Passengers were stuck on a Sydney train at Auburn for two hours on Sunday, only being evacuated in the early hours of the morning.
Australia's medical regulator has granted provisional approval for a Pfizer COVID-19 booster for children aged between six months and five years.The Therapeutic Goods Administration says the booster will protect against severe COVID-19 outcomes including hospitalisation and death.
The private operator of Australia's largest prison is trying to attract workers while its officers take industrial action to protest staffing levels and wages.Prison officers at the Serco-run Clarence Correctional Centre, in the NSW Northern Rivers region, plan to walk off what they say is a poorly paid job at an understaffed facility on Friday.
Foreign Minister Penny Wong has backed a "prompt, independent investigation" into the death of a young Iranian woman in custody.Mahsa Amini's death two weeks ago has sparked anti-government demonstrations across Iran, with protesters calling for the end of the Islamic clerical establishment.
Moscow claims to have won the 'sham' referendums in Russian-controlled areas of Ukraine, while new recruits make horrifying claims in videos.
As the WWII conflict in Asia pushed south towards Australia, warring Indigenous clans in Arnhem Land unified to defend the nation from the Japanese.The three groups of Yolngu warriors joined together using an ancient Makarrata ceremony in 1942 at Gurkawuy, 1000km east of Darwin in the Northern Territory.
People in the path of severe storms and flood threats will receive clearer, localised warnings as the NSW SES adopts a new alert system.The change comes as NSW approaches a storm season threatening to be wetter than usual, Emergency Services Minister Steph Cooke says.
The return of the full fuel excise tax will start showing up at the pump in a matter of days.The fuel tax was halved by the former Morrison government to reduce fuel prices when the conflict in Ukraine caused prices to soar above $2 a litre.
Grotesque noises were broadcast over the plane's speaker system, leaving one passenger in stitches and others dying to solve the mystery. Read more.
The theft court case involving the woman who was embroiled in a texting saga with former Australian Test cricket captain Tim Paine has been further delayed by issues around information disclosure.Renee Ferguson is accused of stealing thousands of dollars and memberships from former employer Cricket Tasmania, where she worked as a receptionist from 2015-17.
An Aussie man will think twice about his next order after making an unpleasant discovery in his beverage. Find out what it
The United States has begun a first-of-its-kind summit with Pacific island leaders, saying they had agreed a partnership for the future and holding out the prospect of "big dollar" help to a region where it hopes to stem China's expanding influence.Leaders from 12 Pacific island states were expected to take part in a two-day summit in Washington DC, with two more sending representatives, and Australia and New Zealand attending as observers.
After her tweet caused an uproar, Pauline Hanson doubled down on her rhetoric, resulting in one of her colleagues calling her a scumbag. Read more.
World Bank President David Malpass has warned that it could take years for global energy production to diversify away from Russia after its invasion of Ukraine, prolonging the risk of stagflation, or a period of low growth and high inflation.In a speech at Stanford University, Malpass said there was an increased likelihood of recession in Europe, while China's growth was slowing sharply and US economic output had contracted in the first half of the year.
The Aussie businesswoman said it was a 'big mistake' going into the store. Find out what happened.
Jury selection has begun in the trial of the founder of the Oath Keepers extremist group and four associates charged with seditious conspiracy, one of the most serious cases to emerge from the Jan.Amid complaints by lawyers for Stewart Rhodes and the others that they cannot get a fair jury in Washington, the judge began winnowing the pool of potential jurors who will decide the fate of the first January 6 defendants to stand trial on the rare Civil War-era charge.
As Australians flock to Bali, many are discovering strange burns on their bodies. Here's what you should know.
Tata Motors has launched India's lowest priced electric car at a little under $A16,000 as the country's only electric vehicle maker looks to draw in more buyers.Tata leads India's EV market, helped by government subsidies and high tariffs on imports.
Southeast Queensland's water supplier will back-pay staff more than $7 million after an investigation by the Fair Work Ombudsman found hundreds of its employees were underpaid over many years.Seqwater has entered into an enforceable undertaking with the ombudsman.
Stronger measures to heal the ozone layer and reduce harmful emissions have been introduced to parliament.Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek said the proposal would modernise and streamline current laws which manage synthetic emissions that affect the world's ozone layer.