News: Australia

This year, the Easter tradition of Ukrainian pysanky eggs is 'more important than ever'

Saturday  00:20,   16 april 2022

Easter in Ukraine means pysanky – colourful eggs featuring intricate decorations using a wax-resistant method. What do pysanky eggs – and the act of making them – mean to Ukrainians in Australia?In normal years, this would be a time of... >>>

Fitzgibbon takes Sharks back to future with roaming halves: 'hard to get a read on free-spirited duo'

Saturday  00:20,   16 april 2022

Craig Fitzgibbon went back to the future with his halves and Cronulla’s “free-sprited” duo are reaping the rewards after not being locked into one side of the field. Off-season recruit Nicho Hynes and five-eighth Matt Moylan have designated sides in >>>

Domestic and family violence exacerbated by flood disaster in south-east Queensland communities

Saturday  00:16,   16 april 2022

Queensland domestic and family violence services warn the south-east flood crisis has prompted a surge in the number of calls for help.Domestic and family violence support groups say natural disasters can unmask or exacerbate domestic and family... >>>

New apps are enticing fresh investors, but are they turning share trading into a game?

Friday  23:16,   15 april 2022

Stake, Superhero and Pearler are some of the new trading platforms promising a shot at financial security to a generation cursed with a bleak housing market and the spectre of inflation."He didn't open it, and it's still sitting on the shelf,"... >>>

Milicic backs Bulls to keep top six spot

Friday  21:17,   15 april 2022

Coach Ante Milicic says there's enough quality in his Macarthur FC. squad to be able to hang on to a top six A League Men spot despite injury issuesThe Bulls were far from their best in a hard earned 2-1 home win on Friday over a Brisbane team... >>>

Eagles coach says no excuse for AFL flop

Friday  21:17,   15 april 2022

Sydney led West Coast 56-0 before cruising to an easy victory, and Eagles coach Adam Simpson says the performance was unacceptable.The Swans raced out to a 56-0 lead midway through the second quarter at Optus Stadium before cruising to the 18.13... >>>

New COVID sub-variant reaches Australia

Friday  21:17,   15 april 2022

A newly emerged Omicron sub-variant has been detected in Victoria but the World Health Organisation says its emergence is not cause for alarm.Victorian health authorities are monitoring the new BA.4 or BA.5 Omicron variant after samples were... >>>

Corporate staff called to help at airports

Friday  21:17,   15 april 2022

More than 300 corporate staff from Qantas and Sydney Airport worked at terminals on Good Friday to help ease pressures caused by worker shortages.More than 300 corporate staff from Qantas and Sydney Airport worked at terminals on Good Friday, while... >>>

Bilby populations climb across the country

Friday  21:17,   15 april 2022

Australia's home-grown alternative to the Easter Bunny, the bilby, is experiencing a population boom in a series of predator-free havens.The pint-sized marsupial, which has soft grey fur, long ears and pointed snout, is classified as vulnerable... >>>

Marine Le Pen said yes to a referendum on the death penalty, until it read that it would be "unconstitutional"

Friday  20:00,   15 april 2022

© Copyright 2022, Obs after being open to a referendum on the sentence of Death, the candidate of the National Marine Le Pen rally abruptly retroceded this Friday, April 15th. "We can not, it is unconstitutional," admitted Marine Le Pen to the... >>>

Many families, life in XXL (TF1): "It's a matter of being good in my skin." Camille Santoro confides on his overall pounds

Friday  18:30,   15 april 2022

Santoro are part of these families who have marked and continue to mark the TF1 program. Camille gave birth to a little Alba last year and did not manage to lose his pounds of pregnancy. The mother confided to her more than 780,000 subscribers on... >>>

Alpine planning “significant” upgrade for Imola

Friday  17:50,   15 april 2022

Alpine Formula 1 boss Otmar Szafnauer says that the team is planning a “significant” aero upgrade for the upcoming Emilia Romagna GP at Imola.However Szafnauer says that his team is sticking to the traditional schedule of using the first European... >>>

Late winner puts Bulls back in ALM top six

Friday  16:51,   15 april 2022

Jake McGing's first goal in four years has given Macarthur a 2-1 home victory over Brisbane that lifted the Bulls back into the A-League Men top six.McGing pounced on the loose ball and fired home from close range in the 89th minute for his... >>>

"We need a new air": Camille Santoro (many families) evokes big changes in his family and his torque

Friday  16:40,   15 april 2022

© @ madame.santoro "We need a new air": Camille Santoro ( Many families) evokes big changes in his family and his couple today, Camille Santoro spoke on his Instagram account. The young woman mentioned many future changes and projects, for her and... >>>

New Covid variant detected in Australia

Friday  15:56,   15 april 2022

A rare Covid-19 variant has been detected in Melbourne's wastewater as case numbers remain stubbornly high ahead of the busy Easter long weekend.The strain identified in Melbourne's wastewater will be confirmed as either BA.4 or BA.5, which are... >>>