Man shot in suburban Brisbane caravan park
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Man shot in suburban Brisbane caravan park
With pandemic restrictions pretty much all but gone, NSW residents have been enjoying outdoor dining and the government is keen to keep businesses benefiting from the influx of diners.The hospitality industry can look forward to another 18 months of alfresco dining without the need to apply for special permits effectively cutting red tape.
US President Joe Biden says the United States will provide another $US800 million ($A1.2 billion) in weapons and military aid to Ukraine, hailing the courage of Ukrainians since Russia invaded in February.
Australia's carbon credits scheme will be independently assessed following concerns raised about its integrity.Energy and Climate Change Minister Chris Bowen on Friday announced the "comprehensive" review, to be led by former chief scientist Professor Ian Chubb.
A TikTok cosmetic surgeon accused of disrespecting patients and sharing footage of procedures without consent has had his mandated supervision scaled back.Dr Daniel Aronov, who was the subject of investigations by ABC's Four Corners and Nine, applied to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal for a stay on conditions imposed by the Medical Board of Australia.
Religious and ethnic leaders from across Afghanistan have discussed girls' education at a gathering organised by the country's Taliban rulers - but without any women taking part.It was the first such meeting since the hardline Islamist group took over Afghanistan last August as foreign forces withdrew, a change in power that raised international concern about a curtailment of women's rights.
The offender covered the bike with post-it notes stuck down with tape. Source: Supplied/Sam Woodcock
The haunting last moments of Joshua James Connell, from Canberra, were captured on CCTV.
The truck at the centre of a human-smuggling attempt that left 53 people dead had passed through an inland border checkpoint, a US official has revealed.The truck went through the checkpoint on Interstate 35, 42 kilometres northeast of the border city of Laredo, Texas.
Western Australia's government is promising an understanding approach as a ban on many single-use plastics comes into effect.WA is the first state or territory to ban thick plastic bags and unlidded containers under changes to be enforced from Friday.
A man from Canberra had a very sweet story behind his winning Powerball numbers that saw him claim $60 million.
Voting in Papua New Guinea's national election begins on Monday, with police mounting a major security operation to stop a repeat of violence that saw more than 200 people killed during the island nation's last election five years ago.Voting will take place from July 4 to 22, with ballots airlifted to remote constituencies with assistance from the Australian Defence Force.
Wes Mountain/The Conversation, CC BY-NDHomeowners will face mortgage rates near 5.5% in a little over a year, according to a survey of 22 leading Australian economists. The Conversation’s 2022-23 forecasting survey predicts an increase in the Reserve Bank’s cash rate from its present 0.85% to a peak of 3.1% by next August. If fully passed on, the series of rate hikes would lift the cost of payments on a variable $500,000 mortgage by about $600 per month and the cost of payments on a $800,000 mor
The driver found his vehicle covered in a bizarre series of furious post-it notes.
Anti-terrorism powers available to NSW Police should be wound back because they aren't able to use them correctly, the law enforcement watchdog says.The Law Enforcement Conduct Commission's (LECC) latest tri-annual report on NSW Police's use of anti-terror powers has given a bruising assessment of the force's use of legislation.
Terrorism fears have led Australia to upgrade its safety advice for those planning a trip to the UK.The federal government's SmartTraveller website said it had reviewed advice for travellers to Britain, urging them to "exercise a high degree of caution".
French President Emmanuel Macron has declared Anthony Albanese "is not responsible" for the submarine debacle.The prime minister visited Mr Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Friday to repair the relationship with France over Australia's decision to dump the $90 billion submarine contract.
Defence Minister Richard Marles has vowed Australia will fix patrol vessels sent to Pacific island nations that were found to have potential faults.The Defence Department said it had advised the government of issues involving possible faults in the exhaust system of Guardian-class patrol boats.
Libya has witnessed truly chaotic scenes as the country descends further into disarray.
The federal government is to provide almost $3 million to help restore and enhance 12,400 hectares of mangroves and saltmarsh habitats north of Adelaide.The project aims to restore natural tidal flows thereby improving the ecological health of local ecosystems.
Queensland's crime and corruption watchdog has a new boss with Bruce Barbour permanently appointed as chairman of the Crime and Corruption Commission.The former NSW ombudsman has been interim head of the CCC since January after the resignation of Alan MacSporran.