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The Australian Defence Force is considering recruits with "marginally higher" psychological risk indicators to fill the gaps left by departing members, an inquiry has heard.The Royal Commission into Defence and Veteran Suicide was told there's been an increase in the number of departing members - or separation rates - across the force on a rolling 12-month basis to May 2022.
He beat 3000 other dogs, who were graded on appearance, temperament, size and coat. Source: Reuters
American fan-favourite Sha'Carri Richardson has failed to advance in the women's 100m at the US championships, stunning onlookers and ending her hopes of competing in the event at the worlds.Richardson got off to a rough start and never fully recovered, walking past members of the media after finishing fifth in her heat in 11.
Ukraine has signalled its troops are withdrawing from the city of Sievierodonetsk, scene of weeks of heavy fighting, a move that would be a significant setback in its struggle to defeat Russian forces.Provincial governor Serhiy Gaidai said troops in the city had already received the order to move to new positions, but he did not indicate whether they had already done so or where exactly they were going.
A former top-ranking NSW public servant has been named to helm a departmental probe into the controversial appointment of John Barilaro as the state's US trade commissioner.The former NSW Nationals leader has been blocked from starting the $500,000 a year post he created as trade minister until a parliamentary inquiry examines the circumstances of the appointment, with its first hearing on Wednesday.
Australia will bankroll research into ultra low-cost solar panels to slash the price of uptake and cut carbon emissions.The Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics will train more graduates and hire more researchers using the $45 million Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) grant announced on Friday.
Thousands of Qantas staff could be given bonuses to share in an expected return to profit, but the airline has flagged fare increases to cover rising costs.Chief executive Alan Joyce on Friday said the national carrier's fuel bill would be $1.
Five naked and intoxicated students walking back to their university late at night were threatened by a man with a pistol and hit with a piece of wood.In jailing their assailant in the Wagga Wagga District Court on Friday, Judge Gordon Lerve said the ordeal must have been terrifying for each of the Charles Sturt University victims.
Ghislaine Maxwell has urged a US judge not to admit testimony from four female accusers at her sentencing for aiding the financier Jeffrey Epstein's sexual abuse of underage girls.In a Friday letter to Circuit Judge Alison Nathan, who presided over Maxwell's trial and will sentence the British socialite, Maxwell's lawyer Bobbi Sternheim said it would be "unduly prejudicial" to publicise the women's "victim impact statements" or consider them when imposing sentence.
The mangled luxury car was found abandoned on the highway but the driver remains a mystery for police despite the value of the vehicle. Find out more.
A cinema's 'warning' to parents about a one-second scene in the new Lightyear movie has infuriated social media users. Find out more.
More time behind bars is not the silver bullet to stop Queensland children committing serious crimes, the head of the state's Youth Justice Taskforce says.The issue has been highly politicised in the state following the deaths of a young couple and their unborn child, killed last year by a 17-year-old driving a stolen car.
Over 1000 excited and boisterous participants clad in colourful T-shirts gathered at Sydney's Opera House to launch next year's WorldPride.A global festival celebrating sexual diversity held in various cities since 2000, WorldPride has chosen Sydney as its 2023 host to mark 45 years since the city held Australia's first Mardi Gras march on June 24, 1978.
Synthetic alternatives are replacing natural lawns. Source: Reuters
Former Greens leader Bob Brown says contentious anti-protest legislation on track to become law in Tasmania cuts across the rights of Australians to peacefully demonstrate and could face legal challenges.The bill, brought forward by the state Liberal government, is expected to progress through Tasmania's Legislative Council in August after passing the upper house's second reading stage on Thursday.
Articles reporting that NRL fan Mina Greiss spat at the rape victim of former player Jarryd Hayne were true and not defamatory, Seven Network has said.In a defence to a Federal Court defamation suit, Seven denies that two 7News articles written in May last year and a related tweet by journalist Leonie Ryan injured Mr Greiss' character or reputation or caused him any harm or embarrassment.
At least five congressional Republican allies of Donald Trump sought White House pardons after supporting his attempts to overturn his 2020 election defeat, witnesses have told a probe into the January 6, 2021, assault on the US Capitol.Their names emerged at the end of a fifth day of hearings that focused on how the then-president pressured top Justice Department officials daily in his final weeks in office to help him illegally hold onto power.
A new video has emerged showing the moment a murder-victim named her killer days before she died. Read more.
Sales of Juul e-cigarettes have been blocked by the US Food and Drug Administration in a major blow to the once high-flying firm whose products have been tied to a surge in teenage vaping.The agency said the applications "lacked sufficient evidence" to show that sale of the products would be appropriate for public health following a nearly two-year-long review of data provided by the company.
Information reviewed by the UN human rights office suggests Israeli security forces fired the shots that killed Palestinian-American reporter Shireen Abu Akleh in May, not indiscriminate firing from Palestinians, a spokesperson says."It is deeply disturbing that Israeli authorities have not conducted a criminal investigation," Ravina Shamdasani told a briefing in Geneva on Friday.