Morrison government urged to cut emissions to tackle root cause of worsening bushfires

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australia’s summer bushfires were fuelled by climate change and governments must respond to the royal commission into the disaster with tougher policies to reduce emissions, including “no new coal Läs mer…

Iran moves detained academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert back to Tehran prison

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The detained British-Australian academic Kylie Moore-Gilbert has been moved back to Tehran’s Evin prison, sources with knowledge of her case have confirmed to the Guardian. Moore-Gilbert is understood to Läs mer…

Australia must prepare for future shaped by extreme climate, bushfire royal commission warns

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Report into the apocalyptic 2019-20 bushfires says Australia must radically change its approach to fighting fires under new climate conditions Australia’s bushfire disaster last summer was just a glimpse Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: Europe leaders told to 'act urgently' as global daily case records tumble

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 8.15pm EDT20:15 Global daily case records tumble as over 500,000 cases reported for third time in a week 7.38pm EDT19:38 Summary Live feed Show 8.26pm EDT20:26 Läs mer…

NZ slams Qatar as citizen revealed as victim of intimate Doha airport examination

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; New Zealand has revealed one of its citizens was among the women subjected to invasive pelvic examinations at Doha airport, labelling the action “completely unacceptable”. “We were extremely concerned Läs mer…

Pressure on state borders in final day before Queensland election – politics live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Annastacia Palaszczuk is expected to make an announcement on opening the Queensland border today as pressure mounts on NSW and WA to open. Follow all the latest news and Läs mer…

Australians more likely to trust government advice on Covid-19 than other nations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Nearly three in four Australians trust the government to provide them with accurate information about Covid-19, according to a new study, whereas a strong majority say they don’t have Läs mer…

2020 likely to be warmest year on record despite La Niña

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Climate crisis exacerbates extreme weather during natural events, say experts La Niña climate event is under way, heralding a colder and stormier winter than usual across the northern hemisphere, Läs mer…

Labor agrees to support new gas projects after public brawl sparked by Joel Fitzgibbon

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Party has signed off on document acknowledging role gas plays in economic growth, job creation and electricity generation A public battle between Anthony Albanese, Mark Butler and Joel Fitzgibbon Läs mer…

Djab Wurrung people win injunction to halt roadworks and protect significant trees

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Victorian government has been ordered to stop work for three weeks on a highway duplication in the state’s west that local Indigenous leaders say threatens culturally significant trees. Läs mer…

Australian MPs pull out of dinner with Qatari ambassador over Doha airport incident

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian politicians from the major parties have pulled out of a formal dinner at the Qatari ambassador’s residence in protest at the invasive treatment of women at Doha airport. Läs mer…

Nationals call for ANZ boycott after bank's push for net zero emissions

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A climate change commitment from ANZ to halt lending to its largest customers unless the businesses can prove carbon transition plans by next year has been cautiously welcomed by Läs mer…

Marise Payne declines to welcome adoption of net zero emissions target by Japan and South Korea

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The foreign affairs minister Marise Payne says Australia “acknowledges” decisions by Japan and South Korea to adopt net zero targets for 2050, but she has declined to welcome that Läs mer…

Dr Fauci praises Australia’s coronavirus response and Melbourne’s face mask rules

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; America’s top infectious diseases expert, Dr Anthony Fauci, has praised Melbourne’s response to the coronavirus, saying he “wished” the US could adopt the same mentality. In an interview hosted Läs mer…

Bull escapes Sydney private school and goes on the run on city's north shore

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A steer has escaped from an enclosure at a private all-boys school in Sydney and has been on the run for more than 24 hours. The one-year-old steer – Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: France second wave likely ‘harder and more deadly’ says Macron; global daily cases pass 500,000

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 8.28pm EDT20:28 Remote Marshall Islands records its first coronavirus cases 8.05pm EDT20:05 Global daily cases pass 500,000 7.53pm EDT19:53 Summary Live feed Show 8.28pm EDT20:28 Remote Läs mer…

Cate Blanchett: 'Covid-19 has ravaged the whole idea of small government'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The other day I had to go into town for a dental appointment. I put on all sorts of lovely clothes as if I were going out to dinner Läs mer…

Cate Blanchett: 'Covid-19 has ravaged the whole idea of small government'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The other day I had to go into town for a dental appointment. I put on all sorts of lovely clothes as if I were going out to dinner Läs mer…

Kevin Rudd 'deeply disturbed' by Jeffrey Epstein donations – politics live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 5.21pm EDT17:21 DHHS reports three confirmed cases for Victoria 4.55pm EDT16:55 Sydney Covid alert issued 4.34pm EDT16:34 Good morning Live feed Show 5.30pm EDT17:30 Luke Henriques-Gomes Läs mer…

Kevin Rudd 'deeply disturbed' by Jeffrey Epstein donations – politics live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 5.21pm EDT17:21 DHHS reports three confirmed cases for Victoria 4.55pm EDT16:55 Sydney Covid alert issued 4.34pm EDT16:34 Good morning Live feed Show 5.30pm EDT17:30 Luke Henriques-Gomes Läs mer…

