The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects economic growth in Australia to rebound despite the global economy facing a downturn “far worse than during the 2009 global financial crisis” as a result of the impact of the coronavirus crisis. The IMF is forecasting the global economy to fall by 3.0 per cent in 2020 which compares … Continue reading “IMF Expects Australia’s Economic Growth to Rebound”
Vital infrastructure projects will be fast-tracked in regional NSW to help local industries, councils and communities rebuild and recover from the impacts of drought, bushfire and COVID-19. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional NSW John Barilaro said more than $100 million of the NSW Government’s COVID-19 stimulus package will go towards the expansion of plantation … Continue reading “NSW GOVERNMENT TO BOOST RESILIENCE IN REGIONAL NSW AMID COVID-19”
Two teenage boys will face court today after an alleged pursuit through Newcastle overnight. About 3.35am today (Wednesday 15 April 2020), officers from Newcastle City Police District were patrolling Parkway Avenue, Cooks Hill, when they observed a black Volvo SUV driving at speed – police will allege the vehicle was stolen from a Merewether property … Continue reading “Teenage boys charged following police pursuit – Newcastle”
A man has had 10 centimetre blade delicately removed from his head more than 24 years after a violent mugging had seen the knife embedded there.
Earlier today (Wednesday 15 April 2020), officers from Nepean Police Area Command conducted inquiries after a health care worker at an aged care facility at Caddens tested positive to COVID-19. Police spoke with the organization’s CEO and the facility manager, and have been provided significant information relating to possible contacts with residents and other staff, … Continue reading “Inquiries conducted in relation to positive cases of COVID-19 at aged care facility – Caddens”
A man, who escaped yesterday from a minimum-security correctional facility at Cessnock, has been arrested. The 30-year-old inmate was reported missing from the facility on Lindsay Street about 11.15am (Wednesday 15 April 2020). About 6pm (Wednesday 15 April 2020), police attended Cooper Street, Cessnock after receiving information a man matching his description had been seen. … Continue reading “Escapee arrested – Cessnock”
Police in Atlanta are looking for a woman who filmed herself coughing on a family as part of a coronavirus “social media challenge”.
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A potentially deadly brown snake found the ultimate hiding spot inside a Queensland home, forcing an expert wrangler to search for more than an hour to find the reptile.
See the latest stories on the coronavirus outbreak. It can be hard to know how well your child is coping with the impact of school closures during the coronavirus pandemic. By now most kids will have been at home for several weeks, sep…
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A police officer tried to stop the rider about 2.30am after the bike was seen driving without lights on the wrong side of the road in Tuggerah Lakes.