Bees and bowlers upset Sri Lanka
Bees and bowlers upset Sri Lanka
World Cup favourites Brazil are racing to overcome injuries to key players as they prepare for their last-16 match against South Korea, after a heavily changed side lost 1-0 to Cameroon in their final group game.Talisman Neymar is still recovering from an ankle injury suffered in their opening win against Serbia, and they have only one specialist full-back available after left-back Alex Telles suffered a knee injury during the Cameroon defeat.
The English and maths curriculum will be overhauled in NSW schools to include a back-to-basics emphasis on grammar, punctuation, syntax and core numeracy.Education Minister Sarah Mitchell released the new school syllabuses on Monday, saying it would require a teaching overhaul.
Hundreds of people with a disability who had been forced to sit in hospital despite being ready for discharge have been able to leave.NDIS Minister Bill Shorten says an average of 1400 hospital beds across Australia every night contain people with a disability who are medically fit but unable to leave while waiting for their support package.
A Sydney mum is angry after what she found in her new apartment once the lease was signed. Find out more.
The Queensland premier will seek "adequate compensation" for any federal intervention in energy markets that hits the state's income.Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will meet with state premiers at national cabinet on Wednesday, with a cap on wholesale coal and gas prices expected to be a priority agenda item in an attempt to lower power bills.
A man has died after he was stabbed during an altercation in Melbourne's southeastern suburbs.Emergency services were called to St Kilda beach just after 7.
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Further details about what an Indigenous voice to parliament would look like and how it would impact communities will be released before the referendum.Indigenous Australians Minister Linda Burney said Australians would be "well informed" about what they were voting for when they go to the ballot box.
Queensland crop farmers need "enhanced" legal protections for their lands and livelihoods against sinking caused by coal seam gas production, a regulator says.The state's Gasfields Commission has recommended a legal overhaul in a report released on Monday after a probe into the impacts of subsidence on the Condamine plain, west of Toowoomba.
The Group of Seven price cap on Russian seaborne oil is now in force as the West tries to limit Moscow's ability to finance its war in Ukraine, but Russia says it will not abide by the measure even if it has to cut production.The price cap, to be enforced by the G7 nations, the European Union and Australia, comes on top of the EU's embargo on imports of Russian crude by sea and similar pledges by the United States, Canada, Japan and Britain.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa will not resign and will seek a second term as leader of the ruling African National Congress after allies rallied behind him to stay on, a spokesperson from the president's office says.Ramaphosa's position as the head of state came into question after an independent parliamentary panel said in a report he might have violated his oath of office in regards to millions of dollars in cash that was found at his private game farm.
A trucking boss charged over the deaths of four Victoria Police officers will still face trial on the Supreme Court despite the manslaughter charges being dropped.Connect Logistics manager Simiona Tuteru, 51, was due to stand trial in Victoria's Supreme Court last month charged over the deaths of the officers in the April 2020 Eastern Freeway collision.
Indonesia's highest volcano on its most densely populated island has released searing gas clouds and rivers of lava in its latest eruption.Monsoon rains eroded and finally collapsed the lava dome atop 3676m Mt Semeru, causing the eruption, according to National Disaster Management Agency spokesperson Abdul Muhari.
Police approached the car on the side of a NSW highway to check on the driver's welfare. See what they found.
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Sky-high living costs continue to crush household budgets, with a monthly inflation gauge picking up pace again.The one per cent lift in November recorded in the Melbourne Institute's monthly inflation gauge follows smaller increases in October and September.
A royal commission will investigate New Zealand's COVID-19 response, with Jacinda Ardern tapping Australian-based epidemiologist Tony Blakely to lead the review.The prime minister announced the commission on Monday, saying "the highest form of public inquiry is the right thing to do".
General practice will cease to exist unless there's a drastic overhaul of frontline medical services, the new head of Australia's peak body for GPs warns.Incoming Royal Australian College of General Practitioners president Nicole Higgins says she will spend her next two years advocating for dramatic change, with the organisation's 40,000 members "struggling" due to diminished funding and workforce shortages.
4 quake has hit Indonesia's West Java area at a depth of 118 kilometres, sending people running out of buildings.The country's geophysics agency BMKG said the quake, which struck on Saturday, has no tsunami potential.
Up to 70,000 new homes could be built in NSW as parts of the state are rezoned, with the premier saying he's "throwing everything at getting more houses built" as the cost of living continues to bite."Working with councils, rezoning is one important lever that we are pulling to get the ball rolling on more housing supply across our state," Premier Dominic Perrottet said on Monday.