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19 October 2021

NSW makes its biggest investment in tackling domestic violence – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Federation 'ill-equipped' to deal with 21st-century challenges as Australia's vulnerabilities rise – ABC News

 

Covid: Australia's Flying Doctors take vaccines to vast remote areas – BBC News

 

Times Square billboard mocks Australia's climate change policies – SBS News

 

Housing Prices Continue to Soar in Many Countries Around the World - IMF

 

Power squeeze curbs Chinese growth, leaves Europe in a gas bind - Reuters

 

China denies testing nuclear-capable hypersonic missile – BBC News

 

EdUHK's Innovative Ways to Test Hearing – Asia Research News

 

A laser concept developed by Pitt physicists could surpass a 60-year-old limitation – University of Pittsburgh

 

 

 

18 October 2021

Women escaping domestic violence to get access to $5,000 payments from this week – SBS News

 

Paulene struggles to pay the bills each week and new research finds she's not alone – ABC News

 

Call for national safety plan to end violence against Indigenous women – The Age

 

'Highly unlikely' Nationals will back greater 2030 climate target, Barnaby Joyce says – SBS News

 

ABC announces independent review of complaints handling processes with report expected in March – ABC News

 

ACCC warns phone users to be aware of evolving Flubot scams – ABC News

 

China puts US on back foot with ‘game-changing’ hypersonic missile test – The Age

 

China accuses US and Canada of threatening peace after warships sail through the Taiwan Strait – ABC News

 

‘We are at the mercy of the volcano’: No end in sight for La Palma eruption – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

NASA launches first space probe to study Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids – The age

 

Week in pictures: 9 - 15 October 2021 - BBC

 

 

 

17 October 2021

‘Summer is looking good’: NSW hits 80% target, pushes for students and tourists to return – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Video catches Queen criticising world leaders avoiding COP26 – SBS News

 

Now he’s been shamed into going, Morrison must take more than spin to Glasgow – The Age

 

Backbenchers push government to take on tax reform – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

‘Crisis’ of Aboriginal homelessness in sights of multimillion dollar plan – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Australia's largest detected heroin shipment intercepted, AFP says – SBS News

 

Russia exceeds 1,000 daily COVID deaths for first time – Al Jazeera

 

Suddenly we are in the middle of a global energy crisis. What happened? - The Conversation

 

Bill shock looms for households as global energy crisis fuels price surge – ABC News

 

NASA launches first space probe to study Jupiter’s Trojan asteroids – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

‘Play the game’: Why switching energy providers just became easier – The New Daily

 

Current evidence on dietary intakes of fatty acids and mortality – The BMJ

 

Leatherback turtle sightings could indicate return to Queensland shores to nest – ABC News

 

China launches longest-ever crewed mission for space station construction – ABC News

 

Nutrition in primary care yields health and economic benefits – Griffith University

 

 

 

15 October 2021

Organised crime going undetected, says AFP, as Australian hits US ‘most wanted’ list – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Bill Papas's companies earned $500 million from fraud, liquidators allege – ABC News

 

Losing one cabinet minister is unfortunate, but seven is just careless – The Age

 

Grattan on Friday: Anthony Albanese needed to walk the talk on Labor integrity issue – The Conversation

 

Australia's public hospitals in crisis, AMA report says – SBS News

 

Emergency patients in south-east Queensland can wait hours for an ambulance, documents show – ABC News

 

Australia now has fewer staffed ICU beds than at the beginning of the pandemic – The New Daily

 

‘The hardest thing you can do’: Why there’s little progress on tax reform – The Age

 

ASIC launches Federal Court action and calls on general insurers to review pricing practices - ASIC

 

Famed economist Larry Summers warns United States economy is overheating – ABC News

 

China's record factory gate inflation stokes policy dilemma - Reuters

 

Violence surges in Pakistan's tribal belt as Taliban, IS-K go on attack – BBC News

 

Astronomers find Jupiter-like planet orbiting white dwarf star, in potential glimpse at our Solar System's future – ABC News

 

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Finds Signs of Epic Ancient Floods on Mars – Scientific American

 

Long Hauls in Space Seem to Increase Brain Damage Risk, Study Finds – Science Alert

 

 

 

14 October 2021

For political parties, the gambling industry's generosity knows no bounds – ABC News

 

Minister Mick de Brenni rejects accusations of misleading parliament over Queensland building regulator investigation – ABC News

 

Former NSW premier Mike Baird called as witness for ICAC inquiry into Gladys Berejiklian – ABC News

 

