The royal commission into the 2019/20 Black Summer bushfires has warned future seasons will be even worse, and slammed Australia’s ‘confusing and slow’ warning system.
Some will argue it’s too late, some will say it’s too soon. But after 208 days WA finally knows when its hard border will come down — so let’s hope the State Government has used that time to prepare.
Western Australia will scrap its hard border but Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk’s decision has sparked outrage for keeping her state shut to some.
Tiffany Bakker, Angie Raphael, Jack Paynter, Ellen Ransley, David Cartwright
WA Premier Mark McGowan has revealed plans to open fortress WA from November 14. Watch his announcement HERE.
Commonwealth Bank has been slapped with a $150,000 fine after it went ahead and gave a customer with a gambling problem exactly what he’d warned them not to.
Rebecca Le May
Ditch the tracky dacks and dust off your best dresses and suits — it’s time to glam up for the Melbourne Cup Carnival. And while you can’t be trackside, here’s how to get into the spirit at home.
The convenience store chain has been forced to pay more than $173 million to thousands of underpaid workers.
The hotel quarantine inquiry has left open the possibility of further public hearings, before the program restarts before Christmas.
Mathew Flame shared needles to inject drugs while in jail on remand, his trial for the murder of Liam Anderson has heard.
Convenience store chain 7-Eleven has been forced to pay more than $173 million to thousands of underpaid workers.
A US-based private equity firm is in talks to buy AMP as the Australian wealth management company continues to struggle to shake off a tumultuous few years that tarnished it reputation.
Fortescue has about 600 interstate-based direct employees, some of whom have effectively been stuck in Perth away from their families for months.
Midnight Oil is releasing its long-awaited new album with a stirring video made by the artists behind an iconic mural of AFL legend Adam Goodes.
Kathy McCabe, National music writer
Spies, cops and courts reveal their behind-the-scenes fight against COVID-19 and the criminals it created.
Australians wishing to fly overseas won’t have to put a trip to New Zealand in their letters to Santa, with quarantine-free travel between the nations expected before the end of December.
A group of senior Federal MPs have knocked back a dinner invitation from the Qatari ambassador following the invasive search of 13 Australian women at a Doha airport.
Royal Caribbean, P&O, Carnival and Princess have axed more voyages amid ongoing travel difficulties, but next year might hold some pleasant surprises for travellers.
The retail group that owns iconic brands including Noni B, Katies and Rivers is closing 250 stores as some landlords fail to come to the party on rent relief.
Federal Labor MP Chris Hayes has collapsed in parliament while delivering a speech, with an ambulance called and the chief opposition whip taken to hospital.
The retail group that owns iconic brands including Noni B, Katies and Rivers is closing 250 stores.
Dividends are flowing to investors despite COVID crunching bank interest to almost zero. Experts now share their dividend tips.
Myer chairman Garry Hounsell will beat a swift retreat from the board after losing the support of two of the embattled department store chain’s biggest shareholders.
Full-year profit at the bank has fallen the most in more than a decade as the coronavirus-induced recession swelled bad-debt charges.
Many Australians are rushing out to snare the latest iPhone but there are cheaper options that won’t leave as big a hole in your hip pocket.
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