Passengers were stuck on a Sydney train at Auburn for two hours on Sunday, only being evacuated in the early hours of the morning.
Southeast Queensland's water supplier will back-pay staff more than $7 million after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found hundreds of its employees were underpaid over many years.Seqwater has entered into an enforceable undertaking with the ombudsman.
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Jury selection has begun in the trial of the founder of the Oath Keepers extremist group and four associates charged with seditious conspiracy, one of the most serious cases to emerge from the Jan.Amid complaints by lawyers for Stewart Rhodes and the others that they cannot get a fair jury in Washington, the judge began winnowing the pool of potential jurors who will decide the fate of the first January 6 defendants to stand trial on the rare Civil War-era charge.
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Foreign Minister Penny Wong has backed a "prompt, independent investigation" into the death of a young Iranian woman in custody.Mahsa Amini's death two weeks ago has sparked anti-government demonstrations across Iran, with protesters calling for the end of the Islamic clerical establishment.
Grotesque noises were broadcast over the plane's speaker system, leaving one passenger in stitches and others dying to solve the mystery. Read more.
The controversial cashless debit card is destined for the scrapyard, paving the way for thousands in remote communities to come off it next week.The card will become voluntary for people in Ceduna, Bundaberg, the East Kimberley and the Goldfields.
A prison officer has been stabbed at a maximum security jail in Melbourne.The man was taken to hospital with wounds to his upper body after the incident in the Metropolitan Remand Centre at Ravenhall on Thursday.
Australia's medical regulator has granted provisional approval for a Pfizer COVID-19 booster for children aged between six months and five years.The Therapeutic Goods Administration says the booster will protect against severe COVID-19 outcomes including hospitalisation and death.
New Zealand has offered in-principle support to an ambitious climate change treaty championed by Vanuatu which aims to phase out fossil fuels.Vanuatu President Nikenike Vurobaravu issued an emotional rallying call at the United Nations on Saturday (AEST), asking fellow nations to develop and commit to a fossil fuel non-proliferation treaty.
NSW's opposition and the unions have slammed a proposed shake up of the state's public schools that could see some expert teachers being paid up to $180,000 a year.A NSW government discussion paper released on Wednesday lays out a plan which would limit the most substantial pay packets to expert teachers.
Former Sydney Roosters and England star Adrian Morley is tipping the delayed Rugby League World Cup, which kicks-off in England next month, to be the most closely fought yet.Morley, who played in the 2000 and 2008 World Cups, believes the rise of Tonga and Samoa could make the 16th tournament - held over from last year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic - the most open in history.
The theft court case involving the woman who was embroiled in a texting saga with former Australian Test cricket captain Tim Paine has been further delayed by issues around information disclosure.Renee Ferguson is accused of stealing thousands of dollars and memberships from former employer Cricket Tasmania, where she worked as a receptionist from 2015-17.
While feeding Bruce Saunders into a woodchipper, Peter Koenig ensured his friend's legs were exposed so it looked like an accident, a court has heard.Gregory Lee Roser, 63, is on trial for murder after Mr Saunders, 54, died while working on a property north of Brisbane in November 2017.
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The Bank of England has sought to quell a fire-storm in the British bond market, saying it will buy as much government debt as needed to restore financial stability after chaos triggered by the new government's fiscal policy.Having failed to cool the sell-off with verbal interventions over the previous two days, the BoE announced an emergency move that it said would prevent the turmoil in markets from spreading through the country and seizing up credit flows.
British Prime Minister Liz Truss says she will stick to her controversial plan to reignite economic growth as she broke her silence following nearly a week of chaos in financial markets triggered by her huge tax cuts.A day after the Bank of England resumed its bond-buying in an emergency move to protect pension funds from partial collapse, Truss blamed the upheaval on Russia's invasion of Ukraine that has caused inflation to spike around the world.
The United States has begun a first-of-its-kind summit with Pacific island leaders, saying they had agreed a partnership for the future and holding out the prospect of "big dollar" help to a region where it hopes to stem China's expanding influence.Leaders from 12 Pacific island states were expected to take part in a two-day summit in Washington DC, with two more sending representatives, and Australia and New Zealand attending as observers.