Former Victorian Labor staffer tells IBAC he was ordered to buy $14,000 in stamps using taxpayer money – ABC News

 

Trial delayed for Liberal MP Fraser Ellis over alleged fraudulent claims for Country Members Accommodation Allowance – ABC News

 

Anthony Albanese hasn't spoken to Labor MP Anthony Byrne since branch-stacking admissions – ABC News

 

Australia becoming a 'dumping ground' for polluting cars as government delays signing on to international standards – ABC News

 

Black mould, termites and no electricity or hot water: Inside the Aboriginal housing divide – ABC News

 

How teaching Indigenous students about culture and history is turning lives around – ABC News

 

As a doctor and husband of a woman who chose the timing of her death, I offer some facts on assisted dying – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Why a proposed law to use secret evidence to deport migrants has rights groups concerned – SBS News

 

Migrant workers face poor conditions and underpayment on Australian farms, inquiry hears – SBS News

 

What is driving China’s e-commerce growth? - East Asia Forum

 

Rising German inflation calls for 'noticeable wage gains', union chief says - Reuters

 

Many at-risk older adults aren’t checking blood pressure at home, or being encouraged to do so – University of Michigan

 

Why do we wake around 3am and dwell on our fears and shortcomings? - The Conversation

 

What Is 5G? Here Is a Short Video Primer – Scientific American

 

A new way to pay is coming to Woolworths and Coles – The New Daily

 

Tasmania's giant kelp forests starting to regrow just a year into rescue trial – ABC News

 

Australians among Natural History Museum Wildlife Photographer of the Year winners – ABC News

 

E-waste surges in 2021 as world sends goldmine to landfill – ABC News

 

Sea Level Rise Will Hugely Differ if We Can Limit Global Warming, New Study Warns – Science Alert

 

 

 

13 October 2021

‘Colour-coded’ spreadsheets used in ‘pork barrelling’ fund, government MP admits – The New Daily

 

Albanese ducks questions on branch stacker’s future – The Age

 

JobMaker was meant to support 450,000 jobs. The real figure is just 1 per cent of that – ABC News

 

IBAC vs ICAC: what are these anti-corruption commissions and how do they compare? - The Conversation

 

Casino operator Star Entertainment Group to be investigated by Queensland gaming regulator – ABC News

 

A budget reckoning: How the tax system is failing Australians – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Voluntary assisted dying bill draws multiparty support across NSW Parliament – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

‘The worst is yet to come’: China Daily issues fresh threats of trade strikes – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

China's property sector stalked by Evergrande default fears as developer misses third deadline – ABC News

 

Learning the truth of Indigenous abuse key to fixing justice system – The Age

 

AI Designs Quantum Physics Experiments beyond What Any Human Has Conceived – Scientific American

 

What Is Machine Learning, and How Does It Work? Here's a Short Video Primer – Scientific American

 

 

 

12 October 2021

Michael Pascoe: Unrepentant, the Coalition pork barrel rolls on with Building Better Regions Fund – The New Daily

 

Treasury defends $27 billion JobKeeper waste, says it knew some ‘may not need support’ - The New Daily

 

IBAC vs ICAC: what are these anti-corruption commissions and how do they compare? - The Conversation

 

Andrews loses fourth minister to branch stacking scandal – The Age

 

‘No knowledge’: Gambling watchdog unaware of criminal infiltration of Star casinos – The age

 

Average citizens might not ‘volunteer’ for death if they could afford what the rich can: staying alive with dignity – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Bad for patients, bad for paramedics: ambulance ramping is a symptom of a health system in distress – The Conversation

 

Mackay Base Hospital set for independent review amid complaints of patient harm from women during caesareans – ABC News

 

Calls for more action to end domestic violence as 41st woman allegedly killed this year – SBS News

 

What happened to other countries that opened up after hitting their vaccine targets? - SBS News

 

India, China army talks fail to defuse Ladakh border tensions – ABC News

 

A Pentagon official said he resigned because US cybersecurity is no match for China, calling it ‘kindergarten level’ - Business Insider Australia

 

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman lashes out at former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott over Taiwan – ABC News

 

China says it carried out beach landing drills in province opposite Taiwan - Reuters

 

Britain reaffirms Asia 'tilt' as new warship makes Singapore stop - Reuters

 

Here's Why You Keep Being Told to Exercise if You Have Lower Back Pain - ScienceAlert

 

Why easing COVID restrictions could prompt a fierce flu rebound - Nature

 

 

11 October 2021

New spending adds to debt and deficits with no end in sight – The Age

 

