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There is hope the Tamil family taken from their home in Biloela four years ago will return for daughter Tharnicaa's fifth birthday in just under three weeks.Incoming federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers wants the family to return to the central Queensland town "as soon as possible" and is expecting to be briefed on the matter this week.
Leader Barnaby Joyce has suggested the Nationals did not suffer the same election swings against them as their Liberal colleagues due to voters knowing what the party stood for.The Nationals retained every incumbent seat they contested on Saturday, as well as gaining a new senator in NSW.
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.
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 roasted by Chinese state media over his 'anti-China crusade' and it's fair to say they have not held back. Find out more.
South Australia will consider lifting its mask mandate for high school students with Premier Peter Malinauskas hoping the COVID-19 restriction can go.The state's Emergency Management Council meets on Tuesday with the mask requirement for secondary students among a number of issues to be considered.
New Zealand's official cash rate is poised to hit a six-year high when the Reserve Bank considers monetary policy this week.But the big question is where it might end the year, and whether falling consumption might bring a Kiwi recession.
US President Joe Biden is set to launch a new Indo-Pacific trade pact designed to signal US dedication to the region and address the need for stability in commerce after the chaos caused by the pandemic and Russia's invasion of Ukraine.The US president will also devote great attention to the informal alliance known as the Quad.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says there have been 131 confirmed monkeypox cases and 106 further suspected cases since the first was reported on May 7 outside the countries where it usually spreads.While the outbreak is unusual, it remains "containable" and limited, the WHO said on Tuesday, and it is convening further meetings to support member states with more advice on how to tackle the situation.
While the unfortunate driver will want to forget the incident, they were unaware the mishap was caught on camera. Watch here.
Getty ImagesThe World Health Organization’s newly released report on regulating cross-border alcohol marketing raises the alarm for countries like Australia and New Zealand, given their light touch towards alcohol advertising. Alcohol is widely consumed in Australasia but there is ongoing tension over how much restraint, if any, should be placed on the marketing of these products. Australia and New Zealand are at the unrestrained end of the marketing continuum. Both countries rely on industry-le
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese can expect an invitation to visit the Ukraine capital when the war-torn European nation's president calls.Ukrainian ambassador to Australia Vasyl Myroshnychenko says there will soon be a call between Mr Albanese and President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and an official invitation will be extended.
The incoming prime minister has dashed China's hopes his appointment could turn a page in their relationship with Australia. Find out more.
Three tourists staying in two separate rooms were mysteriously found dead with no sign of injury. Now, their cause of death has been revealed.
Russian forces have launched an all-out assault to encircle Ukrainian troops in twin cities straddling a river in eastern Ukraine, a battle which could determine the success or failure of Moscow's main campaign in the east.Exactly three months after Russia invaded Ukraine, authorities in the second-largest city Kharkiv were expected on Tuesday to open the underground metro, where thousands of civilians had sought shelter for months under relentless bombardment.
People living in the NSW Northern Rivers region are enduring more rain as they try to recover from the impact of devastating floods earlier this year.The Bureau of Meteorology says the Wilson River at Lismore peaked near the minor flood level on Monday night after heavy rain in recent days, with the downpour expected to continue all week.
The incoming prime minister says he expects Australia's rocky relationship with China to continue. Source: ABC News
Queenslanders will have access to free flu jabs across the state as the government seeks to curb rising cases.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced the initiative on Monday as influenza A cases increase after two years of low flu numbers due to COVID-19.
New Zealand is eyeing an improved relationship with Australia after the election of Anthony Albanese.Jacinda Ardern says she will use soon-to-be-arranged talks with Australia's new Labor PM to progress New Zealand's biggest issue with its key ally: deportations.
Women's workforce participation and cost of living were key issues highlighted in the federal election and advocates are calling for the incoming government to urgently address them.At least one million full-time jobs would be released into Australia's economy if women had access to the affordable childcare they need, spokeswoman for Chief Executive Women Sue Morphet said.