Australia's economic recovery has exceeded all expectations and that will be reflected in the Reserve Bank's latest policy statement, central bank deputy governor Guy Debelle says.The RBA will on Friday release its quarterly statement on monetary policy containing its latest economic forecasts.
Scott Morrison is expected to announce the restart of Australian repatriation flights from India after a proposal was reportedly approved by the cabinet national security committee.In a meeting on Thursday, the committee signed off on the plan to start repatriating Australians stranded in India as early as next week, the ABC reports.
Sydneysiders are again wearing masks on public transport, in supermarkets and Uber rides as health officials race to figure out how COVID-19 escaped hotel quarantine.Restrictions for Greater Sydney were reimposed on Wednesday, including mandatory masks in indoor settings, a 20-person cap on indoor gatherings, and a ban on singing.
In the judge's mind, the honesty of the young woman who accused disgraced former NRL star Jarryd Hayne of raping her was never in doubt.District Court Judge Helen Syme - who jailed Hayne on Thursday for five years and nine months with a minimum three years and eight months - said a jury believed the woman's story and so did she.
Early risers and night owls will be treated to an "incredible display" as meteors streak across the sky at the end of the week.Keen eyes should be able to spot 15 to 20 shooting stars per hour during the display on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Rio Tinto's new chief executive is keen for the company to consider developing new mining assets as it looks to expand its iron ore portfolio for the coming decade.Jakob Stausholm, who took over as chief executive in January, however clarified that the company would only consider opportunities that add value.
Melbourne researchers have shed new light on the evolutionary mystery behind why some seals and sea lions swim differently from others.Unlike feet-propelled grey and harbor seals in the northern hemisphere, Australian-based fur seals and sea lions use wing-like front flippers for swimming.
A driver has been arrested after his truck ploughed into a traffic light in central Melbourne, leaving five pedestrians injured including two critically.The truck driver did not stop to help the injured after the crash near the intersection of City Road and Power Street at Southbank on Thursday night.
Kanishka Raffel has been elected as the next Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, the first person from a non-European background to hold the position.Mr Raffel has been the Dean of Sydney for the past six years and previously led a large Anglican church in Perth for 16 years.
6 million of taxpayer money will be put towards the federal government's "gas-fired" recovery in next week's budget.7 million for early works to help gas infrastructure projects and $3.
A truck driver is on the run after ploughing into five pedestrians in central Melbourne.The truck hit a traffic light and a group of pedestrians near the intersection of City Road and Power Street at Southbank on Thursday night.
Five people have been injured, including two critically, after a truck ploughed into pedestrians in central Melbourne.
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Global mining giant Rio Tinto has faced a shareholder revolt over payouts to its executives who departed following the Juukan Gorge destruction.The company has received a "first strike" after more than 60 per cent of shareholders - well above the 25 per cent threshold - voted against its remuneration report.
Reserve Bank deputy governor Guy Debelle says Australia's economic recovery has exceeded all expectations, but insists significant monetary policy support will be required for quite some time to come.Addressing an online event for an audience in Perth on Thursday, Dr Debelle said economic growth was now back to its pre-pandemic level while employment was above it.
China's latest affront to Australia has been slammed as 'disappointing' as the two nations' relations continue to deteriorate.
A mother, who worked as a nurse, has died in what might be a murder-suicide, with her sisters sharing a heartfelt message.
Anela Rezentes, 6, said her 'soul left her body' after she was brushed by the frantic blacktip shark at the busy beach.
Former attorney-general Christian Porter is seeking to strike out parts of the ABC's defence in defamation proceedings concerning historical rape allegations.The public broadcaster's defence contains material that is "evasive or ambiguous" and/or scandalous, according to an application filed on behalf of Mr Porter.