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  • 10 hours Victoria’s lowest case number in months News |Ls
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    BANNING the sale of tobacco to anyone under 21 in Tasmania would cost the small to medium business sector up to $1.5 million a year, an economist has found. ... more
  • 11 hours I don’t want a tax cut, I’d rather give it to the needy TheMercury |LS
    Tax cuts are coming for Australian workers, possibly to be announced as early as next month’s Federal Budget. ... more
  • 11 hours Victoria’s lowest case number in months TheMercury |LS
    Victoria has recorded 14 new coronavirus cases – its lowest tally for three months – as five more people died from the virus. ... more
  • 19 hours Jackie O and Sophie Monk open up about their 20-year friendship TheMercury |LS
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  • 19 hours Exclusive: Melanie C reveals Spice Girls are prioritising an Aussie tour TheMercury |LS
    In early March, Stellar photographed singer Melanie Chisholm during her visit to Australia. ... more
  • 19 hours Exclusive: Shayna Jack talks about her future in swimming TheMercury |LS
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  • 19 hours Adam Goodes: ‘It’s a chance to put a black person’s face on a busy corner’ TheMercury |LS
    The legend of Adam Goodes permeates deep and wide within the Australian psyche. He is an almost unrivalled star in our native sport, was given our nation’s highest honour and became a lightning rod for heroism and hate when he found himself in the vortex of an ugly wave of pack brutality. ... more
  • 22 hours ‘Black slave’ assignment upsets students News |Ls
    A high school teacher in Iowa in the US has been put “on leave” after asking students to “pretend you are a black slave” for a school assignment. ... more
  • 22 hours ‘Vile’ neighbour sends old man horror note News |Ls
    A grandfather recently received a vicious note from his neighbour that many people online are calling racist. ... more
  • 1 day Bride slammed for ‘tacky’ wedding demand TheMercury |LS
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  • 1 day ‘Absurd’ virus conspiracy debunked TheMercury |LS
    Victorian Chief Health Officer Professor Brett Sutton has smacked down common and “absurd” coronavirus conspiracy theories that are circulating in the community. ... more
  • 1 day Former Yellow Wiggle’s new role TheMercury |LS
    Former Yellow Wiggle Greg Page is attempting to break a world record for CPR in an effort to encourage others to learn the lifesaving skill that saved him earlier this year. ... more
  • 1 day Alleged border bandits hid in the boot TheMercury |LS
    A Victorian couple that allegedly snuck out of the state while hiding in the back of a ute are also accused of going on a wild shopping spree and purchased jewellery with a stolen credit card. ... more
  • 1 day Turia Pitt cracks the whip during lockdown TheMercury |LS
    If there’s one positive thing this coronavirus pandemic has given us, it’s the time to explore a whole new world of weird and wonderful hobbies. ... more
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  • 1 day Alleged border bandits hid in the boot News |Travel
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  • 1 day Bride slammed for ‘tacky’ wedding demand News |Ls
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  • 1 day Former Yellow Wiggle’s new role News |Ls
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  • 1 day Alleged border bandits hid in the boot News |Ls
    A Victorian couple that allegedly snuck out of the state while hiding in the back of a ute are also accused of going on a wild shopping spree and purchased jewellery with a stolen credit card. ... more
  • 1 day Disturbing reason women don’t want sex News |Ls
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  • 1 day Student raped by teacher shares last words News |Ls
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  • 1 day Turia Pitt cracks the whip during lockdown News |Ls
    If there’s one positive thing this coronavirus pandemic has given us, it’s the time to explore a whole new world of weird and wonderful hobbies. ... more
  • 1 day Qantas hints at more job cuts News |Travel
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  • 1 day Bizarre police search ends in false alarm News |Ls
    A frantic overnight search for a man who was last seen walking into the water fully clothed at Surfers Paradise Beach on Friday night has ended in a false alarm. ... more
  • 1 day Anti-lockdown protestors move to suburbia News |Ls
    Anti-lockdown protesters scattered in Melbourne due to a heavy police presence and instead headed to a suburban park. ... more
  • 1 day VIC records lowest COVID cases since June News |Ls
    Victoria has recorded 21 new coronavirus cases and seven more deaths on Saturday, the Department of Health and Human Services confirmed. ... more
  • 1 day 3 new cases of COVID in NSW News |Ls
    There have been three new cases of coronavirus diagnosed in NSW up to 8pm on Friday night. ... more
  • 1 day Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s dying wish News |Ls
    Legal powerhouse Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at the age of 87. ... more
  • 1 day No new COVID-19 cases in Qld News |Ls
    No new cases of COVID-19 have emerged in Queensland overnight, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk confirmed in a tweet on Saturday. ... more
  • 1 day ‘Off the scale in absurdity’ top doctor warns News |Ls
    Victorian Chief Health Officer Professor Brett Sutton has smacked down common and “absurd” coronavirus conspiracy theories that are circulating in the community. ... more
  • 1 day Sutton apologises for offensive comments News |Ls
    Victoria’s chief health officer has publicly apologised after “inadvertently calling out” Melbourne’s Afghani community when referring to the city’s deadly virus cluster in the southeastern suburbs. ... more
  • 1 day Baby dies sleeping with cannabis-smoking dad News |Ls
    A four-month-old baby died after his cannabis-smoking dad rolled onto him as they slept in the same bed, an inquest has heard. ... more
  • 1 day Foodie finds on Devonshire St, Surry Hills News |Ls
