the risk of a recession at a time when figures this week could see the unemployment rate fall below four per cent.Recent volatility in global financial markets has been sparked by fears the US Federal Reserve will overshoot on lifting interest rates to combat heated inflation pressures in the US.
Russia says it has agreed to allow wounded Ukrainian soldiers from the bunkers below the besieged Azovstal steel works in Mariupol to be moved to a medical facility in the Russian-controlled town of Novoazovsk."An agreement has been reached on the removal of the wounded," the Russian defence ministry said in a statement.
The super ‘flower’ moon of May rose behind the ancient temple of Poseidon in Greece. This full moon is a supermoon, according to the almanac, and coincides with a total lunar eclipse, highly visible in the western hemisphere, which will turn the moon a reddish-brown.
The Collingwood Magpies have dealt the Queensland Firebirds a double blow by spoiling Gretel Bueta's milestone game while staging a 71-67 Super Netball ambush at Hobart's Mystate Bank Arena.Firebirds star Bueta fought back in the second half of her 100th national league game but it was not enough to prevent the Magpies seizing a major scalp and joining the Queenslanders in finals contention on four wins from 10 matches.
Natalie Barr, Ally Langdon blow up at Scott Morrison, Barnaby Joyce. Source: Sunrise
Labor leader Anthony Albanese would work quickly to establish a Voice to Parliament for Australia's Indigenous people should he become prime minister after the federal election.He says it is not about a third chamber for parliament but establishing politeness and good manners so that if there is an issue that affects the health, education, housing and lives of First Nations people they should be consulted.
Telephone voting for the federal election will be available for voters who are isolating due to coronavirus from Wednesday.New rules have been introduced allowing people in isolation to cast their vote over the phone.
The largest oil and gas industry event in Australia is being held as leading companies face accusations of dudding taxpayers.New analysis of tax data issued on Tuesday by an independent think tank found the firms paid almost no tax over the past seven years on income from Australian operations of $138 billion, sparking calls for a revamp to pay off post-pandemic budget deficits.
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Turkey's foreign minister says Sweden and Finland must stop supporting terrorist groups in their countries, provide clear security guarantees and lift export bans on Turkey as they seek membership in NATO.Speaking after a NATO foreign ministers meeting in Berlin, Mevlut Cavusoglu said he met his Swedish and Finnish counterparts and all were seeking to address Turkey's concerns.
The Northern Territory's new chief minister Natasha Fyles has hit the ground running in her first week in office with a promise to tackle social issues and their causes.Alcohol abuse, domestic and sexual violence and property crime have all soared in recent years.
Sweden will formally apply for NATO membership in the next few days, Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson says but its accession process, and that of Finland, hit a snag when NATO member Turkey's president said he would not approve either bid.Sweden and Finland need each of NATO's 30 members to approve their applications.
Australia's longest road tunnel is set for the Blue Mountains as part of upgrades to better connect western NSW to the state's coastal capital.The planned 11-kilometre tunnel will stretch from Blackheath to Little Hartley, bypassing Mount Victoria.
Police have fatally shot a gunman after a stand-off at Ipswich, southwest of Brisbane.Officers freed a woman as they attempted to negotiate with the 27-year-old man before it's alleged he made threats and was shot on Sunday.