• Australia news LIVE: Albanese warns of cuts to federal budget; Ukraine given candidate status by European Union; ABS under fire over ‘non-binary' census question

    9 days ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said the Labor government's first budget would “really put the brakes on” federal spending. LGBTQI advocates fear the 2021 census results will dramatically underestimate gender diversity in Australia because of a poorly worded question.
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  • EU grants Ukraine candidate status in ‘historic moment'

    9 days ago - By Sydney Morning Herald

    Leaders of all 27 nations mustered the required unanimous approval to take the first crucial step that will pull Ukraine closer to the West and away from Russia.
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