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Bunnings, Kmart may join stores to close New! 2020-03-30 18:10:19Hardware and DIY giant Bunnings, Kmart and Ikea and several other warehouse style retailers may close their doors as the NSW Government moves to reduc

Fears for Melbourne aged care residents after worker New! 2020-03-30 18:10:19Residents of a Melbourne aged care centre may have been exposed to COVID-19 after a worker at the facility tested positive to the virus. The Assisi A

Qld introduces tough new border restrictions New! 2020-03-30 18:10:19New border restrictions in Queensland will come into effect from midnight on Friday. The restrictions will mean anyone with a state approved permit

NSW to ramp up coronavirus testing in concern New! 2020-03-30 18:10:19NSW will ramp up its coronavirus testing to ensure community transmission rates aren’t increasing, as the number of COVID-19 tests undertaken in

Virgin Aust seeking govt rescue package New! 2020-03-30 18:10:19Virgin Australia is seeking financial support from the federal government to survive the fallout from coronavirus crisis.

Verona Mayor and Police Stand at Attention Outside New! 2020-03-30 18:10:19Federico Sboarina, mayor of Verona, Italy, stood at attention alongside police officers in front of a large Italian flag outside Hospital Borgo Roma o

Twitter deletes Bolsonaro videos on virus New! 2020-03-30 18:10:19Twitter has deleted two posts by Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro in which he played down measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic.

NSW’s devastating bushfire season ends New! 2020-03-30 18:10:19The devastating bushfire season in NSW has officially ended with more than five million hectares of land burnt across the state.

Amputee frog hit by travel restrictions New! 2020-03-30 18:10:19A five-legged frog that's had its extra limb removed has been caught out by Queensland's coronavirus travel restrictions.

Govt stimulus ‘won’t stop recession’ but will ‘protect New! 2020-03-30 18:10:19AMP Capital Chief Economist Shane Oliver says the government's $130 billion wage subsidy scheme "probably won't" stop Australia from going into re

NT to impose tougher border measures 2020-03-30 00:10:59The Northern Territory is beefing-up its border controls, ordering all arrivals from interstate or overseas into 14-days of forced and supervised quar

Wage guarantee to be ‘one of the most 2020-03-30 00:10:59The Morrison's forthcoming wage guarantee will be critical in ensuring unemployment does not spiral to 20 per cent during the coronavirus pandemic,

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Early flu shots a 'risk worth taking' 2020-03-30 09:01:00Australians are being urged to visit the GP for their influenza vaccine because the nation cannot afford a second health crisis.

From the Archives, 1973: Good dog saves lives 2020-03-30 09:00:00Carnival workers camped in a Sydney park might have met a fiery death if not for the vigilance of Sooty, a six-month-old Silkie Terrier.

'Don’t get too excited' about flattening COVID-19 curve, 2020-03-30 09:00:00Can Australians be excused for thinking we won’t be hit as badly by the coronavirus as other parts of the world? The short answer is "not just

Bravery award for man caught up in tragic 2020-03-30 09:00:00Paul Robert Chaplin might’ve just received one of the country’s highest bravery honours but the 31-year-old is at pains to celebrate.

Stay away – your coastal retreat is not 2020-03-30 09:00:00Those using their coastal weekenders as retreats during the pandemic are placing a health and sustainability burden on those who live in those regions

A learning revolution in the classroom? I don't 2020-03-30 09:00:00Nothing about what we are doing currently is as good as what we were doing a few weeks ago.

I'm an unemployed sex worker - applying for 2020-03-30 09:00:00Explaining a gap in your CV to a middle manager at Woolies is a daunting prospect.

An economic hurricane is hurtling towards the South 2020-03-30 09:00:00Fiji will lose about a quarter of all jobs in the country, and Vanuatu will suffer even worse.

'Unacceptable': Minister slams DP World's plan to hike 2020-03-30 08:50:00The freight industry has attacked a 'tone deaf' plan to charge higher fees on imported goods passing through Melbourne's biggest cargo handling com

'Kill the ATAR': Call to cancel exams amid 2020-03-30 08:30:00Almost 4000 Victorian students graduated with an unscored VCE last year and educators are calling for the university ranking system to be dumped due t

Downer issuing missives from splendid isolation 2020-03-30 08:29:00How things have changed in the three weeks since Alexander Downer took to social media to complain about coronavirus "madness".

'He thanked me for saving his life': Bravery 2020-03-30 08:01:00Simon Eric Werne has been acknowledged with an Australian Bravery Award for saving his uncle.

AdelaideNow | Daily

Alarming jump in Melbourne coronavirus hotspots New! 2020-03-31 00:08:47The latest Department of Health and Human Services data shows Victoria’s total number of positive cases jumped to 917 – an increase of 96

Cairns siege gunman shot by police identified New! 2020-03-31 00:08:47A GUNMAN shot dead by police after a 10-hour siege has been identified as Mossman man and former Army serviceman Khrys Alan Mark-Kelly Vignes.

Power pole up-ended by erratic driver New! 2020-03-31 00:08:47A MAN is in police custody after a dramatic crash outside the Woolworths at the Smith Street Collective in Southport, destroying a power pole.

State’s North ground zero for community transmission New! 2020-03-31 00:08:47ANYONE in the Devonport area suffering respiratory issues is being tested for coronavirus as health authorities work to determine if the region is the

Three babies among 96 new coronavirus cases New! 2020-03-31 00:08:47This coronavirus article is unlocked and free to read in the interest of community health and safety. For full access to trusted news from the Herald

Dancing in the streets New! 2020-03-31 00:08:47COVID-19 has put communities into lockdown but residents of a Torquay Street are still having a good time

Australians saving money on day-to-day expenses New! 2020-03-31 00:08:47With one in four Australians working from home, people are capable of saving money with day-to-day spending decreasing following mass business closure

Public health alert for Far North after PCYC New! 2020-03-31 00:08:47QUEENSLAND Health has issued a public health alert for the Edmonton PCYC in Cairns after three people confirmed to have coronavirus attended a wrestli

Easy ways to survive financially during COVID-19 New! 2020-03-31 00:08:47Curbing discretionary spending and acting early to get help are the keys to being able to cope financially over the coming months.

