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'Forty-six days was enough': People across the globe emerge from lockdown

Sun, 2020-05-03 09:53
People in many parts of the world are emerging from their homes as virus-related restrictions begin to ease, even as the global pandemic took a turn for the worse elsewhere.
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NRL players won't be forced to vaccinate, download tracing app

Sun, 2020-05-03 09:51
The NRL will not force a group of anti-vax players to have a flu vaccination or download the COVID-19 tracing app.
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Warning on gambling industry's 'self-serving' push to lift lockdown

Sun, 2020-05-03 09:29
The head of one of the country’s largest gambling reform lobby groups worries pokies operators and casinos are giving "self-serving advice" to a Victorian taskforce charting a path out of coronavirus lockdown rules.
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Elimination of COVID-19 possible in Victoria if lockdown endures

Sun, 2020-05-03 09:14
Maintaining the restrictions and border lockdowns could lead to the virus being eliminated, rather than suppressed, epidemiologists say.
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Six more cases linked to coronavirus cluster at meatworks

Sun, 2020-05-03 09:02
Fifteen people linked to the meatworks have contracted coronavirus and 300 staff are being tested, but Victoria's Health Minister says there is no threat to public health.
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Older Queenslanders embracing new tech from video calls to blogging

Sun, 2020-05-03 09:00
The state's seniors are becoming tech-savvy during the pandemic to maintain their social connections and combat loneliness.
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From fish to rat: how early humans' tastes changed on long trip to Australia

Sun, 2020-05-03 09:00
New research has proved for the first time ancient humans adapted over time from eating fish to land-based animals as they made the long journey to Australia.
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ME's sneaky move undermines trust in banks at crucial time

Sun, 2020-05-03 09:00
The problems at Members Equity are just an early warning of much bigger challenges for banks and their customers in the months ahead.
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'Victims of our own success': Why Qld’s COVID-19 testing rate has fallen

Sun, 2020-05-03 08:58
Queensland recorded one new COVID-19 case on Sunday. Authorities don't know how they became infected.
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Fate of AAP delayed by several weeks as potential bidders circle

Sun, 2020-05-03 08:56
The Board of Australian Associated Press has entered "detailed" discussions with interested parties on a sale.
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Gallery: The best photos from around the world

Sun, 2020-05-03 08:52
The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.
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Coronavirus updates LIVE: Victoria records biggest single-day increase in COVID-19 in a fortnight, school to close after teacher tests positive

Sun, 2020-05-03 08:51
More than 3.3 million people worldwide have now tested positive for COVID-19.
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Coronavirus updates LIVE: Global COVID-19 cases pass 3.3 million; nursing home under investigation; Australia’s death toll stands at 95

Sun, 2020-05-03 08:50
If you suspect you or a family member has coronavirus you should call (not visit) your GP or ring the national Coronavirus Health Information Hotline on 1800 020 080.
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Labor internal angst at Kristina Keneally's call to lower immigration

Sun, 2020-05-03 08:47
Labor's call to overhaul and curtail the immigration program has won the cautious support from the union movement, but divided MPs with some concerned about the party sounding racist in its bid to slash the number of temporary workers.
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'This could be the making of us': Warriors finally land in Australia

Sun, 2020-05-03 08:31
After weeks of chaos and confusion, one of the last remaining pieces of the NRL's May 28 jigsaw was put in place just on dusk at Tamworth.
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A 'Bool carnival like no other - but all the stars will be there

Sun, 2020-05-03 08:31
Warrnambool will stage its traditional May carnival this week, although the riotous party atmosphere will be absent this time around.
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McEvoy backs Vorster tactics, says Sunlight simply didn't turn up

Sun, 2020-05-03 08:24
Trainer Tony McEvoy defended his jockey against the critics and said group 1 favourite Sunlight was beaten simply because she didn't turn up.
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Racing chiefs prepared to go head-to-head with AFL grand final

Sun, 2020-05-03 08:22
VRC chief executive Neil Wilson said all options would be considered for Derby Day if the AFL season stretched to the end of October
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Club owners optimistic about Fox Sports' A-League appetite

Sun, 2020-05-03 08:10
Perth Glory chairman Tony Sage is "very happy" Fox Sports has forwarded FFA its quarterly payment and is hopeful the rest of the broadcast deal will be honoured.
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Frustration in New Zealand as lockdown hits employment

Sun, 2020-05-03 08:01
Four of New Zealand's 20 district health regions report no active cases, and calls are growing for people to be allowed to return to work.
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