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by THURSDAY, JUNE 4 James Mattis, Donald Trump’s former defence secretary and a high-profile general with 50 years military experience, has turned on his old boss, calling him a threat to the US Constitution. Mattis, who resigned as Trump’s secretary of defence […]

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by   WEDNESDAY JUNE 3 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has slammed US President Donald Trump for ordering protesters forcibly removed from near the White House so he could have his picture taken holding a Bible in front of a church. Cities […]

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by   TUESDAY, June 2 President Donald has described then rioting and looting across the US as a “total disgrace” and said he will mobilise “heavily-armed military forces” to stop it. In a dramatic escalation of the country’s national crisis, the President […]

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by   MONDAY, JUNE 1 Three people have been shot, one person killed and hundreds arrested as protests continue to spread across the United States following the death in custody of black man George Floyd. And as authorities braced for yet another […]

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by FRIDAY 29 MAY **UPDATE – 3:00pm Prime Minister Scott Morrison provided a COVID-19 update following the National Cabinet meeting this afternoon. Prime Minister Morrison announced that The Council of Australian Governments will be abolished in place of National Cabinet, Prime Minister […]

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by   THURSDAY, MAY 28 Concerned residents in the small central Queensland town of Blackwater are queuing in their cars to get tested for COVID-19 after a 30-year-old man’s death from the virus yesterday. An emergency fever clinic was set up in Blackwater’s […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, MAY 27 Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the National Cabinet has never agreed that there should be borders closed in Australia. “That was never the medical expert advice that came at any time. Premiers and their governments in states, whether it […]

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by   TUESDAY, MAY 26 Two Sydney schools have been closed after students tested positive for coronavirus, just one day after pupils made a full-time return to campuses across the eastern states. Parents were told to pick up their children from Moriah […]

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by NEWSDESK MONDAY, MAY 25 Jacinda Ardern was forced to halt a live TV interview this morning after an earthquake struck the lower half of New Zealand’s North Island while she was live. The New Zealand Prime Minister was giving her weekly […]

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by THURSDAY, May 21 The border war continued to rage today as Premiers traded angry words over the best next step to tackle the health/economy fallout from COVID-19. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian accused her WA counterpart Mark McGowan of closing his state […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, MAY 20 A Chinese man has been reunited with his family after being abducted as a toddler in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province 32 years ago, police have said. Mao Yin was abducted when he was two-and-a-half years old at […]

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by TUESDAY, MAY 19 US President Donald Trump is taking a malaria drug to lessen symptoms should he get the new coronavirus, even though the drug is unproven for fighting COVID-19. Mr Trump told reporters he has been taking the drug hydroxychloroquine […]

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by MONDAY, MAY 18 Australia’s coronavirus death toll has reached 99 after a man died in NSW, while McDonald’s has closed 12 outlets across Melbourne after a delivery driver tested positive to the disease. In Queensland, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has suggested Queensland’s […]

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by FRIDAY, MAY 15 **UPDATED 2:30pm Queensland schools will fully reopen to all year levels from May 25, the State Education Minister has confirmed. Education Minister Grace Grace says schools will act quickly on outbreaks and anyone sick should stay home. Students […]

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by THURSDAY, MAY 14 That overseas holiday could be longer away than expected with an international travel boss speculating things won’t be back to normal until 2023. Alexandre de Juniac, chief executive of the International Air Transport Association, delivered the sobering news […]

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by WEDNESDAY, MAY 13 A ticket office worker in London’s Victoria station has died of coronavirus after being spat on while doing her job. Belly Mujinga, 47, was on the concourse the station on March 22 when a member of the public, […]

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by TUESDAY, MAY 12 Alan Jones, Australia’s most influential radio broadcaster, will retire at the end of this month, saying doctors had told him his workload was “detrimental” to his health. The 79-year-old 2GB host’s breakfast program has topped the Harbour City’s […]

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by   MONDAY MAY 11 A new study has found Queensland’s principals are the most stressed, depressed and burnt out in the nation, with many reporting workloads have grown drastically in recent years. The results came from responses to the Australian Catholic […]

Government Announces COVID-19 Roadmap

by   QLD DOWNLOAD HERE Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he hopes Australia will be mostly reopened July, and has unveiled the three-step plan agreed to by National Cabinet to get there. Step one of easing restrictions, which state and territory leaders […]

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by One of US President Trump’s personal valets has tested positive for coronavirus raising concerns about the president’s exposure to the virus, reports CNN. The member of the US Navy, the valet is one of a number of members of an elite […]

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