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Tue, 11 May 2021 07:00:14 +0000
Budget's $2.3b mental health services boost 'a long way short' of what's needed, experts say
The federal government announces an extra $2.3 billion will be put towards mental health treatment and suicide prevention in tonight's budget, with some of the funds going towards creating online counselling and support services.

Tue, 11 May 2021 04:38:33 +0000
Live: Treasurer Josh Frydenberg set to deliver federal budget
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg will unveil the federal budget soon, with billions of dollars expected to be spent on getting people back to work more than a year into the pandemic. Follow live.

Tue, 11 May 2021 02:12:21 +0000
Victoria avoids further lockdowns after man tests positive to COVID-19
Victorian health authorities have revealed six potential COVID-19 exposure sites, after a man who completed his hotel quarantine in South Australia returned to the state and tested positive.

Tue, 11 May 2021 06:06:30 +0000
Exposure sites linked to Victoria COVID case revealed, including restaurant and supermarket
The potential exposure sites span three days and include a restaurant, supermarket and 7-11 store.

Mon, 10 May 2021 22:27:19 +0000
Bodies wash up on banks of the Ganges, as the WHO issues a warning on India's COVID strain
The gruesome discovery on the banks of the Ganges is the latest in the humanitarian crisis unfolding in India — the point of origin of a strain of coronavirus the WHO has labelled a global concern.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Tue, 11 May 2021 19:00:26 +1000
Victorian COVID-19 case ‘absolutely’ picked up in Adelaide quarantine hotel
A man who has become Victoria’s first local coronavirus case in 73 days likely caught the virus while isolating in South Australian, prompting calls for a national review of hotel quarantine.

Tue, 11 May 2021 18:57:37 +1000
Tributes flow for Queensland newsreader Frank Warrick, dead at 76
Long-term Seven Brisbane newsreader Frank Warrick has died at 76, leading to tributes from former colleagues and from the floor of the Queensland Parliament.

Tue, 11 May 2021 18:55:16 +1000
World No.1 Barty declares she’s not the one to beat in France
Ashleigh Barty has been quick to downplay her chances for another Roland Garros title, despite enjoying a sizzling season on clay in her return to the tour.

Tue, 11 May 2021 18:54:52 +1000
Students, a teacher killed in Russian school shooting
At least 11 people have been killed at a school in Russia, including at least eight children, after two unknow gunmen opened fire with machine guns.

Tue, 11 May 2021 18:43:04 +1000
Budget 2021 LIVE updates: Women, aged care and skills on the agenda as Frydenberg prepares to hand down federal budget
Follow all the news and expert analysis as Treasurer Josh Frydenberg hands down the 2021 federal budget.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Thu, 06 May 2021 08:00:00 +1000
India latest front in Morrison Government's war on Australians
The Morrison Government is at war with its own people.  read now...

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...

Tue, 11 May 2021 16:30:00 +1000
Aussies abandoned in India: The Australian citizenship lie
By enacting the travel ban against Australian citizens returning from India, the Morrison Government has managed to unite Matt Canavan, Andrew Bolt, the Greens and Labor. read now...

Tue, 11 May 2021 12:00:00 +1000
Why we published Morrison's speech to the Christian Churches conference
Imagine if the Prime Minister was a hardline atheist giving speeches about political matters at an atheist convention that he or she wanted to keep from the wider public. 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

Tue, 11 May 2021 19:00:26 +1000
Victorian COVID-19 case ‘absolutely’ picked up in Adelaide quarantine hotel
A man who has become Victoria’s first local coronavirus case in 73 days likely caught the virus while isolating in South Australian, prompting calls for a national review of hotel quarantine.

Tue, 11 May 2021 18:57:37 +1000
Tributes flow for Queensland newsreader Frank Warrick, dead at 76
Long-term Seven Brisbane newsreader Frank Warrick has died at 76, leading to tributes from former colleagues and from the floor of the Queensland Parliament.

Tue, 11 May 2021 18:31:01 +1000
Qld travellers to quarantine after man tests positive with COVID-19
Travellers who have visited exposure sites in Victoria will be forced to self-isolate, or enter into hotel quarantine if they return after 1am on Thursday.

Tue, 11 May 2021 18:20:29 +1000
Anyone entering NSW from Melbourne must complete declaration forms
NSW Health has introduced new rules for anyone entering the state that has been in Melbourne.

Tue, 11 May 2021 18:17:27 +1000
New coronavirus case in Victoria: What we know so far
A Victorian man has tested positive to coronavirus after isolating for 14 days in South Australia’s hotel quarantine system and returning to his home in Melbourne’s north.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Tue, 11 May 2021 18:54:52 +1000
Students, a teacher killed in Russian school shooting
At least 11 people have been killed at a school in Russia, including at least eight children, after two unknow gunmen opened fire with machine guns.

Tue, 11 May 2021 17:43:35 +1000
Gallery: The best photos from around the world
The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors

Tue, 11 May 2021 17:05:50 +1000
Netanyahu says air strikes on Gaza could ‘continue for some time’
Overnight, 24 Palestinians - including nine children - were killed in Gaza, most by air strikes, as Hamas fired more than 200 rockets toward Israel, injuring six civilians.

Tue, 11 May 2021 16:09:41 +1000
China’s population grows at slowest rate since 1961 famine
It is the long tail of the now-abolished One-Child Policy that has driven the result in the world’s most populous country. The coronavirus also played its part.

Tue, 11 May 2021 16:06:56 +1000
Man faces attempted murder charges after Dunedin stabbing attack
The 42-year-old has been charged with attempted murder of four people, two men and two women.

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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