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Palmer, McGowan ordered to pay damages

A judge has found West Australian Premier Mark McGowan and billionaire Clive Palmer defamed each other, describing their trial as a waste of the Federal Court's resources.

Reserve Bank cash rate rise to 'sting'

It's not a shock, but it will sting.That's the verdict from Treasurer Jim Chalmers on the Reserve Bank board's decision to hike the cash rate by 50 basis points to 1.85 per cent - its...

Strike on Zawahiri delivers justice: Biden

The US has killed al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in a "precision" strike in the centre of the Afghanistan capital Kabul, President Joe Biden says, the biggest blow to the militant group since its founder Osama...

Government pushes gas trigger out to 2030

The federal government will extend the life of the so-called gas trigger until January 2030 as it seeks to shore up supply for the domestic market following the release of a "damning" report.