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Thousands of millionaires pocket JobSeeker

Thousands of millionaires have been claiming the dole throughout the coronavirus pandemic but they are set to be kicked off later this week when the asset test returns.

Third of stranded Tas whales likely dead

About a third of some 270 pilot whales stranded off Tasmania's remote west coast have likely already died as authorities enter a critical phase to save the remainder.

Hewitt and Original 9 in Hall of Fame nod

Australian tennis star Lleyton Hewitt has joined the 'Original 9' group, whose efforts ultimately led to the creation of the Women's Tennis Association, in headlining the list of nominees for induction into the International Tennis...

Assange embassy removal 'known in advance'

A supporter of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was told of Donald Trump's plan to remove him from the Ecuadorian embassy six months before his arrest in London, a court has heard.

Qld extends border bubble 100km into NSW

Queensland will shift its border zone 100km further south from next weekend, throwing open the door to residents in five more NSW council areas including Byron Bay.

NSW plan for a COVID-safe summer

Health authorities are striving for zero community transmission of COVID-19 across NSW in the lead up to the school holidays with just one locally acquired case recorded in the latest reporting period.

NSW blitz on scaffolding safety breaches

Three people have died and 25 have been seriously injured after falling from a height on NSW construction sites this year, prompting a scaffolding safety blitz.