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‘Whispers in the sky’ no clearer 15 years after controversy

The comments also followed a tight match which Fremantle won by five points after kicking five goals through free kicks, many from questionable decisions. Revisiting the incident for the first time with Jones on Tuesday Head accepted that both he and Jones had differing views of the incident but could …

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Coronavirus updates LIVE: Donald Trump to suspend immigration into US as COVID-19 economic fallout hits Virgin Australia, oil price, Australian death toll at 72

A doctor at St George Hospital has tested positive for COVID-19. Several people who had close contact with the healthcare worker, including a number of staff members and patients, were identified and isolated. “There is no ongoing risk to patients or staff and there has been no impact on hospital …

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Coronavirus updates LIVE: Elective surgeries to resume; Virgin goes into administration; petrol below 80c; Australian death toll now 72

Natasha Pawlak, a flight attendant of more than two decades, can’t imagine her life without Virgin Australia. “It’s been an absolutely sick and gut-wrenching time,” she says. “You feel very numb and you feel empty and sad at the realisation of losing not just a job but a part of …

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‘Just amazing’: Relief and tears after IVF ban is lifted 

“Today’s announcement was just amazing. It has given us hope, and I’m sure a lot of other Victorian couples as well.” Ms Roberts said her first phone call on Wednesday would be to book into IVF. Melbourne IVF medical director Dr Lyndon Hale said the service had been unable to …

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Where to get tested for coronavirus in Queensland

Queensland Health has set up fever clinics in hospital emergency departments and community assessment centres across the state. In contrast to other states and territories, the department is not making the full list publicly available. Clinical nurse consultant Janice Geary demonstrates the testing procedure for Queensland Health Minister Steven Miles …

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Confusion, division and relief at plan to send NSW school students back to class

Attendance would then be lifted to two days, possibly in mid-June. If all goes well, students would return full-time when term three begins in July, albeit with restrictions, such as a ban on excursions and inter-school sports. Loading Public schools must follow the government’s model, but can make their own …

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WA lost 5.6 per cent of jobs within a week, ABS figures reveal

West Australians between 60 and 69 were the least impacted at 3.1 per cent. The 20-and-under age group also took the biggest hit in terms of wages. Payments to that cohort plummeted 12 per cent from the beginning of March to the beginning of April, and 7.9 per cent from …

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Lloyd Rayney’s ‘tendency to lie’ sees him banned from practising law

The SAT recommended Mr Rayney – who was once one of the state’s top prosecutors – be banned from practising law as his actions were “incompatible with anyone in the legal profession”. On Tuesday, the Full Bench of the Supreme Court handed down its decision to remove Mr Rayney’s name …

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Claremont killer trial LIVE: Fibre expert moves to carpet fibres found in Ciara Glennon’s hair

It will resume at 10am tomorrow. So far, Mr Powell has gone through 73 or the state’s 98 critical fibres. Mr Powell has moved onto the examination of the T-shirt Ciara was wearing at the time of her death. Mr Powell said 11 blue polyester fibres were recovered from a …

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‘It’s part of who I am’: Virgin Australia staff devastated as future hangs in the balance

The mantle of Ms Pawlak’s home at Maddingley, west of Melbourne, is filled with model airplanes and historical pictures of the aviation industry she adores. They are reminders of the 44-year-old’s two-decade career working for carriers including Impulse Airlines, which was acquired by Qantas in the early 2000s and later …

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