Opal miner's body retrieved in Queensland
Opal miner's body retrieved in Queensland
Australia's largest exotic mushroom farm and processing facility is being established on the former Holden car manufacturing site in Adelaide, creating up to 350 jobs.The $110 million facility will produce more than 20,000 tonnes of exotic mushrooms and associated products each year.
A woman was frightfully close to being bitten by a highly venomous tiger snake. Watch the footage here.
It's been a bumpy ride for the Macca's potato scallop. Here's why it's ignited yet more anger.
A Queensland man accused of abducting his mother last week has been charged with murdering the woman described by family as gentle, funny, caring and clever.Slade Murdok, 30, faced Brisbane Magistrates Court on Tuesday charged with the murder of his 61-year-old mother Wendy Sleeman.
A former top cop will head the crackdown on sex traffickers using the migration system to exploit vulnerable foreign workers.Former Victorian police commissioner Christine Nixon will target criminal organisations abusing the system, calling allegations of sex trafficking through migration schemes "concerning".
The NSW Education Standards Authority is investigating Sydney schools linked to the conservative Catholic group Opus Dei.Premier Dominic Perrottet confirmed NESA had been asked to investigate "broad concerns" about the curriculum at the schools, to be broadcast by the ABC's Four Corners program on Monday.
The death toll from the suicide bombing that tore through a mosque in northwestern Pakistan has risen to 87, a day after one of the biggest attacks in the unstable South Asian nation.The attack on Monday occurred in one of the most fortified areas of Peshawar city, which houses offices of the police and counterterrorism departments.
The largest intake of junior doctors in Queensland history will form the base of an increase in frontline health workers across the state, the premier says.More than 830 junior doctors are to be deployed across 20 health facilities, aiming to improve access to care in rural, regional and metropolitan hospitals.
Furious locals have blasted council over a 'money grabbing' move – but not everyone agrees. What do you think? Vote in our poll.
Victorian justice reforms that include loosening the nation's toughest bail laws will be introduced in the first half of the year.Premier Daniel Andrews on Tuesday said his government had been working on a raft of changes for some time but they had not been fully discussed at cabinet.
15-year-old Mia McIntosh claims to have bought a "zero sugar coke" from McDonald's but was disappointed to find high levels of sugar when she tested it. Source: TikTok / heyyitsm1a
A Brisbane man has spotted an astonishing sight from his balcony overlooking the Brisbane River – a school of bullsharks swimming near the iconic Story Bridge.Source: Facebook/Paulo Baleeiro
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The Greens are spoiling to block proposed government changes to lowering the ceiling on carbon emissions for some large companies if, at the same time, new fossil fuel projects are ticked off.Greens leader Adam Bandt has threatened to use the party's balance of power in the Senate to derail the proposals and accused Labor of being as "wedded to new coal and gas" as the former Liberal government.
Former Test cricketer Stuart MacGill shed tears of joy before drinking six or seven bourbon and cokes in an hour-and-a-half and allegedly intimidating one of his best friend's former partners.MacGill, 51, is accused of stalking and verbally intimidating his friend's former fiance Samantha Ford while walking down a Sydney CBD street, and then at a nearby pub on February 1, 2022.
Erik Anderson/AAPAround Australia, about 320,000 children are starting school for the first time. As an early childhood researcher, former kindergarten teacher, and parent of a child beginning school on Monday, this transition fascinates me. Culturally we place so much importance on this time. Everyone from the lovely cashier at the supermarket, to family, friends and neighbours have been eagerly asking my child, “are you excited about starting school?” While people have good intentions, the que
Aussie drivers have been spooked by this familiar looking van. Find out why.
Australia could launch their Women's World Cup campaign in front of more than 80,000 fans after FIFA responded to the huge demand to see Sam Kerr's Matildas by moving their opening fixture against Republic of Ireland to Sydney's Accor Stadium.Alongside New Zealand kicking off the Trans-Tasman tournament at Auckland's Eden Park, more than 100,000 people will attend the World Cup's opening day.
A second nationwide strike has disrupted French electricity production, public transport and schools in a backlash against the government's plans to make people work longer before retirement.Unions, which have scheduled protest rallies across France throughout the day, want to keep the pressure on the government and hope to repeat the large turnout for the first national day of protest on January 19.
The confronting clip garnered widespread attention, prompting many to believe it was too crazy to be real. See how the family responded.