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Wed, 21 Apr 2021 05:39:46 +0000
COVID cases surge in NT quarantine facility after repatriation flights from India
As India's latest COVID-19 wave breaks infection records, Howard Springs records 18 positive cases among returned Australian travellers from India since the weekend.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 01:59:51 +0000
Why Derek Chauvin was found guilty of both murder and manslaughter over George Floyd's death
Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of two counts of murder and one count of manslaughter. But how can someone be found guilty of both for the same killing? 

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 07:38:35 +0000
NSW Health investigating possible COVID-19 transmission inside Sydney quarantine hotel
Health officials investigate whether COVID-19 has spread inside a second Sydney quarantine hotel after three returned travellers from two families test positive for the same viral sequence of coronavirus.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 03:10:23 +0000
Sydney man accused of attacking 19 women and girls over seven years
A Sydney man who police say attacked 19 women and girls across parts of New South Wales over seven years, faces almost 50 charges after 14 new alleged victims come forward.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 02:27:31 +0000
Two sheep farmers whose land was compulsorily acquired ordered to pay government court costs
Sisters MairiAnne and Iona Mackenzie's four-and-a-half year battle against a new highway route between Beaufort and Ararat has come to an end.  

Brisbane Times Headlines

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 19:00:00 +1000
The Queen may be alone on her birthday - but she’ll never be lonely again
Despite her grief on her 95th birthday, Her Majesty will be sustained by faith, family, friends, and the admiration of her public.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 18:54:09 +1000
Protests break out in Ohio after police shoot black teenage girl
The incident took place as a Minneapolis jury handed down a guilty verdict against former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd last year.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 18:48:38 +1000
Five-hour ambulance delays outside hospitals a ‘public health disaster’
Ambulance response times have dipped to their worst level since 2016-17 and health professionals say Victoria’s system is at breaking point.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 18:42:14 +1000
Slain cop’s boss grilled over bullying, threats, ‘toxic’ office claims
The allegations were levelled against Darling Downs tactical crime squad officer-in-charge Senior Sergeant Scott Stahlhut.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 18:31:37 +1000
Alleged serial predator Anthony Glumac targeted 19 women and girls across Sydney
A labourer arrested last year on sexual violence charges will face court again today after detectives laid an additional 32 charges.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 15:30:00 +1000
#1 TOP IA STORY OF 2020: America could be heading towards a second civil war
In the lead up to the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election, mass violence after the polls closed looked likely, as this September article by Dr Hirst, read by about 70,000 people, showed. Thankfully, this hasn't eventuated — yet.  read now...

Sun, 03 Jan 2021 14:00:00 +1000
#2 TOP IA STORY OF 2020: Telstra is going on to take the NBN monopoly
Our brilliant tech columnist, Paul Budde, had three articles in IA's top ten, two of which were about Australia's far less impressive national broadband network — this August article being read by nearly 50,000 people. read now...

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 12:00:00 +1000
Albanese refuses to back ALP decision on Toondah Harbour development
Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese has refused to commit to opposing the construction of a town in internationally protected waters in Moreton Bay, Queensland. read now...

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 16:30:00 +1000
ABUL RIZVI: Visa processing paralysis
Numbers of temporary visa applications, both educational and vocational, are rapidly declining as Home Affairs still deals with a Bridging visa backlog. read now...

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 08:00:00 +1000
PAUL BUDDE: Australians to pay for failed national energy policy
Just like the disastrous NBN debacle, the cost of the Coalition Government's failed energy policies will be borne by renewable energy users. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 23:10:12 +1200
Prince Philip, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, dies aged 99
PRINCE PHILIP DEATH* 'Deep sorrow': Queen mourns the death of her beloved husband of seven decades* Prince Harry and Megan pay tribute, Harry prepares to return to UK for funeral - report* 'Profoundly sad time': NZ PM Jacinda Ardern...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 18:48:38 +1000
Five-hour ambulance delays outside hospitals a ‘public health disaster’
Ambulance response times have dipped to their worst level since 2016-17 and health professionals say Victoria’s system is at breaking point.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 18:42:14 +1000
Slain cop’s boss grilled over bullying, threats, ‘toxic’ office claims
The allegations were levelled against Darling Downs tactical crime squad officer-in-charge Senior Sergeant Scott Stahlhut.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 18:31:37 +1000
Alleged serial predator Anthony Glumac targeted 19 women and girls across Sydney
A labourer arrested last year on sexual violence charges will face court again today after detectives laid an additional 32 charges.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 18:24:35 +1000
How are mRNA vaccines made and how do they work?
It would take less than two kilograms of mRNA to vaccinate all of Australia and to make that just 20 grams of DNA is required.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 18:15:07 +1000
Farmer subjected six young women to unwanted massages and sexual assaults, court told
Gregory Richard Douglas is on trial accused of sexual and indecent assaults against six young women, including five backpackers, who did volunteer work on his Peelwood farm between 2014 and 2019.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 18:54:09 +1000
Protests break out in Ohio after police shoot black teenage girl
The incident took place as a Minneapolis jury handed down a guilty verdict against former police officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd last year.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 18:02:24 +1000
Iran rattled as Israel repeatedly strikes key targets
The steady drumbeat of attacks, which intelligence officials said were carried out by Israel, highlighted the seeming ease with which Israeli intelligence was able to reach deep inside Iran’s borders.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 17:34:47 +1000
‘The uncomfortable chair’: Australians shocked by insulting British trade tactics
Britain’s Trade Secretary has labelled her Australian counterpart Dan Tehan “inexperienced” and planned to make him sit in an uncomfortable chair for hours of trade talks.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 16:58:33 +1000
TikTok faces privacy lawsuit on behalf of millions of children
Children who used the app since May 2018, regardless of their privacy settings, may have had their personal information collected for the benefit of others.

Wed, 21 Apr 2021 16:16:58 +1000
Is Dubai Princess Latifa still alive? The UN wants proof
The 13 experts, including members of a panel that deals with enforced disappearances, are calling for Latifa’s immediate release.

The Age

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Shorten veers left on treaty, boats
Bill Shorten has sparked a political storm over sudden policy moves that appeal to the Labor Left.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Course set for vote failure
Progressive politics is close to killing off the worthy idea of constitutional recognition of the indigenous peoples.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Labor props up budget with raids
Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has ordered sweeping raids to prop up the cash-strapped state’s ailing budget.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Fears over Brexit wipe $30bn
Shares fell yesterday, wiping more than $30 billion in value, as investors braced for a British vote to leave the EU.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:15:00 GMT
‘Dole destiny’ for STEM grads
Efforts to increase the number of people studying science and maths are wrongheaded, says Productivity Commission.

The Australian

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Shorten veers left on treaty, boats
Bill Shorten has sparked a political storm over sudden policy moves that appeal to the Labor Left.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Course set for vote failure
Progressive politics is close to killing off the worthy idea of constitutional recognition of the indigenous peoples.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Labor props up budget with raids
Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has ordered sweeping raids to prop up the cash-strapped state’s ailing budget.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Fears over Brexit wipe $30bn
Shares fell yesterday, wiping more than $30 billion in value, as investors braced for a British vote to leave the EU.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:15:00 GMT
‘Dole destiny’ for STEM grads
Efforts to increase the number of people studying science and maths are wrongheaded, says Productivity Commission.

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