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National cabinet has agreed to provide power price relief for households and businesses by imposing caps on coal and gas prices and providing financial support.Gas prices will be capped to $12 a gigajoule for 12 months, while coal will be temporarily capped at $125 a tonne, following an agreement on Friday between Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and state and territory leaders at a virtual national cabinet.
Flood-affected tourism operators along the Murray River are open for business and want to spread the word to holiday-makers.At Echuca on the Victorian-NSW border, Campaspe Lodge owner David Connally said businesses were facing cancellations and trepidation from tourists.
A local doctor wheeled out by NSW Labor to run in a key Sydney seat has withdrawn his candidacy.Ryde doctor Francisco Valencia was until Thursday Labor's candidate for the state electorate of Ryde in the upcoming NSW election.
Russian forces have shelled the entire front line of Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine, Ukrainian officials say, part of what appears to be the Kremlin's scaled-back ambition to secure only the bulk of lands it has claimed.The fiercest fighting was near the towns of Bakhmut and Avdiivka, the region's governor Pavlo Kyrylenko said in a TV interview on Thursday.
Welfare officers at Tasmania Police lacked knowledge and understanding about post-traumatic stress disorder, the former partner of a sergeant who took his own life has told an inquest.The death of much-loved Sergeant Robert Cooke, 49, in 2020 is one of four police officer suicides being examined by the inquest.
Michael Reynolds/EPA/AAPForeign Minister Penny Wong and Defence Minister Richard Marles met with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III for the Australia-United States Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) in Washington, DC, on December 6. While there is notable continuity with last year’s agenda, this year’s AUSMIN clearly bears the Albanese government’s foreign and defence policy imprint – one that has a receptive audience in the Biden administration. Wi
Labor has matched the 55 seats it won at the Victorian election four years ago and could go one better if the final contest falls its way.The seat of Pakenham in Melbourne's east was added to Labor's tally on Thursday afternoon after final preference distributions.
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Raising the age of criminal responsibility will be high on the agenda as attorneys-general from across Australia meet for the second time this year.Federal Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus will on Friday meet with his state and territory counterparts to discuss Australia's justice system and potential areas of reforms, particularly regarding the age of criminal responsibility.
Google, Oracle, Microsoft and Amazon will share in the Pentagon's $US9 billion ($A13 billion) contract to build its cloud computing network.The move was announced a year after accusations of politicisation over the previously announced contract and a protracted legal battle resulted in the military starting over in its award process.
The rise in COVID-19 cases is slowing nationally as NSW eyes a peak in its infections on the horizon.States and territories reported a total of 111,449 new cases on Friday, a six-per-cent rise on last week's figure but well down on the 15-per-cent jump the week earlier.
Everyday discrimination could make up as much of half the burden of psychological distress among Indigenous people.In one of the first studies of its kind, Australian National University researchers have found 30 per cent of Indigenous adults experience high levels of psychological distress compared to 13 per cent of non-Indigenous adults.
German authorities expect further arrests in the coming days as they investigate a far-right group prosecutors say was preparing to overthrow the state and install a former member of a German royal family as national leader.A former parliamentary lawmaker from the far-right Alternative For Germany (AfD) was also among those detained, according to German prosecutors.
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Kane Minion was mauled to death by two dogs at a Queensland property on Saturday.
George "Johnny" Johnson, the last known survivor of Britain's World War II "Dambusters" bombing raid on German infrastructure, has died at the age of 101.The PA news agency said Johnson died peacefully at a care home in the Bristol area of southwest England on Wednesday night.
The local bourse has suffered a day of losses amid fears about the economic outlook and even nuclear war, with oil prices plunging on concerns of reduced demand even as China relaxed COVID-19 restrictions.The benchmark S&P;/ASX200 index finished Thursday down 53.
Nathan Cowley/PexelsFlexi schools cater to young people who have been pushed out of mainstream schools. Some students may have been expelled or struggled to fit in. Some may have been bullied or have learning needs the mainstream system could not meet. Flexi schools give students a second (and sometimes a third, fourth or fifth) chance to stay or become engaged with schooling. Demand for flexi schools has been increasing, but we still have little information about the quality of schooling young
Opposition Leader Peter Dutton says the prime minister will have to explain himself if the referendum to establish an Indigenous voice to parliament fails, because he hasn't provided enough details to the Australian public.The Liberal Party has not yet revealed whether it would support a Yes campaign in the referendum, due to be held in the next financial year.
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