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Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:55:31 +1000
'Last line of defence': Healthcare workers among hundreds of new Victorian coronavirus cases
Chief Health Officer Brett Sutton says "it's a concern" to see healthcare professionals among the hundreds of new coronavirus infections across Victoria.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 12:03:30 +1000
Nine coronavirus cases linked to Sydney pub as Premier warns NSW 'at a crossroads'
NSW Health confirms nine coronavirus cases are linked to the Crossroads Hotel in south-west Sydney, with an 18-year-old staff member one of those to have tested positive.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 08:16:56 +1000
Live: NSW Crossroads Hotel patrons 'required' to self-isolate 'regardless of symptoms'
Deputy Chief Medical Officer Nick Coatsworth says anyone who was at a pub at the centre of an outbreak in NSW between July 3-10 will need to isolate for 14 days from the date of their visit. Follow live. ...

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 16:01:21 +1000
Many Victorian kids are about to return to remote learning. Parents, here's your survival guide
The Victorian Government confirms it's back to remote learning for many prep to year 10 students. Here's your guide on how to get through homeschooling (again).

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 15:51:26 +1000
Will Callaghan back in the bush and smiling after nights lost in Victorian wilderness
Will Callaghan, the 14-year-old, non-verbal autistic boy who went missing on Mt Disappointment earlier this year is back in the great outdoors, and he couldn't look happier.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:57:27 +1000
High-risk worksites in spotlight as more outbreaks hit abattoirs, hospitals
Coronavirus clusters have emerged at two Melbourne abattoirs, while outbreaks spread to another inner-city public housing site and more hospital workers, with Victoria's case tally surging by 273 on Sunday.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:45:25 +1000
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Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:37:52 +1000
Melbourne condemn racist abuse directed at Harley Bennell
An offensive comment was posted on Twitter in response to a tweet showing Bennell's after-the-siren goal against Gold Coast.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:23:19 +1000
Moment of Gutherson magic nails Knights and sends Eels to NRL's top
After a quiet evening, the Parramatta captain tapped the ball, pinned the ears back, drew Kalyn Ponga and put Maika Sivo in for the match-winning try.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:20:44 +1000
Tigers down Swans in second lowest-scoring game of AFL era
A dour affair at The Gabba wasn't a game that will win the code many admirers, if any, but for Richmond it was mission accomplished.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 16:00:00 +1000
Racism, neo-colonialism and 'whitewashing'
This social moment shouldn't be used to disempower black people from addressing issues of systematic racism, says Branko Miletic. read now...

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 13:00:00 +1000
Flaws in Australian wartime society mirrors modern times
When I was a child reading about World War II in Europe I believed that some of its less savoury aspects, particularly informing on others, could never feature in Australia. read now...

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 09:00:00 +1000
Sky News, ABC cuts and creeping populism: Australia becoming the U.S.
Australia is treading a dangerous path of media concentration, neoliberal government and little respect for the arts, which is ominously similar to America's, writes George Grundy. read now...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 16:30:00 +1000
There is hope for the end of Australia's apathy
Truth in independent journalism and lobby groups are helping to give Australians a voice against a corrupt and uncaring government. read now...

Sat, 11 Jul 2020 12:00:00 +1000
Black Lives Matter and the fight for genuine reform
In the wake of George Floyd's murder the discourse around police violence has shifted dramatically. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Wed, 01 Jul 2020 07:25:18 +1200
Commercial Bay: Fire erupts in Auckland's new shopping centre
More than a dozen fire crews raced to the newly opened Commercial Bay shopping centre in Auckland's CBD last night after a fire broke out on the 23rd floor.A fire in a 2m by 1m skip on the multimillion-dollar highrise construction...

Thu, 25 Jun 2020 20:39:00 +1200
Covid 19 coronavirus: Auckland Novotel Ellerslie guests told of new infection case
Guests at Auckland's Novotel Ellerslie have been told one among them has tested positive for Covid-19.A guest in managed isolation at the hotel told the Herald guests were confined to their rooms from around 7.30pm last night...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:57:27 +1000
High-risk worksites in spotlight as more outbreaks hit abattoirs, hospitals
Coronavirus clusters have emerged at two Melbourne abattoirs, while outbreaks spread to another inner-city public housing site and more hospital workers, with Victoria's case tally surging by 273 on Sunday.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:57:16 +1000
WWII 'warbirds' get $1.1b Brisbane parallel runway off to flying start
After a mystery trip from WWII to Texas, and 1500 man-hours of restoration, a Mark 16 1945 Spitfire "warbird" became the first plane to touch down on the new runway.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:50:15 +1000
'We are prisoners': Fenced exercise yards at lockdown tower slammed
Residents locked down at a public housing tower in North Melbourne have attacked the use of temporary yards outside the buildings, with tenants saying they are being treated as less than human.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:29:39 +1000
'Are we all in this together?': Police investigate as photos of packed out trial rugby game emerge
NSW Police say they are conducting inquiries around a trial rugby game in Bellevue Hill following resident concerns about social distancing.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:18:00 +1000
Former Newman minister Scott Emerson unveiled as 4BC Brisbane drive host
Scott Emerson says he is "back to being a poacher from a gamekeeper" and will return to journalism next month through 4BC radio.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:45:25 +1000
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Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:05:47 +1000
Gallery: The best photos from around the world
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Sun, 12 Jul 2020 17:18:42 +1000
Hong Kong votes in democratic primaries despite security law
Almost 230,000 people voted on Saturday at the event to select the candidates who stand the best chance of success in Legislative Council elections in September.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 15:06:36 +1000
UN Security Council approves Syrian aid in contentious vote
Russia and China abstained from the resolution, which appeared to satisfy no council member and led to harsh recriminations among them.

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 14:26:46 +1000
Srebrenica massacre leaves its mark 25 years on
Bosnian officials say there is still widespread denial of Europe's only acknowledged genocide since World War II.

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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