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Queensland authorities have refused to investigate the allegations and Adani says it is working in a 'respectful' way. Find out more.
A teenager who stabbed an unarmed Melbourne man to death in an attack described as a "wildly disproportionate reaction" will likely serve out his sentence at a youth justice centre.Lindim Aliti, 19, on Wednesday faced the Victorian Supreme Court after pleading guilty to the manslaughter of 20-year-old Thomas Tran in a fight at Oakleigh in June last year.
Firefighters have had to use a grinder to free two girls stuck in a shopping trolley in South Australia. Source: @dani.harmer / TikTok
Australia could be in for a monster mozzie season but experts say there's plenty people can do to limit the spread of invasive species that carry nasty diseases.The La Nina weather pattern has already caused floods in parts of Queensland and NSW in recent weeks and the Bureau of Meteorology says much of the country will likely have a wetter than average summer.
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa says he can barely contain his excitement a day ahead of blasting off to the International Space Station in a prelude to a trip around the moon with Elon Musk's SpaceX planned in 2023.The 46-year-old fashion magnate and art collector has been training at a space centre outside Moscow in recent months before becoming the first space tourist to travel to the ISS in more than a decade.
It's been dubbed 'the most dangerous election tactic in Australian history'. But could it work for the Scott Morrison government?
Natalia Cano, 20, says food and beverages now smell like "rotting flesh". Watch her tearful TikTok video here.
ShutterstockCarbon capture and storage (CCS) has been touted, again and again, as one of the critical technologies that could help Australia reach its climate targets, and features heavily in the federal government’s plan for net-zero emissions by 2050. CCS is generally when emissions are captured at the source, such as from a coal-fired power station, trucked to a remote location and stored underground. But critics say investing in CCS means betting on technology that’s not yet proven to work a
Gambian police have fired tear gas to disperse supporters of losing presidential candidate Ousainou Darboe as protesters took to the streets outside the capital Banjul to contest the re-election of President Adama Barrow.Hundreds of protesters had gathered in the community of Serekunda, 12km from Banjul, the day after Darboe and two other candidates said they would not accept Barrow's resounding win in Saturday's election.
Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has tested positive for Covid-19 while in Washington DC. Find out more.
The dog didn't seem to listen, then they realised their chihuahua was more of a Chico than a Max. Find out how they made the bizarre discovery.
Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin has apologised to the public after a photo surfaced of her in a nightclub following the foreign minister testing positive for COVID-19. I should have considered the situation more carefully," Marin said in a television interview by public broadcaster Yle on Wednesday night.
Eighteen Australians are facing criminal charges after a global money-laundering sting that stopped $2.6 million in "dirty cash" flowing through the nation's financial institutions.
Ambulance Victoria staff are fighting their terminations over a failure to comply with the state's COVID-19 vaccination mandates.Unvaccinated staff, including 25 paramedics, were notified this week their employment with Ambulance Victoria would end.
Three new cases of COVID-19 linked to the Omicron variant have been detected in the ACT.It takes the number of Omicron cases in the national capital to five.
Cryptocurrency has gone "mainstream" in Australia and more women are having a punt, according to a survey by a leading exchange.8 per cent) say they own or have owned cryptocurrency, the 2021 Independent Reserve Cryptocurrency Index (IRCI) released on Tuesday found.
Omicron cases have been confirmed in at least nine African countries, with some officials reporting that initial cases appear to be mild, while infections of the Delta variant surge across Europe.Countries reporting Omicron include Botswana, Ghana, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
Australian women are twice as likely to experience sexual harassment in their lifetime than men, statistics show.But the frequency of sexual harassment for both men and women is also on the rise.
ShutterstockMost Australians are counting down to a festive season with newfound freedom surrounded by family and friends. Meanwhile, front-line health workers are bracing for a potential summer surge in COVID cases and hospitalisations. They’re also concerned about the potential impact of the new Omicron variant. A summer surge would put even more pressure on health workers who, as our research shows, are already experiencing high levels of distress. While the bulk of the responsibility for add
It's a tale of two cities – or certainly a tale of two coasts with the west sweltering and the east drenched by rain. Read more about the forecast.