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A stuntman filming an underground poker game scene for a hip-hop song was shot dead with a sawn-off firearm that should never have been on set, a Brisbane coroner has found."An accumulation of errors" resulted in the tragic death of Johann Ofner, coroner Donald MacKenzie said in inquest findings handed down in Brisbane on Tuesday.
A NSW man has lost his licence and been charged with drink-driving after being nabbed by police twice on Australia Day.Police charged the man with two high-range drink-driving offences after being stopped twice within hours in the state's north on Wednesday.
An alleged underworld figure has been extradited to Sydney and faces charges for a public shooting and a separate kidnapping and stabbing in Sydney's west.Ibrahem Hamze, 27, was flown from Queensland to NSW on Tuesday and charged with shooting with intent to murder and soliciting a murder following the attack outside a Prospect gym in November 2021.
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The Northern Territory has reported another 492 COVID-19 infections with the government conceding the virus is "everywhere".But Health Minister Natasha Fyles says public health measures to contain the outbreak are working.
South Korea has recorded more than 8000 new coronavirus infections for the first time as health authorities reshape the country's pandemic response to address a surge driven by the highly contagious Omicron variant.The 8571 new cases reported by the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency on Tuesday followed three straight days exceeding 7000.
The "virtual fatigue" felt by so many of us will change the way Australia lives and works, a survey shows.Years of tapping to seek advice or treatment, order food, try to learn, or see colleagues and friends are taking their toll.
Russia's ambassador in Australia says the country's decision to withdraw diplomatic staff from its embassy in Ukraine "would be funny if it wasn't so sad".Aleksey Pavlovsky has talked down fears of an invasion of Ukraine, saying there is no intention to go to war as 100,000 troops amass on the border.
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NSW has surpassed one million coronavirus cases as a leading health expert warns COVID-19 infections could spread widely during Australia Day events.The state on Wednesday recorded another 21,030 new COVID-19 infections, marking the seven-digit figure two years after the first case was recorded in Australia.
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Anthony Albanese believes Labor can end Australia's long-running climate policy wars should the opposition win the federal election.He used an address to the National Press Club to spruik Labor's climate policy centred on a legislated 43 per cent emissions cut this decade.
Victoria has recorded one of its highest daily death tolls of the pandemic, after 35 people died with COVID-19.The state posted 13,507 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, including 6533 from PCR tests and 6974 from rapid antigen tests.
A memorial has been planned for the "sweet, innocent" girl whose body was found in a barrel northwest of Sydney.
A cross-party parliamentary committee says the government has not allowed enough scrutiny of $1.5 billion in COVID-19 pandemic spending and some health measures.
Britain is not ruling out sanctions targeted at Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin in person if Russia invades Ukraine, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss says.US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would consider personal sanctions on Putin if Russia invades Ukraine, as Western leaders stepped up military preparations and made plans to shield Europe from a potential energy supply shock.
Three Northern Territory mines are set to restart operations after major project status was awarded to the Mt Bundy Gold Project.The NT government says the $412 million project is likely to generate $1.
Authorities are investigating whether culturally significant Aboriginal rock carvings on Tasmania's rugged northwest coast have been deliberately damaged.The state's Parks and Wildlife Service received a report on Monday that petroglyphs at Sundown Point had "changed".
Millions of people in the central Asian countries Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan have been left without electricity after a major technical outage.The Kazakh Energy Ministry said an important cable was broken, which has led to outages in the economic hub of Almaty as well as across Kyrgyzstan and several regions of neighbouring Uzbekistan.
Rescue teams have found one body in their search for 39 people reported missing after their boat capsized off Florida's coast, the US Coast Guard says in what is being called a human smuggling attempt gone awry.Coast Guard Commander Jo-Ann Burdian said during a news conference in Miami on Wednesday that search and rescue efforts would continue for survivors, a day after a good Samaritan found a man perched on the mostly submerged hull of the overturned boat in the Atlantic Ocean and rescued him.