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New COVID-19 Payment To Keep Senior Australians In Residential Aged Care Safe

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Residential aged care providers will benefit from an additional COVID-19 specific support package totalling $205 million under targeted measures announced today by the Morrison Government. It takes the total COVID-19 specific Federal Government funding for aged care to more than $850 million. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the latest injection of funds was aimed at … Continue reading “New COVID-19 Payment To Keep Senior Australians In Residential Aged Care Safe”

Police appeal to locate wanted man – Newcastle

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Detectives are appealing for community assistance to locate a man wanted on an outstanding warrant, who is believed to be in the Newcastle area. Jake Clarke, aged 23, is wanted by virtue of an outstanding arrest warrant relating to a shooting earlier this year. Investigators from Fairfield City Police Area Command attached to Strike Force … Continue reading “Police appeal to locate wanted man – Newcastle”

Man in court after shoppers abused, police and ambulance officers spat on, assaulted

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A man is due in Parramatta Bail Court today charged after allegedly abusing members of the public, assaulting police and spitting. Officers from Kings Cross Police Area Command were called to Crown Street, Woolloomooloo, about 9.10pm (Friday 1 May 2020), responding to reports a man was running through traffic hitting cars, then abusing shoppers at … Continue reading “Man in court after shoppers abused, police and ambulance officers spat on, assaulted”

NSW Health Minister says NRL players not exempt from quarantine rules

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New Zealand’s NRL team the Warriors not receive any “special treatment” under NSW lockdown laws, Health Minister Brad Hazzard has said.

Bizarre TV interview with ‘Grim Reaper’ goes viral

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A Florida man is protesting beaches being re-opened in the US during the coronavirus pandemic by dressing up as the Grim Reaper.

Toward Greener Plastics

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Researchers and companies are working on new kinds of biodegradable packaging, bottles and other products that break down like compost.

Blizzard warnings for popular ski resorts

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Parts of the country’s southeast are in the grip of an icy blast to mark the start of May.

Google data shows lockdown fatigue in Australia

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Mobile phone tracking data collected by Google shows Australians and Americans increasingly leaving their homes, after weeks of lockdown rules.

Why the Chernobyl disaster is resonating loudly 34 years on

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Barbs and outrage are flying thick and fast over different world governments’ responses to the coronavirus crisis – but another disaster in recent history should have provided a salient lesson in dismissing a problem.

Has your state eased lockdown restrictions?

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States around the country are getting a taste of normalcy this weekend as lockdown restrictions ease following rapid declines in infection rates.

US special agent ‘stole PPE from agency warehouse’

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A US Drug Enforcement Administration agent allegedly stole personal protective equipment and other supplies from an agency warehouse in Florida amid shortages.

North Koreans cheer wildly for Kim Jong-un after rumours of his death

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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made his first public appearance in 20 days as he celebrated the completion of a fertiliser factory near Pyongyang.

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