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News: Australia

Bulldog Dunkley keen to become an AFL Lion

Monday  08:42,   19 september 2022

The Brisbane Lions have won the race for the heart of Western Bulldogs midfielder Josh Dunkley, but face a challenge to complete the deal.Dunkley's future had been up in the air since the Bulldogs crashed out to Fremantle in the first week of the... >>>

NZ's National sticks by ex-bully Uffindell

Monday  08:42,   19 september 2022

Sam Uffindell has been welcomed back into the National caucus despite the New Zealand MP's revelations of historical abuse.Self-described high school bully Sam Uffindell has been welcomed back into the National partyroom despite allegations of... >>>

Man acquitted of causing friends' deaths

Monday  08:41,   19 september 2022

A driver who failed to give way and was hit by a car driven by a speeding drink driver has been acquitted of causing his friends' deaths.Santiago Resnik was charged with dangerous driving causing the death of his friends, Chilean men Felipe... >>>

No trace of SA man amid fears of foul play

Monday  08:32,   19 september 2022

Mounted police and divers have searched for a missing man in Adelaide's north after the 55-year-old left his home to meet unknown people more than a month ago.Geoffrey McLean was last seen about 4am on August 19 when he left his home at suburban >>>

Looming Perth airport train line opening date sparks concern among train drivers

Monday  08:32,   19 september 2022

Police dashcam footage of a man doing a burnout in front of marked... >>>

Looming Perth airport train line opening date sparks concern among train drivers

Monday  08:31,   19 september 2022

Talks are continuing today between the rail union and New South Wales government after planned industrial action was... >>>

Looming Perth airport train line opening date sparks concern among train drivers

Monday  08:31,   19 september 2022

Perth's train drivers voice concern the opening of Perth's new airport train line may be rushed, with the union saying the tunnel was still considered a construction site and had limited phone reception.Transport minister Rita Saffioti... >>>

SA drops mask mandate for public transport

Monday  08:31,   19 september 2022

South Australians will longer have to wear masks on public transport in the latest easing of the state's COVID-19 restrictions.The new provisions will take effect from Tuesday, bringing SA into line with most other... >>>

British doctor says Australians are 'quite RACIST' and discourages others from moving Down Under

Monday  08:21,   19 september 2022

Dr Salim Uddin had opened up on his experiences studying to be a medical professional and revealed he has made plans to travel to Melbourne. 'It's not the land of the rising sun and golden rainbows and springs and clearwater,' he told medical... >>>

Soft baby carriers under scope of inquest

Monday  08:21,   19 september 2022

The role of a soft fabric baby sling in the likely suffocation death of a three-week-old boy is being examined by a NSW coroner.Three-week-old Harvey McGlinn couldn't be revived after his mother Tattika Dunn unwrapped his cloth sling and found him... >>>

Biden says he will wait for midterm elections to decide whether to run for reelection

Monday  08:21,   19 september 2022

U.S. President Joe Biden has announced that he will wait until the mid-term elections to decide whether he will finally run for re-election in 2024. «It’s too early to make"It's too early to make that kind of decision (...) What I'm doing is doing... >>>

Four homes inundated in Gunnedah as Namoi River recedes from higher than expected peak

Monday  08:12,   19 september 2022

The clean up is underway in Gunnedah after the town's third major flood in a year, but authorities are warning more rain later this week could bring river levels back up.The Bureau of Meteorology initially predicted the Namoi River would peak at >>>

India-China Russia rhetoric 'significant'

Monday  08:11,   19 september 2022

The chair of parliament's security committee has warned of threats to democracy and international law as Russia pushes ahead with its attacks in Ukraine.Chair of parliament's intelligence and security committee Peter Khalil says democratic... >>>

Footy fans warned, ticket reselling ripoff

Monday  08:11,   19 september 2022

As footy final time approaches, fans are being warned to avoid being ripped off by ticket reselling websites illegally selling them at exorbitant prices.Fair Trading Commissioner Natasha Mann is warning football fans wanting tickets to finals games... >>>

Asbestos 'cover up' at NSW school: inquiry

Monday  08:11,   19 september 2022

'Shocking' testimony has been given to an inquiry about a Sydney high school that was kept open despite asbestos being uncovered on site.The NSW upper house inquiry is probing the presence of asbestos at Castle Hill High School, with members >>>