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Family first policy pays off with Doncaster karma for Innes jnr

“To win it was amazing and because no one was there it was more special because I could hear the boys.” Innes was in tears pulling up and they have flowed freely since as well. However, harsh reality hit home on Sunday when Glen Boss was booked to ride Nettoyer …

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Coronavirus Updates Live: CMO urges Australians to stay home at Easter

Cruise ships, schools and churches may be contributing to the spread of COVID-19 due to inadequate cleaning, infection researchers have warned, with the virus able to survive for days on certain surfaces. Coronaviruses can remain infectious on surfaces for up to nine days, according to a review in the Journal …

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Race-by-race tips and preview for Queanbeyan on Monday

RACE 2 – 1.20PM: MARK HALLAM BUILDERS MAIDEN PLATE (900m) Still with the maidens, and back to scamper trip with any number of chances. Liked the second of two trials from three-year-old gelding and first starter 5. Fat Gecko (Magnus x Safety Pin by Pins) who ran through the line …

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Everything in its right place for three-year-old to break through

Cleary then saddles up improving three-year-old Oliver Skoona coming off a dominant second-up win, but five-year-old Eaglehawk and six-year-old Hajduk lead a pack of four Canberra raiders. In one of the more open contests – a BM50 over 1460m – popular Canberra partnership Ron Weston and John Nisbet will be …

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‘This generation as strong as any’: Queen urges Brits to respond to challenge

“There will be a lot of death, unfortunately,” the American President said in a sombre start to his daily briefing on the pandemic. “There will be death.” Andrew Cuomo, Governor of New York, the hardest hit state in the US, praised China for facilitating a shipment of 1000 ventilators. In …

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One of the most crucial aspects of containing COVID-19 is overlooked

“When you take the disinfection cleaning system into the community – places like schools, churches where clusters are known to occur or even in the home where one person is sick and potentially contaminating surfaces – that’s when we start to get worried.” The Ruby Princess cruise ship, which became …

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Dozens fined at car rally for breaching new social distancing rules

Deputy Commissioner Steve Gollschewski, the state disaster coordinator, said he was “disappointed and frustrated” by the incident, which “puts all Queenslanders at risk.” “It is inexcusable what happened at Rochedale last night and such blatant disregard for the lives of Queenslanders will not be tolerated,” he said. “Largely Queenslanders have …

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WA coronavirus LIVE: Premier Mark McGowan warns state border could be closed for six months

Australian chief medical officer Brendan Murphy has said the national cabinet is “pretty close” to revealing its coronavirus modelling. “National cabinet is going to consider some of the modelling work in the coming week,” he said. He said the national cabinet was “quite keen” to share “some of that” modelling …

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‘Wonderful success’: Optimism that Victoria has started to flatten the curve

This month, however, the number of positive diagnoses has slowed significantly, with the daily rate of growth slashed to about 4 per cent. The rise in the number of new cases has dropped day on day for three consecutive days. The 20 positive tests announced on Sunday represented a rate …

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Criminal investigation launched into Ruby Princess fiasco

“We have seen the Police Commissioner’s announcement. In addition to willingly participating in the investigation, Carnival Australia will vigorously respond to any allegations of which there must now be full disclosure and the basis for them,” the spokesman said. Mr Fuller said that from his perspective “there are many unanswered …

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