Category: World

Ardern becomes new Prime Minister for New Zealand

New Zealand finally has a new Prime Minister, 27 days after the last votes were counted. 37-year-old Jacinda Ardern will be the nation’s youngest leader in well over a century. Michael McGuane reports.

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Athlete shines a social light on the Decathlon

Decathlon, it’s the challenging sport many people haven’t even heard of, but one Comm Games ambassador is showing his online fans exactly what the sport is all about. Lily Greer reports.

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Kangaroos line-up looming for the World Cup

The Kangaroos are back on home soil and coach Mal Meninga has a big decision to make. Madeline Paulsen reports.

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Kangaroos ‘on holiday’ as they prepare for World Cup

Mal Meninga has some big calls to make on who will fill the final four places on his Kangaroos team. But the players say they’ve been focusing on forming relationships and enjoying themselves in the lead-up to the World Cup

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Commonwealth Games herald change and credibility

Australian athletes once dominated the Commonwealth Games. Their success at the event, formed a crucial part of our national identity. But is that changing? Ashleigh Dwan reports.

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Socceroos coach calls it quits

Socceroos coach Ange Postecoglou is quitting before the World Cup despite a thrilling win over Syria. He’s been heavily criticised for the team’s poor qualifying performances so far. Tom Copley reports.

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Trademark battle gets Ugg-ly

As far as protests go, this one is stating the “bleating” obvious. An Australian businessman has used a flock of sheep in a David versus Goliath legal battle over the right to use the word ‘ugg’. Tom Copley reports.

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World solar challenge races across Australia

Nearly 40 solar powered cars are racing across the centre of Australia, in the World Solar Challenge. Teams from countries including Chile, South Korea and the Netherlands are vying to reach Adelaide first. Tom Copley reports.

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Tougher security measures for Commonwealth Games

The Federal Government is now looking at more ways to ensure the security of Australians and prevent terrorism. That is also one of the major issues facing the 2018 Commonwealth Games organisers. Emily Kuehner reports.

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All creatures blessed to promote animal welfare

A special ceremony was held to mark World Animal Day in Brisbane. Dogs, cats and other creatures at the RSPCA were blessed, to promote animal welfare. Laura Frendon reports.

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