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Qld mayor sentenced to community service

A Queensland mayor who returned a blood alcohol test of more than three times the legal limit has been ordered to do community service after watching graphic footage of crashes.

Voice question 'simple' enough to pass: PM

Proposed changes to the constitution to establish an Indigenous Voice are simple enough for the public to understand what they're voting for, Anthony Albanese says.

Biden again tests positive for COVID-19

US President Joe Biden has tested positive for COVID-19 again in what the White House doctor described as a "rebound" case seen in a small percentage of patients who take the antiviral drug Paxlovid.

Vietnam vet grapples with flashback trauma

More than three decades after Gary McKay left war in Vietnam behind him, a visit back to the country to help locals find a mass grave triggered a near-debilitating episode of post-traumatic stress.

Stenson in history-making marathon gold

Jessica Stenson has drawn inspiration from her son Billy, the late Kerryn McCann and Australia's proud marathoning tradition to win a history-making gold medal at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games.

Truckers rally in Canberra in reform push

Hundreds of truck drivers, industry leaders and gig workers have descended on the nation's capital to call for safety reforms after dozens of drivers died behind the wheel in the last year.