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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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by   NEWSDESK MONDAY, JULY 26  Australia’s Ariarne Titmus has upstaged American swimming legend Katie Ledecky in emphatic fashion, winning a gold medal in the 400m freestyle. ### NSW recorded 145 new locally acquired COVID-19 cases in the 24 hours to 8:00pm […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, JULY 21 Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he “doesn’t accept” that he is responsible for the lagging vaccine rollout and the simultaneous lockdown of three major Australian cities. Greater Sydney is in the midst of at least a five-week […]

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by FRIDAY, JUNE 16 Queensland has recorded one new locally acquired case of Covid-19 as Annastacia Palaszczuk slammed the border closed to all of Victoria. The Premier declared the southern state as a hotspot after Melbourne was plunged into a snap five-day […]

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by   THURSDAY, July 15 Queensland has recorded three new community cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours with mask-wearing restrictions to be extended for a number of regions for another week, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says. One of the latest cases […]

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by   Wednesday, July 14 NSW has recorded 97 new COVID-19 cases, 24 infectious while out in community. The lockdown affecting Greater Sydney and its surrounds has been extended until 11:59pm on Friday, July 30. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said it “always hurts […]

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by   MONDAY, JULY 12 Speaking after Queensland recorded another day of no local COVID 19 cases, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says she is monitoring the escalating COVID-19 situation in Greater Sydney (up a further 112 ) but will not shut the border […]

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by FRIDAY, JULY 9 Queensland has recorded no new locally acquired COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours but in NSW the infections continue to rise with 44 locally acquired cases in the 24 hours to 8:00pm yesterday.  Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk […]

#SheReviews “Echolalia” by Briohny Doyle

by   The landscape in and around Australian country towns in drought is brutal and unforgiving, and so too can the inhabitants of these towns be; as illustrated in Australian author Briohny Doyle’s second and recently released novel, “Echolalia”. Living in a […]

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by   THURSDAY, JULY 8 QUEENSLAND recorded just two “unconcerning” cases of locally acquired COVID 19 in the past 24 hours in stark contrast to NSW which had 38 new locally acquired cases in the 24 hours to 8:00pm yesterday. It’s the […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, JULY 7 While Queensland recorded just one new locally acquired case of COVID 19, NSW had 27 in the 24 hours to 8:00pm yesterday, leading to NSW having its lockdown extended for a week. Commenting on the Queensland numbers, […]

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by   TUESDAY, JULY 6 Queensland has recorded just one new locally acquired Covid-19 case in the past 24 hours. The case is linked to the Alpha Covid-19 cluster and is a close contact of a case reported yesterday from Sinnamon Park. […]

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by   MONDAY, JULY 5 Queensland has recorded four locally acquired cases of COVID-19, but all the cases are linked to existing clusters Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said while the case numbers “might seem a bit large”, they are all linked which is […]

#SheWatches – Little Joe

by   Happiness feels good, but at what sacrifice as this this unusual, thought provoking movie Little Joe suggests. It is a slow paced film yet compensated by way of constant mental stimulation on the what-if’s.  I found myself wondering that maybe […]

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by   THURSDAY, JULY 1 NSW records 24 new locally acquired COVID cases There were 59,941 tests reported to 8pm last night, compared with the previous day’s total of 68,220. NSW Health administered 20,716 COVID-19 vaccines in the 24 hours to 8pm […]

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by   TUESDAY, JUNE 29 South-east Queensland, Townsville city, Magnetic Island and Palm Island will go into a three-day lockdown at 6pm today after the state recorded two new locally acquired cases of COVID-19. Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said today: “We’ve had […]

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by   MONDAY, JUNE 28 A raft of new restrictions have been announced for Queensland, after the state recorded three new COVID-19 cases, one of those being confirmed as the highly-contagious Delta variant.  Two of those were acquired locally and one was […]

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by   THURSDAY, JUNE 24 NSW officials have remained adamant that there are no plans for Sydney to go into lockdown despite the surge in Covid-19 cases, prompting concerns from health authorities that the state isn’t doing enough to prevent the outbreak […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23 NSW has recorded another huge surge of Covid-19 cases, with 16 new infections recorded overnight. NSW Health announced 10 new locally acquired cases in the 24 hours to 8pm last night, seven of which were announced yesterday. […]

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