Pension age hike to 70 still likely
Pension age hike to 70 still likely
An immigration detainee from Iraq has died in a suspected suicide at Villawood Detention Centre.The Department of Home Affairs, which oversees immigration detention, confirmed the death of the man on Sunday.
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".
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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 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.
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The specialised police unit that included the five Memphis officers involved in the fatal beating of Tyre Nichols has been disbanded as protests continue across the United States following the release of harrowing video of the attack.The department said in a statement on Saturday it was permanently deactivating the Scorpion unit after the police chief spoke with members of Nichols' family, community leaders and other officers.
The South Australian opposition has had a shake up after the resignation of the state's ex-health minister.Liberal leader David Speirs announced his new shadow cabinet on Sunday, with the opposition leader saying he's confident it will lead his party back to government in 2026.
For many, the cloud is an obscure, ethereal place to send files when they run out of space on their phone or laptop.But all of that information goes to a physical site - a data centre where thousands of servers work around the clock to store and manage content.
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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.
New Zealand's death toll from heavy rain has risen to four as flash floods and landslides on the north island continued for a third day.Battered since Friday, Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, remained under a state of emergency.
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
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has pledged a "strong, swift and precise" response to a deadly Palestinian shooting attack near a synagogue on Jerusalem's outskirts as its military sends more troops into the occupied West Bank.Seven people were killed in Friday's attack and two others were wounded in another shooting in the city on Saturday.
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has fired the chairman of his ruling Conservative Party Sunday over a "serious breach" of the ministerial code.Pressure had been building on Nadhim Zahawi amid allegations he settled a multimillion-dollar unpaid tax bill while he was in charge of the country's Treasury.
The world's best surfers must wait at least another day to begin their 2023 season after stormy conditions prompted organisers to call a layday at Banzai Pipeline in Hawaii.Six Australian women spearheaded by eight-times and defending world champion Stephanie Gilmore and seven Aussie men headed by world No.
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A man in Peru's capital has died and others were hospitalised as nationwide clashes between protesters and police continued in the eighth week of the South American country's political crisis.The death of Victor Santisteban Yacsavilca, 55, in Lima brings to 58 the nationwide toll in the protests that began in early December after the impeachment and arrest of President Pedro Castillo.