ASX: The local share market is expected to lift this morning despite overnight.
Costly Christmas: Around a quarter of Aussies are expected to as cost-of-living pressures weigh on household budgets.
Finder data found 13 per cent of Aussies would reach for the credit card to pay for gifts and other holiday spending, with a further 9 per cent planning to use buy now, pay later.
In danger: The United Nations said the Great Barrier Reef should be listed as a after Australia failed to address key threats.
The UN's reactive monitoring mission report was finally released, eight months after a tour of the reef in March, when the Morrison government was still in power.
Caddick inquest: The will draw to a close today after further evidence from two NSW police officers.
Two days after ASIC and the Australian Federal Police raided her Dover Heights home, the 49-year-old was reported missing by her husband, Anthony Koletti.
Crypto winter: Cryptocurrencies may be known for being volatile but this year's rollercoaster hasn't deterred some true believers.
Some Australians are and are investing more than ever before, according to the 2022 Independent Reserve Cryptocurrency Index.
Anti-corruption: Prison time could be on the cards for Aussie pollies, as the final form of the .
The Albanese Government’s signature integrity watchdog’s new additions include offences for vexatious referrals - a referral made with the intention to harm another person - and for a referral to be publicly disclosed without permission. Both would carry a one-year jail term.
Refugees: Protesters have called on the Albanese Government to .
More than 1,000 people are set to hold a rally outside Parliament House today, urging changes to visas for refugees and asylum seekers.
“We are again being threatened by German Leopard tanks,” Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Thursday on a visit to Volgograd, where he commemorated the 80th anniversary of the Red Army’s World War II victory over Nazi forces in Stalingrad.