Australia news live: critics of government’s Medicare review call for concrete action now

Key events Court ruling paves way for shakeup of decentralised finance Self-proclaimed bitcoin creator Craig Wright’s lawsuit against bitcoin network developers to try to recover billions of dollars can continue … Read More

Blinken cancels Beijing trip, as U.S. rejects China’s ‘spy balloon’ denials | CBC News

A huge, high-altitude Chinese balloon sailed across the U.S. on Friday, drawing severe Pentagon accusations of spying despite China’s firm denials. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken abruptly cancelled a … Read More

Australia news live: Medicare reform up for debate at national cabinet; key witness due at robodebt inquiry

Key events Show key events only Please turn on JavaScript to use this feature All public transport should be free and allow pets, NSW Greens say All forms of public … Read More

Bird flu keeps spreading beyond birds. Scientists worry it signals a growing threat to humans, too | CBC News

As a deadly form of avian influenza continues ravaging bird populations around much of the world, scientists are tracking infections among other animals — including various types of mammals more closely … Read More