Great Barrier Reef should be placed on the ‘in danger’ list, UN-backed report shows | CNN

CNN  —  The Great Barrier Reef should be added to the list of world heritage sites that are “in danger”, a team of scientists concluded after conducting a mission to the world’s largest coral reef system. In a new UN-backed report released on Monday, the scientists said that the reef is facing major threats due … Read more

NATO’s looming fault line: China

Press play to listen to this article Voiced by artificial intelligence. NATO allies finally agreed earlier this year that China is a “challenge.” What that means is anyone’s guess.  That’s the task now facing officials from NATO’s 30-member sprawl since they settled on the label in June: Turning an endlessly malleable term into an actual … Read more

Telling graph completely exposes lockdowns

Serious holes have been poked in the world’s response to the pandemic, with Sweden emerging atop a telling list of nations least affected by Covid-19. In a list of countries studied by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the Scandinavian nation ranked lowest for overall cumulative excess deaths from 2020-22 at 6.8 per cent, … Read more

Mars, Snickers to receive $2.5m change

Confectionary manufacturer Mars Wrigley has invested $2.5 million to transform some of its most popular chocolates, including Snickers and Milky Way. The company revealed all its chocolate bars would be moved into a new paper-based packaging that can be recycled at traditional kerbside recycling. First up will be Mars Bars, Snickers and Milky Ways which … Read more

Respect at Work legislation an ‘important reform’

Prime Minister Anthony Albanese says the government is pleased that the Respect at Work legislation has now passed parliament. “This is one of the key commitments that we made during the federal election campaign,” Mr Albanese said during a media conference on Monday. “My government believes in gender equality. He said the legislation is an … Read more

Mega Cyber Monday deals launch

Officially kicking off today, the Cyber Monday sales are widely regarded as some of the biggest and best discounts you’ll see all year. And this time round, you can save up to 80 per cent off some of the most-wanted items. Keep on scrolling to see our curated list of all the very best Cyber … Read more

Motorcyclist left among rubbish after crash

A Melbourne man is fighting for life in hospital after he was found on a nature strip among rubbish bins following a motorbike accident on Sunday night. Witnesses found the 36-year-old man where he had “come to rest” after being thrown from his bike, a Victoria Police spokeswoman said. The rider was approaching the intersection … Read more

Industrial relations reforms to pass this week

The Labor government’s industrial relations reforms will pass into law when parliament resumes this week after a deal with the crossbench secured support for the bill. The government is claiming a major victory while industry groups warn last-minute amendments aren’t enough to protect small businesses. The Labor government’s industrial relations reforms will pass into law … Read more

Australia down early in Davis Cup final against Canada

Canada has taken a 1-0 lead over Australia in the Davis Cup final in Málaga, with Denis Shapovalov thrashing Thanasi Kokkinakis 6-2, 6-4. Australia is looking for a 29th Davis Cup title, and first since 2003. But now they must hope Alex De Minaur can beat world number six Félix Auger-Aliassime in order to send the … Read more

Daniel Ricciardo reveals F1 fear behind decision to step away

Daniel Ricciardo is floating in the Formula 1 wilderness after the 2022 season came to an end. The West Australian won’t be lining up on the grid in 2023 after refusing to join a team further down the grid. Instead the man known as the “honey badger” has returned to his old stomping ground at … Read more