Oliver Jones

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Djokovic 3-year visa ban can end early: Australian PM

Following his expulsion, tennis star Novak Djokovic may be able to return to Australia sooner than expected, according to the country's prime minister. On Sunday,...

World Economic Forum survey indicates bleak picture for global recovery

A poll of almost 1,000 industry, government, and academic leaders indicated that only one in ten World Economic Forum members expecting the global recovery...

Australian Navy: HMAS Newcastle completes final international deployment

The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) today celebrated the completion of the final overseas deployment by an Adelaide Class guided missile frigate, with HMAS Newcastle arriving back...

Covid-19: 95% Australians jabbed with first dose, fatalities continue to rise

Greg Hunt, Australia's health minister, claims that 95 percent of Australians aged 16 and older have had their first dose of vaccination, and that...

3 Australian properties worth $4.2 million forfeited to Commonwealth

The Melbourne Supreme Court today ordered the forfeiture of three Victorian properties worth $4.2 million to the Commonwealth. This is the first forfeiture action...

Australia’s hypersonic ‘spaceplane’ to launch tiny satellites

In central Sydney, a hypersonic 'spaceplane' is being constructed, but the passengers will be gadgets rather than people. Delta Velos is a streamlined spacecraft that...

Rishi Sunak can be next British Prime Minister

As the fallout from Boris Johnson's "partygate" scandal grows, and members of his own Conservative Party call for him to resign as Prime Minister,...

Ukraine government sites under massive cyberattack

The websites of many government organisations in Ukraine were taken down by a cyberattack on Friday, according to Ukraine. Authorities did not immediately respond...

Omicron: Covid infections hit record in Australia

With a runaway Omicron epidemic driving up hospitalisation rates and putting tremendous strain on supply networks, Australia recorded its largest pandemic caseload on Thursday,...

Djokovic faces deportation after Australia cancels visa for second time

Novak Djokovic's visa was refused for the second time by the Australian government on Friday, citing the world tennis no. 1's lack of COVID-19...

Australia’s views on climate crisis ‘backward’: Human Rights Watch

According to a renowned human rights organisation, Australia's "backwards" attitudes on global warming and asylum seekers are becoming increasingly unacceptable to the rest of...

OPINION: Should Australia review its Antarctica policy?

Since 1961, the Antarctic Treaty System has overseen the continent's affairs. However, it is now battling strategic power competition as well as new challenges...

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Microsoft to buy gaming giant Activision Blizzard for $69 billion

Microsoft announced a historic $69 billion deal to buy Activision Blizzard, the scandal-plagued "Call of Duty" developer, on Tuesday, betting big on the video...

Tonga tsunami sparks ‘unprecedented disaster’

In the first government update after a volcano explosion created a tsunami, Tonga says it has been hit by a "unprecedented calamity." Rescue teams have...

Asian shares dip after retreat on Wall Street

On Wednesday, Asian equities slumped in cautious trade after Wall Street stocks hit a new low for the year. Tokyo, Shanghai, Seoul, and Sydney all...

Australia retains world’s top LNG exporter position

According to consultancy EnergyQuest, Australia will certainly retain its title as the world's greatest exporter of liquefied natural gas in 2021, with shipments reaching...