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NSW Premier ‘squibbed it’ on John Barilaro: Labor

Labor has criticised the NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet for failing to sack John Barilaro from...

Australia’s carbon credit scheme to be reviewed: Chris Bowen

Australia’s carbon credits scheme will be reviewed by an independent panel after concerns were raised...

No easy decision on submarines deal: Richard Marles

A decision on whether Australia would choose US or UK-made nuclear submarines as part of...

John Barilaro steps away from New York trade job

Former NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro has stepped aside from his new trade role based...

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk faces up to integrity review

The Queensland government will release cabinet papers within 30 days instead of 30 years, in...

Striking teachers march to NSW parliament

Thousands of NSW public and Catholic school teachers have rallied in Sydney’s CBD demanding better...

Queensland to dump most COVID-19 vaccine mandates

Queensland will scrap COVID-19 vaccine mandates for workers in schools, prisons and airports and for visitors to aged and disability care facilities.

COVID-19 vaccines in sight for Australian children under five

Australian children aged five and under could be in line to receive a COVID-19 vaccination within a matter of weeks.

Long COVID not just for severe cases

Experts say nine out of 10 long COVID sufferers were not taken to hospital with the virus, showing a milder infection won't protect patients from brain fog.

‘No argument’ to keep some COVID vaccine mandates

Australian epidemiologists have told an inquiry it is unclear why Victoria's double-dose COVID-19 vaccine mandates remain in some settings.

Mask mandate dropped for Australian airport terminals

Travellers will no longer need to wear masks in airports from midnight on Friday, with the mandate remaining in place for flights.

Novavax vaccine approved as COVID-19 booster

The Novavax vaccine has been given the Australian regulator's tick of approval as a COVID-19 booster for people aged 18 and over, the company has announced.

Russian missiles kill 17 near Ukraine port of Odesa

Russian missiles have hit an apartment building and a resort near Ukraine’s Black Sea port...

Xi Jinping says ‘two systems’ here to stay for Hong Kong

There is no reason to change Hong Kong’s “one country, two systems” formula of governance,...

Two more charged over migrant truck deaths in Texas

The suspected driver of a truck packed with dozens of migrants who died in sweltering...

NATO backs aid for ‘heroic’ Ukraine

NATO has branded Russia the biggest “direct threat” to Western security after its invasion of...

R Kelly sentenced to 30 years in prison for sexual abuse

R Kelly has been sentenced to 30 years in prison, following the multiplatinum R&B singer’s conviction...

Ghislaine Maxwell gets 20 years for sex trafficking

Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping the sex offender...

Aussies aim for No.1 at Birmingham Commonwealth Games

Powerhouse nations Australia and England are set to again vie for bragging rights atop the medals table at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

Nick Kyrgios fined $US10,000 for Wimbledon spit

Nick Kyrgios has been slapped with a $US10,000 ($A14,500) fine for ugly behaviour in his first-round match at Wimbledon when he spat towards a spectator.

12 Brumbies in Wallabies squad to tackle England

Lock Cadeyrn Neville, aged 33, is set to finally make his Wallabies debut among 12 Brumbies players named in the squad to face England in Perth on Saturday.

Djokovic ends Kokkinakis’s Wimbledon run in emphatic fashion

Novak Djokovic has ruthlessly ended Thanasi Kokkinakis's Wimbledon campaign with a breathtaking centre-court display.

Nick Kyrgios in Wimbledon rollercoaster round one win

Title hopeful Nick Kyrgios has overcame a spirited challenge from British wildcard Paul Jubb to scrape into the Wimbledon second round.

State of Origin decider at Suncorp already sold out

The third game of the State of Origin series has sold out more than two weeks before kick-off at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium.

Australia’s net-zero plan fails to tackle our biggest contribution to climate change: fossil fuel exports

The Morrison government’s eleventh hour commitment to net zero by 2050 is a monumental failure.

OPINION: We did what we had to do in Afghanistan

Hunter federal MP and former Australian Minister for Defence Joel Fitzgibbon shares his thoughts on the recent crisis in Afghanistan.

Labor gains clear Newspoll lead during Sydney lockdown, but will the economy save Coalition?

This week’s Newspoll gave Labor a 53-47 lead, a two-point gain for Labor since the previous Newspoll three weeks ago.

The success of Iceland’s ‘four-day week’ trial has been greatly overstated

Iceland's major trial four-day work week trial that shows that cutting the standard five-day week down appears too good to be true.

Nicole Kidman wins best actress at Golden Globes

Nicole Kidman has won best actress in a motion picture drama at the Golden Globes film awards for her portrayal of TV legend Lucille...

Actress Betty White dies just shy of 100

Actress Betty White, best remembered for her role in The Golden Girls, has died three weeks short of her 100th birthday.

Nicole Kidman opens up about mental health

Nicole Kidman says she probably does not "consider danger enough" when taking on roles involving characters with mental health problems.

Nicole Kidman nominated for Golden Globe

Nicole Kidman is joined by Sarah Snook and Kodi Smit-McPhee in leading Australia's charge at the 2022 Golden Globe awards.