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Through the roof: housing approvals hit new heights

Total building approvals in Australia jumped 17.4 per cent in March to the second highest level on record, while private sector housing approvals hit a fresh peak. The rush to secure a grant under the Morrison government's HomeBuilder program is believed to be behind the spike, while the construction industry More

Aussie shares buoyant after Biden’s trillion-dollar boost

Shares on the Australian market are at their highest level since the start More

‘They fought to end evil and topple tyranny’

Defence Minister Peter Dutton lauded the troops who fought to "end evil and More

Urgent talks on rollout as National Cabinet meets

Australia's COVID-19 vaccination program is expected to undergo a "big reset" with details More

Why Aussies and Kiwis are going to war over honey

There is a ditch between us, but Australia and New Zealand are bonded More

Government won’t set vaccination deadline

Australia has abandoned meeting a fixed timeline for its COVID-19 vaccination rollout. An initial More

Govt advises under 50s not to get AstraZeneca jab

Australians may not receive their first COVID-19 jab by the end of October More

Leaders to draft plan to improve women’s safety

Leaders from across Australia will meet to draft a national plan to improve More

House price growth ‘fastest in 32 years’ as RBA meets

Economists expect the Reserve Bank will keep its interest-rate settings steady, although will More

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‘We’ve been let down’: vaccine rollout concern

The Federal Government and health authorities have assured Australians the COVID-19 vaccine rollout More

PNG reveals COVID-19 ‘tornado’ as Australia reacts

Rapidly-increasing COVID-19 infections in hospitals in Papua New Guinea are hitting its fragile More

Extensive search for possible contacts of infected doctor

States and territories are chasing down potential contacts of a doctor who contracted More

Questions over Morrison govt’s cheap flights promise

Queensland backs a federal plan to slash airfares to regional destinations, but says More

Half-price flights in $1.2b tourism rescue package

The Morrison government has unveiled a $1.2 billion tourism rescue package which will More

Qantas boss warns travellers may abandon Australia

Qantas boss Alan Joyce has warned tourists and students could abandon Australia if More

70,000 new apprentice and trainee places predicted

The Morrison government will expand a scheme which covers 50 per cent of More

‘Too ambitious’: Doctors question vaccine rollout

Doctors have questioned whether the Morrison government's October deadline for getting the entire More

Why bees cause more deaths than spiders and snakes

Of all Australia's creepy crawlies, slithering snakes and cursed crocs, it's the humble More