Alice Fraser: the 10 funniest things I have ever seen (on the internet)

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; When I was told to write one of these 10 funniest things on the internet columns my first thought was, “Oh no, the internet isn’t for remembering things.” My Läs mer…

Queensland election's 'parallel with Warringah': why independent Claire Richardson could topple LNP incumbent

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; This week residents in Cleveland, a bayside community south of Brisbane, received a letterbox flyer from their local MP, the ultraconservative Liberal National Mark Robinson, talking up his environmental Läs mer…

The Wait part 4: if there is a God

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In the fourth part of our series examining the plight of refugees in Indonesia, Mozhgan and her friend Elina, from Sudan, have a disagreement about beliefs. When the future Läs mer…

How Melbourne embraced its first day of freedom – starting at the stroke of midnight

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Melbourne residents have become somewhat accustomed to the world changing overnight. But for what felt like the first time, they went to bed on Tuesday knowing they would wake Läs mer…

How Melbourne embraced its first day of freedom – starting at the stroke of midnight

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Melbourne residents have become somewhat accustomed to the world changing overnight. But for what felt like the first time, they went to bed on Tuesday knowing they would wake Läs mer…

Unions urge ALP to accept need for gas and back blue collar workers or face losing next election

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Union officials have given Labor MPs a message that gas will be needed in the transition to renewable energy, and have urged them to defend blue collar workers in Läs mer…

Scientists discover 500 metre-tall skyscraper reef at Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The detached reef, taller than the Empire State Building, was discovered at the northern end of the Great Barrier Reef off Cape York Australian scientists have discovered a detached Läs mer…

Qatar scandal: do the women subjected to medical examination at Doha airport have any legal options?

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Australian women who were subjected to a compulsory intimate medical examination at Doha airport may have limited options for redress unless the government of Qatar agrees to provide compensation Läs mer…

Fish that eat microplastics take more risks and die younger, study shows

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Microplastics can alter the behaviour of fish, with those that ingest the pollutants likely to be bolder, more active and swim in risky areas where they die en masse, Läs mer…

The graphs that show Australia's achievement in stopping second-wave Covid outbreak

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Australian state of Victoria has achieved a remarkable reduction in Covid-19 case numbers after a lengthy period of restrictions. To put this achievement in context – Australia has Läs mer…

Coronavirus live news: Intensive care units in France could reach 'extreme saturation' in two weeks

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 8.03pm EDT20:03 France considering one-month lockdown – reports 7.55pm EDT19:55 Summary Live feed Show 8.16pm EDT20:16 Martin Farrer It looks like being another difficult day on Läs mer…

Women from 10 flights were taken for medical examinations in Qatar, Australian foreign minister says

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; At least 18 Australian women from a Qatar Airways flight were subjected to medical examinations at Doha airport and a total of 10 flights were affected, the foreign affairs Läs mer…

Melbourne cafes back to life as coronavirus lockdown lifted, but Coalition continues Andrews attack – politics live

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Key events Show 4.27pm EDT16:27 Good morning Live feed Show 5.25pm EDT17:25 Speaking of bushfires, the latest ‘Climate of the Nation’ report will be launched today. As Murph reports: Läs mer…

Big breakfasts and latte art: cafe culture returns to post-lockdown Melbourne

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; As barista Hayley Kim wound up the large canopy outside Leroy Espresso in the early hours of Wednesday morning, a man walked past, smiling under his mask and said Läs mer…

Border Force accused of breaching health and safety after staff incentivised to forgo sick leave for bonuses

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Border Force has been warned that bonus allowances for seagoing staff are deterring workers from taking sick leave, leading them to risk their physical and mental health. The seagoing Läs mer…

Asic admits it acted at 'glacial' pace over rent payments to deputy chairman

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The acting chair of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, Karen Chester, has admitted to parliament that the regulator acted with “glacial” speed in dealing with concerns about rent Läs mer…

Food delivery driver Chow Khai Shien the third gig economy worker to die in a month in Australia

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A food delivery worker has been killed in a traffic collision in Melbourne, in what is the third death in a month among gig economy workers in Australia. Chow Läs mer…

Eggs Benedict and tattoos: what Melburnians are looking forward to when lockdown ends

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; After a long dark night, there always comes the dawn, and for many Melburnians that dawn is a good strong coffee. That’s certainly what retiree James Green missed the Läs mer…

Global coronavirus report: Italian police use tear gas to disperse anti-lockdown rally

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Police in Italy have fired tear gas to disperse angry crowds in the northern cities of Turin and Milan after protests against the latest round of anti-coronavirus restrictions flared Läs mer…

Victoria Covid hotspots: list of Melbourne and regional case locations

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; As coronavirus restrictions ease in Victoria, here are the current hotspots and what to do if you’ve visited them Vic cases map; NSW cases map; full Australian stats interactive Läs mer…