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Foreigners abducted from Philippine resort
Southeast Queensland residents are on flood watch after intense rainfall hit soaked catchments with some dams releasing water ahead of another forecast drenching.The Sunshine Coast suburb of Maroochydore copped more than 60mm in five hours on Saturday, and other areas recorded 100mm in 24 hours, as a low-pressure trough moved south along the coast from St Lawrence, north of Gladstone.
Here are some valid excuses that get you out of paying an Election fine.
Modern Aussies have little interest in traditional funerals - they're more for being farewelled at a beach or bowlo before being pressed into a jewel, rocketed into space in a firework or tattooed into someone's skin.Increasingly, conventional services are being boycotted in favour of informal gathering as families look for alternative ways to celebrate loved ones who might not otherwise have opted to have a funeral at all, research shows.
Opposition leader Anthony Albanese has been mocked for a controversial election day decision. Find out more.
Australian cycling commentator Robbie McEwen has apologised for his on-air homophobic slur during the Giro d'Italia.The retired sprint ace and his employer Global Cycling network have issued statements two days after the incident earlier this week during stage 10 of the Giro.
Nine in 10 Australian infants aren't consuming enough iron.The finding, based on nationwide interviews with 1100 parents who documented their children's diets, has experts worried the pattern of deficiency could affect growth and lead to learning and behavioural problems.
Giulio Ciccone went solo in the finale to win the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia, a 177-km mountain trek between Rivarolo Canavese and Cogne.Behind him Richard Carapaz survived an early scare when he was involved in a pile-up to retain the overall lead from Australian Jai Hindley.
A second person has died in a rare tornado that hit a small community in northern Michigan, US state police say.The person was in their 70s and lived in a mobile home park, Derrick Carroll said.
Australia's incoming Prime Minister has received a congratulatory call from his US counterpart. Read what President Joe Biden had to say.
Scott Morrison has been dramatically turfed from office with voters flocking to independents and the Greens in a stunning election result that will see Labor form government.
High-profile independent candidate for the key South Australian electorate of Boothby, Jo Dyer, has conceded she is unlikely to win the marginal Liberal-held seat in Adelaide's south.Few seats are expected to change hands in South Australia at Saturday's election and much focus has been on Boothby, which is held by retiring Liberal MP Nicolle Flint on a 1.
Police fear Porsche driver Richard Pusey has a series of graphic photos of the horror Eastern Freeway crash that killed four officers stored on devices they cannot access.A magistrate denied his release on bail on Monday in part because they can't access his password protected phone and tablets.
Anthony Albanese is set for victory in Australia's 2022 Federal Election.
Scott Morrison has been roasted by Chinese state media over his 'anti-China crusade' and it's fair to say they have not held back. Find out more.
The enlivened Melbourne Vixens have challenged their Super Netball rivals to rise to a new benchmark after an impressive 59-53 comeback victory against the NSW Swifts at John Cain Arena.After absorbing the best the Swifts could throw at them in an even first half, the Vixens found another gear and remain clear on top of the ladder in their pursuit of the minor premiership and potentially a home grand final.
Chinese state media doesn't hold much hope for the future of Sino-Australian relations regardless of who wins the election. Find out more.
The Greens are declaring a "Greens-slide" in the lower house as the party remains on track for a historic electoral win.The minor party is set to gain two seats in Queensland, including Liberal-held Ryan and Labor-held Griffith, based on ABC projections on Saturday night.
Sydney's record year of rainfall is far from over, with heavy showers set to fall on the city until Thursday. Find out more here.
Lorna Garnett, 28, says her life has been ripped apart after her partner walked out with the Ukrainian refugee they'd provided accommodation for.
People took to Twitter to complain about the disruption to the ABC's live election coverage. Read more.