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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 […]

Searingly Beautiful …… AVE (Australian Vocal Ensemble) Launches!

by   The 80 minute performance was searingly beautiful, pitch perfect, and paved new musical ways. On Saturday evening Katie Noonan, Fiona Campbell, Andrew Goodwin and Andrew O’Connor made musical history in launching Katie’s AVE – Australian Vocal Ensemble – a national first acapella quartet celebrating old and new Australian […]

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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, […]

SheDiscovers What’s New This Week

by New Book Release – Homecoming by Elfie Shiosaki Our grandmothers’ stories teach us about Aboriginal women’s ways of being in our many worlds. Some of the stories in this collection are held in spoken histories, others in archival material, recontextualised with […]

An Amicable Divorce ‘Can Be Done’

by It is possible for a marriage to end amicably,  according to many people who responded to a recent ABC Life Matters series The Good Divorce.  In the series, ABC news anchor Tamara Oudyn explored how couples can separate without unduly damaging […]

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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 […]

What Katie Did Next   

by   Queensland’s Katie Noonan does not need an introduction. She has won 5 Arias and been nominated 27 times. She has released 20 albums, with seven platinum record sale moments. She is one of Australia’s greatest singers of all time. Yet […]

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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   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 […]

#SheInspires Beverley Bass

by   It’s just past nine on a balmy Friday morning in Brisbane, Australia and I’m dialling a number which will connect me to Texas. I’m not usually nervous about interviewing people but… today is special. My voice shakes as I hear […]

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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 […]

Buzzing About Books – Rainy Day Reads

by #SheSociety’s Michelle Beesley shares her favourite rainy day reads. Michelle BeesleyFreelance writer, wife and mother of three sons, occasional supply teacher and aspiring romance author, Michelle Beesley can be most often found in a coffee shop chatting with friends or beside […]

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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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