Bishop, Frydenberg at UN climate talks
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Bishop, Frydenberg at UN climate talks
One Sydney supermarket customer has questioned what chemicals are used on fruit after a 'horrifying' find. Read more.
Paul Miller/AAPNew analysis this week found strong fuel efficiency standards would have saved Australia A$5.9 billion in fuel costs and emissions equal to a year’s worth of domestic flights if the policy was adopted in 2015. The finding, by think-tank the Australia Institute, puts further pressure on the new federal government to bring our fuel efficiency standards in line with Europe and other developed nations. Unlike other comparable countries, Australia does not have fuel efficiency standard
A senior Ukrainian official has suggested a series of explosions at a Russian air base in Crimea could have been the work of partisan saboteurs, as Kyiv denied any responsibility for the incident deep inside Russian-occupied territory.The adviser to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy also suggested Russian incompetence as a possible cause of Tuesday's blasts.
A heap of jelly-like eggs were found washed up on an Aussie beach, sparking curiosity. See the photos.
New Zealand conservationists are cheering a bumper kakapo breeding season, boosted by artificial insemination of the rare parrot.With 55 kakapo chicks reaching 150 days old, the official population now stands at 252 birds, the highest tally since the 1970s.
An investigation is underway into the death of a 47-year-old man on the side of a road in Adelaide amid claims he waited more than 40 minutes for an ambulance after suffering chest pains.The Ambulance Employees Association says the man died on Monday afternoon.
The coalition has warned a potential pay rise for aged care workers could lead to some providers having to compromise the services they provide.As the government wrote a submission to the wages umpire calling for an increase to minimum pay for workers in the sector, Aged Care Minister Anika Wells suggested such an increase could be "stepped out" over a period of time.
Collins Street in Melbourne's CBD throws up unique hazards for cyclists. See what they are worried about.
Dan Himbrechts/AAP The much-debated term “neoliberalism” again entered the political debate last week, with Greens leader Adam Bandt using a National Press Club speech to decry neoliberalism in the Labor Party. Bandt claimed that since the Keating and Hawke governments, Labor has adopted neoliberalism by “privatising public services, cutting taxes for the wealthy and adopting more austerity”. Keating hit back, calling Bandt “a bounder and distorter of political truth”, angrily rejecting suggesti
Former US president Donald Trump has tried to turn the news that the FBI had searched his Florida estate to his benefit, citing the investigation in text messages and emails soliciting political donations from his supporters.The unprecedented search marked a significant escalation of the federal investigation into whether Trump illegally removed records from the White House as he was leaving office in January 2021.
Lamont Dozier, the middle man in the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced "You Can't Hurry Love," "Heat Wave" and dozens of other hits and helped make Motown an essential record company of the 1960s and beyond, has died at age 81.Dozier's death was confirmed on Tuesday by Paul Lambert, who helped produce the stage musical "The First Wives Club" that Holland-Dozier-Holland wrote for.
A concerned resident spotted a man behaving strangely in the bushes of a park in Western Australia. Read more.
Vegetable prices will return to normal, offering shoppers some relief. Find out when.
A woman yelled out "thank you" from the back of the court after a Queensland man was committed to stand trial for murder.Paul Anthony Quinlan was arrested in May 2020 after Scott Pilton was found with life-threatening facial injuries at a home on the 400-resident Lamb Island, off Brisbane.
Allied health worker shortages across the country could put Australians living with a disability at risk of slipping through the cracks, a new report says.High staff turnover rates, lack of permanent work and reduced hours are contributing to a worker shortage in the sector, the report conducted by the peak body for disability says.
Legislation has been drafted to relax South Australia's Sunday trading laws, allowing shops to open earlier.The changes will also allow all shops across metropolitan Adelaide to trade on Boxing Day.
A thief may now have herpes after the greedy act at a popular tourist spot in Tasmania. Read more.
Nazi symbols are one step closer to be being banned in NSW after legislation criminalising their use passed the state parliament's lower house on Tuesday.It follows a ban of the Nazi swastika in Victoria, and pledges by the Queensland and Tasmanian governments to prohibit the hate symbol.
Choking back tears, New Zealand MP Sam Uffindell has asked voters for a second chance following revelations of a historic boarding school bashing that led to his expulsion.Mr Uffindell will stay in parliament and the opposition National partyroom after leader Chris Luxon declared the 38-year-old a "changed man" since the 1999 assault.
The FBI raid could ultimately mean Donald Trump won't be able to run for president again – or it could play right into his hands.