Yahoo News Now Special Report
Yahoo News Now Special Report
Queenslanders will receive discounts on their power bills after a deal was struck with the federal government to stump up cash for the Rockhampton Ring Road and a state energy plan.National cabinet agreed on Friday to a four-part plan, including $1.
A 37-year-old woman has been charged with manslaughter over the death of a man in southeast Queensland.She was previously charged with interfering with a corpse but the charge was upgraded late on Friday.
National cabinet has reached an agreement on providing relief to households from rising energy prices.* The federal government will provide $1.
Banks are competing fiercely for new customers as rising interest rates keep the refinancing boom alive.Three of the big four banks - Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and ANZ - have all discounted their new customer variable rates in a bid to lure customers away from their competitors.
Interim coach Dario Vidosic is straight to the point when asked what his goals are for Melbourne City this A-League Women season. We want all the titles," he told reporters on Friday.
There is only one Chris Lynn but former New Zealand international Colin Munro is hoping to fill the void he will leave at the Brisbane Heat in this season's Big Bash League (BBL).Munro has played 357 T20 games and scored 8917 runs in multiple competitions and once scored a 14-ball half-century for New Zealand in a T20 international against Sri Lanka.
Australia are on the verge of their most dominant Test series with the bat in history after Travis Head took the hosts to 4-436 at dinner on day two against the West Indies in Adelaide.In another one-sided opening session on Friday, Labuschagne was the only Australian to fall, dismissed for 163 after combining with Head for a 297-run partnership.
With quiet streets in the heart of China's capital and city eateries adhering to virus curbs, the anxieties created by the "zero-COVID-19" regime could hinder the world's second-largest economy's return to health.Though the government on Wednesday loosened key parts of the strict controls that kept the pandemic largely at bay for the past three years, many people and businesses appear wary of being too quick to shake off the shackles.
A bone infection has meant a hospital visit for Collingwood star Darcy Moore and sidelined him from AFL pre-season training until the new year.The news comes five days after teammate Jordan De Goey needed a shoulder operation that will put him out of action for about a month.
Pandemic payments for casual workers who test positive for COVID-19 have been extended over the summer period.Speaking from Kirribilli House in Sydney, Prime Minister Anthony Albanese announced on Friday national cabinet had agreed to continue the relief payments for workers in high risk settings.
As one side of the country sizzles this weekend the other side has been unseasonably cold. See what's in store for your region over the coming days.
Bam Adebayo scored 31 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Jimmy Butler scored 26 points on 10-of-12 shooting from the floor as the Miami Heat handed the visiting Los Angeles Clippers their second NBA loss in as many nights, 115-110.Butler's brilliant shooting night kicked into overdrive down the stretch, as Miami's season-long leading scorer connected on three successive jumpers in the final 2:43 to help keep Los Angeles at bay.
For the third time that night, Shane Raymond Bretag tried to separate "two idiots" at a Brisbane casino.However, this time the former soldier used excessive force after experiencing hyper-vigilance and post-traumatic stress disorder as an Afghanistan veteran.
Potholed regional roads will be fixed in time for the holidays and that's a promise, the NSW government says.Significant road damage due to eastern Australia's recent big wet will require an estimated $3.
An elderly Sydney divorcee who ran down his romantic rival before hacking him to death with an axe has been jailed for at least 15 years."One must infer that the final ordeal of the deceased must have been excruciatingly painful and terrifying, although mercifully short," Justice Robert Button said on Friday.
Baker Mayfield's 23-yard touchdown pass to Van Jefferson with 10 seconds left has capped an improbable comeback by the Los Angeles Rams as they stunned the Las Vegas Raiders 17-16.Mayfield, who was picked up off the waiver wire from the Carolina Panthers on Tuesday, completed 5 of 6 passes for 80 yards on the final drive.
Pakistan have made three injury replacements for the second Test against England in a blow to their hopes of levelling the three-match series in Multan.The hosts are already without pace spearhead Shaheen Afridi, who misses the series following an appendicitis surgery, and further injuries have forced them to make three changes.
Human bones found during excavation work in a South Australian town have been identified as ancient Aboriginal remains.An SA Water crew made the discovery while working on Edinburgh Street in Port Lincoln, on Eyre Peninsula, on Thursday morning.
Catastrophic bushfire conditions have been declared across two South Australian districts, the first this summer.The declarations for Saturday apply to the lower Eyre Peninsula and Yorke Peninsula with temperatures set to surge into the mid-30s and winds to increase ahead of a cooler change.
A-League Men coaches have urged the league to capitalise on the Socceroos' World Cup-based explosion in popularity to build the popularity and profile of the domestic league.The Socceroos' brilliant run to the round of 16, including two victories and a gutsy loss to Argentina, inspired massive crowds at live sites and a wealth of support.