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A Hong Kong cargo ship that was left stricken in heavy seas off the coast of NSW has docked safely in Port Botany after a multi-day operation to the relief of the crew on board.The bulk carrier Portland Bay was towed into Botany Bay in Sydney's south on Wednesday afternoon following an order from the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) for it to be brought to port.
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Naval shipbuilding workers have walked off the job in Adelaide over a pay and conditions dispute amid assurances from the deputy prime minister that their jobs are critical to the future of the nation.More than 200 BAE Systems staff working on the offshore patrol boat and frigate programs at the Osborne shipyards held a stop-work meeting on Wednesday.
Former home affairs minister Karen Andrews has criticised the Albanese government when it comes to China, despite her own government's failures with Beijing.
Macau has reported 89 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total to more than 900 infections since mid-June as authorities in the world's biggest gambling hub race to contain its largest outbreak since the pandemic began.More than 13,000 people are under quarantine in the Chinese special administrative region, which has effectively shut down to limit the spread of the virus.
A Chinese community leader accused of planning foreign interference allegedly singled out former minister Alan Tudge because he believed he would one day be prime minister.Prosecutors allege Di Sanh Duong, 67, made a $37,000 donation to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in 2020 as a way to gain influence over the Australian government through Mr Tudge.
Traditional custodians Raylene Cooper and Josie Alec spoke with Yahoo News Australia ahead of their speeches before the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Interview: Michael Dahlstrom
The woman said her symptoms were dismissed as being 'food poisoning'.
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Screenshot/YouTubeThe war in Ukraine is as much a bloody conflict as it is a propaganda war. The doublespeak in Russian media is that there is no war, that the Bucha massacre was staged by Ukrainians and that Russians and Ukrainians are united in liberating Ukraine from NATO and nationalists. It is impossible to determine to what extent audiences are deceived. There are numerous individual protests on social media, but most Russian media consumers want to believe the authorities. While many were
This week's wet weather in NSW is bad news for the supermarket food supply chain. Find out how it will affect you.
Flood-hit communities could be in for more bad weather with forecasters warning winter and spring could be wetter than average.The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a new update on two important drivers of Australia's climate.
A male nurse worked for years on the pediatric ward of a Tasmanian hospital while "credible" Australian Federal Police intel about him discussing child abuse online sat dormant.An inquiry into child sexual abuse allegations in the state service has previously been told of "catastrophic" system failures relating to James Geoffrey Griffin, and red flags ignored by the Launceston General Hospital.
The NSW government is overfunding well-off private schools by hundreds of millions of dollars while underfunding the state's public schools by billions per year, according to a new report.The NSW Teachers Federation-commissioned report estimates the state government will overfund private schools by around $850 million in the five-year period from 2019 to 2023.
A shopper has wowed fellow Aussies with footage of a spotless Woolies store. Find out why people are amazed.
Raelene Cooper and Josie Alec spoke with Yahoo News Australia ahead of their speeches to the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Interview: Michael Dahlstrom
A prince flies in a carriage propelled by kingfishers in Hume Cook's Australian Fairytales. Author providedContent warning: this article contains reference to racist depictions of Aboriginal Australians. Most of us grew up reading fairy tales adapted from the European tradition: stories of kings, queens and princesses set in palaces and forests, such as Cinderella, Snow White, Beauty and the Beast. But what about the history of Australian fairy tales? Australia’s vast distances, deserts, harsh t
A couple parked outside their home for decades, until they received a $2100 fine for doing just that.
Survivors of institutional child sexual abuse will have greater access to boosted support services after the federal government stumped up almost $40 million.The national redress scheme - established in response to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse - will get an extra $39.
West Australians have been urged not to fall for a mobile phone scam offering free COVID-19 PCR test kits.The scam sends texts advising people they are an Omicron close contact and need to order a test kit using the link provided.