IS terror threat 'propaganda': govt
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British woman Angela Glover hasn't been seen since the tsunami hit Tonga on Saturday. Read about her family's desperate quest to find her.
A woman in her 80s has died from COVID-19 in the ACT, as the national capital reported a one-day record for cases.The woman died at a residential aged care facility in Canberra, bringing the ACT's pandemic death toll to 20.
More than $8 million in federal government funding will be spent on the beleaguered agricultural show industry to ensure the show goes on for its showmen and women.With around 700 Australian ag shows cancelled since the pandemic began, many of the showmen and women who travel the circuit have been left struggling.
Alo-Bridget Namoa, the terror plotter who continued to access Islamic State material after her release from prison, has faced court accused of making a death threat.The 24-year-old was arrested by federal police at her home in Granville in Sydney's west late on Sunday, after she allegedly sent text messages threatening to physically harm a person known to her.
A late rally has helped the Australian share market to slim gains after China's central bank cut loan rates.The market was little changed for most of Monday until China's central bank responded to fourth-quarter GDP data showing the economy slowing.
Danielle Shapiro had acid reflux after the feast Source: TikTok/ Danielleshap
The federal government has defended its approach to a decade-long women's safety plan after initially opening the consultation period for only two weeks.The timeframe drew a backlash from women's safety advocates, who criticised it for being too short during a pandemic and holiday period.
ShutterstockEvery year thousands of students enrol in PhD degrees at universities in New Zealand. The government funds their degrees because the advanced knowledge and innovations they develop benefit our economy and society. But there is growing concern about the impact of COVID-19 on doctoral students. It’s feared some will abandon their degrees, with real implications for the potential future social and economic benefits of the research. PhD students are required to do extensive research and
A BBC funded purely by commercial means would fail to serve a universal British audience in the way it does now, its boss has warned, after the government questioned whether its public funding model should continue in future.Formed in 1922 to educate, inform and entertain, the BBC creates global, national and local radio, online content and television for mass audiences while also catering to those users who fail to have their interests served by commercial outlets.
The woman says it's a side effect that's not talked about enough. Source: TikTok/ Marianna
Emily Morse chalked up her persistent back pain to sitting hunched over her computer for eight hours a day. She's now fighting for her life. Read more.
The two-dose Russian Sputnik V vaccine will now be recognised in Australia for the purpose of travellers entering the country.Australia requires non-citizens entering the country to be fully vaccinated, and the Therapeutic Goods Administration on Monday said it has received more information about the Russian vaccine's efficacy.
The federal government is "extremely concerned" about the health of detained Australian man Yang Hengjun on the eve of his third year in a Chinese prison.Dr Yang, 56, was detained by Chinese authorities in January 2019 at Guangzhou Airport before being charged with espionage in October 2020.
Hospitals in NSW are facing unprecedented stress amid the latest COVID-19 wave and health care workers are exhausted as thousands of patients are admitted each day, a senior Sydney doctor has warned."Our capacity to manage everything else has .
While millions of Australians struggle to make ends meet during the COVID-19 pandemic, the nation's billionaires have pocketed $205 million a day.Anti-poverty charity Oxfam has run the numbers and found Australia's 47 billionaires doubled their collective net worth to $255 billion over the first two years of the crisis.
Queensland has recorded twice as many COVID-19 deaths than the previous day, with authorities concerned more people are at risk with vaccinations slowing.Sixteen people died with the virus in the latest reporting period to 6.
Tasmania has recorded 1037 new COVID-19 cases as the state's overall number of reported active infections continues to fall.Twenty-one people are in hospital, with seven of those being treated for virus symptoms.
A disaster expert has outlined key issues which the Pacific island nation could now face.
Influenza has returned to Europe at a faster-than-expected rate this winter after almost disappearing last year, raising concerns about a prolonged "twindemic" with COVID-19 amid doubts about the effectiveness of flu vaccines.Lockdowns, mask-wearing and social distancing that have become the norm in Europe during the COVID-19 pandemic knocked out flu last winter, temporarily eradicating a virus that globally kills about 650,000 a year, according to EU figures.
Federal funds of $20 million have been set aside to further boost Australia's efforts to combat pests and weeds.The multi-million dollar package will be matched by Australia's states and territories to reduce the impact on agriculture, wildlife and the environment.