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Wed, 19 Jan 2022 07:54:03 +0000
Parents reject RAT suggestion for students returning to the classroom
With national cabinet set to decide on a back-to-school plan, parents in New South Wales hope they reject the idea to rapid test students twice a week for COVID.

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 19:55:07 +0000
Police tracked man accused of murdering Charlise Mutten after he failed to float boat at Sydney docks
Police believe 31-year-old Justin Stein acted alone in the alleged murder of nine-year-old Charlise Mutten, whose body was found in a barrel yesterday, five days after she was last seen in the Blue Mountains.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 02:29:29 +0000
Australia and New Zealand prepare to ship aid to Tonga, with plans to avoid introducing COVID-19
Australia's HMAS Adelaide is being loaded with supplies, New Zealand is also sending ships to Tonga, and Telstra is offering to restore the country's communications.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 09:25:58 +0000
Indonesian militant with links to 2002 Bali bombings jailed for 15 years
Zulkarnaen, a former Jemaah Islamiah military commander, is jailed for aiding and abetting terrorism. The sentencing does not directly relate to the 2002 attack, which killed 202 people.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 05:21:20 +0000
What are the symptoms of COVID-19 and when should you seek medical attention?
Health authorities say for most people who are vaccinated against COVID-19, it is a mild illness that can be managed at home and that only people with severe symptoms should call triple-0 or go to hospital.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 20:00:00 +1000
Feral divination
Pundits weigh in, and tales of wildlife past.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 19:57:22 +1000
Australian Open 2022 LIVE updates: Alexander Zverev v John Millman to come; Naomi Osaka, Ash Barty, Rafael Nadal through to third round
Follow along for all the major moments of day 3 at the 2022 Australian Open.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 19:49:35 +1000
Karrakatta bushfire warning downgraded as Perth hits 42C
A bushfire advice warning remains in place for people in an area bounded by Aberdare Road, Winthrop Avenue, Smyth Road, Carrington Street, Loch Street and Railway Road.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 19:42:17 +1000
Vukic’s ‘dream’ Open ends in second round after straight sets loss
The Australian was never quite able to gain the momentum after Radu Albot got an early break in the first set and never looked back.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 19:38:44 +1000
Boyce snares double hat-trick but Thunder come from clouds to win
Melbourne Renegades spinner Cameron Boyce had an eventful day by taking the BBL’s first double hat-trick before getting out on the final ball of the match in a one-run loss.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Sat, 15 Jan 2022 15:00:00 +1000
Government greed is ruining our economy
Neoliberalism and poor government management over the years have been detrimental to a flourishing economy. read now...

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 15:00:00 +1000
Outrage over school COVID breeding grounds
Teachers are expressing concern over the Government's rush to send kids back to schools while the pandemic is worsening. read now...

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 11:00:00 +1000
Peter Dutton's war machine cult
The Federal Government has spent billions on defence equipment, ignoring issues such as the climate crisis and pandemic. read now...

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 07:00:00 +1000
Year 2038: The day we run out of time
Computer systems that use time for critical computations may encounter fatal errors if the Y2038 problem is not addressed. read now...

Tue, 18 Jan 2022 15:00:00 +1000
Djokovic case shows Morrison weak on border control
Despite claiming to have a strong stance on border control, the recent Djokovic debacle has proven Scott Morrison to be all talk. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Fri, 24 Dec 2021 11:29:20 +1200
Man dies following water-related incident at Cape Palliser
Police have confirmed that a man has died following a water-related incident at CapePalliser, South Wairarapa, today.The incident was reported to Police just after 9am.A Wellington Free Ambulance spokesperson confirmed two ambulances...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 21:00:00 +1100
Feral divination
Pundits weigh in, and tales of wildlife past.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 20:49:35 +1100
Karrakatta bushfire warning downgraded as Perth hits 42C
A bushfire advice warning remains in place for people in an area bounded by Aberdare Road, Winthrop Avenue, Smyth Road, Carrington Street, Loch Street and Railway Road.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 19:59:16 +1100
All the colour and action from week one of the Australian Open 2022
The Age photographers and wire agencies captured all the key moments of this year's Grand Slam

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 19:20:16 +1100
Australia news LIVE: Private hospitals to assist public health sector as COVID-19 admissions grow; second round of 2022 Australian Open begins in Melbourne
Tens of thousands of booster shot appointments have gone unfilled in NSW over the past week, Victorian nurses are calling for ADF support amid the state’s “code brown” declaration and new polling reveals that the majority of Australians want ra...

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 18:53:48 +1100
Regional cities keen to help host 2026 Commonwealth Games
Victoria’s regional cities say they would be delighted to help host the Commonwealth Games, but business leaders say the financial case has yet to be made.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 19:31:25 +1100
Pets the latest sacrifice in China’s attempt to hold fortress COVID-zero
With Delta and Omicron on the rise, the country is dealing with mass lockdowns in eight cities, hamster exterminations in Hong Kong and international mail restrictions in Beijing.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 19:31:24 +1100
Gallery: The best photos from around the world
The best photos from the international wire services as chosen by our picture editors.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 17:34:03 +1100
Help on the way after Tongan volcano wipes out houses on outlying islands
The Tongan government reported extensive damage to housing on outlying islands following the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 17:32:48 +1100
How to stop Putin starting a new war against Ukraine
Smart diplomacy can still defuse this crisis but the US and its allies face a long, diplomatic struggle.

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 16:43:04 +1100
Boris Johnson on brink of leadership challenge over ‘partygate’
Multiple media outlets say the British Prime Minister will face a no-confidence vote in his leadership over claims he broke coronavirus lockdown regulations by hosting a drinks party at his residence.

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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