Federal government to fast-track Child Care Subsidy increase by four months - ABCNews

 

COVID-19 support payments will be wound back as vaccinations rise. So what do the experts say willl happen? - ABC News

 

NSW records 477 new COVID-19 cases, six deaths; Dominic Perrottet says residents have 'earned' state's reopening – ABC News

 

UK records 133 COVID-19 deaths, 34,950 new cases - Reuters

 

Pathway to raise criminal age of responsibility for children revealed – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

More than 300 teens in state care turned 18 in lockdown, forced to leave home – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

The fallen Star: Sydney’s cleanskin casino caught in ‘dirty’ company – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

New $1 billion-plus project in Queensland to double world's green hydrogen production capacity – ABC News

 

Austrian chancellor Sebastian Kurz resigns over allegations of corruption – SBS News

 

President Tsai Ing-wen says Taiwan will not be forced to bow to China – ABC News

 

Marking 10 years in Darwin, top US diplomat signals bigger US marine deployments in Top End – ABC News

 

Goldman cuts forecast for U.S. economic growth in 2021 and 2022 - Reuters

 

Pope Francis launches consultation on Church reform – BBC News

 

Volcanic lava in Spain's La Palma engulfs more houses, land - Reuters

 

China's Moon Rocks Set a Record For Youngest Lunar Material: 1.97 Billion Years Old – Science Alert

 

Artificial intelligence is now part of our everyday lives – and its growing power is a double-edged sword – The Conversation

 

Lebanon restores power supply after 24-hour blackout - SBS News

 

India: Looming power ‘crisis’ in Delhi amid coal shortages – Al Jazeera

 

British industry warns of factory closures without help on fuel costs - Reuters

 

Libs, don’t let the Nats rob taxpayers with a $250 billion coal bailout – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Prices are rising. But does anyone know where inflation's heading? - ABC News

 

Take Five: Inflation, energy and earnings - Reuters

 

What are dust mites, why do they cause allergies and can we get rid of them? - ABC News

 

 

 

10 October 2021

Canberra won’t find corruption because it’s desperate not to look – The Age

 

Fight over corruption watchdog could result in an empty kennel – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Zoe Daniel: Integrity is at the core of our expectations of our politicians. Right? - The New Daily

 

‘Australia has become a go-to destination for dirty money’: Leaks reveal nation’s tax weaknesses – The Age

 

NSW Premier warns residents to brace for a 'difficult time' ahead as the state begins to reopen – ABC News

 

Australia is rolling out COVID-19 booster shots. Here's how they work – SBS News

 

What happened to other countries that opened up after COVID-19 vaccine targets? - SBS News

 

Complaints about four major banks fall: AFCA – Australian Financial Complaints Authority

 

Labor promises to increase Australian-made spend if it wins federal election – The Age

 

WA Health Minister Roger Cook says hospitals already under pressure due to COVID-19 – ABC News

 

Business Council of Australia backs 2030 climate target – SBS News

 

‘This is a carbon tax’: Angus Taylor takes a swipe at Business Council – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

A people torn apart by bloody dispossession and disease – The Age

 

Calls for 'blue card' as Australian Federal Police officers left to fight for PTSD compensation through the courts – ABC News

 

Australian Catholics are having a reckoning moment. Here's what young believers think – ABC News

 

Rain set to drench parts of outback Queensland in the coming days – ABC News

 

Abbott dumps on Beijing’s ‘new red emperor’ in provocative Taiwan speech – The Age

 

OECD says deal reached on global minimum corporate tax rate – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Evergrande creditors fear imminent default as concerns shake sector - REuters

 

China's President Xi Jinping vows 'reunification' with Taiwan – SBS News

 

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has resigned due to a corruption inquiry – SBS News

 

Preventing non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: A handful of nuts and seeds – The New Daily

 

Aiming for 10,000 steps? It turns out 7,000 could be enough to cut your risk of early death – University of Sydney

 

Move for three minutes every half hour to counteract effects of sitting - ACU

 

The Important Reason Your Should Take Your Earphones Out And Let Your Ears Breathe – Science Alert

 

Deforestation of Brazilian Amazon rises in September -satellite data - REuters

 

Research Snapshot: Mindfulness may provide brain benefits beyond mental health – Vanderbilt University

 

 

 

8 October 2021

ICAC curtailment leads to scrapping of public service mandatory reporting obligations – ABC News

 

Transport union threatens national delivery strike as Christmas approaches – ABC News

 

Grattan on Friday: Morrison government faces battle over integrity commission it doesn’t really want – The Conversation

