Breaking News Labor seeks PM action on meningococcal 2018-07-17T04:13:59.180000000+00:00 Labor has asked the federal government to consider improving access to the meningococcal B vaccine. Abba star reveals group’s two new songs 2018-07-17T04:13:59.162000000+00:00 Abba star Bjorn Ulvaeus says two new songs - one a danceable pop tune and the other 'Nordic sad but happy at the same time' - from the Swedish foursome are on the way. ‘I intend to lead Labor’: Shorten 2018-07-17T04:13:59.154000000+00:00 Bill Shorten says he intends to lead Labor no matter what may be the results of five by-elections. Funeral insurer denies misconduct claims 2018-07-17T03:40:58.490000000+00:00 A company has denied it plays on the significance of funerals in Aboriginal culture to sell insurance policies for children, as it rejected a call for it to face possible criminal charges. US judge suspends migrant deportations 2018-07-17T03:40:58.486000000+00:00 A federal judge has temporarily barred the US government from the rapid deportation of immigrant parents reunited with their children, while a court considers the impact on children's rights to seek asylum. Thousands opt out of e-health record 2018-07-17T03:18:58.588000000+00:00 About 20,000 opted out of Australia's electronic health record system on the first day of a three month opt-out window despite website glitches. Cloud-brightening stations could save reef 2018-07-17T03:18:58.585000000+00:00 Aussie researchers have hatched a bright idea to turn clouds into giant sun shades to protect the Great Barrier Reef from climate change. Japan, EU to sign widespread trade deal 2018-07-17T03:18:58.582000000+00:00 The European Union and Japan are signing a widespread trade deal that will eliminate nearly all tariffs, seemingly defying the worries about trade tensions set off by US President Donald Trump's policies. China bridge threatens HK’s pink dolphins 2018-07-17T03:18:58.573000000+00:00 Hong Kong's rare pale pink dolphins are battling for survival as building work on a 31 kilometre bridge linking the financial hub to China disrupts the communication and feeding activities of the highly sociable animals, marine experts say. New ACTU president vows to boost diversity 2018-07-17T02:45:56.679000000+00:00 New ACTU president Michele O'Neil has declared a lack of diversity at top union levels must be addressed for the workers' movement to survive.