Pension age hike to 70 still likely
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Pension age hike to 70 still likely
Record flooding and heatwaves are predicted around the country. Some areas have seen the 'biggest rainfall' in at least 100 years. Find out more.
Paramjeet Singh and Sandeep Walia had to be separated by friends after a wild argument about who would have to share a room with their new housemate.Both men came to Australia from India in 2014 to study and work and were living with two other friends at a home in Maidstone, in Melbourne's west.
The much-delayed electrification of a major rail line in Adelaide's north is now set for completion by April but not before another cost blowout to $842 million.The latest $127 million increase has largely been blamed on the COVID-19 pandemic, including manufacturing shutdowns and issues with bringing highly skilled workers into the state.
South Australia has reported another fall in COVID-19 infections providing further evidence the Omicron wave may have peaked.SA reported 2009 new cases on Monday, down from 2062 on Sunday and 2193 on Saturday and the lowest daily total since December 30.
The man was accused of selling RATs for $70 by a TikTok user.Source: TikTok
A French soldier has been killed in a mortar shelling attack on a base in Mali, the military says.The 24-year-old artilleryman, Alexandre Martin, was serving with France's anti-insurgent force Operation Barkhane, according to a statement from the French army.
A Melbourne woman hit the jackpot in Saturday’s TattsLotto after playing the same numbers for nearly 50 years. Find out how she plans to spend her fortune.
Some British embassy staff and their dependants are being pulled out of Kyiv in response to the mounting Russian threat to Ukraine.The UK Foreign Office confirmed the move after the United States ordered the families of all American personnel at the US embassy to leave the country in response the the risk of an invasion.
The US State Department has ordered diplomats' family members to leave Ukraine, as US President Joe Biden weighs options for boosting America's military assets in Eastern Europe to counter a build-up of Russian troops.The order, which also allows US diplomats stationed at the embassy in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv to leave voluntarily, is one of the clearest signs yet that American officials are bracing for an aggressive Russian move in the region.
Parliamentarians in Honduras could be heard chanting "traitors" after a split in a party vote. Source: Reuters
NSW and Victoria daily Covid cases continue to fall, but another 41 people have died across the two states. Find out more about the latest figures.
The island nation had managed to avoid local cases for over two years until now. Find out more.
Australia has significantly boosted supplies of a diesel exhaust fuel vital to keeping the country's freight and logistics sectors on track.After striking up an agreement with the federal government, fertiliser manufacturer Incitec Pivot has increased the local production of AdBlue by 800 per cent to address a domestic shortage.
A man found dead on a rural property in northwest Tasmania with significant head injuries was likely murdered, police say.The 59-year-old's body was discovered on Sunday night in the small town of Sprent after emergency services responded to reports a car was on fire.
India has reported more than 300,000 new COVID-19 infections for the fourth straight day even though the caseload in the past 24 hours was slightly lower than a day before.India reported 333,533 new COVID-19 infections with 525 dead, according to the figures released by the government on Sunday.
A park in southwest Sydney has become the focus of an ongoing police investigation into the 2020 shooting murder of underworld figure Mejid Hamzy.Police say officers will search Deepwater Park, Panania, as well as a creek adjacent to Kelso Park South and Marco Reserve on Tuesday.
A 17-year-old Australian boy has sent his family voice messages from a Syrian prison, saying he fears for his life after his friends died beside him.The boy says children as young as eight are being killed in the Guweiran prison and that he has been injured by gunfire.
In the city, pigeons can be dismissed as "rats of the sky". In outback Australia, they're a rare and beautiful sight.
South Australia's COVID-19 caseload appears to be stabilising, with 2062 new infections or about 130 fewer than reported on Saturday despite similar testing rates.There were also no further virus-related deaths.
The owner of Chinese social media platform WeChat insists there is "no evidence of any hacking or third-party intrusion" in Prime Minister Scott Morrison's account.Coalition members have backed a boycott of WeChat in retaliation for the prime minister's account being taken over and rebranded as "Australian Chinese new life" earlier this month.