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Australian Top Stories

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 02:28:10 +0000
States asked to cap coal prices as federal government seeks to curb skyrocketing energy costs
The federal government is facing resistance from the states over its request for caps on coal prices, with NSW seeking legal advice.

Sat, 03 Dec 2022 21:03:44 +0000
'Absolutely shattered' locals raise questions over search for 19yo whose body was found on outback station
She was last seen the day after attending a party in rural Queensland. Over a month later, Tèa Wright-Finger's body was found in the bush. Now, the community that spent weeks searching for her are calling for answers. 

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 06:33:38 +0000
Australia labours to victory over West Indies on final day of first Test
Australia has to work hard to break through against a stubborn West Indies lower order to secure a hard-fought victory over the tourists in the first match of the two-Test series in Perth.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 09:21:03 +0000
'Terminate the Constitution': Trump calls for changes to 'throw out' 2020 election results
The former US president takes to Truth Social to call for constitutional changes to throw out the results of the 2020 election, two days after offering his support for convicted January 6 rioters who have been "unfairly treated". 

Sat, 03 Dec 2022 21:10:07 +0000
Lydia is only 30 years old and struggles with simple everyday tasks. Her brain test results explain why
A series of neurological tests led specialists to conclude that repeated head knocks affected how the otherwise healthy 30-year-old went about her everyday life.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 20:00:00 +1000
Dot eyes and cross teas no longer enough
Whipper snippets claim another species.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 20:00:00 +1000
Medicare overhaul needed to fix ‘broken’ health funding, report urges
Grattan Institute researchers have put forward a $491 million reform plan for the funding, regulation and provision of primary care in Australia.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 19:05:01 +1000
Queensland hospital spending laid bare
A leaked email reveals a Queensland hospital has been directed to rein in $9 million from its budget.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 18:41:50 +1000
Hospital on track to $9m cost blowout, despite $103m rise in its annual budget
A leaked email from a PA Hospital executive says it has been ordered to cut costs – which is likely to see a reduction in nursing levels.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 18:41:06 +1000
Drastic medical overhaul needed amid dire GP shortage, warns peak body
General practice will cease to exist without major reforms, according to the new head of Australia’s peak body for GPs.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Thu, 01 Dec 2022 07:00:00 +1000
Morrison's 'politics of retribution'
Scott Morrison, most notorious of all Australia's prime ministers for his delusions of grandeur, offered up a sermon on the “politics of retribution” in answer to a parliamentary censure motion. read now...

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 08:00:00 +1000
Pacific Media Centre gutted in blow to journalism on the Pacific Islands
The launch of a New Zealand project to produce more Pacific news and provide a “voice for the voiceless” on the islands has highlighted the neglect of the field by Australia and New Zealand. read now...

Fri, 02 Dec 2022 15:00:00 +1000
Violent Night: Season's beatings from Santa
When a group of mercenaries attacks the estate of a wealthy family, Santa Claus must step in to save the day in all manner of brutal ways. read now...

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 12:00:00 +1000
Power and Consent: An urgent call to end sexual harassment
Rachel Doyle’s Power and Consent is an important book, writes Amanda McLeod. read now...

Sat, 03 Dec 2022 15:00:00 +1000
Remembering Fleetwood Mac 'Songbird', Christine McVie
Christine McVie, the multi-talented and much-beloved musician best known for her work with international supergroup Fleetwood Mac, has passed away following a brief illness. She was 79. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Fri, 10 Jun 2022 16:36:42 +1200
Ardern and Albanese to 'reset', take NZ Australia relationship 'to a new level'
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her opposite number, Australia's new Prime Minister Anthony Albanese, want to take ties between the two countries "to a new level" and to "reset" a relationship which had soured over Australia's "501"...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 21:00:00 +1100
Dot eyes and cross teas no longer enough
Whipper snippets claim another species.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 21:00:00 +1100
Medicare overhaul needed to fix ‘broken’ health funding, report urges
Grattan Institute researchers have put forward a $491 million reform plan for the funding, regulation and provision of primary care in Australia.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 20:05:01 +1100
Queensland hospital spending laid bare
A leaked email reveals a Queensland hospital has been directed to rein in $9 million from its budget.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 19:41:50 +1100
Hospital on track to $9m cost blowout, despite $103m rise in its annual budget
A leaked email from a PA Hospital executive says it has been ordered to cut costs – which is likely to see a reduction in nursing levels.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 19:41:06 +1100
Drastic medical overhaul needed amid dire GP shortage, warns peak body
General practice will cease to exist without major reforms, according to the new head of Australia’s peak body for GPs.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 18:11:53 +1100
Netflix and 20 degree chill: Switzerland looks to curb energy use
EVs would be banned from non-essential journeys, shop hours reduced and streaming services only permitted at low resolutions under proposed energy-saving measures.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 18:10:53 +1100
‘Distractions happen’: Top US intelligence chief’s China admission
One of the United States’ most senior intelligence chiefs says that the war on terror distracted them for more than a decade from the growing threat of China.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 16:44:24 +1100
Iran reviews hardline approach to hijab in bid to stop protests
The hijab has been the subject of daily protests since the September death of Mahsa Amini after she was reportedly arrested for wearing her headscarf incorrectly.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 16:01:04 +1100
‘Banished to history’: Easing of China’s COVID curbs gathers pace
Beijing residents have cheered the removal of COVID testing booths as the number of new daily cases hits almost record highs.

Sun, 04 Dec 2022 13:58:14 +1100
Gallery: The best photos from around the world
The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.

The Age

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Shorten veers left on treaty, boats
Bill Shorten has sparked a political storm over sudden policy moves that appeal to the Labor Left.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Course set for vote failure
Progressive politics is close to killing off the worthy idea of constitutional recognition of the indigenous peoples.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Labor props up budget with raids
Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has ordered sweeping raids to prop up the cash-strapped state’s ailing budget.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Fears over Brexit wipe $30bn
Shares fell yesterday, wiping more than $30 billion in value, as investors braced for a British vote to leave the EU.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:15:00 GMT
‘Dole destiny’ for STEM grads
Efforts to increase the number of people studying science and maths are wrongheaded, says Productivity Commission.

The Australian

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Shorten veers left on treaty, boats
Bill Shorten has sparked a political storm over sudden policy moves that appeal to the Labor Left.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Course set for vote failure
Progressive politics is close to killing off the worthy idea of constitutional recognition of the indigenous peoples.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Labor props up budget with raids
Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has ordered sweeping raids to prop up the cash-strapped state’s ailing budget.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Fears over Brexit wipe $30bn
Shares fell yesterday, wiping more than $30 billion in value, as investors braced for a British vote to leave the EU.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:15:00 GMT
‘Dole destiny’ for STEM grads
Efforts to increase the number of people studying science and maths are wrongheaded, says Productivity Commission.

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