 

Andrews government knew three years ago about problems at centre of corruption probe – The Age

 

Australian far-right terrorism investigations have increased by 750 per cent in 18 months – SBS News

 

ACCC calls for banks to name-check transactions to stop ‘rapidly rising’ scams – The Age

 

Housing stock gains $1 trillion in value even as businesses shed staff – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Sydney news: AMA warns Dominic Perrottet's faster reopening could see hospital admissions 'skyrocket' – ABC News

 

Coles in-store butchers' axing could see meat prices drop, retail expert says – ABC News

 

Australian law chief wants defamation rules fixed for digital age – Al Jazeera

 

Life at 50C: Keeping cool in India's heatwaves – BBC News

 

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Finds Signs of Epic Ancient Floods on Mars – Scientific American

 

 

 

7 October 2021

APRA takes modest step into housing ... with political echoes of 1961 – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

A federal ICAC must end the confusion between integrity questions and corruption – The Conversation

 

NSW premier unveils changes to state's reopening as 587 new COVID-19 cases recorded – SBS News

 

Government accused of turning its back on elderly victims of collapsed housing scheme – ABC News

 

Australia to stop processing asylum seekers in PNG but government's refugee policy unchanged – ABC News

 

Inflation Scares in an Uncharted Recovery – International Monetary Fund

 

WHO backs malaria vaccine rollout for Africa's children in major breakthrough - Reuters

 

Massively Reducing Food Waste Could Feed the World – Scientific american

 

How to tell if you have enough insurance to rebuild after a disaster - RACQ

 

Revealing the logic of the body’s ‘second brain’ - Michigan State University

 

New Molecular Tool Kit Wins Chemistry Nobel – Scientific American

 

 

 

6 October 2021

‘Weakest watchdog’: Report slams Morrison plan for integrity commission – The Age

 

Why Scott Morrison and his government oppose a NSW-style anti-corruption watchdog – SBS News

 

Three years delayed, Australia might finally get a federal ICAC. What will it look like? - The New Daily

 

IBAC scrutiny on Andrews over firefighters’ union deal – The Age

 

Devout Catholic and vocal conservative: Who is NSW’s new premier Dominic Perrottet? - SBS News

 

Read incoming Premier Dominic Perrottet's first speech in full - ABC News

 

Facebook ‘harms children and weakens democracy’, former executive alleges – The New Daily

 

Hillsong founder Brian Houston to plead not guilty to concealing child sexual abuse – SBS News

 

Some 216,000 children abused by French Catholic clergy over 70-year period – SBS News

 

Vatican trial prosecutors concede case gaps, willing to investigate more - Reuters

 

China’s property sector in turmoil as another developer hits trouble – The Age

 

China sends 56 jets into Taiwan defence zone in another record incursion – SBS News

 

Tony Abbott flies to Taiwan for keynote speech as tensions rise with China – ABC News

 

What Is Machine Learning, and How Does It Work? Here's a Short Video Primer – Scientific American

 

How to fix wifi black spots around your house – Your Life Choices

 

 

 

5 October 2021

Prostate cancer: act now or fail a generation of men - InSight+

 

Australians have clawed back at least $500m in 'junk' insurance. Here’s how they’re doing it – ABC News

 

ATO statement regarding Pandora Papers – Australian Taxation Office

 

'Tearing our societies apart': Facebook whistleblower's revelations fuel concern in Australia – SBS News

 

Lift hospital funding to prepare for surge, Greg Hunt tells states – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Thousands face income hit as disaster payments are cut: UNSW – The Age

 

In Israel ‘fully vaccinated’ means three doses – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Last year we backed you, this year you’re on your own: COVID’s scorched economic path revealed - ACOSS

 

Australia purchases 300,000 doses of 'promising' COVID-19 pill – SBS News

 

US to move against ‘waves of damage’ caused by China’s trade – The age

 

Pandora Papers reveal big foreign money secretly behind some prime Australian real estate – ABC News

 

To Beat the Heat, Phoenix Paints Its Streets Gray – Scientific American

 

Rosemary in roundabouts, lemons over the fence: how to go urban foraging safely, respectfully and cleverly – The Conversation

 

Why exercise is more important than weight loss for a longer life – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Landmark trial eliminates pest mosquito - CSIRO

 

High-Flying Sensor Detects Living Things from Far Above – Scientific American

 

 

 

4 October 2021

COVID-19 delays breast cancer detection in Australia – SBS News

 

