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Jacinda Ardern has been accused of a cover-up by suspended Labour MP Gaurav Sharma in an explosive interview likely to cause more pain for the first-term parliamentarian.Dr Sharma now faces party expulsion next week, with the prime minister's office confirming the caucus would re-visit his partyroom membership at its next meeting.
Despite being metres away from other swimmers and bystanders, the child goes unnoticed for at least two minutes before his lifeless body is found.
Wildfires raging in the forests of eastern Algeria have killed at least 37 people and wounded 161 others, the civil protection department of the North African country said Thursday.Most of the victims were reported in the wilaya, or region, of El Tarf, near the northern Algeria-Tunisian border, where 34 people were found dead.
An urgent warning has been issued to Aussie parents trying to heat their homes after an incident that could have had a tragic outcome. Find out what happened here.
Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has testified in a prison courtroom in the capital for the first time in her official secrets case, a legal official said.Suu Kyi, who has been detained since the military ousted her government last year, is being tried in Naypyitaw with Australian economist Sean Turnell and three former Cabinet members on the same charge, which is punishable by up to 14 years in prison.
The five-year-old has been missing since August 7.
A single moment of inattention meant a much loved Victorian man lost his life and his newborn daughter lost the chance to know her father.Another much loved man, a father with a daughter the same age, will spend the rest of his life in grief and remorse knowing he caused that.
Darwin public school teachers are set to strike as part of an ongoing pay dispute with the Northern Territory government.Teachers will walk off the job for four hours on Friday, the day before the by-election to replace former chief minister Michael Gunner in the relatively safe Labor seat of Fannie Bay.
Aldi shoppers have been warned about a new scam currently circulating on Facebook. Here's what you need to know.
Having sustainability front of mind may be part of the new normal many Australians are living following the onset of the pandemic, research shows.The lockdowns that confined millions of people to their homes and close communities caused many to make more considered day-to-day choices, the University of Queensland research suggests.
The woman stole the rifle from the back of the car before shooting at officers and a civilian.
From merchandise placement to music, there are several tricks used in supermarkets to ensure you spend more time and money in store.
The Western Australian government admits it failed to meaningfully implement school attendance plans recommended following child suicides in the state's north.Education Minister Sue Ellery has apologised after an inquiry found serious deficiencies in the planning, implementation and oversight of the plans for students in Halls Creek who were identified as being at severe attendance risk.
A man managed to narrowly avoid being hit by a piece of plane falling from the sky while on his lunch break. Find out what happened.
UnsplashAs the cut-off for the government’s consultation on a National Cultural Policy (NCP) approaches, thousands in the sector are putting the finishing touches to their three-page submissions. These are directed around “five pillars” drawn from Creative Australia, the national cultural policy announced in the last months of the Gillard regime, but ignored by the Abbott, Turnbull and Morrison governments thereafter. Coalition arts ministers showed little interest in cultural policy. Over the l
New research is raising the alarm about the growing frequency and severity of deadly heatwaves.
Tasmania's Ashley Youth Detention Centre has a culture of brutality towards children, allowed alleged sexual abusers to continue working and has breached United Nations torture conventions, an inquiry has been told.A former detainee, known as Warren, said he was raped at least 20 times by one guard and sexually assaulted more than 50 times by other staff who withheld his ADHD medication until they abused him.
A Melburnian accused of creating intrusive spyware as a 15-year-old and then selling it to domestic violence perpetrators and other criminals has faced court.Police allege the now 24-year-old man created the remote access trojan (RAT) named Imminent Monitor which let perpetrators control victims' computers, steal personal information, and turn on their webcams and microphones.
The mum has spoken out amid backlash.
A top executive at former President Donald Trump's family business has pleaded guilty to evading taxes in a deal that could potentially make him a star witness against the company at a fall trial.Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg pleaded guilty on Thursday to all 15 of the charges he faced in the case.