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Hawthorn Football Club has been accused of unlawful discrimination by an ex-employee, who claims she was forced to resign due to alleged misconduct.Sophia Salmon-Abbott recently began legal proceedings against the Victorian AFL club, claiming she was isolated and demoted last year due to her mental health struggles.
Nicholas Evans, the British author who penned the bestselling novel "The Horse Whisperer," has died aged 72.United Agents said Evans died "suddenly" on August 9 following a heart attack.
Toddlers around the world have been the target of the prank.
An Adelaide grocer has made Aldi the butt of the joke in his latest take down of major supermarkets.
The last of Victoria's coal-fired power plants would be shut within the next decade if the Greens have their way, with experts saying the deadline may be feasible.A bill is expected to be introduced to state parliament on Tuesday, proposing Victoria's three remaining coal plants close by 2030, ahead of the current anticipated 2046 time frame.
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Cash-strapped Australians filling up at the fuel pump paid an extra $5 a week over the course of the past three months, according to new figures.The Australian Automobile Association's latest Transport Affordability Index, released on Sunday, shows average weekly fuel costs across the nation rose to $100.
An electrical fire swept through an Egyptian Coptic Christian church during Mass, causing a stampede and killing at least 41 people.The blaze started during a Sunday morning service in the Abu Sifin church in the city of Giza where about up to 1,000 people had gathered.
A pleasant day out by a babbling river turned into a sudden fight for survival as disaster struck. Watch the video.
Moderna's vaccine production factory will be based at Melbourne's Monash University under a 10-year deal inked with both state and federal governments.Up to 100 million mRNA vaccine doses will be produced each year under the manufacturing partnership, signed by Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews on Monday.
Just 12 days after Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, the US lawmakers have landed in Taiwan despite repeated warnings from China.
Federal Veterans' Affairs Minister Matt Keogh has paid tribute to the spirit of mateship at the site of what he called the "single greatest atrocity" committed against Australians in World War II.Monday marks Victory in the Pacific Day, commemorating the 77th anniversary of Japan's Emperor Hirohito announcing his country would accept the Allies' ultimatum it surrender unconditionally.
Global shares have struggled to advance while investors digested news of an unexpected cut in Chinese interest rates as data pointed to faltering growth in the world's second-largest economy, sending oil prices nearly two per cent lower.Weaker US stock index futures also weighed on sentiment, while a steadier dollar knocked gold.
Northern Territory schools to be hit by strike action this week will all remain open, authorities say.The NT Department of Education says it has been advised of the four-hour industrial action planned for Friday over the public sector's four-year pay freeze.
A convicted killer who remains adamant someone else murdered his wife 34 years ago will no longer be subjected to state supervision.The NSW Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a state government claim that Thomas Andrew Keir poses an unacceptable risk of committing another serious offence involving intimate partner violence.
Wall Street has closed higher as signs that inflation may have peaked in July increased investor confidence that a bull market could be under way and spurred the S&P; 500 and the Nasdaq to post their fourth straight week of gains.5 per cent from a mid-June low, with the latest gains coming from data this week showing a slower-than-expected rise in the consumer price index and a surprise drop in producer prices last month.
India will aim to become a developed nation within 25 years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said in a national day address, with policies to support domestic production in power, defence and digital technology.Speaking from the 17th-century Red Fort in New Delhi as India celebrates its 75th year of independence from British colonial rule, Modi on Monday exhorted youth to "aim big" and give their best years for the cause of the country.
A strong explosion tore through a popular market in Armenia's capital, killing at least one person, injuring 36 others and setting off a large fire.The early afternoon blast from a fireworks storage area at Surmalu market in Yerevan on Sunday sent a towering column of smoke over the centre of the capital.
New Zealand is making a fresh deployment of 120 troops to support Ukraine's defense.Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said New Zealand Defence Force personnel would head to the United Kingdom beginning this week to help train Ukrainian soldiers as the fight rages in the war against Russia.
Wes Mountain/The Conversation, CC BY-NDAustralia’s top economists are divided about how to tackle ballooning inflation of 6.1% that’s forecast to climb to a three-decade high of 7.75% by the end of the year. Three of the 48 leading economists surveyed by the Economic Society of Australia and The Conversation say Australia should be able to tolerate an inflation rate of 8% or higher. Seven expect inflation to fall back to an acceptable level without the need for any further action other than Rese