ICAC is not a curse, and probity in government matters. The Australian media would do well to remember that – The conversation

 

Dominic Perrottet vows 'unity, stability' as he enters race for next NSW premier – SBS News

 

Barnaby Joyce criticises idea of federal ICAC amid calls for corruption body – ABC News

 

Road to net zero: What the rest of the world thinks about Australia’s climate policy – The New Daily

 

COVID-19 vaccine scheme offers $1 million cash prize – SBS News

 

Thousands face income hit as disaster payments are cut: UNSW – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Pandora Papers: Secret wealth and dealings of world leaders exposed – BBC News

 

French Catholic Church had an estimated 3,000 paedophiles since 1950s - commission head - Reuters

 

Buckle up because global markets are in for a bumpy ride in the days and months ahead – ABC News

 

New Zealand's Delta outbreak spreads outside Auckland - Reuters

 

China sends fighter jets into Taiwanese airspace, beating Friday's record incursion – ABC News

 

Taiwan deploys combat aircraft to meet China’s largest ever ‘military aggression’ - The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte announces retirement, says daughter will run for president – SBS News

 

Marine heatwaves during winter could have dire impacts on New Zealand fisheries and herald more summer storms – The Conversation

 

9-Year Study Reveals The Lasting Effects Childhood Trauma Has on Adult Relationships - Science alert

 

We Might Be Wrong About How Children Understand The Minds of Others at a Young Age – Science Alert

 

Large-Scale Study Reveals The True Health Benefits of Getting Outdoors More – Science Alert

 

Gigantic Comet Approaching From Outer Solar System May Be The Largest Ever Seen – Science Alert

 

 

 

 3 October 2021

Seasonal workers from the Pacific hard at work at NT mango farms less than a month after arrival – ABC News

 

China is in the midst of a power crunch and the Evergrande crisis. But not everyone is panicking — yet – ABC News

 

Philippine president Rodrigo Duterte announces retirement from politics – ABC News

 

Russia says AUKUS pact threatens nuclear non-proliferation regime – Al Jazeera

 

Taiwan scrambles jets after largest ever incursion by China – Al Jazeera

 

US hits 700,000 COVID-19 deaths, three months after reaching 600,000 deaths - SBS News

 

COVID-19 pill hailed after cutting hospitalisations by half – SBS News

 

Here's what happens when you’re hospitalised with COVID – Lens, Monash University

 

Jimmy Carter’s legacy seems to improve with age – Al Jazeera

 

European and Japanese BepiColombo mission captures image of Mercury for the first time – ABC News

 

Want to reduce your food waste at home? Here are the six best evidence-based ways to do it – Lens, Monash University

 

 

 

2 October 2021

Why Gladys Berejiklian resigned: Everything you need to know about ICAC inquiry into the departing NSW Premier – ABC News

 

Renewed calls for national integrity commission after Gladys Berejiklian resigns – SBS News

 

With no code of conduct, SA politicians can't be investigated for misconduct, ICAC says – ABC News

 

Scott Morrison promotes allies in reshuffle following Christian Porter's resignation – ABC News

 

Australia's international borders are set to reopen in November – SBS News

 

Scott Morrison confirms he's unlikely to attend UN climate summit in Glasgow – SBS News

 

Queensland LNP health spokeswoman is a member of ‘anti-COVID vax union’ - The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Chinese fighter jets make the largest show of force near Taiwan this year on National Day – ABC News

 

Consumers fume after US Postal Service suspends Australian deliveries – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Biden visits Congress to lobby for stalled infrastructure bill – BBC News

 

Belarus mass arrests as Lukashenko cracks down after shooting – BBC News

 

Live cameras capture arrival of peregrine falcon chicks on top of CBD building – The Age

 

 

 

1 October 2021

ICAC confirms it is investigating NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian relationship with former MP Daryl Maguire – ABC News

 

Improvement in budget deficit as COVID recovery provides economic boost in first half of 2021 – ABC News

 

Service NSW handed out $16 million in suspected fraudulent disaster grants, inquiry hears – ABC News

 

‘The system is buckling’: Elective surgery cut back as health workers warn of mounting strain – The Age

 

ATO review finds thousands of JobKeeper businesses weren’t eligible – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Expect parcel delays to continue through to Christmas, industry boss warns, as delivery services overwhelmed – ABC News

 

When does daylight saving start? Here's what time the clocks go forward – ABC News

 

House prices surge more than 20pc over the past year, CoreLogic data shows – ABC News

 

Canada marks first national holiday for indigenous reconciliation - Reuters

 

