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A seemingly innocent tracking app on *Rose’s phone was the secret weapon her abuser used to keep her in a constant state of fear. Key points: Rose was constantly monitored by her ex-partner but now has a watch that can contact a monitoring company in case of an emergency Abuse facilitated by technology is mostly perpetrated by men …

Iran’s Navy once again harassed US ships operating in the Persian Gulf, this time coming within 60m of the ships on Monday night, prompting one of the American ships to fire warning shots, according to Commander Rebecca Rebarich, a spokeswoman for the US Navy. Three fast inshore attack craft from the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps …

Western Australia will need a high rate of testing for ongoing restrictions to lift further this weekend, Premier Mark McGowan has warned. Perth and the Peel region emerged from a snap three-day lockdown at midnight, but some restrictions remain. Mr McGowan said 8433 tests were conducted yesterday, making a total of 37,396 since Friday. However, …

Attributes its 2,752% Revenue Growth to its ability to solve a global banking infrastructure problem – how to deliver innovative consumer services without migrating off legacy platforms. MELBOURNE, Australia, April 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Verrency today announced that it ranked Number 15 on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ Asia Pacific 2020, a ranking of the …

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg was asked about the axing of the Chinese trade deal in Victoria. He said Australia’s relationship with China remains “important”, but Australia will protect it’s own national interests. “The Morrison government will always defend and promote Australia’s national interest and that’s why we have acted today,” he said. “We make no excuses for strongly protecting the national …

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison arrives at Haneda airport in Tokyo, Japan, November 17, 2020. REUTERS/Issei Kato Australia will spend A$565.8 million ($436.5 million) to co-fund research and pilot projects in green technologies, Prime Minister Scott Morrison will say on Thursday, to illustrate Canberra’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions. One of the world’s largest carbon …

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Elation marked the opening Monday of a long-anticipated travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand. The start of quarantine-free travel was a relief for families who have been separated by the coronavirus pandemic as well as to struggling tourist operators. It marked the first, tentative steps toward what both countries …

Bushfires in Australia in January 2020 destroyed lives, homes and wildlife. A study by the World Weather Attribution consortium said that global warming boosted the risk of the hot, dry weather likely to cause fires by 30%. Teenage climate activists Airly, Ava and Will want more to be done to tackle climate change in Australia, …

Prince Philip’s Funeral: Harry and William come together | 9 News Australia  9 News Australia Kate Middleton pays stylish tribute to Queen Elizabeth, Princess Diana at Prince Philip’s funeral  Yahoo Lifestyle This is why the Queen sat on her own during Philip’s funeral  CNN Prince Philip’s funeral Saturday honors a man who played a supporting role with grace  NBC …

Coronavirus fragments have been found in wastewater in a Melbourne suburb, prompting a warning to residents. Victoria Health tweeted that the fragments had been discovered in Ringwood. Anybody who has lived in or visited the suburbs of Bayswater, Bayswater North, Boronia, Croydon, Croydon North, Croydon South, Heathmont, Kilsyth, Kilsyth South, Montrose, Ringwood, Ringwood East, Sassafras, …