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Wed 8 Apr 2020

What you can and can’t do this Easter

What you can and can’t do this Easter

From family gatherings to last-minute chocolate runs, here’s what you can and can't do this Easter weekend under the government’s virus restrictions.

Virus a threat to sovereignty, PM declares

Virus a threat to sovereignty, PM declares

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has declared the coronavirus is a threat to Australia's sovereignty but says the nation will overcome it and rebuild.

‘Locals only’ signs appear at Qld beach

premium_icon ‘Locals only’ signs appear at Qld beach

Locals in a Gold Coast suburb fearful their beach will be next to close have taken matters into their own hands, telling non-residents to stay away.

Russian ship ordeal over for Aussie couple

premium_icon Russian ship ordeal over for Aussie couple

A Highton couple who were stranded in waters off Uruguay for two weeks have finally made it to Australian soil after successfully boarding a mercy flight.

‘Most controversial movie’ will be out tomorrow

‘Most controversial movie’ will be out tomorrow

Raging controversy saw its release scuttled last year and the coronavirus derailed its cinema debut. From tomorrow, you can watch it at home.

Lifeline for stranded backpackers

premium_icon Lifeline for stranded backpackers

It’s one of many acts of kindness shining through the city’s darkest moments as Australia grapples with the coronavirus.

Health Minister warns of penalties in Covid-19 update

Health Minister warns of penalties in Covid-19 update

"The deliberate transmission of COVID-19 is an offence under the general criminal laws that apply in every state and territory," he said.

People power shines through pandemic

People power shines through pandemic

Communities and businesses are finding ways both new and old to help their neighbours, friends and relatives while self-isolating.

BOQ to defer dividend after APRA advice

BOQ to defer dividend after APRA advice

Bank of Queensland has deferred paying shareholder dividends after APRA urged banks to reconsider them amid uncertainty due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Hadley, Jones in bitter clash over George Pell case

premium_icon Hadley, Jones in bitter clash over George Pell case

An almighty stoush erupted today involving top-rating radio hosts Ray Hadley and Alan Jones over Cardinal George Pell, who’s been acquitted of child sex abuse

One adult, child positive from Hilton hotel

One adult, child positive from Hilton hotel

NSW’s Chief Medical Officer has confirmed an adult and child have COVID-19 after a family in a quarantine hotel were rushed to hospital.

How JobKeeper will change your work

How JobKeeper will change your work

The government’s $130 billion wage subsidy scheme is set to be approved today and it could spell massive changes to your normal role.

What happens to the most vulnerable during a pandemic

premium_icon What happens to the most vulnerable during a pandemic

Society's most vulnerable are now facing more struggles during the COVID-19 pandemic

Future shock: Secret modelling’s nightmare scenario

premium_icon Future shock: Secret modelling’s nightmare scenario

Secret modelling released for the first time shows what would have become of Australia had coronavirus spread unchecked

Tiger King ‘100 times worse’ in real life

Tiger King ‘100 times worse’ in real life

The Tiger King’s niece has claimed her uncle – known as Joe Exotic – was far more cruel than the popular Netflix documentary portrayed.

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