Biden develops rival to China’s Belt and Road, starting in Latin America – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Michael Pascoe: The scariest story this week, month, year – The New Daily

 

Tunisia has named its first ever female prime minister – SBS News

 

Inside Argos, the police task force that has rescued thousands of children from their abusers – ABC News

 

Daylight savings and your body clock; tips from a Deakin expert – Deakin Univeristy

 

Strength training can burn fat too, myth-busting study finds - UNSW

 

Our mobile phones are covered in bacteria and viruses… and we never wash them – Bond University

 

How did politicians and political parties get my mobile number? And how is that legal? - The Conversation

 

Psychics, mediums and astrologers know how to connect but it's not because they can predict your future – ABC News

 

Live cameras capture arrival of peregrine falcon chicks on top of CBD building – The Age

 

 

 

30 September 2021

SA ICAC refers two more MPs to the Director of Public Prosecutions over Country Members Accommodation Allowance scandal – ABC News

 

There are changes to the COVID-19 Disaster Payment – Services Australia

 

Lockdowns could still happen after 80 per cent vaccination, so who will pay for them? - The New Daily

 

Woolworths is launching its online marketplace Australia-wide, as the supermarket giant seeks to compete with Amazon – Business Insider Australia

 

‘Fears we will see people too late’: Cancer tests and biopsies plunge in lockdown – The Age

 

Many rooftop solar investors are feeling ripped off. Could battery subsidies solve the problem? - ABC News

 

China's foreign minister says AUKUS deal is a danger to regional stability – ABC News

 

Amid Taiwan tensions, China uses air show to spotlight advanced stealth drones, spacecraft – ABC News

 

Australian Catholic Church Plenary Council an opportunity for major reform – ABC News

 

Ageism, it’s on for young and old: research - CPSA

 

Singapore's foreign workers 'numb' as no end to COVID-19 pandemic confinement in sight – ABC News

 

New Zealand to end child removal policy disproportionately affecting Māori community – SBS News

 

US to declare 23 species, including ivory-billed woodpecker, extinct – ABC News

 

How to get an extra $2000 back in your tax refund - Money

 

Lose an hour, gain a life: How daylight saving could help us sleep – The New Daily

 

 

 

29 September 2021

ATAGI doctor was 'shocked' when Prime Minister Scott Morrison blamed them for COVID vaccine rollout delays – ABC News

 

Government insists people with disability won't be harmed by Australia's reopening – SBS News

 

Phone scams are 'exploding' and costing vulnerable Australians millions, new data shows – ABC News

 

Federal COVID-19 support payments to be wound back once vaccine targets are reached – SBS News

 

Veteran suicide crisis significantly worse than previously reported, new data reveals – ABC News

 

Israeli PM says Iran has crossed nuclear 'red lines'; Tehran calls it 'full of lies' - REuters

 

China has tools to avoid Evergrande crisis, says ADB head – Reuters

 

China set to clamp down on abortions for 'non-medical purposes' amid slowing population growth – ABC News

 

Indo-Pacific island nations vulnerable to China influence, report warns – SBS News

 

Remembering Babyn Yar and Ukraine's forgotten 'Holocaust by Bullets' – BBC News

 

Get beds ready now: Singapore’s reopening stumble a lesson for Australia – The Age

 

North Korea says it test-fired new hypersonic missile - Reuters

 

UK plans deeper defence ties with Japan in Pacific focus - Reuters

 

Afghanistan: What has the conflict cost the US and its allies? - BBC News

 

Environmentalists slam decision to allow Figtree Hill housing development in koala habitat – ABC News

 

Flying humpback calf plays off Hervey Bay as whale watching businesses enjoy holiday hit – ABC News

 

Earth-monitoring satellite, Landsat 9, blasts into orbit to monitor climate impacts – ABC News

 

Nine days after eruption, lava from La Palma volcano reaches ocean - Reuters

 

Take care with paracetamol when pregnant — but don’t let pain or fever go unchecked – The Conversation

 

How to set up your phone to avoid distraction while you drive – Your Life Choices

 

WA Bike Month grants to boost community events across the State – Government of Western Austrlaia

 

 

 

28 September 2021

Law experts blast national cabinet secrecy – SBS News

 

Information commissioner wasn’t consulted on national cabinet FOI exemptions – The Age

 

Losses reported to Scamwatch exceed $211 million, phone scams exploding - ACCC

 

Darren Chester worried about 'extreme right-wing' push within the Nationals as he takes break from party room – ABC News

 

