Chinese miners 'unpaid for months' protest
Chinese miners 'unpaid for months' protest
The Perrottet government has committed $173 million to extend a school tutoring program launched during the pandemic, saying tutoring could become "business as usual" for NSW students.The announcement came on the same day as NSW Labor pledged $400 million to creating a permanent literacy and numeracy tutoring scheme for students, under its Education Future Fund.
Torrential rain has lashed parts of New Zealand destroying homes and claiming four lives. See the devastating trail of destruction.
A former top cop will head the crackdown on sex traffickers using the migration system to exploit vulnerable foreign workers.Former Victorian police commissioner Christine Nixon will target criminal organisations abusing the system, calling allegations of sex trafficking through migration schemes "concerning".
Property experts have slammed the agent's request, saying the move is 'inappropriate'. Find out more.
Is this the most annoying thing about shopping at Kmart? Here's what customers say.
COVID-19 remains a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organisation says, designating the disease its highest form of alert.The pandemic was likely at a "transition point" that continues to need careful management to "mitigate the potential negative consequences", the agency said on Monday.
ShutterstockWe know everything in our homes gathers dust. What you probably don’t know is whether there are toxic contaminants in your house dust, and where these might come from. Our newly published research found most of the dust inside homes came from outside and contains potentially toxic trace metals such as lead, arsenic and chromium. Worryingly, we found some contaminants can accumulate at higher concentrations inside homes than outside. This happened in homes with certain characteristics
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has fired the chairman of his ruling Conservative Party Sunday over a "serious breach" of the ministerial code.Pressure had been building on Nadhim Zahawi amid allegations he settled a multimillion-dollar unpaid tax bill while he was in charge of the country's Treasury.
The federal opposition leader will meet with the Indigenous voice referendum working group after he called for more details on the plan.Peter Dutton has not yet said whether he would support enshrining an Indigenous voice to parliament in the constitution while his Nationals colleagues have come out against it.
A woman has denied embellishing her evidence against former Australian Test cricketer Stuart MacGill, telling a court he was the main antagonist in a dispute resulting in her and her ex-fiance being told to leave a Sydney pub.MacGill, 51, is accused of stalking and verbally intimidating Samantha Ford while walking down Sydney's Kent Street and then later at the Captain Cook Hotel around 6pm on February 1, 2022.
New Zealand's death toll from heavy rain has risen to four as flash floods and landslides on the north island continued for a third day.Battered since Friday, Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, remained under a state of emergency.
Eight people have been shot dead and another three injured in a mass shooting at a birthday party in South Africa's Eastern Cape province.The incident occurred between on Sunday afternoon at a house in Kwazakele, Gqeberha, when two gunmen shot at guests gathered for a birthday party, the South African Police Service (SAPS) said.
The 57-year-old says she is stunned by the amount of young men filling her social media inboxes. Read about her story here.
For many, the cloud is an obscure, ethereal place to send files when they run out of space on their phone or laptop.But all of that information goes to a physical site - a data centre where thousands of servers work around the clock to store and manage content.
The specialised police unit that included the five Memphis officers involved in the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols has been disbanded as protests continue across the United States following the release of harrowing video of the attack.The department said in a statement on Saturday it was permanently deactivating the Scorpion unit after the police chief spoke with members of Nichols' family, community leaders and other officers.
The largest intake of junior doctors in Queensland history will form the base of an increase in frontline health workers across the state, the premier says.More than 830 junior doctors are to be deployed across 20 health facilities, aiming to improve access to care in rural, regional and metropolitan hospitals.
Getty ImagesWe’ve built our cities to be vulnerable to – and exacerbate – major weather events such as the one we saw in Auckland on Friday. While almost no city in the world could fully escape the effects of four months’ worth of rain in 24 hours, there are many things that could have been done to avoid some of the worst impacts. Buildings, streets and car parks are all impermeable surfaces. When it rains, the water rushes off these surfaces and into gutters. From the gutters, the water drains
A woman was frightfully close to being bitten by a highly venomous tiger snake. Watch the footage here.
The Greens are spoiling to block proposed government changes to lowering the ceiling on carbon emissions for some large companies if, at the same time, new fossil fuel projects are ticked off.Greens leader Adam Bandt has threatened to use the party's balance of power in the Senate to derail the proposals and accused Labor of being as "wedded to new coal and gas" as the former Liberal government.
Dozens of police officers are thought to have died in a powerful bombing that killed at least 59 people at a crowded mosque in the Pakistani city of Peshawar.Another 157 people were injured in the blast at the mosque located inside a high-security zone next to a police headquarters, officials told the DPA news agency.