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Aldi shoppers have been warned about a new scam currently circulating on Facebook. Here's what you need to know.
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.
An urgent warning has been issued to Aussie parents trying to heat their homes after an incident that could have had a tragic outcome. Find out what happened here.
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.
Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi has testified in a prison courtroom in the capital for the first time in her official secrets case, a legal official said.Suu Kyi, who has been detained since the military ousted her government last year, is being tried in Naypyitaw with Australian economist Sean Turnell and three former Cabinet members on the same charge, which is punishable by up to 14 years in prison.
Nam Anh / UnsplashIf you think about “unravelling the mysteries of the universe”, you probably think of physics: astronomers peering through telescopes at distant galaxies, or experimenters smashing particles to smithereens at the Large Hadron Collider. When biologists try to unravel deep mysteries of life, we too tend to reach for physics. But our new research, published in Science, shows physics may not always have the answers to questions of biology. For centuries scientists have asked why, k
Her family feared the worst when she was last seen going on a date. Find out what happened.
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 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.
A gradual slowdown is expected in the construction of houses over the next three years due to rising interest rates, as well as land and labour shortages.However, the pipeline of work yet to be completed is likely to keep home building activity ticking along comfortably until mid-2023.
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.
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
The mum has spoken out amid backlash.
The woman stole the rifle from the back of the car before shooting at officers and a civilian.
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.
The friends say they're lucky to be alive after the ordeal on a busy Queensland motorway. Find out what happened.
Travelling 30km inland, this seal isn't finished just yet. Find out the latest regarding its wild ride.
Tasmanian Museum and Art GalleryIn a newly announced partnership with Texas biotech company Colossal Biosciences, Australian researchers are hoping their dream to bring back the extinct thylacine is a “giant leap” closer to fruition. Scientists at University of Melbourne’s TIGRR Lab (Thylacine Integrated Genetic Restoration Research) believe the new partnership, which brings Colossal’s expertise in CRISPR gene editing on board, could result in the first baby thylacine within a decade. The geneti
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has chastised his predecessor for making light of secretly taking on five portfolios during the pandemic.Scott Morrison, who was sworn in to oversee the departments of health, finance, treasury, resources and home affairs, on Thursday commented on memes and posted photoshopped images of himself in various groups, including as the head of the NRL's Cronulla Sharks.
Paying teachers more as they progress up the ladder will keep them from walking away from what is now a lonely profession of freelancers, a NSW parliamentary inquiry has heard.An upper house committee is investigating how to combat the shrinking supply of school teachers, a problem felt across the country that has now drawn the federal government's focus.