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States will gain the right to decide whether coal and gas will be part of a national scheme to reward power generators. The number of COVID-19 infections in Australia was likely at least twice what was reported among adults during the first major Omicron wave.
The week in photos from our award winning staff photographers and regular contributing photographers at The Age.
Ten pampered “kidults” get tricked by their fed-up parents into attending a wilderness camp to toughen them up on Snowflake Mountain.
Australia's total steadily increases as Travis Head scores his third of the over.
Australia's Kaylee McKeown has finished second in the 200m IM at the World Swimming Championships.
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Data found that at least 17 per cent – or almost 3.5 million – Australian adults had caught the virus by the end of February.
UQ researchers have developed a gel from the venom of two different snakes that is very effective at stopping bleeding, even for people on blood-thinning medication.
Major figures, including Chief of Defence Angus Campbell, to appear at hearing looking at ways of saving lives of veterans.
Plan by energy regulator to give options for each jurisdiction to decide on subsidies for generators.
Charges expected to be laid against blockade protesters after police feared for their lives.
Prosecutors told Italian media they were investigating allegations a foreign woman found in a distressed state at an airport had been assaulted over two days.
Had Wendy Whiteley had “zillions” of grandchildren, the structure of her estate might have been very different.
The Lavender Bay waterfront home is to be sold, not kept, under the terms of Wendy Whiteley’s promised bequest, with Whiteley saying the home needs a family to love it after she is gone.
Wall Street closed out its most punishing week since the 2020 coronavirus crash with a meandering day of trading that left it a bit higher.
With no coalitions near an outright majority, the French president will have a hard time passing legislation, putting much of his second-term agenda at risk.
Early redevelopment plans angered residents and beachgoers, who worried the proposed design would dominate the small beach in Sydney’s east.
The upper house will move to establish an inquiry into former deputy premier’s John Barilaro’s appointment as a trade commissioner
The congressional committee investigating the US Capitol attack has made its most forceful case yet of potential criminality against Donald Trump.
The government is still feeling its way around ministerial offices where former staff have only just turned off the paper shredders and the new arrivals are searching for tech support.
Three years after making findings of corrupt conduct against a former Australian of the Year Finalist, ICAC has withdrawn the brief of evidence sent to the DPP.
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Australia’s former Labor foreign affairs minister writes that this is the new prime minister’s moment to tell the US president what he has already declared publicly about the Assange case: “Enough is enough.”
The nation’s former chief scientist explains the lessons of the past weeks and why, with the right plan, Australia can make big strides towards zero-emissions electricity.
The ongoing controversy around match review and tribunal decisions shows no sign of abating with club bosses rating the process as below par.
AFL club bosses say bringing forward the 7.50pm start on Friday nights is one way to help crowds bounce back to pre-COVID levels.
Wes Maas expects $33 billion in state and federal infrastructure spending in regional areas will be a driver of growth for his construction and property company, Maas Group.
Michelle Rowland doesn’t know what the data might show, but she believes media regulators will not be able to understand the problem misinformation poses if they cannot see it.
Robert Redlich, QC, has said ‘soft’ and ‘grey’ corruption was on the rise in Australian politics, and was undermining trust in Australia’s democracy.
Growing numbers of Australians requiring care for the often debilitating symptoms of long COVID are struggling to access crucial treatment or being forced to pay hefty out-of-pocket costs.
A controversial rail corporation is planning to slash the cost of an upgrade to the main part of the historic sandstone station.
The challenge for a Labor federal government is to support expansive labour migration in a way that does not produce a race to the bottom in labour standards.
A plan to allow cosmetic surgeons to advertise via testimonials, which critics have said will see more patients lured into risky surgery, is before the Queensland Parliament.
To improve your performance, career prospects and general enjoyment of your work, experts say it’s important to get back to the banter.
The exodus of hundreds of doctors from the workforce means dozens of towns across the state are at risk of not having a single GP available in coming years.
It’s that time of year when we are all craving a break, but should we instead create a life that renders the big work break unnecessary?
Pathum Nissanka cracked a brilliant 137 while Kusal Mendis scored a half-century before getting injured as Sri Lanka beat Australia by six wickets in the third one-day international on Sunday to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series.
Swimming’s world governing body FINA voted on Sunday to restrict the participation of transgender athletes in elite women’s competitions and create a working group to establish an “open” category for them in some events as part of its new policy.
Hamish Blake has won the 2022 Gold Logie, beating out a hotly-contested pool of nominees.
So, Julian Assange is to be extradited to the US to face spying charges and probable life in prison there, thanks to Priti Patel, UK Home Secretary
Shoppers will concentrate their spending on supermarkets and other essential retailers as inflation and rising rates cast a long shadow.
Australia’s switch to zero emissions needs a market reform that pays coal, gas and renewables to power the electricity grid, the Energy Security Board says.
NSW hospitals will make extra theatres available for elective surgeries on evenings and weekends in a bid to catch-up on a significant backlog caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Close to $50 billion worth of major infrastructure projects in NSW, including a key metro line, could be funded through private capital and Australian super, according to new analysis.
70 years ago, record flooding in the Central West prompted a Herald editorial on the price being paid for “a century of dissipation of valuable natural resources”.
Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today’s interactive superquiz and target.
The popular host also took home the inaugural Bert Newton Award for Most Popular Presenter on a winning night for Lego Masters Australia.
Jessica Mauboy performs her new single 'Automatic' at the 2022 Logies on the Gold Coast.
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