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Industry warning over possible wage rise

Industry groups and unions continue to be at odds on how much the minimum wage should increase, following a federal government's submission to the Fair Work Commission.

SA urged to build on budget promises

South Australia's peak welfare group has called for continued investment in an inclusive future for all after the state government delivered a budget big on health, education and infrastructure spending.

Four killed in US hospital shooting

A gunman carrying a rifle and a handgun has killed four people at a medical building on a hospital campus in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the latest in a series of deadly mass shootings across the US...

Qld govt denies electricity price gouging

Queensland's energy minister has denied publicly owned electricity generators are overbidding in the wholesale power market and driving up prices for consumers.

Thousands salute Queen on Platinum Jubilee

Tens of thousands of royal supporters have lined the streets of London to celebrate Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee and kick off four days of pomp, parties and parades to mark her record-breaking 70 years on...

Queen holds 'most currencies' world record

While many people are familiar with the Queen's record as the longest-reigning living monarch, she also holds a raft of other records, including appearing on the most number of currencies.

Qld set for 30-50pct power bill rises

Queensland electricity bills could surge 30-50 per cent and dozens of small energy retailers could go under within months unless the state government intervenes in the market, an analyst says.