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by   MONDAY, APRIL 12   Prince Harry has arrived back in Britain ahead of his grandfather’s funeral in Windsor, the Sun newspaper has reported, citing an eyewitness. The report said Harry landed at Heathrow Airport from Los Angeles and would complete […]

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by FRIDAY, APRIL 9 Chief Medical Officer Paul Kelly says the advice that Pfizer be the preferred vaccine for people under 50 has been made out of caution and the government and health experts are trying to be as transparent as possible. […]

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by   The federal government has asked the nation’s medical and vaccine regulators to urgently look into findings from the European Medicines Agency of a possible link between AstraZeneca’s COVID vaccine and rare blood-clotting issues. In the wake of the EMA’s findings, […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7 Australians could travel to select Asian and Pacific destinations without facing lengthy stints in quarantine by August, as the Morrison government looks to open the border to more countries after establishing a safe travel zone with New […]

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by   Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says the NSW government has capitulated to a “ferocious campaign” from the media after his appointment to a clean energy board was overturned. Last week, NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean had backed Mr Turnbull to […]

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by New Book Release – Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy Franny Stone has always been the kind of woman who is able to love but unable to stay. Leaving behind everything but her research gear, she arrives in Greenland with a singular purpose: […]

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by   Thursday April 1 Greater Brisbane’s lockdown will end at noon today, but all Queenslanders will need to wear a mask when leaving their home for the next fortnight. The announcement by the government ends fears of an extended lockdown over […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, March 31 Queensland has recorded two new community cases of COVID-19, both linked to an existing cluster, in an encouraging sign that lockdown could be lifted tomorrow if the situation doesn’t worsen, reports the ABC Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said both […]

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by NEWSDESK MONDAY, MARCH 29 All schools in Greater Brisbane will be closed from tomorrow as part of a general three day lockdown after Queensland recorded 10 new cases of coronavirus, four of those locally acquired. The restrictions, which begin at 5pm […]

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by FRIDAY, MARCH 26 An urgent COVID alert has been put out for three Brisbane venues after a 26-year-old man tested positive to coronavirus. The man has been infectious since Friday and had been quite active in the community until Thursday when […]

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by   THURSDAY, MARCH 25 Australian music legend John Paul Young thrilled a school musical cast and audience with a stunning, unheralded appearance in a North Queensland school’s production of Strictly Ballroom last night, reports the ABC. Young appeared on stage during […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, MARCH 24 Three quarters of Australians say their ideal work environment is a mix of remote and in-person working, according to a new study. Another 16 per cent say they’d prefer a wholly virtual workplace where they can contribute […]

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by   TUESDAY, MARCH 23 Prime Minister Scott Morrison has broken down in tears describing his wife, mother and daughters as “the centre of his life” as he described the “crap” women have put up with all their lives. In an emotional […]

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by   MONDAY, MARCH 22 As wild weather continues to savage NSW forcing thousands of people to flee  their homes amid widespread flooding, the state’s Emergency Services Minister David Elliott today said the Australian Defence Force was being called in to help.   […]

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by FRIDAY, MARCH 19   The captain of an elite Brisbane school has delivered a chilling and impassioned speech on sexual violence, imploring his classmates to “stop being boys, be human”. Brisbane Boys’ College (BBC) student Mason Black addressed the scourge of […]

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by   THURSDAY, MARCH 18 There are warnings that Sydney could flood this weekend as a huge rain event batters large parts of eastern Australia. Already, some communities have seen their wettest March for two years and forecasters have warned that “many […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17 Australia will send 8,000 doses of its COVID-19 vaccine supply to Papua New Guinea, in response to a worsening outbreak of the virus in the country. Prime Minister Scott Morrison revealed this today as he described the […]

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by   TUESDAY MARCH 16 Organisers of the Toowoomba Women’s March4 Justice say people in the traditionally conservative area are coming together demanding change. A tradie has been booted off a southern Queensland construction site after yelling abuse and catcalling women involved […]

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by   MONDAY, MARCH 15 Attorney General Christian Porter has launched a defamation action against the ABC and journalist Louise Milligan, confirming he will go under oath to deny an historical rape allegation they aired. The legal move came as allegations surfaced […]

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by FRIDAY, MARCH 12 Scott Morrison says Australian health authorities have not raised any concerns about using the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, after some European countries paused their rollouts amid reports of people developing blood clots after their injections. The Prime Minister, who […]

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