World Bank retracts part of China report
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World Bank retracts part of China report
Allied health worker shortages across the country could put Australians living with a disability at risk of slipping through the cracks, a new report says.High staff turnover rates, lack of permanent work and reduced hours are contributing to a worker shortage in the sector, the report conducted by the peak body for disability says.
Collins Street in Melbourne's CBD throws up unique hazards for cyclists. See what they are worried about.
A Starbucks employee quit her job after her manager made a demanding request during a 'tough' situation.
The coalition has warned a potential pay rise for aged care workers could lead to some providers having to compromise the services they provide.As the government wrote a submission to the wages umpire calling for an increase to minimum pay for workers in the sector, Aged Care Minister Anika Wells suggested such an increase could be "stepped out" over a period of time.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has almost doubled its profits in 2021/22 to a record $US760 million ($A1.The US-listed company owns News Corp Australia, as well as numerous mastheads in the US and UK, alongside book publisher HarperCollins and a majority stake in real estate advertising company REA Group.
The 'vile' act outraged people from all over the world, who chipped into raise more than $30,000 for the boy. Read more.
Former US president Donald Trump has tried to turn the news that the FBI had searched his Florida estate to his benefit, citing the investigation in text messages and emails soliciting political donations from his supporters.The unprecedented search marked a significant escalation of the federal investigation into whether Trump illegally removed records from the White House as he was leaving office in January 2021.
New Zealand conservationists are cheering a bumper kakapo breeding season, boosted by artificial insemination of the rare parrot.With 55 kakapo chicks reaching 150 days old, the official population now stands at 252 birds, the highest tally since the 1970s.
Choking back tears, New Zealand MP Sam Uffindell has asked voters for a second chance following revelations of a historic boarding school bashing that led to his expulsion.Mr Uffindell will stay in parliament and the opposition National partyroom after leader Chris Luxon declared the 38-year-old a "changed man" since the 1999 assault.
A thief may now have herpes after the greedy act at a popular tourist spot in Tasmania. Read more.
Shares slipped and the dollar hung off recent highs on Tuesday as investors eyed US inflation data due a day later that will likely yield clues to any further aggressive Federal Reserve rate hikes.The stakes are high for the July US consumer prices report on Wednesday after an unexpectedly strong US jobs data last week boosted expectations of a sharp interest rate increase to tackle soaring inflation.
Lamont Dozier, the middle man in the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced "You Can't Hurry Love," "Heat Wave" and dozens of other hits and helped make Motown an essential record company of the 1960s and beyond, has died at age 81.Dozier's death was confirmed on Tuesday by Paul Lambert, who helped produce the stage musical "The First Wives Club" that Holland-Dozier-Holland wrote for.
A concerned resident spotted a man behaving strangely in the bushes of a park in Western Australia. Read more.
The child was found unresponsive following a concern for welfare check. Find out more.
Dan Himbrechts/AAP The much-debated term “neoliberalism” again entered the political debate last week, with Greens leader Adam Bandt using a National Press Club speech to decry neoliberalism in the Labor Party. Bandt claimed that since the Keating and Hawke governments, Labor has adopted neoliberalism by “privatising public services, cutting taxes for the wealthy and adopting more austerity”. Keating hit back, calling Bandt “a bounder and distorter of political truth”, angrily rejecting suggesti
Olivia Newton-John's niece, Tottie Goldsmith, has revealed her family would accept a state funeral, however a formal offer from the Victorian government is yet to be made.A spokeswoman for Premier Daniel Andrews told AAP on Wednesday that "no offer or acceptance has occurred" at this time but did not rule out the possibility.
The fallout from Australia criticising China's Taiwan retaliation continues with yet another scathing message. Find out more.
Vegetable prices will return to normal, offering shoppers some relief. Find out when.
A heap of jelly-like eggs were found washed up on an Aussie beach, sparking curiosity. See the photos.
The US tech heavy Nasdaq stock index fell after a dismal forecast from Micron Technology pulled chip and technology stocks lower.It came as markets await US inflation data that could lead the Federal Reserve to further tighten its aggressive plans to curb inflation.