Teenage Aussie wins silver on Rio track
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Teenage Aussie wins silver on Rio track
A cross-party parliamentary committee says the government has not allowed enough scrutiny of $1.5 billion in COVID-19 pandemic spending and some health measures.
The "virtual fatigue" felt by so many of us will change the way Australia lives and works, a survey shows.Years of tapping to seek advice or treatment, order food, try to learn, or see colleagues and friends are taking their toll.
An alleged underworld figure has been extradited to Sydney and faces charges for a public shooting and a separate kidnapping and stabbing in Sydney's west.Ibrahem Hamze, 27, was flown from Queensland to NSW on Tuesday and charged with shooting with intent to murder and soliciting a murder following the attack outside a Prospect gym in November 2021.
A statue of Captain Cook at a park in Melbourne has been covered in fresh red paint on Australia Day.The memorial at Catani Gardens in St Kilda was vandalised early on Wednesday morning.
Victoria is rushing to get children vaccinated before school returns, as COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalisations continue to stabilise.The state recorded 15 deaths and 13,755 new COVID-19 infections on Thursday, including 6130 from PCR tests and 7625 from rapid antigen tests.
Lauren Malt, 19, died after she was run down in a quiet cul-de-sac. Her dad has now been charged with her murder. Read more about this tragic incident.
NSW has surpassed one million coronavirus cases as a leading health expert warns COVID-19 infections could spread widely during Australia Day events.The state on Wednesday recorded another 21,030 new COVID-19 infections, marking the seven-digit figure two years after the first case was recorded in Australia.
Victoria has recorded one of its highest daily death tolls of the pandemic, after 35 people died with COVID-19.The state posted 13,507 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, including 6533 from PCR tests and 6974 from rapid antigen tests.
ShutterstockIf you’re a parent, chances are that, like me, you are frantically trying to get a head start on the new school year. In coping with the stress of COVID-19 lockdowns, restrictions, empty shelves in stores, working from home and minimal communications by schools over the holidays, we’ve turned to our virtual community of friends for help. Let’s face it, most of us probably don’t have the time to or simply can’t pop in for a cuppa with one of the other parents to just have a chat. And
A memorial has been planned for the "sweet, innocent" girl whose body was found in a barrel northwest of Sydney.
Tasmania is considering dropping check-in requirements for a host of venues as active coronavirus case numbers decline.The island state recorded 726 new infections on Thursday, with active cases sitting at 5026, continuing a downward trend since January 19.
The alleged act of animal cruelty took place in the carpark of a club over the weekend. See how you can help police.
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A Melbourne-based group has been chosen to redevelop an old gasworks site in Adelaide, with the $459 million plan expected to generate up to 1000 ongoing jobs.South Australian Treasurer Rob Lucas says the MAB Corporation has been selected as the preferred bidder to acquire, remediate and develop the 5.
Sydney's popular Gordons Bay is a much-loved beauty spot but locals were enraged hours after the unsavoury act of some beachgoers. Find out more.
A NSW man has lost his licence and been charged with drink-driving after being nabbed by police twice on Australia Day.Police charged the man with two high-range drink-driving offences after being stopped twice within hours in the state's north on Wednesday.
Russia's ambassador in Australia says the country's decision to withdraw diplomatic staff from its embassy in Ukraine "would be funny if it wasn't so sad".Aleksey Pavlovsky has talked down fears of an invasion of Ukraine, saying there is no intention to go to war as 100,000 troops amass on the border.
ShutterstockSome people habitually crack their joints, others can’t, and many are irritated by those who do. So what’s going on? Why do people do it, is it harmful, what makes the noises, and what would happen if our joints weren’t able to crack? Before going on, it’s important to note we’re talking here about people cracking their own joints. This is also known as “self-manipulation”. But when a physiotherapist or chiropractor cracks (or manipulates) your spine, what makes the noises is the sam
The annual report from the International Shark Attack File shows there was an increase in shark bites in 2021.
Melanie Ham, who amassed 815,000 YouTube subscribers, passed away from cancer. She was only 36.