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Second blaze on oil tanker off Sri Lanka

Ships and aircraft from Sri Lanka and India have intensified efforts to extinguish a new fire on oil tanker off Sri Lanka's coast, two days after the previous three-day blaze was doused.

SA boosts relief for tenants and landlords

Emergency relief for residential and commercial tenants struggling with the rent during the COVID-19 pandemic will continue in South Australia for another six months.

CSIRO's diet advice: Go hard and go early

Australia's national science agency says those wanting to shed a few kilos for summer - and keep them off - should prepare well and start as they intend to finish.

Magnitude 5.7 quake strikes Vanuatu

An earthquake of magnitude 5.7 has struck the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) says.

PM critical of Victoria's plan to reopen

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has criticised Victoria's roadmap out of coronavirus lockdown, arguing the same standards would put Sydney under curfew.

Kids online at risk from predators: police

Parents are being warned to key an eye on their children after NSW Police made a series of arrests related to sexual and physical abuse in the lead up to the 30th annual National Child Protection Week.