Ex-prime minister Tony Abbott’s weird climate change rant

Ex-Australian prime minister Tony Abbott has raised ears after airing staunch claims that man-made global warming was “ahistorical and utterly implausible”, labelling climate activists and scientists as “cult”-like. During a speech at the UK launch of an Institute of Public Affairs report into energy policies in Australia, Mr Abbott took his most direct hits at … Read more

Jayden Pham: Mulgrave schoolboy, 7, has brain surgery after alleged fight at St John Vianney‘s

A seven-year-old boy required brain surgery after allegedly being punched in the head by another student in the playground at a school in Melbourne’s southeast last month. Jayden Pham, a Year 1 student at St John Vianney’s Primary School in Mulgrave, was placed in an induced coma following the alleged October 17 attack, which left … Read more

Ticket scam: NAB launches new tech to protect customers against ticket scammers, Taylor Swift, Paul McCartney

Ticket and Facebook Marketplace scams have cost Aussies a whopping $36m over 2023 by exploiting a “fear-of-missing-out” phenomena, a security expert has revealed. The staggering figure comes in light of major music acts like Paul McCartney beginning his Got Back Tour in mid-October, while Taylor Swift prepares for her highly anticipated Eras Tour in February … Read more

Kmart ordered to pay $1.3m fine by ACMA

Kmart has paid a massive fine after it was found to have breached Australian spam laws in marketing emails to customers. The discount retailer was ordered to pay a $1.3m for sending 212,471 messages in under a year to customers who had unsubscribed from email notifications. Consumer complaints led the Australian Communications and Media Authority … Read more