Yahoo News Now Special Report
Yahoo News Now Special Report
Federal cabinet will meet to decide whether former prime minister Scott Morrison will be censured over his secret ministries.Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has called on his predecessor to apologise to parliament for his role in secretly appointing himself to five ministerial positions.
Laws enshrining multi-employer bargaining are set to pass parliament, after the government struck a deal on the laws with independent senator David Pocock.The upper house will use the last sitting week for the year to debate the industrial relations reform, with the government looking to pass the laws by the end of the year.
A frontrunner for the Victorian Liberal leadership is yet to emerge as Matthew Guy bows out following a second electoral drubbing.In the aftermath of Saturday's resounding defeat, Mr Guy confirmed he would call the parliamentary partyroom together to elect a new leader after a clearer picture of successful candidates emerges.
A perfect storm of worker shortages and economic uncertainty is threatening the disability sector as increasing providers predict financial losses and effects on services.Advocates warn if nothing is done, the sector will have difficulty providing people living with a disability with the services they need.
Regional NSW towns could remain cut off from the state by floodwaters for up to a month with residents relying on food and medications flown in by helicopter.The state's flood crisis entered its 75th day on Monday with the weekend ending as severe storms battered parts of Sydney.
The Northern Territory police force has increasingly militarised since the September 11 terror attacks, an inquest for an Indigenous teenager shot dead by a soldier-turned-policeman has been told.Kumanjayi Walker, 19, died after Constable Zachary Rolfe shot him three times during a bungled arrest in Yuendumu, northwest of Alice Springs, on November 9, 2019.
"It's like waking up one day and having a highway next to your house."This is how Dr Vincent Raoult describes what is happening to sea life as the intrusion of commercial shipping increasingly worsens already stressful marine conditions.
The inquest into Sydney fraudster Melissa Caddick's disappearance is entering its final days.Caddick defrauded family and friends of between $20 million-$30 million in a Ponzi scheme before vanishing hours after authorities raided her home in Sydney's eastern suburbs.
Flooding, cyclones and even a Japanese encephalitis outbreak are among the risks facing Australians this summer as a leading climate body warns of a rise in "unnatural disasters".A new report says the nation's disaster planning is not fit for purpose, adding that repeated weather events in recent times have left communities with minimal time to recover.
Morocco pulled off another shock at this unpredictable World Cup, beating Belgium 2-0 to leave Kevin De Bruyne and the 2018 semifinalists in danger of failing to make the knockout stage.Substitute Abdelhamid Sabiri broke the deadlock on Sunday when he outsmarted Belgium goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois by whipping in a free kick from a tight angle at the near post in the 73rd minute.
Search teams have pulled the body of a young girl from her family home as they dig through mud for a second day in the search for people still missing after an enormous landslide on the Italian resort island of Ischia.The Naples prefect confirmed that the death toll in the tragedy had risen to two on Sunday, following also the recovery of the body of a 31-year-old woman from the island on Saturday.
Australia's dream of regaining the Davis Cup after nearly two decades has been blasted apart by the firepower of Canada's twin rockets.First, Thanasi Kokkinakis was put to the sword by Denis Shapovalov before Alex de Minaur got shredded 6-3 6-4 by Felix Auger-Aliassime as Canada lifted the men's World Cup of tennis for the first time in the competition's 122-year annals on Sunday.
Costa Rica showed real resilience to bounce back from their 7-0 thrashing by Spain to record a surprise 1-0 victory over Japan in Group E of the Qatar World Cup.Keysher Fuller scored in the 81st minute for Costa Rica on Sunday, leaving both teams with three points after two games in the World Cup.
The US Soccer Federation is displaying Iran's national flag on social media without the emblem of the Islamic Republic, saying the move supports protesters in Iran ahead of the two nations' World Cup match.Iran's government reacted by accusing America of removing the name of God from their national flag.
Perth Glory coach Alex Epakis was left to bemoan another slow start by his team after a 1-0 A-League Women loss to Adelaide United at Macedonia Park.A 19th-minute strike from Dylan Holmes proved the difference in Sunday's clash, with Glory not able to find the equaliser despite dominating the second half.
The Kookaburras ensured Eddie Ockenden's record-breaking 400th international appearance matched the magnitude of the occasion as the world's No.1-ranked team defeated India 7-4 at MATE Stadium in Adelaide.
Daisy Pearce was already many things, now the women's football pioneer is Melbourne's first AFLW premiership captain.An inaugural marquee star back in 2017, Pearce was beaming after leading the Demons to a historic grand final win against the Brisbane Lions.
Mitch Creek has celebrated his 300th NBL game milestone with a 27-point haul to lead South East Melbourne to a record-setting 112-78 win over the struggling Illawarra Hawks.The home side dominated Sunday's match-up at John Cain Arena to set a club record for the largest winning margin in the 34-point victory - overtaking the previous high mark of 32 points against the Hawks two seasons ago.
The second one day international between India and New Zealand in Hamilton was called off due to heavy rain, with the home side retaining their 1-0 lead in the three-match series.Put into bat on Sunday, India were 22 for no loss from 4.
A number of people have been detained after a security breach at Brisbane Airport's domestic terminal.It is understood those involved refused to comply with directions at a security checkpoint on Sunday afternoon.