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Health alert issued after two international travellers board domestic flight without quarantine

The international travellers who managed to fly to Melbourne rather than being sent to quarantine at a Sydney hotel could have got escaped from a queue for a bus –
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Young elected officials urge Joe Biden to take climate action

Current and former elected officials with a focus on saving our planet have urged Joe Biden to join their cause in prioritising climate action, writes Jessica Corbett. ON THE EVE
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How her role in Wonder Woman 1984 changed Kristen Wiig

“I have to give most of the credit to Patty because in talking about the character she’s very conscious of all of those things and how they’re portrayed, and what
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Donald Trump heads to Georgia for two Republican senators while continuing to press vote fraud claims

US President Donald Trump will campaign on Saturday for two Republican senators in Georgia facing January runoffs, but some in his party worry he may do more harm than good
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New Hamilton qualifies 2nd

F1: 22 year old George Russell has qualified in second for the Sakhir GP as he stands in for Lewis Hamilton who is recovering from COVID-19. Source link
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'My mum thinks the Earth is flat': How to rescue a loved one from conspiracy theories

When Kasey Edwards first noticed the flat Earth poster in her mother’s house she believed it was harmless. It was the first sign her mother was drifting away from her
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Concerns over increase in veteran suicides in wake of Brereton report and delays to DVA payments because of COVID-19

A recent spate of suicides among serving and ex-serving ADF personnel has veterans organisations shocked and fearful of ongoing mental health issues. Key points: The past two months have seen
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What happened to the property price crash that was predicted but never came?

While Australia has been through the sharpest recession since the Great Depression, this bleak outlook for the property market has clearly not played out. CoreLogic data shows home prices jumped
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Environment Agency launches urgent probe after farmer bulldozed Herefordshire riverside beauty spot

A farmer who used a 16-ton bulldozer to destroy a riverside beauty spot has said he acted to protect local homes from flooding. John Price – a local potato and
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Environmental outlook for Blue Mountains downgraded due to fires, dam wall plans

Loading Climate change is considered as a “very high threat” for future fires, with the projected temperature increase over the 75-year period likely to be “beyond the adaptive capacity of
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Nowra tips: Greek tragedy won’t have a sequel

The Daily Telegraph’s Shayne O’Cass runs the rule over the Nowra program on Sunday in search of those elusive winners. Source link
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Pope updates Vatican financial authority following scandals

Pope Francis has revamped the Holy See’s financial intelligence and anti-money-laundering unit following financial scandals, including an ongoing in-house corruption probe, Vatican officials said Saturday. The changes involve the governance
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MUNGO MACCALLUM: That’s all she wrote

Acclaimed veteran journalist Mungo MacCallum is retiring from his life’s work. IA is grateful for Mungo’s contributions over a long period of time and wish him the best going forward. I
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The Trump administration has been ordered to reinstate protections program for immigrant ‘Dreamers’

In a rebuke to President Donald Trump’s administration, a judge on Friday ordered the US government to reopen to first-time applicants a program that protects from deportation and grants work
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Trade Minister vows to refer China to WTO if negotiations fall through

Trade Minister Simon Birmingham has vowed to take China to the World Trade Organization if all other avenues of negotiation fall through. Source link
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Australian national anthem sung in a First Nations language before Wallabies-Pumas rugby Test

Wallabies players have sung the Australian national anthem in both Eora language and English ahead of the Tri Nations Test against Argentina at the Western Sydney Stadium. Key points: Singer
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Cursed Hodge misses again as Wallabies draw with Argentina

Incredibly, it happened a third time and sums up the Wallabies’ year as they finish 2020 with yet another average result. But a late red card to Lukhan Salakaia-Loto, ill-discipline
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Federal Government proposes laws to break up merged unions

Attorney-General Christian Porter has announced proposed laws that would give merged unions a vote under the Fair Work Act to sever ties with each other. Key points: Mr Porter said
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Sydney Mardi Gras votes to keep NSW Police and Liberal Party at future parades

The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras has voted against excluding the NSW Police and the Liberal Party from all future parades. Key points: The Pride in Protest group says
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Tri Nations 2020 LIVE: Wallabies v Argentina at Bankwest Stadium

Can the Wallabies beat the Pumas by the 101 points they need to lift the Tri Nations trophy? Probably not. But can they end 2020 on a high? Source link
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Campaign aide for Sen. Kelly Loeffler, 20, dies in fiery three-car crash

A 20-year-old campaign staffer for Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler has died in a fiery, multi-car crash on Friday.  Harrison Deal, a young aide for Loeffler and former intern for GOP Sen.
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‘I love the club’: Young gun vows to repay Dogs’ faith

Footy young gun Jamarra Ugle-Hagan has vowed to repay the faith the Western Bulldogs have invested in him as part of their Next Generation Academy, saying he hopes to make
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Melbourne housing estate engulfed by tumbleweeds

A Melbourne housing estate has been overrun with tumbleweeds, forcing residents to stay indoors as the bizarre phenomenon sweeps through suburban streets. Dozens of homes have been swamped by the
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Fraser Island blaze downgrades, but conditions set to worsen

“People in the vicinity of Eli Creek, Yidney Rocks, The Oakes and Poyungan Valley should stay informed as the fire continues to burn in inaccessible terrain,” the alert said. Loading
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