Jesse Lane: Boy, 12, shut down business at Coogee Beach by city council

A 12-year-old boy who had closed his snack vending business in Sydney’s eastern suburbs after complaints received a surge of support from locals. Jesse Lane saves some serious pocket money from selling cold drinks, repellents, dog treats and sunscreen in a tent on the Bondi to Coogee walk. But the business was shut down after … Read more

Ottawa works to regulate drug supply as overdose deaths continue to rise

The federal government is working on a regulated safe supply of drugs, the addictions minister said Wednesday, as new data showed an increase in overdose deaths in the first three months of this year compared to the same period last year. “I think people are right that we want to go to a place where … Read more

Michael Sukkar warns Labor government against raising taxes over comments from RBA Governor Philip Lowe

Senior liberal front bencher Michael Sukkar has warned treasurer Jim Chalmers not to heed the advice of Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe to raise taxes this term. The RBA governor on Friday pointed to the drastic need for an increase in government revenues, and suggested that Labor would implement tax cuts in the near future. … Read more

Labor doubles coalition funding pledge for Maroondah hospital, to be renamed Queen Elizabeth II in billion-dollar upgrade

The Andrews administration is promising a billion-dollar refurbishment of a Melbourne hospital, with plans to rename it after the late Queen Elizabeth II. Most important points: Victorian government has promised a $1 billion upgrade to a hospital in eastern Melbourne Maroondah Hospital is scheduled to be renamed Queen Elizabeth II Hospital The announcement comes just … Read more

Western Australian Nationals candidate Merome Beard declared winner in North West Central by-election

WA Nationals candidate Merome ‘Mem’ Beard has won the North West Central by-election. Most important points: Merome Beard, the new MP from North West Central, is a businesswoman and has also been a Carnarvon teenager for 20 years She will almost certainly get a shadow portfolio, but exactly what that is remains to be seen … Read more

North West Central voters still want to know why the WA government isn’t proposing a candidate

With a firm look and friendly smile, Judy Bartllet from Carnarvon knows all too well about the problems affecting the city. “I’ve been broken into twice, my car’s windows have been smashed twice, and those are kids, you know,” she said. But her eyebrows frown when asked why Labor hasn’t nominated a candidate in WA’s … Read more

Heritage Minister Pablo Rodriguez breaks silence and condemns ‘disgusting’ tweets

Heritage Secretary Pablo Rodriguez broke his silence on Wednesday about his department’s funding of an agency whose senior consultant posted a series of tweets about “Jewish white supremacists” more than a week after the government cut the money. “Racism in any form has no place in Canada. I condemn Laith Marouf’s disgusting anti-Semitic comments,” Rodriguez … Read more

Victoria and NSW Premiers Announce ‘New Era’ of Collaboration | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

Victoria and NSW Premiers Announce ‘New Era’ of Collaboration | ABC newsABC News (Australia) Perrottet pokes fun at Andrews as couple unite for health announcementSky News Australia New health clinics coming to Victoria and NSW as part of ‘historic’ partnership9News Victoria and NSW expand emergency care to ease pressure on emergency departmentsABC news View full … Read more

LIVE: NSW police speak to media after arrest of Comanchero bike kingpin Tarek Zahed | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

LIVE: NSW police speak to media after arrest of Comanchero bike kingpin Tarek Zahed | ABC newsABC News (Australia) Latest news headlines: updates from across Australia and around the world on Monday, August 29, 20227NEWS Top biker boss charged with murdernews.com.au Comanchero bike kingpin Tarek Zahed charged with murder in 2014 | ABC newsABC News … Read more

LIVE: Albanian government announces details about royal commission in Robodebt scheme | ABC News – ABC News (Australia)

LIVE: Albanian government announces details about royal commission in Robodebt scheme | ABC newsABC News (Australia) Updates from the Jobs Summit LIVE: Anthony Albanian cool on union negotiation demandsThe Australian Financial Review Albanian government announces details about royal commission in Robodebt schemeABC news View full coverage on Google News