An Israeli rescuer walks in front of a damaged shop in Tel Aviv, after it was hit by a rocket fired by Palestinian militants from the Gaza Strip on October 7, 2023. Palestinian militant group Hamas launched a surprise large-scale attack against Israel on October 7, firing thousands of rockets from Gaza and sending fighters to kill or abduct people as Israel retaliated with devastating air strikes. (Photo by JACK GUEZ / AFP)

What is the Israel and Palestine conflict?

Sudden, shocking events in faraway places can be pretty confusing and scary – but it helps to know what is going on, how it started and what the UN and world leaders are doing to respond

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Rare ‘super blue moon’ is rising

A super blue moon will light up Australian skies for the first time in 14 years – but despite its name, the rare astrological event won’t make the moon turn blue

Fake money handed around in the NT. Picture: NTPFES

How to tell if your money is fake

Police are warning Aussies to check if they have fake money in their wallets after counterfeit banknotes were discovered in circulation. Here’s how to know if your cash is real

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 17: (L-R) Steph Catley, Sam Kerr and Caitlin Foord of Australia pose for a portrait during the official FIFA Women's World Cup Australia & New Zealand 2023 portrait session on July 17, 2023 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Chris Hyde - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

FIFA Women’s World Cup guide

Aussie team, the Matildas, are set to kick off their 2023 World Cup campaign and experts say they have a good chance of making the finals. Find out what makes them a strong team this year

(FILES) This file photo taken on January 20, 2023 shows storage tanks for contaminated water at the Tokyo Electric Power Company's (TEPCO) Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, in Okuma of Fukushima prefecture. - Twelve years after a nuclear catastrophe triggered by a massive earthquake and tsunami, workers at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in northeast Japan are preparing to release treated wastewater into the sea. (Photo by Philip FONG / AFP)

Nuclear wastewater plan explained

The United Nations’ nuclear watchdog has approved a plan to pump diluted radioactive wastewater from the Fukushima plant into the ocean, sparking international concern from scientists