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Wed, 04 Aug 2021 05:03:13 +0000
Coronavirus vaccine coverage worse in vulnerable areas in Sydney and Melbourne
Parts of Australian cities most vulnerable to serious Delta outbreaks have vaccine coverage well below the national average — and it could be an ongoing problem.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 06:08:49 +0000
Perth man returns weak positive COVID result, no lockdown likely Health Minister says
WA Premier Mark McGowan says a very weak positive case has been detected in a FIFO worker, who may have been infectious in the community in Perth. 

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 05:17:44 +0000
Sydney's youngest COVID-19 victim 'just got married a few months ago'
Friends and family of Aude Alaskar, who died "suddenly" from COVID-19 just months after getting married, say the news has left them with “breaking hearts”.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 05:05:17 +0000
New case of COVID-19 a teacher at school in Melbourne's west
Authorities are still trying to confirm how a teacher at Al-Taqwa College in Truganina caught the virus as the person's household contacts are urgently tested.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 01:03:07 +0000
Premier warns COVID outbreak will get worse after NSW records 233 cases, two deaths
A 27-year-old man dies "suddenly" from COVID-19 at his Sydney home as NSW records 233 new infections and Premier Gladys Berejiklian warns the Delta outbreak will get worse.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 19:00:00 +1000
How to pick the right rare flowers for your garden
From the Himalayan blue poppy to the duck egg blue ixia, here’s how to help those wildly desirable blooms thrive in your space.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 18:57:18 +1000
Power up: Will Meghan’s 40s be the decade she truly hits her stride?
As the Duchess of Sussex celebrates a significant birthday, many believe her second act could prove her biggest yet.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 18:55:49 +1000
Indigenous charities fear being silenced under new federal regulations
Proposed rules tabled on Tuesday could restrict protest activities by charitable organisations, which Indigenous charities say may be used to limit their advocacy.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 18:54:31 +1000
Australian sailors end with an exclamation mark as they ease to Olympic gold
It might be Australia’s easiest gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics, but Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan won’t be able to defend their victory at Paris 2024.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 18:50:44 +1000
Shoe wars: World records spike on track as battle of brands intensifies
A second 400m hurdles world record in as many days has turned the focus on the high-tech shoes worn by the athletes.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 16:00:00 +1000
The political resurrection of Christian Porter is at hand
The Morrison Government has further expressed its contempt for women by promoting disgraced Minister Christian Porter. read now...

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 10:00:00 +1000
AUDIO EXCLUSIVE: Premier Gladrags Bereftoclues joins David Skynews on 'Insniders'
The NSW Premier shares her gold standard strategy for the Delta strain, including plans to have Sydney's North Shore fully vaccinated by next week, in this ABC 'Insniders' exclusive. read now...

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 12:00:00 +1000
Why I closed my Facebook account
As a social media platform, Facebook has become controlled by bureaucracy and no longer offers fair democratic discourse and debate. read now...

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 08:00:00 +1000
Chinese Government cracks down on its own tech industry
The Chinese Government has caused a stir by making changes within its own tech industry, leaving experts to question its motives. read now...

Tue, 03 Aug 2021 08:00:00 +1000
EMMA DAWSON: The ALP — campaigning in prose
IA columnist Emma Dawson discusses why she will not be running for Labor preselection, despite her belief that if elected, the party will achieve genuine reform. 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, 04 Aug 2021 18:45:54 +1000
Yarraville Coles listed as exposure site after Hobsons Bay teacher tests positive to COVID-19
The new local case of COVID-19 detected in Victoria is a woman in her 20s who teaches at Al-Taqwa College in Melbourne’s west.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 18:42:10 +1000
Australia news LIVE: NSW records 233 new local COVID-19 cases; Queensland records 17 new cases
The NSW Premier wants to see 6 million jabs in arms by the end of this month, Queensland is facing a major outbreak and Melbourne’s lockdowns have changed the country’s internal migration patterns.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 18:25:47 +1000
Relaxation of will-making rules during COVID may open elderly to abuse
New pandemic rules enabling wills to be finalised remotely may increase the risk of elder abuse and coercion, researchers say.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 18:19:01 +1000
McGowan says he had no hand in Crown commissioner’s appointment. A cabinet minister says otherwise
Mark McGowan said cabinet decided the appointment but stopped short of responding to a ‘yes-or-no’ question over whether he was involved in putting forward Neville Owen’s name to his cabinet.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 18:11:10 +1000
‘Time not on my side’: Jailed rapist dying of cancer, court told
Mustafa Kayirici was jailed last year, following a previous lengthy sentence, for sex attacks on a 13-year-old girl and adult women.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 18:57:18 +1000
Power up: Will Meghan’s 40s be the decade she truly hits her stride?
As the Duchess of Sussex celebrates a significant birthday, many believe her second act could prove her biggest yet.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 17:33:05 +1000
The King’s gambit: Malaysian PM buys time after standoff with monarch
Enduring south-east Asia’s worst per capita COVID-19 outbreak, Malaysia’s political crisis has escalated but Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin refuses to give in.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 16:45:33 +1000
No safe place: hanging, defection and hijacking prompt outcry against Belarus
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was only the most prominent of many politicians and activists condemning Belarus’ ruthless approach to dissidents.

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 16:38:48 +1000
Gallery: The best photos from around the world
The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors

Wed, 04 Aug 2021 15:59:18 +1000
Murky motives for Pentagon stabbing attack that killed police officer
The assailant who stabbed an officer outside the military headquarters was also killed, but officials offered scant details about what had happened.

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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