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NSW case numbers drop to 265 as premier flags future ‘challenge’

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Students across New South Wales will begin returning to school from today as the state welcomes a further easing of restrictions.

Victoria to move towards home quarantine for fully vaccinated travellers

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Premier Daniel Andrews suggests the state will axe hotel quarantine for fully vaccinated international arrivals.

Man who was jailed for murder at 13 to be released aged 41 in US

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Eric M Smith, who was 13 when he killed a four-year-old boy with a rock in western New York, has been granted parole in the US, corrections officials said on the weekend.

Robert Durst, convicted murderer, has COVID-19

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Robert Durst, the notorious subject of the HBO docuseries The Jinx, has been diagnosed with COVID-19

Police divers join hunt for missing Queensland spear fisherman

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Police divers have joined the hunt for a missing spear fisherman as the search enters its third day.

Queensland Premier reveals COVID-19 roadmap

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Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has outlined the state’s COVID-19 roadmap and implored residents to get vaccinated.

ICAC inquiry into former NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian begins today

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The hearing will investigate whether Ms Berejiklian breached the public trust in matters relating to her former partner, ex-MP Daryl Maguire.

Greens target balance of power with $300K homes

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The Greens have today announced a plan to build 125,000 new homes and sell them to people locked out of housing for $300,000. Young people locked out of the housing market could decide a number of key inner city elections around the country, including Griffith in Brisbane. With a tight election looming, a win in … Continue reading “Greens target balance of power with $300K homes”

Greens announce plan to build one million homes

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The Greens have today announced that in balance of power after the next election, they will push a plan to build one million new publicly-owned, affordable, high-quality and sustainable homes. The Greens’ push for secure housing comes as property prices surge to record highs and a generation has been locked out of home ownership, unable … Continue reading “Greens announce plan to build one million homes”

Australia secures additional COVID-19 treatments

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The Australian Government has secured access to two additional COVID-19 treatments to support the National Plan to Transition Australia’s COVID-19 response, following expert medical advice. Under a new  management with Roche Products Pty Ltd, Australia will be supplied with 15,000 doses of the COVID-19 antibody-based therapy, Ronapreve. First supply of this treatment is expected to … Continue reading “Australia secures additional COVID-19 treatments”

Nominations now open for City of Newcastle 2022 Citizen of the Year Awards

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As another challenging year draws to a close, City of Newcastle is calling for nominations for its 2022 Citizen of the Year Awards to recognise the strength, resilience and excellence of Novocastrians. Nominations are being sought for Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Senior Citizen of the Year and Community Group of … Continue reading “Nominations now open for City of Newcastle 2022 Citizen of the Year Awards”

$130 million to fast track NSW Mental Health Recovery

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The Perrottet Government’s economic roadmap has mental health as a top priority with a record $130 million to provide immediate access to help for anyone whose mental health has been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding boost will provide more appointments for psychology and psychiatry services, address the sharp rise in eating disorders and … Continue reading “$130 million to fast track NSW Mental Health Recovery”

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