Aussies still paying too much for petrol
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Aussies still paying too much for petrol
This is certainly not what the Canberra customer ordered.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has almost doubled its profits in 2021/22 to a record $US760 million ($A1.The US-listed company owns News Corp Australia, as well as numerous mastheads in the US and UK, alongside book publisher HarperCollins and a majority stake in real estate advertising company REA Group.
The current wave of COVID-19 has peaked in Queensland as the number of patients in hospital with the virus drops weeks earlier than expected.Health authorities had warned of a total hospital caseload of around 1660 in late August, but Chief Health Officer John Gerrard says the state hit a peak of 1123 on July 26.
Queensland will set up a task force to help protect the state's livestock from "unprecedented biosecurity risks" amid the threat of foot and mouth disease on Australia's doorstep.More than 450,000 cases of the disease have reportedly been recorded in Indonesia and thousands of infected cattle have been slaughtered.
The federal government has backed in a pay rise for aged care workers, outlining support for an increase in the minimum wage in the sector to the Fair Work Commission.While the submission does not specify an exact amount for how much wages should rise, the government said it supported a boost.
The federal government is promising to lead from the top when it comes to tackling Australia's homelessness crisis.Housing and Homelessness Minister Julie Collins has committed to a national plan, shifting away from tackling the issue on a state-by-state basis.
A motorcyclist pulled over for speeding has told police they have "no authority" over him during a four minute rant. Find out what happened.
A heap of jelly-like eggs were found washed up on an Aussie beach, sparking curiosity. See the photos.
Refugee and migrant women's experiences of sexual harassment in the workplace will be investigated for the first time in a national study.The Monash University project, launched on Tuesday, will explore what challenges these women face and how those obstacles differ from others in society.
The NSW Labor opposition will seek to expand an inquiry into former deputy premier John Barilaro's appointment to a US trade job to look at other lucrative overseas-based roles.An upper house inquiry is currently probing how Mr Barilaro landed the $500,000 a year New York role amid criticism over the propriety of the appointment.
Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group have declared a truce, raising hopes of an end to the most serious flare-up on the Gaza frontier in more than a year.Israeli forces pounded Palestinian targets through the weekend, triggering rocket attacks against its cities, which largely tapered off by the time the truce came into effect at 2330 on Sunday (0630 on Monday AEST).
Walking around the dark corridors of Sydney's Newmarch House hearing cries for help from residents was like being in a horror movie, an inquest has been told.Giving evidence about her experience during a COVID-19 outbreak in April and May 2020, nurse Lorena Bestrin said she was overwhelmed with work amidst an influx of agency staff unfamiliar with the Anglicare-run home or its residents.
Crown Resorts’ striking new A$2 billion casino on Sydney’s Barangaroo Point opens its doors to gamblers for the first time this week. But only if they are “VIPs”. Its licence to operate remains conditional, after being found unfit to run a casino by the inquiry headed by former Supreme Court judge Patrica Bergin. Victorian and Western Australian inquiries into Crown’s Melbourne and Perth casinos reached the same conclusion. Agreements have been made, directors have resigned, major shareholder Ja
The fallout from Australia criticising China's Taiwan retaliation continues with yet another scathing message. Find out more.
Declan Tingay has had to settle for silver after being overtaken by Canadian veteran Evan Dunfee in the final lap of the men's 10,000m race walk at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.Tingay looked to have the gold medal in his keeping when he broke away from the lead group with 10 laps to go in Sunday's final at Alexander Stadium.
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The S&P; 500 has ended lower, weighed down by Tesla and other technology-related stocks after a solid jobs report torpedoed recent optimism that the Federal Reserve might let up its aggressive campaign to reign in decades-high inflation.Data showed US employers hired far more workers than expected in July, the 19th straight month of payrolls expansion, with the unemployment rate falling to a pre-pandemic low of 3.
Detective Superintendent Andrew Massingham described how two bodies were discovered at a home in Stretton, south of Brisbane.
Peter Bol and Abbey Caldwell have further confirmed Australia's rising status in world middle-distance running as the green and gold squad claimed overall track and field bragging rights at the Commonwealth Games.Pre-race favourite Bol finished second behind Kenyan Wycliffe Kinyamal in the men's 800m and Caldwell pocketed a surprise bronze in the women's 1500m on the final night of competition at Alexander Stadium.
The mother's contractions began just 20 minutes into the flight. Find out more.