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Ten people aboard a Norwegian Cruise Line ship approaching New Orleans have tested positive for COVID-19, officials say.The Norwegian Breakaway had departed New Orleans on November 28 and is due to return this weekend, the Louisiana Department of Health said in a news release on Saturday night.
Australia is trending down in military capability after joining the new AUKUS defence pact but has overall held steady to maintain sixth spot in the Asia Power Index.The Lowy Institute - a Sydney-based think tank - has released their fourth annual index, ranking 26 countries and territories according to the power they wield in the Indo-Pacific region.
The butterflies have flown from the United States and Canada to Mexico to escape the winter cold. Source: Reuters
The mother is alleged to have given a chilling four-word response when asked where her daughter was. Find out more.
La Boite's artists company is embedding Queensland creatives in the theatre company for 18 months. Markus RavikIn the arts in Australia, precarious employment, unpaid work and short-lived careers are the norm. Many artists and arts workers have “portfolio careers”, piecing together a mixture of jobs while competing for limited funding and career opportunities in the arts. COVID-19 shone a glaring spotlight on this precarity, exposing the lack of permanent jobs in the sector. Some 81% of artists
Many Aussies dream of a northern hemisphere Christmas and when they travel abroad, enjoy experiencing the wintry scenes: snowy streetscapes with twinkling fairy lights; long evenings next to a log fire; woolly Christmas jumpers and mulled wine.But not all intended to have quite so many of them.
Children over five have been provisionally approved to receive te the Pfizer vaccine.Read more here.
Victoria's chief health officer is talking up the safety of Pfizer's paediatric COVID-19 vaccine as his state and others wait final clearance for five- to 11-year-olds.The young cohort is to soon become eligible for the vaccine after it was provisionally approved by the nation's medicines regulator, the Therapeutic Goods Administration.
A Sydney man who stabbed another in the neck with a smashed whiskey bottle near the city's harbour has been found not guilty of murder but guilty of manslaughter.Graham Anthony Egan, 52, pleaded not guilty to murdering Benjamin Coleman, 40, opposite Pyrmont Bay Park on September 22, 2019.
Tribal clashes between Arabs and non-Arabs have killed at least 24 people in Sudan's western Darfur region, an aid group says.It was the latest bout of intercommunal violence to rock the conflict-stricken region.
Job advertising has risen sharply as COVID-19 lockdowns ease and now stands at its highest level in 13 years, suggesting a rapid fall in the unemployment rate is on the cards.The ANZ job ads series released on Monday jumped 7.
Country students will have a dedicated advocate as Australia's first regional education commissioner is appointed.Former Nationals minister Fiona Nash was announced as commissioner on Monday to ensure recommendations from the National Regional, Rural and Remote Tertiary Education Strategy - known as the Napthine review - are implemented.
The new addition inside stores is set to transform the way Aussies shop at Aldi. Find out more about the changes.
Scott Morrison's government has given its full-throated support to the former premier to join the team, despite an ongoing investigation.
The USA Power Lotto is offering Aussies the chance to win $400 million in Tuesday's draw. Find out how to enter the draw through the Lottery Office today.
Jacinda Ardern has hailed her country's "astonishing" vaccination rate as New Zealand's downtick of COVID-19 cases continues and Aucklanders enjoy restored freedoms.November brought pandemic highs for New Zealand, with 15 deaths, and daily cases pushing beyond 200 for the first time.
An elderly man who appeared to be a Greek Orthodox priest shouted "Pope, you are a heretic" as Pope Francis was entering the Orthodox Archbishopric in Athens and was taken away by police.Video showed the man, who was dressed in black robes and black hat and had a long white beard, shouting the words in Greek outside the building on Saturday before police bundled him away.
Independent MP Zali Steggall says federal ministers have lost touch with the public after a number of Liberal frontbenchers welcomed the idea of Gladys Berejiklian making a tilt for the federal seat of Warringah.Speculation has increased the former NSW premier would put her hand up for Liberal preselection to run against Ms Steggall in the northern Sydney electorate after the independent won it from former prime minister Tony Abbott in 2019.
You’ve found the perfect dress. You’ve tried it on before and you know it looks great. Now it’s on sale, a discount so large the store is practically giving it away. Should you buy it? For some of us it’s a no-brainer. For others it’s an ethical dilemma whenever we shop for clothes. What matters more? How the item was made or how much it costs? Is the most important information on the label or the price tag? Of the world’s industries that profit from worker exploitation, the fashion industry is
Labor has pledged not one job would be lost under its long-awaited climate policy.In an address to the National Press Club, the opposition's climate change spokesman Chris Bowen described the party's pledge for a 43 per cent cut in emissions by 2030 as "targets with teeth".