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Andrews pressed on handling of pandemic in parliamentary committee

Victoria’s Liberal Opposition Leader, Michael O’Brien, earlier said he hoped the Premier would tell the truth to the committee. “We want him to tell us who was responsible for the decision to put untrained bureaucrats and unprofessional private security guards in charge of hotel quarantine, instead of using the police …

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Coronavirus updates LIVE: 19 deaths for second day as Victoria records 331 new cases; NSW on alert as Sydney school cluster grows

Premier Daniel Andrews is speaking at a public accounts and estimates committee where he will be quizzed about his government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. You can watch his evidence live, below. If your live stream is buffering, or cutting in and out, you’re not alone. The load on this …

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‘Stranded’: Wolfpack forward Darcy Lussick vents as prospective owner wants SBW back next year

In a separate Tweet, Lussick called on the Rugby Football League (RFL) to intervene for the “mental health” of those affected. “3 months with no pay for the players, staff and families of the @TOwolfpack .. #mentalhealth @TheRFL @SuperLeague” Lussick Tweeted. The dramas haven’t scared off prospective buyers. Ricky Wilby, …

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WA urged against adopting ‘broken’ environmental approvals system

But Wilderness Society WA campaign manager Patrick Gardner said that same review found the current federal system was ineffective and inefficient and the WA government should exercise caution before adopting any aspects of it. “The review also recognised that the community does not trust the current system to make the …

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Ben Polson climbs to Australian Ninja Warrior glory

“While I’m a tall guy, standing underneath there, it really got me. You see it on TV, and it’sbig, but when I saw her in person, you start to doubt your own abilities,” Polson said. His climb to the top was careful and collected. Both Ben and Olivia spent countless …

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US to de-list non-compliant Chinese firms by end of 2021

Washington: US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said companies from China and other countries that do not comply with accounting standards will be delisted from US stock exchanges as of the end of 2021. Mnuchin and other officials recommended the move to the US Securities and Exchange Commission last …

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Victoria records 331 more cases, 19 more deaths

Victoria has recorded 19 coronavirus-related deaths for the second consecutive day and 331 new cases. There are hopes the state’s coronavirus case numbers are finally stabilising after a month of rapid escalation, but Victorians have been warned to brace for further deaths. Again, today’s figures were released via Twitter. The …

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ASX set for flat start as US-China tensions simmer

The a2 Milk Company has named Australian businessman David Bortolussi as its new chief executive after a six-month global search. Mr Bortolussi, who will assume the role early next year, is currently the group president for international innerwear at Hanes Brands and is a former chief strategy officer at Foster’s …

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Tablet interactive: Coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus pandemic is proving to be one of the toughest challenges of our generation. Visit our special coronavirus homepage to find important news updates, a link to our coronavirus newsletter, clear, useful information and tips for your wellbeing through this emergency. Tap below to follow our daily live blog.

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Motorcyclist found dead on Bruce Highway might have been parked: Police

A motorcyclist found dead on a Sunshine Coast highway might have been hit by a passing car while he was parked at an off ramp, with police investigating if he had been overtaken by a ute at high-speed before the incident. Emergency services were called about 11pm after the 48-year-old …

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