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Labor set to face ‘community crossbench’ in federal parliament

Australia has elected a “community crossbench” to the federal parliament with a focus on climate,...

One Nation’s Pauline Hanson facing loss in Queensland Senate race

Queensland voters have turned their backs on One Nation founder Pauline Hanson, who could lose...

Greens on track for record election result

The Greens could hold as many as 12 Senate seats and have five lower house...

Aged and health care sectors urge more government pandemic help

Aged and health care leaders have urged an incoming Labor government to bolster support for...

Tamil Murugappan family set for return to Biloela

The Tamil family fighting for years to return to the Queensland town of Biloela are...

ALP eyes majority as Anthony Albanese gets to work

Incoming prime minister Anthony Albanese is still days away from knowing whether he can govern...

Scott Morrison says Australia won’t go back into lockdowns on his watch

Scott Morrison says rising COVID-19 infection rates were inevitable and Australia's management of the pandemic has been one of the best in the world.

Kids’ mental health suffered from pandemic restrictions and lockdowns

Pandemic lockdowns and restrictions adversely affected children and young people, with a rise in self-harm cases admitted to hospitals. 

North Korea reports 21 deaths amid first Covid outbreak

North Korea has reported 21 new deaths and 174,440 more people with fever symptoms as the country scrambles to slow the spread of COVID-19 across its unvaccinated population.

Three new Omicron subvariants in Australia, ACT has 1080 new COVID cases

Three new Omicron subvariants have reached Australia and health authorities as the ACT recorded 1080 new cases and one death.

Beijing tightens COVID-19 restrictions despite low case numbers

Tighter coronavirus restrictions have come into force in Beijing as a five-day national holiday begins.

US Republican Senator Rand Paul pledges COVID origin probe

A prominent US senator has pledged a vigorous review into the origins of the coronavirus if republicans retake the Senate and he lands a committee chairmanship.

Monkeypox outbreak hits 92, cases to grow

The World Health Organization expects to identify more cases of monkeypox as it expands surveillance...

Russian forces’ backbone broken: Volodymyr Zelenskiy

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says his army has inflicted serious damage on Russian forces despite...

Ten dead in India Kashmir tunnel collapse

Rescuers have found the bodies of nine more workers in a collapsed tunnel in Indian-controlled...

Boeing Starliner docks at space station

Boeing’s new Starliner crew capsule has docked for the first time with the International Space...

Amber Heard: I wouldn’t have survived Johnny Depp abuse

Amber Heard has told jurors in a defamation case that she filed for divorce from...

Ukraine opens first war crimes trial against Russian soldier

Ukraine has begun the trial of a captured Russian soldier accused of killing a Ukrainian...

Ariarne Titmus breaks 400m freestyle world record

Ariarne Titmus has broken the women's 400 metres freestyle world record at the Australian championships.

GWS Giants’ 52-point win over Eagles to kickstart new era

Greater Western Sydney have started their new era under Mark McVeigh in style with a 52-point thumping of West Coast at Giants Stadium.

Flu-hit Canberra Raiders roll on, belting Rabbitohs in Dubbo

Canberra Raiders have lifted to celebrate champion Josh Papali'i's 250th NRL game by battling through a flu outbreak to roll South Sydney Rabbitohs for a third straight win.

Brave Brumbies go down in thriller against Blues

Blues No.10 Beauden Barrett has kicked a field goal after the siren to secure a 21-19 Super Rugby Pacific win over the Brumbies in Canberra.

Brumbies to measure up against Super Blues

The Brumbies will get a measure of their Super Rugby Pacific title credentials when they host the competition frontrunners in the Blues on Saturday.

Mark McVeigh to put a new spin on Giants

Interim GWS coach Mark McVeigh is not focusing on his full-time prospects at the AFL club as the Giants begin life without Leon Cameron.