No medicinal cannabis amnesty: Turnbull
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No medicinal cannabis amnesty: Turnbull
The butterflies have flown from the United States and Canada to Mexico to escape the winter cold. Source: Reuters
The mother is alleged to have given a chilling four-word response when asked where her daughter was. Find out more.
La Boite's artists company is embedding Queensland creatives in the theatre company for 18 months. Markus RavikIn the arts in Australia, precarious employment, unpaid work and short-lived careers are the norm. Many artists and arts workers have “portfolio careers”, piecing together a mixture of jobs while competing for limited funding and career opportunities in the arts. COVID-19 shone a glaring spotlight on this precarity, exposing the lack of permanent jobs in the sector. Some 81% of artists
Tribal clashes between Arabs and non-Arabs have killed at least 24 people in Sudan's western Darfur region, an aid group says.It was the latest bout of intercommunal violence to rock the conflict-stricken region.
Many Aussies dream of a northern hemisphere Christmas and when they travel abroad, enjoy experiencing the wintry scenes: snowy streetscapes with twinkling fairy lights; long evenings next to a log fire; woolly Christmas jumpers and mulled wine.But not all intended to have quite so many of them.
The body of a 20-year-old man who went missing while swimming off the Sunshine Coast has been found.Rescue crews had resumed their search for the man identified in media reports as Travis Davis of Capalaba, south of Brisbane, after he was swept away at Shelly Beach near Caloundra on Saturday afternoon.
There was no deadline for deciding whether it was possible to source an adequate replacement workforce at a Melbourne aged home struck by COVID-19, an inquest has heard.Outbreak managers replaced the entire St Basil's Home for the Aged staff with an emergency workforce on July 22 last year, during Melbourne's second wave.
Ten people aboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship approaching New Orleans have tested positive for COVID-19, officials say.The Norwegian Breakaway had departed New Orleans on November 28 and is due to return this weekend, the Louisiana Department of Health said in a news release on Saturday night.
The USA Power Lotto is offering Aussies the chance to win $400 million in Tuesday's draw. Find out how to enter the draw through the Lottery Office today.
Omicron cases are on the rise in Australia, with fears the variant is spreading in the community. Read more.
Jacinda Ardern has hailed her country's "astonishing" vaccination rate as New Zealand's downtick of COVID-19 cases continues and Aucklanders enjoy restored freedoms.November brought pandemic highs for New Zealand, with 15 deaths, and daily cases pushing beyond 200 for the first time.
Western Australia will reopen its borders before the widespread vaccination of younger children but it won't come soon enough to rescue the fifth Ashes Test.WA's strict border regime had already loomed as an insurmountable barrier to hosting the event before Cricket Australia made it official on Monday, saying it was "not possible to align the respective priorities" of the various stakeholders.
Independent MP Zali Steggall says federal ministers have lost touch with the public after a number of Liberal frontbenchers welcomed the idea of Gladys Berejiklian making a tilt for the federal seat of Warringah.Speculation has increased the former NSW premier would put her hand up for Liberal preselection to run against Ms Steggall in the northern Sydney electorate after the independent won it from former prime minister Tony Abbott in 2019.
Scott Morrison's government has given its full-throated support to the former premier to join the team, despite an ongoing investigation.
Delfina Pan's loved ones revealed the suspect, 20, 'didn't leave her alone' and she had refused to go to New York with him. Read about the allegations.
Instagram are now pouring money into tackling a growing problem that is costing selfie-seekers their lives. Find out more.
After lurching from deadline to deadline, China Evergrande Group is again on the brink of default, with pessimistic comments from the property developer raising expectations of direct state involvement and a managed debt restructuring.Having made three 11th-hour coupon payments in the past two months, Evergrande will again face the end of a 30-day grace period on Monday, with dues this time at $US82.
Genetic material found at crime scenes could help narrow a search for suspects even when there's no match to DNA records, using new technology to be used for the first time by Australian law enforcement.The Australian Federal Police says its new "massively parallel sequencing" DNA analysis technology can help investigators predict the gender, ancestry, eye, and soon hair colour of potential offenders from unmatched genetic evidence found at crime scenes.
Australia is trending down in military capability as historians warn China's ruling party could make a desperate and bold move. Read why.
Victoria's chief health officer is talking up the safety of Pfizer's paediatric COVID-19 vaccine as his state and others wait final clearance for five- to 11-year-olds.The young cohort is to soon become eligible for the vaccine after it was provisionally approved by the nation's medicines regulator, the Therapeutic Goods Administration.