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Peter Overton explained his slightly altered appearance was caused by a burst blood vessel.
Australia's sense of order and its values of democracy must be defended, Anthony Albanese has declared.The prime minister visited Australian troops serving in the Middle East ahead of his week-long European trip, which includes the NATO Summit in Spain before travelling to Paris.
A delay in the Brittany Higgins case is not expected to impact the implementation of key workplace culture reforms, including at Parliament House.Federal Minister for Women Katy Gallagher says the advice she has received, after a court ruling, was that the timeframe for the recommendations of the landmark Respect@Work report will not delayed.
A retired AFL star accused of trafficking $230,000 worth of drugs should be bailed so he can address his escalating addiction, his lawyer says.Sam Fisher, 39, applied for bail in Melbourne Magistrates Court on Monday after he was last month charged under a joint investigation between West Australian and Victorian detectives.
Australia's new environment minister has proclaimed her ambitions to show global leadership on ocean conservation but Tanya Plibersek this week gets her first chance to walk the talk.Heads of state and environment ministers from around the world are meeting in the Portuguese capital Lisbon to work out how to save the ocean from the ravages of climate change, pollution, overfishing and development.
Group of Seven leaders have pledged to raise $US600 billion ($A864 billion) in private and public funds over five years to finance infrastructure in developing countries and counter China's multi-trillion-dollar Belt and Road project.US President Joe Biden and other G7 leaders relaunched the newly renamed "Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment", at their annual gathering being held this year at Schloss Elmau in southern Germany.
A growing number of Australians are identifying as Indigenous, including an increasing number of older people who are for the first time confirming their cultural origins.Census data revealed on Tuesday that there are 812,728 people who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander in Australia.
People in France should start wearing masks again in crowded areas, especially in public transport, as the country has to deal with a new wave of COVID-19 infections fuelled by new variants of the disease, Health Minister Brigitte Bourguignon says."I'm not saying it should be mandatory but I do ask the French people to put the mask on in public transport," she told RTL, adding it was a "civic duty" to do so.
Australia's greenhouse gas emissions increased in the last year, according to new data.A quarterly update of the national greenhouse gas inventory says there was an 0.
Five Australian men including current world No.2 Jack Robinson remain in the hunt at the World Surf League Rio Pro with a second lay day called on Sunday.
Move over baby boomers, Australia's millennial generation is becoming the nation's largest.A swag of new data released on Tuesday from the latest census shows both demographic groups comprise 5.
Treasurer Jim Chalmers says a planned review of operations of the Reserve Bank of Australia is not about taking pot-shots at governor Philip Lowe but to ensure monetary policy settings are right.Dr Chalmers will soon release the terms of the review, an inquiry that was backed by former treasurer Josh Frydenberg before the May election.
A man is in a life-threatening condition and a house has been destroyed after a suspected gas explosion in the UK city of Birmingham.Police were called just after 8.
Thousands affected by a deadly earthquake in eastern Afghanistan are in need of clean water and food and are at risk of disease, an Afghan health ministry official says, days after a UN agency warned of a cholera outbreak in the region.At least 1000 people were killed, 2000 injured and 10,000 homes destroyed in Wednesday's earthquake, after which the UN humanitarian office (OCHA) warned that cholera outbreaks in the aftermath are of particular and serious concern.
A welfare group has called for urgent action by the South Australian government to deal with the state's housing affordability crisis.The Anti-Poverty Network says the government should massively expand public housing stocks and improve the rights of tenants, including the provision of longer and more secure leases, and the right for renters to keep pets.
Peter Overton assured viewers 'all is ok' after explaining why his right eye might not be 'looking its best'. Find out why.
Two Russian missiles have slammed into a crowded shopping centre in the central Ukrainian city of Kremenchuk, killing at least 13 people and wounding 50, the regional governor says.President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said more than 1000 people were in the shopping centre at the time of the attack, which witnesses said caused a huge fire and sent dark smoke billowing into the sky.
The Sydney Harbour tunnel was closed during morning peak hour causing heavy delays in the area. Find out more.
Newly-elected members of Australia's lower house will gather in the nation's capital for a crash-course on parliamentary life.Meeting in Canberra on Tuesday for the first time since the federal election, the newbies will be introduced to their parliamentary roles by Speaker of the House Andrew Wallace during a two-day seminar.
Members of the Group of Seven wealthy nations have announced a ban on imports of Russian gold as the G7 summit in the Bavarian Alps begins under the shadow of the war in Ukraine and consequences ranging from energy shortages to a food crisis.The move by Britain, the United States, Japan and Canada is part of efforts to tighten the sanctions squeeze on Moscow and cut off its means of financing the invasion of Ukraine more than four months into a conflict Russian President Vladimir Putin calls a s