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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.
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.
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.
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 riot among inmates at a prison in Mexico's Pacific coast state of Colima has left nine prisoners dead and seven injured.The Public Safety Department said the riot on Tuesday originated in a fight between two rival groups of inmates in a cell block.
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.
The Northern Territory has reported another 492 COVID-19 infections with the government conceding the virus is "everywhere".But Health Minister Natasha Fyles says public health measures to contain the outbreak are working.
Social media has been labelled "the perfect petri dish" for eating disorders, with support groups demanding companies clean up their platforms.A federal parliamentary inquiry into social media and online safety has heard from the Butterfly Foundation and Eating Disorders Families Australia about dangers posed by popular apps.
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.
The annual report from the International Shark Attack File shows there was an increase in shark bites in 2021.
Britain is not ruling out sanctions targeted at Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin in person if Russia invades Ukraine, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss says.US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would consider personal sanctions on Putin if Russia invades Ukraine, as Western leaders stepped up military preparations and made plans to shield Europe from a potential energy supply shock.
Rescue teams have found one body in their search for 39 people reported missing after their boat capsized off Florida's coast, the US Coast Guard says in what is being called a human smuggling attempt gone awry.Coast Guard Commander Jo-Ann Burdian said during a news conference in Miami on Wednesday that search and rescue efforts would continue for survivors, a day after a good Samaritan found a man perched on the mostly submerged hull of the overturned boat in the Atlantic Ocean and rescued him.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
Authorities are investigating whether culturally significant Aboriginal rock carvings on Tasmania's rugged northwest coast have been deliberately damaged.The state's Parks and Wildlife Service received a report on Monday that petroglyphs at Sundown Point had "changed".
The World Health Organisation says there were 21 million new coronavirus cases reported globally last week, the highest weekly number of COVID-19 cases recorded since the pandemic began.The number of deaths was largely unchanged, at more than 50,000.