Polls open in WA, Barnett set for defeat
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Polls open in WA, Barnett set for defeat
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.
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.
Australia's incoming Prime Minister has received a congratulatory call from his US counterpart. Read what President Joe Biden had to say.
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.
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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.
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The enlivened Melbourne Vixens have challenged their Super Netball rivals to rise to a new benchmark after an impressive 59-53 comeback victory against the NSW Swifts at John Cain Arena.After absorbing the best the Swifts could throw at them in an even first half, the Vixens found another gear and remain clear on top of the ladder in their pursuit of the minor premiership and potentially a home grand final.
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.
Sydney's record year of rainfall is far from over, with heavy showers set to fall on the city until Thursday. Find out more here.
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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.
The incoming prime minister says he expects Australia's rocky relationship with China to continue. Source: ABC News
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.
Australia has elected a "community crossbench" to the federal parliament with a focus on climate, integrity and equality, an incoming independent MP says.The latest Australian Electoral Commission figures have independents leading in 10 of the 151 seats in the House of Representatives.