News: Australia

Channel 7 presenter Liz Cantor lifts newborn from uterus during birth

Thursday  17:21,   06 october 2022

Liz Cantor welcomed her third child, baby girl Sky Lysaught, on September 30 at the Pindara Private Hospital on the Gold Coast. The Gold Coast Channel 7 presenter, 39, made the announcement on Saturday alongside a video of her two boys, Fin, four,... >>>

The Loop: Man charged over Optus text scam, Sydney's record-breaking rainfall, and your first look at the Super Mario Bros movie

Thursday  16:51,   06 october 2022

Get up to speed on today's headlines with The Loop.A 19-year-old Sydney man has been charged by the Australian Federal Police for allegedly using information obtained during last month's Optus data breach to blackmail... >>>

How to prevent and survive a house fire

Thursday  15:53,   06 october 2022

According to the National Fire Protection Association, over 80% of fire deaths occur in the home, a tragic statistic by any standards. But by taking a few simple precautions around the house, property owners can reduce the chances of ever being... >>>

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy praises Australia's Bushmaster vehicles, calls for coordinated action at UN to rebuke Russia's annexation

Thursday  14:41,   06 october 2022

In an address to the Lowy Institute on Thursday evening, Volodymyr Zelenskyy outlines three main ways Australia can continue to support Ukraine as it fights off a Russian invasion.In an address to the Lowy Institute on Thursday evening, he said he... >>>

Whale approaches woman on a boat in Queensland

Thursday  14:22,   06 october 2022

Amazing footage has captured the moment a giant whale is seen approaching a woman on a boat in Queensland.The extraordinary footage was shot along the Great Sandy Strait on the Fraser Coast, Queensland on September... >>>

Ukraine's UN request for Australia

Thursday  14:22,   06 october 2022

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has urged Australia to use its influence to help secure a key vote due to be held at the United Nations.Mr Zelenskiy addressed the Lowy Institute via video-link on Thursday night, where he urged the Albanese... >>>

tax offices are intended to provide companies with taxes

Thursday  13:40,   06 october 2022

companies that are particularly affected by the energy crisis can apply for a delay in the tax payment and adaptation of advance payments. The Federal Ministry of Finance asked the tax offices in a letter sent on Thursday to make no strict... >>>

Eagle strike could be to blame for fatal helicopter crash: report

Thursday  13:22,   06 october 2022

An eagle collision may be to blame for a fatal helicopter crash in north-western Sydney earlier in the year, a new report has concluded. Conducted by the Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB), the report said that the carcass of a wedge-tailed... >>>

Alleged SMS scammer arrested in Sydney for 'using Optus hack data'

Thursday  13:22,   06 october 2022

A Sydney man has been arrested over an alleged SMS scam that used information obtained from the recent Optus cyberattack.The Australian Federal Police (AFP) this morning executed a search warrant at a home in Rockdale, in Sydney's south, where they >>>

Mass shooting at daycare centre in Thailand leaves 34 dead, including at least 23 children

Thursday  12:51,   06 october 2022

A Thai official confirmed to Reuters that the gunman also killed his wife and child during the incident on Thursday afternoon, before killing himself.The dead include at least 23 children, some as young as two years old, as well as two teachers and... >>>

Human skull, bones discovered in Katherine 'derive from a historic traditional burial', police say

Thursday  12:51,   06 october 2022

Police are continuing an investigation into a shooting in the Brisbane suburb of... >>>

Human skull, bones discovered in Katherine 'derive from a historic traditional burial', police say

Thursday  12:51,   06 october 2022

Police say the remains "derive from a historic traditional burial". A probe into other bones recently found in the NT is ongoing.Police say they worked closely with heritage officers and the Aboriginal Areas Protection Authority this week to... >>>

Man killed in helicopter crash at Maitland Vale near Newcastle NSW

Thursday  12:01,   06 october 2022

NSW Police say they were called to Maitland Vale, about 10 kilometres north of Maitland around 4:20pm.NSW Police say they were called to Maitland Vale, about 10 kilometres north of Maitland at... >>>

Banks to get Optus customers’ identification data after cyberattack

Thursday  12:01,   06 october 2022

Changes announced by the government are designed to let financial institutions protect their customers but the list of banks that get the data won’t be made public.The federal government announced the new exceptions to privacy rules in Australia's... >>>

Braith Anasta downcast as he shares KFC with daughter and mother

Thursday  11:51,   06 october 2022

Braith Anasta appeared sombre on Thursday as he sat down for a KFC and McDonald's lunch in Darling Harbour amid his separation from fiancée Rachael Lee. The NRL player, 40, donned a basic black t-shirt and khaki shorts as he spent some quality... >>>