Political interference crisis hits Australia's national broadcaster
Australia's national broadcaster has been plunged into crisis after it emerged that the chairman of its board had demanded a reporter be fired following pressure from the then prime minister. The unprecedented political interference in the running of ...
Australia's public broadcaster plunged into crisis
Australia to launch inquiry into embattled public broadcaster
'They hate her': emails show ABC chairman told Michelle Guthrie to fire Emma Alberici
Australia's new immigration minister reveals visa priority
Australia's new Immigration Minister David Coleman has flagged a revamp of regional visas, saying some towns are begging for migrants. “That's something I'm looking at very closely at the moment,” Mr Coleman told SBS Punjabi on Wednesday. “There are a ...
Australia's rising suicide rate sparks calls for national target to reduce deaths
There are calls for a national target to reduce Australia's suicide rate as new statistics show 3,128 Australians took their own life in 2017. This represents 262 more deaths than the previous year. The Australian Bureau of Statistics released national ...
Number of Australian suicides up in 2017
Australia's suicide rate hits 10-year high as government gives $36M to prevention
Corporate sponsorship diverts research and distorts public policy, report finds
“They use the same strategies,” the lead author, Alice Fabbri, told Guardian Australia. “They fund research that can be used to promote their products or distract from the harms of their products, or to drive the research away from policies that will ...
Usman Qadir: I want to play for Australia
Usman Qadir has his legendary father's blessing despite turning his back on Pakistan in the hope of playing for Australia. Qadir, 25, the son of Pakistani leg-spinning great Abdul Qadir, burst onto the Australian domestic scene on Wednesday, taking 3 ...
Australia not on track for chronic disease targets due to lack of 'tough policies'
Mr Grogan's call comes after news that Australia, alongside more than half the world's countries, is predicted to miss World Health Organization (WHO) 2030 targets on reducing premature deaths from chronic diseases like cancer, cardiovascular diseases ...
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Australia to set national targets to reduce waste
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Australia would divert 80 per cent of its waste from landfill by 2030 under an ambitious national target to be announced in the wake of the China crackdown on recycled waste imports. A "working draft" of the 2018 National Waste Policy, obtained by ...
Environment minister to outline Australia's goal for recyclable packaging by 2025
New Australasian Recycling Label launched to support ambitious 2025 packaging targets
North Sydney could be Australia's first ever smoke-free CBD
“After the successful implementation of no smoking zones around the LGA, I would like to see Council continue these efforts by making North Sydney one of the first smoke free CBDs in Australia.” The City of Melbourne and the City of Hobart have already ...
North Sydney set to become Australia's first smoke-free CBD
States seek public education deal after Coalition's Catholic school handout
At the time the federal government released figures which showed that Victoria provided about 66.15% of the SRS, and the Northern Territory, New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland contributed less than 75%. While most of the states have ...
Pakistan v Australia Test series 2018: PCB announce 'A' squad without frontline spinner
Although the 'A' squad does feature two part time offspinners in Iftikhar Ahmed and Agha Salman, the absence of a frontline spinner is a blow to Australia's preparations ahead of a series against legspin twins Yasir Shah and Shadab Khan. Get ready for ...
Pakistan name 'A' squad devoid of spin options, leaving Australia with headaches ahead of Test series
Battle lines: Pakistan put a new spin on Australia's warm-up match
Siddle: Australian side 'lacked leadership' in recent times