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Jacinda Ardern has been accused of a cover-up by suspended Labour MP Gaurav Sharma in an explosive interview likely to cause more pain for the first-term parliamentarian.Dr Sharma now faces party expulsion next week, with the prime minister's office confirming the caucus would re-visit his partyroom membership at its next meeting.
“Strategic ambiguity” – the policy that has underpinned the West’s defence of Taiwan for half a century or more – rests on another ambiguity: Taiwan’s status in international law. And that status matters because it could help us answer three questions: does China have a legal right to restore control over its own territory by force? do Taiwan and its allies have a legal right to resist such an attack? might Taiwan even have the right to declare independence? The islands we know as Taiwan have be
Having sustainability front of mind may be part of the new normal many Australians are living following the onset of the pandemic, research shows.The lockdowns that confined millions of people to their homes and close communities caused many to make more considered day-to-day choices, the University of Queensland research suggests.
Australia's highest court has ruled Google is not legally responsible for defamatory news articles as it is not the publisher of such content.A majority of High Court justices on Wednesday found Google was not the publisher of a defamatory article by The Age about a Victorian lawyer, as it was a search engine that only provided hyperlinks to news stories.
Aldi shoppers have been warned about a new scam currently circulating on Facebook. Here's what you need to know.
Her family feared the worst when she was last seen going on a date. Find out what happened.
Critics of the Gelorup corridor project in Western Australia have called the possum's treatment brutal. Find out more
A gradual slowdown is expected in the construction of houses over the next three years due to rising interest rates, as well as land and labour shortages.However, the pipeline of work yet to be completed is likely to keep home building activity ticking along comfortably until mid-2023.
An urgent warning has been issued to Aussie parents trying to heat their homes after an incident that could have had a tragic outcome. Find out what happened here.
The friends say they're lucky to be alive after the ordeal on a busy Queensland motorway. Find out what happened.
Paying teachers more as they progress up the ladder will keep them from walking away from what is now a lonely profession of freelancers, a NSW parliamentary inquiry has heard.An upper house committee is investigating how to combat the shrinking supply of school teachers, a problem felt across the country that has now drawn the federal government's focus.
The 35-year-old's sister has revealed the mother's ongoing battle. Find out more.
Coles has announced it will trial a major change to its fresh produce aisle. Find out how the initiative will affect you.
Tasmania's Ashley Youth Detention Centre has a culture of brutality towards children, allowed alleged sexual abusers to continue working and has breached United Nations torture conventions, an inquiry has been told.A former detainee, known as Warren, said he was raped at least 20 times by one guard and sexually assaulted more than 50 times by other staff who withheld his ADHD medication until they abused him.
The Western Australian government admits it failed to meaningfully implement school attendance plans recommended following child suicides in the state's north.Education Minister Sue Ellery has apologised after an inquiry found serious deficiencies in the planning, implementation and oversight of the plans for students in Halls Creek who were identified as being at severe attendance risk.
Infrastructure and technology improvements and more driver training and education will be considered in a meeting of key stakeholders to improve safety on Adelaide's South Eastern Freeway.Next week's meeting comes after a shocking incident last month when an out-of-control truck smashed into multiple cars at an intersection at the base of the roadway, injuring nine people.
It was immediately clear to a midwife that Annie O'Brien had more than gastro when the pregnant mum was rushed from one Melbourne hospital to another.The lawyer and mother-of-one had taken herself to Holmesglen Private Hospital's emergency department with severe gastro symptoms on August 14, 2017.
Russia is blaming sabotage for explosions at one of its military bases in Moscow-annexed Crimea while Kyiv hinted it was responsible as Ukrainian officials said their strategy was to destroy supply lines supporting Russia's invasion.The blasts on Tuesday engulfed an ammunition depot at a military base in the north of the Crimean peninsula, disrupting trains and forcing the evacuation of 2000 people from a nearby village, according to Russian officials and news agencies.
Stories abound at the Broken Hill cemetery, the final resting place for legendary artists, miners, and victims of historic epidemics.Now people serving sentences for minor crimes are finding stories of their own, as they clean up the vast NSW outback cemetery left scarred by the drought and heavy rain.
Development checks on young children will be expanded across South Australia with the launch of two pilot programs.The programs will boost screening of children up to the age of five, with key checks at 12 and 18 months, as well as at two, three and four years old.