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Having sustainability front of mind may be part of the new normal many Australians are living following the onset of the pandemic, research shows.The lockdowns that confined millions of people to their homes and close communities caused many to make more considered day-to-day choices, the University of Queensland research suggests.
Aldi shoppers have been warned about a new scam currently circulating on Facebook. Here's what you need to know.
The woman stole the rifle from the back of the car before shooting at officers and a civilian.
Wildfires raging in the forests of eastern Algeria have killed at least 37 people and wounded 161 others, the civil protection department of the North African country said Thursday.Most of the victims were reported in the wilaya, or region, of El Tarf, near the northern Algeria-Tunisian border, where 34 people were found dead.
A single moment of inattention meant a much loved Victorian man lost his life and his newborn daughter lost the chance to know her father.Another much loved man, a father with a daughter the same age, will spend the rest of his life in grief and remorse knowing he caused that.
A Melburnian accused of creating intrusive spyware as a 15-year-old and then selling it to domestic violence perpetrators and other criminals has faced court.Police allege the now 24-year-old man created the remote access trojan (RAT) named Imminent Monitor which let perpetrators control victims' computers, steal personal information, and turn on their webcams and microphones.
Russia says there is a risk of a man-made disaster at Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant and has accused Kyiv and the West of planning "provocation" there during a visit to Ukraine by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres.A senior Ukrainian official dismissed what he depicted as a cynical assertion by Moscow, and said the simplest solution to the situation would be for Russian forces to withdraw from the plant, remove any munitions stored there and demine it.
Jacinda Ardern has been accused of a cover-up by suspended Labour MP Gaurav Sharma in an explosive interview likely to cause more pain for the first-term parliamentarian.Dr Sharma now faces party expulsion next week, with the prime minister's office confirming the caucus would re-visit his partyroom membership at its next meeting.
The mum has spoken out amid backlash.
Travelling 30km inland, this seal isn't finished just yet. Find out the latest regarding its wild ride.
The Western Australian government admits it failed to meaningfully implement school attendance plans recommended following child suicides in the state's north.Education Minister Sue Ellery has apologised after an inquiry found serious deficiencies in the planning, implementation and oversight of the plans for students in Halls Creek who were identified as being at severe attendance risk.
UnsplashAs the cut-off for the government’s consultation on a National Cultural Policy (NCP) approaches, thousands in the sector are putting the finishing touches to their three-page submissions. These are directed around “five pillars” drawn from Creative Australia, the national cultural policy announced in the last months of the Gillard regime, but ignored by the Abbott, Turnbull and Morrison governments thereafter. Coalition arts ministers showed little interest in cultural policy. Over the l
Despite being metres away from other swimmers and bystanders, the child goes unnoticed for at least two minutes before his lifeless body is found.
From merchandise placement to music, there are several tricks used in supermarkets to ensure you spend more time and money in store.
Australia's blistering heatwaves kill many more people than any other natural hazard, and more can be done to prepare for future events, new research says.Hospital emergency and ambulance demand, as well as mortality, increases significantly during heatwaves, research from James Cook University shows.
Tasmania's Ashley Youth Detention Centre has a culture of brutality towards children, allowed alleged sexual abusers to continue working and has breached United Nations torture conventions, an inquiry has been told.A former detainee, known as Warren, said he was raped at least 20 times by one guard and sexually assaulted more than 50 times by other staff who withheld his ADHD medication until they abused him.
One person is in custody and more are helping police with their inquiries after a five-year-old girl, allegedly abducted in the Northern Territory, was found safe and well.The girl went missing on August 7 but was taken to the Darwin police station on Friday.
A man managed to narrowly avoid being hit by a piece of plane falling from the sky while on his lunch break. Find out what happened.
A top executive at former President Donald Trump's family business has pleaded guilty to evading taxes in a deal that could potentially make him a star witness against the company at a fall trial.Trump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg pleaded guilty on Thursday to all 15 of the charges he faced in the case.
The two biggest housing markets in Australia are leading the property downturn but may have already seen their sharpest declines, some analysts say.Property market movements in Sydney and Melbourne are still highly dependent on interest rates, however, with all eyes on the Reserve Bank's decision-making over the next few months.