ASX: The local share market is expected to rise this morning after over the weekend.
Jobs galore: Australia's job market has proved more resilient to interest rate hikes and weakening economic conditions than any of the G7 countries.
outstripped the United States, France, Italy, Germany, Canada, Japan and the United Kingdom between May and November 2022.
Data drop: Speaking of the jobs market, Australia likely ended 2022 with another , according to financial market economists.
The December labour force report - due on Thursday this week - will follow several months of ultra-low unemployment rates reported by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
Class action: Australian law firms have joined forces to after its customers’ personal details were stolen in a data hack.
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, Bannister Law Class Actions and Centennial Lawyers have united to run the data-breach complaint against Medibank, which they said could secure compensation for as many as 9.7 million affected customers.
China travel: People in China are resuming despite worries about COVID-19 infections after Beijing dropped pandemic lockdowns.
Air passenger volumes in China have recovered to 63 per cent of 2019 levels since the annual travel season began.
Road works: Western Sydney motorists will be the winners of a new . The funds will go towards upgrades, safety improvements and a new bypass.
Part of the new builds are to improve evacuation routes in the wake of the past two years of flooding, which have left residents stranded at times or struggling to flee rising water.
Cash splash: A federal government cash injection for a new Queensland hydrogen hub will help carbon-intensive industries "thrive", Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said.
Albanese unveiled the - which the government expected would be matched by the private sector - for the Townsville Region Hydrogen Hub program.
Vapers: Public health experts have called for updated advertising laws to to young people on social media.
Experts weighed in on possible solutions to the youth vaping crisis ahead of a public consultation deadline on nicotine e-cigarette reforms.
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Guerrillas in the temporarily occupied Melitopol, Zaporizhzhya Oblast, carried out a successful attack against Russian invasion forces around lunchtime on Dec. 1, the press service of Ukraine’s Defense Intelligence or HUR has said.
China's President Xi Jinping has said the country's coast guard must enforce maritime law and crack down on "criminal activities" to defend China's territorial sovereignty, state media reported on Friday. Xi made the comments as he inspected the China Coast Guard's command office for the East China Sea area and the performance of the coast guard's ships by video, Xinhua news agency reported.
A video circulating online, captured by a reconnaissance drone, allegedly shows Russian troops shooting two unarmed Ukrainian military personnel who were attempting to surrender near Stepove on the Avdiivka front.
Derek Chauvin - the ex-police officer jailed over the murder of George Floyd - was stabbed 22 times with an "improvised knife" in prison, it has emerged. Fellow inmate John Turscak has been charged with attempted murder following the attack on 24 November, which was Black Friday. The 52-year-old, a former member of the Mexican Mafia, told FBI agents he attacked Chauvin on that date as a symbolic connection to the Black Lives Matter movement.