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Military · Canberra

Australia commits to Pacific islands defence training as China seeks rival meeting

60% Center coverage: 10 sources
Australia is to set up a defense school to train Pacific island militaries. Comes amid competition for security ties in the region and as China lays plans for a rival meeting to next month's Pacific Islands Forum. Australia is to double its funding for aerial surveillance of the Pacific islands. Pacific sea level rises are forecast to be four times the global average.See the Story
Oceania · Canberra

Health Minister launches review of former government's COVID-19 vaccine deals, existing supplies

67% Right coverage: 6 sources
Minister for Health Mark Butler has launched a review into the country's vaccine supply. The review will investigate the COVID-19 vaccine contracts signed by the former government. It will also investigate whether the number of vaccines and oral treatments procured in the contracts will be sufficient or too many for the rest of 2022 and into 2023. Jane Halton, former secretary for the department of finance, will lead the review.See the Story
Crime · Canberra

Domenic Perre found guilty of 1994 National Crime Authority bombing

60% Right coverage: 5 sources
South Australian drug trafficker Domenic Perre has been found guilty of the 1994 National Crime Authority bombing in Adelaide. The daylight blast in Adelaide's CBD claimed the life of Detective Sergeant Geoffrey Bowen and seriously injured lawyer Peter Wallis. Justice Kevin Nicholson found Perre guilty of murder and attempted murder. The 65-year-old was already in custody on other charges.See the Story
Denuclearization · Canberra

Australia FM stresses AUKUS will not create nuclear weapons

38% Left coverage: 8 sources
Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong stressed Tuesday that her country's security pact with the U.K. and U.S. will not create nuclear weapons. Wong said she hoped concerns that it may spark a regional arms race would dissipate over time. Some countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, including Malaysia, fear the pact could escalate tensions in hot spots.See the Story
Canberra · Canberra

Canberra dad's crazy prediction before $60 million Powerball win

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
A Canberra dad is $60 million richer after claiming the entire Powerball division one jackpot. The winning numbers in Powerball draw 1363 on Thursday were 22, 6, 1, 16, 17, 29 and 11, and the Powerball was 2.Divisions two to nine paid out about $32 million combined.See the Story
Canberra · Canberra

Bungendore High School will open in demountables as design changes revealed

Bungendore High School will open in demountable buildings in 2023. The NSW government revealed a new design for the controversial project. The school will be built on the site of a former primary school in the NSW town of Bungendore. It will be the first high school of its kind in NSW.See the Story
Canberra · Canberra

Canberra artwork sheds light on internet haves and have nots

Disconnected, by Luke Millanta, is a digital installation that tracks internet connectivity rates. It illuminates the fact that 37 per cent of the world's population has never used the internet, cutting them off from key medical information, education, and social connectivity. The artwork was on display in Melbourne's Federation Square before travelling to Canberra.See the Story
Canberra · Canberra

Petrol prices pump beyond $2

100% Right coverage: 1 sources
FUEL prices remain high in Canberra with motorists paying well over $2 per litre for unleaded. According to PetrolSpy Australia, prices for regular unleaded fuel today (June 30) in Canberra ranged from 219.9c a litre at the Metro Petroleum in Mitchell, up to 241.9c at the Ampol in Nicholls.For diesel Canberrans can expect to pay up to 239.9c a litre at the bowser.See the Story

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