Palmer slams Qld govt over ailing refinery
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Palmer slams Qld govt over ailing refinery
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.
Jai Hindley has moved into second place in the Giro d'Italia, seven seconds off the lead after taking second in the 14th stage.Briton Simon Yates won Saturday's stage in Turin after a 147-kilometre ride from Santena.
Queenslanders will have access to free flu jabs across the state as the government seeks to curb rising cases.Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced the initiative on Monday as influenza A cases increase after two years of low flu numbers due to COVID-19.
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.
Chinese state media doesn't hold much hope for the future of Sino-Australian relations regardless of who wins the election. Find out more.
The incoming prime minister has dashed China's hopes his appointment could turn a page in their relationship with Australia. 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.
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.
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.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has warned both major parties that voters are sick of adversarial politics, as the Greens look at winning three federal seats in Brisbane.With more than 70 per cent of the ballots counted on Monday, the Liberal National Party's primary vote has slumped 4.
A man has fatally shot another man in the chest on a moving New York City subway train, police say.The shooting came shortly before noon on Sunday on a Q train in Manhattan just before arrival at the Canal Street station, police said.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese can expect an invitation to visit the Ukraine capital when the war-torn European nation's president calls.Ukrainian ambassador to Australia Vasyl Myroshnychenko says there will soon be a call between Mr Albanese and President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and an official invitation will be extended.
Early gains for the local bourse after the weekend's federal election have faded in the afternoon, with the market finishing basically flat.After being up as many as 50 points in morning trading, the benchmark S&P;/ASX 200 index closed on Monday just 3.
Anthony Albanese is set for victory in Australia's 2022 Federal Election.
France's departing foreign affairs minister says Scott Morrison's election loss in Australia suits him and he hopes ties with Australia will now improve.Jean-Yves Le Drian made the comments at a handover ceremony in Paris.
The incoming prime minister says he expects Australia's rocky relationship with China to continue. Source: ABC News
Australian business groups say the incoming Labor government must work quickly to ease the acute skills crisis facing firms, while coming up with practical measures to tackle rising cost pressures.Labor leader Anthony Albanese has so far fallen short of securing sufficient seats to secure a majority government, although the coalition was clearly defeated in Saturday's poll, which resulted in a larger crossbench.
The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet begins a visit to China on Monday, the first trip by a holder of the office since 2005.The visit comes amid concerns that it could lead to an endorsement rather than scrutiny of China's rights record.
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.
The Solomon Islands has congratulated Australia's Labor leader Anthony Albanese on his election victory, saying much "remains to be done" in the bilateral relationship, as Pacific islands neighbour Fiji welcomed the party's climate policies.Albanese will be sworn in as the 31st prime minister on Monday along with four senior party members, even as vote counting continues, before heading to Tokyo to attend a Quad summit on Tuesday with US President Joe Biden and the prime ministers of Japan and I