Australian PM refuses to commit to phasing out fossil fuels - Reuters

 

COP26: Australia PM undecided on attending crucial climate summit – BBC News

 

Nationals warn they won’t be a pushover on net zero as partyroom debate delayed – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Queensland on alert after aviation worker tests positive to COVID-19 – SBS News

 

Waanyi elders say new native title determination and ranger program is timely – ABC News

 

Fuel supply: UK suspends competition law to get petrol to forecourts – BBC News

 

China says it has warned away a British warship as it sailed through the Taiwan Strait – ABC News

 

Fears 27,000 heart checks missed in pandemic could lead to wave of heart disease: new data – Heart Foundation

 

The Common Kitchen Ingredient That Could Help if Your Child Swallows a Battery – Science Alert

 

 

 

27 September 2021

Masks, house visit limits could remain after 80 per cent double vaccinated – The Age

 

Ministers eye 90 per cent vaccination coverage to lift restrictions on unjabbed – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

NT Specialist Disability Accommodation project helps people with disabilities find accessible homes – ABC News

 

‘Perfect storm’: Why delays and price hikes are plaguing home builders – The New Daily

 

Michael Pascoe: The housing rocket ride set to splutter – The New Daily

 

Why can’t you borrow as much to invest in shares as property? - The Age

 

Retail investors lose in pandemic-induced sharemarket ‘gambling’ - The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Explainer: what exactly is the Quad and what’s on the agenda for their Washington summit? - The Conversation

 

Canada’s Catholic bishops sorry for abuses of Indigenous children – Al Jazeera

 

Two Canadians released by China after three years in detention, Justin Trudeau says – SBS News

 

Vanuatu to push international court for climate change action – Al Jazeera

 

Afghanistan: Taliban hang bodies as warning in city of Herat – BBC News

 

Iceland elects Europe's first female majority parliament – BBC News

 

Singapore reports 1,939 COVID-19 cases, highest since April last year - Reuters

 

Historic gathering with bland agenda unlikely to stem decay in the Catholic Church – The Age

 

What happens when you're hospitalised with COVID-19 in Australia – SBS News

 

Some 27,000 Australians missed heart checks during the COVID-19 pandemic – SBS News

 

Researchers identify genetic cause of endometriosis and reveal potential drug target – University of Oxford

 

Common factors within the gut associated with depression and bipolar disorder – Kings College London

 

There's a Reliable Method For Triggering Lucid Dreams, Scientists Have Found – Science Alert

 

The Evidence Is in – One Mask Type Stands Out as The Best Protection Against COVID-19 – Science alert

 

Something ugly happens when we turn murder into social media content – The Age

 

 

 

25 September 2021

Lessons for Australia as Singapore winds back freedoms at 80 per cent full coverage – The New Daily

 

How shrinkflation is duping you into paying more for less - Money

 

Barngarla people granted native title over Port Augusta after 25-year fight – ABC News

 

Hand-drawn child abuse images land jailed neo-Nazi additional two years – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Alcohol, tobacco & other drugs in Australia – Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

 

Resistance to front-line malaria drugs confirmed in Africa - Nature

 

China bans cryptocurrency transactions – SBS News

 

Quad leaders unite to weaken Chinese dominance over rare-earth minerals – The Age

 

Scott Morrison meets with Quad leaders as Australia gets serious about tempering China's strength – ABC News

 

Evergrande misses payment deadline, EV unit warns of cash crunch - Reuters

 

Amid UK driver shortage, BP prioritising fuel deliveries to sites with big demand - Reuters

 

Canary Islands: Firefighters retreat as volcano intensifies – BBC News

 

High cost of veterinary care at major chains causing pets to be unnecessarily euthanised, senior vets say – ABC News

 

Therapy dogs soothe patients at overwhelmed Chilean hospitals – SBS News

 

3 Tips For Recycling Fall Leaves – Texas A&M Today

 

Best-Rated Supermarket Fruit & Veg – Canstar Blue

 

How Music Can Literally Heal the Heart – Scientific American

 

Here are our top picks for videos of the week – The New Daily

 

 

24 September 2021

Extraordinary' bill to reduce powers of SA's anti-corruption commissioner passes Parliament – ABC News

 

Australians want to name 10,000 biggest companies that got JobKeeper – The Sydney Morning Herald

 

States and territories revolt over federal government's coal power subsidy plan – ABC News

 

Richard Denniss: Australia’s carbon credits are a joke. Taxpayer money is being wasted on ‘hot air’ - The New Daily

 

Massive NT solar farm a step closer as Sun Cable dramatically increases its capacity – ABC News

