Category: Australia

‘It’s our best shot’

The AJN has partnered with the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies on a new campaign to encourage as many people as possible in the Jewish community to get vaccinated during August.

‘It’s our best shot’

The AJN has partnered with the NSW Jewish Board of Deputies on a new campaign to encourage as many people as possible in the Jewish community to get vaccinated during August.

Mind-blowing 400m has Aussie gladiator in medal hunt

They’re regarded as the gladiators of the Olympic Games and in Tokyo an Australian decathlete is vying to be crowned the world’s greatest all-round athlete.

Mind-blowing 400m has Aussie gladiator in medal hunt

They’re regarded as the gladiators of the Olympic Games and in Tokyo an Australian decathlete is vying to be crowned the world’s greatest all-round athlete.

10 uncertain veterans as list sizes locked in

The AFL has finally delivered clarity on list sizes for next year, leaving club list managers scrambling to set their agendas for the coming trade period.

10 uncertain veterans as list sizes locked in

The AFL has finally delivered clarity on list sizes for next year, leaving club list managers scrambling to set their agendas for the coming trade period.

Families hit with bills in thousands

Tyne Koops is currently on maternity leave but felt “sick” when she received two bills from Centrelink demanding she pay $10,000 in a matter of weeks due to overpayment of childcare subsidy.

Australia’s Biggest Battery Ablaze for 4 Days as Technology Woes Grow

The Victoria Big Battery—due to become the southern hemisphere’s largest battery—burst into flames last week and remained ablaze for almost four days as firefighters struggled to extinguish one of its Tesla battery megapacks. The battery’s failure has re-ignited concern that the technology may not be feasible or sustainable amid Australia’s transition towards cleaner energy alternatives. […]

Facebook News Kicks Off in Australia

Facebook has announced a phased rollout of Facebook News to a small group of Australian users, as well as a $15 million (US$11.1 million) news fund. Facebook News will provide personalised news content for users in a separate tab on its app. It comes after Australia implemented a media bargaining code, which Facebook strongly opposed. In […]

‘Relief’ at WA Premier McGowan’s snap press conference

There is probably some “relief” amongst West Australians that Premier McGowan’s snap press conference didn’t result in a lockdown, according to Sky News Political Editor Andrew Clennell.

Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan announced on Wednesday a…

Cash for jabs will incentivise Australians and stimulate the economy: Marles

Deputy Labor Leader Richard Marles says the Opposition’s “cash for jabs” scheme is a “constructive” proposal which will protect Australians and stimulate the economy.

Speaking to Sky News Australia, Mr Marles defended the proposal as sensible given “…

‘Cash for jabs’ proposal not taken to full shadow cabinet

Labor leader Anthony Albanese did not take his $6 billion ‘cash for jabs’ scheme to the full shadow cabinet, Sky News Political Editor Andrew Clennell has revealed.

Labor has proposed a vaccine payment plan that would see a $300 cash incentive given …

Will the Coup in Burma Be a Turning Point for the Rohingya People

Commentary The coup d’état in Burma (also known as Myanmar), earlier this year, may have dismantled the fragile foundations of the country’s democratic government, but the ensuing rise of a fervent pro-democracy civilian movement could be a turning point for the Rohingya population. Burma was thrown into disarray on Feb. 1, when the Tatmadaw, Burma’s […]

‘Show us the report before we renew Hawks, Roos contracts’

PREMIER Peter Gutwein will not “speculate or hypothesise” what Colin Carter’s report into a Tasmanian AFL team contains but is unwavering in his belief the state will be handed a licence.

Alleged sex offender reveals why she went on the run

A woman who is alleged to have kidnapped a 14-year-old girl and sexually assaulted her went on the run after being charged because she “had a panic attack” after her name was published, a court has heard.