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Getty ImagesThe World Health Organization’s newly released report on regulating cross-border alcohol marketing raises the alarm for countries like Australia and New Zealand, given their light touch towards alcohol advertising. Alcohol is widely consumed in Australasia but there is ongoing tension over how much restraint, if any, should be placed on the marketing of these products. Australia and New Zealand are at the unrestrained end of the marketing continuum. Both countries rely on industry-le
South Australia will consider lifting its mask mandate for high school students with Premier Peter Malinauskas hoping the COVID-19 restriction can go.The state's Emergency Management Council meets on Tuesday with the mask requirement for secondary students among a number of issues to be considered.
Australia's trade union movement is looking forward to doing the "hard work" with incoming prime minister Anthony Albanese on improving worker conditions.Australian Council of Trade Unions president Sally McManus said low wage growth, insecure work and cost of living had been left "festering" under the coalition for nearly a decade.
The horrifying moment a zoo keeper had his right ring finger ripped off by a lion has been captured on video by stunned witnesses.Footage shows the man dressed in red poking his fingers through the cage at Jamaica Zoo in an effort to pat the animal as it growls and bares its teeth. Source: YouTube
Modern Aussies have little interest in traditional funerals - they're more for being farewelled at a beach or bowlo before being pressed into a jewel, rocketed into space in a firework or tattooed into someone's skin.Increasingly, conventional services are being boycotted in favour of informal gathering as families look for alternative ways to celebrate loved ones who might not otherwise have opted to have a funeral at all, research shows.
Scott Morrison has been dramatically turfed from office with voters flocking to independents and the Greens in a stunning election result that will see Labor form government.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has warned both major parties that voters are sick of adversarial politics, as the Greens look at winning three federal seats in Brisbane.With more than 70 per cent of the ballots counted on Monday, the Liberal National Party's primary vote has slumped 4.
ShutterstockLauren John Joseph (who uses they/them pronouns) has been producing art works in multiple genres for almost two decades. Their debut novel, At Certain Points We Touch, is receiving well-deserved attention and accolades. At a time when transgender identities are debated as an issue with “two sides” in newspapers, as though some people’s very existence is questionable, it is refreshing to read a trans story where gender is not the main plot point. The novel explores themes of love, bet
A second person has died in a rare tornado that hit a small community in northern Michigan, US state police say.The person was in their 70s and lived in a mobile home park, Derrick Carroll said.
The incoming prime minister has dashed China's hopes his appointment could turn a page in their relationship with Australia. Find out more.
Giulio Ciccone went solo in the finale to win the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia, a 177-km mountain trek between Rivarolo Canavese and Cogne.Behind him Richard Carapaz survived an early scare when he was involved in a pile-up to retain the overall lead from Australian Jai Hindley.
Sydney's record year of rainfall is far from over, with heavy showers set to fall on the city until Thursday. Find out more here.
A short-term emergency boost in coal exports, rather than replacing Russian gas, is on the cards for Australia as Europe looks to emulate our solar energy success.The election of an Australian government with a climate policy in line with Europe will also help to finalise a trade pact, European Union ambassador to Australia Michael Pulch told AAP on Monday.
US President Joe Biden is set to launch a new Indo-Pacific trade pact designed to signal US dedication to the region and address the need for stability in commerce after the chaos caused by the pandemic and Russia's invasion of Ukraine.The US president will also devote great attention to the informal alliance known as the Quad.
Scott Morrison has been roasted by Chinese state media over his 'anti-China crusade' and it's fair to say they have not held back. Find out more.
Leader Barnaby Joyce has suggested the Nationals did not suffer the same election swings against them as their Liberal colleagues due to voters knowing what the party stood for.The Nationals retained every incumbent seat they contested on Saturday, as well as gaining a new senator in NSW.
There is hope the Tamil family taken from their home in Biloela four years ago will return for daughter Tharnicaa's fifth birthday in just under three weeks.Incoming federal Treasurer Jim Chalmers wants the family to return to the central Queensland town "as soon as possible" and is expecting to be briefed on the matter this week.
Australia has elected a "community crossbench" to the federal parliament with a focus on climate, integrity and equality, an incoming independent MP says.The latest Australian Electoral Commission figures have independents leading in 10 of the 151 seats in the House of Representatives.
Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce has fought off criticism that he is to blame for the Coalition's election defeat as the fallout from the loss continues.
US President Joe Biden says he would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan, in a series of critical comments about China he made in Tokyo that an aide said represented no change in US policy on the self-ruled island.Biden's comment on Monday, made during his first visit to Japan since taking office, and as Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida looked on, appeared to be a departure from existing US policy of so-called strategic ambiguity on Taiwan.