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Australian state prepares for drought after driest June

Australian state prepares for drought after driest June

According to a new threshold introduced by Premier Daniel Andrews, Victoria begins preparations for drought when dams sink to 60 per cent full, compared to the previous threshold of 54.1 per cent.

IVF children just as healthy as their peers – Physically, mentally and emotionally

IVF children just as healthy as their peers – Physically, mentally and emotionally

The study, which is a world-first and compiled by the Murdoch Children's Research Institute (MCRI), found that IVF children were healthy physically, mentally and emotionally by the time they reached school age.

 

Australian man dies after catching Japanese encephalitis in Thailand – How to recognise JE symptoms

Australian man dies after catching Japanese encephalitis in Thailand – How to recognise JE symptoms

The 60-year-old Victoria state resident contracted Japanese encephalitis (JE) while on a 10-day holiday in Phuket in May, reports Xinhua news agency.

Australian police arrest man for allegedly supplying gun in deadly Melbourne attack

Victoria state police said in a statement on their website that the man had been charged with four offences and would appear in court on June 14.
 

Twenty hurt after man sets fire to Australia bank

More than 20 people were hurt today, some seriously, after a man apparently set fire to a branch of the Commonwealth Bank in Australia, police said.

Australia's oldest surviving Test player Len Maddocks dies

Australia's oldest surviving Test player Len Maddocks dies

He played 112 first-class matches, representing Victoria and Tasmania.

Recently-developed 4D technology may aid treatment for lung ailment, reveals research

A team of Australian researchers have come up with a four-dimensional lung scanning technology that can transform treatment for respiratory problems.

Man arrested in Australian counter-terror raids

Australian police arrested a 31-year-old man on Saturday in counter-terror raids in southern Victoria state, saying they believed they had interrupted something "quite serious".

Vatican cardinal denies attempts to cover up child sex abuse

 A high-ranking Vatican official said on Wednesday he should have done more to stop the sexual abuse of children in the Catholic Church, acknowledging that he was told of at least one priest "misbehaving" with boys at an Australian school.

Bushrangers drop Glenn Maxwell for missing recovery session

Bushrangers drop Glenn Maxwell for missing recovery session

The Bushrangers have dropped a bombshell by handing Glenn Maxwell one-match team suspension.

Matthew Wade, Aaron Finch fined for breaching CA's code of behaviour

Matthew Wade, Aaron Finch fined for breaching CA's code of behaviour

Victorian skipper Matthew Wade and opening batsman Aaron Finch have been fined for breaching Cricket Australia’s Code of Behaviour.

Glenn Maxwell can be the best in the world: Aaron Finch

Glenn Maxwell can be the best in the world: Aaron Finch

As Glenn Maxwell looks to stake his claim for the Test team via this summer's Matador One-Day Cup, his Victoria and Australia colleague Aaron Finch believes that the all-rounder has the potential to be the best player in the world.