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The NSW premier has invoked a taco ad's tagline while defending the snubbing of Roads Minister Natalie Ward after she failed to move into the Liberal Party's safest seat.Ms Ward, an upper house MP and one of three Liberal women in cabinet, lost a preselection contest on Monday night for the seat of Davidson to former premier Mike Baird' s ex-staffer Matt Cross.
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The fight over contentious changes to workplace laws that include multi-employer bargaining is coming to a head as the government rams them through before Christmas.The Senate sat late into Wednesday night to handle the legislation, which is destined to pass after the government secured the votes of the Greens and crossbencher David Pocock.
The local share market has finished higher after treading water this morning, with the mining sector leading the rebound on rumours that China's leadership might relax its harsh zero-COVID policies.The benchmark S&P;/ASX200 index on Tuesday finished up 24.
Fines worth millions of dollars issued to thousands of people in NSW for breaching COVID-19 restrictions are being withdrawn by the state's revenue agency.NSW Revenue says 33,121 fines will be scrapped following a landmark decision in the Supreme Court on Tuesday that found details of the offences were insufficient.
A convicted terror advocate who referred to the Christchurch mass murderer as a hero and a saint will have restrictions imposed to "control temptation" after his release from prison.Tyler Slavko Jakovac will be required to use Australian Federal Police-approved devices such as a laptop, tablet or mobile phone and will have access restrictions placed on internet platforms and services.
The financial sector is stronger than during the global financial crisis, making it less likely markets will again suffer the severe shock that sent the world into an economic meltdown.Senior Reserve Bank of Australia official Jonathan Kearns says reforms introduced after the 2007 crisis left the financial sector more resilient, which meant it didn't suffer a repeat collapse when the COVID-19 pandemic hit.
NSW doctors and medical staff working in private practice say they need greater protection from aggressive patients, amid reports they are being threatened, sworn at, slapped and punched.An Australian Medical Association (AMA) survey of 378 medical practices in NSW found 88 per cent had been verbally abused by a patient, while 37 per cent had experienced physical aggression.
South Korea has extradited a murder suspect to New Zealand, two months after she was arrested following the discovery of the bodies of two long-dead children in abandoned suitcases.New Zealand police said the woman arrived at Auckland Airport on Tuesday after they sent three officers to South Korea to bring her back.
Three stowaways are lucky to be alive after hanging on to an oil tanker's rudder for 11 days at sea. Find out what happened.
The federal government has beefed up Australia's version of the White House's situation room to make it even more nimble when dealing with life-threatening disasters.An upgrade of the technology and logistics capabilities of the National Situation Room has been completed by the National Emergency Management Agency, in line with the 2020 recommendations made by the bushfires royal commission.
The Chinese Communist Party has promised to 'crackdown' on what it described as 'hostile forces' as police and tanks are seen in the streets.
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A GP who claims COVID-19 vaccines are dangerous has challenged his suspension from practice by arguing in court that the medical regulator has no legal status.North Brisbane GP registrar William Anicha Bay was in the final stages of training to be a general practice doctor when the Australian Health Regulation Practitioner Regulation Agency suspended his registration on August 17.
Wildlife authorities have urged Aussies not to 'become complacent' after the animal was seen unusually far south.
A former Tasmanian premier regrets not doing more to ensure the safety of children in state care, following harrowing evidence at an inquiry into sexual abuse.David Bartlett, premier from 2008-11, also questioned whether the state's troubled Ashley Youth Detention Centre should remain open.
The top two Republicans in the US Congress have broken their silence about former president Donald Trump's dinner last week with white supremacist Nick Fuentes, saying the Republican Party has no place for anti-Semitism or white supremacy.Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell and Kevin McCarthy, who might become Speaker of the US House of Representatives when Republicans take control in January, had not commented previously on the November 22 meeting.
Laws aimed at getting wages moving are coming to a head with the government pledging to put upward pressure on pay packets as soon as possible.Trade Minister Don Farrell said workers would be in a much better position when new workplace laws pass, which would give them a chance to catch up with the rising costs of living.
Prince William and his wife Kate are flying out to the United States for their first visit for eight years, as an intense media spotlight on the British royal family and the sons of King Charles shifts across the Atlantic.The new Prince and Princess of Wales' departure on Wednesday will mark their first overseas excursion since the death of Queen Elizabeth, which meant William - Charles's eldest son - became the heir to the throne.