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Charles praises down under rugby prowess
The federal government is "very, very" confident its climate bill enshrining a 43 per cent emissions reduction target will pass the Senate.The bill to lock in that target, based on 2005 levels by 2030, on the way to net zero emissions by 2050 passed the lower house on Thursday 89 votes to 55 with the support of the Greens and crossbench independent MPs.
Australia faces a surge in prostate cancer cases over the next two decades as the nation's male population increases and ages, research shows.The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia says cases are expected to rise 43 per cent by 2040.
Israeli air strikes have pounded Gaza while the militant Islamic Jihad group fired hundreds of rockets into Israel as a cross-border clash continued into a second day, killing at least six people, including four children.Hamas, the Islamist group which controls the enclave, said the children were among the dead from a blast on Saturday close to the Jabalya refugee camp and blamed Israel.
Ollie Hoare has joined the legendary Herb Elliott as the only Australians to win the Commonwealth 1500m or mile title with one of the greatest runs in the nation's track history.Hoare was fourth at the top of the final straight but powered home to win in three minutes 30.
NSW Transport Minister David Elliott has withdrawn from the race for the Liberals deputy leadership, after being the first to put his hand up.Mr Elliott announced his withdrawal from Tuesday's party room ballot in the same way he announced his contention - on Sydney radio station 2GB.
Large pumps have sucked water from a flooded coal mine in Mexico as authorities weigh whether to send divers to try to save 10 miners who have been trapped underground for more than three days.The miners became trapped at a mine in the northern border state of Coahuila on Wednesday afternoon when their excavation work caused a tunnel wall to collapse, triggering flooding in three wells.
Two ABC journalists have described a chilling moment outside the Sydney flat where the sisters' decomposing bodies were found.
The federal government insists it will be "stepping up to the plate" to help lead the nation out of a homelessness crisis.Housing and Homelessness Minister Julie Collins will address the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute on Monday, where she will commit to a national plan, in a shift away from tackling the issue on a state-by-state basis.
Walking around the dark corridors of Sydney's Newmarch House hearing cries for help from residents was like being in a horror movie, an inquest has been told.Giving evidence about her experience during a COVID-19 outbreak in April and May 2020, nurse Lorena Bestrin said she was overwhelmed with work amidst an influx of agency staff unfamiliar with the Anglicare-run home or its residents.
Kids' noses may be better at fighting off COVID-19 than those of adults.Dr Kirsty Short from the school of chemistry and molecular biosciences at the University of Queensland says it may be one reason immune responses among children have proved more effective against the virus.
More than a quarter of Australian mortgage holders have seen their home loan repayments rise by more than six per cent since the start of the year.That's according to research from online financial broker Savvy, which found 25.
Queensland will set up a task force to help protect the state's livestock from "unprecedented biosecurity risks" amid the threat of foot and mouth disease on Australia's doorstep.More than 450,000 cases of the disease have reportedly been recorded in Indonesia and thousands of infected cattle have been slaughtered.
The traveller said she was 'so humiliated' and was asked to show medical documents. Find out what happened.
Folk music icon and much-loved Australian entertainer Judith Durham has died aged 79.Durham died in Melbourne on Friday night after suffering complications from a long-standing lung disease, her management said.
Israel and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad militant group have declared a truce, raising hopes of an end to the most serious flare-up on the Gaza frontier in more than a year.Israeli forces pounded Palestinian targets through the weekend, triggering rocket attacks against its cities, which largely tapered off by the time the truce came into effect at 2330 on Sunday (0630 on Monday AEST).
The United States has fully supported Israel's right to defend itself, the State Department says, and it urged all sides to avoid further escalation as Israeli air strikes pounded Gaza while the militant Islamic Jihad group fired rockets into Israel.At least 24 Palestinians, including six children, have been killed and 203 wounded during the two days of firing, according to the Gaza health ministry.
New laws are needed to manage the surge in satellite deployments into low earth orbits, with thousands more planned on top of the rapid growth in recent years, a report has found.Amid rapidly evolving technology in the space sector, Flinders University experts say there's a need for a new era in space regulation.
ShutterstockRomance is a genre of tropes — enemies to lovers, friends to lovers, stuck together, fake relationships — with a preference for a certain type of heroine: a young woman who is idealistic yet flawed, and “white, middle-class, heterosexual, young and single”. But a TikTok rom-com boom and recent reader demands for diverse storytelling seem to be having an effect. New romance titles starring bold, culturally connected heroines – who manage to break genre moulds while remaining faithful
Despite US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s controversial visit to Taiwan continuing to sour the already frazzled relationship between Australia and China, The Project host Tommy Little has dismissed concerns the two countries will head to battle for one simple reason.
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