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by   WEDNESDAY AUG 12 Victoria has recorded 410 new cases and 21 new deaths – marking the state’s deadliest day and another increase in cases.   The death toll is an increase from 19 deaths recorded on both Monday and Tuesday. […]

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by   TUESDAY AUG 11 The Ten network has announced mass redundancies in its TV news department, laying off news and weather presenters, journalists and camera crews in what has been described as the biggest shake-up in news at the network, reports […]

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by   MONDAY AUG 10 An Afghan soldier who murdered three Australian soldiers while serving as a sergeant in the Afghan National Army is likely to walk free in a prisoner swap deal. Hekmatullah, as he’s known, has spent seven years in […]

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by FRIDAY 7 AUGUST 2020 Lebanese authorities investigating a Beirut explosion that killed more than 150 people have taken the general manager of a port and 15 others into custody, sources say. The blast at a port warehouse on Tuesday (local time) […]

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by   THURSDAY AUGUST 6 Wayne Bennett faces a fine and could potentially miss this Friday’s grudge match against the Broncos after reportedly breaking the NRL’s COVID-19 rules, news.com.au reports. The Daily Telegraph newspaper reported the South Sydney coach was spotted at […]

#SheDiscovers What’s New This Week

by #SheSociety rounds up this week’s newest finds The new Trade Coast Hotel opens in Pinkenba QLD! ✨ Welcome to the new Trade Coast Hotel!   One of the oldest hotels in Brisbane, and known for many years as The Pinkenba Hotel, […]

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by   WEDNESDAY AUG 5 As Victoria’s COVID-19 continued to surge with a further 725 cases reported overnight, Queensland announced it will close its border to all of New South Wales and the ACT from 1:00am on Saturday. It comes as the […]

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by   TUESDAY, AUGUST 4 Victoria has recorded 439 new COVID-19 cases and 11 coronavirus deaths, all of which are connected to aged care outbreaks. Giving his daily COVID-19 update Premier Daniel Andrews also announced a new on-the-spot fine of nearly $5000, […]

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by   MONDAY, AUGUST 3 Victoria is expected to record 429 new cases of coronavirus, the ABC reports, as the Victorian Government prepares to shut some businesses down and force others to drastically wind back their operations in a bid to slow the […]

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by   New restrictions have been brought into force in Victoria following a staggering rise in coronavirus cases overnight. The state recorded 723 new coronavirus cases and 13 deaths in the past 24 hours – the country’s highest daily total so far.  […]

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by   WEDNESDAY JULY 29 Shopping centres, a school and restaurants are being closed by the Queensland Government after two 19-year-old women from Logan and Acacia Ridge tested positive to coronavirus after returning the Brisbane from Melbourne via Sydney. In addition, aged […]

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by   TUESDAY JULY 28 Victoria has recorded 384 new coronavirus cases, and six more patients with COVID-19 have died. At a special press conference today, Premier Daniel Andrews said two people aged in their 90s, three people in their 80s and […]

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by   MONDAY JULY 27 Australia has recorded its biggest case spike today, with 532 cases added to Victoria’s tally and another six deaths.     The latest cases are the worst total recorded anywhere in the nation since the pandemic began.  […]

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by FRIDAY, JULY 24 ** UPDATED 4:15pm The Federal Treasurer is keen on a coronavirus baby boom, urging Australians to have more children if for no other reason than to help grow the population and economy. While not going as far as […]

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by   Thursday July 23 Five more people have died from coronavirus in Victoria, taking the state’s death toll to 49, as it records 403 new cases overnight. Premier Daniel Andrews said three of the deaths — a woman in her 70s, […]

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by   WEDNESDAY JULY 22 Australia has recorded 502 new cases of COVID-19 in 24 hours, the single largest daily number of cases since the pandemic began. The previous highest number reported in a single day was 469 cases, which was recorded […]

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by   TUESDAY JULY 21 Payments will be cut but unemployed Australians and workers on the Federal Government’s coronavirus wage subsidy program will continue to receive support beyond the planned JobSeeker and JobKeeper end date. The JobKeeper wage subsidy will continue until […]

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by MONDAY, JULY 20  As Victoria’s Chief Health Officer, Brett Sutton, was describing the state’s fluctuating coronavirus cases as “a numbers rollercoaster”, resistance started emerging on social media against new mandatory face mask laws. Professor Sutton warned there was “no absolutely clear […]

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by FRIDAY JULY 17 Victoria has reported another record increase in coronavirus cases with 428 new cases confirmed overnight, and NSW has announced COVID-19 restrictions introduced to pubs will be extended to restaurants, bars, cafes and clubs Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said […]

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