High Court loss for WA's Roe 8 protesters
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High Court loss for WA's Roe 8 protesters
NATO is growing more concerned over China's relationship with Russia, warning the two countries are closer than ever.
Native bees and plants could suffer an indirect hit from the varroa mite if it gets away in Australia, an expert warns.Biosecurity officials have imposed a strict ban on the movement of bees and hives in NSW after an outbreak of the parasite near the Port of Newcastle.
A NSW police officer could be heard saying the couple had been seen at a protest the previous day. The arrest took place close to Hyde Park, where the couple had been sitting and speaking to media. Source: Yahoo
The Kremlin has rejected claims it has defaulted on its external debt for the first time in more than a century, after a grace period on $US100 million ($144 million) interest payments ran out.In a call with reporters, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said Russia made bond payments due in May but the fact they had been blocked by Euroclear because of Western sanctions on Russia was "not our problem".
Shutterstock“Stagflation” is an ugly word for an ugly situation – the unpleasant combination of economic stagnation and inflation. The last time the world experienced it was the early 1970s, when oil-exporting countries in the Middle East cut supplies to the United States and other supporters of Israel. The “supply shock” of a four-fold increase in the cost of oil drove up many prices and dampened economic activity globally. Stagflation was thought left behind. But now there is a real risk of it
The husband of a woman who died on their honeymoon in a golf buggy accident on Hamilton Island has shared a tribute to his lost love. See what he said.
Brazilian ace Filipe Toledo has excelled in his home break to become the first qualifier for the five-man World Surf League finals showdown as the points race tightens for Australian contenders.Top-ranked Toledo is into the semi-finals of the Oi Rio Pro which feature an all-Brazilian line up.
The property rental platform announced the change on Tuesday after an 'effective' trial period. Find out more.
Export restrictions in about 24 countries globally are pushing up prices and increasing food insecurity, according to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences.The latest ABARES Insights report showed food prices have increased 65 per cent in the past two years, and reached their highest level since October 2012.
EU countries have clinched deals on proposed laws to combat climate change, backing a 2035 phase-out of new fossil fuel car sales and a multibillion-euro fund to shield poorer citizens from CO2 costs.After more than 16 hours of negotiations, environment ministers from the European Union's 27 member states agreed their joint positions on five laws early on Wednesday, part of a broader package of measures to slash planet-warming emissions this decade.
The operator of South Australia's Tesla big battery has been fined $900,000 after a software glitch left it unable to help stabilise the grid.Hornsdale Power Reserve (HPR) was ordered on Tuesday to pay the penalty after being taken to the Federal Court by the Australian Energy Regulator.
A growing number of Australians are identifying as Indigenous, including an increasing number of older people who are for the first time confirming their cultural origins.Census data revealed on Tuesday that there are 812,728 people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander in Australia.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced plans for a second referendum to be held on Scottish independence in October next year, vowing to take legal action to ensure a vote if the United Kingdom government tries to block it.Sturgeon said the Scottish government, which is led by her pro-independence Scottish National Party, would publish a referendum bill later, outlining plans for the secession vote to take place on October 19, 2023.
The bodies of 46 suspected immigrants have been found dead inside an 18-wheeler truck in Texas. Find out more.
Firefighters and soldiers are searching for survivors in the rubble of a shopping mall in central Ukraine after a Russian missile strike killed at least 18 people in an attack condemned by the United Nations and the West.More than 1000 people were inside when two Russian missiles slammed into the mall in Kremenchuk, about 300km southeast of the capital Kyiv, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said.
ShutterstockWhen Prime Minister Anthony Albanese declared victory on election night, he said he wanted to unite Australians around “our shared values of fairness and opportunity, and hard work and kindness to those in need”. So what would this look like in Australian schools? Schools, after all, are where a society that believes in fairness and opportunity must begin. Equity involves more than fairly funding schools. It is about matching teachers’ passion with the respect, time, resources and co
China has slashed the quarantine time for inbound travellers by half in a major easing of one of the world's strictest COVID-19 curbs, which have deterred travel in and out of the country since 2020.Quarantine at centralised facilities has been cut to seven days from 14, and subsequent at-home health monitoring has been reduced to three days from seven, the National Health Commission said in a statement.
G7 leaders have urged China to uphold the principle of peaceful settlement of disputes by pressing Russia to stop its invasion of Ukraine and dropping its "expansive maritime claims" in the South China Sea.China should pressure Russia to withdraw troops from Ukraine immediately and without conditions, the G7 said, pointing to an International Court of Justice ruling that Moscow suspend its military operation, and related UN General Assembly resolutions.
Five-time world champion Carissa Moore has booked her spot in the World Surf League finals with a heroic win in Brazil to further extend her lead in the rankings over Australian Stephanie Gilmore.Moore left it late to edge France's Johanne Defay in the final near Rio de Janeiro, marking the 25th tour victory of her career.
A $264 million olive branch has been extended to rail workers to ease train safety concerns and avert more disruption, but their union says it has been "burnt too many times" to take the verbal deal.The Rail, Tram and Bus Union has been locked in long-running negotiations with the government over safety modifications it wants on the $2.