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A bubbling baby onboard a flight has caused a stir on social media over a "dangerous" manoeuvre by its mother. Find out what happened.
About 20 inmates at a youth detention centre in Perth will be moved to the Casuarina Prison after what the Department of Justice says has been months of disruption and damage.Director General Adam Tomison said the young offenders at the Banksia Hill Detention Centre had been destroying infrastructure, assaulting staff and harming themselves.
The 30 NATO allies are set to sign off on the accession protocols for Sweden and Finland, sending the membership bids of the two nations to the alliance capitals for legislative approvals.The move will further increase Russia's strategic isolation in the wake of its invasion of neighbouring Ukraine in February and military struggles there since.
Flood-hit communities could be in for more bad weather with forecasters warning winter and spring could be wetter than average.The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a new update on two important drivers of Australia's climate.
They're going to be the enemy next week at Suncorp Stadium but Jordan McLean believes his North Queensland NRL teammates have secured him a NSW jersey.McLean, 30, will become the sixth-oldest Blues' debutant in State of Origin history in next week's decider at Suncorp Stadium after being named as the replacement for the injured Payne Haas.
South Australians are being urged to wear masks more often to help combat a looming spike in COVID-19 cases, which is expected to put more pressure on the state's already-stretched hospital system.But there will be no widespread mandates despite updated modelling confirming case numbers are likely to top 5000 a day within the next few weeks after the recent arrival of the latest Omicron strains.
A Victorian burger chain will offer staff a portion of profits in an effort to retain them during the cost of living crisis and tight labour market.About 10 per cent of the company's profits will go to employees who meet targets with their food presentation and quality of customer service, in what the chain calls an "industry-first" incentive scheme.
A man linked to a fatal people-smuggling operation in which hundreds of asylum seekers died at sea 21 years ago has been refused bail.Maythem Kamil Radhi is set to face trial in October for allegedly being part of a syndicate that put 421 people on an overcrowded and dilapidated vessel known as SIEV-X in 2001.
England wing Jonny May is set to miss Saturday's second Test against Australia as he continues his recovery from the episode of COVID that ruled him out of the series opener.Still reeling from the loss of Tom Curry for the rest of the tour due to concussion, England are resigned to being without May for their attempt to keep the series alive at Suncorp Stadium.
A Chinese community leader accused of planning foreign interference allegedly singled out former minister Alan Tudge because he believed he would one day be prime minister.Prosecutors allege Di Sanh Duong, 67, made a $37,000 donation to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in 2020 as a way to gain influence over the Australian government through Mr Tudge.
Brisbane Lions midfielder Hugh McCluggage is feeling nervous, and it's not the injuries to star duo Daniel Rich and Dayne Zorko that has him on edge.Rich and Zorko will miss Sunday's AFL clash with Essendon at the Gabba after picking up minor hamstring injuries in last week's 41-point win over the Western Bulldogs.
A couple parked outside their home for decades, until they received a $2100 fine for doing just that.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will go to a forum for Pacific nations in Fiji as Australia can't afford to "drop the ball", despite flooding ravaging NSW.Speaking from Perth on Tuesday afternoon after arriving in Australia following a week-long Europe trip, Mr Albanese confirmed he would still attend the meeting with his regional counterparts.
Unions are calling on the federal and NSW governments to support hundreds of workers at a Lismore ice-cream factory, saying job losses will have a profound effect on the flood-ravaged community.Norco, a century-old dairy co-operative owned by farmers, has warned it will have to stand down 240 workers from its ice-cream facility when government support runs out on July 15.
South Sydney have been dealt two fresh injury blows just one week after welcoming Latrell Mitchell back from an absence of almost three months.Considered a chance for State of Origin selection before the series began, centre Campbell Graham will now miss up to two months of football after sustaining a facial fracture in the win over Parramatta last week.
Australia's greater glider known for its death defying treetop leaps has gone from threatened to endangered in the space of six years.Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek on Tuesday pushed the southern and central glider, found along Australia's east coast, further up the list of concern.
Ireland captain Johnny Sexton has been passed fit to play in the second Test of their three-match series against New Zealand in Dunedin on Saturday.Sexton was taken off with a suspected concussion during their 42-19 defeat to the All Blacks in the series opener in Auckland last weekend, but Ireland assistant coach Mike Catt confirmed the 36-year-old will be available for selection.
Putting Australian native rice on the dinner table is a step closer after a successful harvest by researchers in the Northern Territory.A team from Charles Darwin University has been collecting rice from Wulna-Limilngan country on the Adelaide River and cultivating it in trials in the university's Casuarina campus nurseries.
Australian Olympic gold medallist Bronte Campbell has called on FINA to consult with the "unbelievably marginalised" transgender community in developing the open category proposed by its new gender inclusion policy.FINA last month became the first major sporting body to formally restrict the participation of transgender women in elite competitions.
Several disturbing videos of the 22-year-old suspect appear to indicate an obsession with using a rifle. Find out more.