Jonathan Majors on Ant-Man's Kang the Conqueror, Bathhouse Meeting with Glen Powell & Juggling – Jimmy Kimmel Live

Jonathan Majors on Ant-Man’s Kang the Conqueror, Bathhouse Meeting with Glen Powell & Juggling  Jimmy Kimmel Live

Russia Says Crimea Attack Drones Used Grain Corridor ‘Safe Zone’

Russia said Sunday it recovered debris from drones that attacked its fleet in Sevastopol, exploiting  the “safe zone” of a grain corridor, and could have been launched from a civilian ship. “The marine drones were moving in the safe zone of the ‘grain corridor’,” Russia’s defense ministry said, adding it had “lifted” some of the … Read more

Open Arms counselling service acknowledges key policy documents are out of date, defence suicide royal commission hears

With 40,000 clients, Open Arms helps some of the country’s most vulnerable people and their loved ones. Key points: The government-run Open Arms counselling service serves 40,000 clients However, the defence suicide royal commission has heard its key policies are out of date Open Arms says major reforms are already underway and client care remains … Read more

Brisbane’s Cairncross naval graving dry dock target of campaign to save city heritage

A group of Brisbane residents is making an 11th hour attempt to save an historic World War II dry dock from development by one of the state’s biggest construction companies.  Key points: The Cairncross naval graving dry dock was built in 1942 Some Brisbane residents want the Morningside site preserved Lendlease has applied to Brisbane City … Read more

Federal government concerned as problems emerge with $4 billion offshore patrol vessel project

Significant problems are emerging on Australia’s $4 billion offshore patrol vessel (OPVs) project as new government analysis reveals numerous other program delays that are placing surging cost pressures on the Defence budget. Key points: “Seaworthiness” concerns have emerged on the first completed Arafura-class offshore patrol vessel (OPV) The government is yet to comment publicly on … Read more

National Servicemen Association of Australia to close its doors in 2026 as Nashos grow older

The country’s second-largest ex-service organisation is coming to an end. The National Servicemen’s Association of Australia will be closing its doors in 2026, with leaders saying there are too few of the 287,000 veterans who once served, and commonly known as Nashos, left alive to carry on the group. At 70 years old, Hervey Bay veteran Brian … Read more

Peter Dutton says the Coalition achieved ‘record’ defence spending after it fell to the lowest level since 1938 under the previous Labor government. Is that correct?

The claim At a press conference during a visit to a Queensland defence industry business, Opposition Leader Peter Dutton sought to burnish his party’s credentials on defence spending. “When we were in government, we had a record spending on defence,” he said. “Under Labor it had been down to the lowest level since 1938 and we … Read more

Fugitive ‘Fat Leonard’ in Navy bribery scam seeks asylum

The fugitive nicknamed “Fat Leonard” who masterminded a massive, multimillion-dollar Navy bribery scam is seeking asylum in Venezuela, where he was captured a week ago after spending 16 days on the lam. Leonard Glenn Francis slipped away from federal authorities on Sept. 4 by cutting off his GPS monitor as he awaited sentencing under house … Read more

Navy team detonates suspected World War II bomb discovered in Darwin Harbour

A team of navy divers has detonated a suspected World War II “dummy bomb” that’s believed to have been sitting on Darwin Harbour’s seabed for up to 80 years. Key points: The suspected ordnance was discovered last week by commercial divers The “dummy bomb” was successfully destroyed by plastic explosives “Significant tidal streams” caused challenges locating the device … Read more

Navy dive team suspends search for suspected WWII bomb in Darwin Harbour

A complex operation to remove a suspected World War II bomb in Darwin Harbour has been suspended after an elite navy dive team failed to locate it over the weekend.  Key points: The possible weapon was found by commercial divers on Monday, during a site survey A specialised navy dive team was tasked with relocating it and rendering it safe  … Read more