Queensland could reopen to ACT residents by end of the month

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has flagged that the state could reopen to travellers from the ACT at the end of the month if concerns about their identification are settled. On Tuesday, South Australia lifted its 14-day quarantine requirement for people travelling from the ACT. ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr and Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk.Credit:Elesa Kurtz/supplied […]

North Korea's nuclear activity a 'serious concern' UN watchdog warns

North Korea’s nuclear activity is a ‘cause for serious concern’ with some facilities continuing to operate, UN watchdog warns  UN fears Pyongyang is breaching international law with nuclear operations  International Atomic Energy Agency voices warning in report issued this week  Concerns raised over Yongbyon nuclear site in secretive country  US warns sellers not to supply […]

Thai pupils act out humiliating hair-cutting by a teacher

400 Thai pupils stage a protest against draconian new trend of teachers shearing pupil’s hair as punishment if they fail to wear an appropriate style Thai pupils have been taking part in anti-government protests sweeping country  At a recent rally two girls acted out a teacher cutting off a pupil’s hair Social media has shown […]

Who Is Charlotte Kirk, the Actress at Center of Ron Meyer's Ouster

#MeToo Meets the Honeypot: Ron Meyer Becomes Latest Mogul to Tumble in Era of Blurred Lines In the wake of the Harvey Weinstein sexual misconduct scandal, women and men alike have been more vocal about speaking out against unwanted sexual advances and contact. The accusations have been many, and the reaction and fallout has been […]

Valorant Act 2 Battle Pass: New skins and everything else to know

Valorant Act 2 drops today (Aug. 4), and with it comes the release of a new Battle Pass. Similar to Fortnite, the Battle Pass allows players to purchase a season long (or in this case, an Act-long) pass for exclusive content within the game. While the content doesn’t provide a competitive advantage, some players like […]

Premier must act on principals’ concerns

From the moment it was clear the pandemic was going to infiltrate Australia, and lockdowns were proposed, schools have been a vexed issue. Victoria moved quickly, shutting schools early despite Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy strongly advising they were safe and should remain open. Premier Daniel Andrews made the right […]