Matt Young,

Matt Young

Sydney, NSW, Australia

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  • Cairns Post
  • The Advertiser
  • The Daily Telegraph
  • The Courier-Mail
  • The NT News
  • New York Post
  • PerthNow
  • Herald Sun

Past articles by Matt:

Julie Bishop reveals secret conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin

Australia’s former foreign minister Julie Bishop has recalled the confronting conversation she had with Russian president Vladimir Putin just months after Russia shot down Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine. → Read More

NSW floods: Full list of school closures

A large number of schools have been closed as wild weather continues to hit NSW, with flooding causing thousands to evacuate. → Read More

NSW floods: Latest evacuation warnings as wild weather continues

Thousands of residents in NSW are being forced to leave their homes with a large number of suburbs told to evacuate as dangerous flooding impacts a large area of the state. → Read More

Queensland flood death toll rises to 13 after man’s body pulled from car

The body of a 31-year-old father has been recovered and identified in southeast Queensland as the death toll from the state’s devastating floods rise to 13. → Read More

Death toll climbs in NSW floods as tributes flow for victims

A radio presenter has been named among the four victims in NSW’s flood disaster as authorities warn the state could see more fatalities. → Read More

Donald Trump hails ‘genius’ Putin as Russian President appears in TV message

After remaining silent on the crisis, former US president Donald Trump has hailed Russian President Vladimir Putin a “genius” and bragged that a Russian invasion of Ukraine would never have happened under his watch. → Read More

Map shows how close China got

A defence expert has warned China’s firing of a laser in Australian waters was the sign of a first deliberate military act as tensions between the two countries heat up. → Read More

New curriculum on consent education coming to schools for Australian students next year

A landmark decision will see children from age five and up in all Australian schools learn a new curriculum from next year. → Read More

Russia ‘locked and loaded’ for invasion

Britain’s high ranking Defence Secretary has warned Russia is “locked and loaded” and “ready” to invade with 150,000 troops as soon as Vladimir Putin gives the word. → Read More

ScoMo involved in China Russia drama

One of China’s top foreign officials has lashed Scott Morrison in a war of words after the Prime Minister ramped up criticism of Beijing’s involvement with Russia along the Ukraine border. → Read More

‘Under persecution’: PM’s religious warning

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has compared his religious discrimination bill disaster to the biblical story of Solomon while warning the Church is “under persecution” after attending Sunday Mass at a Lebanese Maronite Catholic Church. → Read More

Christians across Australia furious over religious bill drama

A number of Christian groups across the country have reacted with fury over the drama surrounding the government’s barely breathing religious bill, claiming they are also facing discrimination. → Read More

Therapeutic Goods Administration approves AstraZeneca for booster shots but comes with caveats

The AstraZeneca vaccine has been provisionally approved as a booster shot against Covid-19 but it has come with some recommendations. → Read More

Victoria Police ‘assessing’ images of Victorian MPs without masks during former AFL coach appearance

Victoria Police say they are “assessing” pictures of a number of Victorian Liberal MPs inside parliament without masks during an motivational appearance with a former AFL coach. → Read More

Australian tourism industry reacts to international border reopening

Contiki is among those in the Australian tourism industry who has welcomed the news the country will reopen its international border. → Read More

Teen rushed to hospital after being attacked by shark in Esperance, Western Australia

An 18-year-old has been flown to hospital after she was attacked by a shark in Western Australia. → Read More

‘Mass disability event’ warning as huge numbers diagnosed with long Covid

A Pulitzer Prize winner has warned a “mass disability event” is already under way, as numbers of those suffering long-term symptoms after having Covid continue to grow. → Read More

‘First time I go public’: Novak Djokovic to give deportation tell-all

Tennis superstar Novak Djokovic has promised to reveal his side of the story of the Australian Open drama after his first press appearance weeks after his deportation. → Read More

PM Scott Morrison announces huge ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ unemployment goal

Experts say Prime Minister Scott Morrison is close to his goal after making a bold call in an attempt to win back voters as he faces plummeting popularity and pressure from the pandemic. → Read More

Northern Territory food shortages” McDonald’s restaurant runs out of fries

A McDonald’s restaurant has become one of the latest victims of Australia’s disastrous weather, with major flooding seeing supermarket shelves bare and fries disappearing from the menu. → Read More