Woman pleads not guilty to killing baby
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Woman pleads not guilty to killing baby
The diplomatic spat with France, alleged war crimes and Christian Porter's resignation from cabinet have all been named as potential influential events in the case of Bernard Collaery.The long-running prosecution of the whistleblower was back in the ACT Supreme Court on Friday as the Commonwealth attempts to rewrite evidence recorded two years ago, saying time had rendered some of it inaccurate.
ShutterstockMany people believe Australia’s shift to electric vehicles is stuck in the slow lane – another strollout, rather than a rollout. But while federal policies are still lacklustre, most Australians themselves are ready for the shift, according to our recent research. We found most car-owning households will be able to charge their cars in their garage or driveway. Electric vehicles are also getting more attractive as purchase costs fall and battery range rises. Australia’s world-beating
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.
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.
West Australian state Nationals MP and former federal party vice-president James Hayward could be dumped from the party after being charged with child sexual abuse offences.Hayward, who was elected to WA's parliament earlier this year, is facing multiple charges relating to an eight-year-old girl, including persistent sexual conduct.
Mary Benedito has died after being found with life-threatening injuries at a Gold Coast apartment on Saturday. Her former partner is now charged with her murder.
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.
The Kmart shopper was disappointed when she took her tree out of the box. But many have leapt to the defence of the popular store. Find out why here.
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.
A former teacher's aide in Tasmania who breached her position of trust and sexually abused an underage past student has received a suspended jail sentence.The woman, who was 43 at time, had sex with the 16-year-old boy in her car earlier this year after arranging to meet up when he contacted her.
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.
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.
Insurers and governments face a "disaster scenario" of compounding catastrophes made more challenging by underinsurance, climate risk experts have warned.Former NSW fire and rescue commissioner Greg Mullins told a Climate Council forum on Friday that Australia faces more "compound events" as heatwaves lead to flash droughts, which lead to massive fires.
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.
West Australian MP James Hayward is being urged to quit parliament, having resigned from the WA Nationals after he was charged with multiple child sexual abuse offences.Hayward, who was elected to WA's parliament earlier this year, is facing multiple charges relating to an eight-year-old girl, including persistent sexual conduct.
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.
The NSW premier has outlined his vision for the state, flagging increased infrastructure and city-building as well as new ministries to drive the economy and make the state more liveable.In an address to business leaders at the Sydney Opera House he said the government he's been part of for the past decade had delivered "mega projects on a mega scale".
The testimony will likely bring more unwanted attention for Donald Trump who has since tried to distance himself from Epstein.
Australians could be in for another summer of floods as climate change amplifies wetter-than-average conditions caused by the La Nina weather pattern, the Climate Council has warned.The climate action group says floods that are currently sweeping across parts of Queensland and NSW could be just the start.
The 38-year-old spent years struggling to breathe out of his right nostril. Read here to see what doctors found out.