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by   WEDNESDAY OCT 28 Women from as many as 10 different aircraft at a Doha airport were subjected to invasive internal examinations by Qatari authorities this month, Foreign Minister Marise Payne has revealed. The episode, which happened as airport authorities searched for […]

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by TUESDAY OCT 27 Amy Coney Barrett is about to take her place on the bench of the US Supreme Court, making her one of the nine most powerful people in America. The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg 46 days before […]

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by   MONDAY, OCT 26 An Australian woman strip-searched by authorities at a Qatari airport after a premature baby was found in a bathroom says she is considering legal action over the “terrifying” experience, newsagencies and the ABC report. Two passengers from […]

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by FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23 A special repatriation flight carrying 161 Australians who had been stranded in the United Kingdom has landed in Darwin, where they will begin their quarantine process in the Northern Territory. The flight, QF 110, is the first of […]

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by   Clive Palmer has been accused of repeatedly lying to a Sydney court after claiming he penned the lyrics to a political jingle at the centre of a copyright stoush. The businessman is being sued by Universal Music over his re-written […]

#SheDiscovers What’s New This Week

by #SheSociety rounds up this week’s newest finds Rebecca on Netflix A young newlywed moves to her husband’s imposing estate, where she must contend with his sinister housekeeper and the haunting shadow of his late wife. Starring:Lily James, Armie Hammer ,Kristin Scott […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, OCT 21 A cargo ship has been forced to anchor off the Sunshine Coast amid concerns a previously undetected strain of COVID-19 is on board. The ship, Sofrana Surville, sailed into Australian waters from New Zealand via Noumea on […]

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by   TUESDAY OCT 20 The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the planet has surpassed 40 million, but experts say that is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the true impact of the pandemic that has upended life and […]

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by   MONDAY OCT 19 Five travellers from New Zealand have been forced into hotel quarantine in Adelaide after arriving unexpectedly on a flight from Sydney. South Australia is not yet part of a travel bubble with New Zealand, which currently only New […]

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by FRIDAY 16, October 2020 The first of three flights has touched down at Sydney Airport, carrying international passengers that, for the first time in seven months, will not  need to quarantine upon arrival. Just one case of coronavirus was recorded today […]

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by   THURSDAY OCT 15 The World Health Organization says it expects a rise in deaths from COVID-19 amid new waves of infection across much of Europe, as some EU leaders announce measures to contain the spread. With new cases hitting about […]

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by   Disgraced former Liberal MP Daryl Maguire faced a hours questioning at the ICAC inquiry today, as the NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian further distanced herself from him. The NSW Premier’s former close friend is fronting an Independent Commission Against Corruption inquiry […]

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by   TUESDAY OCT 13 There are renewed calls to end Victoria’s harsh lockdown after Premier Daniel Andrews admitted it might now be be “as good as it will get”.   Under Premier Daniel Andrews’ road map to recovery, the state required […]

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by FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9 US President Donald Trump says he will not participate in a virtual debate with Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates announced on Thursday morning (local time) that the second US presidential debate would […]

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by Thursday, October 8 William Tyrrell’s 10-year-old sister has made an emotional promise to find her sibling, telling an inquest into his disappearance she wants to become a detective and solve the case. The pair were playing “tigers” on the lawn of […]

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by FRIDAY 2ND OCTOBER 2020 Australia has agreed to a travel bubble deal with New Zealand, with the first trans-Tasman flights to depart in two weeks, the Federal Government has confirmed. Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack said quarantine-free travel will begin from […]

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by   THURSDAY, OCT 1 Prime Minister Scott Morrison says bolstering Australia’s local manufacturing industry will not only help with the economic recovery from the pandemic, but also provide opportunities for business on a global scale. Speaking at the National Press Club, […]

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by WEDNESDAY, SEPT 30 The first US presidential debate turned extraordinarily ugly today, as Donald Trump and Joe Biden hurled insults and repeatedly spoke over each other. The two candidates have been slagging each other off in public for months, but this […]

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by   TUESDAY SEPT 29 The Federal Treasurer says Victorian schools should be reopened as soon as possible after hearing reports of children as young as 12 being prescribed antidepressants during lockdown. Josh Frydenberg said while Victoria’s progression out of stage 4 […]

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by   MONDAY SEPT 28 Dreamworld’s parent company Ardent Leisure has been fined $3.6 million over the deaths of four people on the Thunder River Rapids Ride in 2016. Ardent Leisure pleaded guilty to three breaches of workplace health and safety laws. […]

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