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Laidley lawyers hit out after former North Melbourne coach’s arrest

Lawyers for former AFL player and coach Dean Laidley are demanding an investigation into how photos of him inside a police station after his arrest were leaked. The 53-year-old was arrested on Saturday night outside a home in St Kilda and was charged with stalking and other offences. Former Kangaroos …

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Bulldogs called back to Melbourne to prepare for AFL restart

“There’s certainly, across the industry, the suggestion that we should get organised,” Gordon told SEN radio on Monday. “That’s true for the Bulldogs’ interstate players as much as anyone else’s.” Brisbane and Gold Coast have told their players to head back to Queensland after the state government last Friday eased …

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‘Never more critical’: Government pressed on low-carbon recovery study

Loading The jobs range from construction related to the building of new transmission and storage for the power sector, investment in hydrogen technology, to stepping up energy efficiency in homes and businesses that would have lasting benefits. “There is a lot NSW can do to future proof our economy by …

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Coronavirus updates LIVE: Global COVID-19 cases pass 3.3 million; nursing home under investigation; Australia’s death toll stands at 95

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will extend a national state of emergency over the coronavirus outbreak until May 31, local broadcaster NHK reported. Abe on Thursday signalled it would be difficult to lift the emergency on May 6 as originally planned, citing severe conditions in the health-care system. Japanese Prime …

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Coronavirus updates LIVE: Victoria records biggest single-day increase in COVID-19 in a fortnight, school to close after teacher tests positive

At least 29 Rohingya refugees from a fishing boat floating in the Bay of Bengal for weeks have landed on an island in southern Bangladesh, officials said Sunday. The refugees, including 15 women and six children, landed on Bhasan Char island on Saturday and are believed to be from one …

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‘It feels magical, we’re all buzzing’: Students share their thoughts on returning to school

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size With a staggered or full return to school on the horizon in NSW, the Herald asked students to tell us what they learnt from their remote learning experience and their feelings about about going back to school. Here’s a selection of their …

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Cricket Australia secures $50 million loan and applies for more

The players’ union has told its members via email it is “optimistic that the game is in a good financial position”, a sentiment emboldened by the game’s securing of a loan facility. Sources with knowledge of the talks between CA and stakeholders say the governing body has made it clear …

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Play it forward: Dangerfield warns cuts would damage football

“You hear the rumours … and they’re not just rumours, the AFL clearly want to reduce footy department spend,” Dangerfield told The Age. “That is clearly going to change the face of footy. Is that a good thing? I’m not sure.” The AFL’s desire for all clubs to only bring …

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NRL players won’t be forced to vaccinate, download tracing app

The flu vaccines are set to be rolled out at clubs throughout the week, but many have already done it personally in previous weeks. The RLPA has strongly advised its members to adhere to the NRL flu vaccine edict, but won’t force anyone to abide by it. The NRL and …

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