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Three new Senate seats and a second in the House of Representatives are on the Greens' wishlist heading into the federal election.Already boasting nine upper house seats, they could add to that tally in Queensland, New South Wales and South Australia, while inner-city Brisbane and Melbourne seats such as Griffith, Brisbane, Higgins or Macnamara appear their best chance in the lower house.
Yahoo Australia asked some young Aussies their thoughts on the upcoming Federal Election.
The former US president was attempting to condemn Russian leader Vladimir Putin when he made the unfortunate mistake. Find out what it was.
Melissa Caddick's husband had a cryptic response when he was asked about his wife's fate.
A 21-year-old man who used a crossbow to seriously injure a school employee in the northern German port city of Bremerhaven is in police custody, law enforcement officials say.The weapon was found during his arrest along with a shotgun and two knives, senior prosecutor Oliver Constien said, adding that the incident at the high school was being treated as a case of attempted murder.
Victoria and Tasmania will shiver this weekend while Queensland will again be battered by rain. Find out what is causing the miserable weather across several Australian states.
The US Department of Homeland Security has paused its new disinformation governance board and its director will resign after weeks of criticism from Republicans and questions about whether the board would impinge on free speech rights.While the board was not formally shuttered, it will be reviewed by members of a DHS advisory council that is expected to make recommendations in 75 days.
The New Zealand town of Levin has been lashed by a tornado which damaged houses, destroyed fences and unearthed trees.A low pressure system passing to New Zealand's south brought a number of fronts packed with severe gale-force winds, thunderstorms and hail to North Island on Friday.
ShutterstockThere is increasing recognition of the important role sleep plays in our brain health. Growing evidence suggests disturbed sleep may increase the risk of developing dementia. I and University of Sydney colleagues have published a new study showing treating sleep apnoea in older adults with mild cognitive impairment can improve memory, but not other areas of cognition, in the short term. As there is no current treatment or cure for dementia, increasing efforts have focused on developi
Vangelis, the Greek composer whose rousing electronic theme music for the Oscar-winning Chariots of Fire was one of the best-known film scores of the 1980s, has died at the age of 79, the Athens News Agency says.Citing an announcement from his lawyers' office, ANA said Vagelis died late on Tuesday without giving a cause of death.
AAP/Lukas CochThe federal election is on Saturday. Polls close at 6pm local time; that means 6pm AEST in the eastern states, 6:30pm in SA and the NT and 8pm in WA. 124 of the 151 House of Representatives seats are in the eastern time zone, 12 combined in SA and the NT and 15 in WA. The Coalition notionally holds 76 of the 151 seats, Labor 69 and there are six crossbenchers. Gains and losses for parties and crossbenchers will be measured against this. This does not include Craig Kelly’s defection
Finance Minister Grant Robertson has handed down his fifth budget, unveiling bumper spending to reform New Zealand's health system and increase welfare.* Deficit - $NZ19 billionThe budget spend-up means New Zealand's books are staying in the red for a third straight year.
When a woman found a BMW parked in her designated spot, with a note promising the car will be moved ASAP, she didn't think it would still be there the next day.
The Australian share market has rallied to snap a four-week losing streak, with nearly every sector in the green after China took measures to prop up its econony.The benchmark S&P;/ASX200 index finished on Friday up 81.
A major international outlet has breached the New Zealand budget embargo, publishing market-sensitive information an hour ahead of its scheduled release.The Wall Street Journal published key details of the budget at 1pm NZST on Thursday contrary to coverage conditions.
Josh Gorringe at the Debney Peace site in 2019. Photo: Tom GriffithsAboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this article contains names and/or images of people who have passed away. In July 2019, the Queensland Government launched a series of community consultations as part of its Path to Treaty initiative. The then Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships explained that “when Queensland was settled, there was no treaty agreement with Aboriginal and Torr
Portuguese authorities say they have identified five cases of the rare monkeypox infection and Spain's health services are testing 23 potential cases after the United Kingdom put Europe on alert for the virus.The five Portuguese patients, out of 20 suspected cases, are all stable.
What could go wrong blocking up all your city streets to prevent COVID? (and for that matter all your stairwells)
Elon Musk has successfully bought Twitter for $61 billion (AUD), but what motivates the Tesla and SpaceX CEO? Professor Terry Flew discusses the business and personal reasons Musk has been after the social media platform.
Traditional owners and mining giant Rio Tinto have signed an agreement to guide cultural heritage management in the wake of the destruction of sacred rock shelters at Western Australia's Juukan Gorge.The PKKP Aboriginal Corporation said on Friday it had signed a non-binding heads of agreement with the company to guide the ongoing management of mining on the lands of the Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura peoples.