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Queensland COVID-19 fines exceed $2 million

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While Queensland residents relished their first taste of relative freedom as coronavirus restrictions were eased slightly last week, some received a star reminder that social distancing measures are still in place.

Forestry – Back to Normal?

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Media release – Guy Barnett, Minister for Resources, 3 May 2020 Tasmanian forest industry shows confidence The Tasmanian Liberal Government is committed to protecting and building the forestry sector, recognising it is vital employer in many regional communities. While we are all faced with the extraordinary challenge of COVID-19, as the Resources Minister, I am […]

Flight Centre scraps $300 cancellation fee following public outcry

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Australia’s consumer watchdog has welcomed Flight Centre’s decision to stop charging customers for cancelling flights due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Aussie pub workers in crisis after coronavirus restrictions

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While coronavirus has had a devastating effect on the Australian economy as well as the lives of many of its citizens, there has been one other largely unsung victim.

Melbourne school shut down after teacher tests positive

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Victoria has recorded a rise in new COVID-19 cases overnight, including a Melbourne primary school teacher and six workers at a meat processing plant.

Sydney man charged with murder after wife found dead

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A 73-year-old man has been charged with murder after his wife was found dead in a garage at a western Sydney property.

Q&A Today: Life Balance Working from Home

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Resident advice columnist Eileen Lenson answers your questions. In the Q&A Today she provides tips about keeping your head straight while working from home.

Man arrested for trying to quarantine on Disney island

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Florida deputies have arrested a man who had been living out his quarantine on a shuttered Disney World island.

Heads should roll?

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Kathrine Morgan-Wicks COVID-19 State Health Commander Secretary, Department of Health Interim Report …However alongside epidemiological findings, we must also take into account the experience of the hospital system itself, its learnings and specialist advice, and the reality that our Tasmanian Health Service (THS) is learning, in real time, alongside their healthcare colleagues around the world, […]

At least 46 people killed in Venezuela prison riot

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At least 46 people have reportedly died in a riot at the Los Llanos Penitentiary in the Venezuelan state of Portuguesa.

Elderly Sydney nursing home resident dies amid fears of second wave

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Another resident has died at the western Sydney nursing home at the centre of a coronavirus cluster, bringing the total deaths linked to the facility to fourteen.

Fewer people hospitalised with coronavirus in Italy

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The number of beds occupied by coronavirus patients in Italy have continued to decline, while Spain has begun easing lockdown restrictions.

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