Australia news live: PM urges all in parliament to ‘wake up’ to climate crisis amid ongoing floods; excitement builds over Socceroos clash with Argentina

Key events Filters BETA Key events (7)Australia (6)Anthony Albanese (6)NSW (4)Renmark (4)Socceroos (4) Federal politicians to fly to Taiwan for five-day visit A group of federal politicians will on Sunday fly to Taiwan for a five-day visit aimed at conveying Australia’s wish to maintain peace in the Indo-Pacific, Reuters reports. The group, which includes both … Read more

Jury deliberates on Oath Keepers’ January 6 role in seditious conspiracy trial – live

Key events Show key events only Please turn on JavaScript to use this feature Jury begins deliberating in Oath Keepers seditious conspiracy trial Good morning, US politics blog readers. A Washington federal jury is starting deliberations in the trial of five members of the Oath Keepers militia, including its founder Stewart Rhodes. The group stands … Read more

Australia news live: Albanese returns to Canberra after first summit season as PM; residents in flood-hit NSW begin recovery amid further warnings

Key events Filters BETA Key events (1)Anthony Albanese (3)Australia (3)China (3)Xi Jinping (3) Simon Birmingham says he “welcomes” the meeting between Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Chinese President Xi Jinping but says it needs to be understood in the context of decisions by previous Coalition governments. Importantly the previous governments under Malcolm Turnbull and Scott … Read more

Australia live news: cruise ship with 800 Covid-positive passengers docks in Sydney; Albanese at Cambodia summit

Key events Filters BETA Key events (2)Australia (5)US (4)Bali (3)Anthony Albanese (3)Cambodia (3) Amazon plan to deliver 500 million packages a year by drone The world’s largest online retailer has pledged to deliver 500 million packages each year by drone from 2030. The Australian executive in charge of Amazon’s air division says it’s one of … Read more

Trey Anastasio Band & Goose Kick Off Co-Headlining Tour – LIVE music blog

Last night was the start of the much-hyped Trey Anastasio Band and Goose co-headlining tour on the East Coast and the videos are showing that the vibes were strong even on the debut collaborations. Trey Anastasio sat in with Goose for “All I Need” (which you can see below) and “Pancakes” which closed their opening … Read more

Australia politics live news: Katy Gallagher says fixing energy crisis ‘not just about tax’; Future Fund’s $3.4bn investment in fossil fuels revealed

Katy Gallagher says fixing energy crisis ‘not just about tax’ Sarah Martin The Nationals senator Susan McDonald is asking treasury officials about what modelling it has done on potential changes to the petroleum resource rent tax, known as the PRRT. Marty Robinson from Treasury’s tax division said the department had begun looking at the PRRT … Read more

‘Some don’t live to tell the tale, I guess I just have to live with it,’ says serial rapist’s victim | The Citizen

Six years later, the 20-year-old woman still recoils in fear when she sees someone who resembles Nkosinathi Phakathi, the man who brutally raped her. Nor can she trust many men because she believes others, just like him, are out there, waiting to pounce. She was just 14 when the convicted serial rapist lured her away … Read more