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News: Australia

$50million Powerball winner bought ticket in Forster NSW but is yet to claim winnings

Saturday  10:40,   26 november 2022

The $50 million Powerball winner is still yet to claim their winnings, with officials confirming the NSW town where the sole division one-winning ticket was bought.Officials of The Lott confirmed the winning ticket was bought at a newsagency in the... >>>

Victoria election 2022: Neil Mitchell attacks Matthew Guy over Dan Andrews' Covid policies

Saturday  10:31,   26 november 2022

The Radio 3AW host ripped into Opposition Leader Matthew Guy's campaign against Mr Andrews' Labor government on Nine News on Saturday evening.The Radio 3AW host panned Opposition Leader Matthew Guy on Nine News on Saturday evening - blasting >>>

Australian Defence Force chief gives Afghanistan veterans 28 days to explain why they should keep war honours

Saturday  10:31,   26 november 2022

The chief of the defence force has demanded senior officers justify why they should keep honours and medals, as the fallout from the inquiry into alleged war crimes continues. The landmark investigation into the conduct of Australian special forces, >>>

Man arrested after allegedly injuring security guard with edged weapon at Darwin's Karama Shopping Plaza

Saturday  09:01,   26 november 2022

Police say the guard received "multiple lacerations'" and it was "incredible [he] wasn't more seriously injured". An 18-year-old man has been arrested over the incident.NT Police said the guard was assaulted by another man at the Karama... >>>

Defence chief cleared to strip medals

Saturday  09:01,   26 november 2022

Australia's defence force chief has been cleared to sanction officers who served in Afghanistan after a damning report into alleged war crimes.Senior officers, at brigadier and captain level, have been told they may have to hand back their... >>>

Ukrainian government bans export of firewood due to power outages

Saturday  07:40,   26 november 2022

The Ukrainian government on Friday ordered a ban on the export of firewood, assuming that it could be a key material to ensure heating for a winter that, in principle, will be marked by problems in electricity supply. Kiev already vetoed in... >>>

Did flood or storm ruin Eugowra’s homes? Thousands of dollars rest on the answer

Saturday  07:40,   26 november 2022

Eugowra residents will get almost nothing if their homes were devastated by flood water. They will be much better off if the damage was due to the storm.Few had cover for floods, which are defined for insurance purposes as water escaping from a body >>>

Canberra man accused of raping woman at Westfield Belconnen granted bail in ACT Magistrates Court

Saturday  07:40,   26 november 2022

A 28-year-old Canberra man charged with the alleged sexual assault of a woman at a retail store is granted bail at ACT Magistrates Court.Police say around 5pm on November 3, 28-year-old Abhishek Timalsina closed the security shutters of the store in >>>

Victoria election 2022: Daniel Andrews to refuse deals with minor and independent parties

Saturday  07:40,   26 november 2022

More than a million people are expected to vote at 1,700 election-day sites between 8am and 6pm on Saturday to decide who will govern for the next four years. Speaking shortly after voting opened, Mr Andrews said he was urging Victorians to opt for... >>>

Autumn Nations Series preview: Wales to get the better of Australia with narrow win in Cardiff

Saturday  06:21,   26 november 2022

Polling booths in Victoria will open in just under an hours time with many predicting a record low vote for the major... >>>

Autumn Nations Series preview: Wales to get the better of Australia with narrow win in Cardiff

Saturday  06:21,   26 november 2022

Both Wales and Australia will be desperate for victory when they go head-to-head in their Autumn Nations Series clash in Cardiff on Saturday.These two sides head into this encounter with morale a little low in both camps after they suffered... >>>

Motorbike involved in double-fatal crash on the Gold Coast was stolen, police say

Saturday  06:21,   26 november 2022

A man and a woman aged in their 30s have died after the motorbike they were riding crashed on the Gold Coast. The couple was earlier pursued by police.A 36-year-old Oxenford man and a 35-year-old Upper Coomera woman died after the motorbike they... >>>

Ex-High Court judge resigns Order of Aust

Saturday  06:21,   26 november 2022

Former High Court judge Dyson Heydon no longer holds an Australian honour, in the wake of a settlement earlier this year involving three women.His resignation was noted in the Government Gazette on Friday and signed by Governor-General David... >>>

Cyclist dies after falling off bike in Hunter Valley

Saturday  05:00,   26 november 2022

Police said the 59-year-old from Scone died at the scene. LIVE UPDATES: Millions head to the polls for election day in Victoria © iStock A cyclist has died after falling off his bike in the Hunter Valley. "The man was on a regular organised ride... >>>

Ukrainian government begins evacuating residents of Kherson

Saturday  05:00,   26 november 2022

The Ukrainian Ministry of Infrastructure has confirmed that it has started the evacuation of civilians from Kherson on Friday, when 100 people left by train for Khmelnitsky, including 26 children, seven sick people and six people with reduced... >>>