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Around 600 beehives have been destroyed and eight properties infected as NSW attempts to stop the spread of the varroa mite, with authorities confident of containing the outbreak.About 440 beekeepers are impacted while the eradication zone has been expanded to about 25 kilometres north of Newcastle where the mite, which is deadly to bees, was first detected.
The final report from a task force exploring how sexual assault survivors are treated by the Queensland criminal justice system will be released on Friday.The release of the Women's Safety and Justice Taskforce's report comes days after the findings of an inquest into the devastating murders of Hannah Clarke and her three children at the hands of her husband, Rowan Baxter.
The airline will offer beds to economy passengers in 2024, in a "world-first".
Danish police say they have carried out a search at the hotel of Tour de France cycling team Bahrain Victorious on the eve of the 2022 race at the request of French authorities.They searched team vehicles and the rooms of staff and riders in suburban Copenhagen at 5:30am local time.
The woman chained herself to her car during peak hour traffic. Source: The Project
Five-time world champion Carissa Moore has booked her spot in the World Surf League finals with a heroic win in Brazil to further extend her lead in the rankings over Australian Stephanie Gilmore.Moore left it late to edge France's Johanne Defay in the final near Rio de Janeiro, marking the 25th tour victory of her career.
EU countries have clinched deals on proposed laws to combat climate change, backing a 2035 phase-out of new fossil fuel car sales and a multibillion-euro fund to shield poorer citizens from CO2 costs.After more than 16 hours of negotiations, environment ministers from the European Union's 27 member states agreed their joint positions on five laws early on Wednesday, part of a broader package of measures to slash planet-warming emissions this decade.
Shutterstock“Stagflation” is an ugly word for an ugly situation – the unpleasant combination of economic stagnation and inflation. The last time the world experienced it was the early 1970s, when oil-exporting countries in the Middle East cut supplies to the United States and other supporters of Israel. The “supply shock” of a four-fold increase in the cost of oil drove up many prices and dampened economic activity globally. Stagflation was thought left behind. But now there is a real risk of it
The offender covered the bike with post-it notes stuck down with tape. Source: Supplied/Sam Woodcock
The property rental platform announced the change on Tuesday after an 'effective' trial period. Find out more.
The day before Dine and Discover vouchers were set to discover, people were unable to use them due to an "outage".
A $264 million olive branch has been extended to rail workers to ease train safety concerns and avert more disruption, but their union says it has been "burnt too many times" to take the verbal deal.The Rail, Tram and Bus Union has been locked in long-running negotiations with the government over safety modifications it wants on the $2.
The World Health Organisation says "sustained transmission" of monkeypox worldwide could result in the virus beginning to move into high-risk groups like pregnant women, immunocompromised people and children.The WHO said on Wednesday it is investigating reports of infected children, including two cases in the United Kingdom as well as following up reports in Spain and France.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced plans for a second referendum to be held on Scottish independence in October next year, vowing to take legal action to ensure a vote if the United Kingdom government tries to block it.Sturgeon said the Scottish government, which is led by her pro-independence Scottish National Party, would publish a referendum bill later, outlining plans for the secession vote to take place on October 19, 2023.
A fresh probe into the Star Group's Queensland operations will examine whether people excluded by NSW police were actively encouraged to attend casinos over the border.The Queensland review will have the full power of a commission of enquiry, terms of reference released on Thursday say.
A UK parliamentary committee has set out the details of how it will investigate whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson misled parliament over COVID-19 lockdown breaking events at his Downing Street offices and residence.The Privileges Committee will look into whether Johnson, who earlier this month survived a confidence vote brought by his Conservative MPs, misled parliament with his various comments on so-called partygate.
Australia is a step closer to having COVID-19 vaccinations for children aged six months to five years, with Pfizer approved to submit an application with the medical regulator.The Therapeutic Goods Administration has granted a provisional determination to Pfizer, which would allow the pharmaceutical giant to apply to extend vaccine use to the younger cohort.
NATO is growing more concerned over China's relationship with Russia, warning the two countries are closer than ever.
The NSW forestry corporation has been whacked with $230,000 in fines after carrying out illegal logging in a potential roosting area for native bats on the NSW south coast.Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) was convicted of three offences in the Land and Environment Court over mapping errors in Dampier State Forest, near Bodalla, which saw it breach its approvals and carry out illegal forestry activities within an exclusion zone.
Confirmed cases of monkeypox in Nigeria could reach their highest level in five years if the current trend of infections is maintained, the head of the country's centre for disease control says.Nigeria is one of the countries in Africa where monkeypox is endemic.