 

Construction union leaders condemn ‘morons’ leading anti-vaccine protest as projected cost of work site shutdown hits $2 billion – Business Insider Australia

 

Calls for inquiry into Victoria's far right, with fears fringe groups 'are getting stronger' – ABC News

 

Decision on boosters by end of October as PM promises more vaccine aid – The Age

 

While some people get COVID-19 booster shots, 90pc of Africans are yet to receive their first dose – ABC News

 

How do the COVID vaccines change your risk of infection? And are you less likely to pass it on? - ABC News

 

Victoria avoids widespread infrastructure damage from earthquake as insurance claims trickle in – ABC News

 

Are collagen supplements beneficial for your skin, or should you take something else? - ABC News

 

Hospital Reports a Scary Effect of Severe COVID-19 Is Far More Common Than Thought – Science Alert

 

NASA, DARPA, MIT Scientists Met to Discuss “Anti-Gravity” Tech - Futurism

 

The sun’s shining and snakes are emerging, but they’re not out to get you. Here’s what they’re really up to – The Conversation

 

23 September 2021

Australia’s banks got $188 billion in cheap loans from the RBA. Now they’re funding share buybacks - The Conversation

 

Aftershocks could be felt for ‘months’ following Vic earthquake - The New Daily

 

'Disgrace to the nation': Veterans slam protesters at Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance - SBS News

 

Human rights watchdog criticises Queensland government over COVID-19 border exemptions - ABC News

 

One in five psychologists close books to new patients under pandemic strain - The Sydney Morning Herald

 

Boeing plans to build Loyal Wingman drones at Wellcamp near Toowoomba, creating hundreds of jobs - ABC News

 

U.S., Russian military chiefs meet in Helsinki for six hours - Reuters

 

Having 'Good' Gut Bacteria Could Really Help if You're Trying to Lose Weight - Science Alert

 

Building horror stories prompt calls for tougher Australian laws to protect consumers - ABC News

 

Wing v beak: Drone deliveries disrupted by angry birds - The New Daily

 

 

 

22 September 2021

Rubber bullets fired, journalists attacked in angry Melbourne protest - The New Daily

 

US President Joe Biden meets with 'that fellow Down Under' Scott Morrison after UN assembly - ABC News

 

Construction tender awarded for $270m fuel storage facility at Darwin's East Arm to support US defence operations - ABC News

 

Top EU leader rebukes Scott Morrison during awkward New York encounter - The Sydney Morning Herald

 

'Deceived': France says it had assurances from Australia on day subs deal cancelled - ABC News

 

Australian documents showed French submarine project was at risk for years - Reuters

 

United Nations: Guterres warns ‘we are on the edge of an abyss’ - Al Jazeera

 

Cane toad tadpole bait to launch as toxic pests' breeding season heats up - ABC News

 

Australian technology start-up creates world's most efficient solar cell while replacing silver with copper - ABC News

 

Bylong Community Wins Again as Coal Mine Appeal is Dismissed - Environmental Defenders Office

 

Hubble Has Captured The Startling 'Eye' of a Massive Stellar Explosion - Science Alert

 

Giant Space Rock Blast Wiped Out Ancient City With 1,000 Times Hiroshima's Ferocity - Science Alert

 

 

21 September 2021

The Morrison government has infuriated Adelaide and Paris alike, as it counts the financial and reputational costs of its new nuclear submarine deal - Business Insider Australia

 

Joe Biden asks for talks with Emmanuel Macron amid French submarine row - SBS News

 

Aukus: France pulls out of UK defence talks amid row - BBC News

 

Ukraine holds military drills with U.S. forces, NATO allies - Reuters

 

China’s bid to join Pacific trade pact a strategic opportunity for Canberra - East Asia Forum

 

Alexei Navalny allies blocked from running in election that delivers big win to ruling United Russia party that backs Vladimir Putin - ABC News

 

Evergrande starts repayment plan by offering investors properties - Global Times

 

Why you shouldn’t make a habit of doing a ‘just in case’ wee — and don’t tell your kids to either - The Conversation

 

World Heritage Area renamed K’gari after long campaign by Butchulla people - Queensland Government

 

Ancient sea ice core sheds light on modern climate change - University of Birmingham

 

How your pet changes your brain chemistry for the better - The Sydney Morning Herald

 

The Deep Seas Near New Zealand Have Yielded 6 New Species of Bizarre Sponges - Science Alert

 

Tianzhou-3 cargo spacecraft docks with China space station module - Reuters