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by New Book Release – Other Women by Cathy Kelly Three women. Three secrets. Three tangled lives… Sid wears her independence like armour. So when she strikes up a rare connection with unlucky-in-love Finn, they are both determined to prove that men and women […]

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by   Wednesday, April 21 Former police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty of murdering George Floyd in the United States. The 12-person jury deliberated for about 10 hours before arriving at a unanimous verdict, finding Chauvin guilty on all three […]

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by   TUESDAY, APRIL 20 The jury in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin is now deliberating following closing arguments from the prosecution and defence today. Chauvin is accused of murdering George Floyd, who died in Minneapolis last year after […]

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by   MONDAY, April 19 As planes begin freely flying passengers between New Zealand and Australia for the first time in 400 days, the government is eyeing more deals with neighbouring countries. Asian travel hub Singapore has been floated by senior members […]

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by FRIDAY, April 16 Doctors have demanded the media be much more cautious in the way blood clot cases are reported in people who have received COVID-19 vaccines, warning public confidence in the program is being undermined. They fear some reporting risks […]

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by   THURSDAY, APRIL 15 US President Joe Biden says America will finally end its 20-year war in Afghanistan from May 1, with US and allied forces to completely depart no later than September 11 this year.  In a White House speech […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14   The Prime Minister will convene twice-weekly meetings of the national cabinet for the foreseeable future to get the COVID-19 vaccination program “back on track.” Just three days after quietly announcing on Facebook that he will abandon […]

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by   TUESDAY, APRIL 13   Prince Harry has hailed Prince Philip as a “master of the barbecue, legend of banter, and cheeky right ’til the end”, in a statement released just minutes after his elder brother Prince William pledged to honour […]

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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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