Yahoo News Now Special Report
Yahoo News Now Special Report
Dramatic rescue after boat sinks off the Queensland coast. Credit: RACQCapRescue
Footage of the discovery has since gone viral. Watch it here.
A Sydney mum is angry after what she found in her new apartment once the lease was signed. Find out more.
Queensland crop farmers need "enhanced" legal protections for their lands and livelihoods against sinking caused by coal seam gas production, a regulator says.The state's Gasfields Commission has recommended a legal overhaul in a report released on Monday after a probe into the impacts of subsidence on the Condamine plain, west of Toowoomba.
A royal commission will investigate New Zealand's COVID-19 response, with Jacinda Ardern tapping Australian-based epidemiologist Tony Blakely to lead the review.The prime minister announced the commission on Monday, saying "the highest form of public inquiry is the right thing to do".
President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has urged Ukrainians to be patient and strong in resisting the rigours of winter, as officials press ahead with efforts to restore power and other services knocked out by Russian air strikes.Russia has been pounding Ukraine's power infrastructure since early October, causing blackouts and leaving millions without heating as temperatures plummet.
X and Y chromosome. Nathan Devery/ShutterstockThe sex of human and other mammal babies is decided by a male-determining gene on the Y chromosome. But the human Y chromosome is degenerating and may disappear in a few million years, leading to our extinction unless we evolve a new sex gene. The good news is two branches of rodents have already lost their Y chromosome and have lived to tell the tale. A new paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Science shows how the spiny rat has evolved a
A trucking boss charged over the deaths of four Victoria Police officers will still face trial on the Supreme Court despite the manslaughter charges being dropped.Connect Logistics manager Simiona Tuteru, 51, was due to stand trial in Victoria's Supreme Court last month charged over the deaths of the officers in the April 2020 Eastern Freeway collision.
Karolina Grabowska/PexelsAustralians are getting older, sicker, and harder to treat. This isn’t news to GPs, who say they are overwhelmed with demand and frustrated with a rigid system that doesn’t support them. To improve general practice, the Albanese government has set aside almost a billion dollars and convened a Strengthening Medicare Taskforce to advise how to spend it. Many people argue recruiting more GPs is the best path forward. But as a new Grattan Institute report shows, Australia ha
Sky-high living costs continue to crush household budgets, with a monthly inflation gauge picking up pace again.The one per cent lift in November recorded in the Melbourne Institute's monthly inflation gauge follows smaller increases in October and September.
A family of three were driving home from a holiday when they noticed a snake perched on the hood of their car.
The New Zealand government is set to propose a law requiring large technological platforms like Google and Meta (Facebook) to pay media companies for publishing and sharing their news, like they do in Australia and Canada."It's not fair that the big digital platforms like Google and Meta get to host and share local news for free.
More Australians are choosing eco-friendly vehicles for their next ride, with sales figures revealing low-emission cars are soaring in popularity.It's not high-profile electric cars racking up the greatest sales though, but hybrid vehicles that combine battery and fuel technology.
A man has died after he was stabbed during an altercation in Melbourne's southeastern suburbs.Emergency services were called to St Kilda beach just after 7.
The Queensland premier will seek "adequate compensation" for any federal intervention in energy markets that hits the state's income.Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will meet with state premiers at national cabinet on Wednesday, with a cap on wholesale coal and gas prices expected to be a priority agenda item in an attempt to lower power bills.
A senior NSW Liberal MP is calling on his federal colleagues to support a referendum to establish an Indigenous voice to parliament.The federal opposition has not revealed whether it would support a 'yes' campaign in the referendum, due to be held in the next financial year, because they want more detail about the model from the Albanese government.
Calls are growing for federal and state governments to cap surging electricity and gas prices to protect Australians from further bill shock.Treasury has projected tariffs will rise by 56 per cent for electricity and 44 per cent for gas by 2024 without government intervention.
Santa could be making two trips to your house this Christmas. Find out more.
Up to 70,000 new homes could be built in NSW as parts of the state are rezoned, with the premier saying he's "throwing everything at getting more houses built" as the cost of living continues to bite."Working with councils, rezoning is one important lever that we are pulling to get the ball rolling on more housing supply across our state," Premier Dominic Perrottet said on Monday.
Police approached the car on the side of a NSW highway to check on the driver's welfare. See what they found.