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Pell given last hope of court redemption

Cardinal George Pell has one last hope of overturning his child sexual abuse convictions after being given the right to argue for an appeal to Australia's highest court.

Properties are still at risk in NSW: RFS

Millions of NSW residents are breathing a sigh of relief after a day of catastrophic fire danger passed without loss of life, but authorities are warning that strengthening winds mean...

More than 80 fires burning across Qld

Firefighters are battling more than 80 blazes across Queensland as they prepare to make significant gains amid easing conditions on Thursday.

Leaders urge calm in bushfire arguments

The Morrison government continues to insist it is not the time to talk climate policy while the nation burns, but scientists and environmentalists say there is no better time.

More than 200,000 rally in Chile

Hundreds of thousands of protesters have rallied in cities across Chile, calling for immediate and wide-ranging government reforms that included a higher minimum wage, more affordable medication and a new...

NSW fire threat remains as winds change

Firefighters dealt with hundreds of new fires as NSW endured "catastrophic" conditions on Tuesday but authorities have warned the threat is not over as a southerly wind change sweeps across...

NSW Schools: Many will continue closed tomorrow

    The following schools will temporarily cease operations on Wednesday 13 November due to increased fire risk in the area: Afterlee Public School Aldavilla Public School Bald Blair Public school Barkers Vale Public School Barrington Public...