Prime Minister Scott Morrison has all but promised to meet a zero net emissions target by 2050, ahead of a virtual summit on climate change with US President Joe Biden.
In a bid to win back Queensland blue-collar workers, Labor Leader Anthony Albanese is making big promises when it comes to local mining jobs.
Matthew Killoran, Madura McCormack
One of the survivors of a fatal car crash in the South West that killed a pair of teenage boys at the weekend has spoken of his ‘unimaginable’ heartache over losing two of his closest friends.
Catherine Massey & Jakeb Waddell
Breach of bail would become an offence in Queensland for young offenders under a push by the LNP to amend new youth justice laws that are set to pass parliament this week.
A high-profile advocate for a royal commission into defence and veteran suicides says the review will ‘help restore veterans trust in the system’.
Queensland prisoners could soon have access to free condoms under a new trial, despite a current ban on inmates having sex.
Little Georgia Hilliar is only three months old but has already almost died twice. Now, her doting dad Beau has the chance to save her life.
A typhoon has left at least one person dead, another missing and prompted the evacuation of more than 100,000 people in the eastern and central Philippines.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press
Children playing with a cigarette lighter was the cause of a house fire in Bluff Point on Monday morning, which left a $250,000 damage bill.
A couple of Aussie parents have come up with an app forcing kids to do maths and English problems to unlock the other apps on their phones.
Primewest founders John Bond, Jim Litis and David Schwartz have recommended a cash and scrip offer from Centuria that will see the merged group based in Sydney.
Kim Macdonald & Neale Prior
Afghanistan veteran Bradly Carr suicided on Anzac Day in a harrowing statement about the fate of troubled veterans in Australia.
Clare Armstrong and Adella Beani
The Nationals and Liberals have committed to hold talks on how they can work together to defeat Labor after signing an ‘alliance agreement’ today.
West Australians looking for work will be able to connect with more than 4000 jobs tomorrow as part of the Perth Jobs Fair.
Heavy rain is set to continue in north Queensland, with rainfall reaching 300mm in certain areas over 24 hours and flood warnings issued.
Hotel quarantine workers will be forced to get the COVID jab from May 10 under a new Public Health Order announced today by Health Minister Roger Cook.
Aussies aged between 50 to 69 will receive their COVID-19 jab earlier than expected amid a major rethink of the vaccine rollout program. This is how it will work.
MADURA MCCORMACK, CORMAC PEARSON
Tears of joy, squeals of ‘nanna!’ and embraces transformed the arrivals hall at Perth Airport this afternoon, as loved ones locked eyes and exchanged hugs for the first time in more than a year.
Baldivis MLA and newly appointed Emergency Services Minister Reece Whitby has praised local volunteers who have taken up the call to duty in aid of those devastated by cyclone Seroja.
The NSW government has set a timeline of three years to remove flammable and potentially dangerous cladding on high-rise buildings.
Ben Wyatt is following in the footsteps of another high-profile former WA politician in his first gig post-politics, after joining the board of a ‘household name’.
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development confirmed the attack and urged people to take caution in the area
A man driving while holding a mattress to the roof of the car with his hands has been slapped with a number of fines.
A Queensland Coalition MP has again unearthed derogatory comments he made about women and Muslims nearly a decade ago, saying he refuses to let “cancel culture” weaponise mistakes he has been open and honest about.
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