PM's boat plan a legislative folly: Rudd
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PM's boat plan a legislative folly: Rudd
Star Entertainment's Queensland casinos should not be judged solely on the actions of their embattled counterparts south of the border, the gambling giant argues.A NSW inquiry has proposed a new independent casino regulator after hearing allegations Star enabled suspected money laundering, organised crime, fraud and foreign interference at its Sydney casino.
Around 600 beehives have been destroyed and eight properties infected as NSW attempts to stop the spread of the varroa mite, with authorities confident of containing the outbreak.About 440 beekeepers are impacted while the eradication zone has been expanded to about 25 kilometres north of Newcastle where the mite, which is deadly to bees, was first detected.
A NSW police officer could be heard saying the couple had been seen at a protest the previous day. The arrest took place close to Hyde Park, where the couple had been sitting and speaking to media. Source: Yahoo
The airline will offer beds to economy passengers in 2024, in a "world-first".
The woman chained herself to her car during peak hour traffic. Source: The Project
Five-time world champion Carissa Moore has booked her spot in the World Surf League finals with a heroic win in Brazil to further extend her lead in the rankings over Australian Stephanie Gilmore.Moore left it late to edge France's Johanne Defay in the final near Rio de Janeiro, marking the 25th tour victory of her career.
EU countries have clinched deals on proposed laws to combat climate change, backing a 2035 phase-out of new fossil fuel car sales and a multibillion-euro fund to shield poorer citizens from CO2 costs.After more than 16 hours of negotiations, environment ministers from the European Union's 27 member states agreed their joint positions on five laws early on Wednesday, part of a broader package of measures to slash planet-warming emissions this decade.
Raemar, Blue, 1969, Tate: Presented by the Tate Americas Foundation, partial purchase and partial gift of Doris J. Lockhart 2013. © James Turrell. Photo: Chen HaoReview: Light: Works from The Tate’s Collection, ACMI The first room of Light: Works from The Tate’s Collection at Melbourne’s ACMI, begins, cannily, at the end of the Enlightenment – the period of the 17th and 18th centuries characterised by the emergence of the scientific method and the decline of the power of religious thinking. Begi
Shutterstock“Stagflation” is an ugly word for an ugly situation – the unpleasant combination of economic stagnation and inflation. The last time the world experienced it was the early 1970s, when oil-exporting countries in the Middle East cut supplies to the United States and other supporters of Israel. The “supply shock” of a four-fold increase in the cost of oil drove up many prices and dampened economic activity globally. Stagflation was thought left behind. But now there is a real risk of it
Firefighters and soldiers are searching for survivors in the rubble of a shopping mall in central Ukraine after a Russian missile strike killed at least 18 people in an attack condemned by the United Nations and the West.More than 1000 people were inside when two Russian missiles slammed into the mall in Kremenchuk, about 300km southeast of the capital Kyiv, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said.
The property rental platform announced the change on Tuesday after an 'effective' trial period. Find out more.
Just under a third of Australia's 9.8 million homes are owned outright, while more than a third are owned with a mortgage, the 2021 census has found.
People in France should start wearing masks again in crowded areas, especially in public transport, as the country has to deal with a new wave of COVID-19 infections fuelled by new variants of the disease, Health Minister Brigitte Bourguignon says."I'm not saying it should be mandatory but I do ask the French people to put the mask on in public transport," she told RTL, adding it was a "civic duty" to do so.
The husband of a woman who died on their honeymoon in a golf buggy accident on Hamilton Island has shared a tribute to his lost love. See what he said.
Export restrictions in about 24 countries globally are pushing up prices and increasing food insecurity, according to the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences.The latest ABARES Insights report showed food prices have increased 65 per cent in the past two years, and reached their highest level since October 2012.
Ukraine has accused Russia of a 'terrorist attack' on more than 1000 innocent civilians.
The operator of South Australia's Tesla big battery has been fined $900,000 after a software glitch left it unable to help stabilise the grid.Hornsdale Power Reserve (HPR) was ordered on Tuesday to pay the penalty after being taken to the Federal Court by the Australian Energy Regulator.
The property is within walking distance of popular shops, cafes and restaurants, but people can't look past one major drawback. Find out what it is.
A $264 million olive branch has been extended to rail workers to ease train safety concerns and avert more disruption, but their union says it has been "burnt too many times" to take the verbal deal.The Rail, Tram and Bus Union has been locked in long-running negotiations with the government over safety modifications it wants on the $2.
China has slashed the quarantine time for inbound travellers by half in a major easing of one of the world's strictest COVID-19 curbs, which have deterred travel in and out of the country since 2020.Quarantine at centralised facilities has been cut to seven days from 14, and subsequent at-home health monitoring has been reduced to three days from seven, the National Health Commission said in a statement.