    Foodie finds on Devonshire St, Surry Hills with Sydney Eat Street. ... more
  • 1 day 3 new cases of COVID in NSW TheMercury |LS
    There have been three new cases of coronavirus diagnosed in NSW up to 8pm on Friday night. ... more
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    It’s hard to imagine anyone building a house that would block the amazing view that the owners of this house in Orange had access to. But while the view overlooking Spring Creek Dam is idyllic, the exposure is not. ... more
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    Anti-lockdown protesters are threatening to stage freedom rallies “like nothing you’ve ever seen before” in Melbourne’s CBD this weekend. ... more
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    Victoria has recorded 21 new coronavirus cases and seven more deaths on Saturday, the Department of Health and Human Services confirmed. ... more
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    Legal powerhouse Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at the age of 87. ... more
  • 1 day Forget lamb roast – give the vegetarian one a go TheMercury |LS
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  • 1 day Sutton apologises for offensive comments TheMercury |LS
    Victoria’s chief health officer has publicly apologised after “inadvertently calling out” Melbourne’s Afghani community when referring to the city’s deadly virus cluster in the southeastern suburbs. ... more
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    A four-month-old baby died after his cannabis-smoking dad rolled onto him as they slept in the same bed, an inquest has heard. ... more
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  • 2 days Open border no cure for tourism woes News |Travel
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  • 2 days Home has a beautiful view with a difficult aspect News |Ls
    It’s hard to imagine anyone building a house that would block the amazing view that the owners of this house in Orange had access to. But while the view overlooking Spring Creek Dam is idyllic, the exposure is not. ... more
  • 2 days New viral risk emerges ahead of warmer weather News |Ls
    Thousands of Victorians are at risk of serious illness – even death – as family pools go untreated since the start of lockdown and become “breeding grounds” for waterborne parasites. ... more
  • 2 days Man sues Starbucks after genitals scalded TheMercury |LS
    A man is suing Starbucks claiming he was so severely scalded by a hot tea he spent 11 days in a burns unit and was left unable to play the piano or be intimate with his partner. ... more
  • 2 days Fears 30k Aussies won’t be home by Xmas News |Travel
    A body representing the world’s airlines says they can’t be expected to “operate as charity services” as it warns Australia’s tight caps on international arrivals means thousands of Australians stranded overseas won’t be flown home by Christmas. ... more
  • 2 days Man sues Starbucks after genitals scalded News |Ls
    A man is suing Starbucks claiming he was so severely scalded by a hot tea he spent 11 days in a burns unit and was left unable to play the piano or be intimate with his partner. ... more
  • 2 days Urgent calls to change ‘ring of steel’ TheMercury |LS
    Melburnians living on the city’s fringe are so fed-up with the harsh stage four lockdown restrictions they want their suburbs rezoned as regional areas, according to a Melbourne MP. ... more
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    A coin expert has urged people to pay more attention to their spare change before giving it away, revealing some rare 5c, 20c and $1 coins could fetch you a whopping $20,000. ... more
  • 2 days Stoush over bid to cancel NYE fireworks TheMercury |LS
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    A mum who was slammed for letting her daughter drink “mouthfuls of beer” has defended her actions, claiming it “isn’t harmful to a baby”. ... more
  • 2 days 500 more stranded Aussies to fly to Qld TheMercury |LS
    The Queensland Premier said she was “heartbroken” to hear so many stories about Australians stranded overseas, as she announced her state would house an extra 500 returning expats a week by early next month. ... more
  • 2 days Frantic search for 73-year-old hiker TheMercury |LS
    A helicopter and trail bikes have been deployed in the search for a 73-year-old hiker who has been missing for more than 24 hours in dense scrub land on Fraser Island. ... more
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    The aged care watchdog is investigating at least seven in-home care providers accused of charging thousands of elderly Australians for personal protective equipment. ... more
  • 2 days States agree to take more stranded Aussies News |Travel
    More Australians stranded overseas will be able to return home, after National Cabinet agreed to a staged lifting of the arrivals cap. ... more
  • 2 days Billionaire TV star nabs flight to Australia News |Travel
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    The chief of Sydney Airport has taken a thinly veiled swipe at Queensland and Western Australia for their tough border stances, saying “self-interest has swallowed national interest”. ... more
  • 2 days Stoush over bid to cancel NYE fireworks News |Travel
    Sydney’s world famous New Year’s Eve fireworks would be canned this year if the city’s Lord Mayor had her way but the NSW Treasurer remains adamant they will go ahead. ... more
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    The Queensland Premier said she was “heartbroken” to hear so many stories about Australians stranded overseas, as she announced her state would house an extra 500 returning expats a week by early next month. ... more
  • 2 days Premier’s fury over ScoMo’s plan News |Travel
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  • 2 days SA border to open to NSW next week News |Travel
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    Motorists have suffered through heavy delays at Melbourne’s “ring of steel” checkpoints this morning as police warn drivers dodging roadblocks they “will not be missed by police in regional areas”. ... more
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