Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

Category: news

More Australians to be eligible for fourth dose of Covid vaccine as Omicron infections rise | Australia news

A fourth Covid vaccine will be made available to more Australians as health authorities attempt to starve off further spread of the infectious virus which continues to place the health system under enormous pressure....

Johnson hit by further resignations as Zahawi seeks to prop up PM | Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson’s prime ministership was looking fatally undermined on Wednesday as he was hit by a string of new ministerial resignations, while a series of previously loyal backbench MPs withdrew support over the Chris...

The Tory MPs who have quit Boris Johnson’s government – listed | Conservatives

Boris Johnson’s premiership is on the brink of collapse after he received a string of resignations, including from the chancellor, the health secretary and a number of Conservative ministers and aides. Here is a...

Global dismay as supreme court ruling leaves Biden’s climate policy in tatters | Climate crisis

Joe Biden’s election triggered a global surge in optimism that the climate crisis would, finally, be decisively confronted. But the US supreme court’s decision last week to curtail America’s ability to cut planet-heating emissions...

Boris Johnson fighting for future as children’s minister Will Quince becomes latest senior Tory to resign – live | Politics

Will Quince resigns as minister, saying he had ‘no choice’ after using false information from No 10 in interviews And Will Quince has resigned as minister for children and families. Quince defended Boris Johnson...

Rents rise at fastest rate in 14 years across Australia | Housing

Rents have risen at the fastest rate for 14 years as Australia’s landlords seek to recoup costs in the face of rising interest rates and higher inflation. According research firm CoreLogic’s quarterly rental review,...

Mother of Trevor Tascas calls for information as Victoria police offer $1m reward to solve cold case | Victoria

Pamela Tascas has a recurring nightmare where her son Trevor calls out to her, but as she responds, he gets further away. “I wonder now, on the last day of his life, did he...

Russia-Ukraine war live news: Donetsk governor urges evacuations amid Russian offensive | Ukraine

Donetsk governor urges 350,000 to evacuate The governor of the eastern Donetsk region has urged 350,000 civilians to evacuate in light of an imminent Russian offensive. The call comes a day after Russian president...

Anthony Albanese says comparing his Ukraine visit to Scott Morrison’s Hawaii holiday ‘beyond contempt’ | Australian politics

The prime minister, Anthony Albanese, has labelled criticism of his recent international travel as “beyond contempt”, saying his visit to war-ravaged Ukraine cannot be compared to a holiday. Since becoming prime minister, Albanese has...

Death in custody of member of stolen generations ‘great shame on white Australia’, inquest finds | Indigenous Australians

The death in custody of a Barkindji man who was forcibly removed from his family as a child and spent his life in state institutions “brings great shame on white Australia” and highlights the...