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by   NEWSDESK THURSDAY, November 11 The world’s two biggest carbon-polluting countries, China and the United States, have agreed to work together to redouble efforts to fight climate change. In a surprise joint statement issued at the COP26 climate talks in Scotland, […]

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by   TUESDAY,  November 9 The Queensland mask mandate could come to an end today, with the state set to pass the 80 per cent vaccination level for first doses. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk tweeted the announcement this morning. “Masks will no longer […]

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by   MONDAY, November 8 Victoria has recorded 1,126 new local COVID-19 cases and five deaths. There are now 16,178 active cases of the virus in Victoria, and 366 people have died during the current Delta outbreak. Victoria’s Deputy Premier James Merlino […]

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by   Four-year-old Cleo Smith has been found “alive and well” in Western Australia, 18 days after she disappeared. Detectives found Cleo in the early hours of this morning after breaking into a house in Carnarvon, about 70km from the campsite where […]

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by   Monday, November 1 Tearful reunions have returned at Sydney Airport for the first time in 20 months with landing Australians able to hug relieved family and friends waiting to greet them. From this morning, hotel quarantine and the cap on […]

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by   TUESDAY, October 26 Australia has joined the world in promising to make the nation carbon neutral by 2050, ahead of a global climate change summit. Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the government’s plan would see more than $20 billion invested […]

BIFF Opening Night at QPAC

by On Thursday 21 October, over 600 people were in attendance on the Opening Night of the 27th Annual Brisbane International Film Festival at QPAC which showcased the Queensland Premiere of Leah Purcell’s film The Drover’s Wife The Legend of Molly Johnson. […]

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by FRIDAY, October 22 After more than a month of searching, the FBI says Gabby Petito’s fiancé, Brian Laundrie, has been found dead. The agency confirmed the human remains found on October 20 at the Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park in Florida belonged […]

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by THURSDAY, October 21 The search for Brian Laundrie, who has been the sole person of interest since his girlfriend Gabby Petito was strangled to death last month, may have come to an end, after human remains were discovered in the place […]

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by   TUESDAY, October 19 Seventy per cent of Australians aged 16 and older have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, a national milestone in the government’s plan to reopen the country. While vaccination rates differ between states, causing a staggered move to […]

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by   MONDAY, October 18 Queenslanders have been warned the dates announced in the roadmap to reopening announced on Monday are fixed, and the state will be reopened even if vaccination targets were not met. The announcement signalled that vaccination would become the first […]

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by FRIDAY, October 14 NSW will open its borders to fully vaccinated international travellers — who will no longer need to quarantine in hotels, or at home — from next month. In a major policy shift, Premier Dominic Perrottet announced people from […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 13 The Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne will introduce mandatory rapid COVID-19 testing for visitors after a virus scare at the hospital’s neonatal ICU. It comes as Victoria records 1,571 new cases and 13 deaths — the highest […]

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by   TUESDAY, October 12 NSW has seen a massive drop in its daily Covid cases just one day after Sydney opened up — as the state’s vaccine success story continues. There were just 360 new cases detected in today’s figures — […]

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by   THURSDAY, October 7 A six-hour closed-door meeting between top US and Chinese officials at an airport hotel in Switzerland has ended with an agreement for the presidents of both nations to hold a “virtual summit” before the end of the […]

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by   WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6 Queensland has recorded no new locally acquired COVID-19 cases, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says. The Premier said the news was “unbelievable” and thanked Queenslanders for doing the “right thing”. In the past 24 hours, 12,829 Queenslanders were tested. […]

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by   TUESDAY, October 5 Victoria has recorded 1,763 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 and four more deaths of people with the virus. This is the biggest number of daily cases recorded in Australia throughout the entire pandemic. Today’s spike follows […]

BIFF 2021 – It’s Officially Launched!

by Today marks the official launch for the 27th Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF).  BIFF 2021 is a celebration of films for audiences seeking new perspectives and memorable experiences and after a year and a half of minimal cultural and artistic experiences […]

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by   THURSDAY, September 30 Queensland has recorded six new community cases of COVID-19 and new restrictions will be introduced for parts of the state’s south-east and the Townsville region, but Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says authorities are “not too concerned at this […]

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by   Wednesday, September 29 Queensland has recorded one new community case of COVID-19, a close contact of the Eatons Hill man who works at an aviation training facility that tested positive on Monday. One Queensland truck driver also tested positive in […]

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