COVID-19: All your business and retail questions answered New! 2020-03-31 00:08:47UNDER tough new Federally-mandated lockdown laws, the following businesses are not permitted to operate in public places:

Man caught sharing child abuse images New! 2020-03-30 18:08:35A FORMER Gold Coast man who shared a child abuse image, downloaded and viewed scores of child abuse images and videos in a just a year will not spend

Bunnings, Kmart may join stores to close New! 2020-03-30 18:08:35Hardware and DIY giant Bunnings, Kmart and Ikea and several other warehouse style retailers may close their doors as the NSW Government moves to reduc

NT News and Galleries | NT

$130b wage subsidy will ‘breath life’ back into New! 2020-03-30 18:08:20TERRITORY business leaders say the Federal Government’s $130 billion coronavirus wage subsidy package will breathe some life back into the NT&rs

Urgent plea for help on rentals New! 2020-03-30 18:08:20THE Territory’s leading authority in real estate is calling for the NT and federal governments to provide immediate financial assistance for the

$130b jobs package gives Jimmy hope New! 2020-03-30 18:08:20POPULAR Darwin restaurateur Jimmy Shu was too busy working to keep his business afloat to hear Prime Minister Scott Morrison announce his $130 billion

Top NT private schools to consider waiving fees New! 2020-03-30 18:08:20DARWIN’S leading private schools will consider waiving fees for struggling parents as non-government schools interstate begin providing financia

CDU students working to fill hand sanitiser void New! 2020-03-30 18:08:20HEALTH science, engineering and education students at Charles Darwin University have been spending their spare time making hand sanitiser to help addr

NT resorts, casinos cut deeply as 800 workers New! 2020-03-30 18:08:20MORE than 800 casino and resort workers around the Northern Territory have been laid off in the past week due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

US Marines’ deployment to Darwin called off due New! 2020-03-30 18:08:20THE Federal Government has decided not to proceed with the deployment of 2500 US Marines to Darwin at this time, in light of the ongoing coronavirus c

High Court reserves Don Dale appeal ruling New! 2020-03-30 18:08:20THE High Court has reserved its final ruling on whether four former Don Dale detainees should receive compensation for being tear gassed at the facili

Foster pets can be a comfort during time New! 2020-03-30 18:08:20TERRITORIANS in self-isolation are being encouraged to foster a furry friend to improve their mental health.

Interstate NT arrivals to go into forced quarantine New! 2020-03-30 18:08:20THE Territory Government has toughened its border controls again, now forcing all non-essential interstate travellers into quarantine for 14 days too

More than a dozen Darwin-bound flights cancelled 2020-03-29 00:23:05AN INTERNATIONAL flight from Singapore to Darwin was one of 16 flights headed to the Top End cancelled since Saturday amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Man arrested for drugs, taser possession after police 2020-03-29 00:23:05A MAN has been arrested after a chase in Palmerston on Saturday night, with NT Police dog Drax locating the suspect allegedly in possession of drugs a

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WHO: French Polynesia well placed to cope with 2020-03-12 16:00:00The World Health Organization says French Polynesia’s health systems are well placed to cope with the Pacific’s first COVID-19 case.

Medical researcher calls for health reform for Aboriginal 2020-03-11 16:00:00An Australian medical researcher and Torres Strait Islander woman has been recognised for her work tackling high rates of kidney disease among Aborigi

Pacific Beat: Thursday 2020-03-11 16:00:00On the program: We start in Papua New Guinea, where a provincial government has taken the law into its own hands to crack down on illegal logging and

PNG's New Ireland province shuts down suspected illegal 2020-03-11 16:00:00In Papua New Guinea, the New Ireland provincial government has taken the law into its own hands to crack down on illegal logging.

Shock as jury finds Tonga's former Prime Minister 2020-03-10 16:00:00Tongans have been left shocked this week as one of the country's former Prime Minister was found guilty by a jury on three charges over his role in a

Pacific Beat: Wednesday 2020-03-10 16:00:00On the program: Candidates standing in Vanuatu's national election next week have been warned not to use Australia's seasonal workers scheme to woo

Vanuatu election candidates could be using Australia's seasonal 2020-03-10 16:00:00The Labour Commission has received reports that some recruiters for the scheme who are also running for parliament are urging people to vote for them

Samoa rape survivor braving trauma to 'help save 2020-03-09 16:00:00A young Samoan rape survivor who shared her story at last week's historic UN meeting on children's human rights in Apia, says she is doing so to hel

Pacific Beat: Tuesday 2020-03-09 16:00:00On the program: Serious concerns have been raised about the safety of refugees who remain in Papua New Guinea, after two attacks on a Port Moresby hot

Public promised to be consulted over controversial Vanuatu 2020-03-09 16:00:00Vanuatu's caretaker Foreign Minister tells Pacific Beat that he has been concerned about the government's 'citizenship for investment' programs fo

Vanuatu's controversial citizenship for sale program under scrutiny 2020-03-09 16:00:00Could Vanuatu's lucrative "citizenship for sale" policy be dumped by the new government after next week's election?

Pacific Beat: Monday 2020-03-08 16:00:00On the program: Marshall Islands takes unprecedented steps to stop the coronavirus outbreak from reaching its shores, by completely stopping all incom

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