Metal-mining pollution impacts 23 million people worldwide
They live on flood-plains contaminated by potentially harmful levels of toxic waste, research reveals.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 22 Sep 2023 | 9:04 am

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Rupert Murdoch: How magnate transformed Australia’s media
The 92-year-old businessman changed the face of news worldwide, but it all started at home.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 22 Sep 2023 | 8:07 am

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Chevron and unions agree to end Western Australia gas strikes
The dispute triggered volatile trading on energy markets over concerns it could hit global gas supplies.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 22 Sep 2023 | 3:34 am

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Five things to know about Lachlan Murdoch
The new boss of his father Rupert's global media company has a complicated relationship with Donald Trump.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 21 Sep 2023 | 8:14 pm

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Rupert Murdoch steps down as Fox and News Corp chairman in favour of son Lachlan
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is stepping down as chairman, ending a 70-year career.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 21 Sep 2023 | 1:53 pm

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Rupert Murdoch's media empire through the years
He built one of the world's most powerful media empires - here are some of his biggest acquisitions.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 21 Sep 2023 | 1:15 pm

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Rupert Murdoch's succession drama reaches its finale
It seems the TV show's real-life inspirations have concluded their own succession drama.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 21 Sep 2023 | 1:04 pm

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Who is Rupert Murdoch?
Revered and feared, the tycoon has built a global media empire on four continents.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 21 Sep 2023 | 12:50 pm

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Taylor Swift: Australia to host academic conference on pop icon
The event will explore the megastar's impact on culture and the music industry.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 21 Sep 2023 | 3:25 am

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A haunted Australia stares down bushfire disaster again
The country is on edge for its first major fire season since a catastrophic summer four years ago.

Source: BBC News - Australia | 19 Sep 2023 | 2:16 pm

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Victorian community sports clubs welcome fivefold increase in crowd numbers

Weeks from the start of the football season the Victorian government has increased community sport crowd numbers from 1,000 to 5,000.

Source: ABC News | 16 Mar 2021 | 12:00 am

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SA Parliament to form committee to draft code of conduct for MPs, following sexual harassment allegations

In an attempt to stamp out harassment, a code of conduct will be drawn up to cover all MPs in South Australia's Parliament — but it follows several attempts to get one over the line.

Source: ABC News | 15 Mar 2021 | 11:19 pm

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Australia-China barley row escalates to World Trade Organisation dispute panel

Australia's claim that China breached international trading rules by imposing tariffs on barley last year will be referred to a dispute panel to be established by the World Trade Organisation.

Source: ABC News | 15 Mar 2021 | 10:22 pm

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It has taken 30 years, but at last this city gets a weather radar upgrade

After 30 years, the Mildura weather radar has been replaced, with the new technology expected to provide more accurate weather information for residents across three states.

Source: ABC News | 15 Mar 2021 | 8:34 pm

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Scott Morrison's 'bullets' for protesters comment stuns Australian UN representative

An Australian member of a UN committee about discrimination against women describes the Prime Minister's reference to a threat of violence against female protesters as "saddening".

Source: ABC News | 15 Mar 2021 | 8:30 pm

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News Corp and Sky News strike pay deal with Facebook

News Corp says it has reached a multi-year agreement with Facebook that covers its major Australian mastheads, including The Australian, Daily Telegraph and Herald Sun, as well as regional publications.

Source: ABC News | 15 Mar 2021 | 7:49 pm

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Michael O'Brien survives leadership spill in Liberal party room
Victorian Opposition Leader Michael O'Brien says he wants to focus on providing an alternative government after surviving a leadership spill motion.

Source: ABC News | 15 Mar 2021 | 7:04 pm

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Junior doctors launch class action claiming systemic underpayment by public hospitals

A legal claim has been filed against Peninsula Health in Victoria, claiming the organisation deliberately underpaid a junior doctor. It's the first of what could be many class actions against public health services.

Source: ABC News | 15 Mar 2021 | 6:36 pm

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Victorian Liberals vote to stick with Michael O'Brien after 'stupid' attempted leadership spill

Michael O'Brien has foreshadowed "significant" changes to his frontbench after the failed leadership challenge. Former premier Jeff Kennett called it "stupid" and "ill-conceived" and said those who involved may be told to step aside at the next election.

Source: ABC News | 15 Mar 2021 | 6:22 pm

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Top basketball player charged with assault offences

Victoria Police charges one of Australia's top basketball players, Mitchell Creek, with assault offences, with the NBL and his team saying they take the allegations "extremely seriously".

Source: ABC News | 15 Mar 2021 | 6:15 pm

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Psychology of panic buying and how the pandemic has changed consumer behaviour

Recipes for sanitiser and sourdough were the most sought after by one major supermarket's online shoppers, and that goes to show how strange Australian consumers behaved in the pandemic.

Source: ABC News | 15 Mar 2021 | 6:02 pm

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How this 900,000-litre water tank could help lure Hollywood down under

Australia is about to get a massive new 900,000-litre water tank for filming blockbuster movies on home soil.

Source: ABC News | 15 Mar 2021 | 3:18 pm

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A quick guide to James Merlino, Victoria's Premier for the next six weeks

He cites Paul Keating as his political inspiration and isn't afraid of finding himself on the other side of a debate with his colleagues. Mr Merlino now faces a new challenge as Victoria's interim leader while Daniel Andrews recovers from serious spinal injuries.

Source: ABC News | 15 Mar 2021 | 3:14 pm

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