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Beijing has officially responded to Peter Dutton's rousing speech on Friday where he again warned of China's threat in the region. Find out what's been said.
Ramping up Australia's space capabilities will benefit all citizens, especially in rural and regional areas, a parliamentary inquiry has found.With the global space industry valued at about $471 billion and tipped to reach $1.
NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard has been criticised for his etiquette during what was an eventful Covid press conference on Thursday. Find out what's been said.
After 107 days, New Zealand's largest city is free from strict COVID-19 restrictions as the country moves to a new strategy.Auckland, with a population of about 1.
Omicron could become the dominant COVID-19 variant in France by the end of January, a top scientific adviser says after both France and the US reported their first cases.The first known US case was a fully vaccinated person in California who returned to the United States from South Africa on November 22 and tested positive seven days later.
Brad Hazzard was criticised online for his approach with one reporter while he was left baffled after another's pronunciation of the word apartheid. Source: ABC
The area in South Africa where the Covid Omicron variant originated from has seen a sudden rise in infant hospitalisations. Read more about the alarming data.
She is believed to be the first Victorian healthcare worker to die after contracting Covid. Read more here.
The South Australian parliament has passed an Australian-first Suicide Prevention Act, enshrining in law efforts to reduce suicide along with best-practice education and training.The new measures also create a 13-person Suicide Prevention Council that must include at least one member of the LGBTIQ+ community with lived experience with suicide, at least one veteran with similar experience, an indigenous community leader, and a person with leadership in suicide prevention.
Theo Hayez's dad Laurent appeared visibly upset and walked out as security guard from a Byron Bay club were questioned. Read more.
A Queensland businessman who carried out a plan to remove money from his telecommunications business before it was liquidated has been jailed.Richard Sebastian Ludwig was not the mastermind behind the scheme, but that did not excuse his behaviour, Brisbane District Court Judge Nathan Jarro said in handing down his sentence on Thursday.
ShutterstockAfter years of punishing drought in some areas, many farmers in Australia’s east were hoping the newly declared La Niña event would bring them good rains. Many are now rejoicing, with the wettest November experienced in Australia for more than two decades. But for some farmers, heavy and prolonged rain is causing a new set of problems. Last year’s La Niña delivered good rainfall in some areas – while leaving others drier than they would have been under an El Niño, with many areas in
Norway's annual Christmas tree gift to London has provoked unseasonably abrupt responses, including demands that the 24-metre Norwegian spruce be replaced, after it appeared to be less than symmetrical with some broken branches.Every year, a tree is felled outside Oslo and sent to London's Trafalgar Square as an offering of thanks from Norwegians for the United Kingdom's support during World War II.
The government has voted to bring back a One Nation bill which tried and failed to remove vaccine mandates in Australia.The government voted to refer the bill to a Senate committee on Thursday, despite previously voting against the bill in a division that saw five coalition senators cross the floor.
Former South Australian premier Jay Weatherill has reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, sending the state's opposition leader into isolation.Mr Weatherill, 57, tested positive after attending a school reunion in Adelaide, according to media reports.
The weapons system deployed by Russia is capable of hitting sea targets at a range of up to 500km. Find out how the world is reacting.
Hospitals have been warned there could be 6000 people in intensive care by Christmas. Find out more.
Drivers appear confused by a quiz question involving the road rules around painted traffic islands. Would you know what to do?
The testimony will likely bring more unwanted attention for Donald Trump who has since tried to distance himself from Epstein.
A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder and terrorism for a shooting that killed four fellow students and injured seven others at a Michigan high school.Authorities revealed Ethan Crumbley's parents had been summoned just a few hours before the bloodshed on Tuesday, and Oakland County Sheriff's Lieutenant Tim Willis said during a court hearing the boy recorded video the night before in which he discussed shooting and killing students.