One in eight get breast cancer before 85
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One in eight get breast cancer before 85
There is hope the Tamil family taken from their home in Biloela four years ago will return for daughter Tharnicaa's fifth birthday in just under three weeks.Incoming federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers wants the family to return to the central Queensland town "as soon as possible" and is expecting to be briefed on the matter this week.
South Australia will consider lifting its mask mandate for high school students with Premier Peter Malinauskas hoping the COVID-19 restriction can go.The state's Emergency Management Council meets on Tuesday with the mask requirement for secondary students among a number of issues to be considered.
The White House has issued a statement after US President Joe Biden called Anthony Albanese to congratulate him on his Australian election victory and underline the strength of their countries' alliance."President Biden reaffirmed the United States' steadfast commitment to the US-Australia alliance and his intent to work closely with the new government to make it stronger still," the statement issued on Sunday said.
Leader Barnaby Joyce has suggested the Nationals did not suffer the same election swings against them as their Liberal colleagues due to voters knowing what the party stood for.The Nationals retained every incumbent seat they contested on Saturday, as well as gaining a new senator in NSW.
A second person has died in a rare tornado that hit a small community in northern Michigan, US state police say.The person was in their 70s and lived in a mobile home park, Derrick Carroll said.
Scott Morrison has been roasted by Chinese state media over his 'anti-China crusade' and it's fair to say they have not held back. Find out more.
Giulio Ciccone went solo in the finale to win the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia, a 177-km mountain trek between Rivarolo Canavese and Cogne.Behind him Richard Carapaz survived an early scare when he was involved in a pile-up to retain the overall lead from Australian Jai Hindley.
Anthony Albanese says he wants his election win to be a "big moment for the country", as the prime minister-elect prepares to be sworn into the top job.In his first public appearance since claiming victory at the election, Mr Albanese said himself and several key ministers would be sworn in as an interim arrangement on Monday before the full cabinet is unveiled at a later date.
Nine in 10 Australian infants aren't consuming enough iron.The finding, based on nationwide interviews with 1100 parents who documented their children's diets, has experts worried the pattern of deficiency could affect growth and lead to learning and behavioural problems.
US President Joe Biden is set to launch a new Indo-Pacific trade pact designed to signal US dedication to the region and address the need for stability in commerce after the chaos caused by the pandemic and Russia's invasion of Ukraine.The US president will also devote great attention to the informal alliance known as the Quad.
Sydney's record year of rainfall is far from over, with heavy showers set to fall on the city until Thursday. Find out more here.
New Zealand is eyeing an improved relationship with Australia after the election of Anthony Albanese.Jacinda Ardern says she will use soon-to-be-arranged talks with Australia's new Labor PM to progress New Zealand's biggest issue with its key ally: deportations.
ShutterstockLabor has inherited an economy with a pretty full “head of steam”. Domestic demand is growing strongly, fuelled by households flush with cash (and enriched by big increases in property prices) full pipelines of housing construction and government-funded infrastructure businesses apparently keener to invest than for more than a decade. Unemployment has fallen to its lowest for 48 years with only 1.3 unemployed for each vacant job. And Australia has also been one of very few economies
Modern Aussies have little interest in traditional funerals - they're more for being farewelled at a beach or bowlo before being pressed into a jewel, rocketed into space in a firework or tattooed into someone's skin.Increasingly, conventional services are being boycotted in favour of informal gathering as families look for alternative ways to celebrate loved ones who might not otherwise have opted to have a funeral at all, research shows.
Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce has fought off criticism that he is to blame for the Coalition's election defeat as the fallout from the loss continues.
The 2021 Australian of the Year has taken a final dig at Scott Morrison after voters gave his government a resounding defeat.
Scott Morrison has been dramatically turfed from office with voters flocking to independents and the Greens in a stunning election result that will see Labor form government.
Australia has elected a "community crossbench" to the federal parliament with a focus on climate, integrity and equality, an incoming independent MP says.The latest Australian Electoral Commission figures have independents leading in 10 of the 151 seats in the House of Representatives.
Australia's incoming Prime Minister has received a congratulatory call from his US counterpart. Read what President Joe Biden had to say.
In a stoush that stunned the Nine election panel Liberal frontbencher Jane Hume told Simon Holmes a Court to stick his request 'up his jumper'. See what happened.