Daily News Roundup

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 […]

Daily News Round-up

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 […]

Daily News Roundup

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 […]

Daily News Roundup

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 […]

Daily News Roundup

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 […]

Daily News Roundup

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.   […]

Daily News Round-up

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 […]

Daily News Roundup

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 […]

Daily News Roundup

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 […]

Daily News Roundup

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 […]

Daily News Roundup

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 […]

Daily News Round-up

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 […]

Daily News Roundup

by   THURSDAY, MARCH 11 The federal government will halve the price of nearly 800,000 airline tickets as part of a $1.2 billion package aimed at getting more Australians to spend big on domestic holidays. The move is designed to prop up […]

Daily News Roundup

by   WEDNESDAY, March 10 The Queen has broken her silence over Prince Harry and Meghan’s tell-all interview, saying allegations of racism were “concerning” and they would be handled by the royal family “privately”. It came as the fallout from the interview […]

Daily News Roundup

by   TUESDAY, MARCH 9 Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has gone to hospital after falling over at his home while getting ready this morning and is now in intensive care. His office told the ABC that Mr Andrews did not have head […]

Daily News Roundup

by   MONDAY, MARCH 8 Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex has held nothing back during her tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey. One of the most explosive claims is Meghan revealing it was the palace who didn’t want her and Prince Harry’s son, Archie, to have […]

Daily News Roundup

by Friday, March 5 The first locally produced doses of the AstraZeneca vaccines will be administered in just over a fortnight. Speaking after a meeting of National Cabinet, Federal Health Department secretary Brendan Murphy said the CSL facility in Melbourne was on track […]

Daily News Roundup

by   THURSDAY, MARCH 4 Seventy-six of Australia’s top scientists and doctors are demanding Kathleen Folbigg — convicted of killing four of her infant children — be released from jail and pardoned immediately. Folbigg, 53, was jailed for 30 years in 2003 […]

Daily News Roundup

by   WEDNESDAY, February 3 Christian Porter has identified himself as the Cabinet minister who is facing a historical rape allegation. The Attorney-General fronted the media in Perth to strenuously deny the allegation. Mr Porter, in an anonymous letter sent to the […]

1 2 3 4 5 34