Offshore gamble could help Hobart fleet
Offshore gamble could help Hobart fleet
A farmer who discovered the snake was terrified by the reptile's bulging stomach. Find out more.
The US military said it killed a leader of the Islamist militant al Shabaab group with an air strike in Somalia over the weekend, while the insurgents claimed responsibility for a new attack.Somalia's government said the leader was one of the co-founders of the al-Qaeda linked movement that has killed tens of thousands of people in bombings since 2006.
The death toll from Hurricane Ian has climbed past 80 as embattled residents in Florida and the Carolinas faced a recovery expected to cost tens of billions of dollars, and some officials faced criticism over their response to the storm.The death toll was expected to keep rising as floodwaters receded on Sunday and search teams pushed farther into areas initially cut off from the outside world.
A driver's parking job at an IGA has sparked a debate among locals. See why.
The punch caused bleeding on the brain and he was rushed into emergency surgery. Find out more.
The federal government's national security cabinet will meet to discuss a plan to repatriate Australian women and children from Syria.The committee, made up of senior government ministers briefed by top defence brass, will on Tuesday afternoon discuss whether to pull the trigger on repatriating 16 women and 42 children who are families of Islamic State members, AAP has confirmed.
Four families including 3 young children came to Byron Bay for a wedding to find that their Airbnb in Suffolk Park was empty and in the process of being renovated. Credit: TikTok/@reneescbfs
The New Zealand opposition has taken a leaf out of an Australian playbook, brewing a storm over tax ahead of the next election.However, the National party denies concocting misleading campaigns as it attempts to unseat Jacinda Ardern's Labour government.
A city council has told the Sydney boy to close up shop after receiving complaints from locals. Read more.
Getty ImagesNew Zealanders reacted with anger, confusion and disbelief at the sentencing in recent weeks of 18-year-old Jayden Meyer to home detention after his conviction for rape, sexual violation and indecent acts. Meyer’s sentence resulted in protests as well as a petition signed by over 39,000 people demanding tougher sentencing. Crown prosecutors have since announced they will appeal the judge’s decision. So how could such a sentence be justified in the first place? A brief look at the rul
A national anti-corruption commission could hold virtually all of its hearings behind closed doors if a bold proposal is adopted.The Liberal-National coalition will push for further safeguards to prevent public hearings under the proposed anti-corruption watchdog.
The girl began screaming for help as she barely held on for dear life. Find out what happened.
1 million customers have had their ID documents exposed after the massive data breach.In a statement released on Monday afternoon, the telco confirmed the stolen data did not contain valid or current document ID numbers for about 7.
The remains of about 64 Indigenous New Zealanders stolen in the 19th century have been sent back to New Zealand from Austria after more than 70 years of negotiations.Hundreds of people gathered for a ceremony at the country's national museum, Te Papa, in Wellington, to witness a procession as the remains were carried in white boxes, placed on a stage and covered with straw blankets and fur.
A court appeal against a landmark legal victory by traditional owners halting drilling at a massive Northern Territory gas project is likely to be heard next month.The Federal Court on Monday granted the expedited hearing after the same court last month found the offshore gas regulator shouldn't have approved environmental plans to drill in the Barossa gas field, 265km northwest of Darwin.
Shocked onlookers filmed the sky-high stunt as the man leapt between balconies 24 storeys up. Watch the video
Two men who died in a helicopter crash in the Western Australian wheatbelt had been participating in a club event in a private aircraft.The two-seat Robinson R22 helicopter went down near the Cowcowing Lakes at Booralaming on Sunday, killing the men aged in their 50s and 70s.
The heart-shaped Lake Eyre Basin covers about one-sixth of Australia. It contains one of the few remaining pristine river systems in the world. But new research shows oil and gas activity is extending its tentacles into these fragile environments. Its wells, pads, roads and dams threaten to change water flows and pollute this magnificent ecosystem. The study, by myself and colleague Amy Walburn, investigated current and future oil and gas production and exploration on the floodplains of the Lake
A buck's party has ended in tragedy after a man allegedly crashed his car while drink driving. Find out what happened.
The NSW government does not face the same threat from independent politicians taking seats, as the Liberals at the federal election, Premier Dominic Perrottet says.With loyal party MPs retiring and nominations to replace them open, the hunt is on for candidates to help Mr Perrottet win his first election as premier, and deliver a historic fourth term to the Coalition.