Rebel Wilson, 42, is pretty in pink in a bikini
Rebel Wilson, 42, is pretty in pink in a bikini
Australia's first truth-telling commission wants two more years to deliver its final report, as it moves to focus on modern injustices perpetrated against Indigenous people.To mark NAIDOC Week, the Yoorrook Justice Commission's interim report was tabled in Victorian parliament on Monday after it met with 174 local elders across the state and another seven in Melbourne-based public hearings in recent months.
With rain continuing to pummel communities across NSW on Monday, the SES warns flooding will be worse than in 2021. Find out the latest on the emergency.
Critics of Queensland's shark control program are calling for the nets to be urgently removed as rescuers try to free the entangled whales.
Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen has scored a breathtaking photo-finish win for Australian outfit Team BikeExchange on the third stage of the Tour de France.Belgian Wout van Aert maintained his yellow jersey but had to give best as fractional runner-up in Sunday's race, with third-placed Jasper Philipsen and fourth-placed Peter Sagan also pipped by Dutchman Groenewegen in a thrilling blanket finish.
Tracker Nat, holding his hat on the far left, with Paul Hasluck standing next to him, holding Nat's shield in this picture from 1958. National Archives of Australia. NAA: A1200, L28199. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised this article contains names and images of deceased people. On June 5 1960, the Darwin paper The Sunday Mirror reported: A tribal painter, said to be more famous than the late Albert Namatjira, has just died at Warrabri welfare settlement, near Tennant Cree
A Black man was unarmed when Akron police chased him on foot and killed him in a hail of gunfire, but officers believed he had shot at them earlier from a vehicle and feared he was preparing to fire again, authorities say.Akron police released video on Sunday of the pursuit and killing of Jayland Walker, 25.
Victoria's pandemic declaration has been extended for another three months as the state passes 4000 COVID-19 deaths.The declaration was due to expire before midnight on July 12 but has been extended until at least October 12.
Savvy Coles customers have managed to save hundreds of dollars at the checkout. Find out how they did it.
A Chinese community leader accused of planning foreign interference allegedly singled out former minister Alan Tudge because he believed he would one day be prime minister.Prosecutors allege Di Sanh Duong, 67, made a $37,000 donation to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in 2020 as a way to gain influence over the Australian government through Mr Tudge.
Senior Liberals have suggested quotas for female representation could be part of a suite of measures to make the party more competitive at the next election.Former defence minister Linda Reynolds and former home affairs minister Karen Andrews said greater gender parity would be a way of restoring voter confidence.
Anthony Albanese has paid tribute to the bravery of Ukrainians as he used a trip to Kyiv to promise an extra $100 million in military aid.The prime minister visited the towns of Bucha, Irpin and Hostomel near the capital on Sunday, under very tight security, before meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in Kyiv.
The NSW rail union has vowed to push ahead with planned industrial action this week in the face of the state government's legal bid to block a second straight week of disruption on the transport network.The Rail, Tram, and Bus Union is locked in a long-running stoush over a controversial Korean-made Intercity train fleet, arguing the NSW government has refused to sign a deal guaranteeing fixes to safety issues raised by drivers.
Flood-hit communities could be in for more bad weather with forecasters warning winter and spring could be wetter than average.The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a new update on two important drivers of Australia's climate.
Macau has reported 89 new COVID-19 cases, taking the total to more than 900 infections since mid-June as authorities in the world's biggest gambling hub race to contain its largest outbreak since the pandemic began.More than 13,000 people are under quarantine in the Chinese special administrative region, which has effectively shut down to limit the spread of the virus.
A major breakthrough has been made in the understanding of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, which may lead to more treatments for sufferers.More than 100,000 Australians live with IBD, a chronic condition with two main subtypes, Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis.
'Peace for our time': British prime minister Neville Chamberlain displaying the Anglo-German declaration, known as the Munich Agreement, in September 1938. Wikimedia, CC BY-SACan historians influence government policy? Should they? And, if so, what kinds of historical knowledge should they produce? I suspect policy-makers only rarely think of historians as a first port of call when seeking guidance. And historians, for their part, don’t usually have policy-makers in mind as a primary audience. B
Independent ACT senator David Pocock says federal Labor should not hold a conscience vote on whether to allow the ACT and Northern Territory rights to legislate on voluntary assisted dying.Senator Pocock spoke against a conscience vote because it would be deciding on those territories' rights to pass their own laws, rather than a vote on voluntary assisted dying itself.
A Queensland anti-drink driving advocate is calling on her mayor to quit after she crashed a council car while allegedly under the influence.Redland Mayor Karen Williams has taken unpaid leave as she prepares to face drink driving charges in court next month.
The nation's energy and resources sector is looking at back-to-back record years, helping to fuel a budget recovery after the financial fallout from COVID-19.The latest Resources and Energy Quarterly, issued by the federal government, show 2021/22 was a record year for export earnings for the sector.
ShutterstockAn unvaccinated toddler from the far north coast of New South Wales is in intensive care after catching respiratory diphtheria (diphtheria of the throat). A six-year-old close family contact is also infected. These are the first cases of respiratory diphtheria in children seen in Australia since 1992. What is diphtheria and how is it spread? Diphtheria is a potentially deadly infection caused by toxins produced by certain strains of Corynebacterium bacteria. Respiratory diphtheria ca