France and Switzerland in Hopman Cup semi
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France and Switzerland in Hopman Cup semi
ShutterstockCarbon capture and storage (CCS) has been touted, again and again, as one of the critical technologies that could help Australia reach its climate targets, and features heavily in the federal government’s plan for net-zero emissions by 2050. CCS is generally when emissions are captured at the source, such as from a coal-fired power station, trucked to a remote location and stored underground. But critics say investing in CCS means betting on technology that’s not yet proven to work a
Natalia Cano, 20, says food and beverages now smell like "rotting flesh". Watch her tearful TikTok video here.
UNSWAustralian economics has lost one of its most internationally renowned scholars with the passing of Geoffrey Harcourt AC at the age of 90. He was also one of its most prolific. He wrote more than 30 books and 400 articles. The award of Companion in the Order of Australia in 2018 cites his eminent service to higher education as an academic economist and author, particularly in the fields of post-Keynesian economics, capital theory and economic thought. He was a distinguished fellow of the Eco
Thousands of Victorians were unjustly and inhumanely denied a COVID-19 border exemption to return from NSW to farewell dying loved ones, get medical care or start jobs, says Victorian Ombudsman Deborah Glass.Of 33,252 applications to the Department of Health permit scheme from July 9 to September 14, when the probe was launched, only eight per cent were granted.
A South Australian woman convicted of taking steps to join terror group Islamic State has learnt a "very salutary lesson" after spending time in jail and almost two years under a strict control order, the Federal Court has been told.In a hearing on Tuesday, counsel Dominic Agresta said any ongoing risk posed by Zainab Abdirahman-Khalif was low and any manifestation of that risk, such as relapsing and viewing extremist material online, was equally low.
Laws requiring workers in aged care and some in construction to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 remain valid in NSW after an urgent appeal was rejected.Sydney construction worker Al-Munir Kassam and Byron Bay aged care worker Natasha Henry had their case rejected again by Court of Appeal President Justice Andrew Bell, and Justices Anthony Meagher and Mark Leeming on Wednesday.
A teenager who stabbed an unarmed Melbourne man to death in an attack described as a "wildly disproportionate reaction" will likely serve out his sentence at a youth justice centre.Lindim Aliti, 19, on Wednesday faced the Victorian Supreme Court after pleading guilty to the manslaughter of 20-year-old Thomas Tran in a fight at Oakleigh in June last year.
Queensland authorities have refused to investigate the allegations and Adani says it is working in a 'respectful' way. Find out more.
Australia could be in for a monster mozzie season but experts say there's plenty people can do to limit the spread of invasive species that carry nasty diseases.The La Nina weather pattern has already caused floods in parts of Queensland and NSW in recent weeks and the Bureau of Meteorology says much of the country will likely have a wetter than average summer.
It's been dubbed 'the most dangerous election tactic in Australian history'. But could it work for the Scott Morrison government?
Ex-servicemen who last saw battle half a century ago were the only voices being heard on critical policy decisions while younger veterans who had fought "very different wars" were being ignored.Sunshine Coast Young Veterans president, Peter Kennedy, has told a royal commission that Vietnam veterans were the only ex-servicemen organisations that had a seat on the national Ex-Service Organisations Round Table.
South Australian authorities remain "cautiously optimistic" the state's borders can remain open despite ongoing concern with the new Omicron COVID-19 variant, Police Commissioner Grant Stevens says.The state's transition committee met on Tuesday and Mr Stevens says it is still waiting on more information related to the impact of the new strain.
New Zealand's summer of COVID-enforced cancellations now extends to its national day, leaving Jacinda Ardern's promised "classic Kiwi summer" looking increasingly unlikely.The Waitangi Treaty Grounds will not host Waitangi Day commemorations on February 6 next year, instead opting for virtual events.
The dog didn't seem to listen, then they realised their chihuahua was more of a Chico than a Max. Find out how they made the bizarre discovery.
The Reserve Bank does not believe the emergence of Omicron will derail the economic recovery as Australians more broadly look set to spend big in the run-up to Christmas.But the International Monetary Fund believes uncertainty around the economic outlook remains high, warning renewed domestic virus outbreaks would pose downside risks to economic growth.
A family has helped two teens attacked by a shark at Ocean Grove in Victoria. Sourcve: Today / Channel 9
Ambulance Victoria staff are fighting their terminations over a failure to comply with the state's COVID-19 vaccination mandates.Unvaccinated staff, including 25 paramedics, were notified this week their employment with Ambulance Victoria would end.
NSW Police have released video of a man running with a jerry can as they make a renewed appeal for information regarding the death of 22-year-old Mejed Derbas whose body was found in a burnt out car earlier this year.
President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says Ukraine's armed forces are capable of fighting off any attack from Russia as the country marked its national army day with a display of US armoured vehicles and patrol boats.US President Joe Biden has pledged his "unwavering support" to Ukraine in its standoff with Moscow and will hold talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday to try to defuse the crisis.
One of the scientists behind the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine is warning that the next pandemic may be more contagious and more lethal unless more money is devoted to research and preparations to fight emerging viral threats.In excerpts released before a speech on Monday, Professor Sarah Gilbert says the scientific advances made in fighting deadly viruses "must not be lost" because of the cost of fighting the current pandemic.