Greens want inquiry into Brandis affair
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Greens want inquiry into Brandis affair
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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.
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.
Australia's incoming Prime Minister has received a congratulatory call from his US counterpart. Read what President Joe Biden had to say.
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.
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.
Lorna Garnett, 28, says her life has been ripped apart after her partner walked out with the Ukrainian refugee they'd provided accommodation for.
Chinese state media doesn't hold much hope for the future of Sino-Australian relations regardless of who wins the election. Find out more.
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.
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.
The incoming prime minister says he expects Australia's rocky relationship with China to continue. Source: ABC News
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.
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.
Comedian and talkshow host Stephen Colbert has ridiculed Scott Morrison over his latest gaffe and revisited an disturbing rumour the PM wished he could shake off. Source: The Late Show
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.
People took to Twitter to complain about the disruption to the ABC's live election coverage. Read more.
Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian teenage boy as clashes erupted when they entered a volatile town in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Health Ministry and local media said.There was no immediate comment from the Israeli military, which has intensified overnight raids in the northern West Bank town of Jenin over the past months.
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.
The incoming prime minister has dashed China's hopes his appointment could turn a page in their relationship with Australia. 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.