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Aussie comedians remember Harold Ramis
Aussie comedians remember Harold Ramis
The new addition inside stores is set to transform the way Aussies shop at Aldi. Find out more about the changes.
The butterflies have flown from the United States and Canada to Mexico to escape the winter cold. Source: Reuters
A South Australian woman convicted of taking steps to join terror group Islamic State has learnt a "very salutary lesson" after spending time in jail and almost two years under a strict control order, the Federal Court has been told.In a hearing on Tuesday, counsel Dominic Agresta said any ongoing risk posed by Zainab Abdirahman-Khalif was low and any manifestation of that risk, such as relapsing and viewing extremist material online, was equally low.
The USA Power Lotto is offering Aussies the chance to win $400 million in Tuesday's draw. Find out how to enter the draw through the Lottery Office today.
Thousands of Victorians were unjustly and inhumanely denied a COVID-19 border exemption to return from NSW to farewell dying loved ones, get medical care or start jobs, says Victorian Ombudsman Deborah Glass.Of 33,252 applications to the Department of Health permit scheme from July 9 to September 14, when the probe was launched, only eight per cent were granted.
Cigarette butts are the most littered object in Australia and researchers are proposing a new strategy to tackle the problem. Find out their plan.
French far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour has promised a "reconquest" against decades of decline at his first political rally, as scuffles with anti-racism protesters broke out on its fringes."If I win this election, it won't be another rotation of power but a reconquest of the greatest country in the world," Zemmour said in a nearly hour-and-a-half-long speech on Sunday.
Ambulance Victoria staff are fighting their terminations over a failure to comply with the state's COVID-19 vaccination mandates.Unvaccinated staff, including 25 paramedics, were notified this week their employment with Ambulance Victoria would end.
A boat has been filmed crashing into the shore in Perth's suburb of Mindari. Source: Crayfishing WA / Facebook
Victoria's chief health officer is talking up the safety of Pfizer's paediatric COVID-19 vaccine as his state and others wait final clearance for five- to 11-year-olds.The young cohort is to soon become eligible for the vaccine after it was provisionally approved by the nation's medicines regulator, the Therapeutic Goods Administration.
Three new cases of COVID-19 linked to the Omicron variant have been detected in the ACT.It takes the number of Omicron cases in the national capital to five.
The Reserve Bank does not believe the emergence of Omicron will derail the economic recovery as Australians more broadly look set to spend big in the run-up to Christmas.But the International Monetary Fund believes uncertainty around the economic outlook remains high, warning renewed domestic virus outbreaks would pose downside risks to economic growth.
Western Australia will reopen its borders before the widespread vaccination of younger children but it won't come soon enough to rescue the fifth Ashes Test.WA's strict border regime had already loomed as an insurmountable barrier to hosting the event before Cricket Australia made it official on Monday, saying it was "not possible to align the respective priorities" of the various stakeholders.
South Australian authorities remain "cautiously optimistic" the state's borders can remain open despite ongoing concern with the new Omicron COVID-19 variant, Police Commissioner Grant Stevens says.The state's transition committee met on Tuesday and Mr Stevens says it is still waiting on more information related to the impact of the new strain.
Ex-servicemen who last saw battle half a century ago were the only voices being heard on critical policy decisions while younger veterans who had fought "very different wars" were being ignored.Sunshine Coast Young Veterans president, Peter Kennedy, has told a royal commission that Vietnam veterans were the only ex-servicemen organisations that had a seat on the national Ex-Service Organisations Round Table.
One of the scientists behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is warning that the next pandemic may be more contagious and more lethal unless more money is devoted to research and preparations to fight emerging viral threats.In excerpts released before a speech on Monday, Professor Sarah Gilbert says the scientific advances made in fighting deadly viruses "must not be lost" because of the cost of fighting the current pandemic.
Job advertising has risen sharply as COVID-19 lockdowns ease and now stands at its highest level in 13 years, suggesting a rapid fall in the unemployment rate is on the cards.The ANZ job ads series released on Monday jumped 7.
AUSTRALIAN VACCINATION NUMBERS:* There have been 39,750,841 doses administered in the national COVID-19 vaccination rollout up to Monday, including 86,870 in the previous 24 hours.* Of the total, 23,651,696 have been administered by the Commonwealth, an increase of 60,958 on the previous 24 hours.
Tribal clashes between Arabs and non-Arabs have killed at least 24 people in Sudan's western Darfur region, an aid group says.It was the latest bout of intercommunal violence to rock the conflict-stricken region.
Michael Lee, Author provided How did the crocodiles survive the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs? – Éamonn, age 5, Western Australia Hi Éamonn! This is a great question, and one many scientists have asked. There are two main reasons. First, crocodiles can live for a very long time without food. Second, they lived in places that were the least affected when the asteroid hit Earth. A battle-scarred saltwater crocodile resting near the Daintree River in North Queensland. Michael Lee When the aste