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A cinema's 'warning' to parents about a one-second scene in the new Lightyear movie has infuriated social media users. Find out more.
The Australian Defence Force is considering recruits with "marginally higher" psychological risk indicators to fill the gaps left by departing members, an inquiry has heard.The Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide was told there's been an increase in the number of departing members - or separation rates - across the force on a rolling 12-month basis to May 2022.
Over 1000 excited and boisterous participants clad in colourful T-shirts gathered at Sydney's Opera House to launch next year's WorldPride.A global festival celebrating sexual diversity held in various cities since 2000, WorldPride has chosen Sydney as its 2023 host to mark 45 years since the city held Australia's first Mardi Gras march on June 24, 1978.
The suspension of the national energy market has been lifted, more than a week after the unprecedented move was enacted.The Australian Energy Market Operator removed the suspension at 2pm on Friday, indicating the market would be able to resume as normal.
Ukraine has signalled its troops are withdrawing from the city of Sievierodonetsk, scene of weeks of heavy fighting, a move that would be a significant setback in its struggle to defeat Russian forces.Provincial governor Serhiy Gaidai said troops in the city had already received the order to move to new positions, but he did not indicate whether they had already done so or where exactly they were going.
American fan-favourite Sha'Carri Richardson has failed to advance in the women's 100m at the US championships, stunning onlookers and ending her hopes of competing in the event at the worlds.Richardson got off to a rough start and never fully recovered, walking past members of the media after finishing fifth in her heat in 11.
Synthetic alternatives are replacing natural lawns. Source: Reuters
Five naked and intoxicated students walking back to their university late at night were threatened by a man with a pistol and hit with a piece of wood.In jailing their assailant in the Wagga Wagga District Court on Friday, Judge Gordon Lerve said the ordeal must have been terrifying for each of the Charles Sturt University victims.
A former top-ranking NSW public servant has been named to helm a departmental probe into the controversial appointment of John Barilaro as the state's US trade commissioner.The former NSW Nationals leader has been blocked from starting the $500,000 a year post he created as trade minister until a parliamentary inquiry examines the circumstances of the appointment, with its first hearing on Wednesday.
More time behind bars is not the silver bullet to stop Queensland children committing serious crimes, the head of the state's Youth Justice Taskforce says.The issue has been highly politicised in the state following the deaths of a young couple and their unborn child, killed last year by a 17-year-old driving a stolen car.
Articles reporting that NRL fan Mina Greiss spat at the rape victim of former player Jarryd Hayne were true and not defamatory, Seven Network has said.In a defence to a Federal Court defamation suit, Seven denies that two 7News articles written in May last year and a related tweet by journalist Leonie Ryan injured Mr Greiss' character or reputation or caused him any harm or embarrassment.
Former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva is maintaining his lead over the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro ahead of Brazil's October presidential election.Lula drew 47 per cent support according to a Datafolha opinion poll released on Thursday, against Bolsonaro's 28 per cent.
He beat 3000 other dogs, who were graded on appearance, temperament, size and coat. Source: Reuters
The toddler suffered from a respiratory illness believed to be RSV, which is currently affecting thousands of children. Source: Channel 9 / Today
The mangled luxury car was found abandoned on the highway but the driver remains a mystery for police despite the value of the vehicle. Find out more.
Nearly 20 million lives were saved by COVID-19 vaccines during their first year, but even more deaths could have been prevented if international targets for the shots had been reached, researchers have reported.On December 8, 2020, a retired shop clerk in England received the first shot in what would become a global vaccination campaign.
Information reviewed by the UN human rights office suggests Israeli security forces fired the shots that killed Palestinian-American reporter Shireen Abu Akleh in May, not indiscriminate firing from Palestinians, a spokesperson says."It is deeply disturbing that Israeli authorities have not conducted a criminal investigation," Ravina Shamdasani told a briefing in Geneva on Friday.
Queensland taxpayers have spent at least $75,605 on a legal case involving the corruption watchdog and former Labor deputy premier and treasurer Jackie Trad.Ms Trad is in a legal battle with the Crime and Corruption Commission to stop it releasing a report into allegations she interfered in the recruitment of under-treasurer Frankie Carroll in 2019.
Thousands of Qantas staff could be given bonuses to share in an expected return to profit, but the airline has flagged fare increases to cover rising costs.Chief executive Alan Joyce on Friday said the national carrier's fuel bill would be $1.
Australia’s new federal treasurer, Jim Chalmers, spoke regularly in opposition about a well-being budget and the need to measure more than just the traditional economic indicators. He was even mocked for it by his predecessor, Josh Frydenberg, who joked about him “fresh from his ashram deep in the Himalayas, barefoot, robes flowing, incense burning, beads in one hand, well-being budget in the other”. Chalmers hasn’t been deterred. The day he was formally sworn in as treasurer he reiterated of th