Australia could avoid technical recession if today’s national accounts don’t send gross domestic product into negative territory — and WA’s resources sector could be the saviour for the nation.
The sheep were supposed to have departed Fremantle last week, just days before the northern hemisphere summer live shipping ban started on Monday.
WATCH IT HERE: A 70-second film, which charts the fictional, and quirky, spending ambitions of ordinary West Aussies, is being rolled out on social channels.
Police Commissioner Chris Dawson has moved to set up a review into complaints of workplace sexual harassment inside the WA Police, after Sarah Colja bravely shared her story with The West Australian.
Industrial bellwether commodity copper has surged to a near three-month high as investors bet on a quick global economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
The US Ambassador to Australia has responded to footage of police assaulting a Seven News crew, saying “freedom of the press is a right Australians and Americans hold dear”.
Sarah Blake in New York, Tamsin Rose
The family of a 16-year-old indigenous boy will speak publicly after the teen had his legs kicked out from beneath him as he was arrested in Sydney this week.
Pink has hit out at internet haters who slammed her for sledging the “All Lives Matter” movement, as a “deeply saddened” Michael Jordan calls for change and Aussie stars condemn death of George Floyd.
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THE stalemate on when Australia can open up for domestic travel needs to end, as the leaders of five states and territories – including the NT – play political games by not agreeing on a date for the country to re-open. It’s time to set a date, and it needs to be a one-in-all-in approach.
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THE Territory’s $1.2 billion cattle industry will grow stronger with flow-on indirect impacts for numerous industries after yesterday’s landmark ruling, according to the head of the NT Cattlemen’s Association.
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NORTHERN AUSTRALIA cattle producers have put governments across the country on notice, warning ‘reckless’ kneejerk decisions like the live export ban in 2011 could leave them with a multimillion-dollar damages bill.
THE head of Australia’s peak tourism body has called on state and territory leaders to work together to open all interstate travel by mid-July, warning the NT has the most to lose compared to other states if borders don’t open soon
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The fate of 56,000 sheep from the virus-hit Al Kuwait stranded at a Perth feedlot is in limbo tonight after the Federal Government refused an exemption for them to be exported.
Rourke Walsh and Jenne Brammer
Nathan Turner was not the only miner to be wrongly diagnosed with COVID-19 in Blackwater. But Queensland Health won’t reveal the error rate for its “gold standard’’ tests and said we may never know if Mr Turner’s case was a false positive or a true positive.
Natasha Bita, Jack McKay
Next time you go to a café you might want to ask for a spoonful of used coffee grind rather than a cuppa – it could improve your health and your waistline, according to new research.
Brisbane’s once booming dining scene is bracing for a post-pandemic bust with a predicted avalanche of restaurants and cafes set to fall into the food scrap heap.
Little Mason Lee was struck so hard that his organs ruptured, before the toddler was left to die a slow and painful death. Now it’s been revealed an audio recording pinpoints the moment of that fatal blow.
Blackwater residents are “pissed off” and don’t believe a State Government apology is enough, following Nathan Turner’s coronavirus misdiagnosis that propagated fear through the town.
Tobias Jurss-Lewis, Chris Clarke
With less than a week to go until the revamped Big Brother hits our screens, we take an exclusive first look into the house and reveal some of the secrets of the much-anticipated return.
COVID-19 has had a dire impact on Australia’s charity sector, ramping up demand for services while donations and revenue streams dwindle, leaving thousands at risk of closing under the financial strain.
Annastacia Palaszczuk has no idea how much Queensland’s tourism industry is suffering while the state’s border is closed and the Government is “pulling numbers out of … their a**es” to justify it, according to a business owner challenging the state’s lockdown in the High Court.
Michael Wray, Alexandria Utting
The Federal Government will chip in cash to home owners renovating their houses, in a bid to prevent the construction industry flatlining. But the minimum buy-in will raise eyebrows.
Matthew Killoran, Jack McKay
Pent-up Queenslanders will start to get their weekend back, with pools, cinemas and libraries set to throw their doors open in coming days.
Thomas Morgan, Tobias Jurss-Lewis
COVID-19 has forced more than 130,000 residents out of work and caused consumer expenditure to plummet by more than $200 million across Brisbane, according to new data. HARDEST HIT SUBURBS
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