Bishop: officials visit Perth teen in Bali
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Bishop: officials visit Perth teen in Bali
The 'vile' act outraged people from all over the world, who chipped into raise more than $30,000 for the boy. Read more.
Photo by Carlin Stiehl for The Boston Globe via Getty ImagesThe iconic Joni Mitchell’s recent surprise performance at the 2022 Newport Folk Festival prompted a world-wide outpouring of love and respect. This was her first musical performance since suffering from a brain aneurysm in 2015 that left her unable to walk and talk. Last year, she spoke of having polio as a child as “a rehearsal for the rest of my life”. The tributes for Mitchell celebrated her triumph from illness to recovery, but they
Collins Street in Melbourne's CBD throws up unique hazards for cyclists. See what they are worried about.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vegetable prices will return to normal, offering shoppers some relief. Find out when.
A concerned resident spotted a man behaving strangely in the bushes of a park in Western Australia. Read more.
The fallout from Australia criticising China's Taiwan retaliation continues with yet another scathing message. Find out more.
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
The child was found unresponsive following a concern for welfare check. Find out more.
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.
A heap of jelly-like eggs were found washed up on an Aussie beach, sparking curiosity. See the photos.
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.
Disturbing video has triggered a wave of people who say they'll never visit such attractions again.
A thief may now have herpes after the greedy act at a popular tourist spot in Tasmania. Read more.
The US tech heavy Nasdaq stock index fell after a dismal forecast from Micron Technology pulled chip and technology stocks lower.It came as markets await US inflation data that could lead the Federal Reserve to further tighten its aggressive plans to curb inflation.
Forcing women into top-level private health insurance for birth and pregnancy cover is a form of gender discrimination, the peak group for obstetricians claims.National Association of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists president Gino Pecoraro says it's the only service excluded from lower-level health insurance based on gender, and he's taken the matter to the Human Rights Commission.