Centre-left leader is sworn in as Australia's 31st prime minister, a few hours before flying out to attend an international security summit in Tokyo.
Titmus was under world record pace for the entire race, turning at the halfway mark in 1:56.99 before bringing it home to huge cheers from the crowd.
Australia’s incoming prime minister has put climate change at the top of his agenda, as his victory in the country’s federal elections ended a decade of conservative rule.
Australian voters deliver a strong message on the climate crisis, ending almost a decade of conservative government's grip on power.
Around half of Australia’s 17 million electors have voted early or applied for postal votes due to the pandemic, which will likely slow the count.
Recent opinion polls have put the opposition Australian Labor Party led by Anthony Albanese ahead of the Liberal Party of Australia led by incumbent PM Scott Morrison.
Andrew Symonds, who was 46 and played 26 Tests for Australia, was involved in a single vehicle incident in Hervey Range, 50 km from Townsville on Saturday night.
The ship "has been in close proximity to military and intelligence installations on the west coast of Australia", said the country's defence minister.
PM Manasseh Sogavare rejects criticism of the new maritime investment deal with Beijing, saying it's a "normal bilateral development initiative" that is yet to be formalised.
A recent report found that all three major regions of the reef experienced bleaching after waters began to warm last December.
Three-days of clan fights in the town of Paiam and nearby Porgera of Papua New Guinea have killed at least 17 people.
Millions of Australians are expected to cast their votes in person over the next two weeks at over 500 early-voting centres nationwide.
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