Harsh Aussie COVID response slammed

Australia has managed to keep the coronavirus under control, but Human Rights Watch has criticised some extreme measures in a new report. The misuse of police powers in Australia during COVID-19 lockdowns as well as excessive restrictions on movement harmed the country’s reputation on human...

Lyrics have been changed to be more inclusive

Support for an alternative Australian anthem is growing with a new version reportedly being backed by rugby league star Latrell Mitchell. The Indigenous NRL player previously criticised the singing of the current national anthem at the Aussies’ Rugby Championship, even though it was performed partly...

Why Australia has to wait until March for vaccine

As coronavirus outbreaks in Sydney and Melbourne grow, some are calling for the vaccination program to be brought forward. But one expert has explained why authorities want to wait until March. The Morrison Government has confirmed Australia won’t begin its vaccination program until after it...

Footage shows hundreds of partygoers dancing

A Florida politician wants US President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club fined and closed temporarily after footage emerged of a New Year’s Eve party showing hundreds of guests not wearing masks. Democratic state representative Omari Hardy emailed a complaint to Palm Beach County, drawing attention to...