US companies including Walt Disney Co and Facebook parent Meta Platforms Inc say they will cover employees' expenses if they have to travel for abortion services after the US Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade.
If Australians don't have faith in the Reserve Bank's promise of a "narrow path" to avoid recession, they could end up being the cause of one, the central bank's governor Philip Lowe has warned.
Mollie O'Callaghan has made it a hat-trick of golds while leading the mixed 4x100m relay quartet to Australia's first global landmark at this year's world swimming championships.
The US Supreme Court has overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade ruling that recognised a woman's constitutional right to abortion, a decision condemned by President Joe Biden that will dramatically change life for millions of women and exacerbate growing tensions in a deeply polarised country.
An earthquake that struck a remote mountainous area of Afghanistan this week has killed 1036 people and the toll is expected to rise, Mohamed Ayoya, UNICEF Representative to Afghanistan, says.
Thousands of Qantas staff could be given bonuses to share in an expected return to profit, but the airline has flagged fare increases to cover rising costs.
Aid has begun arriving in a remote part of Afghanistan where an earthquake killed 1000 people but poor communications and roads are hampering relief efforts in a country already grappling with a humanitarian crisis.
Unions say the NSW government is trying to intimidate workers as the premier says those organising illegal strikes should face the "hardest fines possible".
Australia's national energy market will return to normal in a staged process after the market operator said it had growing confidence there was enough ongoing capacity for households and businesses.
The Texas primary school where a teenage gunman killed 19 children and two teachers last month is to be demolished.