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Macarthur FC coach Ante Milicic says he wants to see Apostolos Giannou enjoying his football again as he prepares to unleash the Socceroos striker in Wednesday's clash with Perth Glory.Giannou has signed with Macarthur for the remainder of the A-League Men season, and he'll be hoping to put in a string of hot displays to boost his Socceroos' hopes.
It would be ridiculous to fine NSW parents who keep their children home from school because they are concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on other health conditions, the premier says.While reassuring parents and students schools were safe environments, Dominic Perrottet promised the health department wouldn't punish those who stayed away during the Omicron wave due to existing health concerns.
Kaia Kanepi is living proof to Nick Kyrgios that a world No.115 can in fact challenge for Australian Open singles glory.
Outgoing Australian of the Year Grace Tame and Prime Minister Scott Morrison have had an awkward meeting in Canberra.Attending Tuesday's Australian of the Year Awards morning tea, Ms Tame stood stony faced for a photograph next to the prime minister at The Lodge.
Surf Lifesavers are pleading with beach loving Australians to take safety more seriously after revealing this summer is on track to be one of the worst for coastal drownings.With many set to hit the surf to celebrate Australia Day, the public have been urged to be more cautious in the water after an "alarming" number of summer drownings.
A Melbourne man accused of attacking his estranged wife and her new partner says he was the victim in a road rage incident involving a knife and a shovel.Bill Kontogeorgis was struck with a shovel in the November 2021 attack in peak-hour traffic on a busy Melbourne road, but prosecutors allege his victims were fearful because he was armed with a knife.
Western Australia has reported 15 new local COVID-19 cases and rolled out its back to school plan to keep students safe while learning.Air purifiers, carbon dioxide monitors, face masks and extra cleaning will help protect students, Premier Mark McGowan says.
Higher than expected inflation data has compounded the woes of ASX investors and moved the market lower by more than two per cent.Shares opened lower on Tuesday and fell further after Australia's annual inflation rate rose to 3.
Felix Auger-Aliassime knows full well that turning up with the same old stuff won't be enough if he is to find a way past title favourite Daniil Medvedev in the Australian Open quarter-finals on Wednesday.It didn't work at the ATP Cup a couple of weeks ago, it wasn't effective in the US Open semi-finals last September and it won't cut the mustard this time either.
An unmanned SpaceX Dragon capsule has splashed down off the coast of Florida after completing a resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS).The Dragon, loaded with scientific equipment and blood samples provided by the ISS crew, undocked from the orbiting outpost on Sunday morning.
Nine-year-old Charlise Mutten was shot dead before her body was dumped in a barrel in bushland in the Blue Mountains.Homicide squad commander Detective Superintendent Danny Doherty said an extensive post mortem had revealed how the girl died.
The jury hearing allegations a house cleaner beat and murdered a 92-year-old woman in her inner west Sydney home has been discharged.Justice Robertson Wright decided all 12 members of the panel on Tuesday morning should be let go, after the "personal circumstances" of one person was brought early to his attention.
Shark attacks increased around the world in 2021 following three consecutive years of decline, though beach closures in 2020 caused by the COVID-19 pandemic could be making the numbers seem more dramatic than they are.Researchers with the International Shark Attack File recorded 73 unprovoked incidents last year, compared to 52 bites in 2020, according to a new report.
Another 11 people have died with COVID-19 in Queensland as the state approaches the peak of the current wave with 9,546 new cases.Tuesday's deaths were people aged between their 50s and 90s, none of whom had received a booster jab.
A search is underway in Adelaide's north amid fears for the safety of a father of two missing for more than a week.Tui Costar, 41, was last seen at a property at suburban Evanston Gardens on January 14 where he left his car, wallet and phone before departing on foot.
Housing stress continues to climb in Australia, with the rental market resembling "a great white shark".A Productivity Commission report examining housing and homelessness found nearly half of all people receiving commonwealth rent assistance were spending more than 30 per cent of their income on rent, the common measurement of housing stress.
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A woman in her 80s has died with COVID-19 in the ACT as 904 new cases were recorded in the territory.It's the ACT's 25th death and third in two days.
Economists expect an interest rate rise is more likely this year after an unexpected jump in the rate of inflation in the December quarter.The Australian Bureau of Statistics said the consumer price index jumped 1.
An Adelaide man involved in a serious road crash that claimed two lives, including that of a senior police officer, will be subject to ongoing mental health supervision for 10 years.Detective Chief Superintendent Joanne Shanahan, 55, and Tania McNeill, 53, were killed in a three-car collision in April 2020 when Harrison Kitt drove through a red light in Adelaide at high speed.