Pension cuts kind to 90 per cent: govt
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Pension cuts kind to 90 per cent: govt
An Australian firm has announced a partnership with a global leader in encryption technology to roll out the nation's first sovereign quantum encryption service.AUCloud is one of a handful of companies trusted by governments worldwide to host secure sovereign cloud services.
Awaiting rescue, the woman appeared to snap photos seconds before her car went under. See how close she came to a tragic incident.
Influenza has returned to Europe at a faster-than-expected rate this winter after almost disappearing last year, raising concerns about a prolonged "twindemic" with COVID-19 amid doubts about the effectiveness of flu vaccines.Lockdowns, mask-wearing and social distancing that have become the norm in Europe during the COVID-19 pandemic knocked out flu last winter, temporarily eradicating a virus that globally kills about 650,000 a year, according to EU figures.
A disaster expert has outlined key issues which the Pacific island nation could now face.
More than $8 million in federal government funding will be spent on the beleaguered agricultural show industry to ensure the show goes on for its showmen and women.With around 700 Australian ag shows cancelled since the pandemic began, many of the showmen and women who travel the circuit have been left struggling.
A nurse in Italy was caught giving out fake Covid-19 vaccinations after police set up a hidden camera. See the footage the police shared.
The federal government is "extremely concerned" about the health of detained Australian man Yang Hengjun on the eve of his third year in a Chinese prison.Dr Yang, 56, was detained by Chinese authorities in January 2019 at Guangzhou Airport before being charged with espionage in October 2020.
The federal government has defended its approach to a decade-long women's safety plan after initially opening the consultation period for only two weeks.The timeframe drew a backlash from women's safety advocates, who criticised it for being too short during a pandemic and holiday period.
Tasmania is removing coronavirus testing and travel registration requirements for fully vaccinated people arriving from interstate.Premier Peter Gutwein announced the change would be in place from midnight on Tuesday.
The body of the missing boy, Dean Verberckmoes, was found on Monday after the arrest of a 34-year-old man. Now his mum is speaking out.
A Norwegian court will this week hear mass killer Anders Behring Breivik explain why he believes he should be released from prison after spending more than a decade behind bars.Breivik, a far-right extremist, killed 77 people in Norway's worst peacetime atrocity in July 2011.
Emily Morse chalked up her persistent back pain to sitting hunched over her computer for eight hours a day. She's now fighting for her life. Read more.
The rabbi caught up in the Texas synagogue stand-off has described how he escaped by throwing a chair at the British gunman holding him hostage.Malik Faisal Akram, originally from Blackburn in Lancashire, was shot dead when the FBI stormed Congregation Beth Israel synagogue in Colleyville on Saturday night.
NSW Police arrested the 31-year-old man at Surry Hills following an investigation into the disappearance of a nine-year-old girl Source: NSW Police
Tonga's government has confirmed three fatalities in its first official update since Saturday's volcanic eruption and tsunami, and says the evacuation of some outlying islands has begun after the destruction of homes, including an entire village on Mango island.In a statement on Tuesday, the prime minister's office confirmed the deaths of a 65-year-old woman on Mango Island and a 49-year-old man on Nomuka Island, in addition to a British national.
ShutterstockEvery year thousands of students enrol in PhD degrees at universities in New Zealand. The government funds their degrees because the advanced knowledge and innovations they develop benefit our economy and society. But there is growing concern about the impact of COVID-19 on doctoral students. It’s feared some will abandon their degrees, with real implications for the potential future social and economic benefits of the research. PhD students are required to do extensive research and
Danielle Shapiro had acid reflux after the feast Source: TikTok/ Danielleshap
Tonga's small outer islands have suffered extensive damage from a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, with an entire village destroyed and many buildings missing, a Tongan diplomat says.The confirmed death toll is two but pictures taken by New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) reconnaissance aircraft showed "alarming" scenes of a village destroyed on Mango island and buildings missing on nearby Atata island, said Tonga's deputy head of mission in Australia, Curtis Tu'ihalangingie.
Western Australia's government is facing fresh calls to release updated COVID-19 modelling as community events are cancelled ahead of the border reopening.Less than three weeks remain until the February 5 border transition plan, which is underpinned by projections made before the Omicron variant emerged.
Germany's foreign minister says she hopes tensions with Russia over Ukraine could be solved by diplomacy, but she warned that Moscow would suffer if it does attack its neighbour.Minister Annalena Baerbock was speaking in Kyiv on a tour that next takes her to Moscow after talks between Russia and Western states on the Kremlin's deployment of tens of thousands of troops along Ukraine's border ended with no breakthrough last week.