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Unemployment rate spikes as more seek work

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is optimistic the Australian economy has already turned the corner despite new figures showing the jobless rate unexpectedly spiking above five per cent in October.

Acts of heroism inspire bushfire doco

In December 2019, filmmakers Justin Krook and Luke Mazzaferro were flying around Australia to promote a documentary they'd made about the future of artificial intelligence when they began to notice a troubling, and recurring, sight far below them.

NSW passes 90pc full vaccination rate

NSW has hit 90 per cent full COVID-19 vaccination as a new report suggests unvaccinated people are 10 times more likely to become infected.

Border ban doing more harm than good: PM

Scott Morrison has blasted Western Australia's decision to keep its border shut into 2022, criticising the state for flouting a national COVID-19 reopening plan.

Renewed push to get stragglers jabbed

Australia may be on track to have one of the highest vaccination rates in the world but that's not stopping health officials launching another push to get stragglers immunised.