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by   WEDNESDAY, September 15 NSW hospitality leaders are calling on Premier Gladys Berejiklian to provide more guidance around the plan to reopen pubs and restaurants to vaccinated residents, with fears owners could be exposed to a legal minefield. It comes as […]

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by   TUESDAY, September 14 NSW recorded 1,127 new locally acquired COVID-19 infections and two deaths in the 24 hours to 8:00pm yesterday. A man in his 50s from Western Sydney, who had no underlying health issues, died at Concord Hospital. A […]

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by   MONDAY, September 13 Queensland has recorded two new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 and two overseas cases. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said the local cases are considered low-risk — both students from St Thomas More College, linked to the Sunnybank cluster, […]

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by   NEWSDESK, September 9 Premier Gladys Berejiklian says the plan for NSW to exit lockdown will be staged and “conditional” as the state records 1,405 infections and five deaths. The Premier today unveiled the much-anticipated recovery roadmap outlining the first freedoms […]

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by   NEWSDESK, September 8 ​​The brains behind Australia’s vaccine rollout has called for an end to the politicking and bickering by leaders over the issue. Covid-19 commissioner Jane Halton has called for an end to politicking and bickering by leaders, saying […]

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by   MONDAY, SEPT 6 Missing Anthony ‘AJ’ Elfalak has been FOUND. The three-year-old boy, who is on the autism spectrum and is non-verbal, went missing last week from his family’s rural property at Putty. More to come. ### NSW recorded 1,281 […]

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by   TUESDAY, SEPT 7 Anthony “AJ” Elfalak, 3, who was found alive after spending three days alone in remote bushland in the New South Wales Hunter Valley has been released from hospital. The toddler was found drinking muddy water at a […]

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by   THURSDAY, SEPT 2 Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has been slammed by the federal Treasurer for spouting concerns about Covid-19 in children that the Treasurer says contradict the medical advice and exhibit a “denial of reality”. Ms Palaszczuk on Wednesday withdrew […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, SEPT 1 Tough state border restrictions will remain after the Queensland and New South Wales governments failed to agree on any changes in talks yesterday, with restrictions likely to be reviewed on September 10. Deputy Commissioner Steve Gollschewski said […]

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by   TUESDAY, AUGUST 31 Three men accused of the deadly 2002 Bali nightclub bombings have had their first day in court after being held by the US without charge at the Guantanamo Bay detention Centre for 18 years. Indonesian prisoner Encep […]

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by   MONDAY, AUGUST 30 NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro has revealed which freedoms will be restored for fully vaccinated residents once the state hits 70 per cent double-dose coverage. Speaking to Sunrise this morning, Barilaro said the state government will ease […]

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by   THURSDAY, AUGUST 26 A regional COVID-19 quarantine facility will be built west of Brisbane, despite being repeatedly rejected by the federal government. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced today that Cabinet had approved the project, to be built on vacant land at […]

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by WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25 Queensland’s hotel quarantine system is at capacity and new arrivals will  be paused for two weeks from noon today.  Speaking at a press conference to announce Queensland had recorded zero new cases of COVID-19, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said people […]

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by TUESDAY , AUGUST 24 Police have concluded their investigation into an illegal engagement party in Melbourne with more than $300,000 worth of fines handed out. Acting Senior Sergeant Julie-Anne Newman confirmed on Tuesday morning the police investigation into the engagement party […]

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by MONDAY, AUGUST 23 The Prime Minister has warned state and territory leaders they must not be afraid of COVID-19 cases rising once enough of the population is vaccinated against the virus. Federal, state and territory governments agreed to a national plan […]

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by THURSDAY, August 19 NSW recorded 681 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8:00pm yesterday. It is the highest number of new cases the state has ever recorded in a day. There was also one COVID-19 death, bringing […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, August 18 In a shocking escalation in the COVID-19 danger in NSW, the state  recorded 633 new locally acquired cases in the 24 hours to 8:00pm yesterday – the largest daily total ever recorded in the state. The news […]

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by   TUESDAY, August 17 NSW recorded 452 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8:00pm yesterday. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said a woman aged in her 70s from Western Sydney had died at Westmead Hospital. “Tragically, overnight we had […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, JULY 28 Ariarne Titmus’s incredible Tokyo Olympics has continued, with the Australian superstar winning gold in the 200 metres freestyle. Titmus broke the Olympic record with her time of 1 minute, 53.50 seconds. Her American rival Katie Ledecky finished […]

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