ASX: The local share market is expected to rise this morning despite overnight.
Pay packet: The low jobless rate is expected to have in the September quarter as employee bargaining power took hold.
The wage price index will be released today, with economists expecting a 0.9 per cent rise over the three months to September, after wages grew 0.7 per cent in the June quarter.
But, while the uptick is positive news, it’s still lagging behind the rising cost of living, with the most recent inflation read showing prices climbed more than 7 per cent.
G20 summit: Australia and China have taken the first step towards with a "constructive" meeting between the nations’ leaders.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese met Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali on Tuesday. It marked the end of a six-year diplomatic freeze and the start of better relations.
AGL overhaul: Aussie billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes has won shareholder approval to , settling his long-running tussle to influence the future direction of Australia's biggest power producer.
Cannon-Brookes took an 11.3 per cent stake in AGL this year, making him its largest shareholder, in a bid to fast-track phasing out coal and transitioning to renewables.
Electric feel: Four in every five Aussies have concerns about , a study by the Consumer Policy Research Centre has found.
The biggest concerns for Aussies making the switch were price, range and charging issues.
Funding slash: Aussie nurses have warned patient well-being is on the line after the Government said it was considering at the end of the year.
In June, the Prime Minister signed off on $760 million in funding to help states and territories deal with the virus, but that support is set to expire on December 31.
Billion-dollar giveaway: Amazon founder and multi-billionaire Jeff Bezos said he would in his lifetime.
Bezos told CNN he would donate the majority of his vast personal fortune to fight climate change.
Product recall: A number of after a series of poisonings around the country.
Aussies are being urged to check their pantries for seeds linked to the incidents, after at least 12 people in NSW developed unusual and severe symptoms.
Unrest has emerged among Russian invaders due to the almost complete absence of rotation of soldiers drafted under general mobilization, Ukraine’s HUR Intelligence Main Directorate said on Dec. 8, releasing an audio interception as evidence.
A two-year-old boy who was snatched in a street in Australia has been found around 180 miles away - with two people arrested. An urgent search was launched for Jax Wilson after New South Wales Police said he was taken from a family member in Coffs Harbour just after 2pm on Friday local time.
The Russian missile ship the Askold, which was destroyed on Nov. 4 after a Ukrainian missile struck the shipyard in Kerch, on the east coast of the occupied Crimean peninsula, will not be repaired, a Telegram news channel has claimed.
Ukrainian flags, last year a common sight on the East Coast of the United States, are now noticeably absent. Whereas exactly a year ago Volodymyr Zelensky was received like a visiting hero by both houses of Congress, now the White House is failing to get critical funding through Capitol Hill so Ukraine can keep fighting. President Joe Biden, blasting the Republicans behind this, called this “the greatest gift” that Vladimir Putin could hope for.
The Japanese man who made headlines throughout the year for chronicling his journey as a “dog” has apparently flunked an agility course. What happened: The man, known to his followers as Toco, posted a series of photos on Instagram this week showing what appeared to be moments of failure in a Crufts-style agility course. About Toco: Toco rose to fame in 2022 after commissioning Zeppet, a Japanese model and sculpture company, to create a hyperrealistic rough collie costume for 2 million yen (around $16,000 at the time).
A teenager who fatally shot four classmates two years ago at his high school has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. Ethan Crumbley was just 15-years-old when he opened fire on 30 November 2021, with a semi-automatic handgun his father had bought him as a Christmas gift days earlier. Along with the four classmates he killed, Crumbley wounded six other students and a teacher at the school in Oxford Township, about 40 miles north of Detroit.