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Queensland authorities have refused to investigate the allegations and Adani says it is working in a 'respectful' way. Find out more.
The dog didn't seem to listen, then they realised their chihuahua was more of a Chico than a Max. Find out how they made the bizarre discovery.
Australia could be in for a monster mozzie season but experts say there's plenty people can do to limit the spread of invasive species that carry nasty diseases.The La Nina weather pattern has already caused floods in parts of Queensland and NSW in recent weeks and the Bureau of Meteorology says much of the country will likely have a wetter than average summer.
Donald Trump's former chief of staff Mark Meadows could become the third person to face a criminal contempt charge for refusing to cooperate with the US House of Representatives panel probing the deadly January 6 attack on the Capitol, the committee has warned.Representative Bennie Thompson, chairman of the House of Representatives Select Committee, said in a letter to Meadows' lawyer, George Terwilliger, that Meadows - a former House member - had failed to cooperate with the panel.
A South Australian woman convicted of taking steps to join terror group Islamic State has learnt a "very salutary lesson" after spending time in jail and almost two years under a strict control order, the Federal Court has been told.In a hearing on Tuesday, counsel Dominic Agresta said any ongoing risk posed by Zainab Abdirahman-Khalif was low and any manifestation of that risk, such as relapsing and viewing extremist material online, was equally low.
A teenager who stabbed an unarmed Melbourne man to death in an attack described as a "wildly disproportionate reaction" will likely serve out his sentence at a youth justice centre.Lindim Aliti, 19, on Wednesday faced the Victorian Supreme Court after pleading guilty to the manslaughter of 20-year-old Thomas Tran in a fight at Oakleigh in June last year.
Firefighters have had to use a grinder to free two girls stuck in a shopping trolley in South Australia. Source: @dani.harmer / TikTok
The number of Americans fully vaccinated against COVID-19 has reached 200 million amid a dispiriting holiday-season spike in cases and hospitalisations.New cases in the US climbed from an average of nearly 95,000 a day on November 22 to almost 119,000 a day this week, and hospitalisations are up 25 per cent from a month ago.
Natalia Cano, 20, says food and beverages now smell like "rotting flesh". Watch her tearful TikTok video here.
Hany Mahmoud, Author providedThe pig-nosed turtle, an endangered freshwater turtle native to the Northern Territory and southern New Guinea, is unique in many respects. Unlike most freshwater turtles, it is almost completely adapted to life in water. It has paddle-like flippers similar to sea turtles, a snorkel-like “pig-nose” to help it breathe while staying submerged, and eggs that will only hatch when exposed to the waters of the wet season. It is also the last surviving species of a group of
Soldiers have reportedly burnt alive 11 villagers including six teenagers in northwestern Myanmar, according to eyewitnesses and local media reports.Images of the burned bodies with hands tied behind their backs were seen amongst the smoke in videos and photos which went viral on social media on Wednesday.
It's been dubbed 'the most dangerous election tactic in Australian history'. But could it work for the Scott Morrison government?
Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin has apologised to the public after a photo surfaced of her in a nightclub following the foreign minister testing positive for COVID-19. I should have considered the situation more carefully," Marin said in a television interview by public broadcaster Yle on Wednesday night.
Imagine that in 2023, in the fourth year of a pandemic that has exacerbated tensions and damaged the economy, after months of wrangling over internal borders and a sharp rise in the prestige of state premiers vis-à-vis the prime minister, the premiers of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia meet secretly and declare that the Commonwealth of Australia has effectively ceased to exist and the states will henceforth be independent nations. (Western Australia, let us imagine, has already pro
"Everyone is equal before the law," warned a Federal Court judge in rejecting Peter Dutton's claim for indemnity costs against a Twitter user he sued in the "expensive" forum.The defence minister sued refugee advocate Shane Bazzi for defamation and was awarded $35,000 in damages following a six-word tweet in February that said Mr Dutton "is a rape apologist".
Laws requiring workers in aged care and some in construction to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 remain valid in NSW after an urgent appeal was rejected.Sydney construction worker Al-Munir Kassam and Byron Bay aged care worker Natasha Henry had their case rejected again by Court of Appeal President Justice Andrew Bell, and Justices Anthony Meagher and Mark Leeming on Wednesday.
ShutterstockCarbon capture and storage (CCS) has been touted, again and again, as one of the critical technologies that could help Australia reach its climate targets, and features heavily in the federal government’s plan for net-zero emissions by 2050. CCS is generally when emissions are captured at the source, such as from a coal-fired power station, trucked to a remote location and stored underground. But critics say investing in CCS means betting on technology that’s not yet proven to work a
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa says he can barely contain his excitement a day ahead of blasting off to the International Space Station in a prelude to a trip around the moon with Elon Musk's SpaceX planned in 2023.The 46-year-old fashion magnate and art collector has been training at a space centre outside Moscow in recent months before becoming the first space tourist to travel to the ISS in more than a decade.
A mother and son have shared their extraordinary find in their Coles eggs while cooking bacon and eggs. See the video of what they discovered.
ShutterstockMost Australians are counting down to a festive season with newfound freedom surrounded by family and friends. Meanwhile, front-line health workers are bracing for a potential summer surge in COVID cases and hospitalisations. They’re also concerned about the potential impact of the new Omicron variant. A summer surge would put even more pressure on health workers who, as our research shows, are already experiencing high levels of distress. While the bulk of the responsibility for add